Linde Material Handling offers a system for its forklift trucks that automatically reduces the maximum speed in indoor areas as soon as the QT50 radar sensor from Banner Engineering detects a hall roof above the forklift truck. By Raphael Molnar, sales specialist, Turck Read more...
Industrial communication is the backbone of the smart factory era. Industry 4.0 is said to bring radical change to the world of production. Communication across all levels of data processing within a single company should be possible. Trouble-free communication will be discussed further. By IFM electronic Read more...
What is pressure, and how is it applied and measured? This question will be answered here. The article will also highlight how pressure sensors affect process environments and how they are applied in specific applications. By Kyle Horsman, Product Specialist for our Sensors division, Turck Inc Read more...
A combination of Vega sensors secures production in one of Europe’s most modern production facilities for motor and industrial oils. By Dipl.-Ing. Sabine Mühlenkamp, specialised journalist for chemistry and technology Read more...
The continuous condition monitoring of electrical drives is growing in prominence, as the purely digital Hiperface DSL encoder interface makes it possible to provide status data such as the temperature of servo actuators in a format which can be evaluated by control technology. By Clemens Bitsch, business development manager, Sick Stegmann, Donaueschingen; and Klaus Oberkötter, MD, TBO Read more...
Electronic assembly uses machine vision to aid production and to test circuitry. Foxconn uses cameras by Microscan throughout its operations. Contributed by Leah Sun, Microscan Systems Read more...
IAA interviewed Stanimira Koleva, chief operating officer for Asia Pacific Japan; and Eddie McDaid, senior VP for Industry Solutions, Software AG, on the company’s solutions and on Singapore Smart Nation vision. By Mark Johnston Read more...
The smart factory employs smart sensors to intelligently detect and process data to improve productivity. By Michael Kaspar, product manager for photoelectric sensors & fibres, Sick Read more...
IAA’s Mark Johnston interviewed Wayne Harper, senior technical director, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific, on the company’s new design approach to its mobile computer and scanner. Read more...
Before installation, it is important to choose a device with optimal specifications to ensure inspections can be done accurately and consistently throughout the life of the machine. This article outlines the things an engineer should know before choosing a data acquisition device for embedding into equipment. Contributed by Shaina Warner, marketing communications manager, Microscan Read more...

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