Festo Introduces Pneumatic Essentials – a Program for Easy-Order/Fast-Ship Pneumatic Products
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Festo Introduces Pneumatic Essentials – a Program for Easy-Order/Fast-Ship Pneumatic Products

Festo launches the Pneumatic Essentials program, an ambitious global undertaking to streamline ordering, ensure fast delivery of guaranteed in-stock pneumatic components, and produce more compact parts for today’s smaller footprint, energy efficient machines. In addition to competitive prices, guaranteed availability, short delivery time, and innovative design, customers are assured of world-renowned Festo quality components that boost machine performance, lower waste, and reduce the risk of downtime.

Spartan Controls and Altronic LLC Announce New Partnership
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Spartan Controls and Altronic LLC Announce New Partnership

Spartan Controls Ltd. is pleased to announce it is now the representative for Altronic LLC in Canada. Headquartered in Girard, Ohio, Altronic is a global manufacturer of instrumentation, ignition, and control systems for industrial engines. Altronic began developing industrial ignition products in the 1960s. Today, their solutions are known for their excellence and ability to improve engine performance and reliability.

Beckhoff: CX82xx Embedded PC Series – Modern Multi-Core CPU, Double Main Memory, and Fast 1 Gbit Interface
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Beckhoff: CX82xx Embedded PC Series – Modern Multi-Core CPU, Double Main Memory, and Fast 1 Gbit Interface

With the ARM Cortex A53 processor, the new CX82xx Embedded PC series from Beckhoff uses a modern CPU architecture with two cores, thus offering more computing power for compact controls. The CX9240, which features the 4-core version of this processor, is even more powerful. A double main memory and 1 Gbit interfaces also contribute to the significant performance boosts compared to the predecessors.

Q&A With HELU: Grounding vs. Bonding
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Q&A With HELU: Grounding vs. Bonding

One of the first lessons new electricians learn is that electricity will always look for the path of least resistance to get to the ground. The terms grounding and bonding are used every day by electricians, maintenance engineers and technicians. While they seem interchangeable, they are actually two distinct electrical installation protocols when it comes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and installing electrical equipment. Regional Sales Manager Warren Lyles discusses this topic from questions he has heard in the field.

How 5G Technology Can Expand Your Options for Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs)
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How 5G Technology Can Expand Your Options for Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs)

The world has been abuzz for the past couple of years over the deployment of 5G (short for “fifth generation”) networks. The topic came up in a recent episode of Omron’s podcast featuring special guest Mike Chen, Omron’s Senior Director of Solutions and Technology Development, and he provided insights into how 5G could transform automation.

Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems – Making Storage Safe
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Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems – Making Storage Safe

The way we generate power has been undergoing a radical shift over the last few years as our attention has turned more and more toward decarbonization, primarily using solar and wind power on a large scale. For these renewable technologies to be efficient and cost effective, the intermittency supply with solar and wind must be dealt with.

 

 

 

Keep Your Distance and Stay Safe! New MP8000 Bluetooth Enabled Overload Relay from Littelfuse
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Keep Your Distance and Stay Safe! New MP8000 Bluetooth Enabled Overload Relay from Littelfuse

Introducing the Revolutionary New MP8000 Bluetooth Enabled Overload Relay. This smart, universal relay can communicate directly with your smart phone via Bluetooth. No need to open the control panel. Monitor and control unlimited relays through the Littelfuse App on the smartphone you already own from a safe distance.

 

 

 

The New Eplan Platform 2023: Simply More Speed in Engineering
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The New Eplan Platform 2023: Simply More Speed in Engineering

The new Eplan Platform 2023 is streamlining and accelerating project planning with new cloud-based device management and multi-standard support for schematic macros. This means that users can get results more quickly – especially when working on international projects – due to the simplified device data management system while increasing overall project quality.

 

 

 

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Rittal Introduces Their First Western Canada Modification Platinum Partner: E. B. Horsman & Son

Rittal Systems Ltd. was recently pleased to announce that E B Horsman & Son, one of Rittal’s major distribution partners, based in Western Canada, now offers Panel Modification Services following their acquisition of the Perforex machining centre, perfect for drilling, cutting, thread tapping, and milling enclosures and panels.