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FREE PROFINET Training June 21, 2018

This no-cost class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. An introduction and technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. Lunch is included.

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The Split KVT-ER Cord Grip by Icotek

IP66/IP68 Cord Grip for Cables with & without Connectors Split Cord Grip KVT-ER Sets New Standards in Connectorized Cable Routing By introducing the all-new split cord grip KVT-ER, icotek is setting new standards in connectorized cable entry. The KVT-ER cord grip is a...

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A New Way of Motion

Easy to program, system simulation, integrated safety and built-in diagnostics To compete in a global market, machine builders must deliver high-performance machines that are faster, more automated and more flexible – while meeting specific customer...

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Industry 4.0 – The 4th Industrial Revolution (IoT)

The vision of tomorrow's manufacturing: In intelligent factories, machines, raw materials, and products communicate within an "Internet of things" and cooperatively drive production. Products find their way independently through the production process. The...

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Selecting Pneumatic Or Rodless Electric Actuators

For some automation applications, it can be difficult to decide if a pneumatic or electric motor-driven actuator is best. Obviously, cost can be a big factor when choosing between the two, with pneumatic actuators typically costing less. So why should you pay more for an electric rodless actuator? The answer boilsdown to higher levels of stiffness, as well as dynamic speed and motor control.

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