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    TIME DELAY RELAY ALTERNATIVE TO INTEGRATED TIMERS

    February 28, 2006 by Staff AutomationDirect has announced additions to its line of relays. The AD-70-STM-1 Socket Timing Module converts 783 and 784 series relays to time delay relays, creating a what is said to be a cost-effective alternative to integrated timers. The module has selectable time scales ranging from 0.1 s to 10 days and can be adjusted with the built-in potentiometer.
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    AC/DC CONVERTER DELIVERS 2000 W

    February 28, 2006 by Staff Absopulse Electronics' HBLF 2000 is an ac/dc power supply employs field-proven full-bridge topology to deliver 2000 W from a 9.28 x 2.25 x 13.37 in. chassis. The standard version provides 24 Vdc/83 A, 48 V/42 A or 56 V/36 A and accepts a 230 Vac (±15%) input.
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    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2006 MOTION CONTROL PRODUCTS

    February 14, 2006 by Staff VIEW PDF
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    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2006: SPOTLIGHT ON SENSORS

    February 12, 2006 by Staff VIEW PDF
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    January/February 2006 CAD Chronicle

    February 9, 2006 by Staff VIEW PDF
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    LINEAR ACTUATORS

    February 1, 2006 by Staff The Bug series of linear actuators from Ultra Motion feature ABEC-7 angular contact bearings and interchangeable motor mounting plates. A Kevlar drive belt and pulleys provides 1:1, 2:1, 3:1, 4:1 and 5:1 drive ratios with low backlash and low audible noise by eliminating gears between the motor and the drive screw. There are 17 motor options including: dc, dc servo, dc gearmotors, steppers, and Animatic "Smart Motors." Absolute position feedback is available so that position is remembered even if power is lost.
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    BALL SCREW FIXED BEARING MOUNTS

    February 1, 2006 by Staff Rockford Ball Screw has introduced a line of "fixed rigid" bearing mounts designed to support both radial and axial load components of force, suitable for ball or Acme screw applications requiring higher speeds and thrust loads.
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    FLEXIBLE COUPLINGS

    February 1, 2006 by Staff Helical Products Company has announced a "generate only" product enhancement program that enables designers to use their own machine processing expertise with Helical's "Flexure" generating capabilities. When a HELI-CAL Flexure (coil) is integrated into an existing component; this is said to help to relieve any excessive loads from misalignment and have marked impact on system performance.
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    TIMING BELT PULLEYS

    February 1, 2006 by Staff A series of 2 mm pitch GT 2 aluminum timing belt pulleys for 6 mm belts manufactured by Stock Drive Products feature the patented Fairloc integral hub fastening system designed to eliminate the need for conventional separate hub clamp devices. The hubs are said to offer the benefits of frequent position adjustment, while adding positive metal-to-metal fastening strength along the entire hub surface.
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    RODLESS ACTUATOR

    February 1, 2006 by Staff Tol-O-Matic has introduced the B3W series electric belt drive actuator. In most applications the B3W can be used as a direct drop-in replacement for the company’s B3B actuator, and is said to allow users to accelerate larger loads faster, without…
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