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lpha gear drives, Inc: Alternative to pneumatics

Alpha Gear Drives (Elk Grove Village, IL) has introduced a high-precision, low-cost linear and rotary actuation system called Ternary. Available in linear (TLS Series) and rotary (TRS Series) motion, the Ternary products provide increased control, flexibility, accuracy and reliability, all at reduced cost compared to pneumatic actuators.
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Bimba Mfg. Co.: Pneumatic control system

Bimba Mfg.’s (Monee, IL) Pneumatic Control System (PCS) is designed to control any of its pneumatic position feedback actuators. Closed-loop system, featuring pneumatic valves, is said to position the actuator rod or shaft accurately and hold it in position with various degrees of accuracy and force.
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Parker Hannifin Corporation: Pressure regulators

A new range of remote-controlled electronic pressure regulators are designed to accurately control pneumatic pressure by means of a signal from a closed-loop integrated electronic control system.
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Textron: Textron: High-speed reject

With a new high-speed servo pneumatic actuator system, cans and bottles may be automatically rejected from beverage packaging lines running at speeds to 1겨/min.
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Automation Robotics: Automation Robotics: Robotic casepacker

The Robopack 1500 from Automation Robotics (Richardson, TX) operates using a pneumatic drive instead of servos, brakes, clutches and mechanical stops.
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All-Fill Inc: Volumetric filler

Model 305 single-head piston filler from All-Fill (Exton, PA) handles liquids, creams, pastes and other viscous products in fills from 50 mL to 2 ½ L.
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Samuel Strapping Systems: Friction-weld strap tool

The PCF-19E pneumatic friction-weld tool from Samuel Strapping (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada) is a lightweight, high-tension, rugged device that offers fingertip control in the application of heavy-duty polyester strapping.
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler for irregular-shaped products

Recommended for labeling irregular or awkwardly shaped products such as tape rolls, the PDC R-300 shrink labeler from PDC (South Norwalk, CT) applies sleeves at speeds to 350 pieces/min.
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Vac-U-Max: Powder conveying system

Vac-U-Max (Belleville, NJ) introduces the Model PB pneumatic conveying system for dry powders. Through a 48”-L wand and vacuum hoses, product is vacuumed from drums into feeders equipped with a discharge spout positioned above either a primary package or a tank on a filling machine.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Liquid filler

With fill-height accuracy to ±0.2", the redesigned Pneumaflow® Filler from Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) positions the product supply directly above the fill heads so that fewer tubes are used to deliver the product.

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