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Hazardous area LED lighting
Control Logic has released the 6002 & 6402 series of LED lighting from R.STAHL that is suitable for nearly any environment. Explosion proof and extremely energy efficient, they are suitable for general lighting such as ceiling installation, pendant lights or pole lighting in zones 1, 21, 2 and 22. Using a familiar and widely used … Continue reading Hazardous area LED lighting
Hydrostatic level sensors for water and wastewater treatment
Alvi Technologies presents a new hydrostatic level sensor from Fischer Germany designed to accurately measure the level of liquids in wells, tanks, raw sewage tanks or wastewater systems.
Air conducting fans
Mitsubishi Electric Australia has released its new Air Conducting Fan series, designed to improve ventilation and air conditioning efficiency while driving down running costs.
FAG Arcanol greases combat downtime and costs caused by poor bearing lubrication
The range of Arcanol greases, which provide rolling bearings with a longer operating life, favourable running behaviour and high operational safety.
UHF Short-Range Read/Write Head BIS VU-320
This compact UHF read/write head with IP67 protection features an auto-setup function and offers function and status LED displays that are easily visible from any direction.
Modular safety controller
Schneider Electric Australia, a specialist in energy management, has launched Preventa XPS MCM, a modular safety controller capable of monitoring multiple safety functions.
Turck releases overmolded J1939 Deutsch connectivity solution
A new fully assembled overmolded connectivity solution has been released by Turck Australia for J1939 Deutsch applications. Designed for increased longevity and durability, especially in harsh environment applications, the fully assembled solution also reduces installation time. Turck’s newly designed overmolded J1939 Deutsch connectors are recommended for mobile equipment and oil and gas applications, where environmental … Continue reading Turck releases overmolded J1939 Deutsch connectivity solution
Rotary piston flowmeters
Trimec Flow Products rotary piston flowmeters are designed to provide performance in all types of applications and all types of environments.
New generation FAG plummer block housing
Schaeffler Australia has introduced a new generation of large-size bearing housings engineered to increase the life of fitted spherical roller bearings by up to 50 per cent compared to conventional plummer block housings.
ABB zenon extends automation solutions for the Internet of Things, Services and People (IoTSP)
ABB has extended its discrete automation offering to deliver more connectivity and application solutions for discrete manufacturing, general machinery and food and beverage machine builders.
Heat resistant silicone cables
The Helukabel SiFH-C-Si is a special silicone insulated cable with a high heat resistance, making it suitable for all applications where the cable insulation is subjected to high temperature fluctuations. The silicone-rubber-insulated cables are heat-resistant for continuous use in temperatures of up to 180°C, and up to 220°C for short periods of time. They can … Continue reading Heat resistant silicone cables
SmartLevel sensors from Balluff are recommended for use wherever conventional capacitive sensors reach their limits.
Cost-effective linear drive system with motor
The igus drylin E, available from Trotham Automation, is a maintenance free linear system with a stepper motor, attached to a lubrication free lead screw drive or toothed belt. It comes ready to use with a motor, cables and limit switches. Drylin E can be used in extreme environments for format adjustments and for positioning … Continue reading Cost-effective linear drive system with motor
All-in-One RFID Reader BIS M-4008
The 13.56 MHz reader with IP67 protection features a Profinet interface, needs no additional processor and can communicate directly with the control level.
World’s smallest transit time sensor
The Wenglor WinTec P1KY001 is recommended for all applications where fast and accurate object detection is required in extremely tight spaces.
Pipework system with food grade hygiene protection
Jacob is presenting a modular pipework system with extra security for particularly hygiene-sensitive industries.
Detectable plastics for food and packaging
Treotham supplies a range of detectable and lubricant free high performance plastics from igus for maximum safety in foods.
Bulk bag weigh batching system with integral tubular cable conveyor
A new automated bulk bag weigh batching system from Flexicon meters ingredients into a Flexi-Disc Tubular Cable Conveyor that transports batches of a specified weight to downstream processing equipment, dust-free. The Bulk-Out BFC Series Bulk Bag Discharger features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for loading and unloading of bulk bags without the … Continue reading Bulk bag weigh batching system with integral tubular cable conveyor
Parcel delivery tracking app now using QR codes
The parcel delivery tracking app, Gopher, which is available via Android smartphone, has announced it is now using QR codes, which provide more information than traditional barcodes. QR codes promote greater efficiency in tracking stock and deliveries, according to Walter Scremin, General Manager of Ontime Group, which assisted in the development of Gopher. “QR codes … Continue reading Parcel delivery tracking app now using QR codes
Narrow transport crates solution for South Africa
MCG Industries is a South African premium provider of plastic transport packaging items and serves the beverage, brewing and dairy industries. MCG was facing continuously increasing cost pressure from raw materials. The solution needed to give MCG a reduction in raw material usage, manufacturing cycle times and energy consumption to create a true competitive advantage. … Continue reading Narrow transport crates solution for South Africa