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Autoprod Inc: Multi-product filling system

Autoprod's (Clearwater, FL) Fast-Pack DK Filling system has been redesigned to offer greater flexibility, faster production and lower costs. New nozzle designs enable the system to handle multiple products-margarine, butter, half-fat spreads-of varying viscosities.
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Kollmorgen: Compact servo motor

Platinum XT Series three-phase brushless DC servo motor is now available from Kollmorgen Motion Technologies Group (Radford, VA) in a compact housing for tight space requirements.
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Galil Motion Control, Inc: Motion controller

Galil Motion Control's (Mountain View, CA) DMC-1412 single-axis stand-alone controller is for stepper and servo motor control. It uses a specialized 32-bit processor that accommo-dates encoder speeds to 8 million counts/sec for servos and 2 million/sec for steppers.
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Hoffman: High-voltage servo motors

High-performance, high-voltage MHD digital AC servo motors from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) give packaging machines more power, with the space and cost savings of smaller motor-frame sizes and reduced-size power cables.
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Emerson Motion Control: Sizing servo motors

A how-to paper on servo motor sizing for position control applications is available from Emerson Motion Control (Chanhassen, MN). Provides plenty of examples of formulas that can be used to compute required torque, factoring in inertia, friction, acceleration and deceleration.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Indexing servo drives

Rockwell Automation/Electro-Craft (Eden Prairie, MN) has added indexing functionality to its BRU-Series Advantage Line family of digital servo drives.
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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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ARPAC LLC: Shrink bundler

The Brandpac® BPTW-70 is a new high-speed shrink bundler from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) capable of wrapping up to 70 trays/min. Its smooth overlap sealing system eliminates unsightly welded seams.
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Pacific Scientific: Selection guide

Pacific Scientific (Wilmington, MA) released a brochure on its family of brushless digital servo systems. The selection guide provides detailed product features and benefits, technical and system component information, specifications and performance curves and dimensions.
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Industrial Dynamics/filtec: Laser printer for high-speed coding applications

The Lasetec is a new laser printer from Industrial Dynamics (Torrance, CA). It produces precise text, bar codes and graphics on packages with a print quality said to be superior to other high-speed coding devices on the market.

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