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    EXPLOSION-PROOF ROTARY ENCODERS

    May 2, 2006 by Staff For manufacturing systems in environments where exposure to explosive gases is unavoidable (for example on paint-spray lines, printing machines or silage systems), Heidenhain Corp. has introduced an explosion-proof version of its ROD 420 rotary encoder. The rotary encoder with a…
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    ELECTRIC CYLINDERS

    May 2, 2006 by Staff The Duff-Norton SCN Series SuperCylinders are suitable for a broad range of application and replace both electric and hydraulic cylinders. The unit uses the combination of a precision-guided translating tube system coupled to a motor and reducer via a trunnion…
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    64-BIT SIMULATION FOR WINDOWS XP

    May 2, 2006 by Staff COMSOL has announced that 64-bit multiphysics simulations are now possible on a standard PC. With support for 64-bit Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, users of COMSOL Multiphysics 3.2a can increase the size of simulation models by orders of magnitudes. In…
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    STRING ENCODER CABLE REEL CONFIGURATIONS

    May 2, 2006 by Staff Celesco has introduced PT5600 model String Encoders that consist of industrial rotary encoders mated to Celesco’s linear cable reels. String Encoders are commonly employed when the end users need a linear measurement, but require a signal output provided by a…
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    40 MM FAN DELIVERS 22.3 CFM AIRFLOW

    May 2, 2006 by Staff Air Performance Tech has released a series of fans designed for applications requiring substantial airflow in low profile/1U high applications. The AP4056 Series of DC Ball bearing fans measure 40 x 56 mm and deliver up to 22.3 cfm (cubic…
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    PATENTED SERVO DRIVE SYSTEM

    April 28, 2006 by Staff YET US Inc.’s XtraDrive servo system features patented NCT control technology. The unique adaptive control structure is said to eliminate difficult and time-consuming system re-tuning by automatically accommodating changing load requirements. The non-linear technology achieves zero settling time, optimizing non-linear…
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    FIXED SET-POINT LIQUID FLOW SWITCHES

    April 24, 2006 by Staff Fixed set-point flow switches from Orange Research are available with factory-preset flow settings in six steps from 0.1 to 1.5 gpm. The 30000 Series switches construction includes solid brass or stainless steel pistons and pressure bodies and stainless steel springs,…
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    MINIATURE ISOLATION VALVES

    April 24, 2006 by Staff The series of five customizable miniature isolation valves available from Bio-Chem Valve and Omnifit feature a flexible "mix and match" construction that is determined by solenoid shell size, manifold mountability and flow configuration. Valve shell diameters are available in 0.38,…
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    SMALL MOTOR STACK AND COAT SERVICE

    April 24, 2006 by Staff A stacking, laminating and coating service for small motors, stators and gyroscopes that permits smoother, more densely populated wire-winding is being offered by Applied Plastics Co., Inc. The service holds lamination alignment to within √Ǭ±0.0005 in. and includes deburring and…
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    IMPROVED GENERAL PURPOSE SMALL PLASTIC ENCLOSURES

    April 24, 2006 by Staff Hammond Manufacturing has introduced enhanced versions of its 1591 line of small enclosures. Designated the 1591XX, the new range is available in seven sizes from 3.4 x 2.2 x 1.4 in., 87 x 57 x 36 mm to 8.7 x…
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