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Data sheet: ODA-6W-100M photodiode/pre-amplifier from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdThu, 2 Oct 2014

The ODA-6W-100M NIR/red enhanced 6mm²  photodiode/pre-amplifier from AP Technologies has a large active area, low noise and high sensitivity.

Cylinder block made of aluminium coated with Nikasil

Application note: measuring Nikasil coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders downloadweblink

Fischer InstrumentationMon, 1 Sep 2014

A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil. After plating, the coating thickness is controlled using the Fischerscope MMS PC2.

OTAS Field Control

Product brochure: automation solutions for locally operated process units download

GEA Process Engineering LtdThu, 2 Oct 2014

OTAS Field Control from GEA is a standardised automation solution for locally operated process units.

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Product brochure: process technology for the fruit juice and primary industries download

GEA Process Engineering LtdThu, 25 Sep 2014

GEA TDS possesses the necessary know-how for the design and manufacture of hygienic, aseptic and sterile plants for the production of liquid products.

PowerSTAR

Case study: PowerSTAR gives roll door manufacturer a reliable lift download

Bison Gear & EngineeringWed, 1 Oct 2014

A door manufacturer seeking a gearmotor for its automated roll door system used the PowerSTAR 730 three-phase 230/400–460V 50/60Hz right-angle hypoid gearmotor from Bison Gear.

Grips firmly in grip

Case study: KUKA KR 15 robot helps handle and position soft grips download

Kuka Robotics UKThu, 2 Oct 2014

In order to find a solution for the task set, an application was called for that would be able to remove soft grips from an eight-part injection mould and then precisely position them in the tray.

Doughnut-like flow pattern

Application note: introduction to dispersion technology with the DISPERMAT dissolver download

Fullbrook SystemsThu, 2 Oct 2014

The most frequent application of high-speed dispersion is to incorporate extremely fine solid particles into fluids, to produce colloidal suspensions.

OTAS Field Control

Product brochure: automation solutions for locally operated process units download

GEA Process Engineering LtdThu, 2 Oct 2014

OTAS Field Control from GEA is a standardised automation solution for locally operated process units.

Automotive line

White paper: non-stop open networks — ensuring continuous, efficient production download

CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA)Thu, 2 Oct 2014

Open networks play an increasingly significant role in providing manufacturers with control and manufacturing systems that meet stringent communications requirements in today’s challenging industrial environments. To achieve and sustain a competitive edge in ever-challenging markets, organisations need to link engineering, production, supply chain and management into one seamless computerised information system.

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Video feature: maximum power point control simplifies energy harvesting video

Linear TechnologyFri, 12 Sep 2014

Converting solar energy into electrical energy is easily done using Linear Technology’s LTC3105 boost converter with Maximum Power Point Control (MPPC). The MPPC feature allows the converter to extract the maximum power from a solar cell under varying sunlight conditions.

Biometric technology on the EMKA BioLock data centre security system

EMKA BioLock biometric locking system is suitable for high-security locations downloadweblink

EMKAWed, 1 Oct 2014

At Data Centre Expo at Excel London on 8–9 October 2014, EMKA and sales partner Data Racks will launch BioLock, a biometric locking system that is designed to address concerns over data centre security breaches. EMKA BioLock provides fingerprint technology stored and processed in the handle on the cabinet with an Indisputable Audit Trail to protect valuable data.

NTS 450

Excavator company benefits from Reichmann NTS 450 wet-cutting unit from Surtech

Surtech Surface Technology ProductsWed, 1 Oct 2014

The NTS 450 wet-cutting unit from Reichmann & Sohn, represented in the UK by Surtech, is being used to cut chrome-plated and ground piston rods producing edges free from burr and without mechanical damage for an English excavator manufacturer.