Digitisation in the Hamburger Sparkasse

Numerous banks from the German Sparkassen Group have relied on signotec’s secure electronic signature solutions for many years. Now the Hamburger Sparkasse has also equipped its branches and customer centres with the signotec Gamma signature pad in combination with the signotec Adobe Reader plug-in. On delivery, signotec performed an outstanding logistical feat: the more than Read more about Digitisation in the Hamburger Sparkasse[…]

The High-Power Standard in Traction, Renewables and Drives – SEMITRANS 20

The SEMITRANS 20 overcomes the limits of conventional module concepts and provides a new design approach for inverters used in applications such as traction, industrial drives and grid infrastructure. Optimised for the traction and medium-voltage market, the SEMITRANS 20 is designed as a half-bridge configuration featuring a built-in temperature sensor and opposite DC and AC Read more about The High-Power Standard in Traction, Renewables and Drives – SEMITRANS 20[…]

WITTENSTEIN’s transformation into a digital enterprise

The WITTENSTEIN Group is profiting from the know-how of its own Digitalization Center – with 30 or so sensor, electronics, software, data and cloud specialists Group-wide – and the broad digitalization expertise of the Industry 4.0 shop window factory in Fellbach to actively shape its own transformation into a digital enterprise. The digitalization strategy which Read more about WITTENSTEIN’s transformation into a digital enterprise[…]

Smart gearboxes for smart machines

Smart gearboxes with the “cynapse” feature from WITTENSTEIN alpha – in other words, gearboxes with integrated sensors that enable Industry 4.0 connectivity – will make their debut at the Hannover Messe 2019. They are capable of recording, storing and outputting temperatures, vibration, operating hours and mounting positions and processing them in integrated logic functions. Gearboxes Read more about Smart gearboxes for smart machines[…]

Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visit LAPP at Hannover Messe

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited the LAPP stand in Hall 11 on their tour of the halls of the Hannover Messe 2019. There they were impressed by the latest digital developments of the Stuttgart-based company. Andreas Lapp, CEO of Stuttgart-based LAPP Holding AG, took the opportunity to briefly Read more about Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visit LAPP at Hannover Messe[…]

Single Pair Ethernet key technology for the factory of the future

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is growing at a rapid pace. Experts agree that Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) will be one of the key technologies that will significantly shape the success of the IIoT. The factory of the future needs high data streams – and for this, the industrial sector needs connectivity which adapts Read more about Single Pair Ethernet key technology for the factory of the future[…]

Pressure sensor with IO-Link for intelligent machines

WIKA has a new, flexible pressure sensor with IO-Link in its portfolio. The model A-1200 is used for pressure monitoring or as a PNP/NPN switch, especially in intelligent machines. The new pressure sensor can be integrated into series production without any great effort. It is easy to configure and can be supplied with preset parameters Read more about Pressure sensor with IO-Link for intelligent machines[…]

Large hollow shaft encoder with IO-Link interface

The consistently modular product structure of the current generation of encoders from TR-Electronic makes it possible: Now large hollow shaft encoders for shafts up to 25 mm in diameter can also be easily integrated into modern networks. Especially if an existing sensor-actuator network with IO-Link is already configured for a machine or system, even a Read more about Large hollow shaft encoder with IO-Link interface[…]

LPM-II-plus provides early detection of contamination

The purity of the hydraulic media is crucial for the fault-free and low-maintenance operation of hydraulic and lubrication systems. Failure analysis shows that 70 to 80 percent of all machine failures are caused by contamination of the operating fluids due to inadequate oil maintenance. After all, precise hydraulic and lubrication systems work with micrometre gap Read more about LPM-II-plus provides early detection of contamination[…]

LAPP Presents the Smart Cable Drum

An innovation from LAPP is expected to revolutionise the efficiency of cable storage. The global market leader in integrated connection solutions will present the smart cable drum at Hannover Messe (Hall 11, Stand C03). The smart cable drum was developed in cooperation with Schildknecht AG, the wireless specialists for industrial applications. “We want to assist Read more about LAPP Presents the Smart Cable Drum[…]