Product News

World’s first robotic kitchen goes on sale

Fancy your meal being prepared by a robot? This futuristic notion is now being made possible by Moley Robotics, the company behind the £248,000 robot-kitted-out Moley Kitchen, which cooks with human-like movements. At the heart of the new technology are two robotic arms featuring…

🕘 14/12/2020

Comau unveils a new version of its wearable exoskeleton, MATE-XT

Comau unveils MATE-XT, a new version of its wearable exoskeleton that fully accommodates the specific needs of workers in demanding industrial, non-industrial and open-air environments. Featuring a slim, lightweight carbon fiber structure and an intuitive regulation system, the water, dus…

🕘 11/12/2020

SABIC expands post-consumer recycled engineering thermoplastics for consumer electronics

Responding to calls from major brands in the consumer electronics business and electrics and electronics (E&E) industry as a whole for more sustainable materials, SABIC – a global leader in the chemical industry – announced that its engineering thermoplastics business is expanding…

🕘 24/11/2020

ACS introduces EM1024 High-Precision SinCos Encoder Multiplier and Splitter

ACS Motion Control has launched a new High Precision SinCos Encoder Multiplier and Splitter for OEM machine designers. The EM1024 is a single-channel analog SinCos encoder multiplier and splitter designed for high precision motion control applications such as inspection and metrology systems. Two…

🕘 23/11/2020

Rock solid reliability – how Zytronic’s rugged touchscreens are helping improve quarry efficiency

When looking to speed up the flow of trucks checking into its busy mines and quarries, Australia’s largest construction material supplier, Boral Limited, decided to apply ‘smart’ technologies. As a result, haulage drivers now use specially designed kiosks, with Zytronic’s…

🕘 23/11/2020

Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030 and to manufacturing products that only use low carbon fuels by 2025

Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, part of BDR Thermea Group, has today promised to revolutionise the way we heat our homes and buildings. The announcement coincides with the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution and places Baxi Heating at the heart of the ‘heating…

🕘 18/11/2020

New IoT data platform from Critical Manufacturing accelerates the future of factory insights

Industry is pursuing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects at a staggering pace, yet despite having the highest share of IoT devices of any business segment, manufacturing still lags behind in being able to seize the full value of the data, due to a lack of focused solutions. Critical…

🕘 17/11/2020

Igus develops new robotic control software

Igus launches new software to improve the control and use of robots. It enables robots to be programmed and controlled with ease and also helps customers choose the robot that best suits the needs of their business. Igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has three low cost automation…

🕘 16/11/2020

Time-saving, single-scan solution for accurate keyboard inspection applications from SmartRay

SmartRay, the manufacturer of 3D sensors for quality inspection and metrology, has launched a new application note highlighting its innovative single-scan solution for inspecting keyboard components. To ensure a high-quality keyboard product, manufacturers must meet demanding inspection…

🕘 16/11/2020

igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

Igus joined the world’s largest automation membership body to advance the research of Profinet technology in dynamic applications. The focus for PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), which has more than 1,700 members worldwide, is the continuous development of Profibus and Profinet…

🕘 10/11/2020