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    Programmable logic controller embedded on a single chip

    September 20, 2004 by Staff Divelbiss Corp. (divelbiss.com) has announced PLC on a Chip, a single chip programmable logic controller. The chip is said to be easily programmed with the company’s EZ Ladder PC-based IEC-61131 standard software that features ladder diagram and function block programming.
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    Monitor delivers 3D images to naked eye

    September 20, 2004 by Staff Sharp Systems of America, has introduced the LL-151-3D display, its first stand-alone display that features Sharp’s 3D LCD technology. The 15-in. 3D LCD monitor delivers 3D images to the naked eye, and can be switched between 2D and 3D viewing for standard applications such as spreadsheets, word processing or email.
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    Plastic injection mold part analysis software

    September 20, 2004 by Staff Moldflow Corp. (moldflow.com) has released of Moldflow Plastics Insight (MPI) 5.0 plastics design analysis software for injected molded parts. The release has simulation capabilities and improved solver performance for analyzing thin-walled part designs using midplane and MPI/Fusion meshes.
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    Metric machine screw jacks

    September 1, 2004 by Staff Joyce machine screw jacks from Trans-Quip are said to lift and precisely position loads from 10 kN to 100 kN. Upright or inverted, the jacks operate at full capacity whether the load is in tension or compression. MWJ series jacks are self locking under full lifting capacity.
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    Etched foil insulated heaters

    August 30, 2004 by Staff Commercial grade Kapton insulated heaters from Minco Products, Inc. are said to provide the benefits of a thin, etched foil element at a lower cost. The heaters are less than 0.010 in. thick and can be formed to a 0.030 in. radius.
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    Canadian encrypted pin entry device

    August 30, 2004 by Staff MGR Industries has announced the Interac IDP approved Secure Pin Entry Device (SPED). The product includes an impact resistant chrome keypad mounted in a sealed metal frame from the front to IP65/NEMA4. It is operational from -40° to 70°C.
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    Actuator combines bus interface, absolute encoder

    August 30, 2004 by Staff The Flexidrive actuator from Baumer electric combines a Profibus or CANopen interface, multiturn absolute encoder, dc drive and dc gear motor into a single unit. A PLC issues a position and a start command.
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    Nylon cable holders

    August 30, 2004 by Staff Micro Plastics has announced the Locking Wire & Cable Holder. Used for routing wires and cables, the device is available in two sizes, and is molded in UL recognized Nylon 6/6 material.
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    Material options for retaining rings

    August 30, 2004 by Staff Rotor Clip Company manufactures retaining rings in different materials to suit various applications. The standard material is carbon spring steel. Rings are also produced in Stainless Steel (PH 15-7Mo), with 420 type cold rolled stainless steel as an option.
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    NEMA 4 freestanding modular enclosure

    August 30, 2004 by Staff Rittal has introduced standard NEMA 4 versions of its TS 8 Modular enclosure design. Units are available in 2000 and 1800 mm high, 600 or 800 mm wide and 600 mm deep versions.
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