Siemens TIA Portal with more openness and end-to-end work processes
• TIA Portal V14 SP1: Practical function extensions for the TIA Portal V14 engineering framework
• Focus on openness and engineering efficiency
• AutomationML for standardized data exchange with engineering software and CAE systems
Siemens is expanding its engineering framework to include a range of new practical functions to shorten engineering times with Service Pack 1 for TIA Portal V14...
New educational videos help solve common linear actuator and ball screw issues
Thomson’s “Tech Tips” short-form videos support design engineers who may face potential mishaps or simply want to ensure proper operation of their linear motion control components. Each contain easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance in a concise, logical format.
Thomson has recently added 21 new videos that deal specifically with their industrial linear actuators and precision ball screws.
This month Carlo Gavazzi announced the new WM20 Three-Phase Power Analyzer, an exciting new product range targeted to assist manufacturers and end users in monitoring and managing escalating energy costs. The WM20 is a modular class 0.5S (kWh) 3-phase power analyzer which can be used for single, two and three phase systems. It is capable of measuring most relevant instantaneous electrical variables, harmonic distortion, and energy...
Modern PLC-based gantry with Siemens technology radically improves plant uptime and recovery time
Harry Major Machine is a global provider of industrial production solutions and services for manufacturers in diverse industries. They specialize in the design and manufacture of custom automated parts handling systems, industrial parts washers, assembly machines and special machines for use in multiple industries. For its highperformance and cost-efficient robotic gantry system Harry...
The EtherCAT Flexslice System is designed to let you do more! It offers fast flexible expansion for motion applications and can be used with Trio or 3rd Party Masters.
Trio’s Flexslice input/output modules provide a robust, high speed and flexible solution for both motion control and general automation. EtherCAT cycle times down to 250µsecs are supported and the bus coupler uses EBUS technology to bring all the sub-modules on to the EtherCAT network with no degradation in...
No chance of getting locked-in with Euchner’s new safety switch CTP-BI
• Transponder-coded safety switch with guard locking and guard lock monitoring
• Bistable locking function prevents people becoming locked inside the danger area
The CTP‑BI is based on the proven principle of the safety switch CTP and has an additional bistable locking function. In normal operation the guard locking is controlled via an input signal. When the operating voltage is switched...
Trio’s PC-MCAT 64 is an innovative “Motion + PC Solution”. A powerful quad core Intel Atom processor is used to drive both a high performance motion controller and a compact PC that can run user applications under Windows. The PC-MCAT software uses a real-time extension to allow both Windows and the motion controller to run directly on their own processor cores. The motion controller’s own dedicated EtherCAT master Ethernet port can launch...
New draw wire adaptor options added to the portfolio include an economical 7.5 m unit and a 15 m robust unit:
Small Form Factor
Maximum Measurement Range of 7.5 m
Light Plastic Housing
Wide Range of Interfaces
Robust Draw Wire Adapter
Maximum Measurement Range of 15 m
Suitable For Heavy Duty Applications
Wide Range of Interfaces