SICK News

SICK LAUNCHES COMBINED ELECTRO-MECHANICAL PLE SAFETY LOCK SOLUTION

SICK has combined its proven MB1 mechanical safety bolt for enclosed hazard areas with its advanced TR110 non-contact safety lock to deliver a high-performance PLe (EN ISO 13849) safety solution with maximum machine availability.

Renishaw News

Biome makes waves with Renishaw's additive manufacturing expertise

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has collaborated with the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Canada, to produce two ocean turbine parts using additive manufacturing (AM) for industrial design firm Biome Renewables. Renishaw helped manufacture a PowerCone® retrofit that co-rotates with the turbine's rotor and curved propellors to reduce drag. Using metal AM to produce these parts reduced costs by 80 per cent and meant that two turbine components could be developed in two months.

FPT News

FPT INDUSTRIAL STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN TURKEY WITH NEW DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

FPT Industrial has elected Yakamoz as its new distribution partner in Turkey to strengthen its presence in the country. The partnership intends to increase the Brand’s business opportunities in this market, with a special attention to the marine and power generation segments.

Leuze

AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

Various technologies are available on the market for bringing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) to its destination. Let us first of all say: many roads lead to Rome. There is no right way and no wrong way. Decisive is alway the application itself – that means the question of where and how the given AGV is used.

INTERROLL

New factory for Interroll in Suzhou

Sant'Antonino, Switzerland/Suzhou, China, March 16, 2020. Interroll (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. will close its existing Suzhou factory in 2022 and open a new manufacturing location within the Suzhou area. A total of CNY 181 million (CHF 25 million) will be invested in the new and fully owned facilities. The new setup will extend Interroll’s production capacity and strengthen its readiness for future growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz enables sub-THz ultra wideband signal analysis

Rohde & Schwarz is paving the way for research in the terahertz frequency range by demonstrating multi gigabit data transmission in the D-Band at 140 GHz. The setup features the R&S FSW high-end signal and spectrum analyzer equipped with an R&S FSW-B8001 option, supporting an unparalleled 8.3 GHz internal analysis bandwidth. This new hardware option will be available soon from Rohde & Schwarz.

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