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1 Drive-Based Integrated Safety (February 2011)

While safety functions have been integrated into drives packages for some years now, the current trends are very exciting, from many angles. Today, a full complement of safety functions can be implemented at the front-end of a system design on all types of production machines, including printing, packaging, converting, materials handling and other equipment used throughout American industry.

2 The Gizmo Society (June 2018)

It is hard these days to find any device that is not IoT-compatible or WiFi-connected. I recently had a new well pump installed that requires an iPhone for setup, which makes it hard for me to check or change the setup since I do not own an iPhone. In Olden Times, you had potentiometers or RS-232 connections - and that was fine.

3 Tailor-Made (August 2017)

The Role of Coupling Technology in Current Developments in Industry

4 Safety Elements for Mechanical Torque Limiters (June 2010)

The world of high horsepower drives often calls for mechanical design to be approached from different perspectives. As motors, gearboxes and machines increase in size, power density can become disproportionate from one driveline component to the next, emphasizing the need for more rugged, robust and compact equipment.

5 MediaMation Utilizes Digitization and Pneumatics to Alter Theater Experience (August 2017)

"For your safety, please keep your hands, arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times."

6 PTDA (Spring 2007)

Single-vendor sourcing has probably never been more attractive to businesses of all types—especially manufacturing—than it is today. The concept makes perfect sense, especially for companies that buy power transmission and motion control components. Big dollars and perhaps even bigger safety issues ride on the quality, performance and reliability of the components used for any number of applications.

7 Bogus Bearings Beat Price and Lead Time, But at What Cost (April 2010)

When your $100 “Rolex” falls apart on your wrist, well, what did you expect? But when bogus bearings find their way into safety-sensitive applications, lives are at stake.

News Items About safety

1 AutomationDirect Expands Safety Switch Line (April 18, 2013)
AutomationDirect has expanded its line of safety products with additional tongue interlock and cable-pull safety switches. Tongue operate...

2 Safety Interlock Switch from STI Provides Tamper-Tesistant Operation (April 21, 2006)
The MFS stand-alone safety interlock switch requires magnetic and ferroresonant signals to close the safety signals, making this switch h...

3 Nexen Introduces FMBS Safety Brake Line (May 3, 2013)
Nexen Group introduces its new FMBS line of flange-mounted, spring-engaged safety brakes with high thermal capacity for NEMA C-Face motor...

4 KEB America Offers Safety Solutions for Automation Systems (February 23, 2018)
KEB America, Inc. announces the release of their latest safety automation products for the North American market. Safety PLC, Safe I/O mo...

5 Omron Provides NX Safety Controller (October 25, 2013)
Omron Automation and Safety introduces NX Series Safety Controllers. The NX series combines automation and safety on the same EtherCAT ne...

6 Ringfeder Safety Couplings Designed So Torque is Transferred With No Clearance (August 25, 2015)
Ringfeder Power Transmission is now providing a range of safety couplings made under the Gerwah trademark. By combining divers hubs and c...

7 Zero-Max Offers Overload Safety Couplings (January 7, 2013)
Overload safety couplings from Zero-Max are available in special models designed for washdown applications. They clean up easily, won&rsq...

8 Coreless Motors Ease Safety Concerns in Portable Applications (September 15, 2011)
Portescap recently announced that the company's family of coreless DC motors satisfies demanding intrinsic safety application require...

9 Omron STI's Switch Locking Devices Enables Quick Moving of a Safety Interlock Switch to Safe Position (August 6, 2007)
The SLD series switch locking devices from Omron Scientific Technologies enables personnel to quickly lock a safety interlock switch to a...

10 Safety-oriented Rotary Encoders Feature Small Footprint (December 29, 2009)
Heidenhain Corporation's 1000 Series rotary encoders offer IP 64 protection, absolute position-value formation and functional safety ...

11 R+W Offers SL2 Safety Coupling (January 19, 2011)
Making use of the existing BKC line of compact bellows couplings, the all new SL2 safety coupling from R+W America offers a compact,...

12 R+W Offers Compact, Flexible Safety Coupling (June 29, 2011)
Making use of the existing EKL line of compact elastomer couplings, the all new SLE safety coupling offers a compact, flexible and vibrat...

13 R+W Releases Informational Video on Precision Safety Couplings (May 11, 2016)
Learn about the basic design, function, and handling of R+W ball-detent torque limiters and safety couplings, including how to properly ...

14 Mayr Presents Brake Control for Safety Brake Series (October 3, 2013)
Mayr presents a new, reliable brake control for their proven "ROBA-stop" safety brake construction series. The "ROBA-SBCpl...

15 R+W Offers Midsize Heavy Duty Safety Couplings (November 17, 2017)
R+W has recently introduced two new smaller STN series safety couplings with conical clamping hubs, to bring heavy duty industrial style ...

16 R+W Releases STB Safety Coupling (December 29, 2016)
R+W brings heavy duty torque overload protection to dynamic precision applications with the new STB series safety coupling.  Featuri...

17 R+W Releases STE Safety Coupling With Elastomer Connection (December 9, 2016)
R+W has recently narrowed the gap between its classic precision and industrial drive safety couplings with the new STE series. Featuring ...

18 R+W Safety Couplings Suitable for Wastewater Applications (February 24, 2017)
By popular demand, R+W has developed a standard model of corrosion proof ball detent safety coupling for clarifier drives in water treatm...

19 Oerlikon Graziano Focuses on Employee Safety and Well Being (December 12, 2017)
Oerlikon Graziano presented its projects about safety and well-being of its employees in a meeting that took place on Wednesday, December...

20 B&R Safety Standard Utilized in Packaging Industry (August 15, 2011)
On the one hand, large international companies such as Nestlé rely on a flexible choice of machines from various manufacturers. On...

21 Omron Offers Cost-Effective Safety Controller Monitoring (June 3, 2011)
Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. introduces the Status Display Touchscreen for G9SP Programmable Safety Controllers. This simple p...

22 Mayr Brake Increases Safety of Vertical Axes (February 11, 2011)
If there is a danger of falling loads on vertical axes in areas where personnel have to work, additional measures must be taken to minimi...

23 MetalTek International Announces Safety Milestone (June 5, 2017)
MetalTek International has announced that its Wisconsin Centrifugal Division has surpassed two million man hours without a lost time inci...

24 Voith Turbo Safeset Wins Major Chinese Safety Coupling Contract (April 16, 2006)
The Voith Turbo product group Safeset Safety Coupling, based in Hudiksvall, Sweden received a major contract from Changchun Railway Vehic...

25 Omron's Safety Switches Connect up to 30 Switches to a Single Controller (June 26, 2007)
Omron Scientific Technologies, Inc. introduced D40A non-contact door switches. Features include high-visibility, two-color LED ...

26 Servo Patriot Yields More Accuracy than Steppers While Promoting Safety in the Classroom (January 13, 2009)
Techno's Educational CNC Division is proud to introduce the Servo Patriot CNC Router, designed especially for technical education env...

27 Heidenhain Hollow Shaft Encoders Provide Machine Safety (January 23, 2017)
Heidenhain introduces a new series of functionally safe hollow-shaft connection encoders to the manufacturing equipment industry. Called ...

28 J.W. Winco Offers Hinges with Safety Switch in Stainless Steel (April 6, 2017)
J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers 316L Stainless Steel GN 139.5 Hin...

29 Siemens Releases Safety Features on TIA Portal (November 7, 2011)
Siemens Industry has released Simatic STEP 7 Safety Advanced V11 option as part of its TIA (totally integrated automation) Portal, provid...

30 Baldor Electric Achieves Safety Milestone (June 6, 2016)
Baldor Electric Company's gearbox manufacturing plant located in Belton, South Carolina, recently completed 18 years without a lost t...

31 AutomationDirect Introduces White Paper on Safety Relays (July 25, 2014)
AutomationDirect announces the release of a new White Paper, “When to Use Multi-Function Safety Relays” that explains how to ...

32 New R+W Safety Coupling Handbook Includes the Heavy-Duty ST Series (May 13, 2015)
R+W Coupling Technology recently released a new and updated version of its “Safety and Overload Couplings” educational handbo...

33 Aventics Releases Machine Safety Guide for Pneumatics (May 13, 2016)
Aventics has published a manual titled “Machine Safety Expertise for Pneumatics,” covering key topics in the implementation o...

34 Fluid Power Track Offers Energy Efficiency, Productivity and Machine Safety at MDA North America (July 25, 2016)
Senior level discussions about the latest innovations in hydraulics and pneumatics equipment utilized to lower manufacturers’ energ...

35 Heidenhain Offers Safety Encoders (September 13, 2013)
Safety-related position encoders have been available from Heidenhain for several years. However, those encoders have been rated...

36 Mayr ROBA-Brake-Checker Monitors and Responds Automatically to Safety Brake Status (October 6, 2015)
As the amount of networking between people, processes and machines increases, the requirements on the individual components of a drive li...

37 Omron Integrates Support for Industrial Automation and Safety (March 2, 2012)
Omron Industrial Automation and Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. announced an internal realignment of support for machine automation sy...

38 Safety Controller Software Available from Omron STI (March 7, 2012)
Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. is offering to select customers' free G9SP software for purchases of G9SP Programmable Safety Cont...

39 R+W Offers New Models and Sizes for ST Safety Couplings (August 24, 2016)
High capacity torque limiters from R+W now have more customization and sizing options. After years of development, the ST line has added ...

40 Mayr Offers Dynamic Safety Brake (September 28, 2011)
Most of the brake elements available on the market today work purely as clamping units. They are only designed to secure the axes at a st...