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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
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Bimba: Multipurpose parallel and angular grippers

Bimba Manufacturing Co. and its subsidiary Mead Fluid Dynamics added extruded pneumatic parallel and angular grippers to its full line of MFD products.
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Controls Product Brief
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EMX Industries: Phosphorescence sensors for industrial automation

The new UVX-300P Phosphorescence Sensor reliably detects the presence of phosphorescent materials and pigments that are difficult to measure with traditional sensors.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Submersible level transmitters

Designed to provide liquid level measurement by continually sensing hydrostatic pressure produced by the height of liquid above the sensor, AutomationDirect’s ProSense SLT series submersible level transmitters is available in two styles: the SLT1 with 1-in diameter housing and a ported bullet nose cap for protection of the sensor diaphragm; and the SLT2 with 2.75 in diameter PTFE flexible diaphragm surrounded by a 316 stainless steel non-fouling protective cage.
Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer
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Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer

PEWO-form SLP2 Compact - monoblock case packer/palletizer with minimum space requirements of 90 sqft, with company-developed robots for flexible case packing and palletizing applications. Fast change-over time by means of 23 menu-controlled servo-axes and pallet change without machine downtime, unit has a full complement of safety features, ready for track & trace integration.
Robotic case packer for pouches
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Robotic case packer for pouches

The MSP-200 from Delkor is a mid-speed case packing system for pouches that loads Delkor Cabrio cases as well as other case styles by deploying two Fanuc robots. One robot aligns pouches while the other one picks them and inserts them into cases.
Industrial computer is built for machine vision
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Industrial computer is built for machine vision

Matrox 4Sight GPm is an industrial computer built for machine vision on the factory floor. It has displayed inspection the front and back panels, and lid, of a breath mints box. Unit features a fanless design with multiple ports for GigE Vision and USB3 Vision. Powered by a mobile-class embedded 3rd generation Intel Core processor, system has what it takes to cost-effectively handle typical multi-camera package inspections.
Vertical lifting in electrical-free environments
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Vertical lifting in electrical-free environments

Lift vertical, heavy loads of 1 to 20 tons in environments that disallow electrical, such as dipping into and out of acids, with Candy Controls' screwjacks.
Directionally sort at any angle
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Directionally sort at any angle

Intralox displays a handful of innovations, including the OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Sorter (ODS) which allows products to directionally sort at virtually any angle.
Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Current transducers

NK Technologies solid-core case ATH Series Current Transducers with Time Integration now accommodate 120 VAC power supplies for use in heater monitoring applications.
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Controls Product Brief
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Parker: High moment rodless (HMR) linear actuators

Designed to reduce overall design time and simplify installation and integration, the High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series from Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division includes five different frame sizes, two different drive train options, multiple motor mounting, carriage and sensor options, an IP54 protective cover option, along with many other customizable features.
Controls Product Brief
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HMS Industrial Networks Inc.: Gateway

The new Anybus BACnet to Modbus gateway makes it possible to connect Modbus devices to a BACnet network.
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Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Software delivers enhanced design flexibility

The latest version of Siemens’ NX™ software (NX 10) (available in December) includes new capabilities that deliver enhanced product development flexibility and up to three times higher productivity.
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Touch-free flow monitor scans profiles in real time
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Touch-free flow monitor scans profiles in real time

Opti-Flow flow monitor uses vision system and software to scan the surface profile of the material as it is conveyed to collect real-time data.
Controls Product Brief
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Aerotech: High accuracy scanner

The highly repeatable and thermally stable feedback sensors used on the AGV-HPO scanner systems can be calibrated down to single-digit, micron-level accuracy over the field of view.
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