HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Asset Monitoring System tracks temperature-sensitive equipment.

October 17, 2016

Featuring cloud-based operation, VersAlert provides remote monitoring of temperature-sensitive inventory and aids in regulatory compliance such as 12 CFR Part 11. System features intelligent mesh network with only one IP address per 300 wireless sensors. With VersAlert, users can monitor temperature of liquid nitrogen freezers, mechanical freezers, refrigerators, and incubators from smartphone, tablet, or PC. When parameters go out of specification, system can send text or email notifications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Automatic Guided Carts feature PC-based control platform.

October 11, 2016

Consisting of standard burden carrier base with adaptable top to which different load handling devices can be added, Automatic Guided Carts feature Beckhoff CP7202 Panel PC with 15 in. touchscreen as system controller and user interface. Panel PC handles broad range of functionality including traffic management, vehicle task management, load tracking, user interface for system monitoring tools, and AGC fault finding/diagnostics. Onboard CX1010 Embedded PC handles all internal functions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator for N-Frame MCCB keeps operators safe.

October 7, 2016

Portable RSA-57T remote switch actuator (RSA) lets technicians remotely close or trip Square D N-Frame molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Unit is compatible with flush-mounted N-Frame breakers rated from 600–1,200 A with or without factory lockouts. Several options are available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Precision Piezo Nanopositioner serves high-speed applications.

October 6, 2016

Operated with E-727 digital servo piezo controller, P-616 NanoCube® XYZ piezo scanner is based on parallel-kinematic design with one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes. Capacitive sensors for sub-nanameter positioning precision, ceramic-insulated actuators for extended life, and flexures for friction-free motion are standard. With 100 µm travel range, this 3-Axis Piezo Motion Stage suits fast fiber alignment and microscopy applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Stages have compact, high-torque design.

October 5, 2016

Designed for NEMA 23 and 34 motors, ServoBelt Rotary Stages come in 2 through hole configurations with 50, 100, or 200 mm center openings to accommodate large bundles of conductors. Standard-sized models with 16 or 25 mm through holes are also available. Supporting both continuous rotation and variable indexing applications, stages offer speeds up to 1,000 rpm, continuous torque to 6.6 N-m, and resolution down to 0.16 arc-sec with Renishaw ring encoders or tape scales for partial rotation. Read More

Automatic ID, Material Handling & Storage

Balluff to Provide Complete RFID Solution with InformaTrac

October 4, 2016

Florence, KY - Balluff Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with InformaTrac, Inc. to provide a Best in Class, complete RFID and Asset Management Solution.  Providing InformaTrac software solutions with their existing and well established line of RFID hardware, Balluff now provides all of the components together to deliver a large scale, fully integrated enterprise solution to its... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Flexicon's new Bulk Bag Filler feature powered height adjustment of the fill head.

October 3, 2016

Enabling rapid filling of large chunks and semi-solid materials into open bulk bags, Flexicon's new Wide-Inlet Bulk Bag Filler can accommodate all popular bag heights, offers adjustable bag hooks, and includes a roller conveyor and load cells with automated controls. Constructed of carbon steel and a durable industrial finish, the filler is suitable for sludge-like materials, disparate-sized scrap, mulch, stone, coal, and, wood pellets.
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Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

QNP2 Series XY Piezo Nanopositioning Stages with 50 mm x 50 mm Aperture

October 3, 2016

Patent-pending design provides unmatched geometric performance Superior multi-axis accuracy via parallel-kinematic design Custom materials and vacuum versions Travels to 120 µm x 120 µm 50 x 50 mm clear square aperture Aerotech’s QNP2 series XY, parallel-kinematic, piezo positioning stages combine sub-nanometer resolution, high dynamics, and excellent geometric performance in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotoflex VSI Slitter Rewinder on Stand at Pack Expo in Bucharest

October 3, 2016

During 27-30 September, Graphic Open Systems will host live demonstrations of the VSI on their stand 11. St Louis, Missouri USA (September 22, 2016) Graphic Open Systems (GOS) will present live demonstrations of the compact, high-speed Rotoflex VSI slitter rewinder on stand 11 at Pack Expo. To be held 27-30 September in Bucharest, Romania, Pack Expo is a leading exhibition for the packaging... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual positioning. Base is 2.362 x 2.362 in., and 1.181 in. dia table supports loads to 2.2 lb and has scale to display rotation angle. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Barcode Tracking, Labeling Systems foster traceability.

September 26, 2016

Through its interface, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) systems enable processor/packer to handle, label, and track products, field to customer, from any location. Label applicators provide hands-free, automated labeling of individual cases for PTI and other customer requirements, and functionality lets users monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory, and record shipments. SIMBA runs on scanners, tablets, or touchscreen computers. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

Carylon Corporation Partners with JD7 to Bring 'Innovation And Investigation' to United States Water Utilities

September 22, 2016

Carylon Corporation has completed the purchase of several state-of-the-art pipeline asset management and investigative technologies from JD7, which will allow the Company to inspect and conduct condition assessments in live pressure water mains across the United States. San Diego, CA – JD7, a subsidiary of Aquam Corporation announced today its partnership with Carylon Corporation, a North... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Piezo Stage meets requirements for SR microscopy applications.

September 20, 2016

PInano® II high-resolution XY/XYZ multi-axis positioning systems include piezo scanner, software, and digital controller. In addition to piezoresistive and capacitive sensor versions, high-speed version is available. General features include millisecond step/settle, 0.8 in. profile, and 200 µm travel ranges. Digital servo piezo controller supports wave generator, data recorder, auto zero, and trigger I/O functions, while preloaded PICMA® piezo actuators feature cofired ceramic encapsulation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bulk Bag Discharger handles solid bottom bags.

September 19, 2016

Equipped with bag piercing knives, MATERIAL MASTER™ provides discharge of materials from bulk bags with or without outlet spouts into customer's existing process. System uses 2-ton chain hoist with VFD to lift bulk bag into carbon steel discharge hopper where stainless steel static bag piercing knife assembly completely empties bulk bags. In addition to pneumatic vibrator system that assists with product flow, hopper features full perimeter dust plenum with dust take off stub for dust control. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

I.D. Systems Signs New Intermodal Chassis Customer

September 15, 2016

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - The Asset Intelligence® subsidiary of I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY), a leading provider of enterprise asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, announces a new customer relationship for deploying its VeriWise® Chassis tracking solution. American Intermodal Management, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is partnering with Asset... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and yaw, features include deep and blind ¼ in.-20 (M6) tapped holes on moving world. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Transportation Industry Products

Komatsu Focus at MinEXPO 2016: Integrated Machine Technology and Improved Mine Performance

September 9, 2016

Integrated Machine Technology and Improved Mine Performance Rolling Meadows, Ill. — Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer will be a major exhibitor at this month’s MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. At Booth 7027, Komatsu will showcase innovative machines and solutions that drive mine optimization. Among machines on display will be several Tier-4... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Precision Bulk Material Handling System Moves Highly Fragile Product at a Rate of 12,000 Pounds Per Hour While Also Reducing Finished Product Reject Rate

September 2, 2016

HOLLAND, Michigan – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This automated bulk material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly fragile product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging. At a process rate of 12,000 pounds per hour, bulk totes of the product are nested into a lift carriage; the tote is sealed... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotoflex to Show Wide Array of Finishing Solutions at Labelexpo Americas

August 31, 2016

Debuting will be the new HSI slitter rewinder, in an operator-friendly horizontal configuration. St Louis, Missouri USA On the Mark Andy stand 319 during Labelexpo Americas September 13-15 Rotoflex is set to present a wide array of offline finishing solutions. The newest Business Responsive Technology from Rotoflex is the HSI 330 designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

August 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for research and industrial applications including fiber alignment, metrology, QA testing, and micromachining. Read More