Jenoptik has announced that it will show a variety of new and enhanced laser technology products and optical systems at the LASER 2013 trade show, which will be held in Munich, Germany, from May 13 to 16. These products include new semiconductor lasers with better efficiency and new UV lenses for laser direct imaging.
Larson Electronics has introduced a 12-watt infrared LED light emitter — the LEDLB-4E-IR-M-110V — to provide a power and effective source of infrared light that can be operated from standard wall outlets and be magnetically-mounted to metallic surfaces for easy control and precise application.
Apriso today introduced its Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers, with the aim of helping them manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. The company says that manufacturers that implement this solution will have up-to-the-minute visibility into plant floor systems, process and performance.
Intertape Polymer Group now offers the Interpack USA Series Case Sealers — adjustable, operator fed machines that process same sized RSC style cases. These machines are engineered to provide industry leading features, heavy duty construction for 24/7 operation, and ergonomic, user-friendly operation and case size set up.
Larson Electronics has announced the release of the EXP-EMG-EXT-12W-1LX Explosion Proof Emergency Exit Sign, which has been designed to provide continued operation in the event of unexpected power failures. The exit sign will run for 90 minutes when its main power source is unexpectedly shut down.
Applied Motion Products has announced two new products: NEMA size 23, 24 and 34 stepper motors with IP65 ratings; and NEMA size 24 integrated steppers (SWM24) for wet environments.
SICK has launched the C4000 Palletizer Advanced and the M4000 Standard safety light curtains with IP 49K housings for use in washdown applications. The housings are capable of withstanding corrosive and moist environments, along with various chemicals, such as acetic, hydrochloric and sulfuric acid.
Dialight has announced the introduction of integrated controls for its LED lighting fixture offerings, all of which were developed to work in demanding applications. The controls system will debut on Dialight’s LED High Bay products for industrial and hazardous locations.
HELUKABEL has expanded its cleanroom-approved power and daa cable product portfolio with the launch of it CLEANFLEX series, which are UL/CS-approved. According to the company, they come in both shielded and unshielded power and data cables, and are suitable for continuously-flexing, cable track machinery in cleanroom applications.
Abanki Corporation has announced an improved Might Mini SST, which it says is an ideal solution to treating unwanted oil in coolants and parts washers. The company says the SST has the ability to extend the life of coolant and wash water, which can help save money on coolant costs.
Fluke Corporation has expanded its CNX Wireless Test Tools system to include the best-selling Fluke Ti1XX Series Thermal Imagers, which allows users to troubleshoot more problems than before.
The “Technology in Automotive Manufacturing: Driving the Industry’s Future” videocast will feature Center for Automotive Research (CAR) President and CEO Jay Baron, Ph.D. The industry thought leader will discuss extended supply chains, globalization of standards and the need to maximize operational efficiency.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced its “Wireless Anywhere” business concept based around the plant-wide us of ISA100.11a*1 compliant wireless communication technologies. The company says the ISA100.11a standard ensures high reliability, application flexibility and network expandability, and more.
KERN Precision, Inc. has announced the availability of the KERN Micro, a compact 5-axis vertical machining center. The company says this machine is ideal for applications with ultra-precision requirements and a wide range of production needs, from nanoscale to large pieces up to 350mm in diameter and 220mm in height.
APEM, Inc. has announced the availability of the QRM series rear-mounting LED indicators, which can be applied to a variety of industries, such as heavy machinery or military devices. The company says the customizable products are durable and some models offer night vision LEDs, which further expands the possible applications.
GE has released its industrial internet solution, the MDS Orbit MCR-4G, which is designed to help owners of private networks — such as oil and gas companies — to securely communicate with field crews and industrial equipment, and save time in maintaining the infrastructure.
BioFit Engineered Products is dedicating 2013 to reinforcing the idea that worker safety and productivity can be improved through the proper use of ergonomics. The company says all of its products, including the full line of seating products, offer full adjustability for better ergonomic support.
Dorner Mfg. Corp. has developed the new 1100 Series conveyor platform with a compact design and a frame height of ¾”. According to the company, this makes it the smallest low-profile conveyor available in North America.
AutomationDirect has announced an expansion to its line of safety products with additional tongue interlock and cable-pull safety switches. The tongue-operated safety interlock switches are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift-off machine guards.
GREEN Access & Fall Protection has announced the release of its Model SB-RT Telescoping Ramp Gangways, which feature extended reach access to protect operators working on the top of tank trucks or rail cars. The gangways are ideal for applications where the required range is within 15° above or below the working platform height.