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    Magnetic latching valve

    June 11, 2004 by Peter Paul Electronics Co., Inc. has introduced a magnetic latching valve suitable for pressures to 500 psi, for use where power is limited or coil heating is undesirable. The unit is offered in 6 to 60 Vdc and draws approximately 7 W when energized.
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    FDA food grade bushings

    June 11, 2004 by ETP stainless steel shaft locking bushings from Zero-Max are available in 5/8, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2 in. and 60 mm sizes in addition to those previously offered. The keyless devices are able to lock into position gears, pulleys, sprockets and other components in a mechanical system.
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    Harmonic gearheads

    June 11, 2004 by Oriental Motor USA Corp. has introduced harmonic gear technology for its AlphaStep series of stepping motor and driver packages with built-in feedback devices. The harmonic (HG) gearhead is available in combination with two types of AlphaStep packages.
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    Synchronous belt/sprocket

    June 11, 2004 by Goodyear Canada Engineered Products Division has announced the Eagle Pd synchronous drive belt and sprocket system. The helical offset tooth design of the system is self-tracking, which is said to eliminate the need for sprocket flanges and offer a 98% power-efficiency rating that is at least a 5% improvement over standard V-belts and pulleys.
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    Chinese power cords

    June 11, 2004 by The Chinese 10 A power cord part number 86517050 from Interpower comes with the molded Chinese plug and 2.5 m of 3 x 1.00 mm2 international cable.
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    In-line helical geared motors

    June 11, 2004 by Bauer MLD has announced the IP65-rated BG series geared motor line. The in-line, helical series is one of four configurations, and is available in 13 gearbox sizes with capacities from 163 to 137,000 lbf in. and thousands of power ratio combinations.
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    Threaded REPLACEs for plastics

    June 11, 2004 by Patented DeltaForm threaded REPLACEs for plastics from PennEngineering Fastening Technologies offer an alternative to traditional REPLACEs or thread-forming screws in high-volume fastening applications.
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    UNIX workstation enhanced

    June 11, 2004 by HP Canada has announced the HP Workstation c8000, with up to 4x better graphics performance and 2x the compute power of prior models. HP is said to be the first workstation vendor to offer AGP 8X graphics and the latest HP zx1 chipset, providing more memory bandwidth than previous models, with 25% lower memory latency.
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    PLM portfolio integrated

    June 11, 2004 by Dassault Systemes and IBM have released Version 5 Release 13 of their product lifecycle management portfolio, comprised of CATIA for collaborative product development, and Enovia and Smarteam for product data and life cycle management.
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    Multiple properties analysis

    June 11, 2004 by Ansys Multiphysics 8.0 from Ansys, Inc. is a coupled physics software tool combining structural, thermal, CFD, acoustic and electromagnetic simulation capabilities.
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