ABB Robotics Receives the Global Powertrain Manufacturing Excellence award from the Ford Motor Company
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ABB Robotics Receives the Global Powertrain Manufacturing Excellence award from the Ford Motor Company

Award recognizes the Flexible Cylinder Head Assembly system for bringing superior technical innovation and global supply solutions to improve investment efficiency AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics received the Global Powertrain Manufacturing Excellence award from the Ford Motor Company at the Ford Powertrain Manufacturing global supplier summit in Dearborn, Michigan on October 28, 2015. The...

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Laser Micro-Machining Heads decrease manufacturing downtime.
Lasers

Laser Micro-Machining Heads decrease manufacturing downtime.

Targeting semiconductor manufacturing and repair applications, complete laser micro-machining heads have integrated DPSS Jewel ND:Yag laser,Â- uni-body all-in-one form factor, as well as mechanical and optical design. Models offer dual or multiple wavelengths, independent or dual attenuation, and fixed or adjustable polarization. Modular design, featuring swappable resonators and diodes with...

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Compact Rotary Stage features self-clamping motor design.
Positioners

Compact Rotary Stage features self-clamping motor design.

Measuring 32 mm wide and 7 mm high, Model Q-632 features 30 mm turntable diameter with 360° rotation range. Piezo inertia drive micropositioning rotary stage delivers precision rotation with minimal incremental motion of 3 Â-µrad in closed-loop operation and velocity of 45°/s. Self-clamping stick-slip motor design provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without...

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Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.
Goniometers

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for...

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Objective Positioners can be screwed on machine or rail.
Positioners

Objective Positioners can be screwed on machine or rail.

Designed as to not shorten distance between lens and sample, MIPOS 140Â- OEM has open loop travel range of 140 microns and 100 microns in closed loop operation. Resolution reaches sub-nanometer range, position of optical system remains unchanged after installation, and focal point continues to be at desired adjusted position. With travel range of 250 microns in open loop operation...

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Positioners

Precision Linear Stepper Stage offers stability, high resolution.

As 2-phase micro stepper motor platform, L-511 offers 2, 4, and 6 in. travel ranges and incremental motion as small as 0.02 Â-µm for precision positioning. Recirculating ball bearings enable max load capacity of 22 lb and durability at repetitive cycle rates with velocities up to 45 mm/sec, and precision ball screw drive unit with 2 mm pitch is nested in stress-relieved aluminum...

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Alarms

Monitoring Platform increases HSM security/operations visibility.

CipherTrust lets network operations teams receive 24/7 visibility on operational status of all hardware security modules (HSMs) across all locations. With automatic alerts, monitoring and management platform keeps staff fully informed and enables proactive response to potential security/performance issuesÂ- by leveraging Thales HSM management tools. Solution also identifies...

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Servomotor System offers simplified, modular programming.
Controls and Controllers

Servomotor System offers simplified, modular programming.

Available in standard servo and hybrid versions, Class 6 EtherNet/IP™ SmartMotor™ integrates asÂ- Position Controller device for access to SmartMotor commands and parameters. Design maximizes uptime and optional redundant cabling through Device Level Ring (DLR) and offers simplified, modular programming through Add On Instructions (AOI). Along with additional AOI for use with Allen...

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Airgas' Advanced Fabrication Technologies Group to Exhibit at FABTECH 2015

Airgas Experts to Demonstrate and Discuss New Technologies and Systems RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as welding gases, consumables, and equipment, and related products, today announced that its Advanced Fabrication Technologies group will attend and exhibit at FABTECH 2015 (Booth #N18031),...

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Watches

Illumiti and Vandrico Launch MineSafe Smartwatch Running on the SAP HANA Platform

TORONTOÂ- – Illumiti, in collaboration with the SAP Co-Innovation Lab and Vandrico Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of our new MineSafe Smartwatch. The MineSafe Smartwatch is a tool to help miners identify and respond to potentially dangerous issues. The watch enables real-time communication between miners underground and their support team on the surface. Using real-time...

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