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Shaft speed monitoring

Electro-Sensors (Minnetonka, MN) offers a rotating shaft speed monitoring system whose setpoints can be calibrated and fault-tested on the fly, without shutting down packaging machinery.
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DVT Corporation: Motion and position sensors

SmartImage Sensors from DVT (Norcross, GA) are low-cost, high-performance sensors that combine machine vision and intelligence so that position, orientation and identification deviations can be located and corrected.
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Friction feeder

Multifeeder Technology's (Little Canada, MN) new high-speed friction feeder is said to use a revolutionary feeding mechanism that uses friction to separate and feed products with virtually no damage to the products.
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Zebra Technologies: Selection via software

The ability to select bar-code labels and supplies from Zebra Technologies (Vernon Hills, IL) is now possible through Windows(TM)-based software. The Electronic Selector Guide provides a list of user requirements and criteria, including durability, resistance to heat and cold, exposure to corrosive chemicals, and surface composition.
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Efector, Inc: Photoelectric sensor

The OG Series photoelectric sensors from efector inc. (Exton, PA) offer the reliability of automatic microprocessor setups in an 18-mm body size. During installation, it "learns" the signal strength characteristics of both target-present and target-not-present conditions.
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Aromat Corporation: Photoelectric sensors

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) new NAIS®-brand UZD series photoelectric sensors help boost production-line efficiency and reduce labor costs through features including self-diagnostics, freedom from background interference, easy beam alignment and crosstalk prevention.
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SICK, Inc: Inductive sensors

SICK Optic-Electronic (Eden Prairie, MN) offers inductive proximity sensors designed to detect metallic objects. Their fully encapsulated design includes no moving parts or contacts, providing low maintenance and protection against vibration, shock, dust, dirt and humidity.
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Photoelectric sensors

The Skan-A-Matic C2000 series of high-performance, subcompact, photoelectric sensors from Clarostat (Richardson, TX) are designed for harsh-duty environments.
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Defect detector

TapTone (North Falmouth, MA) has introduced the Case Tracker system for detecting leaks and other defects in cases of bottles, cans or jars on food and beverage production lines.
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Pillar Technologies - An ITW Company: Foil detection

Pillar Technologies (Hartland, WI) has introduced a dual-purpose system that uses an electronic sensor to detect the presence of aluminum under induction-sealed caps.

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