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Innovation in motion control from Vena Engineering

Watsonville, CA – May 25, 2015 – Vena Engineering Corp, manufacturer of industrial automation and test equipment for 20 years, introduces a sweeping step forward in motion control technology. PiMotion multi-platform, multi-language, secure Ethernet-connected motion controller with integrated linear amplifier will revolutionize motor control. PiMotion offers motion control with innovative attributes: ● True sine wave

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Silicone Injection Molding for Prototypes and Low Volume Production

Albright Technologies announces the introduction of liquid silicone injection molding services for prototype and low volume production purposes. The addition of this product offering will enhance the company’s capabilities in the silicone prototype and production molding markets. Albright has recently acquisitioned several injection molding presses for its operation. All of the presses purchased are suited

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System controller for large AGV systems

Large-system Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) applications need a system controller that can handle the complexity of large warehouse layouts, varying load size/weight and complicated material flows. The Kollmorgen NDC8: Version 2.6 manages all these variables quickly and precisely, while allowing AGV suppliers to use a single system and skill set. The controller is an application-independent

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Energy efficient and sustainable conveying

When it comes to conveying beverages, there’s room for improvement in efficient handling. Beverage processors typically use two to three times more lubricating and cleaning water than goes into the finished product. Wet conveying creates slip hazards and maintenance problems with pumps, leaks and premature failure of bearings, sensors and other conveyor components. It also

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Groov now has event notification and lower-cost options

groov 3.0 adds event-based email notifications and a mobile operator interface system that connects machines, equipment and control systems with mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Now, industrial automation end-users, system integrators, machine OEMs, or any authorized person can receive immediate email messages when a connected machine or system needs attention. groov is a zero-programming,

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Moving to solid-state LED technology

Victor Zaderej • Director of SSL product development Important changes are happening right now in the lighting industry that will affect us all—and hopefully change the lives of the least fortunate on the planet. Although Thomas Edison invented the light bulb in 1879, it took nearly 50 years—and the development of centralized power systems—before the

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ISS Teams with ANSYS to help patients regain perfect vision

By Harald Studer A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that first blurs vision and can eventually lead to blindness if the lens becomes opaque. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 18 million people worldwide are blind in both eyes because of cataracts, making it the cause of almost half

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