APPLICATION NOTE….Motion control resources for Python™ programmers: AMP release application note with code for interfacing intelligent drives in Python™ automation projects

Applied Motion Products Inc. (AMP), the USA based motion control innovator, has released a new application note for programmers using Python™, the popular computer programming language. Available from Mclennan, AMP’s European distribution partner, the application note includes sample Python scripts and resource information for establishing RS-232/RS-485 or Ethernet communications, along with streaming commands and handling Read more about APPLICATION NOTE….Motion control resources for Python™ programmers: AMP release application note with code for interfacing intelligent drives in Python™ automation projects[…]

New from RAMPF – FlexSpeed for Maximum Dispensing Speeds

The brand-new, speed-dependent FlexSpeed dispensing technology from RAMPF Production Systems cuts lead times in series production by more than 50 percent. FlexSpeed dispensing robots from RAMPF Production Systems take corners with the highest precision and cover straights fast, making it possible to cut lead times for sealing, foaming, and bonding processes in series production by Read more about New from RAMPF – FlexSpeed for Maximum Dispensing Speeds[…]

Kollmorgen announce obsolescence of Servostar 400 Series servo drives

Kollmorgen, the global motion component and systems manufacturer, has announced the discontinuation of all variants of its S400 Series servo drive product line. Although this digital multi-axis motion control system has been successfully implemented in a wide variety of applications for many years, it has become more and more uneconomical to manufacture. Orders will be Read more about Kollmorgen announce obsolescence of Servostar 400 Series servo drives[…]

Wireless pressure sensor

AMSYS presents the barometric wireless pressure sensors of the AMS 4506 series in a small, compact and robust plastic housing (35 x 25 x 13.5 mm³). The wireless pressure sensor AMS 4506 from AMSYS is suitable for barometric pressure measurement and vacuum monitoring. The particular advantage of this wireless sensor is that it can be Read more about Wireless pressure sensor[…]

New KLEMM drilling rig KR 704-3G

KLEMM Bohrtechnik has just started the market launch of the newly developed drilling rig KR 704-3G – the next generation within the proven and widely used KR 704 series. Designed for challenging drilling operations in urban environments and also within existing buildings, the new model scores with high performance, compact dimensions and low weight. It Read more about New KLEMM drilling rig KR 704-3G[…]

Heason Technology technical note: Motion control can improve performance and efficiency for waste recycling

As waste recycling industries increasingly look towards technology to improve efficiency and productivity, many are turning to motion control as part of automation systems that improve throughput and optimise processing quality. With the already ubiquitous use of sophisticated automated systems in large-scale industrial waste processing plants where significant improvements continue to be made possible, manufacturers Read more about Heason Technology technical note: Motion control can improve performance and efficiency for waste recycling[…]

How micro-lens arrays help measure the color of oceans

As part of NASA’s PACE project, a spectrometer in orbit will measure the “color of the ocean” – the intensity distribution of light in several closely spaced wavelength ranges with unprecedented spectral resolution. An important component of this is a micro-lens array from INGENERIC, which couples the received light in the short-wave infrared with high Read more about How micro-lens arrays help measure the color of oceans[…]

Mouser Electronics New Product Insider: April 2020

As an authorized distributor, Mouser Electronics, Inc. is focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies, giving customers an edge and helping speed time to market. Over 800 semiconductor and electronic component manufacturers count on Mouser to help them introduce their products into the global marketplace. Mouser’s customers can expect 100% certified, genuine Read more about Mouser Electronics New Product Insider: April 2020[…]

Traceability in the medical sector, a technical challenge

Accuracy, efficiency and safety are the key words of an industry at the cutting edge of technology. Governed by numerous standards ensuring the reliability of its components, the medical sector has implemented numerous traceability processes over the last few years. Thanks to the markings applied to the various components, it is possible to obtain information Read more about Traceability in the medical sector, a technical challenge[…]

Virtual Show: Syntegon Technology showcases expertise for producing and processing liquid pharmaceuticals

After interpack postponement: virtual event from May 7-13, 2020 Flexible solutions for small and micro batches Higher product safety thanks to software and Artificial Intelligence New developments for liquid filling and assembly In May 2020, Syntegon Technology provides insights into the future of liquid pharmaceutical processing: from May 7 to 13, customers can discover new Read more about Virtual Show: Syntegon Technology showcases expertise for producing and processing liquid pharmaceuticals[…]