Festo for Water Treatment

10 good reasons for using pneumatics Customised automation with pneumatics not only minimises costs, it is also reliable, sturdy, explosion-proof and overload-proof Benefits of automation concepts with pneumatics: Saving costs by: Fast engineering and fast commissioning Simple pilot air supply Simple installation Fewer interfaces Longer service intervals Benefits of scale due …

New Festo P111 Course Announced October 2012

Exact Dates: TBA but to take place in October 2012 Location: Kiowa Conference/Training Centre Training/Education provided by: Experts from Festo Pneumatics, additional support from Sales Engineers at Kiowa Price: TBC Available Places: 12 Places (Early bookings at a reduced rate – before September 2012) Festo P111 – Introduction to Penumatics …

New Festo P111 Course Date Announced

Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th January Location: Kiowa Conference/Training Centre Training/Education provided by: Experts from Festo Pneumatics, additional support from Sales Engineers at Kiowa Price: TBC – Please call Justin to confirm booking costs Available Places: 12 Places (Early bookings at a reduced rate – before 23rd December 2011) Festo …

New Festo P111 Course Date Announced

Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th January Location: Kiowa Conference/Training Centre Training/Education provided by: Experts from Festo Pneumatics, additional support from Sales Engineers at Kiowa Price: TBC – Please call Justin to confirm booking costs Available Places: 12 Places (Early bookings at a reduced rate – before 23rd December 2011) Festo …

Over 6000 New Festo products added to buy online

Kiowa recently extended the availability of Festo automation products available to buy online on our e-commerce web site by over 6000 new lines. The new products include Festo’s new Image Processing Systems range, offering unrivaled opportunities for automated production line monitoring and quality control. Kiowa, named “Festo Premier Distributor of the …

Kiowa wins Festo Premier Distributor for the second year running!

Every year Festo awards their most valuable distributor of their products and services. In 2010, for the second year running Kiowa Ltd has been honoured to receive the award. We are continuing to show our support for Festo and their highly innovative products and services by offering the widest range …

Kiowa Ltd are named the Festo Premier Stockist of the Year 2009

Kiowa Ltd are proud to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Festo Premier Distributor of the Year award for 2009. This award acknowledges the dedication of our staff and the high level of service we provide our customers. Our Managing Director, Martin Needham, states; “I feel this award …

Festo Aqua Ray

Festo have produced the Aqua Ray – a remote controlled fish with a water-hydraulic drive unit. Its form and kinematics are modelled on the movement patterns of the manta ray. Festo’s bionic fluidic muscles are used as actuators which are made of largely hollow elastomer tubes with integrated woven aramide …

Festo Aqua Penguin

Festo have developed a unique robotic penguin, known as the Aqua Penguin. Its wing propulsion and its head and tail sections can move in all directions, therefore allowing the robotic penguin to manoeuvre in cramped spatial conditions and to turn on the spot when necessary. The Aqua Penguin is also …

Festo Expert Knowledge for the Food and Beverage Industry

Overview of the basic conditions – The three zones The European standard DIN EN 1672-2 -“Hygiene requirements for food processing machines” defines three equipment zones: the food zone, the splash zone and the non-food zone. Festo provides comprehensive expertise, advice and the right products for your applications in all three …

Festo Safety Engineering & EC Machinery Directive

Reducing risks with safety orientated pneumatics Machines must be designed so that people, animals and property as well as the environment are protected against damage. The aim is to prevent physical damage of any kind. Using safety orientated pneumatic components from Festo means that you can implement safety measures that …

Festo Airic

Festo have developed a unique robotic arm – Airic, based on the human arm and shoulder joint. Airic’s arm has artificial bones and muscles, that were designed on computer and grown in a 3D polyamide structure using a state of the art laser sintering process. The muscles are actual Festo …

Top 10 tips on selecting and installing Electrical Drive Automation solutions

Size from end effector upwards When considering a handling system of any type, always work from the end effector (gripper or vacuum) upwards. Firstly size the gripper, then any rotary actuator requirements. After this, size the vertical (Z axis) and then any horizontals (X and Y axis). Minimise quantity of …