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This month's newsletter includes more
on machinery safety products, services and
seminars. There is also an excellent new publication
from Techdrives covering drive system energy
efficiency, an article about achieving rapid
return on investment with automation, and a
great selection of webinars and webcasts from
HBM. Scroll down to find the articles of interest
guidance for efficient motors, drives and
A new publication from Techdrives provides
the legislative background and technical advice
to help machine builders design energy-efficient
payback - 10 tips for achieving ROI in 12
Richard Gladwin of Pacepacker Services has
written a helpful article showing how automation
can achieve a very rapid return on investment. More?
and secure implementation of Lockout/Tagout
Machine builders must provide maintenance instructions,
which may include Logout/Tagout procedures.
Brady's specialists can help prepare
launches FX5U next-generation compact PLC
Mitsubishi's latest compact PLC benefits
from more processing power, improved connectivity,
built-in motion control and improved debugging. More?
XM21/22 PLC suits real-time motion control
Bosch Rexroth's versatile and expandable IndraControl
XM21/22 is suitable for automation and real-time
motion control applications. More?
EVENTS AND COURSES
safety seminar dates and venues
You can now start booking places on the 2015
PPMA machinery safety seminars - including
a Machinery Directive seminar on 19 March. More?
Safety Alliance seminars - dates and venues
The first 2015 Machinery Safety Seminar takes
place in Leicester on 11 March, with more to
follow at various venues during the year. More?
ten tips for operative safety when working
Darren Whittall of FANUC discusses hazards,
regulations, standards, safeguards and other
issues relating to operative-robot interactions. More?
build and integration capability meets delivery
LG Motion met a tight deadline for a handling
and vision inspection system, even though the
final specification was not ready at the outset. More?
and Troax partner for machine guarding and
Fortress and Troax have created a means by
which modular amGardpro and tGard interlocks
can be installed on Troax modular mesh panels. More?
Spring to make Stuttgart Fastener Fair debut
For the first time, Lee Spring will exhibit
its full range of standard products at the
Fastener Fair in Stuttgart, Germany, from 10-12
EtherNet/IP and Profinet modules for PNOZmulti
New expansion modules for the Pilz PNOZmulti
2 modular configurable control system enable
users to add EtherNet/IP or Profinet communications. More?
corrosion protection for aluminium drives:
Nord's nsd tupH sealed surface conversion
system gives aluminium drives permanent corrosion
resistance and multiple benefits over stainless
XY ball-screw stages for high-precision motion
Aerotech's PlanarSL mechanical bearing, ball-screw-driven
XY stages achieve exceptional performance in
a cost-sensitive, low-profile package. More?
Pay inequality and how to get even
This week Wally, the CEO and Alice all find
ways to improve their pay relative to others
in the organisation. More?
WEBINARS AND WEBCASTS
|Webinars and webcasts cover test
HBM is running more webinars and webcasts,
covering everything from strain gauges and
data acquisition to torque and power measurement. More?