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Aerotech, Inc: Miniature linear positioning stages

The compact MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage from Aerotech is designed for the confines of the laboratory while retaining the high reliability required in production environments.
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Festo Corporation: Vacuum sensor for OVEM vacuum generators

With the OVEM vacuum generator from Festo, continuous status monitoring of the entire vacuum system is made possible with an integral sensor.
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Pressure sensors

Ifm’s compact PQ Series pressure sensors measure a full range of pressure and vacuum typical in pneumatic applications.
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Building better vacuum

 A new breed of suction cups and a more efficient vacuum delivery system let this OEM build a better case packer.
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Keyence Corp. of America: Rugged photoelectric sensors

The Keyence PX Series Photoelectric Sensor heads carry an IP-69K environmental rating, allowing them to be subjected to high-pressure washdown applications, even at temperatures to 176ºF.
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Series end effectors

The Impulse Multipick series end effectors for high-speed picking applications are now available from JLS Automation. Developed to achieve higher picking efficiencies that allow for fewer robots and a smaller footprint for the company’s Talon Series picking systems.
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Festo Corporation: Proportional gripper

The new proportional gripper HGPPI from Festo is equipped with a semi-rotary drive and handling module with intermediate position.
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PIAB USA Inc: Oval suction cups for difficult applications

PIAB Vacuum Products, a leading manufacturer of industrial vacuum products and components, introduces new DURAFLEX oval suction cups as a solution for difficult applications.
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PIAB USA Inc: Vacuum Control

Piab will feature the Piab Cruise Control (PCC™), an integrated control option designed to fine-tune vacuum pump performance and lower energy consumption.
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Vi-Cas Mfg: Verified Vacuum Cups

A new service from Vi-Cas Mfg. matches customer-supplied custom vacuum cups against an extensive selection of standard parts. With the Match and Test program, Vi-Cas engineers suggest alternate materials and configurations that may yield shorter lead-times and lower costs than original parts.


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