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Laser sensors
Controls Product Brief
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Banner Engineering: Laser sensors

Banner Engineering has expanded its L-GAGE LE family of laser sensors with two new models, designed with the same robust housing, intuitive interface and linear array technology as Banner’s analog models.
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Flow wrapping. The cutting of the film in the individual flow wrapping unit is triggered by a CS8 color sensor
Controls Case Study
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Sensors drive paper tissue system

More than 40 sensors tightly integrated with about the same number of servo motors are the keys to this high-speed, modular system for producing and packaging tissue packets.
Slitter/rewinder. Mechanical flexibility and precise tension control are among the key benefits AB Graphic International values
Controls Case Study
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The future of machine programming is FAST

ABG reduced design time and costs with Application Templates that lead to software modules so modular in nature that they are effectively autonomous programs in their own right.
Don't miss the PackML Workshop at The Automation Conference 2015.
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Half-day workshop on PackML at The Automation Conference

The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC), in partnership with The Automation Conference 2015, is presenting a half-day workshop on implementing PackML to increase productivity.
IP67-rated inductive proximity sensors
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: IP67-rated inductive proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s new APS series inductive proximity sensors are IP67-rated rectangular compact DC sensors available in top or front sensing models with 2.5mm and 4mm sensing ranges.
Easier connection for compact hybrid motor starters
Controls Product Brief
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Phoenix: Easier connection for compact hybrid motor starters

Phoenix Contact has added its push-in connection technology to the CONTACTRON ELR-H3 and ELR-H5 hybrid motor starter family, reducing insertion forces up to 50% compared with traditional screw termination and requiring no tools for installation.
Same-day shipping on many stainless steel cylinders
Machine Product Brief
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Clippard: Same-day shipping on many stainless steel cylinders

Clippard Instrument Laboratory has expanded its continuous flow manufacturing process for stainless steel cylinders at the company’s Cincinnati production facility, ensuring that thousands of sizes are guaranteed “Wrapped & Ready” for same-day shipping, and others are available to ship in just 2 to 3 days.
Optimax Series OCG Round Body Pneumatic Cylinders
Controls Product Brief
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PHD, Inc.: Pneumatic cylinder

PHD, Inc. releases a new metric design of its Optimax® Series OCG Round Body Pneumatic Cylinder.
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Current switches to monitor large machines
Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Current switches to monitor large machines

NK Technologies introduces ASXP-LS Current Switches, which combine a current transformer and signal conditioner and are designed specifically for monitoring large loads; they feature electromechanical relay output, external power source, simple field setpoint adjustment and easy installation.
Technological advances and falling costs are driving the growth of vision systems in packaging machine designs, helping end user
Feature Article
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Get a clear vision

Technological advances and falling costs are driving the growth of vision systems in packaging machine designs, helping end users achieve faster, more accurate results.
IRC5C compact controller
Controls Product Brief
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ABB Robotics: Compact industrial robot controller

ABB Robotics launched the second generation of its IRC5C compact controller; now up to 25% smaller than the original compact model, and 87% smaller than the standard cabinet controller.
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EtherCAT I/O solution for circuit boards
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: EtherCAT I/O solution for circuit boards

EtherCAT plug-in modules from the Beckhoff EJ series offer a highly efficient I/O solution to implement platform concepts in large-scale machine production; these “plug-in” modules feature the performance and functionality of the well-known EtherCAT I/O system, while their efficient design enables them to be directly attached to circuit boards.
M12 connector
Controls Product Brief
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Phoenix Contact: Miniature connectors

Phoenix Contact expanded its M12 connector range for power transmission in industrial environments with S-coded flush-type connectors and cordsets rated to 16 A and 630 V.
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PN three-wire 10-30 VDC series inductive proximity sensors
Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Proximity sensor line

AutomationDirect's new PN three-wire 10-30 VDC series inductive proximity sensors are IP 69K-rated short-body sensors with metal housings, are equipped with LED status indicators and are available with an attached two-meter output cable or M12 quick-disconnect.
Industrial flat panels
Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Industrial flat panels

Siemens’ new 15-, 19- and 22-in. widescreen Industrial Flat Panels (IFP) feature multi-touch, intuitive five-finger operator input, scratch-proof glass fronts and highly luminous displays; units recognize multiple gestures in applications where the computer (IPC) and the HMI units are mounted separately.

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