Advanced servo technology in the smallest spaces

Compact servo motors allow precise positioning B&R is expanding its servo motor portfolio with the addition of the 8WS compact motor series. This makes it possible to implement servo applications that require highly precise synchronization and accurate positioning in limited space. Potential applications include gluing and dosing systems; grippers; measurement and testing equipment; filling systems…

Level regulation without blemish

Smart level sensors in chocolate paradise Capacitive sensors are a fine thing in and of themselves: They can detect levels of liquids, powders and granular materials through non-metallic container walls without the sensor coming into contact with the media. However, conventional capacitive sensors also have a number of disadvantages. The sensitivity of the sensor must…

Nitrogen for beverage

Gas self-production means lower operating costs and significant costsavings. The range of Atlas Copco generators have been designed in order to converge the need to have high purities to the need of low cost productivity, for large and small flow rates. Looking at the technological developments of recent years, research efforts have gone more and…

High technology for tracking and inspection

Leader in serialization systems for pharmaceuticals, Antares Vision aims to grow also in the food industry, providing its expertise and technology for the tracking of products throughout the supply chain and systems for label inspections. Following its international confirmation in the pharmaceutical industry, Antares Vision increasingly looks to the food and beverage sector. Its systems…

Cryogenic freezing: Air Liquide presents CRYO CABINET

Cryogenic refrigeration processes play a fundamental role in food production and preservation, guaranteeing the product’s shelf-life, maintaining the product organoleptic quality as well as its hygienic preservation. Thanks to a long experience in the field of freezing, Air Liquide – leader in the production and distribution of gas for industrial purposes and related services –…

Quality precision efficiency: “endless” values

Mini Motor designs and manufactures all of its products and their components in-house: motor, reduction unit and electronics. This manufacturing choice is a guarantee of prime build quality, absolute operating precision and superior efficiency with better performance and lower consumption. Mini Motor will continue to build its future and the future of its customers on…

New: X-ray Inspection System Dymond Bulk

Minebea Intec continues to expand its foreign body detection product range with the introduction of the new X-ray inspection system Dymond Bulk. The supplier of industrial weighing and inspection technologies developed this innovative system specifically with bulk goods in mind. The X-ray inspection device is particularly suitable for processes between incoming goods and packaging lines…

Acm engineering: electricmotors and generators high quality

ACM Engineering, placed in Italy in Bardello (Varese), produces high quality synchronous permanent magnet motors and generators in the following merchandise categories: 1) Compact brushless servomotors. 2) Hollow shaft servomotors. 3) Direct drive servomotors. 4) Torque servomotors. 5) Axial shifting shaft servomotors. 6) Synchronous permanent magnet roller servomotors. 7) Generators for wind turbines. 8) Permanent…

Find out SMI innovations designed for Industry 4.0

Come to the stand 14D12 Find out SMI innovations designed for Industry 4.0 Duesseldorf’s international exhibition represents a unique opportunity to find out the latest technological solutions for packaging and other related processes. Since 30 years SMI has been proposing innovative, efficient, flexible and ergonomic solutions for the bottling and packaging processes which are increasingly inspired by the concepts…

Inline UV and NIR Fluorescence Inspection of Foodstuffs Under Normal Daylight Conditions

For inline inspection of food products fluorescence imaging can be of great use due to the fact that many organic contaminants and other defects become visible and fluoresce when excited by wavelengths which range from UV, through visible, to near infrared (NIR). Our novel Near Infra-Red (NIR) imaging technology is an inline inspection breakthrough that…

Smart upgrade for brownfield sites

B&R presents IoT solutions for legacy equipment The new package of solutions from B&R makes it possible to integrate older, digitally-isolated machines into smart, connected manufacturing solutions. As automation specialist B&R is introducing Orange Box. Previously unconnected machines and lines can be upgraded for modern smart factory solutions with unprecedented ease. The new package of…

OCME wins the “Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award”

OCME has always put security as a top priority. In order to preserve this commitment OCME applies the Institutional Standards and Corporate Initiatives, making the employees, suppliers and customers increasingly more aware of safety features our solutions present. The commitments and efforts OCME invested to reach the highest safety standards was awarded by the “Manufacturing…

Pasteurizer Foodtech

To pasteurize with saturated or superheated steam. Tunnel in stainless steel with lifting cover panel for easy access during the cleaning operations, composed of three sections: pre-heating, treatment and final radiation. Treatment parameters can be changed during the working cycle. FEATURES: – Conveyor belt in AISI 304 stainless steel net with articulated meshes, side chains…

New Miniature Cartridge Valves from Parker Hannifin

New Miniature Cartridge Valves from Parker Hannifin combine fast response times and long service life in space constrained applications 7, 15 and 21mm stainless steel valves are smaller, lighter and more portable versus competing threading solenoid valves The Fluid Control Division of the Automation Group of Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control…

Performance leap for Embedded PCs

Many-core control: server-class processing power with Intel® Xeon® D processors Performance leap for Embedded PCs: 12 processor cores on DIN rail With the new CX2000 series Embedded PCs, Beckhoff offers many-core processing power in a DIN rail-mountable format. This new performance class leverages Intel® Xeon® D processors with 4, 8 and 12 CPU cores, enabling extremely powerful controllers in an exceptionally compact design. This…

High-end measurement technology

High-end measurement technology High-end measurement technology from Beckhoff – directly integrated into a standard PC Control platform EtherCAT measurement technology modules – extremely accurate, fast and robust. Beckhoff will present its new device series for high-end measurement technology at SPS IPC Drives 2016. Ultra-precise, fast and robust measurement technology modules will become an even more integrated part of…

PC-based control hardware

PC-based control hardware Universal C6015 Industrial PC further extends application possibilities of PC-based control hardware Ultra compact IPC: extreme space-savings and flexibility The new, ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC is designed for universal use in automation, visualisation and communication tasks, as well as in EtherCAT-based applications. As an exceptionally inexpensive, compact and flexibly-mounted solution, it opens up…