Vision Sensors today can be highly sophisticated systems, as illustrated by the new OPC 120 Series code reader for 1-D and 2-D codes. In addition to its functionality, compact design, and high speed, the special features of this device include a polarization filter for reading high-gloss materials and a PROFINET connection.
Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly. The new line that’s debuting this month was created by merging and improving Dorner’s 5200/5300 Series Conveyors with the 3200 Series conveyor platform. The new 3200 Series product line includes Flat Belt Conveyors, Modular Belt Conveyors and Precision Move Conveyors. The 3200 Modular Belt Conveyor is the first phase of the launch.
With currently over 700 employees, solution provider Eplan is pushing forward with its expansionary course in the year of its 30th anniversary: new subsidiaries have been founded in Japan and South Africa. Customers in Turkey will shortly also be able to profit from the direct presence of the CAE specialist. Until now, the three countries have been sup-ported by cooperation partners.
We’ve all seen car crashes. Most of us have had one or two in our lifetime. But imagine a car crash where neither car has a steering wheel, or wheels of any sort. Hard to picture? Not if you were watching an assembly line in an automobile manufacturing plant. Needless to say, having cars crash before they have been completely assembled is not good for the bottom line.
The eWON Flexy is the world’s first modular industrial M2M router that allows OEMs and system integrators to link remote devices in an environment where communication technologies are constantly changing (2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi,…) and to communicate universally with the most varied field equipment. With its concept of base modules that can contain up to four expansion boards, Flexy offers its end-users an almost unlimited number of possibilities: from a simple serial, MPI, or Profibus gateway to Ethernet, to the WiFi LAN router with redundancy via 3G modem.