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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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    Safety shut-off valves

    August 30, 2004 by ASCO has extended CSA-GAS Certification for its range of Automatic Safety Shut-off valves to include dc power constructions in the range of 6 to 240 V. Two models are available; series 8215 for Z21.21 (6.5) automatic valve requirements and series 8214 for C/I (3.9) safety shutoff valve requirements.
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    Electro-pneumatic pressure regulators

    August 30, 2004 by SMC Corp. has announced the ITV1000 electro-pneumatic regulator. The maximum flow rate is 250 L/min (ANR) when a set pressure of 0.5 MPa is applied. The regulators offer step free control of air pressure proportional to an electrical signal. Internal circuitry pulses supply and release valves to maintain the desired output air pressure.
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    Servo-pneumatic drives

    August 30, 2004 by As an alternative to standard pneumatic and electrical drives, servo-pneumatics are said to allow for speed and position controlled motion at pneumatic cylinders, as well as for accurate, dynamic positioning. One example is a pneumatic cylinder with integrated displacement encoder, one proportional valve in place of the on-off valve and an SPC200 positioning controller from Festo.
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    Hydraulic digital controller

    August 30, 2004 by Axiomatic Technologies has announced a flexible digital controller for hydraulic valves. The HDCD series (dual output hydraulic digital controller) current control is based on multiple temperature sensor, PT or RPM sensor inputs. Switched inputs (digital inputs) are provided to suit a range of applications.
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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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