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Editor: Jonathan Severn
5th November 2014

Last month's newsletter generated plenty of interest, and I am expecting this issue to do the same thanks to its broad coverage of products, systems, technologies and services for machine builders. Make sure you scroll all the way down, as we have everything from machine controllers and safety products, through to training courses, actuators and instrumentation.


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usIntegrated PLC/HMI now available with 15.6inch touch screen
Unitronics has added a new model to its range of powerful UniStream integrated PLC/HMI machine controllers with a larger 15.6inch touchscreen. More?

mrInherently safe fibre optic emergency stop and U-beam sensors
Micronor is launching an emergency stop pushbutton and a U-beam sensor for hazardous areas or where there is a risk of electromagnetic interference. More?

asAdvanced pneumatics valves are smaller, faster and lighter
AVENTICS (formerly Rexroth Pneumatics) says its innovative AV03 and AV05 modular pneumatic valves set new benchmarks. More?

scCBL35C series electric cylinder features built-in controller
SMAC's new CBL35C electric cylinder benefits from a built-in controller, making it very simple to integrate these fully programmable actuators. More?

abVersatile IP65/67 direct drive electronic position indicator
New from Elesa, the IP65/67 DD51-E electronic position indicator can be programmed to display linear or rotary measurements in a choice of units. More?


paMachinery Directive seminar dates and venues
The PPMA's next Machinery Directive seminar takes place on 20 November, with plenty of advice relating to new and modified machinery. More?

pzNew dates for Certified Machinery Safety Expert training course
Pilz has announced the 2015 training schedule for its internationally recognised Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE) training course. More?

foTraining course: Pneumatic Safety for Design Engineers
Festo's course covers the application of pneumatics and how to comply with the Machinery Directive and associated machinery safety standards. More?


ssCondition monitoring resources for machine builders and users
Sensonics' library of condition monitoring resources contains application notes, predictive maintenance tips and techniques, and a vibration calculator. More?

niNI reshapes instrumentation with software-based, all-in-one device
VirtualBench is the latest product from NI for electronics design engineers, offering them five essential instruments in a single device. More?

meVersatile laser sensors for measuring displacement and position
Micro-Epsilon's range of red and blue laser sensors measure over long distances to very small or fast-moving targets, and objects with 'difficult' surfaces. More?

lePanel building service provides benefits for machine builders
Lenze's Systems Division provides a complete control panel design and build service, offering easier project management and reduced costs. More?

lgXYZR gantry scanning system design and build by LG Motion
LG Motion has supplied an XYZR gantry scanning system with a combined vertical and rotary positioning axis that measures force, position and velocity. More?

wdHow to use modern standstill monitors to maximise productivity
Paul Considine of Wieland explains how the latest standstill monitors provide compliance with safety standards while helping to maximise productivity. More?


Pearls of wisdom - and what to do with them
This week the CEO gives people the benefit of his wisdom, which is poorly received, and Dilbert discovers the secret key to marketing. More?


Top ten tips for operative safety when working alongside robots
This article from Fanuc covers hazards, regulations, standards, safeguards and other issues relating to robot-operative interactions. More?

Jonathan Severn

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