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    STEEL METAL CORE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

    April 7, 2006 by Elpor steel metal core printed circuit boards (MCPCBs) from Heatron are said to offer the unique advantage of a porcelain ceramic coating. The coating provides the primary electrical insulation between the printed circuit and the steel core. It is applied…
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    MECHANICAL SEAL

    April 7, 2006 by Flowserve Corp. has introduced the Flowserve QBQ LZ contacting-face mechanical seal, featuring Precision Face Topography and its patented wavy face seal design. Optimized for service with light hydrocarbons of specific gravity between 0.40 and 0.60, the seal is designed for…
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    COLOR SENSOR COMBINES DISCRETE AND RGB ANALOG OUTPUTS

    April 7, 2006 by EMX Industries has introduced the ColorMax-1000 RGB color sensor with 4 discrete outputs plus RGB analog outputs. The combination of discrete and analog outputs in one sensor is said to provide more intelligent control over manufacturing processes requiring color recognition.…
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    MONITORED CONTROL VALVES

    April 7, 2006 by To meet operating and safety requirements many countries, including the European community and Canada, government authorities have mandated the use of monitored spool valves on all machine tools where the is potential for operator injury. They include, but are not…
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    HARSH-DUTY OPTICAL ENCODERS

    April 3, 2006 by Danaher Industrial Controls Group (DICG) announced an expansion of its NorthStar brand of heavy duty encoders with a new line of harsh-duty optical encoders designed for washdown and intrinsically safe environments. The new line’s five encoder models -the HD20, HD25,…
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    CAGE CLAMP TERMINATION REDUCES CONNECTION TIME

    April 3, 2006 by Binder-USA has announced cage clamp termination for the 713 and 715 series, field attachable, M12 connectors. This termination type is also available in the 825 series D-coded Industrial Ethernet connectors. The cage clamp termination design is said to dramatically simplify…
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    ESD VACUUM SUCTION CUPS

    April 3, 2006 by A series of ESD (electro-static dissipative) vacuum suction cups have been introduced by Anver Corp. Anver Nomastat ESD Vacuum Suction Cups are made from a proprietary elastomer that can handle up to 400&#176F and have a static dissipating value of…
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    CAPACITIVE TACTILE SENSORS WITH DIRECT DIGITAL OUTPUT

    April 3, 2006 by Pressure Profile Systems, Inc. has announced DigiTacts sensors based on capacitance rather than resistance. Units differ from earlier versions by providing direct digital outputs (3.3 or 5 V) rather than raw analog voltage levels. Small and flat (less than half…
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    DUAL AXIS MOTION CONTROL FOR EMBEDDED DESIGNS

    April 3, 2006 by AllMotion Inc. has announced the dual axis EZHR17EN stepper motor controller and driver system. Units are 40 x 40 mm with encoder feedback that provides up to 2 A drive current for one axis and up to 1 A for…
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