If we are to believe what experts from the CTBUH (Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat) are telling us, the future of building technology is going to rise to new heights. During the next ten years, the number of buildings over 200 meters tall is forecasted to double, and by the year 2020, the number of skyscrapers over 600 metres will surge from two to ten. The estimation made by the CTBUH is further supported by the clear megatrend to urbanisation throughout the world. At the same time, the market for high speed lifts is growing enormously. Meanwhile, safety standards for lift design and operation are continuously being raised. Starting on 1 September, the EN 81-1 and EN 81-2 norms for lifts will be replaced by EN 81-20 and EN 81-50.
Delta, a world-class provider of industrial automation solutions, showcases its growing capabilities towards smart manufacturing with its innovative Integrated IIoT and Robot Workstation and a broader diversified portfolio of cutting-edge industrial automation products at Hannover Messe 2017. The aforementioned Workstation integrates Delta’s 6-axis articulated robot solution, superior IIoT and machine vision technology as well as the new Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to enable time and resource-efficient customized ordering and production. Key highlights include the new Industrial 3G/WAN VPN Router DX-3001 Series which provides effective, stable and secure industrial communication via both 3G and wireless Ethernet connections, and the compact, high-performance AC Servo Drive ASDA-A3 Series offering vibration elimination algorithm for advanced machines and motion systems as well as size reduction versus similar products.
Tool identification using Balluff Industrial RFID increases production efficiency, as it makes incorrect tool allocation or missing tools a thing of the past. This enables optimizing the service time utilization of the tools. In addition, scrap and rework due to excessive use of tools are virtually eliminated. With Easy Tool-ID Balluff now offers an economical entry into tool management. It is simple to retrofit and stands out with easy installation and configuration.
Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with an ergonomic T-handle version that features an integrated padlockable design. The padlockable E3 Compression Latch combines ergonomic operation with enhanced security to provide vibration resistant latching in rugged environments.
With the world’s first data transmission photoelectric sensor, the DDLS 500, which makes location-independent remote diagnostics possible thanks to an integrated web server, Leuze electronic sets new standards in terms of performance and transparency.
Brady offers a range of BS5609 certified, high quality label materials to identify chemicals and other goods in marine environments. The new marine label materials offer a high salt water durability, great UV-resistance and an excellent adhesive and are a great addition to Brady's wide range of durable label materials for harsh environments.
AKD-N decentralized drives and CDDR motors by Kollmorgen are the core of the innovative OMET Xflex X5, a printing solution with the best returns on investment in terms of market result of narrow web printing of labels and flexible packaging. High quality, and on any materials.