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    Mobile hydraulic cylinder position sensors

    March 16, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: MTS Sensors has introduced a line of mobile hydraulic position sensors. Beginning with an enhanced version of the existing MH sensor, the M-Series sensors line will also include solutions designed for smaller diameter cylinders (>1.5 in./32 mm), and a new sensor for applications requiring extended performance and features, such as programmable velocity outputs.
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    1-1/2 hp ac gearmotors

    March 16, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. has introduced a series of parallel shaft ac TEFC gearmotors. Available in 5 gear ratios ranging from 5.8:1 to 42.8:1, the 880 series gearmotors produce up to 1060 in. lb of continuous duty torque.
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    8 mm DIP rotary switches

    February 22, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: ND and ND3 series of ultra-miniature 8 mm DIP rotary switches from NKK Switches are available in both through-hole and SMT configurations.
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    Detachable multi communication unit

    February 22, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Aromat Corp.  has introduced the FP2-MCU, a multi communication unit for FP2 series programmable controllers. Using detachable serial blocks, a total of two different configurations can be selected.
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    Entrance/exit guarding

    February 22, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Scientific Technologies Inc. has introduced the IMS Safety Muting System. The IMS system is said to easily integrate into nearly any entrance and exit conveyor system application, and is engineered to distinguish between material and people entering a dangerous area.
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    Emergency stop switches

    February 22, 2005 by DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: IDEC has introduced the XA (16 mm) and XW (22 mm) series Emergency Stop (E-Stop) switches. The switches include a new technology called ìsafe break actionî said to provide greater levels of operator safety.
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    Driven linear transmission unit

    February 1, 2005 by Bishop-Wisecarver has introduced the  HepcoMotion DLS5 belt driven linear transmission unit. The DLS5 is produced with a 50 mm wide belt and manufactured on a aluminum beam of up to 6 m and fitted with a HepcoMotion GV3 precision ground slide.
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    Linear drive speed control

    February 1, 2005 by Uhing ìrolling ringî drives now feature two design options for fine adjustment of linear speed, neither of which requires electronic controls or programming. A control lever/dial provides 100 discrete settings, permitting changes to the driveís linear pitch (distance traveled per shaft revolution) in 0.01 in. increments.
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    Visual computing in Linux

    January 31, 2005 by SGI has announced the Silicon Graphics Prism, a Linux OS-based visual computer product line.
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    Electronics circuit simulation

    January 31, 2005 by Electronics Workbench has announced that its electronics circuit simulation software, Multisim 8, provides an almost 50% time savings for existing Multisim users.
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