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    Proportional cartridge valves

    August 30, 2004 by Lynch Fluid Controls has announced proportional cartridge valves from Sun Hydraulics Corp. The valves are available in a wide range of pilot, single and two stage products, with ratings up to 5000 psi and flow up to 200 gpm.
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    NFPA hydraulic cylinders

    August 30, 2004 by The cylinder differential tie rod (CDT4) series of NFPA hydraulic cylinders from Bosch Rexroth is said to offer reliability in a variety of settings, including machine tool, automotive, press, plastics machinery, civil engineering, material handling and wood and paper industry applications.
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    Resins for portable devices

    August 30, 2004 by GE Advanced Materials has introduced two new grades of Lexan EXL polycarbonate/siloxane resin. Lexan EXL 9112 resin and Lexan EXL 1434 resin provide various levels of flame retardancy. They are a suitable for use in portable electronics, converged devices, telecommunications and handheld computer applications.
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    Polycarbonate film

    August 30, 2004 by Makrofol EPC (Extended Performance Composite) from Bayer Films Americas is an enhanced performance composite film with what is said to be a velvet first surface and a matte second surface that offers excellent durability, as well as abrasion and chemical resistance.
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    Fluid power seal compound

    August 30, 2004 by Simrit has introduced Disogrin 7695, a proprietary compound used for fluid power seals that is compatible with both mineral oils and water. The material is resistant to hot water up to 250°F, making it a possible alternative to chloroprene and ethylene propylene rubbers.
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    Custom die-cut magnets

    August 30, 2004 by Custom die-cut magnets in a variety of shapes and sizes are available from Bunting Magnetics Co. The company's manufacturing capability allows it to produce bonded magnets, following customer design specs, at what are said to be economical prices, even when orders are for very small quantities for building prototype or production models that require special magnets.
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    Plastic bearings replace traditional bronze

    August 30, 2004 by Igus Inc. has introduced a plastic plain bearing, iglide R, to replace traditional bronze bearings in many applications. Iglide R, like all iglide plastic bearings, requires no lubrication, is oil-free and will not corrode.
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    Quiet needle roller bearings

    August 30, 2004 by INA series NK and NKI machined needle roller bearings with plastic cages have been introduced in some under-roller and bore diameter sizes. Structure-borne noise in these bearings is said to be 70% below values obtained for comparable bearings with a steel cage.
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    Fastener hold patch

    August 30, 2004 by Both threaded and unthreaded fasteners can be temporarily held in place during transport, fabrication or assembly with the patented NYSTAY locating patch from Nylok Corp.
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    Impact riveting machines

    August 30, 2004 by Adtech Impact Riveters are machines rated six tons and up, automatic rivet feed, mechanical drive impact riveters. Advantages include: custom safety requirements designed to meet individual standards; up to 40 tons rated power available throughout full range of stroke; high speed -cycle times <1 s; adjustable rivet setting force with optional process monitoring; automatically fed rivets.
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