Fixtureworks to Feature its New Line-Up of Vises, Grippers, Clamps and Positioning Systems at IMTS 2016
Vises

Fixtureworks to Feature its New Line-Up of Vises, Grippers, Clamps and Positioning Systems at IMTS 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of clamps, fixturing accessories, machine tool and material handling products, will showcase several new product lines in Booth W-2377 during IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016 McCormick Place, Chicago. Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of TRIMAX vises; ultra-low profile TRIGRIP carbide grippers; the APS zero-point positioning system,...

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Pendant Controller provides analog voltage or USB output.
Controls and Controllers

Pendant Controller provides analog voltage or USB output.

Accommodating TS Series miniature proportional joystick, PC Series is suited for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics, and other remote controlled applications. Game-style handheld unit is molded with high-impact, glass filled nylon and features modular design, enabling OEMs to configure as needed. Standard units can be specified with miniature Hall effect joysticks, snap action pushbuttons,...

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Controls and Controllers

Galaxy Control Systems Demonstrates Advanced Capabilities and Integrations of System Galaxy Software at ESX 2016

Access Control and Management Solution Delivers Greater Control of Systems, Enhanced Situational Awareness and Stronger Overall Security Fort Worth, TX – Galaxy Control Systems, a leading provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is highlighting the many advanced features of its popular System Galaxy Software here at ESX 2016. Among the capabilities the company is...

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Controls and Controllers

Digital Dynamics Announces LabVIEW Support for SuperIOr® Controllers

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA - Digital Dynamics, Inc. (DDI), in partnership with AltaStream Control Systems, Inc., has announced the addition of SuperIOr Controller device drivers to interface with the LabVIEW® graphical programming measurement and simulation software. LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a system-design platform and development environment for a...

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DMP XR550 with 96 Doors of Access Control Wins ESX 2016 Award
Miscellaneous Panels

DMP XR550 with 96 Doors of Access Control Wins ESX 2016 Award

ESX 2016 Innovation Award Winner Fort Worth, TX, June 8th, 2016: As announced at the 2016 ESX Innovation Awards, the DMP XR550 with its expanded Access Control capability wins the 2016 Innovation Award for best of Controllers: Stand-alone, Networked, or Appliance-based systems. The XR550’s 96 doors capability was created to allow the already powerful commercial control panel the ability to...

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Automation Systems

FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies Life-Cycle Management, Automates Asset Discovery

MILWAUKEE — Manufacturers and industrial producers are gaining insight into their operations through connected technology. Now, they have a single tool for managing automation assets. FactoryTalk AssetCentre v7.0 software from Rockwell Automation automates discovery and tracks the status of devices, network switches and software on workstation computers across an entire facility or production...

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Motor Controller Redesign for a Leading Pump Manufacturer
Motor Controllers and Drives

Motor Controller Redesign for a Leading Pump Manufacturer

Challenge Epec was approached by a leading pump manufacturer to redesign a pump motor controller. The company produces pumps that serve the Chemical, Industrial, Food, Beverage, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, and Automotive industries. They were experiencing pump failures where the motor controller was overheating and damaging the pump motor. The manufacturer did not have any technical data regarding...

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HMI Assembly for Portable Digital CR System
Interfaces

HMI Assembly for Portable Digital CR System

Challenge A customer requested Epec to design and manufacture a custom Human Machine Interface (HMI) for a portable digital imaging system used in industrial applications. The HMI needed to be designed so it could be mounted into a shallow pocket in their preexisting designed plastic enclosure. The maximum overall stack-up height requirement was 0.150 . A secondary challenge was that the assembly...

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Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application
Controls and Controllers

Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application

Challenge A contract manufacturing company needed help improving the quality and supply chain reliability of rigid-flex circuits for a power distribution control circuit application. The product had been in production already, but had issues with circuit failure. The existing rigid-flex circuit design also did not meet IPC standards for materials and construction. A solution was needed that...

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Controls and Controllers

Glebar Develops Advanced Automotive Manufacturing Process for Fuel Injection Nozzle Valves

Single Disc Roller Application Reduces Lead Times and Tooling Costs; Supports Fast Track Development Projects and Long-Term Production Runs RAMSEY, N.J. – Glebar (www.Glebar.com) has developed a centerless grinding process on its GT 610 CNC for automotive manufacturers that expedites the development process of fuel injector nozzle valves, leading to reduced tooling costs, lower inventory levels...

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