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Controls Product Brief
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Clippard: Electronic high-flow poppet valves

Clippard's EGV Series valves are electronically piloted versions of the GV series valves, for large-flow, low-leak applications is available in 1/8-in. NPT ported and manifold mount, utilize Clippard 10 mm or 15 mm valves, and offer numerous voltage and connection options.
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Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: Stainless steel EtherCAT Box I/O

Stainless steel product portfolio extended for food, beverage, pharma and chemical applications.
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Controls Case Study
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Implementing the Internet of Things incrementally

Optimizing existing technologies to integrate data is a way to increase productivity and efficiency, and it doesn’t have to all happen in one fell swoop.
Controls Product Brief
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Festo: Redesigned actuator control valves

Festo’s VFOF, VBNF, and VBQF multi-functional pneumatic control valve series have been redesigned to create multi-functional units that are said to be less expensive to purchase than comparable solutions, more than 50% smaller in terms of height, save energy, and are easier and faster to install, troubleshoot, and maintain.
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: Automation interface increases software engineering quality

Designed to reduce errors, programming time, and costs associated with manual processing of control projects, Beckhoff Automation’s new TwinCAT 3 Automation Interface automation software enables remote control of TwinCAT engineering systems and the automatic generation of programs and configurations.
Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Power monitor

Able to track power usage for a single piece of equipment, or an entire facility.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Ultrasonic proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s new UK6 series 18mm ultrasonic sensors are now available with shorter bodies for easier mounting in tight spaces.
Controls Product Brief
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Pepperl+Fuchs: Linear inductive sensors

Providing an alternative for standard cylindrical analog sensors, Pepperl+Fuchs’ PMI40-F90-U-V15 and PMI40-F90-I-V15 linear inductive sensors offer a 40 mm distance measurement suitable for vertical valve measurements and help deliver enhanced linear range, linearity, and accuracy.
Controls Product Brief
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B&R: Servo drives provide repetitive control

By using predictive following error compensation, B&R’s ACOPOS line of servo drives now provide repetitive control to improve the accuracy of production processes with stationary disturbances: the performance of the machine or system is considerably increased simply by installing a firmware update.
Controls Product Brief
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Aerotech: Ball-screw stage with linear encoder

A compact, high-performance linear positioning stage, Aerotech’s MPS75SLE features exceptionally smooth travel combined with outstanding accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 25 nm.
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Controls Product Brief
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Jetter AG: Servomotors

The new JHN motors are noted for their space-saving design and dimensions as well as high torque, and are therefore especially suited for use in extremely compact machines.
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Successful suction.  The programmable dense-cup-population tooling uses a total of 128 vacuum cups to pick freshly baked buns and other products from primary packaging lines to bread trays
OEM Application Note
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Vacuum tooling reduces changeover time

The system was so successful at boosting speed on an end-of-line packaging solution for bread products that the OEM applied for and received a patent.
Column/Opinion
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Your line is watching you

You’re co-packing drink mix stick-packs in sixteen different flavors.
Controls Product Brief
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Balluff: Miniature metal inductive sensor

Designed for harsh environments and extreme applications, Balluff’s BES R04 block sensor is a small, low-profile metal-housed inductive sensor that also features a ceramic sensing face making it suitable for applications with weld spatter, metal debris, and vibration.
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WAGO: 24V DC power supplies

EPSITRON® ECO power supplies are the industry’s first economically priced 24V DC power supplies with all three Ex approvals (UL Class 1, Div.2, ATEX and IECEx).
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