Editorial Director: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute electronic engineering technologist with over a decade of manufacturing experience and 20-plus years in technical publishing, is also trained in hydraulics, electro-pneumatics, bearings, mechanical CAD software, sensors, motor drives and electric motors.
Hannover Messe 2013: EPLAN previews mechatronics design software Preplanning Module
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 15:12
Mechatronic solutions consultant Sean-Patrick Mulherrin of EPLAN previews functionality coming Fall 2013 in Version 2.3 of EPLAN software. A new Preplanning Module interface is shown that bridges the gap between a design concept "napkin" sketch and engineering a complete electromechanical system with drawings.
Hannover Messe 2013: Siemens provides the five necessary stages for successful product creation
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:24
Joris Myny, Siemens Canada Ltd. vice president, Industry Automation and Drive Technologies divisions, outlines how Siemens provides the technology for the 5 necessary stages to successfully create products: design, planning, engineering, execution and services such as condition monitoring.
Hannover Messe 2013: Balluff demonstrates IO-Link technology versatility
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 09:49
Stephan Langer, Business Unit Networking product manager at Balluff GmbH, demonstrates the versatile IO-Link factory automation platform that goes beyond the company's traditional sensor business. IO-Link provides a system platform for industrial networking, connectivity, identification, object detection, linear postition sensing and measurement, condition monitoring and fluid sensing.
Hannover Messe 2013: Festo provides safety products for factory automation
Monday, 22 April 2013 15:05
Festo safety specialists Dirk Glere and Klaus Gabriel discuss safe products and systems for factory automation applications.
Hannover Messe 2013: Festo offers energy efficiency
Monday, 22 April 2013 14:40
Festo Energy Efficiency consultant Roland Volk of Festo AG demonstrates the options for machine designers deciding on electrical vs. pneumatic technology for their projects.