Automation Systems

Automation Control enables expansion at any time.
Miscellaneous Controllers

Automation Control enables expansion at any time.

PSSuniversal combines decentralized, modular I/O and control platform with safety functions for automation needs. Design consists of head modules, as well as base modules that are connected alongside and available in screw or cage clamp terminals. Electronic modules are installed on base modules, allowing system to be tailored to automation requirements. PSSuniversal enables communication via...

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Parts Feeders

Feeders are compatible with Siemens Siplace® machines.

Tape feeders, available in 12/16, 24/32, 44, and 56 mm sizes, employ reversible index drive that facilitates component changeovers. Along with high-visibility status indicators, products feature modular design and software diagnostic feature set with pick point calibration. Pre-printed label feeder, LPS, and print-on-demand label feeder, POD600, are also compatible with Siplace placement machine...

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Cartesian Gantry uses brushless linear servomotors.
Automation Systems

Cartesian Gantry uses brushless linear servomotors.

Used in pick-and-place, automated assembly, and vision inspection applications, AGS1000 series is driven to speeds of 2 m/s and accelerations of 2 g by BLMC series servomotors. Feedback is provided from non-contact optical linear encoder, and resolution options range from 10 nm to 1.0 Â-µm. Design accounts for thermal expansion and results in no backlash or wear. Along with customizable Z...

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Shock Absorber is suited for automation equipment.
Shock Absorbers

Shock Absorber is suited for automation equipment.

Designed for high-speed production equipment, miniature SC 650-HC features rod-ready time that facilitates cycling and enables gains in production time. Product, capable of rapid repeat strokes, features return force rated from 4.94-8.30 lb and return time of 0.20 sec. Absorbing up to 1,200 lb-in. energy per cycle, unit is suited for packaging industry equipment and rotary actuators as well as...

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Wall-Mount Node Computer suits automation applications.
Single Board Computers (SBC)

Wall-Mount Node Computer suits automation applications.

Designed without disk drives, fans, or moving parts, Microbox-6824 Node computer incorporates 3.5 in. embedded board with VIA Eden 667 MHz processor, CompactFlash(TM) Type-1 socket, and 16-bit PC/104 extension connector. System also provides 4 COM ports, mixed RS-232 and RS-485, and single 144-pin SO-DIMM socket with up to 512 MB memory capacity. LAN uses Realtek 8139C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet...

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Press Automation System features 50 job storage recipes.
Miscellaneous Controls

Press Automation System features 50 job storage recipes.

Model DPPlus basic integrates 4 die protection inputs, 8 programmable limit switches, brake monitor with brake test, motion detection, and job storage into an encoder-based package. Unit mounts in NEMA enclosure or in existing panel. Features include: batch, part, and stroke counters; alpha/numeric user programmed names; speed compensation; password protection; and press position display.

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Controller provides modular, remote automation solution.
Universal Process / Temperature Controllers

Controller provides modular, remote automation solution.

TBOX-MS integrates telemetry, PLC automation, and 3 levels of TCP/IP Internet compatibility. Based on backplane rack architecture, unit accepts cards such as power supply, CPU, I/O, modems, serial ports, Ethernet, and GPS. TwinSoft(TM) configuration software contains tools to create telemetry functions, and PLC functions are programmable by ladder diagram, high-level Basic, or C. Internet...

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Miscellaneous Washing Equipment

System automates cleaning of pipette tips and pin tools.

TipCharger(SM) utilizes low temperature, atmospheric pressure plasma process to clean and sterilize metal and plastic pipetting devices and pin tools by removing organic substances from treated surfaces. Plasma produces individual atomic gas species that instantly combines with oxygen. Process also reduces incidence of micro-bubble formation and other random surface effects that degrade liquid...

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System allows on-site maintenance of automatic welders.
Miscellaneous Controls

System allows on-site maintenance of automatic welders.

Pro Service System uses indication panel that is housed on rear side of power supply. Control panel is equipped with 4 rows of LED's which indicate state of individual internal supplies, fuses, and components in power supply. Main supply voltage to control panel is also monitored and separate voltage is used to control 1 LED that indicates if board supply is at fault.

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Rail-Guided Vehicle System facilitates material transfer.
Guide Rails

Rail-Guided Vehicle System facilitates material transfer.

Modular and reconfigurable, FlexTrolley ARGV System(TM) combines precision of chain conveyor with independent control of AGV. Each part is fixtured and mounted on self-driven wheeled trolley, guided along slotted track on floor, which runs between stations on line. Full 360° access along horizontal plane allows operators to move freely around trolleys. Each trolley is driven by high-speed...

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