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New control software for smarter condition and energy monitoring

The rapid development and changes occurring in control systems, connectivity and sensor technology are important factors in helping manufacturing industry realise the opportunities and benefits of Industry 4.0, the so called next industrial revolution. Much of the control systems architecture and…

  • 7 days ago

For safety interlocks, look no further than ifm!

Safety interlocks in the new MN7XX series from ifm electronic use RFID technology in combination with unique actuator coding, which means that tampering and unauthorised operation are rendered virtually impossible. Suitable for use in safety systems that meet the requirements for PL e to ISO…

  • 20/08/2020

Rail Dependent Storage & Retrieval Safety Requirements 

EN 528:2008 Standard Insights … Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS) systems are an application for Fortress driven by machine standards. EN528 Rail dependent storage and retrieval equipment - Safety requirements includes the following points: 5.3.2 Prevention of Unauthorised Operation…

  • 28/07/2020

ifm electronics introduces ergonomic touch sensors

Ergonomically designed and easily actuated with just a light touch, the new KT6 touch sensors from ifm electronic reduce operator fatigue and provide reliable switching even in wet environments and for users with gloved hands. They also feature multi-colour LED illumination, making them an ideal…

  • 17/07/2020

Rail Dependent Storage & Retrieval Safety Requirements

EN 528:2008 Standard Insights … Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS) systems are an application for Fortress driven by machine standards. EN528 Rail dependent storage and retrieval equipment - Safety requirements includes the following points: 5.3.2 Prevention of Unauthorised Operation…

  • 25/06/2020