• Lightweight construction material lisocore® – drilling and bonding with precision

    lightweight solutions, Germany: Lightweight construction material lisocore® – drilling and bonding with precision

    With the company’s lisocore® lightweight construction material, lightweight solutions is a pioneer both in terms of the end product and the manufacturing equipment that makes it. Advanced PC-based control technology from Beckhoff has been onboard the company’s machinery from the start. Beckhoff multi-core technology provides the required flexibility for lightweight solutions’ unique processes.
  • Comprehensive cardiac catheter testing

    Boston Scientific, USA: Comprehensive cardiac catheter testing

    To ensure that customers and patients receive products that meet the strictest quality guidelines, the company employs PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology from Beckhoff in its testing stations for cardiac catheters.
  • Research and development vehicle with redundant EtherCAT communication

    NASA, USA: Research and development vehicle with redundant EtherCAT communication

    The Modular Robot Vehicle (MRV) is advancing NASA research on future vehicles that will be used on Earth and in space. The 2-seat, 4-wheeled vehicle looks like a “roadster” at first glance, but can be more accurately defined as a robot.
  • NASA uses Wheelift® heavy transporters

    Doerfer, USA: NASA uses Wheelift® heavy transporters

    In the assembly process of the SLS, rocket Wheelift® Self-Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs) successfully ensure safe transport of giant rocket components. The challenge in this NASA material handling application is to maintain precisely synchronized coordination of multiple SMPTs working in tandem.
  • PC-based control increases flexibility and part quality in injection molding processes

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan: PC-based control increases flexibility and part quality in injection molding processes

    Japanese company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology (MHIPT) specializes in plastics injection molding machines. The company chose PC-based control technology from Beckhoff for its latest machine series.