Machine Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

TNC 620 Machine Control comes with touch screen technology.

Jul 27, 2017

TNC 620 Machine Control can be operated by gestures and by navigating long lists, programs and tables. Unit is designed with pop-up keyboard for text input and short tap option for stopping dynamic scrolling. Product features 3-D test mode which comes with zoom in and out as well as moving and rotating objects options. TNC 620 is suitable for milling, drilling and boring machines applications... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess Announces Innovative Tension Control Solutions from MAGPOWR

Jun 22, 2017

MAGPOWR launches three new product offerings: The CSR Cantilevered Tension Sensing Roller, the ISR Integrated Sensing Roller and a larger Thin Load Cell

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 21, 2017- Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, today announced the release of three advanced tension control products from MAGPOWR. Announced are the... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mark VI Controller features 7 in. touchscreen display.

Apr 25, 2017

Mark VI Controller comes with storage capacity of 50 recipe. Equipped with capacitor bank and RS232 receptacle, unit automatically adjusts power level and synchronizes with the two independent axes of motion. Controller’s USB and Ethernet provide access for firmware update and remote web browser access respectively. Featuring input port and cable, product is enabled to remote stop/run, track... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brake Technology 4.0

Mar 15, 2017

Safety brakes by mayr® power transmission - fit for the future

Monitoring modules of the latest generation, a technologically leading friction system and consistently-observed safety principles - safety brakes by mayr® power transmission are equipped for the challenges of the Industry 4.0. The perfectly-coordinated complete system guarantees the utmost level of operational and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

EtherNet/IP™ Now Available for Montalvo Z4 Tension Controllers

Mar 04, 2017

March 2, 2017, Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, is announcing ODVA EtherNet/IP™ Communication for its series of Z4 Tension Controllers. Available as a communication option for new Z4 Tension Controllers, or as an upgrade for existing Z4’s in the field, EtherNet/IP™ allows customers to easily interface with an existing HMI on the operator... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Trapped Key Interlocks Protect Workers at HV Substations

Nov 23, 2016

Kirk access interlocks increase safety in switchgear applications, prevent arc flash

North Canton, Ohio (November 21, 2016) - KIRK interlocking products provide safe access to switchgear within HV substations. Trapped key access interlocks and key exchange units restrict physical entry and prevent dangerous operating conditions, ensuring that personnel operate equipment according to... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Plastic Cam Followers replace metal cam followers.

Oct 31, 2016

Combining stainless steel shaft and plastic-composite roller, Series S7NSRY provides maintenance-free alternative to metal designs. These plastic cam followers, which transmit motion in high-speed and light-duty machines in medical, packaging, and semi-conductor equipment, are lube-free and run quiet due to shock and vibration absorbing capabilities. Sizes range from 5/8–2 ½ in. OD, and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

CNC Hardware/Software Solution enhances milling machines.

Sep 21, 2016

As complete package for CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters, NUMmill includes CNC hardware and software that provide scalability as well as intuitive, conversational style UI. This CNC milling machine control solution offers canned cycles suite with 3D simulation for pre-process verification as well as functions for material removal of basic pockets. Based on Flexium+... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

AXYZ International to Exhibit at IMTS 2016

Sep 14, 2016

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Sept. 8, 2016 - AXYZ International, a global leader in manufacturing CNC router and knife cutting systems, will be exhibiting its Pacer Series CNC router and other specially selected products at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from September 12-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. "The Pacer is our machine brand specifically designed for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Sercos User Groups Will Present Two multi-vendor Demos at the Industrial Automation North America (IANA) Show, Sept. 12-17, 2016 in Chicago

Sep 07, 2016

Sercos will present two multi-vendor interoperability demos plus other products from member companies at IANA in booth E-4448 in the McCormick East Building. The systems demonstrate that Sercos has the functionality and performance to operate synchronized motion, I/O and safety while allowing full TCP/IP communication with each device over a single Ethernet ring. Since 1988, Sercos'... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

Aug 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Industry's First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

Aug 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions (www.hardysolutions.com) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC Plug-In Weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pull Cable Tension Monitor helps prevent errors for contractors.

Jul 19, 2016

Preventing cable overstretch that can lead to faulty cable installation, touchscreen-operated G-Series Smart Pull produces physical, visual, and audible alerts to let contractors know when pulling force of cable exceeds 80% of manufacturer recommendations. Second alert is given when pulling force has met 100% of tension limit (10,000 lb max). Stored directly in 128 MB onboard... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Tension Control Solutions include controller and thin load cell.

Jul 19, 2016

DIN-rail mount MAGPOWR Spyder Plus S1 Controller offers input for measuring diameter, which allows for precise taper tension; advanced stop and hold functions; and gain compensation. Also available, Thin Load Cell, which consists of European-style load cell, accommodates machine space restriction requirements and is compatible with all MAGPOWR tension controllers and amplifiers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

Jun 07, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic, general... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

DNF Controls Brings New Level of Controls to InfoComm 2016

Jun 07, 2016

LVCC North Hall #N762 Manufacturer to feature simple “Go-To” solutions designed to save time and budget and meet everyday needs of Pro AV applications Northridge, CA -- DNF Controls – the award-winning and established manufacturer of Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces - is bringing 26 years experience designing off-the-shelf and custom control solutions to InfoComm.  The... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Weight Processor provides stable readings, tightens feed control.

May 31, 2016

Targeting high-speed filling, dispensing, and check weighing applications, HI 6500-XP Extreme Weight Processor features update rate (CPU clock speed) of 660 updates/sec that provide PLC with new weight reading every 1.5 msec. A/D conversion, weight processing, and communications port all update at 660 Hz to mitigate effects of in-motion weighing and promote accelerated settling time,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Application Software helps OEMs build intelligent machines.

May 25, 2016

Designed to streamline application development and simplify hardware setup, Pro-FX® Technology Platform features library of pre-programmed product and machine level functions that automatically scale input and output variables, eliminating need to build code from scratch. Software supports 6 programing languages, allowing builders flexibility in advanced machine designs and associated... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Grids support applications up to PL d.

May 03, 2016

As type 3 light grids, PSENopt II Series offers not only hand protection, but also finger protection. Units enable applications from category performance level d (PL d), thereby closing type gap of revised version of IEC 61496-1. Available in lengths from 150–1800 mm, light grids work with continuous single beams that completely eliminate dead zones. All significant causes or system defects... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

OSAI Provides CNC Control for Fabru PlastJet 3C 3D Printers Providing High Precision, Simultaneous High-Speed Operation

Apr 25, 2016

Chicopee, MA – OSAI announced that it now provides its OPENcontrol for the Fabru PlastJet 3C Model printers. These printers provide high precision, high-speed operation using three different plastic materials simultaneously. Designed for industrial prototype applications, the PlastJet 3C operation is based on Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) following a CAM path managed by OSAI’s... Read More