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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 Posital-Fraba

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 Posital-Fraba

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 Posital-Fraba

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…

end-effectors

UR+ innovations from Universal Robots make cobots even more convenient
April 23, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. is at the forefront of the automation world with its inventory of solutions by Universal Robots (UR), known for its collaborative robot arms, or “cobots”. Now, the supplier…

UR10 cobots

How Blue Danube Robotics makes Universal Robots cobots easier to use
April 10, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) revolutionizes industrial automation with its collaborative robot arms, or “cobots”, available from Canada’s leader in cobot technology, Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. The UR10 model is a six-axis robot with…

tilt sensors

TILTIX inclinometers get an upgrade from POSITAL: new communications interface
April 3, 2019 by Posital-Fraba

The acclaimed TILTIX line of inclinometers by POSITAL has received another recent upgrade. The company has added a new communications-interface option to these acceleration-compensated tilt sensors, which makes them easier to use in…

Automate 2019

POSITAL showcases its great solutions at Automate 2019 and bauma
March 29, 2019 by Posital-Fraba

POSITAL is respected globally for its first-class motion-control solutions – and it helps to maintain its reputation with appearances in major trade shows around the world. In April, the company is exhibiting in…

3D cameras

Pickit 3D cameras make automation with UR robots even easier
March 7, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Industrial automation has become very convenient in recent years, with robotic solutions from Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. The supplier offers robotic arms, or “cobots”, by Universal Robots (UR) – and these devices…

vertical axis

LIFTKIT vertical axis by SKF Motion Technologies extends reach for UR cobots
February 22, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) has revolutionized industrial automation with its collaborative robot arms, or “cobots”, which are available in Canada through Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. Now, SKF Motion Technologies has made these robotic…

inclinometers

TILTIX inclinometers by POSITAL now come with Modbus RTU interfaces
February 8, 2019 by Posital-Fraba

POSITAL, a member of the FRABA Group, has recently upgraded its line of TILTIX inclinometers with a new communication interface. Each device is now available with a Modbus RTU interface, based on Modbus…

safety skin

AIRSKIN allows workers to interact with UR10 robots by touch
February 8, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. distributes the latest automation solutions, including collaborative robot arms (or “cobots”) by Universal Robots. Now, Austrian manufacturer Blue Danube Robotics has made working with UR10 cobots even easier.…

gas boosters

Haskel H-Drive gas booster delivers optimum performance at multiple pressures
February 1, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Innovation is one of the key reasons to turn to Wainbee Limited for motion and control products. This supplier always offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment from major manufacturers – including Haskel International, which…

factory automation products

People, Technology, Performance: key ingredients in Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd.
January 31, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

For 33 years, Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. has served Canadian industry as a major distributor of factory automation products. With five locations stretching from southern Ontario to Nova Scotia, the company still…

DC valve

Direct operated proportional DC valve by Parker has explosion protection
January 18, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee Limited supplies some of the most innovative equipment available to Canadian businesses. This distributor knows to partner with manufacturers that constantly aim to break new ground and develop up-to-the-minute solutions. This includes…

industrial gearboxes

Gearbox series by Nabtesco offers easy access and low profile
January 17, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Nabtesco Motion Control is the world’s largest precision cycloidal gearbox manufacturer, and its many products are available in Canada from Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. The lineup includes several series of industrial gearboxes…

solid state relays

Carlo Gavazzi solid state relays suit a variety of sectors
December 15, 2018 by Process Instruments and Components Inc

One of the many manufacturers with whom Process Instruments and Components Inc. (PIC) partners is Carlo Gavazzi, respected all across North America for its state-of-the-art automation products. Carlo Gavazzi produces the RK series…

feeding systems

Asyril plugin guarantees seamless integration of feeders with UR cobots
October 24, 2018 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. is Canada’s source for products by Asyril SA, a Swiss manufacturer renowned as a team of experts in flexible feeding systems for collaborative robots. Asyril has recently announced…

pick and place products

SMC Pneumatics manufactures a variety of pick and place products
October 17, 2018 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

As automation technology expands and progresses, so does the market for robotic components like grippers and vacuum equipment for moving and placing materials. SMC Pneumatics, whose lineup is available from Advanced Motion &…



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