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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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Photoelectric sensor

Q14 opposed-mode photoelectric sensors from Banner (Minneapolis, MN) measure less than 1/3" W and can sense at a 70" range. They can detect for either object presence or absence, with either sinking (NPN) or sourcing (PNP) outputs, with an operating range from 5°F to 131°F.
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Heaters and sensors

Fast Heat (Elmhurst, IL) has released a "Heating Elements and Sensors" brochure. Finned hi-temp cartridge, standard cartridge, band, strip, tubular and cast, and Flextracoil® heaters are featured in the four-page brochure.
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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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