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AutomationDirect: Powerline filters/surge protectors

With multiple levels of surge protection, AutomationDirect’s AEGIS powerline filters/surge protectors protect single-phase electrical and electronic equipment from the full spectrum of transient disturbances, including surges and line noise, that can cause misoperation and damage.
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Festo: Pneumatic actuator control valve saves space, money, time

Designed to adjust or stop cylinder movement and de-energizing, the new Festo VFOF model LE-BAH adds control functionality by providing one-way speed control, manual override, and emergency stop functionality – holding a piston’s position even in the vertical position – in a single compact unit.
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Clippard: Electronic high-flow poppet valves

Clippard's EGV Series valves are electronically piloted versions of the GV series valves, for large-flow, low-leak applications is available in 1/8-in. NPT ported and manifold mount, utilize Clippard 10 mm or 15 mm valves, and offer numerous voltage and connection options.
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Beckhoff: Stainless steel EtherCAT Box I/O

Stainless steel product portfolio extended for food, beverage, pharma and chemical applications.
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Festo: Redesigned actuator control valves

Festo’s VFOF, VBNF, and VBQF multi-functional pneumatic control valve series have been redesigned to create multi-functional units that are said to be less expensive to purchase than comparable solutions, more than 50% smaller in terms of height, save energy, and are easier and faster to install, troubleshoot, and maintain.
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Longer Super Air Knives Cover Wide Spans

EXAIR has expanded Long Super Air Knives to include a maximum length of 108″ (2743mm) and is now manufacturing all knives 60″ (1524mm) and longer in one piece construction. New one piece construction ensures seamless airflow and eliminates coupling multiple short length air knives together. One piece construction decreases overall height by ½″ making it better for tight spaces.
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Aerotech: Ball-screw stage with linear encoder

A compact, high-performance linear positioning stage, Aerotech’s MPS75SLE features exceptionally smooth travel combined with outstanding accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 25 nm.
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Successful suction.  The programmable dense-cup-population tooling uses a total of 128 vacuum cups to pick freshly baked buns and other products from primary packaging lines to bread trays
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Vacuum tooling reduces changeover time

The system was so successful at boosting speed on an end-of-line packaging solution for bread products that the OEM applied for and received a patent.
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WAGO: 24V DC power supplies

EPSITRON® ECO power supplies are the industry’s first economically priced 24V DC power supplies with all three Ex approvals (UL Class 1, Div.2, ATEX and IECEx).
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WAGO: Module

The 750-439 NAMUR Ex i Module provides a flexible and effective solution for intrinsically safe digital applications.
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