Omron's NX Series CIP safety network controller with EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP capabilities is ideal for IIoT hard-wired mechanical devices such as position detection switches for determining robot placement.
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Machine running speed nearly doubled with greater product control, quick ROI.
Four divisions focus on robotics, electrification, industrial automation, and motion.
Applied Motion Products' HX56-100 hazardous location stepper motor is certified for use in hazardous locations such as oil, gas, printing, and paint finishing applications.
Researchers have developed an electronic glove with sensors that mimic human skin, helping robotic hands achieve some of the manual dexterity humans enjoy. See video.
Solidifying best practices becomes the key to successful integration.