Beckhoff Automation's I/O module synchronously reads encoder values via high-precision EtherCAT Distributed Clocks.
IMTS 2012: Two new Renishaw additive manufacturing systems are designed for rapid material changeover and low cost of ownership. Fully welded vacuum chamber and ultra-low oxygen content in build...
IMTS 2012: Nexen's Roller Pinion System (RPS) and precision ring drive (PRD), which are designed for motion control challenges and rotary positioning applications, respectively.
Product of the Year
In 2012, Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year awards will celebrate its 25th anniversary. For a quarter-century, Plant Engineering’s readers have selected the outstanding new products that help them do their jobs smarter, safer, more efficiently and more productively.
Nominations for the 25th annual Product of the Year awards are now open. Deadline for the 2012 awards is Friday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. CST.
> > Read the official rules here.
There are new categories in the 2012 Product of the Year contest, so review the entry form carefully, submit as many new products as you’d like and see which ones are named finalists in the November issue of Plant Engineering.
Readers then vote on the finalists, and the winners will be honored at the annual Product of the Year dinner in March 2013 in Chicago. The product that receives the most votes among all entries will receive the 25th anniversary Grand Award.
Visit the Product of the Year page to access the entry form.