Automation Systems

Plastic Industry: the Role of Intralogistics Keeps Growing
Overhead Conveyors

Plastic Industry: the Role of Intralogistics Keeps Growing

(Huntersville, November 27, 2008) Montech draws a positive balance of its participation in Fakuma 2008, recording increasing interest for its transport system Montrac. "The issue of intralogistics is becoming more and more important," says Yves Dicke, Manager Montrac, Montech. This was quite clear at Fakuma 2008 - International trade show for injection molding - where the Montrac transport system...

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Blind Rivet Feeding System holds up to 12 lb of rivets.
Automation Systems

Blind Rivet Feeding System holds up to 12 lb of rivets.

Using both pistol grip and in-line rivet setting tools, Nascomatic 2001-BR automatically blowfeeds rivet to riveting tool every time rivet is set. Operator hand picks rivet from rivet receiver and inserts it into tool nosepiece. Setting rivet automatically signals feeder bowl to blowfeed next rivet. System can be configured to feed and drive open end, closed end, and structural rivets up to...

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Spray Nozzles Service for Better Environmental Compliance
Nozzles

Spray Nozzles Service for Better Environmental Compliance

To help manufacturers take more effective control of environmental issues, spray nozzle experts, Delavan, is bolstering their technical service with dedicated industry specialists. Delavan's sector specialist, Andy Nixon explained, "Client spray nozzle requirements vary greatly depending on their plant set-up and environmental objectives. Nozzles for gas cooling, for example, need to deliver...

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Miscellaneous Controls

FlexLink Demonstrates 20 Years of Success at PACK EXPO 2008

Celebrating Two Decades in the US with a New Leap in Conveyor Technology FlexLink displays how to meet tomorrow's demands on green technology and efficiency in production and packaging lines, with the new conveyor system X85 and dynamic line control. The demands on production, filling, and packaging lines are increasing drastically with regards to capacity, utilization, and product quality. The...

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Data and Database Management Software

University Of Chicago Selects HK Systems For State-Of-The-Art Automated Library System

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, October 7, 2008 -- HK Systems, Inc., North America's leading automated material handling and supply chain software total solutions provider, has been selected to provide a state-of-the-art Automated Library System (ALS) for the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago. This unique system will feature a traditional bin system for bound volumes together with...

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Image Scanners

On the Road to Freedom: Universities Using SelfCheck Systems with Great Success

The award winning library at Coventry University with its distinctive turrets is now home to four SelfCheck Systems from diversified technology company 3M. Date of issue: 6th October, 2008 The award winning library at Coventry University with its distinctive turrets is now home to four SelfCheck Systems from diversified technology company 3M. "We introduced four V-series about 15 months ago"...

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Electrical Buses

Emerson Enables `Right First Time' Acetylene Bottle Filling at SABIC

PlantWeb® digital plant architecture with FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus reduces annual cost by Euros300,000 and improves production efficiency by 30 per cent at SABIC Europe B.V. AUSTIN, TEXAS (September 23, 2008) - Emerson Process Management's PlantWeb® digital plant architecture has enabled SABIC Europe B.V, part of the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), to gain tighter control of...

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Embedded Systems

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Demonstrates Proven Solutions For Lean Manufacturing at IMTS 2008

Factory Automation Solution Technology (FAST) Team Provides Wide Range of Custom Factory Automation Solutions and Integration Services That Go Beyond the Scope of Control Systems Chicago, IL September 10, 2008 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, today announced a new initiative, Factory Automation Solution Technology (FAST), providing a team dedicated to help...

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Packaging Materials

Increased Productivity In Spite Of Frequent Format Changes

The intermittent P 91 cartoner from Romaco Promatic is used for secondary packaging processes by the pharmaceutical company Galderma. Benefits are the ability to change formats rapidly and a reduction in noise through the use of actuators and toothed pulleys. Karlsruhe, 28.08.2008. The P 91 intermittent motion cartoner from Promatic has been in use at Galderma for over a year. In the French...

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TRUMPF Showcases TruLaser Station 5004 with TruPulse 103 at IMTS 2008
Lasers

TRUMPF Showcases TruLaser Station 5004 with TruPulse 103 at IMTS 2008

FARMINGTON, Conn., August 7, 2008 -- TRUMPF Inc. will demonstrate efficient, cutting edge technology for a wide range of manufacturing applications at IMTS 2008, Booth # B-6108 in the Metal Forming & Fabrication Pavilion. Held September 8 - 13, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL., this bi-annual event features the latest advancements in fabricating equipment. The TruLaser Station 5004, a compact,...

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