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LG Motion Expand into Collaborative Robotics

A recent industry announcement from LG Motion and HMK is set to make collaborative robots accessible to UK companies for the first time. The partnership will see HMK supplying LG Motion with their Techman range of collaborative robots, or Cobots. The Cobots are a natural addition to LG Motion’s product lines and will help to further cement its position as a leading innovator of motion control solutions for industry and research and development.

Practicalities of small collaborative robots

Many companies, especially SMEs want to use robots but they don’t want to have to re-organise their work areas to accommodate one. The ideal is to be able to buy a robot and place it on the production line next to human workers. Unfortunately there is a safety issue. The robot is, after all, a machine.


 HATTEM, THE NETHERLANDS – One of the world’s major producers of hydrated alumina (AL[OH]3) is TOR Processing & Trade B.V., a branch of TOR Minerals International ( From its specialty mineral processing plant in Hattem, TP&T refines and ships hydrated alumina in bulk bags for applications such as flame retardants and fillers for laminates, solid surface, ceramics, plastics and composites.

AC-DC Battery backed power system 1U 19″ Rack Mounting up to 300 Watts

The PFD Series is a no break system to provide constant DC power without interruption in the event of an AC mains failure. Available in 150W and 300W versions and nominal DC outputs of 12V, 24V or 48V.

Machine tool automation – does one size fit all?

The short answer is ‘no’. However, one automation company that offers an array of robotic solutions for improved manufacturing efficiency, that can be scaled to fit almost any application is REM Systems Erowa.

Revamped Fluke industrial thermal imager line packs more premium features into every model

“Give the customer more than they expect” is the philosophy that John Fluke built his company on – and that still drives it today. In that spirit, the Fluke Ti400 PRO and TiX500 series Thermal Cameras bring accessible 640 x 480 resolution, establishing the new baseline for today’s professional industrial imagers. The cameras are optimally engineered to enable industrial professionals to safely, quickly, and easily find, assess, and solve mission-critical problems before they result in downtime, become costly, or even disastrous. For more information, please visit

B-Safe offers so much more than you see

Manufacturing productivity and efficiency specialist, Leader Chuck International recently launched the new B-Safe machine tool monitoring system.

New AC/DC Power Supplies providing energy efficient solutions to the market

New to Ideal Power are a range of AC/DC Power Supplies (PSU) from MORNSUN, the new DIN-Rails AC/DC PSUs offer an input voltage range of 85~264VAC and operating temperatures of -25℃~+70℃. The DIN RAIL PSUs also offer multiple protection circuits including input under-voltage, output short-circuit, over-current, over-voltage and over-temperature. They are ideal for industrial control, power electronics, communication applications and suitable for use in industrial harsh environments.