Konrad Technologies Celebrates 25th Anniversary

. Konrad Technologies is celebrating the company’s 25-year anniversary and exhibiting at productronica 2019. Konrad Technologies was founded by Michael Konrad, Chief Executive Officer, in 1993. Konrad Technologies is a global company with locations in China, the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea, India, Austria and headquarters in Germany. The number of global employees has Read more about Konrad Technologies Celebrates 25th Anniversary[…]

CREAToR project: a Europe-wide consortium aims to create a circular economy by removing hazardous flame retardants from plastic waste and re-using the purified material in high-value application

High volumes of plastic waste – for example from construction and demolition, aeronautics and electronics – pose a huge economic and environmental challenge. While the best option would be to recycle and reuse, the cost of collecting, sorting and purifying these materials is often too high, so they are disposed of via combustion or landfill, Read more about CREAToR project: a Europe-wide consortium aims to create a circular economy by removing hazardous flame retardants from plastic waste and re-using the purified material in high-value application[…]

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[…]

“Advanced Battery Power”- Conference, Contributions are welcome!

The “Haus der Technik” (hdt) is once again prepared to organize and process a vast amount of both oral papers and posters for its forthcoming conference “Advanced Battery Power”, scheduled March 24th – 25th, 2020 in Münster, Germany. This event is one of the most recognized conferences on battery research, development and usage in the Read more about “Advanced Battery Power”- Conference, Contributions are welcome![…]

Two in one – Rheinmetall’s new 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces

Rheinmetall has developed a new 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces. The RSG60 features innovative design and engineering characteristics which make this indirect fire system very light and easy to handle. A few quick manual adjustments turn the 15.8 kg standard infantry version into a commando mortar weighing just 6.8 kg, with no need Read more about Two in one – Rheinmetall’s new 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces[…]

Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired Optical Control GMBH & Co.KG, a designer and developer of high speed, fully automatic counting systems utilizing x-ray technology.  This offering will expand Nordson’s test and inspection capabilities for electronics customers. The transaction is not material to Nordson financial results and terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based Read more about Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG[…]

Portable process calibrator approved for hazardous areas

WIKA’s CPH7000 portable process calibrator has received ATEX approval. It is therefore also suitable for use in hazardous areas. The CPH7000 provides highly flexible on-site calibration for process transmitters and pressure gauges. A high-pressure version even tests measuring ranges up to 10,000 bar. The portable, multi-function instrument integrates an electronics module, a hand pump for Read more about Portable process calibrator approved for hazardous areas[…]

Connector ix Industrial® is the winner of German Innovation Award

The HARTING Technology Group received the coveted German Innovation Award 2019 in acknowledgement of the ix Industrial®. In the “Excellence in Business to Business” category, the innovative connector convinced the German Design Council. Across all sectors, the German Innovation Award acknowledges products and solutions that clearly set themselves off from conventional solutions thanks to their Read more about Connector ix Industrial® is the winner of German Innovation Award[…]

SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF Analyzer for High-Volume Compliance Screening of Restricted Elements

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments introduces the SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF analyzer for the high-volume compliance screening of restricted elements. The new analyzer delivers easy, reliable, accurate, high-throughput analysis for elemental compliance screening at twice the speed of other analyzers in its class. Growing regulations restrict hazardous substances in manufacturing worldwide. Electronics/electrical manufacturers, testing laboratories, as well as makers Read more about SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF Analyzer for High-Volume Compliance Screening of Restricted Elements[…]