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    PXI CHASSIS AND CONTROLLERS PROVIDE UP TO 1 GB/S PER SLOT

    April 19, 2006 by Staff National Instruments has announced what it says are the industry’s first PXI Express chassis and controllers delivering up to 1 GB/s per-slot dedicated bandwidth. Engineers can use the new PXI chassis and controllers based on PCI Express signaling to improve…
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    MINI LIGHT CURTAIN SENSOR

    April 19, 2006 by Staff Baumer Electric has introduced the ParCon ZADM 034I, an analog optical line sensor that projects a continuous 24 mm wide parallel beam to a reflector, permitting edge and width detection to 1.0 mm. The mini light curtain sensor measures both…
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    LOW PROFILE, SURFACE MOUNT, DIP CODED ROTARY SWITCHES

    April 17, 2006 by Staff APEM Components, Inc. has introduced the P36 series, RoHS compliant, DIP Coded rotary switches. The series comes in a 7.4 mm square package available in SMT and through-hole configurations and are process sealed to ensure reliable operation. The switches are…
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    LASER ALIGNS MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

    April 17, 2006 by Staff Pinpoint Laser Systems has announced its Microgage Laser Alignment System for use in manufacturing plants and production facilities. The product is said to be easy to use, improve manufacturing efficiency, increase machine life and reduce downtime by ensuring that moving…
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    INFRARED THERMOMETER WITH ADJUSTABLE EMISSIVITY

    April 7, 2006 by Staff Omega’s OS562 is a tool for temperature measurements with non-contact measurement capability and compatible with type K thermocouples. The 5-key operation offers max, min, DIF (differential) , hold, and AVG modes. The backlit LCD screen and the built-in laser can…
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    STEEL METAL CORE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

    April 7, 2006 by Staff Elpor steel metal core printed circuit boards (MCPCBs) from Heatron are said to offer the unique advantage of a porcelain ceramic coating. The coating provides the primary electrical insulation between the printed circuit and the steel core. It is applied…
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    MECHANICAL SEAL

    April 7, 2006 by Staff Flowserve Corp. has introduced the Flowserve QBQ LZ contacting-face mechanical seal, featuring Precision Face Topography and its patented wavy face seal design. Optimized for service with light hydrocarbons of specific gravity between 0.40 and 0.60, the seal is designed for…
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    COLOR SENSOR COMBINES DISCRETE AND RGB ANALOG OUTPUTS

    April 7, 2006 by Staff EMX Industries has introduced the ColorMax-1000 RGB color sensor with 4 discrete outputs plus RGB analog outputs. The combination of discrete and analog outputs in one sensor is said to provide more intelligent control over manufacturing processes requiring color recognition.…
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    MONITORED CONTROL VALVES

    April 7, 2006 by Staff To meet operating and safety requirements many countries, including the European community and Canada, government authorities have mandated the use of monitored spool valves on all machine tools where the is potential for operator injury. They include, but are not…
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    HARSH-DUTY OPTICAL ENCODERS

    April 3, 2006 by Staff Danaher Industrial Controls Group (DICG) announced an expansion of its NorthStar brand of heavy duty encoders with a new line of harsh-duty optical encoders designed for washdown and intrinsically safe environments. The new line’s five encoder models -the HD20, HD25,…
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