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Engineered precision motion systems nearly all rely in one way or another on the accuracy of high-precision couplings. These couplings must deliver smooth, rotation, often at high speeds. These needs are met by R+W's ‘White’ range of precision couplings
By now, everyone even remotely connected with manufacturing must have heard of Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution. But when is this revolution going to happen? Will it be compulsory? And will the benefits truly outweigh the costs? Ivor Hunt, product marketing specialist at Weidműller UK shares his thoughts
Factory digitalisation will significantly increase productivity; networking machines enables processes that can be evaluated and then optimised using data in company-wide IT systems. The TE Connectivity (TE) plant in Waidhofen is proof that this is not just a dream for the future
A new TÜV certificate confirms that AUMA’s electric actuators have passed the most demanding corrosion protection tests and meet the requirements of EN ISO 12944-6 for corrosivity categories C5-M long (marine, coastal and offshore areas) and C5-I long (industrial areas with high humidity and aggressive atmospheres).