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AIS Announces New Aluminum Die Casting Tooling for Their Affordable, Industrial HMI Touch Panel PCs

Irvine, CA - American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), an Open HMI Panel PC and Industrial PC (IPC) manufacturer, announces to use a new aluminum die cast tooling for use in their new family of “value line,” industrial touch panel and PC-based HMIs. The new aluminum die cast tooling improves quality, mechanical engineering and manufacturing efficiency among other things. In addition, the company touts the new robust, die-cast aluminum housing for the HMI touch panel PCs significantly reduces costs for customers -- by up to 15% lower overall system cost.

Toshiba Launches Brushed Motor Pre-Driver IC for Automotive Applications

Tokyo, Japan - Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) announced the launch of a brushed motor [1] pre-driver IC for automotive applications, TB9052FNG. Sample shipments will start in August, with mass production scheduled to start in March, 2015.


AMETEK Land (www.landinst.com) has added a high efficiency route manager and new protections against accidental damage to its Cyclops line of portable non-contact thermometers.

The new Cyclops L family includes four models measuring across a range from 200°C/392°F to 3000°C/5432 °F. They are aimed at a wide range of applications including liquid metal, steel and glass production, and furnaces.

Oriental Motor Introduces the EAS and EAC Series Linear Actuators and Motorized Cylinders

Oriental Motor USA is proud to introduce our newest and most cost effective linear actuators, the EAS Series motorized linear slides and the EAC Series motorized cylinders. Capable of operating from low speed to high speed and with light loads or heavy loads, these motorized linear slides and cylinders are easier to use and offer high performance regardless of demanding operating conditions.

The Beumer Group - Targeted Support for Growth

At CeMAT Russia (September 23-26 in Moscow), the BEUMER Group, a full-line supplier of conveyor and loading equipment, palletizing and packing technology, and sorting and distribution systems, will be presenting its innovations. BEUMER is dedicated to pursuing its mission of delivering sustainable solutions for users’ every need – and providing everything from a single source. In this way it is helping companies in the emerging Russian market to efficiently shape intralogistical processes.

New Schneeberger Monorail Application Catalog

Schneeberger Linear Technology announces a new application catalog for ball and roller monorail linear guides and the AMS integrated measuring systems.

The application catalog provides engineering and technical data for all Schneeberger monorail products along with design criteria, drive systems, AMS encoder systems, (including absolute and incremental encoders), application examples and maintenance.

Send an email request to info.us@schneeberger.com to receive a printed copy.

Reduce Time-to-Market and Development Costs with DDC’s New Plug-and-Play, GUI Programmable BLDC Speed and Torque Motor Controller

Bohemia, NY - Data Device Corporation (DDC) offers a new speed and torque BLDC motor controller offering advanced programmability, via an easy-to-use Graphical User Interface (GUI), to provide a turnkey solution that can be easily tuned for use with a wide variety of brushless DC motors and loads using either Hall sensor or sensorless feedback.

Benefits include:

Advanced Programmability
User Programmable Set Up / Control Parameters via Software GUI
Provides a Turnkey Solution to Reduce Time-to-Market
Allows a Common Design to be Used Across Multiple Applications

All-in-one brushless servomotor

The ClearPath line combines a brushless servomotor, a high-resolution encoder, an ac vector servodrive and a controller all into one package. These servomotors are used in place of steppers, ac-induction, dc-brush, and nonintegrated servomotors up to 1.3-hp peak, while providing significant performance advantages.

ClearPath motors require no maintenance, save machine space, eliminate failure-prone motor and encoder cables, and come with a three-year warranty. Single-stack, NEMA23 integrated servomotors start at $254; significant volume discounts are available.

IXYS Introduces New 800V Optically Isolated AC Power Switch Utilizing Dual-Power SCR Outputs

The CPC1964B has 5kV of Isolation in an 8-Pin Power SOIC Package

Beverly, MA – IXYS Integrated Circuits Division (ICD), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), announced the availability of the CPC1964B, an AC Solid State Switch utilizing dual power SCR outputs. This device also includes zero-cross turn-on circuitry and is specified with a blocking voltage of 800Vp.

Multi-signal Calibrator with Single-layer Interface for Industry-leading ease of use

A portable multi-signal calibrator that allows all functions to be controlled from the main screen for industry-leading ease of use has been introduced by AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments ( www.ametekcalibration.com ). The intuitive, single-layer interface of the new JOFRA ASC-400 allows technicians to use as many as 11 different functions without referring to documentation. It has a high contrast, full-color screen and full numeric keyboard.

New Integrated Motor-Drive-Control from ElectroCraft

New PRO Series Integrated Motor, Drive and Control

Versatile, USB Programmable, Incremental EncoderUNO

End users appreciate the versatility and value of new EncoderUNO. PPR (pulses/revolution) can be set easily by connecting UNO to a computer. The accompanying USB programming kit includes a USB cable and easy to use software. Flexibility has never been so simple. If specifications and/or applications change, EncoderUNO models can be re-programmed as required to satisfy specific needs in the future.

Lenze Adds New g700 Planetary Gearbox Series for Use with Synchronous and Asynchronous Servo Motors

Uxbridge, MA - Leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, Lenze Americas has unveiled its g700 series of purebred planetary gearboxes designed for servo applications with demanding requirements relative to overload capacity and dynamics. The new gearbox series extends the company’s range of solutions for servo motor applications. The g700 can be used in conjunction with Lenze’s synchronous and asynchronous servo motors, as well as a single gearbox with a servo motor.

Sub-Subminiature Switch (83228-83229 series)
The compact dimensions of Crouzet Switches’ sub-subminiature switch make it suitable in applications where size is critical.
Main Features:
  • Compact dimensions
  • Flush-mounted or threaded barrel
Key Features
  • Long mechanical life
  • Dual current: from 1mA to 5A
  • Operating temperature from -67°F to 212°F (-55°C to 100°C)
  • Optional ceramic plunger 
  • For higher precision

Parker offers Remote Manager for Interact Xpress and Parker Factory Display

Now Parker delivers “Information Anywhere” to your mobile phone and tablet!

Rohnert Park, CA – Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division, a leading supplier of motion control technology, is pleased to offer the Parker Remote Manager mobile application for the Interact Xpress™ and Parker Factory Display products. Parker is delivering “Information Anywhere” to your mobile phone and tablet! Remote Manager is available for both iOS and Android devices.

Roboteq Launches Low-Cost, High Current, Smart Motor Controller for Automated Guided Vehicles

Scottsdale, AZ – Roboteq, Inc., the leading developer of motor controllers for the mobile robots industry, introduces an intelligent controller capable of directly driving two DC motors up to 120Amps each. Priced at only $425 in single quantity, the XDC2230 is targeted at designers of Mobile Robots, Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Warehouse Automation Systems or any other high power motor control application.

Fabco-Air, Inc. Releases New Vane Style Rotary Actuator Line

Gainesville, Florida – Fabco-Air, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the new FRB Series Rotary Actuators. The FRB Series is a Vane Style Rotary Actuator. This product was designed to offer actuator rotation in the tightest of spaces.

The ultra compact, Pancake® design is available in 4 different models (10, 15, 20, and 30 mm). Standard rotation angles are 90°, 180°, and 270°. Stainless steel shafting is a standard feature on the FRB Series.

Magnetek Awarded Patents for IMPULSE®•VG+ Adjustable Frequency Drive Technology

Magnetek, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAG), a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems, announced the Company has been awarded two patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for features on their IMPULSE®•VG+ Series 4 Adjustable Frequency Drives. Protected by Patent Nos.

Full Ceramic & Ceramic Hybrid Bearings for Semiconductors

Boca Bearings offers many different bearing styles that are appropriate for use in both semiconductor equipment and semiconductor manufacturing. Ceramic bearings are capable of accommodating the many challenging conditions present during the stages of semiconductor production; from furnace temperatures that can reach close to 2500°F to clean-room 1 air quality.

New Inclinometer Series Offers Precise Tilt Measurement for Harsh Applications

Goleta, CA – BEI Sensors introduces the T-Series industrial inclinometer, a compact and high performance sensor for measurement of slope or tilt angles of an object with respect to gravity. The T-Series uses advanced MEMS technology, which offers the best combination of precision and responsiveness for today’s industrial marketplace. The new inclinometer series offers a wide range of motion feedback including dual axis up to ±60° or single axis of 360°, with resolution of 0.01° and accuracy of 0.1°.