New Coolvert Variable Frequency Drive Features Open Modbus RS485 Port
Motor Controllers and Drives

New Coolvert Variable Frequency Drive Features Open Modbus RS485 Port

Invertek’s Coolvert Variable Frequency Drive provides an operating temperature range from -20°C to +60°C. The unit is compatible with induction motors, permanent magnet motors, brushless DC motors and synchronous reluctance motors ranging from 1.5 kW to 11 kW, 2 HP to 15 HP. It comes with an IP20 rated front and IP55 rated rear panel. The VFD features a Modbus RS485 port that enables...

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Latest Epson Force Guide Control System Enables Robots to Detect Six Axes of Force
Controls and Controllers

Latest Epson Force Guide Control System Enables Robots to Detect Six Axes of Force

The Epson® Force Guide Force Control System offers a tactile feedback to guide robots for high-precision placement. The solution features point-and-click interface with built-in objects and is suitable for use in part insertion, screw driving and grinding/polishing tasks. This system enables robot to detect six axes of force with a precision down to 0.1 N. This force guide comes with three...

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Alligator Technologies Introduces USBPxx-S1/DCR Linear DC Regulator Providing Convenient Power Source
Regulators

Alligator Technologies Introduces USBPxx-S1/DCR Linear DC Regulator Providing Convenient Power Source

Alligator Technologies’ new USBPxx-S1/DCR Linear DC Regulator for use with the USBPxx-S1 product line provides convenient power with a battery or unregulated DC power sources. The regulator supports power sources from 9VDC to 30VDC and offer inverse polarity protection. The power adapter works in planes, trains, trucks, automobiles, farm equipment and boats as well as from remote locations. The...

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D3 Engineering Announces FPD-Link Module for Use in Transportation and Industrial Vision Systems
Modules

D3 Engineering Announces FPD-Link Module for Use in Transportation and Industrial Vision Systems

D3 Engineering’s new miniature FPD-Link III camera module is a small and lightweight rugged module designed to IP69K and validated for production for use in transportation and industrial vision systems. It is ideal for mirror replacement and camera monitoring systems on trucks, buses, industrial vehicles, heavy transportation machinery and earth moving, mining, construction, agriculture and...

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New I/O Enhancer Designed for Microcontrollers
Interfaces

New I/O Enhancer Designed for Microcontrollers

The KTS1620 is a low voltage, 24-bit I/O enhancer from Kinetic Technologies. It was made for applications including laptops, desktop computers, smartphones, tablets and wearables.  The enhancer was designed for microcontrollers when additional I/Os are needed and it provides multiple ways to program the I/O ports.  

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New Digital Servo Drives Allow Multiple Servo Axes to Draw Power from a Single DC Power Source
Motor Controllers and Drives

New Digital Servo Drives Allow Multiple Servo Axes to Draw Power from a Single DC Power Source

The SV200 Digital Servo Drives from Applied Motion Products can supply voltages from 24 to 60 volts DC. It features auto-tuning, anti-vibration and programmable notch filter capabilities. The servo drives contain 8 regular digital inputs, 4 high-speed digital inputs, 6 digital inputs and a safe torque off input. They were designed to fit in space-constrained applications such as automated guided...

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OES Presents AY110-100-SC Motorized Rotary Stage with Pattern of Threaded Mounting Holes
Positioners

OES Presents AY110-100-SC Motorized Rotary Stage with Pattern of Threaded Mounting Holes

The AY110-100-SC Motorized Rotary Stage is offered with a servo motor and optical encoder in a 121 mm by 170 mm footprint and 45 mm high. The stage features a 100 mm diameter table and travel range of 360°. The stage comes with parallelism of 80 microns, 0.0005 blacklash and a surface roundness of 15 microns. It delivers a positional accuracy of 0.001° and transmission deviation of 5 microns....

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Monitoring Systems

Fraunhofer IPT, Ericsson and GF Present 5G Manufacturing Solution for the First Time in the United States

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 10, 2018 – Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, Ericsson and GF Machining Solutions joined forces on a collaboration to create a networked, adaptive manufacturing solution that was unveiled during the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. When milling parts at high speeds, excessive vibrations can occur, resulting in surface...

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