The robust LCAM 408i smart camera from Leuze electronic, Inc. (New Hudson, MI) has an IP65/67 anodized metal housing and easy-to-clean glass pane that is especially well-suited for monitoring the production processes of machine tools. This design stands out above all in use with cooling lubricant and opens new possibilities in process monitoring. The resolution of the 5-megapixel IP camera and the Gigabit Ethernet interface offer high image quality and provide insight into the processing center of the work envelope even under harsh operating conditions. Via M12 connections and 24 V voltage supply, the LCAM 408i can easily be integrated in the machine control. Configuration is performed using a standard browser or directly from the control panel. Additional software is not required. Possibility for optics cleaning via compressed air connection is available.
Combilift and Author Join Forces on New Kids’ Book
Award-winning Combilift and award-winning author, Emer Conlon, have produced a children’s storybook that features forklift heroes and teaches important values. The ‘combi-nation’ has the added benefit of educating young kids and their parents about the company’s equipment and the material handling industry.
ARCH Cutting Tools Takes Top Place in ANCA Competition
A complex, multifunctional tool measuring an inch in diameter with a long functional cutting length, the ARCH tool checked every box to win the prestigious ANCA Tool of the Year 2020.