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    DIGITIZER SCANS 2-AND-3 DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS

    January 11, 2006 by Staff Techno Inc. has announced the TechProbe digitizer CNC accessory. The digitizing probe mounts to any of Techno’s Servo CNC systems via a 1/4 in. collet. TechProbe software will digitize 2D objects with complex curves, or 3D objects with geometric parts.…
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    USB DIGITAL I/O INTERFACE

    January 11, 2006 by Staff Intended for industrial control applications, the 8255-compatible OMG-USB-DIO48 from Omega has 48 channels of buffered digital I/O. The 8-bit ports are configurable as inputs or outputs, with 10K pull-up resistors on each port bit, which let users create customized input…
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    USB 2.0 DEVICES PROVIDE HIGH-SPEED DATA ACQUISITION

    January 10, 2006 by Staff National Instruments has expanded its USB-9000 series of USB data acquisition (DAQ) devices with the release of eight new USB 2.0 Hi-Speed DAQ devices. With sampling rates up to 800 kS/s, these new devices include free interactive data-logging software for…
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    URETHANE MATERIALS FOR PAPER-HANDLING APPLICATIONS

    January 6, 2006 by Staff MPC has announced Durethane M, Durethane F, and Durethane S custom-formulated urethanes for banking machine applications such as those for currency handling, check processing, billing and other paper-handling tasks.
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    MINIATURE MICROSTEPPING DRIVER

    January 3, 2006 by Staff The upgraded IM481H PLUS microstepping driver (model XIM481H) from Intelligent Motion Systems includes a patented new motion control chip said to add active anti-resonance, smooth low speed motion, and precise current control for motion control applications and drive stepping motors…
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    MACHINE ALIGNMENT AND ANALYSIS

    January 3, 2006 by Staff Hyatt Industries has introduced the smartSCANNER, a single-system platform for vibration analysis, balancing and shaft alignment. The unit, developed by Pruftechnik, has features that include machine vibration, temperature, horizontal alignment, machine diagnosis, balancing, process parameters, bearing condition, pump cavitation, rpm…
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    ULTRASONIC AND PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS

    January 3, 2006 by Staff AutomationDirect has added lines of UHZ miniature ultrasonic and FARS, MQ and HEE/HER series sensors.
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    MICRO-PRECISION METAL TURNED PARTS AND ASSEMBLIES

    January 2, 2006 by Staff RUBIS-PRECIS can supply micro-assemblies in high tech materials, including fine engineering ceramics, tungsten carbide and synthetic sapphire.
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    THREE PHASE LINE FILTERS HELP KEEP OUT NOISE

    December 8, 2005 by Staff Tyco Electronics’ line of Corcom 3-phase power line filters provides EMI noise suppression where there is heavy switching of inductive and capacitive loads. The Corcom A Series 3-phase filter is designed for four wire WYE applications and provides filtering in…
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    IGBT GATE DRIVER CONTROL

    December 8, 2005 by Staff The Compact IGBT series from Powerex is said to offer a solution to designers who require more than an IGBT in their design but are not willing to give up control of the gate driver. The series includes packages with…
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