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 Desktop piezo drive
Controls Product Brief
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Aerotech: Desktop piezo drive

Desktop piezo drive from Aerotech is networkable with any ensemble drive to control up to ten axes of piezo and/or servomotor stages; the Ensemble QDe is designed for seamless use with the Ensemble family of drives and controllers.
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Tolomatic ACS actuator controllers
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Tolomatic: Single-axis driver/controller

Available in both servo and stepper control technologies, the Tolomatic ACS actuator control solution for industrial applications ensures interoperability between other ODVA conformant devices over EtherNet/IP.
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Productivity2000
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Programmable controller

The Productivity2000 is AutomationDirect’s newest addition to the Productivity line of industrial controllers.
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CX8091 Embedded PC
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Beckhoff: Small local controller

Compact embedded PC can serve as data collector for comprehensive energy management in plant environments.
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Ultra Packaging’s Veronica
OEM Application Note
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Controls platform brings cartoning flexibility

Pedigree Ovens of Harvard, IL, a contract manufacturer in the niche market of high-end dog treats, recently decided to invest in cartoning technology to improve productivity and increase capacity.
High-performance DC drives
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: High-performance DC drives

IronHorse GSD1 series DC drives are high-performance Pulse-Width-Modulated (PWM) controllers for 12 to 48V equipment, providing smooth control with high-efficiency operation, and are ideal for applications such as auger feeders, automated door actuators, commercial cooking equipment, food production, industrial pumping systems and more.
Enhanced drive platform
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Siemens: Enhanced drive platform

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #6137! Siemens has announced that its Sinamics G120 drive system has been enhanced to include EtherNet/IP connectivity, thus providing maximum flexibility for industrial Ethernet communication while offering innovative concepts for those wanting a single network for the entire plant.
RAM event engine
Controls Product Brief
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Red Lion: RAM event engine

Remote monitoring M2M solution enhances real-time control and notification in industrial environments.
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Supplier News
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Duravant acquires established manufacturer Hamer

Hamer’s assets expand Duravant’s reach in high quality specialty automated packaging equipment and systems.
Ring Gear Inside with Pinion Low Angle
OEM Application Note
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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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