New Whitepaper: Controlling Hexapods via EtherCAT® – Easy Integration of Six-Axis Robots into the Process Environment

How can the advantages of hexapods be easily used in automation processes? A new whitepaper from PI (Physik Instrumente) explains how the integration of the hexapod controller with an EtherCAT® interface works. The whitepaper can be downloaded free of charge at: www.pi.ws/hexapods/whitepaper/ethercat Manufacturing and quality assurance processes in electronics production, mechanical engineering, and the automotive Read more about New Whitepaper: Controlling Hexapods via EtherCAT® – Easy Integration of Six-Axis Robots into the Process Environment[…]

WITTENSTEIN SE at SPS 2019

Customer focused solutions for smart engineering will be at the center of the WITTENSTEIN SE exhibit at the upcoming “SPS” from November 26 to 28, 2019 in Nuremberg. Digital and product related services are also playing an increasingly important role in the drives industry. Against this background, WITTENSTEIN alpha will unveil a value-added service portfolio Read more about WITTENSTEIN SE at SPS 2019[…]

BobCAD-CAM – new distribution for Europe

Bad Kreuznach, September 2019 – DataCAD Software & Service GmbH has taken over the distribution of the CAD / CAM system BobCAD-CAM for Europe. More than 150,00 copies of BobCAD-CAM are in use worldwide. Investing in BobCAD-CAM pays off very quickly due to the excellent price / performance ratio. DataCAD GmbH’s central distribution for Europe Read more about BobCAD-CAM – new distribution for Europe[…]

Spatial radiation characteristics measured with high precision

At LpS 2019 in Bregenz from 24 to 26 September 2019 Instrument Systems will be presenting applications for high-precision spectroradiometers. Leading-edge lighting technology for the measurement of solid-state lighting sources will be demonstrated at several photometric and spectroradiometric measuring stations at booth #A13. One of the highlights is the recently introduced LGS 650 goniophotometer. The Read more about Spatial radiation characteristics measured with high precision[…]

Cutting Thick Glass with a Laser

LASER COMPONENTS presents Holo/OR’s DeepCleave module, a completely optical solution for cutting transparent materials, such as flat panels for mobile phones. A system of lenses with a diffractive optical element is used to focus a single-mode laser beam and create a stretched focus line of 2 mm in beam direction (Z-axis). This 1.8 μm diameter Read more about Cutting Thick Glass with a Laser[…]

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[…]