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New scanning technology measures barrier film thickness

Combyscan by Syncro is based on Syncro's Optylayer system, which uses capacitive and inductive technology to measure the total thickness of the barrier film in blown film lines.
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Energy efficient all-electric blow molding machines

Uniloy Milacron’s UMS 200 EZ D double station machine produces containers up to 4-liter capacity, with view stripes, at a rate of 620 bottles per hour and a cycle time of approximately 22 seconds.
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New waterjet cutter is flagship for industry leader

Flow International invented waterjet cutting and is the world leader with over 12,000 installations in over 60 countries. The new Flow Mach 4C is their flagship system, designed to be the most accurate and easy to use waterjet for fast ROI in high productivity shops.
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Thermoformer is versatile, energy efficient

Wrapping Machinery’s new FC780 E represents a new generation of vacuum and pressure forming machines for the food packaging industry. Designed to handle all thermoformable materials including PP, PE and OPS, the FC 780 E series is equipped with automation from B&R to achieve consistent quality, short retooling times, flexibility, ease of use, and significant energy savings through regenerative braking.
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SCX11 Universal Controller
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Oriental Motor USA: Universal controller

The SCX11 Universal Controller from Oriental Motor is a powerful single axis motion controller and is a direct replacement for its SCX10 controller.
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FLEX diagram
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Oriental Motor USA: Network products

Announcing the introduction of Network Products from Oriental Motor, meaning their drivers now offer a built-in controller (stored data) type and can connect to various master controllers.
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Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit diagram
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Rockwell Automation: Machine control toolkit

Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit cuts design time and cost, optimizes control performance.
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SICK, Inc: Absolute encoders

SICK’s singleturn AFS60 and the multiturn AFM60 absolute encoders with Industrial Ethernet are dual-port Industrial Ethernet encoders that provide EtherNet/IP, PROFINET RT and EtherCAT connectivity.
VBA-2A-G10-E2L-1M-2V1-W AS-Interface Module
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Pepperl + Fuchs: AS-interface module

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the VBA-2A-G10-E2L-1M-2V1-W AS-Interface Module.
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PKP series stepping motor
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Oriental Motor USA: Stepping motor

The PKP series is a 1.8° high-torque type stepping motor providing up to 1.2~1.7 times more torque than our PK Series stepping motors and is offered for the same list price.
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