Submitted on Wed, 05/04/2016

Parker's PM-DD servo motor is designed to provide high torque and high accuracy. Tapped mounting holes and a hollow through bore allow this motor to be used in a variety of applications that require the load to be attached directly to the motor.

Submitted on Thu, 04/14/2016

A wide variety of product types are in the new RCP6 series, which also include wide slider types and wide radial cylinder types. Allowable dynamic moment for the wide slider type is 14 times higher than the standard slider. Allowable torque on the rod type of the wide radial cylinder is 3 times higher than the standard radial cylinder.

Submitted on Tue, 04/05/2016

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division announced the release of the IX InteractX PowerStation and the PCA – Industrial PC PowerStation. The IX runs on the same base hardware and software as the PCA PowerStation but with one key difference: the IX comes pre-loaded with Parker’s powerful supervisory HMI runtime, InteractX™.

Submitted on Tue, 03/15/2016

Advantech's APAX-5580 Control IPC is a PC-based control platform with comprehensive I/O modules, communication ports, and control software. It is particularly designed for integrating Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) to take advantage of the trend in Industry 4.0.

Submitted on Fri, 12/04/2015

The innovative battery-less absolute encoder operates through the combination of gears recognizing the rotational position data, which eliminates the need for a battery that is normally required for a conventional absolute encoder. This means there is no longer a need for battery replacement, as well as the associated costs and adjustments.

Submitted on Mon, 11/16/2015

Determining problems and errors in the field just got easier with the new WIKA MH-3 pressure transmitter for mobile working machines. WIKA Instrument, LP captures the latest pressure sensor technology with the addition of the diagnostic function in the new MH-3 pressure transmitter.

Submitted by Russ Rochambeau, Engineering Manager, IFPS Hydraulic Specialist, Valin Corporation
on Fri, 08/14/2015

When discussing fluid power, pressure is the basis for producing any kind of work.  Work cannot be achieved without pressure.  In order to understand the finer points of fluid power, one must first understand the concept of pressure

Submitted by Corey Foster || DesignNews.com
on Tue, 04/28/2015

A growing trend in industrial plant design is wireless connectivity. Recent technological advances have made wireless protocols significantly more robust and reliable than previous versions, enough so to rival traditional hard-wired connections.

Submitted on Wed, 03/04/2015

Winners of the 2014 Automation Inside Awards were announced in December and Omron's Delta Robot won Best Robot. Omron’s integrated Sysmac robotics solution offers the capability to integrate machine control, motion, remote I/O, HMI, safety, vision and robotics all in one controller.

Submitted by Renee R. Bassett || Automation World
on Tue, 07/23/2013

Factory automation mobility is not just about iPads. Companies of all sizes need to think about the software needed to push context-sensitive information to operators and managers.