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Registrations open for PTDA Canadian Conference

The Power Transmission Distributors Association is hosting its Canadian Conference from June 7 to 9 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Montreal, Que. Registrations are currently open.

Solve Industrial Motion announces acquisition of SST Bearing Corporation

Solve Industrial Motion Group (Solve) recently announced the acquisition of SST Bearing Corporation (SST Bearings). SST Bearings is a global supplier and manufacturer of bearings and power transmission components.

Omron Automation announces new R&D centre for innovations in advanced motion

Omron Automation Americas has announced the opening of its new Omron Advanced Motion Research and Development Center. Through this centre, Omron offers industrial motion control solutions to customers to address computationally and complexly demanding applications.
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The world’s smallest, most precise six-axis industrial robot arm

Unlike most other industrial robots, the Meca500 is a plug-and-work automation component. This robot is a slave component rather than a master, which makes it very easy to integrate via any computer or PLC. The Meca500 doesn’t require any training courses, software installations, or additional option purchases. All major programming languages (C, C++, Python, LabView, etc.) that can handle TCP/IP socket programming can be used. » Learn more

Communicating control: What are Ethernet-enabled integrated motors?

How industrial Ethernet-enabled integrated motors facilitate data transfer to the PLC. » Read more
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New Meca500 EtherCat Master Controller Kit

The Meca500 EtherCat Master Controller Kit is a pre-configured kit that contains everything you need to get a Meca500 6-axis industrial robot commissioned right out the box. It is the perfect solution for pick & place and robotic assembly applications requiring precise & repeatable positioning. The Kit includes PLC code examples that will greatly speed up the development of your project. » Learn more

Why choose a six-axis robot arm over a custom multi-axis system?

While it may seem counter-intuitive, there are instances where it makes sense to use an off-the-shelf 6-axis robot arm instead of having a system designed because you only require three or four degrees of freedom. » More info

Mecademic Robotics releases new firmware for its Meca500 robot

Mecademic is pleased to release firmware version 8.4 for its Meca500 industrial robotic arm. Mecademic's firmware releases are provided free of charge, along with complimentary technical support. » More info

ISA Calgary

Date: May 11-12, 2022
Location: Calgary, AB
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Webinar: Cobots, Labour and Manufacturing

Date: May 18, 2022
Location: Online
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Date: June 1-2, 2022
Location: Ottawa, ON
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PTDA Canadian Conference

Date: June 7-9, 2022
Location: Montreal, QC
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