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Webinar promises to reduce Total Cost of Defect

Manufacturers whose visual inspection misses too many faults, creating a backbreaking Total Cost of Defect (TCoD), will be able to find out how Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) can solve their problems, during a webinar organised by Inspekto, the company that founded the AMV category. Following the success of its first …

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Pressure scanner supports Clean Sky 2

A pressure scanner manufacturer has announced their partnership deal in the EU’s Clean Sky 2 Project. UK based, Evolution Measurement, will supply its EvoScann P-Series pressure scanners to assist in the testing phase of Clean Sky 2, the largest European research programme developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2, …

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Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry and STMicroelectronics join forces to deliver IoT modules for smart applications

Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry, and STMicroelectronics (ST) have introduced a low-power wireless multi-sensor edge-intelligence solution for smart factory, smart home and smart life applications. The IoT Solution Module combines Arrow’s engineering and global distribution capabilities with Panasonic Industry’s IoT modules based on the ST BlueTile (STEVAL-BCN002V1B) multi-sensor development kit. This …

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Social distancing sensors for the factory floor

ProGlove is responding to customers’ needs in manufacturing, distribution and logistics for a smart solution to help workers maintain proper social distance. Leveraging its MARK family of wearable barcode scanners and ProGlove Connect app for Android, ProGlove announces today a product upgrade that activates proximity sensing for frontline workers. With …

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Contrinex inductives speed up robot assembly of PCBs

Highly reliable automation and machine-control systems are used to eliminate assembly faults and improve efficiency in an assembly operation. Whilst the repetitive assembly tasks are well-suited to being done by robots, these robots can be too slow at picking and placing the assembled parts and therefore a rotary indexing table …

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FLIR launches C5 compact thermal camera with cloud connectivity

FLIR Systems announce the FLIR C5 Compact Thermal Camera with new built-in FLIR Ignitecloud connectivity and Wi-Fi features for professionals in the building maintenance, manufacturing, and utility industries. The FLIR C5 is designed as a pocket-portable thermal camera, providing easy sharing tools and reduced diagnostic time for commercial electrical testing, …

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AMADA WELD TECH announces increased production and support for critical manufacturing applications

AMADA WELD TECH has announced increased strategical partnerships with manufacturers of battery modules, used in vital life support systems, as part of the effort to meet the increased demand for ventilators and their component parts during the current global health crisis. AMADA WELD TECH is a key supplier to both the …

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Mackart Additive supports NHS need for vital ventilator parts

In early March, the government announced it was looking for businesses with the capability to support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components, as part of its plan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, now sweeping the UK. Dr. Iain Crossingham, Respiratory Consultant at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s Chest Clinic, …

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Rittal’s IT rack supports world-leading Secure Edge Data Centre

The Secure Edge Data Centre (SEDC) is an all-in-one plug and play industrial data centre solution that is specifically designed to run in industrial environments, bringing enterprise-grade IT capacity closer to the point of data collection and machine control. Developed in partnership by Rittal, Hewlett Packard Enterprises and ABB, the …

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Prima strengthens engineering capabilities via comprehensive new apprenticeship scheme

In order to cultivate young technology-motivated talent, Cambridgeshire-based contract manufacturer Prima Electronic Services has established a multi-faceted apprentice program. Working in conjunction with Cambridge Regional College, this program is designed to give participants a solid foundation in manufacturing-based engineering. The initial apprentice intake at Prima’s St Ives plant began back …

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