Machine Controls

Seeing the Way to the Factory of the Future

Why machine vision is a crucial technology for Industry 4.0.
Machine Controls: Articles

Industry 4.0 for Sheet Metal Manufacturers

Factories in the future will be able to run automatically, for the most part. We are only at the start of this revolution, with a lot more development and integration to come, covering every aspect of a business and the performance of its machinery and resources.


Machine Controls: Industry News

Texas Instruments Collaborates with Heidenhain on SoC

Their new System-on-Chip industrial drive control will be a first for robotics, CNCs, material conveyance and other manufacturing applications.

Hypertherm Releases New CSR Report

They achieve record results in all areas of community engagement, environmental impact, and associate well-being.

Adient Johnson Controls Installs Two Press Feed Lines

Each LoopSelect SpaceSaver feed line from Dallas Industries is 40,000 lb capacity, with two reels and retrofit coil guide rolls for existing systems.


Machine Controls: Products

Vacuum Furnace Control Retrofits Reduce Errors and Maximize Uptime

CompuCore from Ipsen provides comprehensive control of all furnace functions to reduce the potential for human error, maximize uptime and equipment potential, and achieve greater efficiencies and heat treating capabilities.

The Next Generation of Adaptive Bending

Synchro-Form adaptive bending technology from LVD Strippit automatically maintains angular consistency and geometric profile when handling, positioning and bending large parts with multiple bends.

FABTECH 2016: Metalform

Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.