|Once again, machinery safety
features heavily in this month's newsletter, with
suppliers continuing to develop new products that
simplify installation and improve uptime. This month,
for example, we have an innovative muting technology
from Leuze electronic. There is also a new issue of the
Pilz Safety Compendium, Procter Machine Safety has
released another edition of its ever-popular publication
about machinery safety standards, and Mechan is
promoting its comprehensive range of non-contact guard
Scroll down to see these items, plus we have everything
from vision-guided cobots and springs for medical
equipment, through to multi-function sensors,
cyber-security and a new development in PLC technology.
Click on each 'More?' link to read the full story on our
Process Gating: Leuze reinvents light curtain muting
By taking a new approach to muting, Leuze electronic
has developed a protection system that is simpler,
economical and easier to maintain. More?
vision-guidance system for UR cobots
Sick has collaborated with Universal Robots to develop
a simple yet powerful vision-guidance system for use
with UR3, UR5 or UR10 cobots. More?
valve island improves flexibility and diagnostics
Burkert's Type 8652 AirLINE valve island offers a
choice of communications protocols, and an integral
LCD screen aids setup and diagnostics. More?
versatile, reliable: elobau's new ultrasonic sensors
New from elobau, these ultrasonic sensors are suitable
for industrial and off-highway tasks requiring object
counting, position or fill-level detection. More?
IP68 waterproof cable assemblies available from
If you need waterproof electrical connections, take a
look at these new three-shot injection moulded cable
assemblies from Cliff Electronics. More?
EVENTS AND COURSES
in hydraulics, pneumatics, applied electronics and
The National Fluid Power Centre offers market-leading
short courses and bespoke training, all with a high
proportion of practical content. More?
training course covers compliance with PUWER
Pilz is running its next scheduled PUWER training
course on 10 May for project engineers, engineering
managers, safety specialists and others. More?
introduces app-based vision sensors and cameras
These new IDS NXT vision sensors and cameras are
extremely versatile because the functionality is
installed as you would an app on a smartphone. More?
springs for medical and pharmaceutical applications
One of Lee Spring's areas of expertise is standard and
custom springs for pharmaceutical delivery systems,
medical devices and related equipment. More?
guidance on machinery guarding standards
Procter Machine Safety has published the 12th edition
of 'On Your Guard', with updates to the machinery
safety standards and other information. More?
sensors measure flow and temperature
Baumer's FlexFlow sensors for precision measurement of
flow and temperature feature integrated electronics,
IO-Link and a choice of outputs. More?
transducer measures torque, speed and angle
HBM's T21WN transducer has a measurement bandwidth of
1kHz, maximum speed of 200,000rpm and is offered with
torque ratings of 0.1 to 200Nm. More?
to achieve cyber-security in a Smart Factory
This article from Lenze outlines a risk-based approach
to cyber-security for protecting connected machines
and devices within a Smart Factory. More?
launches E53 entry-level advanced thermal imaging
New from Flir, the user-friendly yet cost-effective
E53 camera brings advanced thermal imaging within
reach for many more engineers. More?
servo motors feature integral fieldbus interface
Dunkermotoren is launching the BG 66 range of
industrial DC servo motors with completely new
integrated control electronics and a CANopen
boost cost-competitiveness and responsiveness
Universal Robots explains how cobots can help to
combat the rising costs and lack of agility associated
with production in low-cost regions. More?
single-shaft/multiple-bearing system analysis
SKF's SimPro Quick is a modelling and analysis tool
that bridges the gap between its basic online tools
and the flagship multi-shaft analysis application. More?
the benefits of the PLCnext Technology Platform
The PLCnext Technology Platform from Phoenix Contact
offers technological benefits and makes the most of
current and future programming talent. More?
publishes 5th edition of the Safety Compendium
Pilz has completely revised its Safety Compendium so
it now includes collaborative robots, safe programming
and safety in Industrie 4.0. More?
|Non-contact guard switches designed
and manufactured in the UK
Mechan's safety switches and monitoring systems
suit almost all non-contact magnetic, coded
magnetic and electronic guard switch
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Boss acts on bad data, and the CEO shows what he
really thinks of his employees. More?