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Eaton’s motor control range is now “IE3 ready”

Power management company Eaton has carried out exhaustive tests on products in its popular motor control range to confirm their suitability for use with the latest IE3 high-efficiency motors. All DIL-series contactors, […]

Catalog of Servo-Tek high performance DC tachometers is now available

The new Servo-Tek Products Company tachometer catalog includes detailed specifications of all Servo-Tek high performance DC tachometers for precision speed control applications. A Servo-Tek DC tachometer generator provides a convenient and economical […]

FAULHABER and Trinamic releases new MCST 3601 controller series

Searching the multitude of available programmable motion controllers for a controller that is ideally suited to miniaturised stepper motors with phase currents of sometimes less than 100 mA was once a real […]

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS’s new efficient drive units allows for intense cleaning in process industry

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies efficient drive units for dynamic speed control and automatic process control in applications that need to be regularly cleaned with high-pressure steam jets. Developed for strict hygiene requirements and […]


Baumüller releases its new B MaXX 3300 small servo controller

Baumüller, the Nuremberg-based automation systems specialist aims to provide its customers with the right solution for each application, thus allowing maximum efficiency. Consequently, additional options are now available when selecting the b […]


Beckhoff demonstrated its automation control solutions at Automatica 2014

Beckhoff presented its control solutions for automation and robotics at Automatica 2014, in Munich, Germany. PC-based control from Beckhoff integrates PLC, Motion Control, measurement technology and robotics on a single platform. Doing […]


FA II Flange Detecting System by Uhing offers ideal autonomous monitoring system

Many companies producing material to be wound are familiar with this situation: Although spools of the same dimensions are used, their individual dimensions are not exactly identical. Minimal size deviations lead to […]


Bretzel GmbH uses YASKAWA’s Sigma-5 servodrive system for customer-specific requirements

A mechanical and apparatus engineering provider demonstrates that it is possible to equip CNC machines according to specific customer requirements using servodrive systems and corresponding inverter drives. As a result, the operating […]


Maxon Motor introduces its new MAXPOS 50/5 positioning controller

Maxon Motor launches the MAXPOS 50/5. This compact EtherCAT Slave unveils unprecedented possibilities as far as precision, dynamics, and synchronization are concerned. It also ensures reliability and durability even under harsh conditions. […]


AMK added Functional Safety with the new KW-R07 and KW-R17 controller cards

With its new KW-R07 and KW-R17 controller cards, AMK is adding Functional Safety to its line. The TÜV-certified modules enable safe machine concepts up to PLe (ISO 13849-1.2008) and SIL 3 (IEC […]


Baumüller to reveals its latest automation and drives development at Interpack 2014

When new trends in packaging solutions are again presented at the Interpack fair in Düsseldorf in May 2014, mechanical engineers who need information about automation and drives should visit the Baumüller Stand […]


Servo Drives for the Profinet World

The servo drives of Jenaer Antriebstechnik GmbH are now at home in the Profinet world, too. The first series, the 2-axis servo amplifier ECOVARO 114 D with Profinet interface is presented at […]


LINAK offers efficient production and more comfort for mobile agriculture

Be competitive – improve your mobile agriculture application with LINAK® actuator movement Electric actuators offer a simple, safe and clean alternative for a wide variety of agricultural machinery from straw blowers and […]