The Contrinex YCA 50-series safety light curtains are active optoelectronic protective devices designed for protection and safety when machine design and process are inadequate and open access might be required during operation.
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A new class of controller from Omron Industrial Automation called Machine Automation Controller (MAC) integrates multiple, specialized controllers to deliver high-performance throughput on a single controller.
Editor's note: I recently came across a white paper by Alex Bryce, sales manager at Pilz Automation Technology, in which he gives some thoughtful consideration to the sensor systems currently available and the selection criteria that designers should consider.
Detailed case study from Intelligrated highlights the drivers behind Hershey's decision to automate from manual palletizing, including high labor costs, an explosion in SKU's and pack pattern configurations, and worker safety concerns.
Two series of AutomationDirect’s safety light curtains (active optoelectronic protective devices) provide human protection and product/machine safety where risks cannot be eliminated by machine design and the process might require frequent and open access during operation.