More than 700 pages of information on pneumatic, hydraulic and electromechanical actuators is available in PHD's (Fort Wayne, IN) Catalog 98. Complete engineering data is featured for powered slides, grippers, cylinders, rotary actuators, multi-motion actuators and switches.
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The Plasti-Clip Line from Poly-Clip (Mundelein, IL) is a new system that uses USDA-approved plastic clips to close bagged or netted products. This makes easy metal detection possible and allows microwavability.
Reading Technologies (Reading, PA) has introduced the Model R99 miniature air regulator. It uses positive control of tool inlet air pressure and adjustable control to assure constant air flow to pneumatic devices.
Newly redesigned compact cantilever slides are small but can handle high-impact loads, says manufacturer PHD (Ft. Wayne, IN). Series SA and SB Slides can carry loads for a wide variety of applications with dynamic side loads at up to 75 lb.
Damark (Lewisville, TX) will introduce its HS Series sleeve wrap/bundler at Pack Expo West. Reaching speeds to 30 packages/min, the wrapper is controlled by a SLC 500 PLC and is equipped with heavy-duty electrical, mechanical and pneumatic components for continuous high- speed operation.
The JK35-590 is a pneumatic stapling gun from Josef Kihlberg (E. Syracuse, NY). It's designed specifically for securing corrugated fiberboard to wood for applications such as pallets, frames and other transport packaging.