Machine Building & Frameworks

Wieland’s new wiecon PCB terminals provide a flexible, modular connection without the loss of poles

Wieland Electric now offers two new PCB terminals for direct plug-in technology, the 8562 TOP H and 8562 N. Both terminals have a push-in connection and can be connected without the loss of poles, which saves on both precious space on the circuit board and costs, since the grid can be continued…

🕘 26/07/2018

Change the bearing liner directly on the rail with drylin W Exchange

igus has introduced a new bearing, called drylin W Exchange, for its drylin W linear system, where the liner can be replaced directly on the rail quickly and easily without dismantling the system. A practical assembly tool is used to push the old liner out of the housing, clip the new one onto the…

🕘 25/05/2018

Systematically innovative enclosures

After five years' development work, Rittal has unveiled its new VX25 large enclosure system at the 2018 Hanover Trade Fair. It is the first enclosure system from Rittal that has been fully developed to meet the requirements for increased productivity in control and switchgear manufacturing, as well…

🕘 30/04/2018

Less effort, less trouble

No other system within industrial automation will provide larger payback like passive distribution boxes and pre-wired cordsets. The rising complexity of machines and electrical installations indicates an increasing level of automation as well. You expect to deliver a machine that will increase…

🕘 26/07/2017

Friction guides made easy with Accuride’s engineering excellence

Accuride International, the leading global manufacturer of telescopic slides and sliding systems has turned its engineering and design expertise to friction guides. Unlike a telescopic slide which utilises ball bearings for smooth movement, friction guides use a plain bearing surface and no rolling…

🕘 23/03/2017

Innomech workstation improves manufacturing efficiency for Michell Instruments

Automation consultancy GB Innomech (Innomech) has designed and developed a new semi-automated workstation to help a major UK-based manufacturer to improve the manufacturing efficiency for one of its leading ranges of high precision industrial sensors. The new system will allow Michell Instruments…

🕘 17/03/2017

The IRIS Pipeline X-Ray Inspection System – manufacturing efficiency through innovation

The IRIS is one of a number of high quality inspection machines from Sparc Systems. It promotes systematic product flow and delivers optimal detection of contaminants, while reducing the amount of product rejected. The Iris is designed to specifically address the unique requirements posed by…

🕘 24/11/2016

New Compact GuardLogix 5370 Controller from Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation’s Midrange Architecture provides machine builders with a scalable control platform to meet both their custom and standard machine needs. The new Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix® 5370 controller provides machine builders with the performance needed for both integrated…

🕘 16/03/2016

Video of the Week – multi-dimensional drylin E gantries

Combining numerous linear axes to allow multi-axes movement, the drylin E range of gantries from igus provides flexible multi-dimensional solutions for a variety of applications, such as automation, measurement and positioning systems. Thanks to the self-lubricating nature of the drylin components…

🕘 20/03/2015

Haas hits the spot at Blumeprot

It’s not easy to start a machining business. Often, success depends on bringing something new to the market. For their USP, the founders of Barcelona-based Blumeprot decided in 2011 to create a subcontract machine shop specialising in higher-value parts, particularly prototypes and small…

🕘 23/02/2015