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Programs (software) used with computer systems involved in the creation and manufacture of products; and hardware and software involved in the storage and transfer of information during design and production processes. Includes design and manufacturing software, process control, computer hardware, wireless devices and data acquisition and analysis.
Omega Engineering is offering the CN245 series DIN-rail-mountable controllers, which monitor and control temperature or process applications with precision. The controllers feature dual LED displays for local indication of process value and setpoint value.
The Type 8619 Multicell transmitter/controller from Bürkert is available in a new housing version that will offer more flexibility in installation, for example on walls, railings or pipelines. There is also the option of a 110/230VAC supply.
Altair Engineering is set to host a free-to-attend seminar focused on the application of computer-aided engineering (CAE) in the energy sector. The seminar will be held on 2 September 2014 at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre in Aberdeen.
Delcam Thailand will hold a free seminar on Delcam’s Vortex high-efficiency area clearance strategy at the Sandvik Coromant Thailand Productivity Center in Bangkok.
Werma’s Wireless Information Network (WIN) allows the wireless monitoring of machinery in the workshop. The manufacturer has added a development to WIN called WIN slave performance, as well as a piece part counting module.
At IMTS 2014 in Chicago on 8–13 September, Delcam will launch the 2015 version of its Powershape Pro CAD-for-CAM system for modelling for manufacture and reverse engineering. The new release will include improvements in direct modelling, surface modelling and reverse engineering, plus support for data from Creaform Handyscan handheld scanners.
OMC has launched its H19 range of low-cost optical transmitter/receiver devices for polymer and large-core glass fibre systems, featuring a precision-machined metal ferrule that provides enhanced reliability for industrial applications.
Altair Engineering has concluded the seventh European Altair Technology Conference (ATC), which brought together 600 engineers, managers and simulation experts and provided a range of technical workshops, product training sessions and ‘The Next Big Idea’ panel discussion.
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