Automation Systems

Bench-Top Robots provide automated precision fluid dispensing.

Bench-Top Robots provide automated precision fluid dispensing.

Compatible with all valve types and controllers, TSR2000 Series is designed specifically for fluid dispensing applications. Three models are available with working areas of 200 x 200 mm, 300 x 300 mm, and 400 x 400 mm. Bench-top robots provide total control over fluid placement from beads, arcs, and circles to repeated timed dots. Programmed via teach pendant,- units are- suited for dispense...

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Silicon Mountain Purchases Universal Fuzion Solution at APEX

For the second consecutive year, US-based contract manufacturer Silicon Mountain has closed a deal for a Universal Instruments Fuzion® Platform solution at the IPC APEX EXPO. Universal Instruments again enjoyed a very successful IPC APEX EXPO, this year held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on March 25 – 27. Building upon its partnership with Universal, growing US-based contract...

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Metso DNA Steam Network Manager to Ensure Reliable Steam Upply and Cost-effective Electricity Production at UPM's Kaukas Mill

UPM-Kymmene Oyj has ordered a Metso DNA Steam Network Manager system for the Kaukas pulp and paper mill in Lappeenranta, Finland. Startup is scheduled for Spring 2014. Designed to optimize the steam network, DNA Steam Network Manager uses model predictive control to balancing steam consumption and generation to ensure a stable steam supply under all conditions. A special feature of this delivery...

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Linear Drives are available with fourth rolling ring bearing.

Linear Drives are available with fourth rolling ring bearing.

Amacoil-Uhing Model RG3 linear drives with 3 rolling ring bearings can be fitted with 4th, adding 2 more bearing-to-shaft contact points and doubling thrust of units. Products come in range of sizes with side thrust ranging from 7-800 lb. Travel speed and direction are mechanically controlled, suiting drives for use in equipment needing reciprocating linear motion component. They also suit...

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20 Years of Easy Transport on Intra-Logistics Rails

20 Years of Easy Transport on Intra-Logistics Rails

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany – In the 20 years since the invention of RoundTracks®, STROTHMANN Machines & Handling has delivered 116.975 meters of the intra-logistics rail system, the equivalent of about 6,500 truck and trailer lengths. Originally developed for easy press die change, the solution is now used in various industries, for instance, to convey wind turbine generators,...

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Evana Automation Contracted by Prominent Manufacturer of Health Monitoring Products to Provide Two Automated Turnkey Assembly Systems

Evana Automation Contracted by Prominent Manufacturer of Health Monitoring Products to Provide Two Automated Turnkey Assembly Systems

Evana solution will help medical product manufacturer improve production speed and efficiency of Cardiac Panel Sensors- -  EVANSVILLE, Ind.- – Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract from a prominent manufacturer of health monitoring products to provide two automated assembly systems...

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Diaphragm Clamping System is designed for small parts.

Diaphragm Clamping System is designed for small parts.

VERO-S SPM-138 diaphragm clamping system lets user machine contour of workpiece into SPM unit. When VERO-S module is engaged with Turbo function, SPM-138 unit clamps evenly around outside of part. VERO-S SPM Plus 138 can clamp workpiece sizes from 36–125 mm dia, and- workpieces do not have to be round. SPM unit generates clamping forces up to 50 kN, and repeat accuracy is at least 5 microns....

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FieldServer Technologies' FS-B35 Series Gateways Awarded BTL Mark

FieldServer Technologies' FS-B35 Series Gateways Awarded BTL Mark

FieldServer Technologies’ FS-B35 Series Building Automation gateway has received the BTL Mark under device profile B-ASC. Thus, the FS-B35 joins a long list of protocol gateways from FieldServer that carry the BTL Mark, more than any other gateway manufacturer. To achieve this certification, the FS-B35 gateway had to undergo extensive rigorous testing at the BACnet Testing Laboratory. BACnet...

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Universal Demonstrates Building Blocks for Success at APEX

Universal Demonstrates Building Blocks for Success at APEX

Industry's broadest range of fully integrated technologies and exclusive expertise enable powerful, flexible solutions for all electronics manufacturing environments. Universal Instruments will display its comprehensive portfolio of solutions building blocks at the 2014 IPC APEX EXPO held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on March 25 – 27. On booth 1125, the company will feature surface...

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Neste Oil Chooses Metso's Automation and Valve Technology for the Production of High-Octane Gasoline

The process unit under construction at Neste Oil's refinery in Porvoo, Finland, transforms gasoline fractions into more valuable and higher-quality gasoline components. Automation's role is to ensure accurate control and safety in the demanding process. Neste Oil and Metso have agreed on the delivery of automation and valve technology for the refinery unit under construction at Neste Oil's Porvoo...

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