Product Features June 2017

WE DO … ROBOTS

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RG2 Gripper

The RG2 gripper is a flexible electric gripper specially designed for robots from Universal Robots. The long stroke allows the gripper to handle a variety of object sizes. Adjusting the gripping force allows the gripper to handle both delicate and heavy object. The standard fingers can be used with many different object. It is also possible to fit custom fingers. The installation complexity is minimal as the cable attaches directly onto any robot from Universal Robots. All configurations of the gripper is controlled from the Universal Robots software.

WE DO … SENSORS

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The QM42VT Vibration and Temperature Sensor

The QM42VT Vibration and Temperature Sensor makes it easy to monitor a machine’s health. It measures RMS velocity and temperature so that problems can be detected before they become too severe and cause additional damage or result in unplanned downtime. Paired with a Banner wireless Node, it can provide local indication, wirelessly send the signal to a central location, and send the vibration and temperature data to the Gateway for collection and trending.

    • Easily monitor machine health by sending info wirelessly to wherever you need it
    • Avoid machine failures and delays by detecting problems early
    • Reduce downtime and plan maintenance more efficiently
    • Monitor a variety of machines to suit your needs: motors, pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, gear boxes

 

WE DO … AUTOMATION

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4517ebee-263a-4dd1-a33f-d44253e8498f_aug_emn_pac_and_terminal_ptParker’s new PAC Terminal (PT) Thin-client HMI

Parker is excited to announce the release of the PAC Terminal. The PAC Terminal (PT) is a thin client HMI developed to work seamlessly with the Parker Automation Controller (PAC). With the PAC handling the control and HMI logic, the PT is responsible for displaying the embedded HMI as well as sending touch screen input from the user back to the PAC. As a thin client, the PT significantly reduces the overall system costs when compared to a traditional HMI—especially if it is desired for multiple PTs to connect to a single PAC.

WE DO … SAFETY

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OS32C Safety Laser Scanner

The OS32C Safety Laser Scanner is the world’s most compact Type 3 safety laser scanner. It’s now available with selectable 30, 40, 50 and 70 mm resolutions, and EtherNet/IP capabilities. This makes the OS32C an ideal safeguarding solution covering a wider array of area and machine safety application.

WE DO … HEAT & CONTROL

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WATCONNECT® CONTROL PANELS

WATCONNECT® standard control panels that are quickly configured to your specific application requirements and delivered within two weeks. WATCONNECT panels integrate Watlow’s high-quality heater, sensor, temperature controller and power controller products for a complete thermal solution. Normally, competitive custom panels require significantly longer lead times. The broad range of standard features allow customers to quickly configure panels that usually would be considered custom for delivery within two weeks.

Watlow’s customers will be impressed with the speed and ease of specifying, selecting, pricing, ordering and delivery. WATCONNECT panels are flexible and scalable; there are thousands of configurable, pre-engineered panel solutions available.