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Automation, Inc. Team
Machine Vision Application Engineers

Automation, Inc. offers a variety of services to our customers, and an important part of this is our team of machine vision application engineers.  They use expertise and hardware to provide proof of concept and feasibility studies for new vision applications.

If you have a vision project or want to learn more, the best place to start is by contacting your sales person. Once information is gathered, they will bring in the appropriate engineering resource.  

Learn about what our application engineers have to offer

Automation, Inc. Machine Vision Lab
New Technology Seminars
The Latest in Machine Vision, Collaborative Robots and Mobile Industrial Robot Technology

June 21st - Coralville, IA - REGISTER

July 11th - LaVista, NE - REGISTER

  • Introducing the Cognex In-Sight Laser Profiler

  • Cognex In-Sight 7000 Gen II Vision System

  • Mobile Industrial Robots automating in-house logistics and transportation

  • Sawyer, collaborative robot that can work side-by-side with human operators
Safety Regulators
For fluid, compressed air and pneumatic systems

Extend the service life of pneumatic tools and fluid systems by providing exact and consistent pressure.  All safety regulators are non-adjustable and pre-set for safety

CartReg® pre-set pneumatic regulator for blow guns

EcoReg® drinking water safe and NSF61 compliant

FluidReg® inline, non-adjustable regulator for fluids and natural gases

HoseGuard® effective protection in the event of broken compressed air hose or pipe

SaveAir® supplies a constant and exact outlet pressure regardless of input fluctuations

ToolReg® exact pressure to pneumatic tools and blow guns with secondary pressure relief

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Download Parker Automation Manager (PAM) 1.3.0 for FREE

You don't need any hardware to get started, try it out in simulation mode

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division North America is pleased to announce the release of Parker Automation Manager (PAM) 1.3. This update significantly expands Parker Automation Controller (PAC) features and functionality, allowing users to integrate complex robotics into their machine controller in an easy-to-use, graphical environment.

While the PAC is Parker’s all-in-one machine controls solution that combines PLC, HMI, and motion control  functionality into a single device, PAM is the single integrated development environment (IDE) used to program it.

Download PAM 1.3.0 FREE  - No annual support fees, No software licensing fees with each hardware purchase, No programming software licensing fees!
Mitsubishi FR-D700 Series Micro Drives
Small, cost-effective, reliable
FR-D700 is Mitsubishi Electric’s class-leading range of micro drives. Suitable for a wide variety of general purpose motor speed control applications, the FR-D700 was built from the ground up using custom components and has earned an enviable reputation for durability and dependability in adverse environments.
  • Highly compact design
  • 5 Year warranty
  • Safety drive capability eliminates the need for an extra contactor
  • Built-in Modbus RTU communications
  • 60:1 speed range provides fast acceleration of high inertia loads
  • Built-in dynamic braking circuit
  • 150% overload capability 

FR-D700 Product Overview

Monocarrier™ Quick Ship Program
Save time on design, installation, and now delivery

The Monocarrier MCM Series is a pre-assembled, all-in-one linear actuator that saves design and installation time.  Now selected sizes of the MCM Series are available within a four-week lead time under the Quick Ship Program. 

The MCM Series features a compact, lightweight design that integrates ball screw, linear guide and bearing support units into one structure.  Equipped with NSK’s K1™ Lubrication Unit, this all-in-one structure reduces design and installation time in addition to providing maintenance-free operation. 

Tailored for customers interested in purchasing smaller volumes for quick turnaround needs, the Quick Ship Program is optimal solution for customers still in prototype phase.

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