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    Pushbutton safety adapter

    June 11, 2004 by Staff EAO Switch Corp. has introduced the Extreme Duty front ring adapter, an addition to its Series 14 line of pushbutton switches. The front ring adapter is installed in conjunction with an ordinary mushroom cap to convert a regular Series 14 pushbutton into one that is said to be capable of withstanding even the most severe abuse while protecting the encased switch.
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    Smart circuit breaker

    June 11, 2004 by Staff E-T-A Circuit Breakers has introduced the E-l 048-800 smart circuit breaker. Designed with solid state technology to provide relay control, the unit is said to be the first device of its kind to combine solid-state switching, electronic circuit protection, analog signal output and diagnostic functions.
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    Harmonic gearheads

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Oriental Motor USA Corp. has introduced harmonic gear technology for its AlphaStep series of stepping motor and driver packages with built-in feedback devices. The harmonic (HG) gearhead is available in combination with two types of AlphaStep packages.
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    In-line helical geared motors

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Bauer MLD has announced the IP65-rated BG series geared motor line. The in-line, helical series is one of four configurations, and is available in 13 gearbox sizes with capacities from 163 to 137,000 lbf in. and thousands of power ratio combinations.
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    Screw conveyor bushings

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Graphalloy graphite/metal alloy, split conveyor bushings from Graphite Metallizing Corp. are suitable for screw conveyors operating in corrosive, continuous duty paper making environments.
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    Taper bushing system

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Ringfeder Corp. has introduced the RING-lok keyless taper bushing system suitable for the printing, sawmill and machine tool industries. The system is said to eliminate backlash by combining the features of a keyless locking device and steel taper bushing system, and is not influenced by reversing loads and will not vibrate loose.
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    Tension control bore brakes

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Large bore brakes from Magtrol are hysteresis brakes that contain an inside diameter that can accommodate wire feed directly through the brake, while the rotor is mounted to a tape supply reel to provide the required tension. The brakes consist of two primary parts: a pole/case assembly and a rotor.
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    FDA food grade bushings

    June 11, 2004 by Staff ETP stainless steel shaft locking bushings from Zero-Max are available in 5/8, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2 in. and 60 mm sizes in addition to those previously offered. The keyless devices are able to lock into position gears, pulleys, sprockets and other components in a mechanical system.
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    Synchronous belt/sprocket

    June 11, 2004 by Staff Goodyear Canada Engineered Products Division has announced the Eagle Pd synchronous drive belt and sprocket system. The helical offset tooth design of the system is self-tracking, which is said to eliminate the need for sprocket flanges and offer a 98% power-efficiency rating that is at least a 5% improvement over standard V-belts and pulleys.
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    Chinese power cords

    June 11, 2004 by Staff The Chinese 10 A power cord part number 86517050 from Interpower comes with the molded Chinese plug and 2.5 m of 3 x 1.00 mm2 international cable.
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