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Motoman Robotics: Pick-and-place robot

The PackWorld® pick-and-place system from Motoman (West Carrollton, OH) includes a high-speed, six-axis robot, MRC controller with menu-driven application software, an integrated mechanical or vacuum gripper, powered conveyor(s) and operator interface.
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Controls Product Brief
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Parker Hannifin Corporation: Automation brochure

"Packaging Industry: A Focus" is a foldout brochure describing Parker Hannifin Automation Group's (Cleveland, OH) motion control components, systems and solutions.
Controls Product Brief
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Pilz International: Windows CE HMI

Pilz's (Farmington Hills, MI) line of human-machine interfaces (HMI) consists of an industrial PC in an operator interface touchscreen running HMI software under Windows(TM) CE.
Machine Product Brief
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Mahaffy & Harder Engineering Co.: Tray sealer

Producing modified-atmosphere, vacuum or ambient atmosphere packaging, the Sureflow® Model SSTS tray sealer from Mahaffy & Harder (Fairfield, NJ) can be supplied with data acquisition/report generation capabilities.
Controls Product Brief
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Baldor Electric Company: Motor CD-ROM catalog

Baldor Electric (Fort Smith, AR) has released Version 5.0 of its interactive Electronic Catalog on CD-ROM. Users can instantly access a wide variety of technical information on more than 5ꯠ different Baldor motors and drives.
Controls Product Brief
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BFGoodrich Performance Materials: Static control polymers

A new 6-pg brochure from BFGoodrich Static Control Polymers (Twinsburg, OH) details its static control polymer capabilities and its commitment to the development and advancement of ESD technologies.
Controls Product Brief
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Farason Corp.: Bottle filling machines

A wide array of bottle filling machines are featured in a new 6-pg color catalog from Farason (Coatesville, PA). Fillers are available with low vacuum, volumetric pump, gravity- or weigh-filling operation.
Controls Product Brief
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B&R Industrial Automation: Thin-panel PC

The Provit 5600 industrial PC from B&R Indus-trial Automation (Roswell, GA) combines a sealed front panel designed for tough NEMA 4-type environments with the convenience of front access to CD-ROM and floppy disk drives.
Controls Product Brief
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Leeson Electric: Electric motor brochure

A free, color brochure from Leeson Electric (Grafton, WI) provides an inside look at the company's new design for its NEMA 182T-184T frame AC motor product line.
Controls Product Brief
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American Society for Testing Materials: American Society for Testing Materials: ASTM guide

D 6198, the Standard Guide for Transport Packaging Design, was recently approved by ASTM (W. Conshohocken, PA). The guide provides information on the procedures, information required and steps to follow in design for successful performance in handling and shipping.
Controls Product Brief
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Clinton Packaging: Green glass containers

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has added five green widemouth bottles, known as packers, to its line of amber widemouth glass bottles. The glass bottles are available in 75-mL (2.5-oz), 100-mL (3.33-oz), 120-mL (4-oz), 150-mL (5-oz) and 200-mL (6.66-oz) sizes.
Controls Product Brief
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Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc: Volumetric filler

Spee-Dee's (Sturtevant, WI) volumetric cup fillers now include PLCs to facilitate use of photoeyes and sensors and to ease interfaces with other equipment on the line.
Controls Product Brief
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ABB Drives & Power Products: DC drive

Compact at only 103/4" wide, the digital six-pulse DCS 400 Smart Drive from ABB (New Berlin, WI) is available as a non-regenerative or regenerative unit.
Controls Product Brief
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PIAB USA Inc: Vacuum pumps

PIAB Vacuum Products (Rockland, MA) introduces an improved series of pneumatically driven vacuum pumps. The MLD line includes three pumps that provide vacuum levels down to 27" Hg and flow rates up to 31 SCFM.
Controls Product Brief
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Marprint, Inc: Label applicator

Applying preprinted labels to packages of any size, shape or fragility, the Paragon Express(TM) module from Marprint (White Bear Lake, MN) can be integrated into a line or can stand alone.

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