Biotechnology

Actril™ & Minncare™ Cold Sterilant

Concerned about COVID-19 Coronavirus? Cantel recently had a third-party laboratory verify the efficacy of its Actril™ and Minncare™ Cold Sterilant on hard, non-porous surfaces. The test demonstrated a complete inactivation of the 229E human coronavirus strain in 5 minutes at room temperature when used according to label instructions.

The Motion Control Show, Episode 20: Do I need feedback?

I have a question for you:  Do you embrace linear encoders?  Or do you avoid them whenever possible?  Or are you wondering what a linear encoder even is?  After all this sizing and selecting of mechanics, and even designing your own mechanics, you might be considering putting a feedback device on there and whether you should or not.

The Motion Control Show, Episode 19: What do I need to know to select mechanics?

LOSTPED is an acronym where LOSTPED stands for Load, Orientation, Speed, Travel, Precision, Environment and Duty Cycle.  But, what does it REALLY mean?

Omron FLOW Core Software for LD Series Mobile Robot

Designed to boost the capabilities of LD Series mobile robots and improve fleet management, Omron’s Fleet Operations Workspace (FLOW) Core software package simplifies integration, supports flexibility and maximizes reliability for this innovative platform.

 Omron's MicroHAWK V Series

Omron’s MicroHAWK platform combines code reading and inspection tasks into a single device, significantly lowering hardware costs and minimizing the amount of work needed for wiring and maintenance.

ATX West — See Industry 4.0 in Real Life

Are you implementing automation at your company? Do you need technical education and expert advice to make major business decisions? Whether you're an engineer working in aerospace, a C-suite executive in manufacturing, or any other type of professional looking for solutions to streamline operations, the Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West will give you the education and connections needed to make the right choices for your projects or business.

Join Valin at ATX West in February

Please join us February 11 - 13 in Anaheim, CA for the Automation Technology Tradeshow, ATX West. Valin will be exhibiting at the show where you will get to see the latest technology.

Parker OFAS Oil Free Air System

Compressed air contamination problems can be simply avoided by installing a Parker Zander OFAS HL Oil Free Air System fitted (including OIL-X filtration). The fully integrated heatless compressed air dryer and filtration packages are suitable for use with any compressor type. Learn more.

Submitted by Corey Foster || Valin Corporation
The Motion Control Show, Episode 18: End of Travel and Home Sensors vs Absolute Encoders

A common topic when putting together a motion control system and a gantry is whether to use end-of-travel limit switches, home sensors or absolute encoders. This really depends upon the application. So, let's talk about the pros and cons.

Submitted by Ray Marquiss || Valin Corporation
IAI Table Top Robot

Automation of product testing with IAI hardware and EtherNet/IP communication successfully eliminates monotonous manual labor and human error.