Yaskawa’s Bryan Knight discusses how direct-drive motors can increase reliability and efficiencies for manufacturing and material-handling operations. Jonathan Katz | Sep 22, 2017 The changing face of manufacturing is forcing businesses to rethink their technology and infrastructure investments. In fact, a recent article in Material Handling & Logistics hi...
The hybrid safety concept from Turck combines both safety I/O and general purpose I/O in a single, rugged, on-machine, remote I/O device. Both IP67 hybrid modules can be adapted to the actual signal requirements of an installation through the use of configurable input/output points and by leveraging the flexibility of IO-Link. On the safety side, the hybrid modules o...
Fiber optics are used to transmit light energy over long distances. Optical fibers are thin, transparent strands of optical quality glass or plastic that can be as thin as a strand of hair. This article explains the differences between glass and plastic fiber optics and how to choose the right fiber optic technology for your application. Plastic Fiber Optics ...