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27 July 2017

Mitsubishi Solutions in Industry 4.0

F.Fonseca, in partnership with Mitsubishi Electric, is pleased to invite you to participate in the Mitsubishi Solutions Industry 4.0 event that will take place on October 12th in Aveiro, at the F.Fonseca head office. This event will present integrated solutions in Industry 4.0, with the objective of proving to our customers the enormous potential of the brand, world leader in different segments. Several applications will be demonstrated, from the simplest to the most complex and above all explaining how to monetize the processes and optimize the resources for maximum productivity in your industry! We have as special guest to open the event J. Norberto Pires, Director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University Coimbra and the technical-scientific magazine Robotics, as well as a panoply of speakers including experts from F. Fonseca and Mitsubishi Electric.   The day will be composed of technological themes, followed by a business lunch and later access to the showroom where you will be able to get in touch with the different technologies and news presented during the morning!   Get your place now! Places are limited.
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10 July 2017

Industrial Scientific launches LENS™ Wireless

F.Fonseca presents LENS™ Wireless from Industrial Scientific LENS Wireless is the first technology that allows personal gas monitors and area monitors to share real-time gas readings and alarms.   Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to introduce LENS™ Wireless. LENS Wireless technology, based on military ad-hoc mesh networking concepts, enables gas monitors to communicate with each other wirelessly with no need for IT setup, infrastructure, or a central controller. Industrial Scientific Ventis™ Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors and Radius™ BZ1 Area Monitors are both available with LENS Wireless. Industrial Scientific is the first manufacturer to enable personal, portable gas monitors to communicate directly with area monitors to share gas readings and alarm conditions. LENS Wireless groups are quick and easy to create, allowing for rapid deployment and use in a broad range of applications. Ventis Pro Series instruments enabled with LENS Wireless begin communicating seconds after tapping two or more instruments together. Radius BZ1 Area Monitors connect wirelessly out of the box with no need for setup or additional equipment. The simplicity of deploying and using LENS Wireless helps workers in any industry respond faster, and with real-time information, when hazardous conditions occur. Now, when a gas hazard, man-down, or panic situation causes an instrument to alarm, all peers in the connected group will instantly be notified of the hazard and the person in danger. When seconds matter, workers can rely on help from peers nearby, rather than a control room or call center hundreds of miles away.   Other benefits of LENS Wireless include: Viewing panic and man-down alarms from any Ventis Pro Series user in the group; Identifying a peer alarm type in real time, enabling a faster, more appropriate response; Using any monitor to view gas readings from up to 24 peers in real time, without needing a separate central controller to relay the information; Receiving readings from up to 1.5 km (~ 1 mi) away with wireless signal hopping between instruments; Maintaining the integrity of the wireless group even if a single instrument unexpectedly drops off the network; Protecting data while safely and securely sharing gas alarms an readings over an AES-128 encrypted network.   "LENS Wireless is just the beginning when it comes to connecting workers for safety," said Justin McElhattan, president and CEO. "It's a solution that adapts easily, whether you have two or 2,000 workers, and has potential for many future applications beyond gas detection."   For more information on LENS Wireless, visit www.indsci.com/lens.
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10 July 2017

Campaign - Give your gas detector a home

F.Fonseca presents the Campaign - Give your gas detector a home The iNet® Control lifetime license offer for the purchase of a DSXi docking station has been extended until the end of 2017. INet® Control is a cloud-based interface that optimizes the operational and security management of the gas detection fleet, allowing real-time: Demonstrate the proper use of the entire fleet of gas detectors and compliance with established standards; Understand the state of the fleet of gas detectors:             - O Know what equipment is in operation;             - O Know which equipment is used correctly;             - O Know what gases detect the equipment;             - Reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous gases.   For additional information, contact us.
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13 June 2017

F.Fonseca distinguished as PME Excellence for the third consecutive year!

In 2016 F.Fonseca achieved a remarkable growth of more than 8.5%, thus exceeding the 9 million euro mark. The company therefore considers that 2016 has followed the growing trend that fortunately characterizes the performance of recent years. As a reflection of this, for the 3rd consecutive year, on February 24, IAPMEI distinguished F.Fonseca as PME Excellence 2016! This certification distinguishes the best economic and financial performance, creating conditions of increased visibility to a business segment with active contributions to the national economy and employment. As a fundamental condition for the accomplishment of its mission, F.Fonseca aims to remain a reference player in its area of ​​operation and continue to promote technological solutions. It aims to maintain the level of market recognition, consolidating the position it currently occupies. By continuing to pursue excellence through high tech solutions, innovation, knowledge management and commitment to the customer, it believes that in the future it will continue to live a life full of learning, challenges and victories. F.Fonseca faces this recognition as a result of a lot of effort, commitment and dedication, and in the end, it wishes to continue to do so by deserving the respect and preference of its clients, conquer new markets, increasing satisfaction and loyalty rates. And above all work with the same will and motivation to satisfy all your partners!
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6 June 2017

F.Fonseca | Steinel partnership celebration at an event dedicated to professionals

When we fight for something we believe, we do it! After 12 years, Steinel was again represented by F.Fonseca in Portugal. This milestone could not fail to be celebrated!   Thus, on May 26, F.Fonseca organized a reception to about 30 professionals of the sector in its headquarters in Aveiro.   In addition to meeting representatives of the brand Edwina Leonhard (commercial manager of the professional area for Portugal and Spain) and Sven Liestmann (commercial director for Europe), the attendees became aware of the latest innovations in the professional lighting market, such as motion and presence detectors, twilight switches, lights and floodlights, hot air tools, hot-melt glue applicators.   In the words of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of F.Fonseca, Mr. Carlos Gonçalves: "The commitment to reestablish this partnership involves the use of the knowledge of our technicians, our differentiated training and the capacity we have to communicate well as well as the unique quality and innovation of Steinel products. Our ultimate goal is to add value to all who cooperate with us in this project. "   The F.Fonseca CEO also launched the following challenge: "Use our commercials, use our technicians to train your technicians, your customers, here, at our facilities, at your premises or where they find it more convenient. We will make sure we are present. We want to be part of the business success of all of us. This is the commitment we have made. "   In the end, the balance of this celebration was extremely positive, having fulfilled all the proposed objectives, thus starting partnerships that are intended to be very successful!
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1 June 2017

F.Fonseca is one of the 10 happiest companies in Portugal!

At F.Fonseca, we are proud to be partners in the Portuguese economy for almost 40 years. With the technology and innovation of the brands we represent and market, many of them world leaders, we actively contribute to the growth, modernization and safety of the national industry. But our people are the most valuable resource we have. The development, affection and respect we have and promote with our 53 employees has allowed us to achieve the recognition and satisfaction of Customers and Suppliers as well as successive awards. The last of which fills us with special pride. The Happiness Works 2017 study shows us that we are one of the 10 happiest companies in Portugal! The bet on healthy and optimistic employees is part of our culture. Healthy mind in healthy body is one of our mottos. That's why we put at the disposal of our people a gymnasium and a team of physiotherapists and doctors. In addition to various perks and performance bonuses, all employees also enjoy health insurance that extends to their immediate family members. To the joy and good disposition of our work environment we combine the requirement and the differentiating knowledge. The focus on high-level training is continuous. Internal events are numerous, from the commemoration of the popular saints to the traditional team building activity by the time of the worker's day. In the living room or in another space of our organization we always celebrate successes with pomp and circumstance. Much more would be said about betting on the happiness of our People. Maybe that's why almost half of them have been part of F.Fonseca family for over 15 years and have doubled our turnover in the last 4 years! After all, happiness brings better business!
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4 May 2017

Stainless steel distribution boxes from Murrelektronik

F.Fonseca presents IP69K stainless steel distribution boxes from Murrelektronik IP69K stainless steel distribution boxes open the door for decentralization of applications in the Food and Beverage industry. Machine components and installations in the F&B industry have to be easy to clean. As a result, Murrelektronik's new MVP12 Steel distribution box is made of high-quality stainless steel. It is an ideal solution to implement a decentralized approach in F&B machines and installations. The F&B industry doesn't make any compromises where cleanliness and corrosion protection are concerned. Dirt must be easy to remove. Parts are exposed to high pressure wash downs with aggressive cleaning agents. This makes stainless steel the preferred material. Murrelektronik's MVP12 Steel distribution boxes feature a closed stainless steel housing and threaded sleeves made of V4A stainless steel ensuring an IP69K rating. No matter if you are cleaning, rinsing or disinfecting MVP12 Steel will always operate reliably. One Homerun Cable Instead of Eight Single Cables Prior to the introduction of MVP Steel, individual cables had to be routed through a system - a very complex task in the F&B industry because of the cleanliness requirements. Now a single homerun cable replaces the individual ones. This reduces material costs, the amount of wiring and space required. Moreover, terminal boxes are no longer required in the field. MVP12 Metal is installed close to the process so sensors and actuators can be connected to one of its eight ports with the shortest possible cables.
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27 April 2017

Smart Current Distribuition Mico Pro® from Murrelektronik

F.Fonseca presents Smart Current Distribuition Mico Pro® from Murrelektronik   Mico Pro® is the new and innovative current monitoring system from Murrelektronik. The modular system enables you to adapt systems precisely to suit specific applications – offering a favorable cost-benefit ratio while also being economical in their use of space. The patented tripping process assures optimum machine availability. An additional benefit: an integrated concept for potential distribution that significantly declutters the switch cabinet wiring.   Power supply systems are the heart of machines and systems and provide the required energy. This is why they must not be shut down by overcurrents or short-circuits which result in machine downtime, production losses and high costs. Maximum reliability of the power supply systems is essential! Mico Pro® from Murrelektronik guarantees reliable power supply systems. This intelligent current monitoring system from Murrelektronik monitors all load and control currents in a consistent manner and identifies critical moments at the right time. Mico Pro® signals limit loads and switches defective channels off in a targeted manner to prevent total system crashes, and to assure a high level of machine availability. The tripping process has been patented, and applies the principle of “as late as possible, as early as necessary.” But Mico Pro® also identifies “volatile” errors, such as a cable break in drag chains that only occurs at certain movement angles. Mico Pro® identifies capacitive loads and starts them up in a controlled way.   Mico Pro® is suitable for application in all industries.
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26 April 2017

Vibration analysis camera Vshooter VBS1T from Synergys Technologies

F.Fonseca presents Vibration analysis camera Vshooter VBS1T from Synergys Technologies The VSHOOTER is a comprehensive diagnostic tool that allows to know and to easily track the status of the more common rotating machines such as fans, pumps, screw compressors and others. The vibration analyser VSHOOTER VBS1T from Synergys Technologies is much more than an innovation in the field of the vibration meters, it is a totally new concept, a new way to do vibration monitoring and analysis.   This new modern concept consists of creating automatically Machine Condition Pictures (MCP) which can be saved and uploaded to a PC into a report with detailed vibration data and trending curves. With a MCP you see immediately the machine condition. After having done the second MCP on the same machine you’ll be able to follow the machine condition evolution on a trending curve. The vibration analyser VSHOOTER VBS1T is a portable measuring device equipped with an external high quality accelerometer, an embedded camera, led stroboscope and pyrometer. A special software has been developed to get photos enhanced with information. On every MCP appears the measuring points locations. The points appear in green, yellow, orange or red according to the classification of ISO 10816-3&7. The vibrations of newly installed machines are normally in green zone. The machines whose vibrations are in yellow zone are normally considered acceptable for a long service life without any restrictions. Machines whose vibrations are in orange zone are normally considered unsuitable for long-term continuous service. The vibration values found in red zone are normally considered significant enough to cause damage.   Vibration analysis camera Vshooter VBS1T from Synergys Technologies is indicated for all kind of industries that use rotating machines such as fans, pumps, screw compressors and all kind of machines that use bearings.
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1 April 2017

Steinel returns to F.Fonseca on 2017 April 1st

It is with great pride that after 12 years F.Fonseca regain the partnership with Steinel brand, being its official representative in Portugal from 2017 01 of April. The history of both companies dates back about 40 years, currently invigorated with the accumulation of experiences, knowledge, maturity and technological evolution. Founded in 1959, Steinel has consistently evolved from a pioneering pioneer in innovation and technology to the markets for sensor-controlled lighting and air and hot glue tools. The brand is responsible for the creation of innovative and intelligent products recognized worldwide, being designed and designed in our own development centers in Germany, Czech Republic and Switzerland. Steinel products and solutions are currently available under the Steinel and Steinel Professional brands for both end users and professionals. Now that Steinel and F.Fonseca are back together, have a refreshed, motivated and knowledgeable partner based on expert, knowledgeable human resources from the marketplace and from existing applications and solutions. Help us help you, let us know your needs according to the specifics of your business. Believe that together we will be even stronger and competitive!   Learn more at www.ffonseca.com/steinel.
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29 March 2017

New Rittal LED System light

F.Fonseca presents New Rittal LED system light   As a result of the new European "Ecodesign" legislation, from April 2017 fluorescent lamps will not be allowed to be marketed in Europe.   This new directive affects the commercialization of our standard luminaires that cannot be sold as of March 31, 2017, and Rittal is replacing it with new luminaires that are much more efficient and with very low energy consumption. With the launch of its innovative LED technology, Rittal is putting on the market the first generation of luminaires developed specifically for electric cabinets. The new LED luminaires (400,600,900 and 1,200 lumens) set new standards in all areas. Innovative Fresnel technology, combined with ultra-bright LEDs, illuminates all the remote corners of the cabinet with impressive lighting intensity. In addition to being more compact and benefiting from faster, tool-less mounting, new luminaires can be used worldwide thanks to their multi-voltage technology (100-240 V AC and 24 V DC).
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20 March 2017

F.Fonseca 2017 Training Catalog

F.Fonseca presents 2017 Training Catalog The number of new actions and trainnes has not stopped increasing. In 2016 F.Fonseca more than doubled the number of trainees and the number of trainees. Luckily, new challenges continue to emerge every day. We like to believe that this recognition is due to the richness and variety of our content, to the experience, knowledge and notoriety of our Trainers and Partners. In the end, we like to believe that we help our trainees to evolve personally and professionally and that is why we put them above all else. And that fills us with pride. Our 2017 training catalog is a mirror of this pride and the certainty that we will surprise you with new themes, new means and better teaching methodologies. Come and discover it!
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23 March 2017

Ultrasonic sensors UC4 from Sick

F.Fonseca presents Ultrasonic sensors UC4 from Sick Small, precise, ultrasonic! Ultrasonic sensors are true all-rounders. Whether it is position detection, distance measurement or the detection of solid, powdered or liquid substances: Ultrasonic sensors from Sick demonstrate their reliability and precision in virtually any application   Sick UC4 ultrasonic sensor family combines state-of-the-art ultrasonic technology in a miniature housing. With reliable functionality in even difficult operating conditions, the UC4 is a real miniature all-rounder when it comes to demanding, specialized tasks such as detecting transparent objects or measuring the levels of fluids and bulk materials. Even in situations with high requirements for background suppression or contamination tolerance, the UC4 with switching or analog output has proven itself as the ideal choice. And to top it all off, the portfolio even includes variants with increased switching frequency.   Ultrasonic sensors UC4 from Sick are suitable to be applied in all industries.  
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9 November 2016

DR-UPS40 Battery Controller: Extra Power by Meanwell

F.Fonseca presents DR-UPS40 battery controller: extra energy by Meanwell   Meanwell DR-UPS40 battery controller is the ideal solution for the installation of a redundant power system with outputs from 24VDC to 40A.   In today's market, there is a growing demand for high-performance DIN rail power supplies. Meawell power supplies stand out, reaching a differentiating level and maintaining high levels of energy efficiency. But performance alone may not be enough in an industrial facility. It is sometimes essential to have a redundant power supply. Meanwell's DR-UPS40 solution has the necessary features to add extra power to the already installed power supply in situations where AC power is interrupted. The DR-UPS40 DR-UPS40 battery controller features high-level features including battery and battery monitoring and monitoring, alarm management, integrated protection, and visual and digital signaling. The maximum charge current of the batteries is limited to 2A, for a maximum capacity of 12Ah, thus protecting them from possible damage caused by too fast a charge. The simple and DIN rail mounting makes this solution perfect for the electrical panel of your plant or industrial machine.  
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22 March 2017

Compact Status light Comlight57 from Murrelektronik

F.Fonseca presents Compact Status light Comlight57 from Murrelektronik When Space is Limited, Comlight57 are a compact solution for the lighting needs of smaller machines and systems. The lighting elements are designed for various applications including work stations. Murrelektronik‘s Comlight57 status light are especially compact. The light modules have a diameter of 57 millimeters and feature the latest LED technology. Comlight57 is durable (lasting up to 100,000 hours), maintenance free and environmentally friendly since it consumes only a small amount of energy. It is suited for smaller installations and machines, for applications with confined space, or for use at workstations. An innovative prism cut on the light cover creates a very bright light. The light modules are available in five different colors: red, yellow, green, blue and clear. The status lights are extremely resistant to shock and vibration. Comlight57 is conveniently connected with spring clamp terminals. An M16 thread for cable glands is positioned in the center of the base. Comlight57 is perfectly suitable for universal and rugged applications in industry and building installations. Compact Status light Comlight57 from Murrelektronik is suitable for application is all industries.    
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6 March 2017

Remote data center Netbiter EC350 from HMS

F.Fonseca presents the new Netbiter EC350 - the latest gateway for remote management of industrial equipment.   The Netbiter EC350 is the first in a new generation of Netbiter gateways. It connects to industrial machinery via Modbus (serial), Ethernet, SNMP, (EtherNet/IP, coming 2014) or I/O and sends data to the cloud-based Netbiter data center via Ethernet or cellular communications. While previous generations of Netbiter gateways have been able to communicate via GSM/GPRS, the new Netbiter EC350 is enhanced to also communicate over 3G networks.   The 3G communication provides increased performance compared to GPRS and also increases the geographical cellular coverage as it is possible to install the gateway where 3G is the only available network. With support for 5 different 3G bands, the Netbiter EC350 is a product suitable for the global market.   The Netbiter EC350 will support “Remote Access” functionality. This means that users can open up a secure connection to remote machinery and configure or operate it from any location using standard software applications. Remote access provides a secure data tunnel to the remotely located equipment. For example, with a Netbiter connected to a PLC, it is possible to perform remote debugging or programming of the PLC from any location, using the same PLC configuration software as usual. The Netbiter EC350 gateway connects to e.g drilling equipment using a serial, Ethernet or I/O connection. Once the Netbiter gateway is connected, it automatically starts to send setup and initialization data via the Internet or the mobile network (GSM/GPRS/3G) to the cloud-based Netbiter Argos data center. This means you only just need to physicaly connect the gateway, the setup and configuration can be made remotely from any location. This gateway for remote management is suitable for application in all industries, regardless of the sector of activity.
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3 March 2017

MP-LM1 laser marking systems from Murrplastik

F.Fonseca presents Murrplastik MP-LM1 laser marking systems.   Murrplastik's new mp-LM1 laser marking machine is the world's first universal laser marking system for metal and plastic labels. The MP-LM1 laser marking system from Murrplastik sets a new quality standard for marking the most varied types of labels. The optical density of the marking and the speed of the laser are configurable, allowing a finish as the requirements. MP-LM1 requires no consumables for its operation and is the ideal solution for medium-high marking volumes where marking quality is a demanding standard. With the new mp-LM1, it is possible to make terminal, wire, cable, signaling, circuit-breakers, contactors, relays, nameplates and more. The label marking process is automatic and uses a charger with a capacity of 40 plates that, after laser marking, exit through the dispenser without the need for external intervention. The new laser marking machine comes equipped with a USB port and an Ethernet port for simplified operation through Murrplastik's ACS software.   The Murrplastik MP-LM1 laser marking systems are suitable for application in any industry regardless of industry.
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3 March 2017

Water and gas leak detection VARIOTEC® 460 Tracergas from Sewerin

F.Fonseca presents the specialist for leak detection with tracer gas and hydrogen VARIOTEC® 460 Tracergas from Sewerin.   The VARIOTEC® 460 Tracergas from Sewerin was developed especially for leak detection on underground pipes by using tracer gas. It is characterised by an outstanding price to performance ratio. The extraordinarily low cross sensitivity of the gas-sensitive semiconductor (SC) with regard to moisture and methane ensures an absolutely sure result and a resolution down to 0.1 ppm H2. Thanks to an innovative operating concept, a large display and simple menu structure, device operators can quickly get reliable results. In combination with the bell probe D80 you can achieve outstanding reaction times. The expanded measuring range of the thermal-conductivity sensor, up to 100 % vol. H2 easily allows for further measuring tasks. Save your measurements and transmit the results using the USB interface on the computer. The 4 AA-size rechargeable batteries can be charged in just 3 hours and the operating time is at least 8 hours. As an alternative, you can use disposable batteries.   This equipment stands out as being suitable for all applications in surface inspection (buried pipes), home network inspection, drilling and gas network measurement and high location accuracy, under any conditions and speed of location.   The Sewerin VARIOTEC® 460 Tracergas Water and Gas Leak Detector is ideal for use in mmaintenance of infrastructure distribution of water, gas, heating and communications, distribution networks and residential networks.  
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3 March 2017

Electrical Safety Tester Metrel MI 3152

F.Fonseca presents new equipment for electrical safety testing of MI 3152 Eurotest XC installations. The MI 3152 is an instrument of Metrel's new generation of multifunctional measuring instruments.   The functions already known as the complete electrical installation safety test in accordance with IEC / EN 61557 and the AUTO sequence test of TN, TT and TI ground systems are managed by a new large screen user interface Tactile color. Metrel MI 3152 electrical safety tester includes a wide range of features such as online voltage monitoring, phase sequence testing, ground resistance measurement, illuminance measurement and current TRMS measurement, tests of differentials, line tests and mesh impedance, and ground resistance measurements.   The Metrel MI 3152 tester stands out for bluetooth communication with PC, android tablets and smartphones allows users to remotely check the results and control the device. METREL ES Manager software allows the creation of test structures and upload / download of test results and report creation. This feature allows users to prepare the work before going to the field. Fuse tables already integrated for automatic evaluation of line / mesh impedance result avoiding the user having to bring with him documentation to evaluate the results.   This equipment is suitable for different types of test, from testing in high and low frequency installations, for example aviation tests, railway networks, test of single-phase and multiphase systems, testing of TT, TN and IT systems, high-volume tests (industrial, aeronautical, rail, mining, chemical, nautical) and medical installation test, ie in operating rooms.
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14 February 2017

Practical oil-hydraulic training April 21,22 and 29Th

F.Fonseca promotes practical oil-hydraulic training in April   F.Fonseca will organize in Aveiro on 21, 22 and 29 April a new edition of the practical training of Oil-Hydraulics.   Using trainees from the Technical Training Center of Renault Cacia, trainees will have the opportunity to, among others, size hydraulic cylinders, develop hydraulic circuits and identify and diagnose type malfunctions.   This training lasts 24 hours and is intended for maintenance managers and technicians, operators of machines with oil-hydraulic drive and technicians in complementary areas (electricity, mechanics and pneumatics).   For more information go to our Training plan or contact us by email formacao@ffonseca.com.
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14 February 2017

New IO-Link modules MVK and Impact67 from Murrelektronik

F.Fonseca presents new IO-Link modules MVK and Impact67 from Murrelektronik   Murrelektronik's family of MVK and Impact67 field network modules continues to grow. New versions of these network modules are now ready for connection to devices with IO-Link.   What defines these new MVK and Impact67 modules with Murrelektronik's IO-Link is their quick integration and commissioning. The base technology is the IODD (IO Device Description) on Board where all sensor or actuator information is directly embedded in the GSDML configuration files of the MVK and Impact67 modules. In this way, access to the configuration parameters of the connected devices can be done directly and in the most convenient way, through the PLC software tools, without the need for additional configurations or tools. Already available for interfacing with the Profibus and Profinet networks, the new MVK and Impact67 with IO-Link also have an automatic configuration mode that defines the channel as input or output only based on the system control commands.   These IO-Link modules MVK and Impact67 from Murrelektronik are suitable for use in all industries.
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13 February 2017

Sick automatic parts locating system with 3D vision - PLB

F.Fonseca presents automatic parts locating system with 3D vision - PLB from Sick Automatic handling, especially when parts are transported in bulk, has great potential for process optimization and cost reduction. Automatic part selection and handling is not just a task, but a set of applications, depending on the specific process and part needs. Sick's PLB vision system is designed for precise location of randomly oriented parts in troughs and boxes. This system allows for easy introduction of new parts into the existing system in a short period of time thanks to CAD-based 3D localization software. The performance of Sick's PLB vision system allows for high production rates. The vision system consists of a 3D camera, tools and software for locating parts for easy integration and communication. The system's 3D camera ensures superior image quality and provides high immunity to ambient light. The widely-tested calibration tools and functions, communication with the robot and PLC make system integration into production quite simple. The hardware and software are integrated and pre-calibrated for the application. The automatic locating system - 3D vision - Sick PLB has applicability in the detection of the position of parts for automatic handling in: smelting and forging and loading stations.
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9 February 2017

Wireless Remote WI-FI module or a WISE-4000 LAN from Advantech

F.Fonseca presents Wireless Remote WI-FI module or a WISE-4000 LAN from Advantech Sometimes it is difficult, impossible, or very expensive to install cables, passing the solution by transmitting the data using a wireless solution. Nowadays, industrial wireless systems are reliable enough to be installed in scenarios with electromagnetic noise interference, without the customer having to worry about communication failures. The Wise 4000 from Advantech Wi-Fi family uses the 2.4GHz of IEEE802.11b / g / n WLAN while the Wise 4000 LAN series uses IEEE802.3u 10 / 100Base-T (X). Both allow the configuration of the modules through a web platform in HTML 5 and allow internal registration in flash memory, including logger function up to 10000 samples with temporal reference. The data acquired by this type of modules can be accessed through mobile devices and published safely to a cloud, anytime, anywhere. Sending to the cloud can be either manual or automatic and is registered with the CSV extension.
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9 February 2017

Mitsubishi Electric MR-JE absolute servo motor

F.Fonseca presents Mitsubishi Electric MR-JE high performance servo motor system, easy to use, machine friendly and environmentally friendly!   The MR-JE family uses advanced features such as one-touch auto-adjustment, vibration suppression and machine diagnostic functions. All these features are integrated into an easy-to-use servo motor solution.   The MR-JE from Mitsubishi Electric is a high-performance servo amplifier and servo motor system. Combining high reliability with a high frequency response and power saving design, these systems offer the best performance in their class with an enormous ease of installation. Fully compatible with most global standards and ready for deployment worldwide, the MR-JE series is the servo solution for all types of machines and applications.   Precise positioning These Mitsubishi Electric servo motors are equipped with an extremely robust 131,072 pulse / revolution (17-bit) incremental encoder that allows high-precision positioning and very smooth shaft rotation.   Response speed with frequency of 2.0 kHz The response speed with a high frequency of 2.0 kHz substantially shortens the stabilization time, reducing the cycle time of the machine.   Efficient suppression of low frequency vibrations An advanced vibration suppression algorithm that supports a three-inertia system allows you to reduce two types of low-frequency vibrations simultaneously.   Efficient use of regenerative energy Since the control circuit and the main circuit utilize a common power supply, the regenerative energy is reused in the control circuit, reducing the waste of power consumption. The MR-JE system is energy efficient and environmentally friendly.   Simplified commissioning Tuning, system visualization, diagnostics, reading and writing of parameters and operational tests are easily performed on a computer with MR Configurator2 software. This support tool makes adjustments and diagnostics quickly and easily, including powerful graphing machine functions and system simulation functions.   Mitsubishi Electric MR-JE absolute servo motor is suitable for use in positioning and handling applications in the packaging, food, stone cutting and metal forming industries.
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24 January 2017

F.Fonseca Instrumentation and Environment magazine, January 2017

F.Fonseca Instrumentation and Environment magazine, January 2017 edition, already available! F.Fonseca continues to bet on bringing the latest news from the different world leading brands that it represents in the areas of process, instrumentation and environment. The new magazine is already available in paper and online version.   The Additel 760 portable automatic pressure gauge is the highlight of the cover of this edition. This equipment guarantees to elevate the calibration of portable pressure to other levels! Its innovative design allows for an internal pump, a precision pressure sensor, an internal controller and a large tactile color display.   In the control segment, F.Fonseca is pleased to announce the launch of the new compact computer for control of AIIS-3400 vision systems, with 4 independent USB3.0 or PoE channels for vision machine applications from Advantech.   The new technical assistance service and the new facilities inauguration are some of the contents that can be found in the pages dedicated to the “breves” of this edition, among other news that marked the course of the end of the year of the company.   Ensure product quality improvement and energy efficiency with Jumo's new TYA-432 solid-state relay series, presented on page 9 of this  edition in process segment.   In the analytical segment F.Fonseca offers special conditions until October 2017 for the acquisition of Sick GM35 - H2O fixed gas analyzers. This equipment ensures the standardization and efficient regulation of combustion and drying processes.   In network inspection, the highlight goes to the system developed for the electroacoustic and professional detection of water leaks, with AQUAPHON A 50 water leak detector from Sewerin.   The VSHOOTER VBS1T vibration analyzer from Synergys Technologies is the hottest new addition to the test, measurement and calibration segment. This equipment represents much more than an innovation in the field of vibration meters, it is a totally different concept, a new way of performing monitoring and analysis of vibrations. Compressors and others.   Is planned to be released soon the new temperature probe configurator at www.ffonseca.com/en/probe-configurator.php where it is possible, according to your real needs, to configure the temperature probe that you want in the available typologies: thermoresistances, Thermocouples and pyrometric reeds.   In the gas detection segment F.Fonseca presents the next generation of gas detectors through the Industrial Scientific RADIUS ™ BZ1 area detector, no other equipment protects its workers in the field for longer and with less installation requirements, operation training and maintenance time. Learn More!   The new website of F.Fonseca is also one of the great launches to announce: more modern, easy and intuitive, in responsive version, with online store accessible to all users, peek, it will be worth it!   Take also a look to the training plan for 2017, already available at www.ffonseca.com/plano-formacao.
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