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Controller for seamers

Hyde Park Electronics (Dayton, OH) has designed a controller for high-speed can seamers with cover feed mechanisms that are actuated by a spring return, either solenoid or air.
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Corrugating systems

Erhardt + Leimer's Corrugated Div. (Spartanburg, SC) offers three web guiding systems for the corrugating industry that stabilize and align the web either to the machine center or in reference to the outer liner.
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Components

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has unveiled a new 8-page brochure: "Solutions for Food & Beverage Packaging, Food Processing and Flexible Packaging." It describes how individual components such as sensors, process controllers, PLCs, timers and counters, operator interfaces, RFID and machine vision systems can work together with existing automation to provide total automation solutions.
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Photoelectric sensor

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) NAiS-brand AKA series of photoelectric sensors is available with PNP or NPN output. Diffuse reflective units can detect objects up to 70 cm away.
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Proximity sensor

The WT4 is SICK Optic Electronic's (Eden Prairie, MN) smallest photoelectronic proximity sensor. It measures about 1 sq" and weighs 20 g. The WT4 has a variable scanning distance of 20 to 80 mm (0.788" to 3.152") to allow sensing of any color object against any reflective background.
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Sensor manifold

The ProxBlox® Eight Sensor manifold from Namco Controls (Highland Heights, OH) reduces sensor cabling requirements while offering unique diagnostic and protection features.
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Clear container sensor

The CCS Series adaptive clear-container photoelectic sensor from Honeywell's Micro Switch Div. (Freeport, IL) senses glass and plastic containers at a rate of 2ꯠ/min.
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Photoelectric sensors

SICK Optic-Electronic's (Eden Prairie, MN) W.250 line of photoelectric sensors is suited for a range of applications including presence/absence detection and fill-height monitoring in a bin.
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Sensors for low temperatures

Leuze-Lumiflex's (Rockaway Hill, NJ) 96 Series of photoelectric sensors for low temperatures are designed for manufacturing facilities that have cold storage plants.
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Fiber optic sensor

Expert(TM) is a microprocessor-based DC fiber optic sensor from Banner Eng. (Minneapolis, MN) that senses light differentiation in low-contrast settings.

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