|By far the most popular item
in last month's newsletter and on the website throughout
August was the updated guidance on the application of
Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. If you were on holiday
and missed it, follow the link to find out more about Edition
2.1 of the European Commission's
Whether you are a machine builder, system integrator or
are upgrading existing plant or machinery, this month's
newsletter will have something of interest. Scroll
through the headlines to see what catches your eye, as
there are announcements about machinery safety, events
and standards, as well as products that are variously
more compact, powerful, accurate, robust, reliable and
launches Resolute FS functionally safe encoder
Renishaw's new Resolute FS encoder provides all of the
benefits of standard Resolute encoders but with
functional safety certification. More?
eight-channel analogue input modules are just 12mm
WAGO's two-wire analogue input modules reduce cabinet
space requirements by packing eight channels into
housings just 12mm wide. More?
extends range of P1V-A series reversible air motors
Parker's P1V-A series reversible air motor range now
has six sizes rated from 1600W to 18,000W, and is
offered with a choice of gearboxes. More?
online configurator for surge protection devices
A new online configurator makes it simple to select
from Phoenix Contact's range of surge protection
devices for measurement and control applications. More?
EVENTS AND COURSES
your knowledge at Northern Manufacturing &
This month's event includes a full seminar programme
covering IoT, Lean, 3D printing, GDPR, and other
technical and management topics. More?
online for Sensors & Instrumentation 2017
Taking place on 26/27 September, Sensors &
Instrumentation has over 80 exhibitors, seminars, a
Drone Zone and Connecting Industry LIVE. More?
machine safety seminars and workshops
Registration is now open for the interactive machine
safety seminars and workshops that Pilz UK is
organising during October and November. More?
Europe and TUS Expo
RoboBusiness Europe and the TUS Expo are both part of
International Robotics Week, focusing on robotics, AI
and unmanned systems. More?
signal towers are brighter and have IP65 audible
Techdrives is introducing the Patlite LR series signal
towers that use brighter LEDs and an audible alarm
module that is sealed to IP65. More?
eliminates up to 90 per cent of thermal errors
Aerotech's ThermoComp is a mechatronic solution to the
problem of thermal errors and can avoid the need for
temperature-controlled environments. More?
to exhibit award-winning range at PPMA Show 2017
HBM will be exhibiting load cells and weighing
electronics for checkweighers, packaging, and filling
and sorting machines at this month's PPMA Show. More?
Machine Guarding expert joins BSI standards
Steve Allen is joining BSI's MCE/3 committee
(Safeguarding of Machinery), replacing Jeremy Procter
who served on the committee for 32 years. More?
Gigabit Ethernet industrial cameras with CMOS
IDS is extending its range of robust GigE uEye FA
Gigabit Ethernet industrial cameras with new models
featuring ON Semiconductor CMOS sensors. More?
reveals major training gaps in UK industry
A survey commissioned by Bosch Rexroth and undertaken
by the IET has identified serious gaps in training
provision and readiness for Industry 4.0. More?
reliable detection of objects and fill levels
Leuze electronic is launching a range of non-contact
capacitive proximity switches with a choice of housing
styles and features to suit a variety of tasks. More?
to prove structural bonder's speed, strength and
Henkel's engineers found a truly impressive way to
demonstrate the speed, strength and durability of the
new Loctite Universal Structural Bonders. More?
thermal imaging inspection system for moulded parts
Micro-Epsilon's new moldCONTROL system inspects
moulded parts as they are removed from the tool, for
early identification of defects. More?
|Improved version of PushPull V4
Industrial plug connector
Suitable for power, data and signals, Harting's
redesigned modular PushPull V4 Industrial plug
connector is easier to use and more robust. More?
|Compact and expandable IPC for smart
IBASE, a specialist in application-specific
computing, is launching AMS300 expandable
modular box PCs for control and measurement
March of the robots
This week the new office robot does nothing but drink
coffee - until it gains artificial intelligence and
realises it can delegate. More?