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MAXVU
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West Control Solutions: Package-sealing temperature controller

The MAXVU can be set up in one minute for many packaging, food and beverage, and textile industry applications.
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler
Machine Product Brief
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PDC International Corp.: Shrink labeler

The R-100 applies full-body and tamper-evident sleeves at speeds of 30 to 100 cpm.
Yaskawa Motoman: Robotics software
Machine Product Brief
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Yaskawa Motoman: Robotics software

MotoPick synchronizes multiple robots to pick fast-moving product.
Pneumatic system solutions
Controls Product Brief
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B&R: Pneumatic system solutions

In cooperation with partners Festo, ASCO Numatics and Aventics, B&R has created a solution for seamlessly integrating pneumatic solutions in an automation system; users benefit from extremely easy handling, high clock accuracy throughout the system and maximum freedom in the selection of hardware.
Web server screen
Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Enhanced drive family features integrated web server

Siemens announces the enhancement of its popular Sinamics® S120 drive system with an integrated web server to facilitate more efficient diagnostic and maintenance functionality for end-users, integrators and system designers alike.
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Safety switches
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Expanded interlocking safety switch line

AutomationDirect’s safety products offering includes additional interlocking safety switches.
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Lenze's Mark Collins
Supplier News
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Lenze Americas appoints Mark Collins Director of Engineering

Collins joins the Lenze Americas business leadership team to support global inverter sales.
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Machine Product Brief
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New 1 NPT Swivel Fitting Makes Precision Blow Off Easy

EXAIR's new Model 9204 1 NPT Swivel Fitting makes it easy to precisely adjust the position of our award-winning air nozzles. With this 303 Stainless Steel swivel, EXAIR’s powerful, efficient and quiet Super Air Nozzles can be pointed exactly where you need work to be done. A 50 degree total angle of adjustment provides the movement necessary for your nozzles to be in the best position for maximum effectiveness. The 1 MNPT x 1 FNPT swivel will work with any 1 NPT nozzle or fitting regardless if they have a male or female thread.
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RAM industrial cellular RTUs
Controls Product Brief
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Red Lion: RAM industrial cellular RTUs

Red Lion has announced that its Sixnet series RAM industrial cellular RTUs now provide high-speed global 4G LTE network support for use with many cellular carriers worldwide.
Machine-mountable EtherCAT box I/O
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: Machine-mountable EtherCAT box I/O

Beckhoff Automation has introduced the EP9300 EtherCAT box for connection to PROFINET networks; box provides a cost-effective gateway to PROFINET RT devices and networks.
Helical inline gear reducers
Machine Product Brief
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Grove Gear: Helical inline gear reducers

The expanded line of Grove Gear LeCentric helical in-line reducers offers advantages for OEM and MRO applications alike, with quick delivery, high levels of customization, and the cost-effectiveness of pre-assembled GEAR+MOTOR units that combine the LeCentric reducer with user’s choice of motors.
RACO liquid-tight connectors
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Liquid-tight connectors

RACO liquid-tight connectors are designed for use on flexible metallic liquid-tight conduit and Type B flexible non-metallic liquid-tight conduit in outdoor or indoor locations.
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G-thread pneumatic fittings
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: G-thread pneumatic fittings

AutomationDirect’s NITRA line of pneumatics products now offers G-thread push-to-connect fittings and flow control valves; components are made with strong thermoplastic (PBT) or nickel-plated brass bodies and stainless steel tube gripping claws and have a pre-applied O-ring to seal.
Lightweight, Space-Saving Collaborative Robots
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Lightweight, Space-Saving Collaborative Robots

Universal Robots has designed collaborative systems to replace human operators in dirty, dangerous and dull jobs, yet it is safe to work side-by-side with people. The use of patented technology enables operators with no programming experience to easily set up the robot using 3D visualization.
Schneider Electric shows off flexible automation for machine control
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Schneider Electric shows off flexible automation for machine control

Segment marketing manger Mark Duncan walks through the systems on display at PACK EXPO, including PLCs for machine control with embedded web servers, an HMI controller and new wireless push button technology.
Red Lion paves a path to IIoT productivity
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Red Lion paves a path to IIoT productivity

In order to experience the real value of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Red Lion has mapped out a product line up that covers plant floor data collection and visualization: From HMIs, panel meters and remote I/O, to the Data Station Plus which offers multiple protocol conversions, data logging and remote machine access.
Beckhoff Automation ties robots to the cloud
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Beckhoff Automation ties robots to the cloud

Daymon Thompson demonstrates how Beckhoff controls are running kinematic calculations on hardware while sending robot data to the cloud as another enabler of Industry 4.0.
ABB demonstrates the IRB 360 FlexPicker
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ABB demonstrates the IRB 360 FlexPicker

The delta robot is a high speed pick and place system for the food industry. It can handle raw food as well as hot items right out of the oven. It comes with the company's PickMaster software for configuring applications and guiding processes.

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