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Maxon motor presents its new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller

A rugged, compact powerhouse: The new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller from maxon motor controls DC motors of up to 750 W, even in the harshest ambient conditions. The Swiss drive […]

FANUC’s new J-30iB controller features greater flexibility for automation and motion control applications

FANUC is releasing a new controller, the J-30iB, which represents a FANUC controller, including servo drives, but without mechanical unit and robot kinematics. FANUC offers the established standard controller as a platform […]

AGVs from DS AUTOMOTION boost flexibility and speed to vehicle assembly

In Berlin, the BMW Group produces premium motorcycles. The increasing weight of these vehicles, their growing variety and dwindling batch sizes prompted a redesign of the assembly line for the two and […]

maxon now offers BLDC motors as frameless kits

Motors used in robotics need to be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically. This is why Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is offering […]


Tecnotion releases new QTR torque motors designed for smaller applications

Tecnotion introduces a new series of smaller QTR torque motors at the SPS IPC Drives 2017. A new 65 mm and 78 mm diameter motor make the quality and torque of Tecnotion […]


SICK’s HIPERFACE DSL® interface is now available to all users

SICK is opening up the HIPERFACE DSL® interface and, in doing so, is making the tried-and-tested technology available to all users. The market is now set to be provided with yet more […]


LINAK updated its Bed Control App with new look and improved user interface

LINAK improved the user-friendliness of the Bed Control App while giving it a contemporary look, a new app icon, and making the user interface as intuitive and simple as possible. User-friendliness was […]


WEG’s new soft starters SSW900 series features high-performance with integrated PLC capabilities

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has recently launched the SSW900 series of soft starters. These compact soft starters, which replace the current SSW06 soft starter series, are […]


Lenze presents its new fully rounded SRU solution package

Enhanced system performance, reduced commissioning times and lower energy consumption – these are the main requirements for next-generation storage and retrieval units (SRUs). Lenze has now brought a fully rounded SRU solution […]


Baumüller’s new b maXX 5800 compact multi-axis controller allows control up to six drive axes

With the new multi-axis controller b maXX 5800, Baumüller, the Nuremberg drive and automation specialist, provides a compact solution for controlling up to six drive axes, e.g., for robot and handling applications. […]


Rockwell Automation develops new networked safe torque off option module for its drives

Rockwell Automation has introduced a networked safe torque off option module, allowing safety and nonsafety functions to share the same EtherNet/IP network. Designed for the Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 and PowerFlex 755T AC […]


NORD expands its industrial gear series with two new gearboxes

At the 2017 Hannover Messe exhibition, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS presented two new gearboxes for nominal torques of 15 and 20 kNm. With these latest additions to the line-up, the series now comprises 11 […]


LINAK expands its portfolio of bed adjustments solutions with two new TD4 dual actuators

With the release of TD4 Standard and TD4 Advanced LINAK is taking a step towards a more diversified portfolio of dual actuators for adjustment of modern comfort beds. The two versions of […]