Controls, Automation & Components

Uninterruptible power supplies
Controls Product Brief

Mitsubishi Electric: Uninterruptible power supplies

Mitsubishi Electric announces the AEGIS series UPS as the successor to its 9900A series; it is a three-phase, on-line double-conversion system and features Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) technology for improved performance and reliability.
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NJM Packaging: Filling and stoppering machine
Machine Product Brief

NJM Packaging: Filling and stoppering machine

Dara SX-300-Lyo fills and stoppers vials at speeds up to 7,200 vials/hr.
B&R mapp technology.
Controls Product Brief

B&R Industrial Automation: Application systems and software

Automation products simplify programming and improve performance and scalability.
Stainless steel push-quick fittings
Controls Product Brief

Clippard: Stainless steel push-quick fittings

Constructed of high grade 316 stainless steel, durable fittings from Clippard provide a simple push-pull method of connecting pneumatic components to each other and system piping.
Technology and solutions for packaging machinery
Controls Product Brief

Delta: Technology and solutions for packaging machinery

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #8078! Delta Products Corp. will showcase a complete line of industrial automation, thermal management, and power quality solutions to maximize efficiency and productivity potential.
APPE’s VertoBagger 2.0
OEM Application Note

Controls collaboration clicks

By leveraging a broad range of controls and automation components from a single supplier, APPE comes up with a continuous-motion bagger boasting ultrasonic sealing and high output.
Heavy-duty sensor
Controls Product Brief

Siko: Heavy-duty sensor

Perfectly at home in the harshest and dirtiest conditions, the Siko MSK320 ZM magnetic sensor boasts a metallic housing of unrivaled durability; its main use is for rotary measuring tasks, e.g. measuring the drive shaft speed on all kinds of processing machines.
nce pouches are cut into individual units, a pick-and-place device puts each pouch on a pedestal checkweigher.
Controls Case Study

Controls platform makes robotic pouch transfer sing

The newest pouching and cartoning lines at Medifast get a boost from a delta-style robot. But the real story is the sophisticated controls platform that ties everything together.
 Compact pneumatic cylinders
Controls Product Brief

Bimba: Compact pneumatic cylinders

Bimba Manufacturing Co. and its subsidiary Mead Fluid Dynamics have announced the addition of compact pneumatic cylinders to its full line of MFD products.
Cyber security
Feature Article

Plant floor cyber security—is it on your agenda?

What is the cyber landscape for Consumer Packaged Goods companies? How great is the risk of getting hacked? Maybe it’s time we took a closer look at cyber security.
Control unit for variable speed drives
Controls Product Brief

Siemens: Control unit for variable speed drives

Siemens Industry, Inc. has announced the availability of the Sinamics CU250S-2 control unit for use with its Sinamics G120 variable speed drives; the unit provides vector control with encoder feedback.
EtherNet/IP™ safety software for Yaskawa Motoman’s DX200 robot controller platform
Controls Product Brief

Yaskawa Motoman: EtherNet/IP safety software for robot controller

EtherNet/IP™ safety software for Yaskawa Motoman’s DX200 robot controller platform offers the significant benefits of workcell installation simplicity and ease of integration by reducing the amount of robot control wiring required.
Hub-style servo gearboxes
Controls Product Brief

AutomationDirect: Hub-style servo gearboxes

SureGear precision servo gearboxes now include hub-style inline models; the PGD series features compact design and hub-style output, making them suitable for equipment that requires high-speed, high-precision indexing movement.
Economical linear slide
Controls Product Brief

PHD: Economical linear slide

PHD Optimax drop-in replacement linear slide is designed for the OEM market; actuator is versatile and economical, and is designed for light duty applications in tight spaces.
Stick-pack production at Losan Pharma.
Machine Case Study

Losan Pharma adds MES for solid dosage production

Contract manufacturer in Germany to interface Werum’s PAS-X MES. Once fully integrated, it will comprise a WMS and track and trace to address counterfeiting.



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