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absolute kit encoder

POSITAL has developed the smallest multi-turn absolute kit encoder
January 8, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Technological innovation never stops at POSITAL-Fraba. The company has unveiled a fully functional prototype of its new miniature multi-turn absolute kit encoder for integrated motor feedback. This device is 23 millimetres high and…

cobot products

The benefits of Blue Danube AIRSKIN: space, speed, and safety
December 13, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) is revolutionizing manufacturing with its cobot products, or collaborative robot arms. And these robotic units are even easier to use with AIRSKIN, a specialized pressure-sensitive safety skin developed by Blue…

servo actuators

HyperCyl products by AEC are perfect for assembly and forming
December 2, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Since 1994, Aries Engineering Co. (AEC) has specialized in HyperCyl hydra-pneumatic cylinders, servo actuators, and standalone press systems, which are ideal for a wide variety of assembly and forming applications. Available in Canada…

magnetic grippers

Magswitch magnetic grippers reduce energy costs and boost throughput
November 27, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada manufactures great industrial solutions, but also distributes innovative products from other sources – like Magswitch’s line of magnetic grippers. Newly available from Festo, these switchable magnetic gripping and clamping systems are…

UR robot arms

Blue Danube’s AIRSKIN helps workers interact with UR robot arms
November 22, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. supplies up-to-the-minute automation innovations to manufacturers, including collaborative robots, or cobots, by Universal Robots (UR). To make UR robot arms easier to interact with, the distributor also carries…

feedback encoders

POSITAL to showcase encoders, sensors, and more at SPS show
November 6, 2019 by FRABA Inc

As a renowned manufacturer of motion-control solutions, POSITAL showcases products at trade shows around the globe. Later this month, the company is exhibiting at the SPS (smart production solutions) show in Nuremberg, Germany.…

drives

New electric drives by Festo offer quicker and easier commissioning
November 6, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada is on a roll with innovative new products this fall. The latest development is the Simplified Motion Series of electric drives, for applications that need very simple motion or positioning. Extremely…

terminal

VTEM valve terminal by Festo does a lot more with new apps
October 22, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada is expanding the capabilities of its revolutionary VTEM Motion Terminal with its ten new Motion Apps – and an upcoming 11th one. This valve terminal already performs tasks that conventional terminals…

cube encoders

New cube encoders by POSITAL have extra features and abilities
October 18, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL has upgraded an old industry staple with its new cube encoders. These incremental rotary encoders with cube-shaped housing have been popular with machine builders for more than half a century, due in…

servo drives

New servo drives by Festo raise the standards of performance
October 9, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada showcased remarkable new products at the recent Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show – including the CMMT-AS and CMMT-ST servo drives. These devices deliver optimized sizing and pricing, performing their functions exceedingly well…

multi-turn kit

POSITAL’s new multi-turn kit encoders offer accuracy, dynamic response
October 7, 2019 by FRABA Inc

The latest innovation from POSITAL, its Hollow Shaft multi-turn kit encoders, is ideal for servomotors, stepper motors, robot joints, and any other position-control applications that require a hollow-centre design to achieve an optimal…

Hollow Shaft kit encoders

New Hollow Shaft kit encoders by POSITAL have unmatched functionality
September 18, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL has done it again. The company’s new Hollow Shaft kit encoders are another major step forward in motion control, with unsurpassed functionality.  These encoders have a self-powered multi-turn capability that puts them…

industrial collaborative robots

UR’s industrial collaborative robots suit a diverse range of applications
September 16, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) is changing the game in flexible automation with its industrial collaborative robots, or “cobots”, available through Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. One of the reasons for their popularity is their…

hydra-pneumatic cylinders

AEC’s HyperCyl products are available from Advanced Motion & Controls
September 9, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. partners with Aries Engineering Company (AEC) to supply the manufacturer’s HyperCyl hydra-pneumatic cylinders, servo actuators, and standalone press systems. HyperCyl products have been trusted for a variety of…

brushless servo motors

Brushless servo motors by Parker mix technology with high performance
August 30, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

For industrial equipment that offers the peak of efficient design, wise manufacturers always put their trust in Wainbee Limited. A key example is Parker’s SMH series of brushless servo motors. These synchronous motors…

automation controller

Parker’s powerful automation controller is built for demanding applications
August 2, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

When industrial equipment needs to excel in precision control, businesses across Canada turn to Wainbee Limited. One of the top choices in this field is Parker Hannifin’s powerful programmable automation controller, or PAC.…

industrial air motors

Ingersoll Rand ARO air motors create power from the natural environment
July 25, 2019 by Dobco Equipment Ltd.

Dobco Equipment supplies a variety of ARO industrial air motors manufactured by Ingersoll Rand (IR). What makes these air motors stand out is the way they create power from the natural environment, making…

regulators

Festo’s compact MS2 regulators make close-up air management possible
July 24, 2019 by Festo Inc

The newest innovation available from Festo Canada is the MS2 line of regulators – the smallest and lightest regulators available anywhere. Two models are available: the MS2 compressed-air regulator, which weighs between 28…

pressure controls

Cordis pressure controls by Clippard provide ultra-high resolution and repeatability
July 22, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee Limited prides itself on the diversity of the equipment it supplies. This includes products that offer precision control – such as Clippard’s Cordis electronic proportional pressure controls. Clippard is renowned for reliability,…

servo press kit

Servo press kit by Festo delivers precision and repeated accuracy
July 15, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada is helping manufacturers get press-fit applications up in virtually no time with its newest automation innovation: the YJKP modular servo press kit. This economical, all-in-one unit is the epitome of simplicity…

safety valves

Sidener hydraulic valves heighten both precision control and safety
June 28, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Precision control is one of the major benefits of many industrial products from Wainbee Limited. The supplier carries ample equipment for this purpose, including Sidener Engineering’s control-reliable hydraulic safety valves. These units are…

multi-turn kit encoders

POSITAL kit encoders for stepper motors have multi-turn measurement ranges
June 28, 2019 by FRABA Inc

Stepper motors have become an attractive alternative to servo motors for precision motion control in industrial equipment, due to lower cost and improved performance. POSITAL recently launched absolute multi-turn kit encoders that measure…

fingerboard control system

Festo launches fingerboard control system for oil and gas industry
June 25, 2019 by Festo Inc

One of the latest technological advances in the Festo Canada portfolio is a pneumatic fingerboard latching system for drill-rig tublars in the oil and gas sector. The technology core of this fingerboard control…

motion control sensors

New, innovative solutions lead to sales increase for The FRABA Group
June 3, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL is renowned for position and motion control sensors, which sell well around the world. The company is a member of the FRABA Group, which continues to grow steadily. In the 2018 fiscal…

Automation Technology Expo

Visit Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. at Toronto’s ADM Expo
May 30, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

The Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo, or ADM Expo, happens at the Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke, ON from June 4 to 6. Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd., located in booth #845, joins…

kit encoder

POSITAL introduces a cost-effective new kit encoder for stepper motors
May 27, 2019 by FRABA Inc

A member of the FRABA Group, POSITAL keeps developing new motion-control solutions, and the latest is a kit encoder for stepper motors. This product offers a low-cost alternative to servomotors in many motion-…

compact vacuum generator

Compact vacuum generator by Festo is very versatile and user-friendly
May 22, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Inc. has introduced its latest compact vacuum generator to the Canadian market: the OVEL. This is an economical, fully integrated device that is not only lightweight, but also versatile and easy for…

motion terminal

Festo revolutionizes digitalized pneumatics with the new Motion Terminal VTEM
April 30, 2019 by Festo Inc

The new Motion Terminal VTEM from Festo Canada is a breakthrough in digitalized pneumatics, which is set to transform factory and process automation. This groundbreaking device can simplify and optimize many applications from…

flexible robot arms

All the game-changing benefits of using UR collaborative robot arms
April 27, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) has changed the face of industrial automation forever with its collaborative robot arms, or “cobots”, available from Canada’s leader in cobot technology, Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. These lightweight, flexible…

shape gripper

New adaptive shape gripper by Festo needs no manual adjustment by users
April 23, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo Canada expands its family of innovative automation products with the new DHEF adaptive shape gripper. This device can pick and move any object, whether round, square, rectangular, or irregularly shaped, with no…



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