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Our Conveyor Configurator is the industry's easiest way to configure exactly the conveyor
you need. 
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MDM/ATX Expo - Minneapolis
November 8 - 9, 2017
Automation, Inc. will be at the MDM/ATX Expo booth #705 on November 8-9 th at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Our Interactive Demos will feature manufacturers like Parker, Nachi, Rethink Robotics, Cognex, MiR, and DESTACO Robohand.

One of the featured demos will be our Parker HMR Gantry with Smart Vision Lights and Cognex vision.

Linear Motor Technology from Parker
From single axis components to custom multi-axis systems
Parker continues to develop next generation linear motor technology, allowing customers from various markets, including semicon, medical, printing, and machine tooling, to achieve their application goals that require high speed and precision. From their standard line of linear motor products to custom solutions, Parker can provide you with the needed solution.

Parker offers a robust product line using linear motor technology. From simple single axis components to custom designed multi-axis systems Parker can provide you with the needed solution.

Compact Ball Slides
Versatile guided actuators
Compact BSC series cylinders are another variation of the versatile Compact air cylinders. All models offer compact space efficiency.
These quiet operating recirculating ball slides are factory matched set assemblies with uniform, non-adjustable pre-load. Aluminum tooling plates have machined surfaces with mounting patterns that match similar BSC units for multi-axis motion. Locator dowel pin holes are standard.

The 8mm and 12mm bore cylinders feature the patented Snap-Cap® design: a resilient retainer seal that aids in absorbing minor piston impact. 20mm, 25mm and 40mm Bore Cylinders feature a patented stainless steel wire form end cap retainer. 

Metaphase SWIR - Short-Wave Infrared
The latest in LED technology
Following Metaphase Lighting Technology’s successful introduction of LED SWIR (ShortWave Infrared) line of lights for Line Scan cameras, we are pleased to offer this new 1000-1700nm LED technology in area scan LED illuminators.

These exciting high power LED illuminators include Exo2 bar lights, Backlights, Diffused Dome/Tube and Spot Lights.

Parker IPS Aluminum Profile
Modular aluminum structure framing for industrial applications
Parker IPS versatile modular T-Slot aluminum profile system is ideally suited for machine bases and frames, linear slide systems, safety guarding and enclosures, workstations, structural framing, and material handling.

Parker’s T-Slot Aluminum Framing has a comprehensive offering of metric- and inch-based profiles.
  • 100+ individual high-strength aluminum profiles
  • Unique T-slot design for reliable connection and easy modification
  • Aesthetically appealing profiles that offer best-in-class rigidity, durability, and hardness
Automation, Inc. creates t-slot structures for machine safety and guarding, clean room enclosures, ergonomic workstations, lean factory solutions and much more. See what we can build for you.
Schmersal SLB Safety Light Barriers
World's smallest safety light barriers with integrated evaluation electronics
The new safety light barriers SLB 240 and SLB 440 are very compact and feature integrated evaluation electronics in accordance with the latest IEC 61496-1, -2 standard for safety devices which function without contact. The type 2 and type 4 version of the product family is designed without external safety evaluation and can be implemented directly in the safety circuit.

  • Compact construction with integrated safety-monitoring module
  • No additional evaluation necessary
  • Safe OSSD outputs to PLe
  • Automatic start or restart interlock
  • Sturdy metal enclosure with M12 connector or cable

DESATCO's Power Clamps
Exceptional clamping forces and holding capacity
DESTACO's Pneumatic Power Clamps   are utilized for positioning and holding product securely, while the pivot units are intended to be utilized to tip, dump and/or rotate parts and tooling to the work position. These power clamps have been designed with superior reliability, durability, longevity, and precision, and are specifically intended for harsh welding environments that demand superior clamping power.  
These toggle-action pneumatic clamps offer exceptional clamping forces and holding capacities, far greater than clamps of a similar size. 

  • Manual Power Clamps
  • Pneumatic Power Clamps
  • Hook Pin Clamps
  • Pivot Units
  • Pin Packages