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Introducing the New VLM-60 Multi-turn Encoder from Netzer Precision

February 26, 2024 Netzer is proud to introduce the new VLM-60 multi-turn, hollow shaft absolute rotary encoder, the ideal solution for smooth and continuous production with limited space. The VLM-60 multi-turn encoder from Netzer is an extremely low profile, hollow shaft absolute rotary encoder. Often used in multi-axis machinery, servo motors machine tools or robots, and process…

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New IKO Cam Followers Allow Mounting Freedom in Tight Spaces

January 23, 2024 IKO International is pleased to introduce its CFC…B Series of short stud-type cam followers. These new cam followers have a unique mounting structure that solves space limitations that often exist on the stud side of the assembly region, thereby satisfying mounting requirements without sacrificing performance. The CFC…B cam follower’s mounting structure consists…

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Introducing a New Generation of POSITAL Kit Encoders

December 11, 2023 POSITAL has announced a major upgrade to its family of 36 mm kit encoders for motion control applications. For these new devices, introduced as part of the company’s NEXTGEN initiative, upgrades include higher resolution and refined packaging that provides more compact form factors, better protection from solid particles and simpler installation procedures….

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AMC Introduces the FE060-25-IPM FlexPro® Servo Drive with IMPACT™ Architecture

Advanced motion control and power all in one compact package November 27, 2023 Advanced Motion Controls (AMC), a US leading provider of servo amplifiers, is proud to announce the release of the FE060-25-IPM FlexPro® series servo drive. This state-of-the-art drive is designed to provide advanced control and power in one compact package, making it the…

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Omron Launches V460 Handheld Barcode Reader with Intelligent Lighting for Reading of Difficult Part Marks and Labels

November 14, 2023 The V460 sets a new standard for usability The new Omron V460 handheld barcode reader provides an intelligent out-of-box reading experience to decode direct part marks and labels of a variety of sizes and distances, while seamlessly communicating to the most common PLC platforms. Leading automation solution provider, Omron Automation, launches its…

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TIA Portal Version 19: Motion Control Made Easy for All Users

November 14, 2023 Siemens is introducing the latest version of the Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) portal at the SPS trade show in Nuremberg. With version 19 of the engineering framework, motion control is easier than ever. It’s intuitive for non-experts and new users, and this is crucial for industrial companies. To flexibly manage an ever-increasing…

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How the Latest Handheld Barcode Reader is Making it Easy for Users to Overcome Traceability Challenges

November 13, 2023 V460 is an advanced handheld barcode reader that has set a new standard for reading capabilities There are a variety of challenges that manufacturers face when trying to efficiently use traceability technology. Difficult to read direct part marks can hinder the performance of traceability in a production process. The V460 is an advanced…

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Omron Advances PMAC Platform to Continue to Solve Unique Challenges for Users

October 10, 2023 Omron expands PMAC platform offering a sizable range of form factors that bring both scalability and customization to create the best fit for the most complex applications. A leading automation solutions provider Omron Automation has expanded the Programmable Multi-Axis Controllers (PMAC) portfolio. Designed to facilitate ease of use, the PMAC platform encompasses…

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SOLO Modular Temp Controllers from AutomationDirect

October 2, 2023  AutomationDirect has added new SOLO modular temperature controllers that offer the same functionality as the standard controllers but at a lower price. These temperature controllers feature a modular snap-together design that allows users to add channels as needed. Each channel can be configured with a different control mode and output type, making…

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Galil Achieves Prestigious UL/CSA Certification for its Range of Controller Series

September 27, 2023 Galil Motion Control, a renowned industry leader in the motion control market, is proud to announce the successful attainment of UL/CSA certification for several of its premier controller series. This milestone exemplifies Galil’s undying commitment to advancing safety, reliability, and quality in the products it delivers to customers globally.  The prestigious certifications…

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High-Speed Cameras for the UV Light Spectrum Are Now Available

September 18, 2023 High-Speed Cameras for the UV Light Spectrum Are Now Available Vision Research, a division of AMETEK and the manufacturer of Phantom High-Speed Cameras, has introduced high-speed cameras capable of capturing images in the extended light spectrum of UV, visible and Near-IR wavelengths. The cameras have over 70% Quantum Efficiency (QE) at 300nm,…

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The Fundamentals of Machine Vision in Automation: What You Need to Know

September 15, 2023 Machine vision has a place in many industries, including food & beverage, automotive, semiconductor, life sciences, and more. In this article, Ryan Marti, Product Manager – Industrial Cameras at Omron Automation walks us through the fundamentals of machine vision in automated processes and holds a lens to look at Omron’s products and…

Omron Enhances Information Security with IEC 62443-4-1 Certification
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Omron Enhances Information Security with IEC 62443-4-1 Certification

August 24, 2023 Omron Development Team in Japan is now certified by the IEC 62443-4-1 guidelines and requirements for establishing a secure development lifecycle for its Programmable Logic Controller products. An industry-leading automation solutions provider, Omron Automation Americas, takes a significant stride towards bolstering information security for customer factories and production equipment. The company now…

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ADVANCED Motion Controls Takes Servo Drives to New Heights (and Depths) with FlexPro® Extended Environment Product Line

Servo Drives that Withstand the Elements and Push Boundaries August 21, 2023 Advanced Motion Controls (AMC), a leading provider of servo amplifier solutions, is proud to announce the addition of six new CANopen servo drives with Extended Environment capabilities to their FlexPro® line. These new drives join AMC’s existing EtherCAT Extended Environment FlexPro drives, making…

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Advanced XGB PLCs by LS Electric from AutomationDirect

August 1, 2023 AutomationDirect has added XGB PLCs designed and manufactured by LS Electric, a well-established global PLC manufacturer with over 40 years of experience. This PLC family offers advanced controllers geared for motion applications but with high-level features, such as IEC programming, that can be beneficial in any automated system. These stackable LS Electric…

Maximize Machine Performance with the CK5M Multi-Axis Controller
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Maximize Machine Performance with the CK5M Multi-Axis Controller

August 1, 2023 The CK5M series offers exceptional motion control capabilities, speeding up your machining processes and always operating with high precision and extreme accuracy. Perform high-precision 3D machining for new items, improve production quality and more with this state-of-the-art programmable multi-axis controller from Omron. More Information CK5M Related Story Omron Honours Proax Technologies as…