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26. – 28.11.2019 Nuremberg Tickets & registration

Product and functional groups

SPS provides a comprehensive look at smart and digital automation. To help you find what you're looking for, the exhibition is divided into 12 product and functional groups.

1. Drive systems and components

  • Asynchronous motors
  • Three-phase motors
  • Direct current motors
  • Synchronous motors
  • AC-servomotors
  • Brake motors
  • DC-servomotors
  • Direct drives (rotatory)
  • Motors for hazardous areas
  • Gear motors
  • High geared frequency motors & drives
  • High-torque motors
  • Hollow shaft drives
  • Compact drives
  • Linear motors
  • Precision drives
  • Belt and chain drives
  • Spindle motors
  • Torque motors
  • Transverse flux drives
  • Water-cooled motors
  • Brushless DC motors
  • Single-phase motors
  • Electronic motors
  • Direct current motors
  • Micro actuators
  • Micro motors
  • Stepping motors and drives
  • Voice coil actuators
  • AC motors
  • Power converters
    • Converters
    • Rectifiers
    • Inverters
  • Drives
    • Three-phase drives
    • DC drives
    • Compact drives
    • Positioning drives
    • Positioners
    • Electric traction drives
  • Drive controllers
  • Motor controllers
  • Vector controllers
  • Positioning systems
  • Technology functions for electric drives
  • Brakes
  • Brake resistors
  • Chokes
  • Solenoids
  • EMC filters
  • Gears
  • Couplings
  • Motor power cables

2. Mechanical infrastructure

  • Heatings for cabinet systems
  • Coolings for cabinet systems
  • Fans and blowers for cabinet systems
  • Cables and cords for industrial use
  • Fiber optic systems for industrial use
  • Cable carriers
  • Slip ring systems
  • Fiber optical rotary joints

3. Sensor technology

  • Flow sensors, switching
  • Level sensors, switching
  • Pulse sensors, counters
  • Inductive sensors
  • Capacitive sensors
  • Photoelectric sensors
  • Laser sensors
  • Magnetic sensors
  • Ultrasonic sensors
  • Sensors for cylinders
  • Pressure and vacuum sensors, switching
  • Temperature sensors, switching
  • Sensors for hazardous areas, switching
  • Absolut value encoders
  • Incremental value encoders
  • Resolvers
  • Sine wave encoders
  • Tachometers
  • Rotary transducers for hazardous areas
  • Code scanners, optical
  • RFID systems
  • Identification sensors for hazardous areas
  • Vision sensors
  • Smart cameras
  • Vision systems
  • Lighting
  • Cameras
  • Lenses
  • Accelerating sensors
  • Deformation sensors
  • Distance sensors
    • Distance sensors, inductive
    • Distance sensors, optical
    • Distance sensors, ultrasonic
  • Torque sensors
  • Pressure sensors, measuring
  • Flow sensors, measuring
  • Color sensors, measuring
  • Humidity sensors
  • Level sensors, measuring
  • Velocimeters
  • Force transducers
  • Light grids, measuring
  • Linear encoders
  • Linear potentiometers
  • Inclination sensors
  • Measuring scanners
  • Temperature sensors, measuring
  • Angle sensors
  • Weighing sensors and systems
    • Load cells
    • Weighing systems
  • Sensors and devices for material analysis
  • Sensors for hazardous areas, measuring
  • Safety cameras
  • Safety light grids and curtains
  • Safety scanners
  • Safety switches
  • Safety connecting blocks
  • Safety shutdown mats

4. Control technology

  • PLC-based control systems
  • Micro-computer based control systems
  • Control modules
  • I/O modules
  • Functional modules
  • Communication modules
  • Control modules
  • I/O modules
  • Functional modules
  • Communication modules
  • Control modules
  • I/O modules
  • Positioning modules
  • Functional modules
  • Communication modules
  • Robot controls
  • Slot PLCs
  • Soft PLCs
  • Embedded PLCs
  • Compact safety PLCs
  • Modular safety PLCs
  • Decentral I/O modules

5. IPCs

6. Software & IT in manufacturing

  • Mechanical construction
  • Electrical construction
  • Programming/software for control technology
  • General planning software
  • MES
  • Production data acquisition
  • HMI/SCADA
  • Energy and resource management
  • Data management for the production
  • Control runtime
  • Production optimization
  • Analysis
  • Asset management
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Condition monitoring
  • Remote monitoring
  • Cyber security
  • Cloud computing applications & services
  • Mobile Application
  • AI Application

7. Interface technology and power supplies

  • Measuring amplifiers
  • Measuring transducers
  • Isolation amplifiers
  • Current and voltage transformers
  • Interface changer
  • Ex-isolating signal converters
  • Uncontrolled power supplies
  • Linear-controlled power supplies
  • Primary-switched power supplies
  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
  • Power supplies for hazardous areas
  • Transformers
  • Isolation monitoring devices
  • Fusing devices
  • Lightning and surge protection devices
  • Current and voltage monitoring devices
  • Phase failure protection devices
  • Monitor relays
  • Measuring relays
  • Compact safety switches
  • Modular safety switches
  • Optical couplers (SSRs)
  • Signalling relays
  • Timers
  • Counters
  • Switching relays
  • Rail-mounted terminal blocks for industrial use
  • Marking material
  • Passive sensors/actor boxes
  • Plug connectors

8. Low voltage-switching devices

  • Motor contactors
  • Auxiliary contactors
  • Semiconductor relays
  • Motor protection switch
  • Overload relays
  • Motor starters/soft start devices
  • Motor management systems
  • Main switches
    • Disconnecting switches
    • Power switches
    • Switch disconnectors
  • Control switches
  • Electric cam switches
  • Mechanical switches

9. Human-machine-interface devices

10. Industrial communication

  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices (I/O modules etc.)
  • Functional modules
  • Network adapters
  • Tools
  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices (I/O modules etc.)
  • Functional modules
  • Network adapters
  • Tools
  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices (I/O modules etc.)
  • Functional modules
  • Network adapters
  • Tools
  • Network infrastructure (radio modems, access points)
  • Field devices
  • Functional modules
  • Network adapters
  • Safety devices
  • Tools
  • Wireless communication for hazardous areas
  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices
  • Functional modules
  • Network adapters
  • Tools and software
  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices
  • Functional modules
  • Software and tools
  • Network infrastructure
  • Field devices
  • Functional modules
  • Software and tools

11. Training and consulting

12. Functional groups

  • Support and development of specifications and standards
  • Associations and societies for standardization
  • Planning and project management tools
  • Provision of models for simulation (e.g. digital twin)
  • Provision of digital article data
    • Processing with CAD / CAE tools
    • Processing with engineering tools
  • Planning and engineering tools
    • Electrical and mechanical construction
    • Design of automation systems
    • Drive dimensioning
    • Programming of PLCs
    • Provision of technology functions
    • Possibility of integration of external article data (e.g. XML files)
    • Simulation tools
  • Tools for parametrization and configuration of products, production processes, machinery and equipment
  • Solutions for virtual set-up
  • Auto-tuning for field devices
  • Systems for production optimization
    • Integration of order, production and product data (e.g. connection to ERP systems)
    • Analysis of machine and process data
    • Energy data and resource management
  • Systems for increasing machine and plant availability
    • Condition monitoring
    • Predictive maintenance
  • Connectivity solutions
    • Cloud / Fog-based solutions
    • Control, monitoring and optimization of production processes
    • Service and support in the production process
    • Industrial Security
  • Preventive services
  • Augmented maintenance services
  • Network services (e.g. data storage, bandwidth)
  • Data and product lifecycle management
  • Design of machines and plants
  • Programming and set-up of machines and plants
  • Realization of integrated IoT solutions for production
  • Connectivity – networking of existing plants

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