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Festo Corporation: Microwave sensor

Applications in harsh environments can now benefit from a microwave sensor in a pneumatic cylinder from Festo. Offering non-length-dependent displacement for pneumatic or hydraulic linear drives, sensor also provides facilities such as diagnostics, process monitoring, and plug & work.
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Copley Controls Corp.: Low-cost sub-system

Copley Controls offers a cost-competitive sub-system for fast-response position control applications in packaging automation.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Optimized Air Flow

The new Series AS3 FRL from Bosch Rexroth fulfills high demands in terms of air preparation for packaging machines that use pneumatics. The system’s modular construction includes filters, regulators, lubricators, and accessory devices such as shut-off valves and distribution blocks.
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Thompson Scale: Filler Upgrades

Thompson Scale now offers the 4693 Filler Upgrade, available for a variety of filling and packaging equipment, including machinery that loads product into bags, boxes, tubs, totes, drums, or bulk bags.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Pneumatic linear drives

The GSU series of pneumatic linear drives from Bosch Rexroth provides good guiding qualities within a small unit. Unit may be used in gantries as an X-axis or as a workpiece pallet in material supply.

Pneumatic cylinders feature clean-design principles that enhance hygiene and simplify maintenance.
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Clean-design valves ensure sanitation

Clean-design pneumatic valve terminals and actuators offer a high level of hygiene, as well as low maintenance.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Electro-pneumatic servo system

The Rexroth AirNC electro-pneumatic servo system is ideal for demanding food and packaging applications. It integrates into the main control via digital, analog, or serial communications.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Pneumatic mini slides

The ZSC pneumatic slides from Bosch Rexroth are specially designed for vertical applications, using a ball rail system between twin piston rods. The company says the design allows for a lower profile and weighs less than conventional double-rod slide units.
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IMI Norgren, Inc: Motion control catalog

Norgren published a new, consolidated catalog called “Motion Control Solutions, part number APC-1”. The full-color catalog will guide consumers through Norgren’s pneumatic products: actuators, valves, pressure sensing and control, air preparation, fittings, KIP, Herion, and Watson-Smith lines.
Controls Product Brief

Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics: Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics: Pneumatics diagnostics and integration

The new Drive and Diagnostic Link (DDL) from Bosch Rexroth’s Pneumatics Div. makes it possible for pneumatics to be fully integrated across the overall control system on a packaging machine.


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