This month we have a number of exciting new
products and a broad selection of resources,
events and courses: machine design tips, a
machinery safety White Paper, training courses,
the 'Future Manufacturing Event' and
a webinar series.
Scroll down and you will also find an instrument
that machine builders can use to test compliance
with harmonised standard EN 60204, 'Safety
of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines.'
design tips to minimise risk of Legionnaires'
Almost any machine or process that uses water
could pose a risk of Legionnaires' Disease;
this article provides advice and design tips. More?
deTec2 Core type 2 light curtain is easy
Sick says its new type 2 safety light curtain
for PL c and SIL 1 applications sets new standards
for performance, installation ease and reliability. More?
sensors have same sensing distance for all
The new Baumer Factor 1 inductive sensors have
the same sensing distance for all metals, including
steel, aluminium and copper. More?
Drum Motor offers enhanced control of conveyors
A new compact, high-torque Synchronous Drum
Motor from Interroll provides the level of
conveyor control that would normally require
Brad MX-PTL M12 cordsets are quicker to connect
Molex is launching Brad MX-PTL M12 industrial
cordsets with push-to-lock mating on industry-standard
M12 receptacles - with no price premium. More?
EVENTS AND COURSES
acquisition and measurement training courses
HBM is running a series of two-day data acquisition
and measurement courses in 2015, the first
of which take place at the end of February. More?
for the 'Future Manufacturing Event' in
The 'Future Manufacturing Event',
which is organised by Mitsubishi and hosted
at the AMRC, has plenty to interest machine
builders and integrators. More?
City & Guilds
four-day Machinery Safety training course
City & Guilds training helps engineers
and managers improve their machinery safety
competence; Pilz is running courses throughout
the UK in 2015. More?
Paper details changes in machinery safety
Procter Machine Guarding's latest White
Paper analyses the changes in the new edition
of BSI's PD 5304, 'Guidance on safe use
of machinery.' More?
announces manus awards 2015 are open for
Have you made good use of plastic bearings
recently? Enter the manus awards that are run
by igus in conjunction with its academic partners. More?
Leuze RSL 400 safety laser scanners are easier
Leuze's new laser scanners feature Bluetooth
connectivity, a full-text display and separate
scanner and connector units for quick replacement. More?
to select the right linear guidance system
This technical article from Schaeffler provides
an overview of the systems available, their
main design features and typical areas of application. More?
safety controller is compact and expandable
Wieland is introducing the 45mm-wide samos
PRO COMPACT configurable safety controller,
plus I/O and fieldbus expansion modules. More?
Industrial Automation Group Europe fuels
By investing in new products and customer
services, Advantech enjoyed strong growth
in 2014 - and the company is expecting more
in 2015. More?
measurement sensors for demanding environments
Micro Epsilon's robust eddy current sensors
offer high-precision, high-frequency, non-contact
measurement in harsh environments. More?
testers aid compliance with machinery safety
Whitelegg Machines is introducing Schleich
GLP1 testers to help machine builders comply
with Machinery Directive Harmonised standard
EN 60204. More?
The dangers of questionable and artificial
After the CEO goes missing, the Pointy-Haired
Boss takes over and starts selling robots that
psychologically manipulate their owners. More?
|Webinars explain Industry 4.0, Sercos,
hotplugging and more
Sercos International is running a series of
30-minute seminars over the next six months,
covering a wide range of topics of interest
to machine builders. More?