Brady’s top quality B-8591 identification label is now also available in a silver coating. Just like the white coated label, it can resist UV-light, weathering, fluids and abrasion. Both versions of the toughest outdoor identification label in the market to date keep equipment, vehicles, components and facilities clearly identified for up to 12 years. More colour coatings will become available at a later date.
A great number of workplace accidents still occur during maintenance. These accidents can cause severe human suffering, high insurance premiums and reduced production efficiency. Lockout/Tagout offers a practical way to control maintenance safety risks.
Southco has recently expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition a system designed to neutralize the weight of heavy doors and covers. The CB Lift-A-SYST® series combines assisted lifting force and positional stability through the full range of motion for opening and closing to make equipment operation safe and reliable. It is perfectly suited for building construction and architecture applications as well as for furniture, self-service points of sale and signs, exhibits and displays.
At Makino’s yearly Die & Mould Forum in Kirchheim unter Teck, a new 5-axis vertical machining centre, D200Z, was launched. Superior surface quality, accuracy, outstanding footprint and easy automated production are the key features of the new D200Z, Makino’s latest 5-axis model in the suc-cessful D-series.
Emerson have expanded the ASCO Numatics 580 Series fieldbus electronics platform with the introduction of an IO-Link® communication option. For use with the ASCO Numatics 500 Series valve islands, the new IO-Link module will allow machine automation designers a convenient, cost effective and reliable solution for solenoid valve control through direct digital data communication with the machine controller plus the ability for event-based and I/O mapped diagnostics – both important predictive maintenance requirements for Industry 4.0.