We have even more machinery safety items
in this newsletter than usual, so I hope you
find them useful. And please take a minute
to have a look at the other news, as there
is a broad spectrum of products, systems and
events that will be of interest to machine
builders and system integrators.
At the end of May, Henkel launched a new campaign
for its Loctite brand - 'Success Secured' -
to promote the use of adhesives and sealants
in engineering. This campaign will explain
the benefits of adhesives in threadlocking,
bonding and sealing applications, for improving
both production and reliability. Scroll down
to find out about the webinars, which are sure
to be popular among existing users as well
as those who have little or no knowledge of
adhesives and sealants.
aluminium framing profiles and components
MiniTec is launching a range of aluminium profiles,
matching modular elements and fittings based
on a sectional size of 30 x 30mm. More?
provides wireless connection for standard
Newly available from forTop, the steute I/O-Box
is an module that provides a wireless connection
for up to four electromechanical switching
Safety Solution simplifies safety certification
Danfoss is launching a Functional Safety Solution
package of products, data and services to help
manufacturers certify the safety of mobile
guidance: CE Marking machinery for the European
Derek Coulson of Safe Machine Ltd has written
new guidance on CE marking for machine builders
in Europe as well as those exporting to Europe. More?
RFID transponders monitor and transmit sensor
Harting's latest RFID transponders enable
objects or components to determine and wirelessly
transfer both their ID and current status. More?
EVENTS AND COURSES
safety training courses for summer 2015
Pilz is organising a number of high-quality
machinery safety training courses over the
summer, some of which still have spaces available. More?
to host Future Vision Day on 17 June
IDS is organising a Future Vision Day with
presentations covering current vision technologies,
cost-efficient 3D vision and embedded vision
18-bit true-position magnetic rotary encoder
Renishaw associate, RLS, now offers the low-profile,
through-bore AksIM true-position magnetic rotary
encoder that has zero mechanical hysteresis. More?
board for on-site upgrading of controllers
via USB stick
Machine controllers can be updated with a USB
stick when equipped with an STW ESX-3Xx controller
and EB07 expansion board from Sensor-Technik
relays are just 6mm wide but can switch 6A
At just 6mm wide, Phoenix Contact's new
PSR Mini relays are described as the world's
slimmest safety relays capable of switching
loads of up to 6A. More?
gear-drive gimbals are economical and accurate
Aerotech's AMG-GR motorised gimbals provide
economical, high-accuracy elevation-over-azimuth
positioning with standard or custom travel
8.0 offers more than standard HMI/SCADA software
Advantech's WebAccess 8.0 includes a powerful
Business Intelligence Dashboard that provides
access to data using HTML5-compatible browsers. More?
details Panasonic MINAS servo motors and
Techdrives is offering the Panasonic MINAS
range of servo motors and drives, saying
these products raise the bar for servos rated
up to 1.5kW. More?
economical industrial VPN routers for low-cost
Now available from M.A.C. Solutions, the eWON
Cosy 131 industrial VPN remote access routers
have options for LAN, WiFi and 3G+ connections. More?
power supplies and MICO current monitors
Murrelektronik's Emparro power supplies and
MICO current monitoring system have saved considerable
panel space for a German machine builder. More?
DIN-rail power supply: 95 per cent efficiency,
PULS says its new Dimension CP10 24V/10A power
supply sets a new industry benchmark for high-efficiency,
single-phase supplies with active PFC. More?
Success Secured webinar series for machine
Henkel's Loctite Success Secured campaign includes
webinars during June, July and September, with
accompanying White Papers for participants. More?
Ways to achieve your goals
This week the Pointy-Haired Boss dabbles with
social media, the CEO delegates to Catbert,
and Dilbert requests a shorter working week. More?