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Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch
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Hoffman: Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch

Featuring durable, light gray polycarbonate, integrated molded hinges for secure cover attachment and stainless steel hinge pins for chemical and corrosion resistance, these non-metallic enclosures provide reliable protection for sensitive electrical and electronic components.
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Hoffman: Sanitary HMI suspension system

Pentair Technical Products’ Hoffman brand SYSPEND® Sanitary HMI System is designed for enclosing, protecting and suspending lightweight HMI devices up to a maximum load of 90 lbs. in demanding sanitary environments.
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Hoffman: Vertical motion arms for HMIs

Hoffman’s SYSPEND™ Vertical Motion Arms for HMI enclosures and devices are available in numerous models including a Monitor and Keyboard arm, Vertical Locking (VL) industrial arm, Vertical Heavy Duty (VHD) industrial arm and Vertical Heavy Duty Stainless (VHDS) industrial arm.
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Hoffman: Thermoelectric dehumidifier

Hoffman’s H2OMIT™ Thermoelectric Dehumidifier and UL 4X Listed Vent Drain protect sensitive electrical and electronic equipment from damage caused by condensation.
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Hoffman: External disconnect enclosure

The new SEQUESTR™ External Disconnect Enclosure from Hoffman is designed to isolate the fused disconnect switch from the main control panel while maintaining the door interlocking requirements.
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Hoffman: External disconnect enclosure

The new SEQUESTR™ External Disconnect Enclosure from Hoffman is designed to isolate the fused disconnect switch or circuit breaker from the main control panel while maintaining the door interlocking requirements of the principal electrical standards for industrial machinery.
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Hoffman: Washdown enclosure

Hoffman’s 4X stainless-steel ceiling-mount enclosure is designed to eliminate pooling water that can harbor contaminants in some traditional ceiling-mounted enclosures in food or beverage applications.
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Hoffman: Stainless-steel accessories

Hoffman introduces Type 4X-rated 316 stainless-steel accessories for new enclosure applications and for upgrading Hoffman enclosures. The new accessories include aesthetically designed 316SS deep-hinged window kits and 316SS Powerglide® handles that are corrosion-resistant and withstand washdowns.
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Hoffman: HMI enclosure

The new CC3000 Operator Interface Enclosure System from Hoffman is designed to protect
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Pack ML support

The Electric Drives and Controls Div. of Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) now supports the PackML state model via a software module. Developed in close cooperation with the OMAC for Packaging Workgroup, this software module is designed to reduce commissioning time and present a single interface to operators of various packaging machinery.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Wash-down valves

Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced the CL03 Clean Line™ Series of wash-down valves. They utilize IP67/NEMA 6-rated technology in a hygienically designed package.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Ball rail system

The Generation 2 Ball Rail® System from Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) has a new runner block that can help machine bu?^[k
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Automation brochure

The new “Automation Solutions for Food and Packaging” brochure from Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) highlights its integrated packaging systems for cookers, portioning, case packers, palletizers, bottling, egg packing, cartoning, and other applications.
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Hoffman: Enclosures

Hoffman (Anoka, MN) introduces its A26 Low Profile disconnect enclosure series. According to the company, it’s the only off-the-shelf enclosure line that supports the maximum 60”-height requirement of the ‘Lean’ manufacturing doctrine.
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Hoffman: Sloped enclosures for washdown

Hoffman (Anoka, MN) introduces Watershed™ enclosures, a line of stainless-steel freestanding and wall-mount enclosures designed to help prevent accumulation of contaminants by eliminating areas where water can pool.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Maintenance software

Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces WinPRM AddOn software for System 200 PLC controllers. Software simplifies preventive maintenance management and ensures machine uptime by monitoring the operation of machine components when maintenance events become due, company says. WinPRM monitors component operation in two ways.
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Hoffman: Hoffman: Hoffman: High-output bagger

Hayssen’s (Duncan, SC) Ultima® TR continuous-motion vf/f/s bagger is equipped with a combination sealing system, improved continuous-motion back seal assembly, and titanium jaw carriers.
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Hoffman: Hoffman: Hoffman: Servo drive

The Ecodrive DKC 16 servo drive from Bosch Rexroth’s Electric Drives and Controls Div. (Hoffman Estates, IL) is well suited for packaging machine applications.
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Hoffman: Vertical motion pendant arm

Hoffman (Anoka, MN) released a vertical motion pendant arm that is designed to NEMA-12 industrial standards, offering the ability to lift and swing away from the work area when not needed.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Industrial PC platform

Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced a new industrial PC platform. It’s designed to work with the System200, which comprises a complete modular system of drive and control components that use universal, open standards.
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Hoffman: I/O enclosures

Hoffman (Anoka, MN) has added 10 new enclosure modules for I/O devices to its Inline® Instrumentation Enclosure Series. Full-length mounting brackets welded to the top and bottom of the enclosure provide flexible mounting.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Integrated PLS functionality

Indramat PPC controller from Bosch Rexroth Corp. (Hoffman Estates, IL) has new high-speed programmable limit switch functionality. Integration of PLS controls into the PPC machine controller eliminates the need for third-party involvement, including programming and networking time.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Controller with Ethernet, ControlNet

Indramat PPC controller from Bosch Rexroth Corp. (Hoffman Estates, IL) now offers new Ethernet and ControlNet open control bus options for packaging OEMs and end users.
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Ameripak Co.: Ameripak Co.: Flow wrapper

AmeriPak (Warrington, PA) has recently replaced the traditional control panel on its 3-axis flow wrapper with a touchscreen HMI. Additional changes include servos on the main lug conveyor, end crimper/knife assembly, and fin seal assembly drives.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Sub-1kW servo drive

Rexroth Bosch (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces the Indramat EcoDrive 16 amp, a SERCOS, DeviceNet®. Profibus-S and Can-Open compatible, sub-1 kw servo drive.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Wrapper saves costs

Rexroth Indramat’s (Hoffman Estates, IL) new PPC (Combined Motion & Logic Controller) eliminates the need for a separate PLC on horizontal form/fill/seal machines from AmeriPak (Warrington, PA).
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Hoffman: Automation brochure

Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) has published a brochure describing its products and customer service. Brochure addresses the following issues: tool-less changeover, increased throughput, reduced maintenance/increased reliability, material/product scrap, and footprint.
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Hoffman: Motion controller

Rexroth Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces new control products, including the PPC motion controller for multi-axis machines. The PPC features 4 MB of RAM, flash memory and expansion slots for bus connectivity.
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Hoffman: Controls brochure

Rexroth Indramat's (Hoffman Estates, IL) capabilities are outlined in a new 16-page color brochure. Applica-tion illustrations show how the company's servo systems synchronize processing and packaging.
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Hoffman: DeviceNet motion controller

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) has added the option of Device Net connectivity to its CLC, a PC-based multi-axis motion controller. Simplifies communications with popular third-party PLCs and I/O networks.
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Hoffman: Digital AC servo drives

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces the next-generation Ecodrive-03 family of digital AC servo drives. These drive packages provide an attractive performance/cost ratio for a variety of packaging applications, including random infeeders, vf/f/s machines, horizontal wrappers, cartoners, case packers and palletizers.
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Hoffman: Powerful operator controls

BTV family of human-machine-interface controls have the flexibility to work with any stand-alone machine. From Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL), the new HMIs each have two high-performance industrial PCs, two configurable operator panels and two microcontroller-based HMI control units.
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Hoffman: Compact AC gearmotors

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces its family of compact, economical AC servo planetary gearmotors for high-torque performance for packaging equipment, robotics or material handling applications.
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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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Servo drive

Indramat's (Hoffman Estates, IL) new Sercos fiber-optic interface version of the Ecodrive digital servo drive economically integrates motion control functions, amplifier, power supply and axis I/O functions in a single unit.
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Software for motion control

VisualMotion(TM) 5.0 from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) provides a Windows(TM)-based user interface for point-and-click programming, operation and management of Indramat CLC multiaxis coordinated motion controls and digital drives.
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Vector drive brochure

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) has produced a 12-page color brochure describing the DKR digital intelligent AC vector drive and a broad range of associated applications.
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Digital servo drives

The Ecodrive family of digital servo drives from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) is designed to offer high-performance at comparable costs for narrow-web printing applications.
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Digital servo motors

The MKD line of digital AC servo motors from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) are IP65 rated, making them suitable for harsh environments. Five frame sizes are available, offering peak motor power up to 12 kW, with peak torques ranging from 4 to 104 Nm (35 to 900 lb") and speeds to 9ꯠ rpm.
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Vitamin E antioxidant

Ronotec® Dry 17 Vitamin E antioxidant from Hoffman-LaRoche (Paramus, NJ) is available in a dry solid form. It's low-dusting, has good flow characteristics and disperses easily.
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Controls & drives brochure

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced a new 6-page color brochure that describes the complete range of digital control/drive schemes used to control individual motion axes as well as entire machine and production lines.
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Digital drive

The DKR digital AC servo drive from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) is for converting equipment such as unwinding/rewinding, rotary die cutting and flexographic presses that require up to 93 kW (125 HP) continuous motor power at up to 10ꯠ rpm.
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Digital servo drives

Ecodrive from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) is a line of easy-to-use digital servo drives that integrate motion control, amplifier, power supply and I/O into a single unit.