Martin Kurz

16 posts

Sensor solutions for lab equipment

Lab equipment assists diagnostic activities. It often consists of high tech systems which use a variety of components. Manufacturers of equipment often qualify standard sensors (“catalogue goods”) or modifications of standard sensors as component purchasing within a defined supplier management.

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Intralogistics in Metalworking

In order to increase the utilization and overall system effectiveness of machine tools, the production engineers plan automation solutions for the automatic loading and unloading of workpieces in the CNC machining center or the CNC lathe. Machine tool builders offer appropriate automation equipment as an option when purchasing new machines.

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Process control in metalforming and stamping

In Metalworking a significant part of the products are realized by forming and stamping processes, especially for series applications. The monitoring technology for press control has achieved a remarkable progress within the last years.

Optimized cycle rates lead to increased productivity and output. At the same time, there is a rising risk of asset damage, especially if unexpected errors occur. Automated protection of the tools and dies helps to increase OEE. Sensors for process monitoring are key elements.

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