The SF2-EH safety light curtain from Sunx Sensors, a div. of Ramco Innovations, (West Des Moines, IA) conforms to IEC 61496-1/2 international standards and is compatible with equipment conforming to OSHA, ANSI, and ANSI/RIA 15.06 regulations.
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Alpha gear drives (Elk Grove Village, IL) has released the TP-High Torque planetary gearhead for dynamic servo applications. Gearhead offers 110% higher torque, 50% greater rigidity, and 700% higher overload safety over the classic TP design.
Furtif AMX is the name of a series of non-contact, magnetically coded safety switches that are bolted or screwed to packaging equipment or doors to prevent operators from potential injury when opening equipment that’s running.
The Series V automated control system on all lines of pneumatically powered thermal impulse heat sealers from TechnaSeal (Livermore, CA) is designed to increase safety, operating efficiency, and control/validation.
New, larger sizes of its Eclipse servo motor brakes are available from Nexen Group (Vadnais Heights, MN). Said to expand line to 8 size groups to fit more than 250 servo motors from 15 motor manufacturers.
Krones (Franklin, WI) has released a brochure describing its foodstuff filling and packing capabilities. Brochure includes information on depalletizing, palletizing, filling, durability, labeling, packaging, safety and customer service.
Type SMP modular vacuum pumps from Schmalz (Raleigh, NC) provide a complete integrated vacuum solution using optimized venturi nozzles (5 sizes), control solenoid valves for turning on/off the compressed air, solenoid valves for converting suction to blow-off, vacuum switches, safety check valves, filters, and silencers.
Pilz’s (Farmington Hills, MI) new PSS SB DI16 is a remote digital input module that provides 16 inputs for the Pilz SafteyBUS p® safe fieldbus system to control decentralized safety-device applications such as light curtains, safety gates or E-Stops.