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Ring Gear Inside with Pinion Low Angle
OEM Application Note

Ring slide components deliver precise motion

This builder of tablet counting systems needed precise control of bottle infeed for a 200 bottles/minute system going to a maker of substitute narcotic tablets.
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Controller upgrades for injection molding machines
Controls Product Brief

Beckhoff: Controller upgrades for injection molding machines

Beckhoff Automation has announced the XMold and eMold controllers, integrated solutions to enhance automation in injection molding machines; leveraging high-end PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology, the XMold system is intended for the most complex injection molding machinery in the industry, while eMold is designed to suit cost-sensitive applications as an efficient yet powerful solution.
Supplier News

HepcoMotion appoints new U.K. Sales Manager

Graham Smith moves up from Regional Manager to cover all of the United Kingdom.
Industrial matrix drive
Controls Product Brief

Yaskawa: Industrial matrix drive

The U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive from Yaskawa enhances performance beyond that of a conventional AC drive, with extremely low harmonic distortion and regeneration in a space-saving design, without the need for additional components.
Supplier News

Intelligrated appoints Russ Mellott VP of Software Sales

The 25-year veteran of sales and executive positions will manage global software sales for Intelligrated.
L and LRS Series compressors
Machine Product Brief

Gardner Denver: Rotary screw compressors

Gardner Denver launches the L and LRS rotary screw compressors.
Synchronous drive components
Controls Product Brief

AutomationDirect: Synchronous drive components

New SureMotion line of power transmission products includes timing pulleys (or sprockets), bushings and timing belts that allow users to change speed and torque while connecting mechanically rotating components.
Zone controller for accumulation conveyors
Controls Product Brief

Intelligrated: Zone controller for accumulation conveyors

ZoneFlex Advanced is an upgraded flexible zone control for the company’s Accuglide and IntelliQ zero-pressure accumulation conveyors; system monitors and automatically responds to changing accumulation conditions to optimize product flow of varied package types, sizes and weights with maximum control.
Supplier News

B&R opens 25th subsidiary in Singapore

B&R’s new Singapore office is strategically located to serve the entire Southeast Asia region
Sealed linear actuators for lighter loads
Controls Product Brief

Bell-Everman: Sealed linear actuators for lighter loads

Bell-Everman is now offering a compact model of its SLS sealed linear stage that keeps contamination such as manufacturing debris, particulate or liquid contaminants outside of the stage housing.


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