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Motion control software

Warner Electric (S. Beloit, IL) has introduced a Windows(TM)-based software package that guides designers through sizing and selecting products required for linear motion applications.
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Case packer

The new automatic and servo-motor driven case packer from Brenton Eng. (Alexandria, MN) reaches speeds to 35 cases/min. It features a patented continuous-motion downstacker.
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Brushless servo

The MR-C brushless servo system from Mitsubishi Electronics (Mt. Prospect, IL) was designed as an economic alternative to five-phase or microstepping drives.
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Linear actuators

A new line of electromechanical actuators is available from PHD (Ft. Wayne, IN). The Series ES servo-powered linear actuator (Emax(TM)) provides quick, smooth and accurate multi-position linear motion, as well as simplified program- ming.
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Case erector

R.A. Pearson Co. (Spokane, WA) has developed a new compact case erector that runs tablock or standard cases at speeds to 25 containers/min. Model R225 has a variable frequency drive with a programmable keypad.
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Harsh-duty labeling head

Quadrel Labeling Systems (Mentor, OH) offers the Q60 labeling head with NEMA 4X electronics for use in harsh or wet environments such as dairies or beverage bottling plants.
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Input/output module

Turck (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the busstop(TM) input/output module for DeviceNet(TM) networks. The module is designed to connect standard input/output devices to a "bus," which is the communications system linking electrical components in a packaging line.
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Motor products

Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has added products to its Washdown Duty line. Available are the Three-Phase Inverter Drive® and Vector Drive® motors in 1 through 10 HP in NEMA frames 143TC through 256TC.
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Hi-res printers

The Overture series of high-resolution printers from Marsh (Belleville, IL) use a carton template as a backdrop for simplified message creating. Users define the actual carton size, then insert various coding elements at desired locations.
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Application News

Courtaulds Performance Films has doubled silicone coating capacity at its Martinsville, VA, facility by extensively upgrading an existing gravure coater with new ovens, drive systems and components supplied primarily by Faustel (Germantown, WI).

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