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The MS9 with 1-in. ports is the latest addition to the MS Series of air-preparation components. The modular units include pressure regulators, on/off and soft-start valves, filters, dryers, and lubricators, as well as modules with integrated sensors for remote adjustability and monitoring.
New compact standard grippers: without interfering edges for minimum space requirement
The VZWP is one of a number of new Festo process solutions that now gives customers a one-stop-shop for Festo high productivity and quality automated systems. Festo’s process offerings also include ball, butterfly, and gate valves, and associated automated controls.
The SMT-8M-A delivers high reliability in many cylinder switch applications.
Festo proximity sensors SMT-/SME-10M are applicable to a wide range of drive units and offer a new dimension of reliability and cost effectiveness. The long cylinder-style sensors detect the position of magnets fitted to pneumatic drives.
When functionality and economics are important criteria in applications exposed to harsh cleaning detergents or in aggressive environments, the NPQP fitting series delivers a viable solution. These fittings are suitable to connect with flexible plastic tubing for a variety of pneumatic applications in such industries as food and beverage, packaging, bio-pharmaceutical, and process.
The Festo FAST™ program, which covers thousands of products, reduces inventory costs and shrinks time-to-market for prototypes and production equipment.
The VS is distinguished by its outstanding price/performance ratio, exceptional diversity, modern design, as well as robust and durable quality. Valves today require no limits with regard to performance data, proven technologies and materials, with a comprehensive range of accessories, numerous mounting options and easy operations
Festo’s new ball screw axes with recirculating ball bearing guide EGSK and EGSP put the focus on precision, repetition accuracy, compact dimensions, and rigidity.
The electric toothed belt axis ELGA-TB-G from Festo enables design engineers to dispense with time-consuming in-house solutions and concentrate fully on their core activities. This speeds up the design process, and saves time and money.
The PowerGripper is modelled on the complex kinematics of the bird's beak. In mechanical terms, this is known as Watt's linkage. In the PowerGripper project, the developers implemented this bionic principle using the DMSP-5 Fluidic Muscle from Festo and combined it with the production technique of metal laser sintering.
The VUVG is setting a new benchmark for solenoid valves. It makes applications easier and less expensive. Its small footprint with its high flow rate to small size ratio makes it the best in its class. And of course it is easy to order, install and commission. In other words, you couldn't choose a better valve.
The DRVS provides powerful rotation in a compact and lightweight package. The innovative SRBS sensing module is simple to install and enables fast and reliable teaching of the switching points. The housing and output shafts are sealed to protect from contamination in harsh environments.
Introducing the Festo FAST Mobile App! The new app gives you quick and easy access to our FAST catalog, featuring a complete line of automation components. Create your own wish list for future purchases. The Mobile App is also your on-the-go solution for tracking and managing product orders. Download the app today!
Optimized Motion Series is a low-cost system with optimized performance. A package that makes moving and positioning easier than ever. It comprises a mechanical system with permanently mounted motor and drive system (motor controller) with integrated web browser technology and matching connecting cables.
Project engineering of handling systems can be quite laborious: even for simple systems such as linear gantries. Festo has now developed an engineering tool with which you can obtain the right handling system quickly and easily: with the Handling Guide Online you can reach your goal in only three steps.
Festo has developed a ground-breaking storm water holding tank solution that is energy self-sufficient. Solar and wind energy drive the gate valves of storm water holding tanks, most of which are located in areas without a normal power supply. Operators no longer have to open and close the valves manually to drain the stored water, thus saving valuable time and money.
Festo Corp. - NEW compact, low-cost VTUG pneumatic valve terminal from Festo offers flexibility in the choice of control options, including simplified field bus connectivity and many other performance benefits.
Festo now offers an entire range of ball valves, Namur solenoids, actuators, positioners, and sensors assembled and ready to install.
DGSC microslide for small spaces has positioning accuracy of 0.01 mm due to the preloaded ball-bearing cage guide. The slide has low breakaway torque and travels jerk-free starting at 15 psi.
The VTOC valve manifold can be ordered in a wide range of configurations to accommodate gas box space limitations. Festo says these units are the highest density/smallest footprint pilot gas valve manifolds in the world.
Small XY planar surface gantry with rectangular working space offering extensive functionality with a highly compact design
The new standard cylinder DSBC with the self-adjusting pneumatic end-position cushioning adapts optimally to changes in loads and speed. You save time and increase flexibility, and your process reliability grows. Its many variants, adaptation to ambient conditions and individual design allow it to be used flexibly.
This solution is ideal for on-machine mounting and fast, precise format adjustment.
This new valve terminal features an IP69K rating, NSF-H1 lubricant, fieldbus/Ethernet connectivity, and large cross section for pressurization and exhausting.
Festo Corporation - This new, innovative pneumatic control valve combines three control functions into a single compact unit.
The VFOF-LE-BAH valve simplifies assembly and commissioning and saves costs of ordering and logistics.
Festo Corporation - The EPCO electric cylinder and CMMO-ST servo drive are the new Optimized Motion Series. This series is designed for quick and simple selection, user-friendly commissioning and optimized performance that is cost-effective.
Festo Corporation - CPX-FB36, which is the next generation replacement for the Festo CPX-FB32 communication node, is ideal for production and process automation environments requiring diagnostics from the operational and master controller level on down to the field level.
Festo Corporation - The HSP and HWS handling modules are well suited for systems ranging from simple, single station lab solutions to high speed, high volume work cells.
Festo Corp. - MTR-ECI-...-EP-SA is an innovative motor/drive package consisting of a brushless EC motor, a positioning controller, power electronics, a multi-turn absolute encoder, and an integrated gearbox. The EtherNet/IP fieldbus makes it possible to easily integrate the motor into machines with EtherNet/IP communications.
Festo Corp - NEW, ESBF cylinder is capable of generating almost two tons (17,000 N) of feed force, making it possible to use in place of a hydraulic cylinder. The ESBF extends the range of Festo elctric cylinders beyond its DNCE electric cylinder range & provides a significant increase in maximum possible feed forces and speeds.
Festo Corporation - DHEB series bellows grippers provide a safe and gentle means of handling fragile work pieces for electronic and light assembly applications.
Festo Corporation - Designed for simple drive functions where installation space is limited, the DGC-K also features an internal guide for simple drive functions in small installation spaces. When specified with the optional NSF-H1 food grade lubricant, the DGC-K pneumatic drive is ideal for food and beverage packaging applications.
Festo Corporation - One CTEU with an adapter can control two valve terminals at the same time... regardless of valve size for even greater flexibility and savings.
The heavy-duty EGC-HD actuator, with its high load-bearing capacity completes the comprehensive EGC actuator series. The entire EGC range is available as toothed belt or ball screw types with two parallel recirculating ball bearing guides.
The CMMP-AS- Preimum Servo Drive etends the existing line of preimium drives with improved performance including increased current-loop bandiwdth for smoother motions, more accurate motion profiles, incrased inertia rateios of 20 to 1, and higher accelerations and decelerations.
The VZXF is one of a number of new Festo process solutions that now gives customers a one-stop-shop for Festo high productivity and quality automated systems. Festo’s process offerings also include ball, butterfly, and gate valves, and associated automated controls.
The VZWD is one of a number of new Festo process solutions that now gives customers a one-stop-shop for Festo high productivity and quality automated systems. Festo’s process offerings also include ball, butterfly, and gate valves, and associated automated controls.
The VZWF is one of a number of new Festo process solutions that now gives customers a one-stop-shop for Festo high productivity and quality automated systems. Festo’s process offerings also include ball, butterfly, and gate valves, and associated automated controls.
Whenever there is a need for precise pushing motion or handling of work pieces, the electric slide series EGSL from Festo is the right choice for pick and place systems or planar surface and 3D gantries.
Standard grippers are the first choice for cost-effective, lightweight and compact construction of handling and assembly systems. The parallel, three-point, radial and angle gripper series DHxS from Festo features optimized gripping force retention and overload protection as well as integrated sensor slots. It offers increased reliability in a range of sizes and stroke lengths.
Servo motor double controller CMMD-AS from Festo Corporation is for standard applications and simple positioning tasks with I/O connection.
Users often make the choice of drive technology - pneumatic or electric - over-hastily on the basis of experience alone. In order to identify the most energy-efficient customer solution in the field of automation, however, a technology-neutral comparison is required. This is exactly the approach that Festo takes in order to achieve the most efficient mechatronic solutions for its customers.
The electric short stroke cylinder ADNE-LAS with integrated linear motor works like a pneumatic cylinder, but is much more dynamic. The electric drive CMFL for short strokes of up to 1.8 inches (45 mm) is easy to commission even without any programming knowledge.
Festo, a worldwide provider of automation technology, is meeting the challenge of an aging population with an assistance system that creates a more humane working environment in production and extends people's scope of action.
Small, lightweight, and powerful: Festo demonstrates how energy-efficient gripping principles found in nature can be applied in automation technology with the NanoForceGripper.
Festo's New T-Gantry and H-Gantry Herald a New Era in Packaging Handling Systems with Packing Cycle Times of 670 Milliseconds. Festo delivers the systems directly to the packaging machine, ready to install and adapted to all required machine interfaces.
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Novel automated vial capping/de-capping option for the PerkinElmer JANUS Automated Workstation to be displayed at Festo Booth # 2661
These new gauges with adjustable red-and-green-zone dial faces standardize the visual cues for compressed air systems and offer maximum visibility of red zone pressure or vacuum conditions.
Festo will close its Appleton, WI, center and move custom assembly and kitting services to a larger facility in Mason, Ohio.
The Festo CTEU-EP universal EtherNet/IP interface module now includes connectivity to third party IO-Link devices as well as Festo valve terminals.
The intelligent energy efficiency module MSE6-E2M from Festo automatically monitors and optimizes the compressed air consumption of production equipment and can alert plant personnel to system leaks.
The Festo EXCM series delivers two- or three-axis Cartesian motion for benchtop assembly machines and medical laboratory devices
National distribution agreement effective immediately.
National distribution agreement effective immediately.
Festo products ensure consistency, quality, and cleanliness batch to batch. (Festo BrewExpo Booth #2948)
Festo showcases new process automation solutions, clean valve terminals that can be machine mounted, corrosion resistant actuators, and air quality and energy efficiency solutions.
(Festo ProFood Tech Booth # 1611)
Festo continues to expand product stocking capabilities and application expertise closer to customers with its new Regional Service Center in Mason, Ohio, and by adding quality distributors such as AWC
Festo continues to expand product stocking capabilities and application expertise closer to customers with its new Regional Service Center in Mason, Ohio, and by adding quality distributors such as BG Technologies
Festo continues to expand product stocking capabilities and application expertise closer to customers with its new Regional Service Center in Mason, Ohio, and by adding excellent distributors such as Wolf Solutions
The revolutionary Siemens/Festo Multi-Carrier transport system that enables mass customization is on display within the Siemens pavilion.
With the introduction of this new sanitary valve family, Festo becomes the only global single-source supplier for control-cabinet-to-pipe automation for utility processes. (Festo Interphex Booth #1834)
The Festo exhibit features laboratory solutions from five independent manufacturers. Each manufacturer gained cost and market advantages from a Festo technology partnership.
(Festo SLAS Booth #313)
Automated ball valves are the first in a new generation of process valve solutions from Festo.
The Festo “Motion with a Purpose” exhibit features solutions that enhance flexibility and shorten time to market. (Festo Pack Expo Booth # N-5347)
This new DRVS pneumatic drive features a sealed housing to keep dust and debris out of the bushings, while the matched SRBS position sensor is unlike anything in a semi-rotary drive application in terms of fast set up and more.
The new Festo CTEU-EP universal EtherNet/IP interface module improves the quality, performance, and diagnostics of OEM pneumatic systems at a fraction of the cost of previous generation solutions.
Festo exhibits a benchtop Cartesian robot with innovative microfluidic dosing head and other active demonstrations and static displays of clinical automation.
Festo will showcase productivity solutions, Handling Guide Online, Optimized Motion System, CTEU fieldbus module, and Mobile FAST App. Visitors to the Festo booth will have the opportunity of requesting a sample of the VUVG universal solenoid valve.
The Optimized Motion Series is the third OEM productivity enhancing solution launched by Festo in as many months. The new tool also makes it easier and faster to support electrical axes in the field.
SBSI vision sensors are designed specifically to enhance the engineering productivity of OEMs. The sensors feature fast and easy set-up, integrated lighting, and are EtherNet/IP enabled for networking with Rockwell control architectures.
Festo engineered the new mobile app with unbeatable features and ease of use for accessing product information and securing FAST delivery.
Festo modular automation systems help laboratory equipment manufacturers lower engineering costs and bring products to market faster. (Festo SLAS Booth #537)
Festo continues to expand product stocking capabilities and application expertise closer to customers in automation growth areas in western states.
Offering fewer part numbers, a lower list price, and higher functionality compared to the unit it replaces, this new flagship pressure sensor from Festo is arguably the highest value machine and cell level pressure sensor on the market.
Featured solutions meet the highest international standards for process automation safety in emergency shutdown conditions and hazardous environments. (Festo Booth 743)
Festo showcases a modular X/Y planar gantry that is capable of screw driving, gluing, insertion, and picking and placing; a new flexible platform conveyor; an innovative vision sensor, a new high force/high accuracy servo controlled press subassembly.
The intelligent energy efficiency module MSE6-E2M from Festo automatically monitors and optimizes compressed air use by a machine and also alerts plant personnel to system leaks.
Festo and Graybar recently signed a national distribution agreement.
This proof of concept will lead the way to future developments reports Festo, an OPAK partner. Festo and Siemens have also collaborated on an Industry 4.0 inspired machine transport solution – the Multi-Carrier System.
Festo showcases new technology such as an all-in-one DC servo motor/drive for fast precise motion control and a host of training options offered by Didactic, the company’s training arm. (Festo Booth #910).
Visitors to Festo Booth 3767 can interact with an automated fermentation process, view a media valve demonstration, and discuss the company's latest top-down/bottom-up diagnostics capabilities.
-Leadership in Solar is an industry recognition program to acknowledge solar industry excellence across all segments of the industry. The Solar Power World User Community has cast its votes, and Festo was selected as a winner in the components category!
Summit Media Group’s Automation World Magazine is pleased to announce the First Team category Leaders in the 2013 Leadership in Automation Program.
Motion systems based on nature’s designs, high speed robotics, desktop handling systems, and the Bionic Handling Assistant as seen on PBS’s Nova are all featured by Festo at SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening).
Festo introduces the new CPXFB36
node for EtherNet/IP communications. The CPX-FB36, which is the
next generation replacement for the Festo CPX-FB32 communication
Iowa Fluid Power, also serving western Illinois and Missouri, will represent the complete line of Festo pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls.
Markets served by these distributors include packaging, robotics/palletizing, oil and gas, mining, solar, material handling, food processing, dairy and farm, semi-conductor, timber, land transportation, automotive, and printing/converting.
Festo has assembled a range of downloadable material on international safety standards and procedures designed to help OEMs ensure cost effective safety engineering for machines and systems
Festo pneumatic and electric actuation and control components and systems are designed to improve the overall productivity, flexibility, and performance of automated systems. (Festo Booth #2572)
Festo Hosts a Two Day Event to Promote Manufacturing Opportunities in the United States
The mechanical dragonfly flies like an airplane, helicopter, and glider and is controlled from a smart phone. This marvel of engineering from Festo is a stunning follow up to the bionic Smart Bird
The new regional service center, scheduled to open in 2015, will assemble and distribute products to customers faster and more efficiently than ever before, while serving as a showplace for the effectiveness of Festo automation solutions.
Summit Media Group will donate the 2013 David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship to Chicago’s Austin Polytechnical Academy Advanced Manufacturing Career Program. The scholarship will be awarded during The Automation Conference, May 14-15 in Chicago.
Festo announces the addition of Powermatic Associates, Pleasanton, California, to its distribution team. Powermatic will offer the full range of Festo pneumatic and automation products in northern California and the Reno, Nevada area.
Festo will showcase its next generation solutions for laboratory automation and screening. The SLAS 2013 workshop will cover recent advancements in three key areas of lab automation and a discussion of new Piezo-valve-based technology for gas control.
The GACCs recognize outstanding German subsidiary companies that demonstrate excellence in their workforce training, especially for young people.
Festo Corporation, the United States arm of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automation equipment, is celebrating 40 years of advancing automation.