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Sunx Sensors: Safety light curtain

The SF2-EH safety light curtain from Sunx Sensors, a div. of Ramco Innovations, (West Des Moines, IA) conforms to IEC 61496-1/2 international standards and is compatible with equipment conforming to OSHA, ANSI, and ANSI/RIA 15.06 regulations.
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lpha gear drives, Inc: Servo gearhead

Alpha gear drives (Elk Grove Village, IL) has released the TP-High Torque planetary gearhead for dynamic servo applications. Gearhead offers 110% higher torque, 50% greater rigidity, and 700% higher overload safety over the classic TP design.
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Norstat,Inc: Safety switches

Furtif AMX is the name of a series of non-contact, magnetically coded safety switches that are bolted or screwed to packaging equipment or doors to prevent operators from potential injury when opening equipment that’s running.
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TechnaSeal: Automated control system

The Series V automated control system on all lines of pneumatically powered thermal impulse heat sealers from TechnaSeal (Livermore, CA) is designed to increase safety, operating efficiency, and control/validation.
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Nexen Group: Servo motor brakes

New, larger sizes of its Eclipse servo motor brakes are available from Nexen Group (Vadnais Heights, MN). Said to expand line to 8 size groups to fit more than 250 servo motors from 15 motor manufacturers.
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Krones, Inc: Filling/packing brochure

Krones (Franklin, WI) has released a brochure describing its foodstuff filling and packing capabilities. Brochure includes information on depalletizing, palletizing, filling, durability, labeling, packaging, safety and customer service.
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Pilz International: Machinery safety guide

Pilz (Farmington Hills, MI) has introduced the 6th edition of its Guide to Machinery Safety. Details information on machinery regulations and standards for the U.S.
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Schmalz Inc: Modular vacuum pumps

Type SMP modular vacuum pumps from Schmalz (Raleigh, NC) provide a complete integrated vacuum solution using optimized venturi nozzles (5 sizes), control solenoid valves for turning on/off the compressed air, solenoid valves for converting suction to blow-off, vacuum switches, safety check valves, filters, and silencers.
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Rockwell Automation: Stack lights

From Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) comes Allen-Bradley 855T Series B Stack Lights, suited for environments that are wet, dirty and corrosive.
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Pilz International: Safety fieldbus

Pilz’s (Farmington Hills, MI) new PSS SB DI16 is a remote digital input module that provides 16 inputs for the Pilz SafteyBUS p® safe fieldbus system to control decentralized safety-device applications such as light curtains, safety gates or E-Stops.

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