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FANUC Robotics: FANUC Robotics: Robot show

Held June 3-5 in Rosemont, IL, the International Robots & Vision Show and Conference drew 5굛 visitors to the booths of 175 exhibitors. The show is held every two years, so the next one is scheduled for 2005, most likely in June.
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Pilz International: Noncontact magnetic safety switches

Pilz offers noncontact magnetic safety switches on the input side in conjunction with BG-tested electronic evaluation devices, plus safe relay, semiconductor, and power outputs on the output side.
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SICK, Inc: Safety interlocks

Sick has added more than 20 new safety interlocks to its product line to include safety position switches, safety locking devices, noncontact safety sensors, safety operating and emergency stop switches, and safety switches with separate actuators.
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SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: Open safety network

Sick (Minneapolis, MN), Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI), and Omron Corp. (Schaumburg, IL) are collaborating on the development of an open protocol for safety communications.
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Insight Control Systems Intl., Inc: Vision system

Insight Control Systems (Safety Harbor, FL) introduces InSight 2000 On-Line Vision System for pharmaceutical products and medical device products and packages, including closures, vials, ampules, and syringes.
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Banner Engineering Corp.: Mat monitor modules

Banner Engineering (Minneapolis, MN) offers Safety Mat Monitor Modules with a universal design for use with any standard, 4-wire safety mat or safety edge that is based on contact plates or strips that short together to cause activation.
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Pilz International: Safety relays

For use with optical sensors, proximity switches, inductive sensors, and mechanical switches, the PMUT X1P muting controller is available from Pilz Automation Safety (Canton, MI).
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Nexen Group: Servo motor brakes

Nexen Group’s (Vadnais Heights, MN) Eclipse™ servo motor brakes provide emergency holding and stopping to increase safety in vertical and horizontal applications.
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SICK, Inc: Safety light curtain

C4000 is a safety light curtain with a self-contained, noncontact control that combines high resolution with a small size. From Sick (Minneapolis, MN), it features a small-profile cross section with protective heights ranging from 300 mm to 1꼀 mm (1’ to 6’).
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Rockwell Automation: Portable, wireless HMIs

The Allen-Bradley MobileView portable, wireless human-machine interface (HMI) devices from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) can be used while moving around a machine, down a production line, or throughout an entire plant for greater worker and plant productivity.

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