Drive Technology

Drive technology for Industry 4.0

Mechanical, electrical and mechatronic drive technology for modern mechanical and plant engineering in the smart factory

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Automation

Automation for Industry 4.0

Networked components, communication standards, robots and cobots work hand in hand in the smart factory of the future

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Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering & Electronics

for the blood circulation of the industry 4.0 factory with electr. Components, cables, lines, air conditioning, control cabinet, connectors and power supply

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Fluid Technology

Fluid technology for machines and systems

Innovations in hydraulics, pneumatics and vacuum technology with a focus on energy saving and precision.

Machine Elements

Machine elements for your construction

Construction components such as roller bearings, plain bearings, linear technology, shock absorbers, shafts, tools, springs, seals or operating elements....

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Measurement Technology

Measurement technology for quality assurance

Devices, software and systems for the acquisition of dimensional, electrical, mechanical, optical and temperature measurements

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Connection Technology

Connection technology for efficient production

Non-positive, form-fitting, substance-to-substance connections with adhesives, detachable with screws and permanent welding or soldering

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Materials

Materials & processes for industry

New materials such as glass, ceramics, plastics, metals and composites as well as processes such as 3D printing and surface engineering

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Industry News: Innovations for construction and development

New innovations from all subject areas from A as in drive technology to W as in materials for designers and development engineers in mechanical engineering and anyone interested in technology

Industry News Drive Technology

Engines

Engines

Energy saving potential for motors determined

Energy efficiency audit by ABB and Cern identifies energy savings potential equivalent to the consumption of over 18.000 European households.

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Engines

Engines

Coating-free geared motors – efficient and sustainable

SEW presents geared motors for closed and well-protected spaces that are particularly sustainable without painting or coating.

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Couplings

Couplings

Multi-disc clutches for high-speed applications

For overload protection and to compensate for shaft misalignment, Mayr is presenting its new aluminum couplings for test bench technology at the Testing Expo.

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Couplings

Couplings

Rigid couplings with metric-inch bore combination

Ruland is expanding its product line of metric-inch couplings to include rigid couplings. The standard series includes seven types.

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Industry News Automation

Robotic

Robotic

For human-robot collaboration in the laboratory

By automating laboratory processes with ABB cobots, numerous tasks for employees are eliminated - as can be seen at Achema.

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Robotic

Robotic

Robotic lawnmowers: GPS was yesterday – GPT is tomorrow

The landscaping industry is ideal for AI-controlled robots: Electric Sheep's Verdie robotic lawnmower can do more than just mow lawns.

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communication technology

communication technology

UHF RFID reader makes flows of goods transparent

The new UHF RFID read/write device from Pepperl+Fuchs enables comprehensive transparency in logistics applications that are adjacent to production.

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Robotic

Robotic

Articulated arm robots for digital transformation

Mitsubishi Electric introduces its new Melfa series articulated robot. The robot arm offers a higher load capacity and greater reach.

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Industry News Electrical Engineering

Electronic Components

Electronic Components

Nothing works without safe braking resistance

Michael Koch's safe braking resistor offers the simplest solution to enable four-quadrant operation of a drive controller.

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Cables + Wires

Cables + Wires

Endress+Hauser joins SPE System Alliance

By joining the SPE System Alliance, Endress+Hauser is working with other members to shape the future of automation

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cables and wires

cables and wires

PTFE and PFAS free Chainflex cables

Igus gives the “PFAS free” seal to 95% of its Chainflex cables, which are free of the harmful substances PFAS and PTFE.

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switch cabinet

switch cabinet

Interface conveniently monitors control cabinet climate

Turck is expanding the area of ​​application of its control cabinet monitor with a relaunch of the interface, which allows use in remote I/O cabinets.

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Industry News Fluid Power

Compressors

Compressors

Compressors and compressors for the process gas industry

Aerzen implements tailor-made concepts with the highest level of efficiency, safety and cost-effectiveness, e.g. B. for hydrogen compression or green gas.

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Vacuum Technology

Vacuum Technology

Energy-efficient vacuum ejectors and surface grippers

Gimatic is presenting its extremely light and efficient multi-stage ejectors and extremely flexible surface grippers at Fakuma.

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Vacuum Technology

Vacuum Technology

Flexible handling of durable vacuum cups

SMC's wear-resistant multi-surface vacuum pads made of fluorocarbon rubber are particularly user-friendly.

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Compressors

Compressors

IE4 motors for the standard compressors

Boge replaces the IE3 motors in the screw compressor series with an output of 110 kW to 160 kW with energy-saving IE4 motors.

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Industry News Machine Elements

Sliding and rolling bearings

Sliding and rolling bearings

Cylindrical roller bearings for heavy industrial gearboxes and construction machinery

Schaeffler is introducing new cylindrical roller bearings in which the service life has doubled and the load capacity has increased by 24%.

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controls

controls

Door handle system displays machine statuses

Schmersal presents its new door handle system DHS. The door handle functions are combined with the display of machine states in the handles.

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Sliding and rolling bearings

Sliding and rolling bearings

Slim precision ball bearings move high-tech in space

How Rodriguez thin section bearings supported the last Mars mission and are indispensable as precision ball bearings in aerospace.

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Linear Technology

Linear Technology

Lubrication and seal-optimized linear guide

Schaeffler presents linear guides for food technology with optimized seals, wipers and long-term lubrication units.

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Industry news metrology

Temperature, pressure, conductivity

Temperature, pressure, conductivity

Measurement technology ensures quality in hydrogen production

With its measurement technology, Jumo positions itself as a system and solution provider for hydrogen production.

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Measurement Technology

Measurement Technology

Next generation 8-channel oscilloscope

Rohde & Schwarz is expanding its oscilloscope range with the R&S MXO 5, the company's first eight-channel oscilloscope.

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Data acquisition

Data acquisition

High-resolution mixed-signal oscilloscope

Yokogawa presents a new oscilloscope with 12-bit A/D converter technology and a lower noise floor.

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Testing

Testing

Most powerful wind turbine bearing test bench in the world

The world's most powerful test bench for rotor bearings is being built at LORC in Lindø, Denmark. Schaeffler will be the first to test its rotor bearings.

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Industry News Product Development

Digital twin

Digital twin

IDTA | Preparing digital twins for the future

Dassault Systèms has joined IDTA, the Digital Twin initiative. Find out more in our interview at the Hannover Messe.

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Product development

Product development

This is how you build a collaborative robot cell

Find out what you need to consider when planning and designing a collaborative robot cell. Schmersal gives valuable tips.

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CAD Software

CAD Software

Solidworks 2024: Fast, smart, collaborative

Solidworks 2024 is available. It accelerates 3D design and engineering and simplifies the development of innovative products.

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Product development

Product development

Virtual twins and robotics make you competitive

Dassault Systèmes, together with Omron and Ecosphere, will demonstrate the power of virtual twins for automation and robotics at SPS 2023.

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Industry News Connection Technology

Connection Technology

Connection Technology

Cohesion + Adhesion: The inseparable forces

Are you wondering why water exists in the form of drops or how adhesives work? The answer lies in the forces of cohesion + adhesion.

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Fasteners

Fasteners

Artificially intelligent screwing assistant

Trimiti is an AI-controlled screwing assistant for manual assembly processes that Nexustec will present at Motek.

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Fasteners

Fasteners

Stainless steel snaps for all environments

Kipp's snap locks are now also available in stainless steel. They are resistant to moisture, acid and seawater.

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Glue

Glue

Epoxy adhesive for high temperature applications

The epoxy resin adhesive type 4439 from Kager offers high mechanical strength after application and drying.

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Industry News Materials & Processes

Deburring and drying

Deburring and drying

IR and UV emitters for high-quality car interiors

UV lamps and infrared systems from Excelitas Noblelight optimize the production of parts for vehicle interiors.

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plastics

plastics

The first 100 Igus bikes hit the streets

The first 100 Igus Urban Bikes hit the streets and an in-house production facility with a capacity of 10.000 bicycles is set up in Cologne.

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Surface Technology

Surface Technology

Intelligent infrared heat saves up to 80% energy

Tests by Excelitas Noblelight show that adapted infrared systems save up to 80% energy - with an IR booster - hot air oven combination.

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3D pressure

3D pressure

110°C temperature-resistant SLS printing material

The new SLS material Iglidur i230 from Igus is a real hothead, it can withstand temperatures of up to 110 °C and is 80% more wear-resistant.

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