Tag Archives: industrial automation

Optimizing Delta Robots with the alpha TP+

Posted November 28, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

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Wittenstein's alpha TP+ High Torque gearbox fits perfectly into the delta robot system because of exceptional precision and compactness.  This gearbox combines low backlash and high torsional stiffness to create the highest in positioning accuracy.

Working in food processing or packaging?  The alpha TP+ also comes in a washdown version, perfect for hygenic applications.  For more information or to order your Wittenstein alpha TP+ High Torque gearbox, call Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100.

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Wittenstein TPM+ High Torque

Posted November 21, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

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Upgraded ActuWittenstein TPM+ High Torque Actuatorators Are Now Available From Wittenstein.

The TPM+ family of actuators from Wittenstein has unparalleled dynamics and compactness.  Servo motors and gearheads merge seamlessly into a single versatile unit.  Maximum power density meets functional design, including genuine benefits in terms of length.  This outstanding motor gearhead unit puts your application ahead of the rest.

The High Torque version of the actuator has been upgraded to match the rest of the rotary family with the introduction of the TPM+ High Torque.  This high torque actuator is capable of resisting almost any externally applied forces without yielding and can handle even the heaviest loads.  Order your Wittenstein TPM+ Actuator today!  Call Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100.

 

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FZ3 Vision Sensor Uses True Color Sensing for Stable, High-Speed Inspections

Posted November 16, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

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Omron has introduced the advanced FZ3 color vision sensor that makes it possible to automate inspection of low-contrast color objects at high speed with reliable results by using true color technology and intelligent cameras.  Omron's Advanced Real Color Sensing (ARCS) engine captures and processes 16.77 million colors, approaching human color perception, and out-performs systems that use monochrome or false-color contrast conversion and analysis methods.  The FZ3 offers up to four-camera capability and true color conversion.  Camera choices include two- and five-mega-pixel models to obtain high resolution images with a greater field of view.   For more information or to order your Omron FZ3, call Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100 today!

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Board Repair Email Signatures Get a Makeover

Posted November 11, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

Categories: Electronics Repair, Employees, Innovative-IDM

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Our Board Repair Department is getting new email signature "business cards" today - take a look at Chris Mason's new card.

Then check out our new Repair Price Lookup Tool - hundreds of manufacturers and thousands of part numbers for AC and DC drives, Servo Amps, Power Supplies, Controllers, Touch Screens and more.  Click here to look up repair prices now or go to www.innovativeidm.com/repairs.

 

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EtherNet/IP Remote I/O Blocks with Both Short- and Open-Circuit Detection

Posted November 10, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

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Omron hOmron ERT1 Seriesas introduced EtherNet/IP remote I/O blocks (shown left) with both short- and open-circuit detection to reduce troubleshooting time and maintain productivity. Innovative-IDM is a leading distributor for Omron Electronics.

The ERT1 series EtherNet/IP slave I/O blocks are available as high-density, 32-point, in-panel IP20 models with removable cage clamp I/O connections and power connections that simplify installation and servicing.

Water-resistant IP67 rated, 16-point I/O models accept SmartClick and standard M12 connectors for I/O, power, and network connections.  The ERT1 series remote I/O blocks have been conformance tested for interoperability with EtherNet/IP devices from a wide range of suppliers, in addition to Omron's EtherNet/IP masters for CJ and CS series PLCs.  Order your Omron ERT1 Series remote I/O blocks today by calling Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100.

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Omron 3G3MX2 AC Drives Now Available with EtherNet/IP INterface

Posted November 9, 2011 by Vanessa Muse

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Omron has expanded the industrial communication options for its compact Omron 3G3MX2 AC Drives to simplify integration into production lines and work cells.  The front panel mounting EtherNet/IP communication interface unit (3G3AX-MX2-EIP-A) imparts network slave capabilities to the AC Drives.  The EtherNet/IP interface makes it easy for machine builder OEMs to standardize on 3G3MX2 AC Drives for equipment designed for use in North America.  3G3MX2 AC Drives come with a wide range of network interfaces in addition to EtherNet/IP, including:  EtherCAT, DeviceNet, CompoNet, Profibus-DP, and MECHATROLINK-II.  For more information, or to order your Omron 3G3MX2, call Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100.

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