The MH50 II-series robots by Yaskawa Motoman have a flexible design and are designed for processing large parts and the extended reach models can eliminate the need for an external track in many cell layouts.
Karen Kurek, principal at McGladrey, will again be the breakfast keynote speaker at the 2014 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit and will discuss the trends and challenges for manufacturing in the next two years.
Aerotech's QNP-L series of linear piezo nanopositioning stages give nanometer-level performance and its travel and feedback options and also offer closed-loop feedback using a capacitive sensor design for high accuracy and...
NK Technologies' AT/ATR-LS Current Transducer combines a current transformer and signal conditioner that is designed to monitor the current use to detect over or under current conditions for large machines.
Measurement and process automation, products and materials tracking, advanced data analytics and correlation will deliver increased detection, better investigative capabilities and deter fraud and product theft.
Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions has been contracted to upgrade process control and alarm management systems at the Molikpaq platform on the Sakhalin shelf in Russia.
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My e-stops are validated to achieve a Category 0 stop function. Therefore, of the three stopping categories, we’re stopping machine motion the quickest way possible. Right? (Standards are cited below. Are they clear enough?)
Sure, the idea of “iPhone as HMI” is convenient, but it opens a whole new range of cyber vulnerabilities. Is the functionality worth the risk? Many users are already deploying the technology without sufficient safeguards.