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    Ratcheting action rivets

    January 6, 2005 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Micro Plastics, Inc. has added four sizes of ratcheting action rivets to its panel fastener inventory. Rivets now fit hole sizes ranging from 1/4 to 9/32 in. with a grip range of .256 to 1.375 in.
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    Machined springs

    December 15, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Helical Products Company, Inc. is applying its flexible coupling, helical beam technology to the design and manufacture of ìmachinedî springs. As opposed to wire wound spring products, Helical uses its flexible helix beam, ìflexure,î as a torsion or compression-extension spring.
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    Colorable rubber

    December 15, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Advanced Polymer Alloys has announced that its Alcryn Melt-Processible Rubber product line can be colored. The product is sold in natural, translucent and clear grades that can be colored with concentrates. Combined with the colorants, the material is said to produce brightly colored, clear, pearlescent, thermochromic or metallic components.
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    Category 4 machine guarding

    December 15, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Scientific Technologies has introduced the EC Series Electrically Coded Interlock Switch and Control Unit. The series consists of a uniquely coded actuator, a read head (switch) and a control unit capable of monitoring up to four switches for applications with up to four guard doors.
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    360&#176 vision inspection sensor

    December 15, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Banner Engineering has announced PresencePLUS P4 GEO vision sensors. The units are said to easily inspect for correct features regardless of product orientation or position in the sensor√ɬ≠s field of view. The 360° inspection capability of the sensors is complemented with a remote Teach feature.
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    Side thrust pins and eccentric bushings

    November 22, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: J.W. Winco, Inc. has announced metric size side thrust pins and eccentric bushings. The spring loaded side thrust pins are said to be versatile and practical components for holding, positioning, and clamping of workpieces, and are cost-effective, space saving, and easy to install.
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    Rod & cylinder magnetostrictive sensor

    November 22, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division recently developed a "rod & cylinder" style linear sensor for hydraulic and pneumatic cylinder and machine positioning applications. Designated the Temposonics ER Sensor, this design represents the newest addition to the E-Series family of accurate and reliable position sensors.
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    Fieldbus hub provides multiple power supplies

    November 22, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the FieldConnex Fieldbus Power Hub (FPH), the latest component-level solution to its FieldConnex Fieldbus Installation System. The modular power supply system for Foundation Fieldbus (FF-H1) provides multiple power supplies for Fieldbus devices via digital data lines.
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    High power pin and sleeve connection devices

    November 22, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Interpower Corp. has expanded its line of IEC 60309 Interpower High Power inlets and outlets. The inlets and outlets are IP44 to 67 rated for dust and splashing water. They are used for connection to equipment rated from 16 to 32 A with service at 120 to 250 Vac.
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    Stainless steel marine actuators

    October 19, 2004 by Staff DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Danaher Motion has introduced Thomson Electrak Marine Actuators. The line of linear actuators provides boat and other marine manufacturers with a source of push-pull power on watercraft.
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