Typically used in factory applications such as material handling, conveyors systems, process control and Web control, Kübler by TURCK incremental encoders have speed ratings up to 12,000 rpm and frequency responses up to 300 kHz. The units use an eight-pin M12 eurofast connector designed specifically for the encoder. As part of the E-WKC 8T-PX3-930-* cordset, the translucent molded right-angle connector houses three LEDs that indicate channels A, B and Z. The cordset uses a rugged, PVC flexlife cable designed to withstand more than 2 million flex cycles.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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