Jungheinrich unveils a completely re-designed generation of IC (Internal Combustion) engine powered forklift trucks at CeMAT (May 2014 in Hanover). Engineered and manufactured in Germany, these general purpose, reliable and rugged trucks deliver above-average throughput rates with simultaneous low fuel consumption. The new generation stackers handle payloads of up to 3,500 kilogrammes, with maximum stacking height of 7.50 metres.
Tata Steel Rail France takes great care in inspecting the straightness of the ends of its rails so that its customers receive the straightest possible rails. As a result, it has recently retrofitted its end straightness inspection systems with Keyence's latest generation of CCD laser displacement sensors, the LK Series.
Need real-time data? When it comes to gateways, there’s no comparison. The PLX30 Ethernet and Serial Gateways are powerful and cost-effective solutions for connecting end devices to an EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP/IP network.
Anybus X-gateways are used in thousands of industrial applications all over the world to enable communication between two industrial networks (fieldbus or industrial Ethernet). These popular “network translators” are now modernized as HMS Industrial Networks introduces a new version of Anybus X-gateways, designed to meet the future of the automation industry. The new version contains several new features, but is fully backwards compatible meaning that existing users can easily upgrade to the new version without hassle.
Mécanat Précision, a company of the Euclide Industrie Group, has just commissioned a Huron MX 12 M 5-axis milling centre. This versatile machine allows complex machining operations on parts intended for use in aerospace and energy applications. Huron differentiated itself from its competitors by proposing a special configuration of its milling centre. This move paid off, for Mécanat Précision made a sizeable investment in an industrial capital good that is expected to be in operation over the next 20 years!
EDF's Durance Verdon hydroelectricity basin consists of 17 dams and 30 power stations with a total installed capacity of 2200MW and production of 6.5 billion kWh. Most of the power plants have been in use thirty years or more and maintenance operations are vital to ensure optimum production. Verlinde hoists are installed at all plants and have to meet very specific operating conditions.