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Horizontal wrapper

The Sierra horizontal wrapper from PFM Packaging Machinery Corporation (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada) uses rotary end crimp jaws to wrap at speeds to 140 packages/min.
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Robotic product line

The Maestro System 4(TM) Robot product line from ABB Robotics (New Berlin, WI) includes a variety of products operating under the System 4 controller.
Controls Product Brief
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EPS collection map

The Association of Foam Packaging Recyclers (Washington, DC) has designed a four-color map highlighting 185 collection locations for EPS peanuts and packaging.
Controls Product Brief
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Additions to I/O system

Allen-Bradley (Milwaukee, WI) has added four input and output modules, two terminal bases and a communication adapter to its Flex(TM) I/O system, which is a combination I/O and terminal strip unit to save cost and space.
Controls Product Brief
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Cylinder position sensors

Namco Controls (Mentor, OH) has introduced the Low Profile Rotatable Cylindicator® sensors for applications requiring end-of-stroke indication on hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders.
Controls Product Brief
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Speed reducer line

Baldor Electric's (Fort Smith, AR) Universal Series and 900 Series of worm gear speed reducers have center distances from 1.33" to 3.5".
Controls Product Brief
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One-piece photoelectrics

Honeywell's Micro Switch Div. (Freeport, IL) has introduced the PDMP Series photoelectric controls with a one-piece limit switch-style construction for easy installation.
Controls Product Brief
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Temperature control

SYSCON-RKC (South Bend, IN) has introduced the REX-S100, a 1/16th DIN single-display temperature control. A deviation display lamp for at-a-glance indication of deviation between present and set temperatures.
Controls Product Brief
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Flow line weighers

Flow line weighers from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) measure the mass flow rate and total mass of free-flowing particulate materials with an accuracy of ±.5% or better.
Controls Product Brief
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Infrared thermometer

Ircon's (Niles, IL) Mirage® MR-30 series infrared thermometer provides accurate measurements from 500 to 2500°F. Can operate in high ambient temperatures up to 140°F without external cooling.

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