Factory Automation


Flexible, adaptable tube filler:

08. November 2014
Schneider Electric Automation GmbH / Marktheidenfeld / Germany

Modern technology for a wide range of applications   OYSTAR IWK presents the FP 18-1, an attractively priced tube filler that can be supplemented with options for a wide range of applications. This machine represents the company’s first use of PacDrive 3, the latest generation of the proven PacDrive automation technology from Schneider Electric. OYSTAR IWK of Stutensee, Germany, is a well-known...more



Can Lines Engineering LLC, Downey/USA; Festo AG & Co. KG, Esslingen/Germany   Simpler System Soups Up Productivity When a leading soup canning facility asked Can Lines Engineering Inc., Downey, Calif., for an advanced retort basket unloading system, the company joined forces with Festo to develop a solution. Festo provides pneumatic and electrical automation components and assemblies. Can Lines’...more

LP-Dispenser ADU 01

LP-Dispenser ADU 01

23. July 2012
ASYS Automatisierungssysteme GmbH / Dornstadt / Germany

The automatic dispensation unit ADU (ASYS Dispenser Unit) serves to apply almost arbitrary sticking or sealing lacquers on PCBs. The PCBs run on a conveyor belt into the machine and there they are accurately aligned and held on through several clamping and centring devices. A gluer which can be moved by the built-in X/Y/Z portal system, applies glue on the destined component of the PCB. To enable...more



A Device That Never Sleeps

01. December 2011
Eaton Electrical Sector EMEA / Morges / Swiss

Background   "The Doner Robot": This was the name by which the SCR-Vg 2.1 fully automated doner kebab slicing robot gained its popularity far beyond the borders of Germany. The inventor of the robot is Duran Kabakyer, general manager of Alkadur RobotSystems GmbH, and the device was programmed by Günter Huyer from HuyerSolutions. "The Doner Robot" is controlled and operated via the XV102 touch...more



The Power of One

01. December 2011
Eaton Electrical Sector EMEA, 1110 Morges / Swiss

Background   Poppe + Potthoff is a company that specializes in the field of high pressure. From high pressure lines, pipe components and precision parts, right through to machines and services for testing technology, the group of companies develops and produces advanced technology solutions for the automotive and utility vehicle sector, shipbuilding and general industry. An Eaton test system with...more



Tested Top Quality

01. December 2011
Eaton Electrical Sector EMEA / Morges / Swiss

Background   Every day we make use of some objects without giving them much thought, and the same goes for how they are manufactured. The production of toothbrushes, for example, requires the use of a very mature technology and a great deal of know-how. M+C Schiffer, based in Neustadt near Cologne, is an internationally recognized innovator in toothbrush production, and produces over one million...more


Berghof Automation GmbH / Eningen / Germany

Modern control technology cannot do without PCBs. But when such a PCB is manufactured who makes sure the components adhere to the carrier material of the PCB? With its CM 800 vapour phase soldering machine controlled by a Berghof DC1012TT Dialog Controller (a CODESYS PLC with a large colour display and touch screen) IBL Löttechnik GmbH offers the perfect soldering solution. (...)Read more (PDF,...more






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