Seco Tools has expanded its family of Duratomic-technology-based TP grades to include TP3501, a grade that provides optimal application security. The new grade is ideal for steel turning applications that involve heavy interruptions, less stable machines, small internal features or weak setups due to part size or shape.
Seco Tools, a leading global provider of metal cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking and toolholding, recently launched its new global website, www.secotools.com, to guide manufacturers to metal cutting solutions. The new secotools.com helps customers improve productivity and navigate complex metalworking processes with access to robust product and technical information, best-in-the-industry resources and support in one centralised location.
“At Seco, we understand that in today’s competitive marketplace, manufacturers need fast and reliable solutions to their complex metalworking challenges,” said Lars Bergstrom, CEO of Seco Tools. “The new secotools.com makes it easier for our customers to find the products and support they need to increase productivity.”
Industrial Ethernet and Wireless growth is accelerated by the increasing need for industrial devices to get connected and the Industrial Internet of Things. This is the main finding of HMS Industrial Networks’ annual study of the industrial network market. Industrial Ethernet now accounts for 46% of the market (38 last year). Wireless technologies are also coming on strong, now at 6% (4) market share. Combined, industrial Ethernet and Wireless now account for 52% of the market, while fieldbuses are at 48%.
HMS Industrial Networks now extends the Anybus® CompactCom™ 40-series family with a new version which enables any automation device to communicate on CC-Link IE Field. This means that HMS now offers both embedded and stand-alone gateway solutions for any CC-Link-related communication issue, including CC-Link IE Field.
As of October 3rd, HMS Industrial Networks will offer the Netbiter Remote Management solution under the newly acquired brand name eWON®. Alongside eWON Cosy and Flexy, Netbiter will be one of the three main product lines within the eWON Remote Solutions offering.
The new Hengstler ACURO® AX73 is a class-leading optical encoder offering attributes such as ease of installation, high precision and compact dimensions. In addition, the introduction of the AX73 completes the company’s comprehensive family of ATEX-rated absolute rotary encoders, both optical and magnetic. Equipment designers now have an unprecedented choice for a host of hazardous environment components.
HMS Industrial Networks now introduces The Anybus Wireless Bolt — a wireless access point designed to be mounted on a machine or cabinet to give it wireless access via WLAN, Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy. This access makes it possible to do configuration via a regular tablet or smartphone or connect to a cloud service, realizing Industrial IoT.