Baldor Electric Co. (Fort Smith, AR) has expanded its line of inverter and vector drives and motors. Inverter and vector drive products include: Enclosed non-ventilated (TENV) ratings through 20 hp; enclosed blower-cooled (TEBC) ratings through 800 HP; inverter drive motors approved for explosion-proof environments, from ½ to 75 HP; washdown-duty inverter drive and vector drive motors through 10 HP; paint-free washdown inverter drive motors from ½ to 10 HP.
WashDown EC-M-NH checkweigher from Optima Control Systems (Alpharetta, GA) is engineered specifically for washdown conditions. Easily incorporated into any production line, it can be customized to fit specific needs of the product or packaging process.
Able to withstand severe, corrosive-type environments are the new 30-mm Superprox® Model SM906A-7-STS series ultrasonic analog sensors. From Hyde Park Electronics (Dayton, OH), the sensors combine a stainless-steel-faced transducer with stainless-steel housing.
Balluff (Florence, KY) offers a 24-page brochure on its MiniPro optical sensor. Machine combines a dualmount form factor with 1200 psi/140?F washdown capability for color mark or presence detection applications for the packaging and metalwork industries.