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Machine Product Brief

SICK, Inc: Format adjustment drives

Sick’s HIPERDRIVE® Format Adjustment Drive is an integrated system that includes motor, gears, absolute encoder and field bus communication capability.
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Machine Product Brief

Altra Industrial Motion: Magnetic capping headsets

Altra Industrial Motion’s Warner Electric brand smooth torque magnetic headsets provide constant torque, eliminating over-tightening and prolonging the operating life of the unit.
Machine Product Brief

TURCK, Inc: Magnetic field sensor

Turck’s compact WIM45 magnetic field sensor provides a direct analog output for determining the position of a piston magnet on all types of pneumatic cylinders.
Machine Product Brief

Baldor Electric Company: Reducers

Baldor’s Dodge Ultra Kleen right-angle, worm gear reducer line is available in quill and 3-piece coupled input, with either solid or hollow output.
Feature Article

Delivering the best product at the lowest cost

Want to cut product or packaging costs? Whether you make or package the product, look for what you don’t know. Opportunities exist to impact the bottom line.
Feature Article

Putting sustainability into practice

Fresh milk, writing instruments, table salt, household cleaners, and guacamole—sustainable packaging initiatives are taking root in all five sectors.
Machine Product Brief

SICK, Inc: Inductive sensors

Sick’s IMF series of inductive sensors are watertight and temperature-resistant, providing sensing reliability in harsh cleaning conditions.

Top 9 machine vision improvement opportunities

Lower your downtime and improve your machine vision performance with these tips.

Will the plastic pallet become the ace of clubs?

Sam's Club, Costco, BJ’s and their ilk can spur the growth of the plastic pallet industry, while gaining benefits in the bargain.
Controls Product Brief

Keyence Corp. of America: Rugged photoelectric sensors

The Keyence PX Series Photoelectric Sensor heads carry an IP-69K environmental rating, allowing them to be subjected to high-pressure washdown applications, even at temperatures to 176ºF.


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