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Omega Design Corporation: Case packer
Machine Product Brief
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Omega Design Corp.: Case packer

ECX-001 is a semi-automatic case packer with unit-level track-and-trace capabilities.
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SYNCHRONIZATION. Modern industrial Ethernet systems now make it possible to implement high-precision, high-performance synchronization in time frames of 100 nanoseconds, enabling packaging machinery OEMs to achieve reaction times in their machines as fast as 60 microseconds.
Feature Article
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What's next for packaging machinery automation?

Contributing Editor Keith Campbell scoured the miles of aisles at interpack 2014 to deliver this insightful view of what might be next in the world of packaging machinery controls and automation.
Ease of operation. Flexible and easy to configure, the programmable safety controller now used by S&R Robot Systems is operator friendly.
OEM Application Note
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Safety controller fits robot integrator

Taking safety inputs and keeping track of them redundantly to prevent harm to operators—it’s an important task in today’s increasingly sophisticated machines.
Controls Product Brief
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Tsubaki: Cam clutches

Made of a special alloy steel that provides extended wear, increased fatigue life, and greater torque holding capacity, U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission’s uni-directional/mechanical Cam Clutch product line locks the inner and outer races through the locking action of cams, transmitting torque in one direction of rotation while overrunning in the other.
Controls Product Brief
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Unitronics: Controller

Unitronics introduces another addition to its Jazz® 2 Series - the JZ20-T40.
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Controls Product Brief
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Advanced Motion Controls: Servo drives

Advanced Motion Controls announces the release of 14 new 60Amp and 100Amp servo drives to the DigiFlex Performance family.
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Controls Product Brief
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Aventics: Control valve is compact, lightweight

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #3551 (with Bosch Rexroth)! Suitable for assembly close to the actuator, Aventics’ Advanced Valve AV03 valve systems are extremely compact and light, exceptionally modular, and are said to use up to 20% less compressed air, providing engineers more freedom to arrange pneumatics decentrally to increase efficiency.
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: Panel PC series

To substantially boost the performance of multi-touch industrial displays via an all-in-one HMI and automation device, Beckhoff Automation has released the new CP22xx Panel PC series.
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Controls Product Brief
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Motion Technologies: Miniature integrated stepper motor drive

UIM240XX Miniature Stepper Motor Drivers are miniature, high performance stepper motor drives.
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Controls Product Brief
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Rockwell Automation: On-machine switch

ArmorStratix 5700 switch extends portfolio to the on-machine space for connectivity in harsh environments.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Touchscreen operator interface panels

AutomationDirect’s EA3 C-more series 8- and 10-in micro-graphic operator touch panels are equipped with TFT LCD 800 x 600 pixel displays and a palette of 32K colors for customizing objects, screen backgrounds, and displaying bitmap graphics.
Controls Product Brief
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Baumer: Bearingless encoder

Baumer launches a bearingless encoder for linear distance measurement.
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Controls Product Brief
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B&R: Communication upgrade for software

B&R continues to advance the integration of OPC UA in the B&R Automation Studio development software. With POWERLINK, openSAFETY and OPC UA, B&R offers its customers the perfect tools to meet the high demands of Industry 4.0.
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Controls Product Brief
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Aerotech: Linear piezo nanopositioners

Aerotech’s QNP-L series linear piezo nanopositioning stages give nanometer-level performance in a compact, high-stiffness package. A variety of travel and feedback options make these stages ideal for applications ranging from microscopy to optics alignment.
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Controls Product Brief
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Bimba: Composite push-to-connect fittings

A new line of composite push-to-connect fittings from Bimba Manufacturing Company, which combines plastic with existing metal barbed fittings, includes specialty items such as union branches and tube-to-stem elbow reducers.

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