Autonomous charging system for factory AGVs

Automated Guided Vehicles will need this to keep going without operator intervention

New ATEX-compliant decentralised frequency inverter

Designed for pumps and conveyor integration, this is also IP 69K compliant

Intelligent pump controller for wastewater operations

This monitors via floats or a continuous level signal, with an alarm feature and status updates

Improving manufacturing with predictive analytics

The way maintenance is conducted on the shop floor is changing. Here’s how to take advantage

Making the most of legacy equipment

Improving connectivity in the factory may have obvious benefits, but what if the machinery is too old?

Moving towards more secure remote access

According to some data an estimated 60 to 70% of machine problems can be fixed remotely

New robot guidance for part localisation

These are for entry-level automation and for smaller parts

More electric rod-style actuators

These are for converting motion control applications with hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders to electric linear motion

New mixing machine

This is for liquids, pastes and powders

Mass flow technology with PROFINET network

Axetris mass flow controllers will soon be available with the PROFINET interface

Appearance is everything

How plant managers use technology to process irregular shaped foods

Taking the driver out of the factory

Some thoughts on how the manufacturing industry is benefitting from autonomous vehicles

Upgrades to flowmeter

Now measuring, process and diagnostic information is available real-time via a single communication channel

Registration now open for IMTS 2018

Strong economic growth bodes well for one of the busiest shows in years

New industrial Ethernet communication standard

Expanded range targets process engineering, water treatment and electroplating

Tips for choosing a 3D vision system

Some thoughts on software, perception and installation

New smart valve

IoT breakthrough for gas cylinder monitoring



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