Available in two different axis sizes – HG 25 with peak force of 180 N, and HG 12 with peak force of 110 N – the HG series of lightweight, aluminum, closed linear motor axes from Weiss reduce costs, provide precise axis in a compact design, and feature a unique guide profile cover made of machined aluminum to provide protection for applications that experience external contamination influences.
B&R’s two new helical gearboxes, the 8GP70 series with a shaft output and the 8GF70 series with a drive flange, provide smooth operation for absolute precision, excellent synchronization characteristics, and a very low noise level at high speeds.
Suited for solid-state lighting applications that often utilize metal-core PCBs, including compact or miniaturized LED modules and LED bulbs, Wago’s 2059 SMT PCB terminal blocks series offer an extremely small (2.7 mm high), fast, cost-effective alternative to soldering leads.
With multiple levels of surge protection, AutomationDirect’s AEGIS powerline filters/surge protectors protect single-phase electrical and electronic equipment from the full spectrum of transient disturbances, including surges and line noise, that can cause misoperation and damage.
Keith Campbell, a Packaging World Contributing Editor and On the Edge blogger, took in the sights and sounds of Dusseldorf this past May to bring us a series of reports on new developments in the packaging controls and automation space being shown at interpack 2014. In case you missed his written, blogged, or podcast contributions, here are a few highlights.
Designed to adjust or stop cylinder movement and de-energizing, the new Festo VFOF model LE-BAH adds control functionality by providing one-way speed control, manual override, and emergency stop functionality – holding a piston’s position even in the vertical position – in a single compact unit.
The F-16 fully-automatic, washdown-protected case former from BlueWater Automation (BWA) includes a fully stainless steel open form frame design and Festo’s hygienic MPA-C valve terminal, making it suitable for sanitary environments and applications in the food packaging industry.
Suitable for automated storage and retrieval (ASRS) tasks in the material handling and logistics industries as well as machine and plant engineering applications, Pepperl+Fuchs’ Multi-Beam LED Scanner R2100 combines the company’s exclusive Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT) with ultra-IR LEDs and multi-beam scan to deliver two-dimensional measurement over an entire area rather than just one point to help ensure precise and reliable distance measurement and detection of irregular surfaces.
With real-time Ethernet onboard, B&R’s X20 system includes a new series of compact controllers with 32 built-in digital and analog I/O channels; additional I/O modules can be connected either locally or remotely using cables.
Distributor of more than 14,000+ feature-packed products for industrial automation.
AutomationDirect sells direct to you through their online superstore and catalog at savings up to 50%. The company offers award-winning tech support & service, best documentation in the industry, plus FREE 2-day shipping on most orders over $49. 30-day money back guarantee.
Energy-saving industrial electric motors, drives & mechanical power transmission products.
Baldor offers industry expertise with reliable, application-specific products, ensuring greater uptime with less maintenance. Our Industry Solutions specialists can create a complete solution, improving your system’s reliability and performance.
Automation and controls equipment, I/O, Industrial Ethernet, motion control systems.
Through the Power of One, Beckhoff can integrate high performance PLC, motion control and robotics on a streamlined PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform. This offers the flexibility and speed required to meet the wide ranging requirements of the packaging industry.
Quality miniature pneumatic products including air cylinders, valves, fittings and more!
A leader in miniature pneumatics, Clippard provides the packaging industry a variety of quality products and solutions. We understand the needs of this industry, and are prepared to serve you with our expanding product lines and expertise in applications.
Pneumatic/electromechanical systems,components & controls for process & factory automation
Explore our many products & services, including our 24/7 online shop; interactive trainings & workshops; the bionic learning network; or shop for 1,000' of automation components with the FAST Program. Visit our website to see how Festo is your Partner in Automation!
Maple Systems - Providing industry-leading automation interface and control solutions that OEMs and system integrators have come to rely on. Backed by superior customer service and complementary after-sales technical support, we offer the best value in HMIs in the industry.
Cylinders, escapements, grippers, linear slides, rotary actuators, clamps for automation
View our line of actuators to find everything you need for your packaging needs. PHD's industrial actuators provide the fundamental motion to push, pull, lift, rotate, grip, and orient parts or materials for your automated packaging processes.
Gearmotors, Frequency Inverters, Servos, Decentralized Drive Systems, Industrial Gears
For over 81 years SEW-Eurodrive has been providing the highest quality products and solutions for the drive industry. Our modular product system allows for customized solutions without the "custom" price tag. Our goal is simple - keep our customers moving.
TOSS Technology, with Ropex Resistron controls, bring you precise impulse plastic sealing.
Perfect heat seals are made by rapidly controlling the heating and cooling while the materials are held firmly under pressure. The technology is available for a wide range of sealing and cutting applications, such as pouch closing, fitment attachment, wrapping, web splicing.
U.S. Tsubaki Power manufactures and supplies power transmission & motion control products
The TSUBAKI name is synonymous with excellence in quality, dependability and customer service. An intense focus on research and development, along with continuously modernized production facilities, has resulted in Tsubaki meeting the ever changing needs of the marketplace.
Variable frequency drives, servo motors, servo amplifiers, machine controllers
Yaskawa drives and servos offer the highest MTBF in the world. But to us, quality is much more than that. It means doing everything we can to make our customer, partner and employee experiences great. We commit to that philosophy every day, because to us, IT’S PERSONAL.