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Trends in Automation (TiA)

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TiA No.2.2017

In focus: Connections

Inspired by tentacles

OctopusGripper: this latest development from the Festo Bionic Learning Network takes its inspiration from nature and shows us how the grippers of the future might look and function. Page 8



CPX-IoT connects components and modules from the field level, such as the Festo Motion Terminal or handling systems, to the Festo Cloud via their OPC UA interface. Page 16


Precisely dosed

As the world's first freely scalable sachet machine, the Sigpack VPF from Bosch Packaging uses the new flexibility provided by the digital pneumatics of the new Festo Motion Terminal. Page 26


In good stead

In the filling and packaging machine from Thimonnier, the valve terminal VTUG with IO-Link controls all pneumatic functions. Page 30


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