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Thompson Scale: Heavy-duty checkweigher

Thompson Scale offers its Model 4693 Heavy-Duty Checkweigher with weight ranges from 10-300 lb. Machine is designed for harsh, abusive, dirty environments, such as those found in the cement, concrete, soil, bark, and carbon black products industries.
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BluePrint Automation: BluePrint Automation: BluePrint Automation: An 'eye' for robotics

Systems integrator pairs machine vision systems with robotics, enabling its end-user customers to inspect items in line at high speeds.
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DVT Corporation: DVT Corporation: Wash-down camera

Priced at just $8귏, the DVT Extreme Environment Legend XE camera is configured in a stainless-steel case that is suitable for FDA-regulated wash-down environments.
Controls Product Brief
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Rockwell Automation: Food-grade servomotors

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley MPF servo motors are designed specifically for the harsh environments of food and beverage packaging applications. Available with 14 to 173 in-lb torque, the units have noncorrosive food-grade fasteners and coatings for extended performance.
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Leuze electronic, Inc: Bar code scanner

The BCL 8 bar-code reader from Leuze Lumiflex is said to be the world’s smallest industrial bar-code scanner. Machine can read up to 550 scans/sec and automatically detect and read all customary code types.
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Heavy-duty checkweigher

Thompson Scale offers its Model 4693 Heavy-Duty Checkweigher with weight ranges from 10-300lb. Machine is designed for harsh, abusive, dirty environments such as those found in the cement, concrete, soil, bark, and carbon black products industries.
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Fieldbus connectors for harsh environments

Variosub fieldbus plug connectors for applications in harsh environments are now available from Phoenix Contact. The Variosub family includes connectors for Interbus, Profibus, and CANopen systems.
Controls Product Brief
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Redlake MASD, Inc: Digital camera

Redlake has combined Wind River embedded technology and services to deliver the MotionXtra™ HG-100K, a network-based, high-speed digital camera designed to capture extreme events in harsh environments.
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Pipeline: The many 'phaces' of pharma expenditures

Pharmaceutical manufacturers—and the images they project to their various publics—today seem to be confusing at best. Like other product manufacturers, they have become global businesses, doing business worldwide in a variety of ways.
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Koch Equipment LLC: Koch Equipment LLC: Top and bottom labeler

Koch Equipment’s (Kansas City, MO) PosiTack™ in-line labeler automatically applies p-s labels to the top and bottom of flexible packages, rigid modified atmosphere packages, boxes, and a variety of finished products.

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