Submitted by Ray Marquiss || Valin Corporation
Specifying VFD's

The basic application for a VFD is one where an AC motor must be run with some aspect of control over the speed, accel/decel or torque. Cranes, fans, pumps, mixers, conveyors, and similar applications are all candidates for using a VFD.

Packaging & Palletizing Transforming Tooling

In a changing world that is experiencing rapidly evolving demands for fulfillment customizations, Norgren is finding that their customers struggle to automate their systems to handle a high mix of products in palletizing and packaging operations.

Transforming Tooling Ready for Installation in a Press Room Destacker

Check out Norgren's latest Transforming Tooling project: this customer's tool has 16 arms, and is able to move to multiple configurations!

Submitted by Jason Gaines || Valin Corporation
The UL 508A Certification: Why It Is Important

The certification exists for a reason — to ensure that the control panels being built meet the very highest safety standards available.

Submitted by Dorner
Make vs. Buy: The Real Costs of Making a Conveyor Yourself

With a competitive, evolving global market place, changes in outsourcing, and scarce availability of engineering talent, the decision to make or buy conveyors is one that many companies face every day.

Introducing Cobot Intelligence's new standalone cabinet door sanding solution.

Submitted by Ray Marquiss || Valin Corporation

A little knowledge goes a long way — knowing and understanding the advantages and limits of encoders and limit switches can ensure the best possible motion system design.

Valin and Mitsubishi Electric joined forces to bring the latest automation solutions to our customers in Arizona on August 7th.  On board the mobile showroom customers saw the latest technology in PLCs, drives, CNCs, motion control, HMIs, energy monitoring and management, industrial robots, and connectivity for MES and ERP applications.

Submitted by Tom Trinh || Valin Corporation
Demonstration on How To Setup IAI RCON Ethernet/IP Gateway to communicate with a PLC

This video is a demonstration on how to setup IAI RCON Ethernet/IP Gateway to communicate with a  PLC

Electro-Hydraulic Actuators Improve Safety

Don't wait until it's too late, Kyntronics' actuators can help prevent disasters and improve your bottom line.