P R O C E S S I N G PNEUMATIC TECHNOLOGY With numerous dynamic industrial processes requiring sophistication and precision these days, processes such as the assembly of circuit boards, positioning FROM THE GLOBAL EXPERTS SMC offers automation solutions for food and beverage customers With a 40% local market share, it is no wonder SMC has the answer to your food and beverage pneumatic and automation needs. SMC caters to the hygienic and safety standards demanded by your industry. Select from our range of over 12 000 basic components available in over 700 000 variant forms. Let our global expertise assist in bringing home the best practice solution for your production facility. www.foodtechnology.co.nz 33 Join the conversation: SMC Pneumatics Australia | New Zealand Group SMC Australia | New Zealand Contact us for a consultation: NZ – 0800 1320 762 or NZSales@smcanz.com doyoureallyknowSMC www.smcworld.com Global Leader in Pneumatics and Automation FT306 of workpieces and sorting of goods all look to a high level of automation to make it possible. That’s why SMC combines the advantages of pneumatics with the world of electronics in its uniquely comprehensive assortment of electrical actuators, motors and controllers. The standard product assortment alone provides solutions for countless applications and a wide range of solutions from miniature and carriage actuators to compact slides, grippers, cylinders and controllers. SMC organises its assortment of electrical actuators and controllers into three tiers that represent typical user requirements, from easy operation to absolute effectiveness and flexibility. Tiers and levels of flexibility are all based around customers' unique needs…for example, for customers whose operating conditions rarely change and who prefer quick start-up times and high flexibility, SMC’s standard assortment actuators with pre-set actuator parameters are especially easy to use. Those needing more complex applications that demand a higher level of functionality, SMC’s progressive programmable drivers offer interface options ranging from latest network protocols through to High Speed Pulse or parallel IO wiring. And finally, servomotor amplifiers (series LECS) provide the highest level of precision in terms of position, speed and force control. The AC servomotor power amplifier LECY was developed for machines and systems with quick and high-precision axis motion. It is equipped with an STO function (Safe Torque-Off), an example of the safety functions that are becoming increasingly more important for machine manufacturers with regard to EN ISO13849 machine safety guidelines. SMC’s LE series is available in a large number of different components, offering size, specification and equipment options, and have been designed over time to meet a wide range of customer requirements. SMC Corporation are world leaders in pneumatic technology and experts in automation control. Formed in Japan in 1959, the company offers more than 12,000 basic products with 700,000 variants, employs more than 22,000 people and is located in more than 80 countries. For sales inquiries, contact NZsales@smcnz.com; or visit: www.smcworld.com.
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