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Aerotech, Inc: Gear-drive rotary stages for tight spaces

Available in two sizes, Aerotech’s MPS-GR series rotary stages provide accurate, repeatable positioning in a miniature, low profile and economical package.
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Balluff: Linear position transducers

Providing highly-accurate and reliable position control signals, Balluff’s Micropulse Generation 7 linear position transducers are now available with a Rapid Replacement Module (RRM) option that allows quick field replacement without removing the pressure tube from the hydraulic cylinder, making field-level maintenance fast and easy.
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Pepperl + Fuchs: Reliable position detection

Pepperl+Fuchs’ PosiTrack PCV Data Matrix Positioning System is a 2-D, camera-based position feedback system that uses a data matrix code band for a wide range of positioning tasks including automated storage and retrieval systems, overhead monorails, lifts and rotary turntables.  
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Banner Engineering Corp.: EZ-ARRAY sensors with IO-Link handle high-speed, precise monitoring

Banner Engineering’s A-GAGE EZ-ARRAY 2-piece measuring light curtain with IO-Link output is a cost-effective measuring sensor solution designed for quick and simple installations.
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Pepperl + Fuchs: Multi-pixel array sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs’ RL31-8-H-800 Multi-Pixel Array Sensors are said to provide a sensing distance up to 3 times that of similarly sized sensors; can reliably and consistently detect objects of varied colors without requiring any adjustments or the need to “re-teach;” and quickly and easily adapt to multiple and evolving application requirements.  
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SICK, Inc: Positioning sensor

SICK’s Inspector P30 Positioning Sensor offers a flexible method for part location and provides a precise positioning point of a known target.
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Tri-Tronics Company: High-resolution sensor

The MARK-EYE® Pro from Tri-Tronics is a high-speed (45us response time), high-resolution sensor designed to accurately detect printed registration marks on continuous web machinery.
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Novotechnik U.S., Inc: Touchless rotary position sensor

The Vert-X 22 Series of touchless sensors from Novotechnik feature a permanent magnet that is secured to the rotating object so that there is no direct mechanical linkage between the shaft and the measuring system, resulting in no wear.
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Photocells ensure accurate positioning on high-speed wrapper

A network of nearly 20 sensors on the GlobalShrink system help keep container collating, tray positioning, and shrink film infeed on track.
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