Whether in industrial robots or servo axes in medical engineering, moved loads must not drop or crash in an uncontrolled manner after power switch-off or in case of power failure or emergency stop.
While many have historically praised rubber and nitrile rubber marine bearings, Vesconite Bearings, the maker of the no-swell Vesconite Hilube polymer, has seen ship repairers increasingly turn to its product.
In this interview, Lenze CTO Frank Maier talks about how the company supports machine manufacturers in increasing the performance of their machines, in detecting problems in the machine early on and what possibilities the IoT Gateway x500 and the associated data service X4Remote offer for networking in the cloud.
The Yokogawa WT5000 Precision Power Analyser is being used by Solar Team Twente, to maximise their chances of winning the ultimate challenge for solar-powered race cars, the biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH is a well-known supplier in the automation world. The WAGO product range has been developed to meet the growing demand for electrical connection and automation technology in switchgear construction and building automation.
For over 50 years, Genlab has designed and manufactured industrial and laboratory ovens, incubators, drying cabinets, water baths and other associated thermal products.
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are a reliable and cost-effective power source, helping to revolutionise technology development.
The importance of additive manufacturing (3D printing) continues to be recognised within the aerospace industry. This is largely due to the high-performance aerospace-grade materials that possess the properties required to deliver in an array of application areas, together with inherent capabilities that drive other efficiencies across the manufacturing supply chain.
A spring manufacturer recently commissioned servo press and automation specialist, IEF-Werner GmbH, to develop a complete solution that involves the fully automatic testing of punched disc springs for characteristic values.