Festo Valves > New Festo VTUG and MPA-L module links valve terminals to networks.
Festo has expanded their range of VTUG and MPA-L pneumatic valve terminals as well as adding a more cost effective connection module that can be used with field bus or industrial ethernet networks.
Festo VUVG valve terminal for cost effective, general use – Features include:
Standard configuration as multi-pin or fieldbus terminal valve – Easy and quick conversions, Accepts Canopen, Profibus, CC- Link, Ethercat and Device Net and has an option for IO-Link. VTUG valve has diagnostics via fieldbus and LEDs, Configurable to max 24 valve positions in fixed grid, Has option for 2 functions on a single valve position using 2x 3/2-way valves. Designed for use in a control enclosures as well as direct machine mounting.
Turck Sensors > New Turck Banner light curtains that use integral muting.
Safety light curtains safeguard employees against injury as well as machines from damage by securing points of operation access and perimeters.
The 2 part optoelectronic safeguarding product results in screens of results at the same time, of sensing beams which stretch from one part of the enclosure to the other. Turck Banners’s innovative light curtains offer additional choices, but for a much lower cost.
Balluff Sensors > Balluffs innovative BMF234 small sensor with built in bracket.
Balluff new BMF243 small sensor gives great performance reserves for cylinders that have weak or powerful magnets and convinces with fantastic precision as well as tiny hysteresis.
Because of its compact dimensions it's ideal for a selection of particularly compact grippers as well as cylinders with C-Slots. The bracket is inbuilt into the sensor.
Allen Bradley > Expands their midrange system collection of Servo drives
Allen Bradley has increased their Midrange system collection of scalable Allen Bradley servo drives, adaptable frequency drives, industrial Ethernet switches.
Allen Bradley have unified both engineering and design and this will assist machine and equipment contractors to decrease their expenses as well as the difficulty of the job. It will also give extra competitive performance driven offerings worldwide.
Sick Sensors > Sick sensors innovative safety sensors that simplify high-integrity series connection.
Sick sensors have just released their brand new TR4 Direct safety sensors for doors and gates, Sick appear to have resolved the issue of cost-effective series connection of a maximum of 30 switches, accomplishing PLe, Cat 4 integrity and full diagnostic coverage of installation.
Sick TR4 Direct non-contact sensors for the very first time overcome the restrictions on series connection enforced by the BS EN13849-1 and ISO/DIS14119, that is outlined by the safety specialist Seb Strutt from Sick.