A review of the latest in automation and mechatronics technologies
Festo VZXA Angle Seat Valve
Control valves for media flow in pipe systems
The angle seat valves VZXA are externally actuated valves which are controlled by a direct feed of compressed air and are used to shut off gaseous or liquid media in pipe systems. The angle seat valves VZXA are simple and sturdy and are thus perfectly suitable for almost all media with a viscosity of up to 600 mm²/s. Made from stainless steel with PTFE seals which have high chemical and thermal resistance they handle mediums with temperatures of -10…+180°C.

Stainless steel actuators are available in 3 sizes and in control functions NC (normally closed), NO (normally open) and DA (double acting).

  • Sturdy and easy-to-clean stainless steel process valve
  • High flow rates
  • Modular design with standardized interfaces, making them freely combinable and easy to mount
  • Quick and easy maintenance

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Mitsubishi FX5UC Micro PLC
Now with spring clamp terminal blocks
Designed on the concepts of outstanding performance, superior drive control and user centric programming the FX5UC Series Micro PLC is perfect for stand alone use to networked system applications.

The FX5UC model provides a cost effective solution that boasts ease of use, functionality, and high performance in a small panel footprint. Ideal for small to medium machines, the FX5UC controllers enable faster decision making with access to real time data and improved machine accuracy and throughput. 

The FX5UC NEW spring clamp terminals hold wires in place with constant force, preventing wires from falling out due to vibration. There is no need for crimp terminals or crimp tools saving time. Detachable terminals eliminate the need for rewiring when replacing the module.

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ClickSmart Gripper Kits
End-of-arm tooling for Sawyer robots
We are excited to announce the    ClickSmart™ family of gripper kits   , a unique solution for end-of-arm tooling for Sawyer that incorporates smart sensing and rapid swapping capabilities, resulting in the first fully integrated robotic solution available on the market through a single vendor.

Rethink's complete solution continues to simplify robot deployments. When the ClickSmart Plate is attached to any Sawyer robot, it will immediately recognize the type of end-effector and know how to control it. 

  • Vacuum Foam Gripper
  • Vacuum Large Gripper
  • Vacuum Small Gripper
  • Pneumatic Large Gripper
  • Pneumatic Small Gripper

Intelligent Actuator ELECylinder
A new era of switching air to electric cylinders
Ushering in a new era of easy electric cylinder control, the easy  ELECylinder    is designed for simplicity from start-up to maintenance. Speed / Acceleration settings can be set in just 5 minutes. No time-consuming programming is necessary. You can also operate it with ON / OFF signals, like a solenoid valve. No time-consuming programming is necessary.

  • Start and end points can be set at any value
  • Battery-less absolute encoder means no maintenance required
  • Built-in controller requires no control panel space
  • Reduces electric bills, the higher the operational frequency, the greater the savings

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