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Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity (only available in Visual Components Premium)

Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity supports native connectivity to most physical and simulated Siemens PLCs, including older models. This native connection provides faster communication speeds with physical S7-1200 controllers and supports connection to S7-PLCSIM (not currently supported by OPC UA).

Contrinex News

RUGGED INDUCTIVE SENSORS SUPPORT PPE MANUFACTURING CAPACITY FOR N95 FACE MASKS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

OEM equipment builders require a single source of robust sensors for integration within machines for producing N95 face masks. Material feeds must be synchronized prior to assembly and, during the process, the part-completed mask must be positioned correctly.

Hepco Motion News

Long, difficult and dirty: A linear guide system for a complex setup

Spie GmbH are responsible for the repair, maintenance and refurbishment of machinery for a leading train manufacturer in Germany. They were faced with a difficult problem: an old DUO welding system was broken down more than it was in operation and it was giving the company a constant headache.

Bihl + Wiedemann News

IO-Link with Bihl+Wiedemann: Easy, Flexible & Cost-efficient

Do you already use the manufacturer-independent IO-Link interface to connect sensors and actuators to the control system level? Bihl+Wiedemann IO-Link solutions are user-friendly and cost-saving at the same time. With ASi-5, it is possible to integrate any IO-Link device into ASi and to configure it with up to 32 bytes of process data.

ST News

STMicroelectronics’ Latest Time-of-Flight Sensor Enables Multi-Object Ranging for Next-Gen Industrial and Personal Electronics Applications

STMicroelectronics, a world leader in Time-of-Flight (ToF) solutions with over one billion devices delivered for various applications, has extended the capabilities of its FlightSense™ ToF ranging sensors by introducing the VL53L3CX with patented histogram algorithms that allow measuring distances to multiple objects as well as increasing accuracy.

Renishaw News

New absolute scale joins RKL family of encoder scales

The new RKLA substrate mastered encoder scale is designed to adopt the thermal behaviour of the underlying substrate. It is compatible with Renishaw's RESOLUTE™ absolute encoder series.

Gefran News

GEFRAN PRESENTS THE NEW APP FOR QE1008-W

Gefran announced the release of the new App for QE1008-W, a system measuring deformation in injection moulding applications, created by Sensormate - a company of the Gefran Group operating in the development, production and sale of industrial sensors.

ROLLON News

Pre-built Robots Streamline Automation for Simple Processes

As automation continues to transform manufacturing productivity, competitiveness often comes down to maintaining “lights out” processes and lowering engineering time and costs. While robotic systems can provide undeniable benefits like efficiency and labor savings, not every task is ideally suited for automation.

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