Software for Machine and Plant Documentation
When it was launched in 1990, SPS took place in Sindelfingen. It was a trade show and accompanying congress with a total of 63 exhibitors and 3,420 visitors. Five of the companies that exhibited at the very first show are this year also celebrating their 30th anniversary as exhibitors at the event: Beijer Electronics, Hüthig, M&M Software, Pilz and Yaskawa (formerly VIPA).
The move to Nuremberg in 1997 gave the SPS room to grow, all at once expanding from an exhibition hall in Sindelfingen to three halls in Nuremberg. This change of location also attracted some new exhibitors from around the Nuremberg area.
For many exhibitors, SPS has become something of a tradition: “The SPS has always been a trade show of the highest order and, for the past 25 years, the last week before Advent has become a fixed date in my calendar. As an adoptive Nuremberger, I was naturally delighted when the SPS moved here from Sindelfingen, and I started entertaining the Beckhoff booth team at our home on the Monday evening before the Show. Unfortunately, our living room could not keep up with the growth of the show (or that of Beckhoff), so this mini-tradition was pretty short-lived...,” muses Martin Rostan, Head of Technology Marketing at the Beckhoff branch office in Nuremberg.
Nor was it only the move to Nuremberg that prompted a growth spurt; over the years, the trade show has continued to grow and expand. While the exhibition space has increased from 3,500 m² to 136,000 m² since 1990, many exhibitors have themselves seen significant growth: “SEW-Eurodrive has been a regular exhibitor at the SPS since 1996. Originally starting out with a small component booth of around 50 m², SEW-Eurodrive has grown with the trade show. This year, we will be showcasing practical solutions, ranging from smart components and intelligent machine automation through to digital cloud applications, on 1,620 m² of exhibition space. For us, SPS - Smart Product Solutions remains the most important trade show for industrial automation,” sums up Heiko Füller, Head of Market Management at SEW-EURODRIVE.
Today, SPS is the platform for smart and digital automation. It offers a meeting place for expert visitors and exhibitors with a focus on practical, intelligent solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. In Nuremberg, exhibitors will be showcasing their existing product ranges as well as their very latest product innovations, giving the visitors a comprehensive picture of the market. Something that is greatly valued by the exhibitors who have been returning to the SPS for many years:
“I have only good things to say about the SPS—it offers the ideal environment for exhibitors to showcase their products and the perfect opportunity for customers to research products and services.” Matthias Schagginger, Product Line Manager, Bachmann electronic GmbH (exhibitor since 1991):
“For me, SPS is the technology show par excellence; a trade show where innovation comes first and where expert discussions with specialists and customers play a very special role. It takes you right to the heart of the technology—that’s a valuable exchange.”
Susanne Kunschert, Managing Partner Pilz GmbH & Co. KG (exhibitor since 1990).
“The SPS trade show is an integral part of the annual calendar for Wöhrle Stromversorgungssysteme GmbH and it is great that the show has become such an important event where we can meet and share with our customers and new prospective customers. Like in 2019, we always use the show as the market launch event for our new energy supply innovations. Wöhrle was founded in 1986—and we have been exhibiting at SPS for 27 years now. During this time, we have grown together with the SPS and, like the SPS trade show, have gained a firm foothold in the industry. We look forward to continuing this journey together with the SPS!” Dietmar Ruscher, Technical Director of Wöhrle Stromversorgungssysteme GmbH (exhibitor since 1991).
For more information about SPS, automation and the industry, as well as interesting milestones, see the website sps-exhibition.com.
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With the change of name and brand, SPS wants to stress on its focus on smart and digital automation – from simple sensors to intelligent solutions, from what is feasible today to the vision of a fully digitalized industrial world.
Practical solutions are exhibited to help industrial players find innovative answers to their current needs in specific business areas. With the participation of highly qualified exhibitors and visitors, an exchange on equal terms is facilitated. That's why SPS is still one of the most successful trade shows in Europe since its launch in 1990.
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Come visit IEN Europe at Hall 3, Booth 549!
Open API interfaces such as TIA Portal Openness were implemented to enable automated engineering and significantly simplify data exchange during operation. An ODK (Open Develoment Kit) and an OpenPipe interface are available. WinCC Unified Runtime can be accessed through all Internet browsers without the installation of separate plug-ins. Furthermore, components created once can be re-used on all platforms, whether on the operator panel, on the PC or as apps in the Cloud and Edge environments.
Visit Siemens at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 11, Booth 100
Otto Ganter expanded its portfolio of levelling feet, improving upon the stability and the service life of their components, at the same time enhancing their capacity to security accept loads. These levelling feet are adjustable and can withstand harsh working conditions in industrial applications.
The GN 445 / GN 445.5 models feature a spindle, either made of steel or non-rusting stainless steel, that ends in a ball, allowing freedom of movement of the foot and the compensation of uneven terrain between ground and machines. Moreover, the droplet-shaped foot support is crafted of fiber-reinforced polyamide to ensure resistance.
Visit Otto Ganter at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 8, Booth 401
Enemac released the metal bellows coupling type EWM to help the designer in its concept and the assemblyman in its work. The EWM is made of two parts. The first part has a longer side made of an aluminum hub that is connected to stainless steel bellows. A centering collar with tapered groove indicated is located at the free end of the bellows. The shorter side includes the second aluminum hub and a conical lug. The collar guarantees precise alignments of the two hub halves.
In case of serial application, the assembly can also be simplified by using a fitted ring. The coupling can be plugged before the installation of the engine on the engine, then it gets “moved together” later. Moreover, in case the hub and the keyway are not immediately consolidated, the hub will not be deformed but the bellows (elastic) will be pressed around several mm. The coupling can be simply extracted. It is available in 9 different sizes from 10 Nm to 600 Nm. It delivers an axial offset compensation between 0.5 and 0.8 mm, and a lateral offset compensation between 0.15 mm and 0.20 mm. The aluminum-anodized all-metal design can be used in a temperature range between -40°C and +300°C.
Norelem developed duplex and triplex roller chains, in conformity with the DIN ISO 606 European design, and their matching chain links for every size. The higher performance of duplex and triplex roller chains – respectively 1.75 times and 2.5 times better than a single chain – makes them suitable for the taxing requirements of industrial applications in fields such as material handling, packaging equipment, and agricultural machinery.
Norelem’s roller chains are optimized for ideal power transmission in various conditions, be it uniform, non-uniform, or impulse operating. With a pitch that ranges between 8 mm to 11/2 inches, they are made from steel and can be used in both electric and internal combustion engine drives.
Marechal Electric developed a detachable switch-disconnector, offering three products (switch, isolator and socket outlet in one unified design). The innovative EVO design positively and visually indicates the position of the contacts: the detachable breaking ensures ease of operability and safety for users.
The EVO switch-connector connects up to 6 poles and, since it is highly resistant, it is suitable for frequent switching of mixed resistive and inductive circuits. Moreover, its automatic IP66/IP67 sealing in the ON and OFF positions makes it ideal for hash industrial environments.
Visit Marechal at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 10.0, Booth 322
Novotechnik developed the TF1 line, a new series of absolute position transducers designed for measuring highly dynamic positioning thanks to their inductive principle and touches position detection.
Novotechnik offers various options to fit the requirements of every industrial application. In the measuring range of 1000 mm, four different types of interfaces are available (analog, SSI, CANopen, IO-Link) and they are all characterized by an IP67 protection class. They can be operated in a temperature range between -40°C and at least +75°C, with some models operating until +85°C.
Visit Novotechnik at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4A, Booth 125
To accelerate and make more cost-effective the assembly and wiring of control cabinets, CadCabel supplies prefabricated wire bundles in either round or sequences bundles.
Moreover, CadCabel employs its own Transfer software as an alternative to on-site assembly. This allows consumers to submit engineering data online and have customized cables manufactured.
CadCabel’s products are highly customizable: each wire is cut to the exact length required, fitted for the terminal, and then printed with its retaining information. The bundles are, thus, labelled including all the information needed for their installation.
Visit CadCabel at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 6, Booth 231
Microprecision introduced a new range of microswitches MP83, for general purpose use. Versatile, these snap action switches are IP40 protected. They are complementary to the MP300 range of pre-cabled switches with IP67 protection. Economic, this range is designed to operate in temperatures from -60°C to +130°C. They are UL/EN certified with a power rating of 250VAC/16A, with a standard activation force of 0.8N. If required, a high force variant is available and allows the use of a telescopic actuator, with a pin or roller plunger. Both variants provide a wide choice of easy clip on lever actuators such as straight levers, roller levers, or simulated roller levers.
The switches’ operating force can be adapted through different clip positions for the levers. The switch works as a change-over circuit (SPDT) and can be connected using the 6.3 x 0.8 mm quick connect terminals. The MP83 fits numerous applications (transport, machinery, automation, appliances in the process industries, and more) thanks to its wide range of actuators. It is the right choice where no sealing protection is required and where the price is a dominant consideration.
Visit Microprecision at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 7A, Booth 600
The compact TFT display modules POS-RP (-PRO), POS-4K-PRO, and POS-IQ-PRO from Distec are made for the Internet of Things. In order to meet the requirements of professional applications in harsh environments, they have developed their IoT CompactPanels. Their plug-and-play TFT display solutions are installed in a milled aluminum front frame with a stainless-steel chassis and provide front-side IP65 protection against dust and water jets.
They are controlled by the Raspberry Pi based Artista IoT TFT controller with the latest module CM3 or CM3 +. The TFT controller Prisma-4k operates the high-resolution TFT displays on the POS-4K-PRO series. Moreover, the POS-IQ-PRO Panel PCs are based on an Intel x86 CPU (latest Pentium generation) and provide an input voltage range from 9 to 36 volts. Last, the units are available in sizes of 7, 10.1, 12.5, and 15.6 inches.
Visit Distec at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 8, Booth 121
Janitza developed the Active Harmonic Filters (AHF for 3-/4- lead connection), designed for situations where dynamic compensation of harmonic currents and inductive and capacitative reactive power components are required. Moreover, the AHF balance circuits with asymmetrical loads with a 3-level topology and high clock frequency and automatically detects resonance (FFT).
The AHF are easily integrated into existing low-voltage networks and adapted to modified network and load conditions thanks to their modularity. The compensation rate for each harmonic and of the neutral conductor current can be configured individually and modified during the operation.
Visit Janitza at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 7A, Booth 501
At the SPS show, Schildknecht will showcase its Dataeagle X-treme IO 2730. The goal is to replace cables with radio links. This wireless IO system is based on Bluetooth Low Energy. It has been developed for system optimization in process technology. Since analog and digital IO signals are easy transmitted by radio, the Dataeagle X-treme IO 2730 works as a cable substitute.
Its plug and play technology make the installation done easier and the maintenance effort is reduced. It is optionally equipped with 4 or 8 M12 ports. The connections are respectively configured as DI or DO and accordingly AI or AO and send digital or analog signals by radio (Bluetooth Low Energy). Moreover, IP67 protected, it comprises an integrated antenna and the wireless range is of up to 70 m.
Visit Schildknecht at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 10.0, Booth 425
Lika Electronic offers a range of Profinet certified absolute encoders with Ethernet-based interfaces. Lika Electronic’s encoders are fully compliant with the Encoder Profile Specifications v4.1 version 3.162 and support RT real-time transmission mode as well as the IRT isochronous real-time mode.
The encoders a blend and hollow shaft mechanical design with magnetic and high-resolution optimal operation. Various versions are available for every requirement: the EM series suits standard industrial applications, the HS series focuses on accuracy demands, while the HM series is a better fit for high-end applications.
Visit Lika at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4A, Booth 448
Sinadrives offers a wide range of drives and motion systems. Among these, the MLE 5 Linear Motor Stage series comes in five models with differing carriage lengths. The MLE 5 Linear Motor Stage series is highly accurate: the repeatability of the measuring systems is ± 1 μm and that of the linear unit is ± 5 μm
SINADRIVES allows for extensive customization and personalization: the MLE 5 is available in an open version, a side covered version, a completely closed version and different options for protection covers. Moreover, a cleanroom certified version and additional connector options also available for purchase.
Visit Sain Automation Solutions and Sinadrives s at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4, Booth 482
Eaton developed the NZM Series, a broad range of circuit breakers ideally designed for applications in panelbuilders and machinery OEMs. The NMZ is IEC, UL, CSA, and CCC certified. The NZM Series is compact and had four frame sizes with rating from 20A up to 1600A.
The NMZ Series is also available with thermal magnetic and electronic tripping technology. Discrete relay outputs are available for high load warnings at 70%, 100% and 120%.
Additionally, various accessories and multiple connections options are possible. Amongst them, the NMZ Series’ data logging capability allows for the monitoring of critical circuits without the need for additional hardware.
Visit Eaton at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 9, Booth 371
Michael Koch developed the Dynamic Storage-Manager, a solution that acts as a connection between the electric storage units and the DC-grid. Its consistent use improves efficiency and reduces costs, as the DSM 4.0 supports drives’ electronics, extends their service life and minimizes standstills and voltage dips. This also saves maintenance costs in the long run.
Measuring 340 x 102 x 187 mm and weighing in at 6.0 kg, the DSM 4.0 represents a compact and lightweight solution when continuous power supply for DC-grids needs to be ensured at a systemic level.
The DSM 4.0 is ideally suited for the following applications: the management of regen energy, the reduction of peak loads, the management of mains failures, and the enabling of grid-independent operation.
Visit Michael Koch at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4, Booth 218
Schaffner’s FN 6840 LCL filter has been specifically designed for Active Front End (AFE) Motor Drives and Active Infeed Converter (AIC) applications. As a mandatory interface between grid and AFE or AIC-systems, it helps improve the power quality on the grid side, while simultaneously reducing ripple currents and voltage distortions. Moreover, it attenuates effectively the switching frequency of the converter to the grid/line side.
With a nominal operating voltage of 3 x 380…480 VAC, the FN 6840 is compactly designed and contains all necessary LCL components in one package.
It can operate in a temperature range between -25°C and +50°C and it is characterized by an insulation class EIS 200.
Installation and connection are easy and intuitive.
Visit Schaffner at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4, Booth 580
Hansford Sensors offers a wide range of industrial accelerometers and vibration transmitters. All their products are manufactured to rigorous ISO quality standards and are suitable for demanding industrial applications.
Via the two-wire consultant current method of drive, the AC 100/mgV/g accelerometers can be used with all data collectors and online systems. There are multiple sensitivities of standards in the range beyond the standard 100mV/g: 10mV/g, 30 mV/g, 50 mV/g, 250mV/g, and 500mV/g.
A variety of additional cables in standard and intrinsically safe versions are also available from Hansford, so that customers can find the best suited for their application’s requirement.
Visit Hansford at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4A, Booth 265
FLUKE Networks released the DSX CableAnalyzer™ Series Copper Cable Certifier to test and certificate sister pair cabin for up to 40 Gigabit Ethernet deployment. It features an exclusive Versiv™ modular design that supports and accelerates copper certification, fiber optic loss, OTDR testing and fiber end-face inspection.
The DSX series is compliant with ANSI/TIA-1152-A level2G. Moreover, it supports the complete suits of Resistance Unbalance standards needed for Power over Ethernet – IEEE 802.3bt, ANSI/TIA/EIA-568, and the ISO/IEC 11801.
The entire process is made easy by FLUKE: the ProjX™ management tasks assists in the initial set up, the Taptive™ user interface facilitates data analysis, the LinkWare™ PC management software simplified test reports.
Visit Fluke Networks at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 5, Booth 210
In the last three decades, ELCAD by Aucotec has been a stable and versatile solution for the creation of electrotechnical documentation. Highly automated and customizable to standards, it has been used for documentation tasks in the electrical engineering sector. Operating with the latest Microsoft Windows version, it provides intelligent PDF files (but also other popular formats such as DWG) in which projects are summarized in a navigable way.
Due to its flexibility, ELCAD supports all current standards for the documentation of electrical engineering systems. The documentation provided comprises provision of such standard documentation relating to orders and projects as: cover page, circuit diagram, terminal block diagram, layout diagram, material lists and BOMs in the most diverse forms in the CAD system or Excel, wiring and connection lists as well as cable overview and cable assignment overviews. The new features are available in the datasheet.
Visit Aucotec at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 6, Booth 110
The Argos3D-P230 from Becom can be used for next generation sensor systems in various applications. It is a ToF depth sensor operating on the Time-of-Flight principle. This depth sensor can capture 3D information using IR illumination. Ethernet connected, it has a range of 3,5m indoors, a field of view of 80° and a size of 173 x 65 x 46 mm.
Can be used for next generation sensor systems in various applications
The protection class reaches IP65 and the speed connection is 10/100 Mbit/s (Fast Ethernet). Its small form factor and flush mount option combined with the ToF technology help this camera to be suited for people counting and security applications as well as kiosk systems.
Visit Becom at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 8, Booth 313
At SPS 2019, Cynergy3, now part of Sensata Technologies, showed its new wireless-based pressure transmitters and receivers. The transmitters are based on Cynergy3’s industrial grade IPS and low-range IPSL series of pressure sensors. They have a range of up to 750m and are able to communicate with either a single-channel receiver or, for multi-measurement systems, up to five-channel receivers. If the user’s system is more complex, free configuration software is available.
Moreover, each of the pressure sensors is easily paired to the compatible IWR family of single- or five-channel wireless receivers to provide the user with a plug-and-play solution for the pressure measurement applications. Furthermore, the exhibit will showcase the wide range of Sensata products engineered for industrial applications including level sensors, temperature sensors, wireless temperature transducers and the new ACW4/TCW4 hall effect sensors with I/O link.
Visit Cynergy3 at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 10.0, Booth 610
ReeR designed the SAFEGATE type 4 range of safety light curtains, electro-sensitive devices that create an intangible controlled area via light beams exchanged by an emitter and a receiver. This makes them the ideal solution for high-risk industrial applications
Reer offers a comprehensive range with various options characterized by different safety types, protected heights, distance between emitter and receiver, response time and resolution. In the Type 4, the muting functions can be configured through different hardware and software models. Moreover, they are highly integrated and connected to the access control barrier.
Visit ReeR at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 7A, Booth 544
TE Connectivity aims to bring 5G mobile communications technology to the rail industry in order to help transform riders’ experience. The new wideband MiMo rooftop antennas have been engineered for use in 5G communications on overground and underground trains, as well as metros, trams and buses. The different models incorporate one or two antenna elements for MiMo operation to provide a broad frequency response from 698MHz to 6000MHz. These antennas also fit legacy communications (2G/3G/4G), Wi-Fi, WiMax and GNSS (including GSMR). They meet the EN 45545-2 standard covering fire performance of materials and components for trains, as well as EN 50155, which covers various aspects of electronic equipment used in railway rolling stock.
IP69 protected, they can resist high-pressure water jets. DC-grounded antenna elements in the rooftop antennas deliver voltage protection in case of catenary line drop up to 40kA, 100ms. The antennas can be mounted on non-conductive surfaces thanks to an internal ground plate. Moreover, the ceiling-mountable circular onboard Wi-Fi antenna offers up to 4x4 MiMo Wi-Fi coverage. With a frequency response range from 2.4 to 2.5GHz and 4.9 to 6GHz, the antennas fit the IEEE 802.11ax standard. They provide data throughput four times faster than earlier antennas in congested environments, together with 40% higher peak data rates. With a low profile (height is 30 mm), they are supplied with flame retardant CS23 coax cables (EN45545 compliant), and their white radome is also flame retardant.
Visit TE Connectivity at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 10.0, Booth 440/452
Sabo’s master terminals meet the requirements for controlling and regulating complex systems. Programmed in Codesys according to IEC 61131-3, the master terminals of the PLM 800 system family combine powerful ARM Cortex-A9 i. MX6 Quad 4 x 800 MHz processors and state-of-the art touch screens for target visualization. The master terminals offer different screen sizes and a front panel with decorative foil, partial glass with decorative foil strips or full glass (depending on the system version).
Engineered for Industry 4.0 applications, they realize communication via various interface standards of automation and building technology as well as modern web technology. For I/O extension, the master terminals can be equipped on the back with several modules’ extensions connected via CAN bus. The extensions offer a configuration of up to 54 I/Os. A later 5G integration is planned.
Visit Sabo at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 7, Booth 120
NXP Semiconductors introduced the Layerscape LS1028A industrial applications processor. Including a TSN-enabled Ethernet switch and Ethernet controllers to support converged IT and OT networks, this SoC comes with two powerful 64-bit Arm v8 cores. These support real-time processing for industrial control, as well as virtual machines for edge computing in the IoT. Moreover, the integrated GPU and LCD controller enable HMI systems with next-generation interfaces.
The LS1028A can implement trusted platforms using features provided by Trust Architecture such as secure boot, secure key storage, and tamper detection. The Security Engine (SEC) delivers cryptographic acceleration for encrypted Ethernet communication and disk storage. It also offloads public/private key transactions with support for elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC). Furthermore, the LS1028A family of SoCs can operate continuously in temperatures between -40°C and +105°C.
Visit NXP Semiconductors at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 10.1, Booth 229
Dina released a safety gear unit called the DN3PD1. It is a user-friendly solution with different inputs and outputs available to fill field the safety category till PLe according to EN ISO 13849-1 respectively SIL 3 according EN 61508. The switching status display is available using semi-conductor outputs and two-colored LED.
The DN3PD1 has a 22.5 mm housing width. It has 2 terminals to connect the power supply, 3 measuring terminals to connect the motor phases (≤ 3 x 690V AC) to L1, L2 and L3, 1 quit input to reset the function after an error, 2 contact outputs for safe disconnection of the power and 2 semi-conductor outputs to transmit the switching status to a higher CNC (O1, O2) functionality. The installation on a 35mm DIN rail is made possible according to EN 60715.
Visit Dina at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 9, Booth 550
Gemoteg supplies a wide range of motors solutions and, amongst them, the ATEX motors are designed to specifically comply to the European Directive ATEX 94/9/CE and its standards. Since they are explosion-proof, they fit applications in petrochemistry, ventilation technology and fire-fighting equipment as well as construction.
ATEX motors are available in size IEC56 to IEC315 and in a power range from 0.06 up to 200 kW.
They are certified according to ISO 9001. Ideally suited for explosive environments, they are optimized for usage in Zone 1 and 2.
Visit Gemoteg at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4, Booth 201
The Liquiphant FTL51B popular switch from Endress+Hauser is now Industry 4.0-ready. This new generation includes the Endress+Hauser’s Heartbeat technology. It can communicate with smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth. Compliant with IEC 61508, the new Liquiphant is also suitable for use in SIL2 and SIL3 applications.
The information collected can be analyzed in the Netilion IIoT cloud. Thus, plant operators obtain valid information which can be used for process optimization such as predictive maintenance and can increase the availability of their systems.
Visit Endress+Hauser at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4A, Booth 135
Bauer Gear Motor supplies an innovative geared motor range called HiflexDRIVE. Compact and flexible, this modular system makes solutions easier for all drive tasks in the food and beverage industry. The geared motors are suited for all areas in conveyor technology, especially where a long-life cycle, the ease of servicing and efficiency are critical.
With efficiency classes from IE1 to IE4, the drives are optimized for partial load condition according to EN 50598-2 and following standard IEC 61800-9-2. The combination of the HiflexDRIVE gearboxes and permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM) makes the PMSM design superior at converting electrical energy into mechanical power, but also maintains constant speed independently of the load.
Visit Bauer Gear Motor at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 3, Booth 270
Camozzi provides the series DRCS, which refers to compact and optimized one-size drives that have been specially configured for small and medium-sized Camozzi stepper motors. They can control stepper motors with two-phase and micro-stepping feed. Moreover, they are able to calculate the normal resonance frequency of the motors and optimize their driving. Through the use of micro-stepping control (up to 1/128 steps), the drive is enabled to almost replicate a sinusoidal current while significantly reducing the natural resonance of the motor itself.
The setup of a table of 256 commands is made possible thanks to the availability of eight inputs. In each command (can be absolute or relative) it is possible to set position, speed, acceleration and deceleration. The step and direction commands allow to control the drive in frequency mode. The frequency defines the speed, while the number of steps define the position. The drives operate with an innovative system that takes advantage of near field communication (NFC) technology for Industry 4.0 purposes.
Visit Camozzi at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 4, Booth 360
Danfoss accompanies customers throughout the entire supply chain thanks to its comprehensive portfolio of DrivePro® services. All services are customized to the individual customer’s requirements and always accessible, even remotely.
Implementing them in operations proves to add value by boosting efficiency and production predicability.
The DrivePro® Life Cycle range includes: DrivePro® Start-up, DrivePro® Extended Warranty, DrivePro® Remote Monitoring, DrivePro® Remote Expert Support, DrivePro® Preventive Maintenance, DrivePro® Upgrade, DrivePro® Exchange, DrivePro® Spare Parts, DrivePro® Retrofit.
Visit Danfoss at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 3A, Booth 430
Peakboard’s homonymous Peakboard is a SAP-certified smart solution for aggregating data from different sources such as machines, sensors and ERP systems and visualizing it on real time on a unified dashboard. This facilitates internal communication between operators and machines, increasing efficiency in both production and logistics.
The Peakboard-Box is comprised of a single board encased by an aluminum heat-dissipating housing. With an Intel Cherry Trail Z8350 Quad Core Processor, the Peakboard is operated with the Windows 10 IoT Core Microsoft operating systems, further adaptable to fit consumers’ requirements.
Visit Peakboard at SPS Smart Production Solutions Hall 6, Booth 443
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