Achieving machinery functional safety according to IEC 61508, ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 This paper discusses functional safety in machinery, according to the relevant industry standards such as IEC 61508, ISO 13849 and IEC 62061. Unlike standards such as ISO 26262 (automotive) or EN 50128 (railways), which stand clearly as well- ccepted references for specific applications, machinery projects can refer to two distinct type B guidelines – ISO 13849 and IEC 62061.
DAQ in harsh environments HBM has developed three new modules which to make its SomatXR data acquisition system more powerful and flexible. The SomatXR data acquisition system provides a web interface for simple operation without any software installation, which allows for convenient channel parameterisation, monitoring of measurement jobs and visualisation of measured data far away from the measurement point. Specifically developed for use in harsh environments, the latest additions to the HBM range includes the MX840B-R and SomatXR MX411B-R amplifiers and the SomatXR MX471B-R CAN module.
Industry 4.0 training rigs at the Manufacturing Technology Centre A modular hydraulic, pneumatic and mechatronic training rig will be installed by Bosch Rexroth in December at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in the UK. It will allow students and lecturers to recreate and model real-world applications.
Amway is a global manufacturer of nutrition, beauty, and home products and one of the world’s largest direct selling businesses, and the new KBA press meets the high expectations of Amway by increasing the company’s packaging output for its family of brands as well as creating eye-catching designs for its popular products.
Schwarzkopf and Henkel has developed a new 250-mL shampoo bottle that cleanly separates itself on today’s crowded store shelves.
ExxonMobil Chemical extends Vistamaxx polymers portfolio with a new high melt flow grade for enhanced processing. Source: Packaging World – Packaging news, trends & innovations More…
Agency announces genetically engineered salmon is safe, drawing a CFS lawsuit. Salmon will be regulated under new animal drug provisions.
This free white paper gives further information on packaging solutions provided by Carpentier, including carton formers and closers, traypackers and topload systems. Source: Packaging Gateway-Updates More…
LifeSaver makes medication readily available for emergency situations. Source: Packaging World – Packaging news, trends & innovations More…
Automation Conference & Expo 2016 in Chicago to explore leading-edge automation technologies.
Oerlikon Continues to Streamline Its Portfolio and Signed an Agreement to Sell Its Vacuum Segment to Atlas Copco
Oerlikon today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its Leybold Vacuum business to Atlas Copco. The transaction is based on an enterprise value of CHF 525 million and is expected to..
Pfizer and Allergan are in the final stages of merger discussions, according to CNBC sources, with an announcement expected the Monday after Thanksgiving.
During his keynote speech at the Embedded/IoT Technology conference, Ken Sakamura, creator of TRON, Japan’s home-grown RTOS, blasted Japanese embedded designers for their inability to lead the Internet of Things on the world stage. Source: EBN: More…
The SP3HSL series improves line efficiency in shrink-sleeve packaging operations. Source: Healthcare Packaging: News, trends and analysis of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and nutraceuticals More..
UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain’s 2015 survey results show progress in product security and adapting to regulatory changes. Source: Healthcare Packaging: News, trends and analysis of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and nutraceuticals More…