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    Cordsets and receptacles

    August 30, 2004 by Turck Inc. has announced 3- and 4-pin M5 pentafast threaded connector products. The products can be used for power and signals to factory automation equipment. The line offers a 3 or 4-pin connection with a coupling nut that is 6 mm in diameter.
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    High-performance plug connectors

    August 30, 2004 by Plug connectors independent of the mounting rail are now available for the ST-Combi range of pluggable spring cage terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact. With these 'flying' couplings, connections can be accommodated in cable channels and distributor shafts.
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    Electrical devices connection

    August 30, 2004 by The 862 series from WAGO offers a flexible product for connecting of electrical devices and equipment. The series was designed as a cost-effective alternative, with flexible options, to traditional chassis mount terminal blocks such as barrier strips and terminal strips.
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    Four-axis amplifier

    August 30, 2004 by Galil Motion Control has introduced the AMP-19540, a four-axis amplifier capable of driving up to four brush or brushless motors up to 500 W each. The amplifier can attach to the Galil DMC-18xx PCI bus, DMC-21x0 or Galil Optima controllers that use a 100-pin SCSI connector and cable.
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    Belt driven slides

    August 30, 2004 by Blueline 1 series belt driven slides from Techno-Isel feature lengths up to 2 m and speeds up to 2.4 m/s. Units are available in 17 different lengths from 450 to 2050 mm.
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    Zero backlash linear motor

    August 30, 2004 by Baldor Electric Company has announced a linear motor design said to combine the best features of traditional brushless technology with cost advantages of less expensive stepper technology. The HyCore linear motor is also said to bring these benefits to applications: zero backlash, high efficiency, unlimited travel, improved accuracy, fast velocities and accelerations over 60 ips and up to 3 G.
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    Motion control for Linux, VxWorks

    August 30, 2004 by National Instruments has announced the Motion Hardware Driver Development Kit for creating embedded motion systems in platforms such as Linux, VxWorks and RTX. The kit includes a manual designed to help engineers create the necessary software interface for using NI motion hardware on their platform of choice.
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    Absolute rotary encoders

    August 30, 2004 by Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced the SCS10 series single-turn parallel output absolute rotary encoders. Suitable for direct connection to a discrete input PLC, the series is housed in a aluminum casing, and offers IP65 protection and 13-bit resolution.
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    Harmonic filter

    August 30, 2004 by Danfoss North America Motion Controls has introduced the Advanced Harmonic Filter (AHF) series 005 designed to reduce total harmonic current distortion (THiD) to <5% that is said to provide performance similar to that of an 18-pulse drive.
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    Stainless steel cylinders

    August 30, 2004 by Air cylinders from Clippard Instrument Laboratory feature a 303 stainless steel rod and 304 stainless steel body. Maximum pressure is 250 psi and seal material is Buna-N U-cups.
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