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Motion controllers

Ormec's (Rochester, NY) new Orion(TM) motion controller family includes the 586/133MHz processor. This processor offers a 25% speed increase and enables Ormec customers to upgrade to a more industrial PC-based platform.
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Photoelectric sensor

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) new NAiS®-brand UZG-series separate amplifier photoelectric sensors are said to be the first in the industry with push-button sensitivity settings for easy set-up.
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Mini sensors

The CX20 Series of miniature sensors from SUNX (W. Des Moines, IA) is an economic alternative to the CX Series of sensors. IP67 rated, the sensors operate at 12 to 24 VDC and are self-contained.
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Photoelectric sensors

Namco Controls (Highland Heights, OH) has introduced the EP200 Series of photoelectric sensors for use in a variety of industrial applications. Surface-mount electronics make them suitable for presence/absence detection.
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Ultrasonic sensor

Turck (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the Q30, a low-cost ultrasonic sensor. It was designed with a single high-performance transducer that is used as both the emitter and receiver.
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Photoelectric sensors

The QM42 Series of 10- to 30-v DC photoelectric sensors from Banner Eng. (Minneapolis, MN) is designed to withstand severe environmental conditions and impact.
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Machine vision system

The SmartImage Sensor from DVT (Norcross, GA) inspects for presence/absence, orientation, position and size. FrameWork 1.2, a Windows®-based software user interface, allows subpixel measurement and math computation skills.
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Visual inspection system

The Cintex (Kenosha, WI) CPI visual inspection system provides real-time data as it inspects up to 200 plastic, paperboard, or single-sided foil packs/ min.
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Clear object detector

Allen-Bradley (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced the Series 10ꯠ Photoswitch ClearSight sensor, suitable for bottling and packaging applications.
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Proximity sensor

The WTR photoelectric proximity sensor from SICK Optic-Electronic (Eden Prairie, MN) is specifically designed for accumulation, loading and unloading applications on roller conveyors.

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