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Numatics Introduces the 501 Series Directional Control Valves

September 26th, 2014 · News, Pneumatic & Vacuum

The 501 Series high flow rate 11mm pneumatic valve. 4 way solenoid air pilot actuated valves including double 3/2 function. Available in manifold with Fieldbus, compatible with all industrial protocols (DeviceNet, Profibus-DP) and leading Industrial Ethernet protocols (EtherNet/IP, EtherNet/IP DLR, Profinet). Standard Specifications: Port Sizes: M7 Threads, 1/4, 6mm and 4mm Tubing with Push-In Fittings [...]

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Cognex DataMan 8600 Next-Generation Handheld Readers

September 10th, 2014 · Identification Systems, News

Cognex announced the next generation DataMan® 8600 series of handheld direct part mark (DPM) barcode readers. The DataMan 8600 provides unparalleled barcode reading performance for manufacturers implementing part traceability programs. Rapid adoption of 2-D DPM identification for traceability has manufacturers demanding a rugged, self-contained reader that performs consistently on all types of codes and parts.  [...]

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Sick KTM Mini Contrast Sensor

September 9th, 2014 · News, Sensors

With its gray-tone resolution, high detection reliability with shiny media and short response time, the KTM contrast sensor make the process for packaging items quickly even more reliable. Black and white or color, matte or shiny – with the new ASIC in the KTM contrast sensor, print marks are reliably detected on a wide range [...]

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Mitsubishi Electric Introduces the MR-JE Servo System

September 9th, 2014 · Motion Control, News

Mitsubishi Electric introduces the MR-JE series high performance servo system.  Combining proven reliability with a 2.0 kHz high-frequency response and an energy-saving design, the MR-JE offers the best-in-class performance with the setup ease of advanced one-touch tuning.  Fully compliant with global standards and ready for deployment worldwide, the MR-JE series is the right servo solution [...]

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ML100 Photoelectric Sensors… A Bright Idea!

August 20th, 2014 · News, Sensors

The ML100 series makes its mark as the newest photoelectric innovation from Pepperl + Fuchs. Incorporating the new Power-Beam™ LED technology, ML100 offers the strongest, most uniform and densest light spot available in a non-LASER photoelectric sensor. This miniature photoelectric family offers four sensing modes and is designed with ease of use, reliability, and performance [...]

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New Schmalz Nozzle Technology for Efficient Vacuum Generation

July 30th, 2014 · News, Pneumatic & Vacuum

Schmalz’ new eco nozzle technology has further optimized the energy efficiency of the ejectors, reducing compressed air consumption by up to 15 percent during active vacuum generation. Schmalz has also increased the suction rate by approximately 15 percent, meaning that this series can safely handle not only airtight products, but also porous cardboard. The new [...]

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Cognex introduces In-Sight Micro 1500 high -acquisition speed vision system

July 30th, 2014 · Machine Vision, News

Cognex announced the high-acquisition speed In-Sight® Micro 1500, a compact, smart-camera vision system capable of performing up to 400 inspections per second with 640×240 resolution. The new product also allows users to select resolution options for up to 200 inspections per second at 640×480 resolution and up to 150 inspections per second at 800×600.  The [...]

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Advantech launches new Touch-Panel Computer

July 30th, 2014 · Controls & Visualization

The TPC-1582H is the first in the TPC range to use Intel’s 4th Generation Core i3 processor, which provides an additional 15% increase in speed compared to 3rd Generation processors and faster also refreshes graphic images 30% faster. All of these benefits are achieved whilst maintaining low power consumption and enhanced reliability. The TPC-1582H offers a multitude of IO [...]

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MagneMotion SYNC IT matches the speed and position of external systems

July 30th, 2014 · Motion Control, News

SYNC IT allows MagneMotion’s linear synchronous motors to sync to an external system accurately matching speed in position. Sections of a system are designated for SYNC IT control allowing the end user to control the motion profile of a vehicle within that zone. SYNC IT allows MM LITE to precisely match puck speed and position [...]

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Intera 3 – The Power of Software Driving Innovation

June 26th, 2014 · News, Robotics

Intera 3 enhances Baxter’s capabilities. Intera 3 is the latest and by far the most impressive version of our revolutionary software platform for manufacturing and production applications – with twice the speed, precision, and motion quality of previous versions of the software. Watch Baxter perform machine tending tasks with the power of Intera 3 with [...]

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