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A soft-actuating robot gripper and a collaborative conveyor system enable safer human-robot interaction. Courtesy: Shuttleworth, LLC/RIA
Robotics May 6, 2019

Fenceless safety methods embrace human-robot interaction

Human-robot collaboration (HRC) is becoming more common, but humans still need to be aware of their machine counterparts. Companies have developed techniques to make it easier for humans and robots to safely interact and improve plant floor productivity.

By Tanya M. Anandan
Courtesy: Belimo
Sensors, Actuators April 1, 2019

Advanced butterfly valve technology by Belimo

The butterfly valve and actuator assembly provides zero leakage and consumes up to 50% less energy.

Courtesy: Armstrong Fluid Technology
Pumps March 1, 2019

Design envelope pump by Armstrong Fluid Technology

The Design Envelope pump ranges from 1 hp to 250hp.

By Armstrong Fluid Technology
Courtesy: Kinitics Automation
Pumps March 1, 2019

KPP05 Piston Pump by Kinitics Automation

The KPP05 Piston Pump is a shape memory alloy-based, positive displacement pump

By Kinitics Automation
Courtesy: Bosch
Pumps March 1, 2019

Ductless Minisplit Heat Pump System by Bosch

The Ductless Minisplit System has separate indoor and outdoor units and only requires a 3-inch diameter opening through a wall to run the drain pipe.

By Bosch
Courtesy: Tri-Rotor
Pumps March 1, 2019

220TV rotary piston pump by Tri-Rotor

The 220TV Rotary Piston Pump immediately responds to changes in the discharge line.

By Tri-Rotor
Courtesy: AGF Manufacturing
Pumps March 1, 2019

Model 7950 valve by AGF Manufacturing

The Model 7950 Automatic In-Line Air Vent (ILV) features a separation chamber engineered to remove air

Courtesy: QED Environmental
Pumps March 1, 2019

Sample pro portable pump by QED Environmental

The Sample Pro Portable Pump is free of groundwater contaminants

By QED Environmental
Courtesy: Danfoss
Pumps March 1, 2019

ICSH Dual Position Solenoid Valve by Danfoss

The ICSH Dual Position Solenoid Valve provides a gradual, time-controlled opening for a smoother pressure buildup in an evaporator.

Courtesy: Altronic
PLCs, PACs February 1, 2019

GOV+ electronic speed governor by Altronic LLC

The GOV+ electronic speed governor provides closed loop speed control of an engine by controlling an actuator.

By Altronic, LLC