Machine Controls

Machine Controls: Articles

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Machine Controls: Industry News

Radwell International Acquires 3E Services

3E customers now receive enhanced services from Radwell in industrial repair, surplus, factory new supply, and asset recovery.

Radwell Earns ISO Certification

ISO 9001:2008 certifies their quality management and continuous improvement within the organization.

Radwell Acquires Midwest Industrial Services

The industrial repair, distribution and surplus automation company expands its services into a strategic manufacturing location. 


Machine Controls: Products

Electrical Connectors for Automating Harsh Manufacturing Environments

Booth E-4152: Industrial Automation Connectors from Mencom Corporation are ideal for power, data, communication, sensing, or any other quick disconnect electrical application used to keep machines in working order in manufacturing automation. (first view)
Industrial Automation Connectors from Mencom provide a cost effective and time efficient plug-and-play solution for the industrial motor, machine and power applications inside a shop.

Integrated Drives Revolutionize Vertical Lathe Versatility

When meshed with a drive gear, the two reducers on TwinDrive and DualDrive cancel 100 percent of backlash to guarantee exceptional accuracy and momentum on linear rack-and-pinion systems. These high-speed reducers have been hardened in spindle gearboxes to allow continuous operating cycles and meet the specific requirements of rotary tables. As a result, high-speed TwinDrive and DualDrive units can achieve rotational speeds of up to 28 rpm-1. 
New high speed drives simplify the mechanical transmission systems of large rotary tables used on vertical lathes and smaller tables used on milling machines, improving machine accuracy and allowing smaller machine footprints.

Automation Optimizes Machining Time

The Sytronix FcP frequency controlled pump drive is an energy-efficient, variable-speed pump drive used in constant pressure systems on machine tools to offer energy savings from 40 percent to 70 percent and reduce average noise emission by up to 20 dB (A).
Bosch Rexroth offers open, scalable CNC platforms, advanced automation technologies and open programming tools that help optimize cutting, forming and machining times and improve production flexibility and precision.