Step by step into the future – with the WEINIG Group

The future of wood processing has arrived. But in the wood processing and manufacturing sectors, there are still several unanswered questions. The WEINIG Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of solid wood processing machines and systems, provided answers to some of these at Ligna 2019 – the industry’s most important international platform. Along with the HOLZ-HER Read more about Step by step into the future – with the WEINIG Group[…]

Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression

The series BOS Q08M and BOS R01E series photoelectric mini-sensors with their small, bright light spot are used for reliable object detection in many areas of application, especially where mounting space is at a premium. Through-beam, retroreflective and diffuse sensors have long been part of the Balluff portfolio. What’s new are versions with highly effective Read more about Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression[…]

Plug-in shaft coupling for high-speed applications

In order to meet the ever increasing demands for higher performance, JAKOB Antriebstechnik offers the metal bellows coupling KPP. Its rated torque is above 600 Nm and the maximum torque at approx. 1200 Nm. It has to withstand operating speeds of up to 10,000 rpm and thus extremely high dynamic loads. The connection of the Read more about Plug-in shaft coupling for high-speed applications[…]

Electric cars: Optimal temperature with Combicore

The optimum operating temperature of a component determines its efficiency and service life. For example, the range of electric cars drops rapidly in colder temperatures, sometimes by up to 50 percent. There are also problems with charging the batteries. On the other hand, if it is too hot, batteries age faster. Combicore casting cores efficiently Read more about Electric cars: Optimal temperature with Combicore[…]

Motor-driven metering pump Sigma X

Discover the metering pumps for digital fluid management: At Hannover Messe between 1 and 5 April 2019 at Pump Plaza in hall 15 on stand G43.02. Representing the systematic evolution of Sigma product range, which has proved itself a million times over, the new Sigma X combines its durability and process reliability with an innovative Read more about Motor-driven metering pump Sigma X[…]

Intelligent measuring chamber solutions

Many companies that develop electronic components and systems use mobile measurement chambers to optimize their products. In this context, it can already be determined during the development-accompanying test of EMC conformity whether the specified limit values with regard to interference emissions and interference immunity are complied with accordingly. Due to increasing safety requirements, critical components Read more about Intelligent measuring chamber solutions[…]


ZF TRW honours ARNOLD, based in Shenyang, China, with the "Excellent Supplier Quality Award 2018". The award was presented at the Supplier Conference held in Shanghai on 23rd January 2019, by managers at ZF TRW, a China-based company belonging to ZF, the automotive supplier operating worldwide. ZF TRW uses a continuous performance appraisal process to Read more about ARNOLD FASTENERS SHENYANG wins quality award[…]

ZSF – Fully clamped

The hydromechanical spring-loaded cylinders of the ZSF series from JAKOB Antriebstechnik offer robust and reliable clamping elements. These spring-loaded systems can be used wherever displaceable or movable machine parts must be temporarily clamped or locked. Other applications can be found in jig construction and for workpiece or tool clamping. The spring-loaded systems interact mechanically-hydraulically. The Read more about ZSF – Fully clamped[…]

Rheinmetall to supply Germany’s Federal Police with protective vest inserts

Rheinmetall has won an order to supply the German Federal Police with ballistic inserts for protective vests. The framework agreement lasts 36 months and is worth a total of around €10 million. Representing roughly €1 million in sales, a first batch consisting of over 5,000 ballistic inserts will be shipped in spring 2019. The contract Read more about Rheinmetall to supply Germany’s Federal Police with protective vest inserts[…]

Bimetal thermometers qualified in accordance with both ASME and EN

WIKA has further developed its standard bimetal thermometers for global application in the process industry. The model TG53 conforms to the ASME B40.200 standard and is manufactured for the inch unit of measure. The model TG54 has been qualified in accordance with the EN 13190 standard. The new thermometers are designed for flexibility in operation. Read more about Bimetal thermometers qualified in accordance with both ASME and EN[…]