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Alignment conveyor. The ARB alignment conveyor segment uses 16 ERD electric actuators to activate rollers on the belt to align moving packages in pallet layers.
OEM Application Note
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Electric actuators add speed, precision to pallet-layer former

A prototype development project for a maker of conveying and pallet-forming equipment has led to a whole new line of electric actuators for applications in food and beverage industries.
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GNV Series needle valves
Controls Product Brief
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Clippard: Needle valves

Clippard’s GNV Series needle valves provide bidirectional flow control, feature a rugged and compact design, are available with multiple mounting options, port sizes, flow rates, and adjustment styles, include 360˚ rotating ports, and are suitable for use with push-quick fittings.
Controls Product Brief
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Bimba Mfg.: Expanded line of switches

Bimba Manufacturing introduces a completely new Solid-State switch series to its family of switch products.
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Controls Product Brief
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Schneider Electric Motion: Circular connectors on motors

Schneider Electric Motion’s Lexium MDrive products are expanded with the release of CANopen with M12 circular connectors on NEMA motor sizes 23 & 34.
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
Machine Product Brief
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Bimba: Multipurpose parallel and angular grippers

Bimba Manufacturing Co. and its subsidiary Mead Fluid Dynamics added extruded pneumatic parallel and angular grippers to its full line of MFD products.
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Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Current transducers

NK Technologies solid-core case ATH Series Current Transducers with Time Integration now accommodate 120 VAC power supplies for use in heater monitoring applications.
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Environmentally sound compressor
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Environmentally sound compressor

Gardner Denver demonstrates its EnviroAire water-flooded rotary screw oil free compressor. The machine is ISO class 0, and silicon free, which can be key depending on the application.
Ventilation for wrapped pallets
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Ventilation for wrapped pallets

The Flexi-Rope option on the Muller Octopus stretch wrapper is a patented new feature that brings ventilation to pallet loads of hot-filled products, for example, that often need air circulation for a period of time after they've been palletized and wrapped.
Controls Product Brief
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Pepperl+Fuchs: UHF RFID reader

Compact and easy-to-integrate, F190 transmits data in bundles to maximize productivity and efficiency.
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