Technology File

Software enables role-based analytics

Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, has announced the coming availability of its Avantis Decision Support System (DSS) software. Version 5.0 of the software…

🕘 27/11/2012

Compact sensor with integrated bracket

The new BMF 243 compact sensor from Balluff offers high performance reserves for cylinders with both weak as well as with strong magnets and convinces with high repeat accuracy and small hysteresis. Thanks to its small dimensions, it is a suitable choice for particularly small grippers and…

🕘 27/11/2012

IP68 connector suits tight spaces

In-line electrical connectors that offer high ingress protection are historically awkward and cumbersome. Before the connection can be made wires need to be passed through large, protective outer casings which require tooling to secure; this often means the connectors will not fit into tight spaces…

🕘 08/08/2012

Industrial pressure sensors for rugged applications

Honeywell, supplier of test and measurement sensor solutions, has expanded its industrial pressure sensor portfolio with the IP Series of industrial pressure sensors. This product line includes two new models, designed to offer reliable, repeatable pressure measurements in a variety of industrial…

🕘 08/08/2012

Transducer with IECEx approval

Balluff’s Micropulse TA12 explosion-proof linear position transducer now has IECEx explosive atmospheres approval rating, in addition to existing ATEX approvals, expanding the acceptability for the Balluff TA12 transducer for worldwide use in hazardous gases and/or dust applications. The…

🕘 08/08/2012

New 30-90kw oil-injected screw compressors

Atlas Copco Compressors has launched a new 30-90kW oil-injected screw compressor range said to offer significant improvements in sustainability and reliability, as well as performance increases of up to 10 per cent. The new GA 30+ to 90 range is available in three different variants making it…

🕘 08/08/2012

CAN bus rotary position sensors

Penny + Giles, has development of its SRH500 range of contactless rotary position sensors with the introduction of two CAN bus interface versions. The SRH520CN integrates additional electronics to provide either J1939 or CANopen options according to ISO/DIS 11898. Historically, position sensors…

🕘 08/08/2012

Cost effective laser measurement sensor

Displacement sensors in the new ZX1 series from Omron are said to offer a cost effect solution, providing easy operation with high accuracy and stable measurements, irrespective of the target colour or surface type. The versatility of the new sensor range is demonstrated by its wide sensing range…

🕘 08/08/2012

Inverter series for precise configuration

Inmoco has taken its range of high-performance digital servo drives from Elmo Motion Control to a new level by adding to it the DC Trombone. Based on Elmo's advanced SimplIQ motion control technology, the DC Trombone operates directly from the mains and delivers no less than 7kW of continuous…

🕘 10/07/2012

CAM software finds new heights

Open Mind Technologies’s award-winning hyperMill CAM package incorporates a new 5-Axis shape offset roughing and finishing feature which saves time when creating CAM programs for parts with curved surfaces. The package was shown to visitors at MACH 2012 (pictured). The new Shape Offset…

🕘 10/07/2012