Technical Associate program
2019-12-05 Staccato Technologies, a Swedish valve producer and newly appointed Kvaser Technical Associate, has chosen Kvaser Leaf Light CAN-to-USB interfaces to package with a product for fine pneumatic actuator control.
2019-11-25 Maxon (Switzerland) shows on the SPS tradeshow a drive dedicated for industrial and logistics applications.
With integrated motors
2019-11-22 Since 2001, Schneider Electric Motion has sold more than one million of its Mdrive devices, optionally equipped with CANopen interfaces.
For battery-powered equipment
2019-11-14 Recom’s (Austria) input voltage switching regulator R-78HE is suitable for industrial 48-V battery-powered equipment. The product can be connected to a CAN network.
2019-11-14 Finepower (Germany) has launched a GaN-based (Gallium Nitride) charger. The 3-kW product measures 210 mm x 50 mm x 60 mm without housing.
2019-11-13 Halstrup-Walcher is part of the SPS 2019 fair in Nuremberg, Germany. They show its PSD direct drives which are available with CANopen and other interfaces.
2019-10-30 Applied Motion Products introduced the SSDC series of its Stepservo drives. They offer more digital inputs and outputs (I/O) than its integrated motor counterparts, such as secondary encoder inputs for dual position-loop control.
Drilling, cutting, engraving, and more
2019-10-23 The Coherent Powerline C is a CO2 laser-based sub-system which uses CAN for communication. It is suitable for precision drilling, cutting, scribing, structuring, marking, and engraving of a wide range of materials.
2019-10-16 Bucher Hydraulics' digital hydraulic elevator wins “Zuger” innovation award. As part of digitization, the iValve is the world's first elevator hydraulic valve to be equipped with a CAN communication interface.
2019-10-15 Kelly (China) produces the KLS8080I/IPS motor controllers and motors for light electric vehicles (LEV). Such LEVs include e-motorcycles, e-scooters, golf carts, and go-carts, for example.
Connecting to PLC or HMI
2019-10-07 JVL introduced a slim captive, non captive, external nut integrated linear stepper motor. CANopen provides the MIL stepper motors connections to a PLC or HMI.
2019-09-30 Maxon has teamed up with Aarios, Interbike, and Duesenspeed to develop a complete series of e-bike devices. This includes drives, batteries, HMIs, and hot controllers.
Inter Airport Europe
2019-09-26 From 08 to 11 October 2019, Nord Drivesystems exhibits at Inter Airport Europe in Munich, Germany. They show their CANopen-based frequency inverters.
2019-09-25 Fenton’s Abilitrax platform uses the J1939-connectable Electrak HD linear actuators. This gives upfitters more flexilibity in locating access ramps.
2019-09-25 Tox Pressotechnik has launched its electric drive product range, which is optionally equipped with CANopen interfaces.
2019-09-23 Elmo has previewed the Platinum Bee single-axis controller at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) tradeshow in London (UK).
2019-09-16 Applied Motion Products offers CANopen Stepservo closed loop integrated motors for closed loop servo control of position, velocity, and torque. This results in higher acceleration rates and faster machine cycles in food and beverage applications.
Synchronous servo drive
2019-09-11 Engel Elektroantriebe (Germany) has launched the HFI series of integrated servo drives.
Battery management system
2019-09-11 Delta-Q has announced its entry into mid-range power charging through its stackable charging software.