Downtime is the enemy of profitability in manufacturing, which is why FANUC has introduced a new Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) software designed to prevent production problems before they happen. AI Servo Monitor uses artificial intelligence to predict possible failures of the drive systems for FANUC servomotors and spindle motors.
NORD’s nsd tupH sealed surface treatment is available as an option with a variety of their modular products and provides an easy to clean surface suited for harsh processing and manufacturing environments.
Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) has joined ABB’s Energy Efficiency Movement to reinforce its commitment in reducing its carbon footprint. This is an important step in DPDHL’s initiative to lead the logistics industry towards a greener and more sustainable future, with a commitment to invest €7 billion (or $7.64 billion) by 2030 to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
Ametek Haydon Kerk Pittman (HKP), a business unit of Ametek, has announced a new size in its IDEA Motor series of brushless DC motors: 57 mm. This EC057B joins the 42 mm EC042B product introduced in 2019 and enhances an already popular line of motors with integrated, programmable drives.
Bosch Rexroth (Booth #4400) at ATX West will feature interactive exhibits and several working systems demos, including a Smart Function Kit for Handling 3-axis Cartesian robot, as well as a state-of-the-art linear motor transfer system that moves magnetic pallets with speed and accuracy. There will also be a demo of the ctrlX CORE controller, part of the ctrlX AUTOMATION controls and drive platform that makes automation as easy as using a smartphone.
ABB has upgraded its extensive range of High Dynamic Performance (HDP) induction motors. This creates new opportunities for machine-building OEMs seeking motor and drive solutions with dynamic response and high-power density. The motors are typically used in plastic and rubber extrusion, injection molding, winders, lifting, conveyors, test benches and machine tools.
Schaeffler has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares of Melior Motion GmbH. The acquisition of this supplier of precision gearboxes for robotics and other applications in automation expands the robotics portfolio of the Schaeffler Group’s Industrial division.
New communication features, European partnerships and high-performance stepper motors underline PTE's recent motor news coverage. Companies like Nidec Servo Corporation, Piezo Motion and Faulhaber are providing motor precision and reliability requirements for a wide variety of applications.
Regal Rexnord Corporation has announced the new Perceptiv Sentry S2100 platform for cost effective wireless vibration and temperature monitoring. Users, primarily in light duty applications, will benefit from early detection of asset problems for predictive maintenance, resulting in increased productivity and efficiency as well as reduced downtime and maintenance costs.