The 6th Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest’s Grand Prize is Won by Fontys University of Applied Sciences from the Netherlands

The 6h Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest (Delta Cup) was held at Delta’s Wujiang Plant in Jiangsu, China, from July 24-28. This year, the contest adopted the concept of advanced industrial automation development from Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing. Under the theme of “Seeking Smart IIoT Talents”, the competition included three major categories: Innovative Machines, Read more about The 6th Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest’s Grand Prize is Won by Fontys University of Applied Sciences from the Netherlands[…]

Motion Sensor with Preset Functionalities

Würth Elektronik expands its sensor program with a compact, versatile 3-axis acceleration sensor. The WSEN-ITDS sensor, which measures only 2.0 × 2.0 × 0.7 mm and is offered in an LGA package, uses a MEMS-based capacitive measuring principle. Thanks to an integrated temperature sensor, the sensor outputs calibrate data directly. Four measuring ranges are available Read more about Motion Sensor with Preset Functionalities[…]

PSS Demonstrates Solution Competence in Surface Machining

Eight well-known brands from the world of surface machining and grinding join forces at this year’s EMO under the umbrella brand of Precision Surfacing Solutions (PSS): LAPMASTER, PETER WOLTERS, ELB, ABA, REFORM, KEHREN, MICRON, and BARNES. The advantage of the union: Complete machining solutions from offering a single source customer’s specific needs in the following Read more about PSS Demonstrates Solution Competence in Surface Machining[…]

The 6th Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest’s Grand Prize is Won by Fontys University of Applied Sciences from the Netherlands

The 6h Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest (Delta Cup) was held at Delta’s Wujiang Plant in Jiangsu, China, from July 24-28. This year, the contest adopted the concept of advanced industrial automation development from Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing. Under the theme of “Seeking Smart IIoT Talents”, the competition included three major categories: Innovative Machines, Read more about The 6th Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest’s Grand Prize is Won by Fontys University of Applied Sciences from the Netherlands[…]

Pioneers of Welding Technology: For 100 years

From 25 to 28 June 2019 the Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting, the leading exhibition for welding technology in Asia, will take place in Shanghai. This year, the theme of the exhibition booth of Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH in hall E1, booth 705 is "100 Years CLOOS: Pioneers of Welding Technology". The long-established company celebrates Read more about Pioneers of Welding Technology: For 100 years[…]

SMAC Releases Single Axis Servo Controller Starting at $200

SMAC Moving Coil Actuators has announced release of their next generation Very Low Cost (VLC) single axis DC brushed/brushless motor controller/driver. With a price of $250 for stand-alone ($200 for built in types), the VLC represents another 35% drop in price compared to the company’s previous controllers with no loss in features/functionality. This enables SMAC Read more about SMAC Releases Single Axis Servo Controller Starting at $200[…]

Delta to Demonstrate Smart Manufacturing Solutions at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2019

Delta, a global provider of smart and energy-efficient industrial automation solutions, today announced it will be demonstrating several smart manufacturing solutions at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2019. The highlight of Delta’s exhibition at the show will be a demonstration of the new CODESYS-based Motion Control Solution, which integrates the control layers of PLCs, HMIs, and Read more about Delta to Demonstrate Smart Manufacturing Solutions at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2019[…]

Nanopositioning Systems in Automation Technology: Digital Piezo Controller with EtherCAT®

There are more and more applications in the industrial environment for high-precision, piezo-based positioning systems; semiconductor manufacturing is a typical example of this. As a solution supplier for drive technology and positioning systems, PI (Physik Instrumente) therefore offers the E-727 piezo controller in a new variant. Now, the digital controller can be operated by all Read more about Nanopositioning Systems in Automation Technology: Digital Piezo Controller with EtherCAT®[…]

Intelligently linked engineering solutions

Baumüller will present its Engineering Framework ProMaster at the Hannover Messe, which contains a library concept: In addition to the base library with motion modules as per PLCopen, Baumüller offers a constantly-growing library of specific modules as well as machine modules with comprehensive functionalities for quick and easy engineering. Each machine module is tailored to Read more about Intelligently linked engineering solutions[…]

Industry 4.0 and Life Cycle Management

Baumüller will be exhibiting its solutions and systems for Industry 4.0 at the Hannover Messe from April 1-5, 2019 as a specialist for automation and drive technology. In hall 14 at stand H12, Baumüller will exhibit smart motor concepts, intelligently integrated drive functions and powerful control platforms at various stations. In addition to systems and Read more about Industry 4.0 and Life Cycle Management[…]