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    Automotive wire harness tape

    August 30, 2004 by To facilitate wire harness recycling, Scapa Automotive has introduced Autolon 824, a halogen free harnessing tape that looks and feels like PVC but emits no toxins during combustion.Suitable for wire harness wrapping, clip retention and color code identification, the tape is a polyolefin film single coated with a synthetic rubber pressure sensitive adhesive. The tape is said to match the performance of PVC tapes, offering good elongation, easy unwind and tear, and conformability for simple application. Autolon 824 also offers a fogging number between 70 and 95, withstands temperatures up to 85°C, and provides resistance to cold, fluids, and abrasion.
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    Cushioned mounting brackets

    August 27, 2004 by Pepperl+Fuchs' cushioned mounting brackets are shock absorbers for inductive sensors. The spring-loaded housing secures the sensor and protects against accidental impact for industrial applications where target over-travel is common.
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    Multi-angle vision sensor

    August 27, 2004 by Omron Canada has announced the F250 four-camera machine vision sensor for multi-angle applications. Real-time rotation position compensation searches for parts or features located at random angles and positions, while maintaining production speeds of up to 6000 parts/min.
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    Harmonic drive gearhead

    August 27, 2004 by The Quantum series from HD Systems delivers 50% more torque than the CSF series while maintaining zero-backlash, 1 arc min positional accuracy, and ±5 arc s repeatability.
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    Straight-bore conveyor clutch

    August 27, 2004 by Nexen Group has announced the Air LSCC-54 straight-bore conveyor clutch. The unit is suitable for soft starts in accumulating, chain-driven live-roller or in-line material handling conveyor applications.
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    DASYLab data acquisition system

    August 25, 2004 by DASYLab software from Omega is said to help users solve complex data acquisition and control scenarios easily and quickly by working with a flowchart directly on the screen. Module icons are placed on the screen and connected with wires in a schematic diagram, which represents the flow of data through the system.
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    Vortex measuring system

    June 12, 2004 by Endress+Hauser has introduced a new version of its PROline Prowirl vortex flowmeter. The measuring devices are suitable for most varied steam, gas and liquid applications, and are CSA IS or XP approved for Zone 0 to Zone 2 locations.
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    Rail linear guides

    June 12, 2004 by Danaher Motion has introduced the Thomson 500 Series Profile Rail Linear Guides. Available in ball or roller profile configurations, the series is said to feature exceptional rail straightness, smoother, quieter operation through REPLACE molded re-circulation paths and simpler installation on joint-free rails up to 6 m long.
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    Strain gauge load conditioner

    June 12, 2004 by The MVD 100 digital load conditioner from Magtrol is dedicated to load measuring applications using load cells or transducers. The conditioner can supply one full-bridge sensor and offers 3 adjustable set points, suitable for load/overload detection in crane and lifting applications.
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    Fastener quality stainless wire

    June 12, 2004 by Carpenter Technology Corp. has introduced 302HQ-SFQ stainless heading wire, said to provide all the properties needed for standard fastener quality (SFQ) material at what the company describes as a value price.
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