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D41 Series Safety Door Switch from Omron

Is your facility experiencing problems with safety interlocking device tampering? Check out the new D41 Series Safety Door Switch from Omron.

TTK Liquid Leak Detection Cables

Tired of Replacing Fuel Leak Detection Cables? The operation of replacement is often complicated and time-consuming. Reduce your costs with reusable fuel sensing cables!

Machine Safety Seminar

The seminar will introduce you to the requirements, methods, and practical application of machine and process safeguarding. Attendees will be introduced to applicable regulatory requirements to help them identify and assess machine safety risks and deploy safeguarding concepts based on identified risks.

Dust-Resistant Water Leak Sensing Cables from TTK

Don’t let maintenance overwhelm your water leak detection system! Use patented dust-resistant water leak sensing cables from TTK Liquid Leak Detection.

WIKA Introduces Revolutionary Liquid-Filled Gauge with Flexible Window

In WIKA’s new FlexWindow™ liquid-filled gauge, an optically clear liquid silicone rubber (LSR) replaces glass or polycarbonate for greater safety and durability, unimpaired reading, and no need for pressure venting.

3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC

Historically, PLCs shared their data using methods such as writing data to memory cards then transferring the files to a network, or data tags were read by an HMI, SCADA, Historian, DCS, or some other higher-level software. Those capabilities still exist.  But now there are other options.

IIoT PLCs vs IIoT Gateways

PLCs have been doing a lot of this work for decades.  However, there are some newer functionalities in our PLCs that make this marketing concept easier to implement.  Learn more about “3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC” to understand these functionalities.

Traceability Omron

Traceability is vital for protecting your brand, and it can also provide valuable information for improving your processes.  We use our experience in tracking, tracing, and controlling using Omron solutions to help manufacturers in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries build robust systems.

One Servo-Drive to Power Them All

Need drives to run your multi-axis system? It is hard to beat the Parker P-Series servo drive. Whether you have a belt actuator, a ballscrew actuator, an electric cylinder, a direct drive for a rotary table or a linear motor, it’s nice having a single compact cost effective drive solution that can power your needs.

Kyntronics SMART Hydraulic Actuators

Kyntronics SMART Hydraulic Actuators combine the best features of hydraulic power with the precision of servo control (used in ball screw & roller screw electro-mechanical actuators), without the inherent disadvantages of those approaches.