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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.
Controls Product Brief

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.
Controls Product Brief

Festo Corporation: Proportional gripper

The new proportional gripper HGPPI from Festo is equipped with a semi-rotary drive and handling module with intermediate position.
Controls Product Brief

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.
Controls Product Brief

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.
Controls Product Brief

Multivac Inc: Enhanced Medical Packaging

Multivac introduces a new line of vacuum chamber systems built with solid seal bars, enabling a constant and verifiable temperature over the entire sealing surface throughout the full sealing cycle.
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Ball Corp.: Centrifugal Blowers

The latest additions to the Republic Centrifugal Blower product line are the RB2000 and the RB500 (shown). The RB2000 produces up to 2ꯠ CFM with motor options from 20-HP to 30-HP.
Controls Product Brief

P.E. USA, Inc: Roll-Fed Labeling

From P.E. USA comes the Rollmatic labeling system, designed for roll-feeding labels onto full or empty cylindrical and shaped bottles. Running at speeds from 100-1ꯠ bpm, features include automatic label self-alignment, servo motor control for film cutting length, rotary blade on the cutting drum, and gripperless label transfer using a vacuum cylinder.


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