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The Moretto auxiliary automation on show at Rosplast

From June 15 to 17, Moretto is attending Rosplast 2021, the Russian exhibition held in Moscow. For the Italian company, Rosplast is a very important occasion to present the Russian market with its latest innovations for plastic materials processors in the automotive, medical, textile, beverage, packaging, electronics and cosmetics sectors...

New digital platform for Industry 4.0

The Smart Industry new generation digital platform, developed by Baruffaldi Plastic Technology for Industry 4.0 allows monitoring in real time the machine operating status, and collecting statistical data about its use. These data are stored in a proprietary cloud and are available both to the machine user for productivity analysis, and to the...

Gefran participates to the SPS Italia Digital Days

From May 25 to 27, Gefran will participate to the second edition of the SPS Italia Digital Days. Three days full of round tables, scientific conferences and workshops dedicated to the most innovative developments in industrial automation, a unique opportunity for companies to discuss the digitalisation of the Italian manufacturing sector...

IRB 1300 robot by ABB for harsh and clean room applications

The 6-axis IRB 1300 industrial robot by ABB includes new protection elements that enable it to be used in tough industrial applications and contamination-free production processes, opening new opportunities for increased productivity, improved product quality and reduced cycle times in a variety of industries including...

Smart coiler for corrugated pipes

The F1 0800C automatic single head coiler by FB Balzanelli for easily adjustable pipe reels consists of a pipe length measuring system, cutting system, dedicate pipe size tools, automatic stretch wrapping and off-loading of the finished coils. Designed to obtain perfect coiling of PVC, PP and PE corrugated pipes and corrugated prewired pipes. The coils...

Giant coiler for large diameter pipes

The new FB5200PE winder introduced by FB Balzanelli is one of the largest automatic coilers ever designed for PE pressure and gas big pipes featuring diameters up to 250 mm. Thanks to its size, it is possible to obtain coils of large-diameter pipes up to 13 metres long. The coils size can be optimised through the wide number of storable and repeatable...

New VDA-M amplifier by Sensormate: one device, multiple functions

The new VDA-M amplifier developed by Sensormate - a company that is part of the Gefran Group specialising in force measurement on injection moulding and die casting machines and industrial presses - is ideally suited for use in injection moulding machines with toggle levers. VDA-M is a smart solution combining clamping force measurement, mould...

The era of the multidimensional manufacturing begins with Acopos 6D

With Acopos 6D, B&R heralds a new era of manufacturing. Magnetic levitation allows shuttles to move individual products freely through the machine. Gone are the days when conventional transport systems imposed rigidly defined timing on the production process. Acopos 6D is ideal for small-batch production with...

Devices to control and manage the power of electric heating

In heat treatment applications, the accurate control of electric heating loads enables a precise and efficient temperature control, with a consequent positive impact in terms of energy saving. To this regard, Gefran closes a 2020 by launching the GPC power controller series and GSLM series of power management units for electrical loads...

More than an open house

Campetella Robotic Calling 2020 took place from October 1 to mid-November. The open house event was organized in order to present two fast IML systems and the new concepts developed by the Italian manufacturer of robots and automation systems. Everything was taken care of in detail and nothing was left to chance with the aim of...

Compact station for painting car interiors with ABB robots

ABB’s latest innovative solution for automotive manufacturing - the Compact Interior Paint station - combines 12 robots to offer a space-saving alternative to traditional robotic interior painting solutions, helping automotive OEMs reduce the footprint of their paint booths by up to 33%, while being able to paint a variety of vehicle types, from...

Gefran enhances the range of Hyperwave contactless position transducers

The Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components, Gefran,   enhances the range of Hyperwave contactless magnetostrictive position transducers with the launch of the WPL (HyperWave Profile IO-Link) series equipped with IO-Link 1.1...

Fanuc supplies 1400 robots to Volkswagen

The automation specialist and industrial robot manufacturer Fanuc supports Volkswagen in the expansion of future-oriented drive technologies. The company is supplying a total of around 1,400 robots to the VW plants in Emden, Germany, and Chattanooga, USA. The Fanuc robots will be used in body shop and battery production...

Smart Booking, the Sacmi digital app making work safe during the pandemic

A digital revolution that incorporates risk assessment to optimise the application of "agile work" concepts in the time of Covid-19: now, as part of an ambitious programme for the dissemination of new Cloud technologies and tools, Sacmi has launched the new Smart Booking service. Operational since July 1, the service lets all employees already involved...

The day has come

Gefit presents its new assembly platform, that will enrich the catalogue of technical solutions offered to clients. Result of a long research and development activity, the new Gefdrive Plus has particularly innovative features, that can meet the market several needs in terms of performance, reliability and flexibility...

“Campetella Robotic Calling”: 30 days of open house on IML technology

Starting from October 1, “Campetella Robotic Calling” is a 30-day open house organized by Campetella Robotic Center at its headquarters in Montecassiano (Macerata, Italy) to present latest generation robots and autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for increasing performances of its IML technology. Two special applications, which comply with...

Gefit announces the launch of a new assembly platform

A new assembly platform will be lunched on the market by Gefit in the next few days. Despite the serious events occurred at a global level during this difficult year, Gefit has been keeping on and increasing its research and development activity, fulfilling a new ambitious and important project. Result of a long research activity carried out in the...