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SMC gets to grip with powerful solutions at Tire Technology Expo 2018

TIRE TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2018 20 - 22 February 2018 Hannover Hall 21, Booth 7045

SMC will be taking to the road again at this year’s Tire Technology Expo, Messe, Hannover, to showcase its suite of solutions and confirm its position as the leading global partner for pneumatic and electrical automation technology.

From booth 7045 in Hall 21, SMC will be highlighting its innovative products that meet the challenges facing the sector, including the demands of Industry 4.0, Machine Safety & ISO 13849 and Energy Efficiency. These innovations are designed to assist tire companies in reaching their objectives of better productivity and improved safety.

SMC’s EU Industry Manager, Paolo Gamarino, said: “We are delighted to be exhibiting at Tire Technology 2018, which is one of the biggest and best exhibitions of its kind. Visitors to our stand will be able to discover more about our capabilities to apply forward-looking, tailor-made solutions for a wide range of processes across the tire industry.”

Among the SMC products on display will be the EX500-GEN2 and EX500-GPN2 fieldbus systems for remote valve terminals and input modules. Compatible with protocols Ethernet/IP and PROFINET, they also feature an integrated web server and automatic addressing. Moreover, visitors will be impressed by SMC’s ground-breaking new Wireless Communication System.

The SY valve series will show further numerous advanced options including residual pressure venting, bi-stable valves with detent, as well as valves with optional spool detection for direct monitoring.

Visitors to SMC’s stand will be welcomed by a team of experts who will be on hand to offer professional advice and support.

Further information about SMC’s solutions can be found on the Product Catalogue section of

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