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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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    ROD & CYLINDER STYLE MAGNETOSTRICTIVE SENSOR

    December 8, 2005 by Staff MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division recently developed a "rod & cylinder" style linear sensor for hydraulic and pneumatic cylinder and machine positioning applications. Designated the Temposonics ER Sensor, this design represents the newest addition to the E-Series line of position…
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    300 WATT BRUSHLESS MOTOR

    December 8, 2005 by Staff The Maxon EC 45 electronically commutated brushless motor incorporates a 4-pole neodymium magnet to provide high torque without a gearhead. By assembling the motor such that the coils are outside the rotor, good heat dissipation and high overload capability is…
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    SELF-LUBRICATING ROD END BEARINGS

    December 8, 2005 by Staff J. W. Winco, Inc., has announced threaded stem or tapped type self-lubricating rod end bearings in metric sizes. The rod end body is made of zinc-plated steel, while the ball socket is made of bearing steel, 100 Cr6, hardened and…
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    INDUCTIVE PROXIMITY SENSOR RESISTS WELD SPLATTER

    December 8, 2005 by Staff Inductive proximity sensors from HTM electronics have a body completely machined from stainless steel, including the sensing face. To ensure that material does not adhere to the sensor, including weld splatter, the stainless steel body and mounting hardware have been…
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