Festo is a leading supplier of automation solutions to the global markets serving over 180 countries.
With over 40 years of innovation in the United States and over 80 years globally, Festo is the manufacturer of choice for control valves, I/O and fieldbus control. Our broad range of products and services span the full needs of the automation industry including cabinet design and energy reduction solutions. Festo also offers a range of process valves, actuators, sensors, air preparation, and packaging components.
Our dedication to the advancement of automation extends beyond technology to the education of current and future automation and robotic designers with simulation tools, teaching programs and on-site services.
From a component to a complete system consisting of drives, sensors, valves, a connector system and air preparation – Festo offers products, special and complete solutions for all sectors and production operations.
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The software tools provided by system and component suppliers can support them in this; they have been available for quite some time and their number is constantly growing. The short tips in this white paper are intended as a guide to selecting tools which will help you to save valuable time in the eight-phase model of the value creation process. This white paper offers guidance on the challenges in the individual value creation phases, support tools, how you can become even more productive with networked tools, and tips about which functions can be used and when.
Product life cycles are becoming ever shorter. Less and less time is available, whether for development of an installation or its possible modernization. Companies and their employees therefore try to continuously optimize their processes as that is the only way they can remain competitive and deal with increasingly demanding challenges. This white paper offers guidance on the challenges in the individual value creation phases, support tools, how you can become even more productive with networked tools, and tips about which functions can be used and when.
Laboratory automation equipment makers need to stay flexible in their outsourcing strategies because their make‐versus‐buy decision drivers can change over time — a good reason to conduct periodic reviews to validate the continued relevance of their outsourcing decisions. This white paper offers four factors to help your outsourcing decision making process for lab automation.
The global market for valves and valve terminals today is so large that it is almost impossible to maintain an overview. Often, price seems the only buying criterion. But it pays to look more closely, particularly with regard to higher productivity and process reliability.
The majority of electro-mechanical axis utilise extruded aluminium profile in a range of sizes with a single guide rail and bearing arrangement driven by an electric motor through a belt or ball screw arrangement.
Small batches and multiple products in the same plant — these are the market demands to which more and more manufacturers need to adjust. The answer is based on the “Lego principle”.
This white paper examines the advances in mechanics and controls that are enabling the practical and economical application of lightweight robotics for manufacturing on an increasingly broad scale. It is an important development in today’s “new manufacturing.”
Sustainable energy efficiency in automation requires a sophisticated concept which covers a total of four areas: intelligent dimensioning, energy-efficient products and solutions, services, and training and consulting. Each of these four areas contributes to an increase in energy efficiency – regardless of where the road begins. For optimum energy efficiency which meets the current standards or, looking forward, even surpasses them, it is recommended to use all four areas in combination.
When electrical and pneumatic subsystems are separated, all the phases of building even relatively simple systems can take a lot of time. By Nigel Dawson