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    ELASTOMER BUMPERS

    February 28, 2006 by Staff Energy Kinetics Inc. has introduced the TeMAX line of elastomer bumpers, tested to surpass service life of earlier models by 15%. TeMAX is an acronym for Thermoplastic Energy Absorber MAXimized. Improvements in durability over earlier EKI (and competitive) products comes from alloying virgin Hytrel, enhancing tensile strength, with the added benefit of significantly greater moisture stability.
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    HIGH PRESSURE RATED ROTARY UNION

    February 28, 2006 by Staff The Duff-Norton 1900 series rotary union was developed for high pressure applications up to 700 bar and with maximum temperature ratings up to 120&#176C. Standard models feature nickel treated carbon steel construction, but are also available in stainless steel.
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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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