June 23, 2017




  • Intelligent Pneumatic Valves from AVENTICS

    2017-06-07 19:58:20

    The Advanced Valve family from AVENTICS continues to evolve by finding modern answers for current industrial automation requirements. The Advanced Electronic System (AES) interface from AVENTICS provides effortless communication between AV valves and controls systems via standard fieldbus protocols.

  • Bosch Rexroth Launches New Pump for Closed-Circuit Application

    2017-06-07 20:15:33

    Bosch Rexroth recently has launched the A21 VG 35/45, a compact double pump for closed-circuit applications featuring an efficient back-to-back design that allows for installation in applications with very limited mounting space.

  • Zimmer Group presents the next gripper generation for human-robot collaboration

    2017-06-07 20:18:15

    Robots have long been an indispensable part of the everyday industrial, but in the future more and more people are working directly with robots or are supported by them at work. In order for this human-robot collaboration (HRC) ensure maximum safety, special robots and customized handling components are required. High demands are made both to the

  • Dana showcasing company’s integration with Brevini

    2017-05-30 15:06:14

    Dana Inc. recently debuted comprehensive offerings for the global construction, mining, and material-handling industries that include Spicer drivetrain solutions and newly acquired Brevini power-transmission and fluid power solutions. Dana has demonstrated a complete drive and motion system for 55- to 110-ton (50- to 100-tonne)


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Applied Motion Products Partners with HEIDENHAIN To Incorporate RENCO Encoder in StepSERVO™ Integrated Motors

2017-06-07 15:01:59

The result is a motor-and-drive solution that operates more quietly and efficiently, while providing greater torque and higher acceleration rates than traditional step motor systems. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is pleased to partner with Applied Motion Products, Inc. in the development of their


Muncie Power Products continues to innovate with product updates

2017-06-06 21:06:56

Muncie Power Products Inc. continues to innovate with updates to current products—the 82 Series, CS40/41 Series and CS10/11 Series power take-offs—within the last year. Muncie’s 82 series PTO In the first quarter of 2017, updates were made to Muncie Power’s 82 Series power take-off. A new housing was created, allowing for a


The White House is Turning to Infrastructure

2017-06-05 19:31:36

President Trump has set himself a busy schedule of watchin’ Fox and Friends, getting his facts from an unfolding terror attack from Twitter, and using a tragedy on the streets of London to reheat some old beef with that city’s mayor. I mean there’s only so much time in the day! But clear some space: The White House has announced


Quiet and efficient gear pumps offer a competitive edge

2017-06-01 15:06:36

Gear pumps are widely used in applications ranging from injection-molding machines to wind-turbine power plants. The new QXEH Series internal-gear drive units from Bucher Hydraulics are said to offer a performance advantage over other gear pumps, thanks to several engineering features. These include: Bucher Hydraulics QXEH internal gear pumps


Do engineers deserve the blame for big mistakes in big projects?

2017-05-31 17:00:06

Leland Teschler, Executive Editor lteschler@wtwhmedia.com On Twitter @ DW—LeeTeschler Governments today struggle with budgetary overruns and deficits, and the resultant wrangling has put what might be called megaprojects in the spotlight: Big bridges, high-speed rail lines, and new fighter jets that are all large-scale, complicated



Wind River Teaming with Nation's Largest Transportation Proving Grounds, Ohio State University, and Central Ohio Region to Develop, Test Smart Connected and Autonomous Technologies

2017-06-07 15:01:59

- Intel® subsidiary Wind River®; Transportation Research Center (TRC); Ohio State University; and Dublin, Ohio are looking to advance safe and secure technologies for self-driving and connected vehicle technologies. - The first phase of the Wind River-led program envisions the creation of "rolling lab" test vehicles developed with Ohio


Predictive Maintenance Information Among New Features of Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Newest HMI

2017-06-06 15:01:46

GT2107 Wide HMI Improves System Visibility and Performance VERNON HILLS, Ill. - June 6, 2017 - Driven by end user demand for improved visualization into their automation solutions portfolio, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has introduced the GT2107 Wide Series Human Machine Interface (HMI). The GT2107 is an interface that monitors and


Yaskawa Motoman MPX3500 Robot Creates Consistent Finish in Coating Applications

2017-06-06 15:01:45

The fast, six-axis MPX3500 robot offers superior performance and efficiently creates a smooth, consistent finish in painting and coating applications. It offers a flexible, compact design and is ideal for painting parts of nearly any size and shape, including recessed, curved or contoured surfaces. The fast, six-axis MPX3500 robot offers superior


"Sommer-automatic": The brand passes into history, the products look forward to the future

2017-06-01 20:00:05

The Sommer-automatic brand has served users in the automation sector for decades, but now it is time to look to the future: the Zimmer Group has now decided to cease operations with its traditional Sommer-automatic brand and transfer these components to the umbrella brand of the Zimmer Group (formerly Zimmer Technische Werkstätten), which has


Robotic Exoskeleton's Ergonomic Benefits Widen its Application Scope in Healthcare and Industrial Automation

2017-05-31 15:01:34

Steady stream of innovation to attract funding from diverse industries and drive growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team LONDON, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic exoskeletons are rapidly breaking out of the realm of sci-fi, finding application across varied industries, including healthcare, military, sports,


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