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Yaskawa’s iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive
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Yaskawa: Intelligent pump drive

Yaskawa’s iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive provides simple, reliable, cost-effective microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25 HP.
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Banner Engineering’s EZ-LIGHT K90 Series multicolor indicator lights
Controls Product Brief
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Banner: Multi-color indicator lights

Banner Engineering’s EZ-LIGHT K90 Series multicolor indicator lights feature a large, 90-mm indicator housing, and deliver extremely bright and uniform illumination from all directions and at longer distances, while a highly-visible illuminated dome ensures easy-to-see operator guidance.
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Longer static eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces

EXAIR has expanded Long Super Ion Air Knives to a range from 60″ (1524mm) through a maximum length of 108" (2743mm). All knives 60" (1524mm) and longer are now made in a one piece construction. New one piece construction ensures seamless airflow and eliminates coupling multiple short length air knives together. One piece construction decreases overall height by ½″ making it better for tight spaces. EXAIR offers an unmatched selection of materials and sizes within our Super Air Knife product line. From 3” to 108” in Aluminum, 303 and 316 stainless steel.
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Cap liner. Among the machines built by MMC are those that cut and insert lining material into newly molded caps and closures.
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Machine setup time and footprint both reduced with PC-based control

PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other benefits to this maker of cap lining machines.
Optimal control. The modular BG software suite gives users optimal control of their material flows.
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Software suite brings optimal control of material flow

Material flow in a manufacturing setting is essential when it comes to getting cases out the door. This comprehensive software suite is a modular control system that gets the job done.
Line of the Future. Production of the iconic Oreo cookie is among the packaging operations that reflect the Line of the Future t
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Mondelez embraces the future with integrated control solution

Mondelez International is as global as it gets, so having an integrated line control and line performance solution suitable for global implementation means the world to them.
Bosch Rexroth EFC 3600 electronic frequency converter series
Controls Product Brief
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Bosch Rexroth: Variable frequency drive provides energy efficient process control

The EFC 3600 electronic frequency converter series from Bosch Rexroth provides easy, quick start-up and improves process control through integrated PID controllers as well as through a sequence control system with eight steps.
Controllers and modules for harsh environments
Controls Product Brief
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B&R: Controllers and modules for harsh environments

B&R’s X20c series of compact controllers and I/O modules are protected against condensation and corrosive gases by a special coating on the electronics module, making them suitable for use in corrosive environmental conditions.
Machine Product Brief
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Oriental Motor: Enclosure fan modules

The new Enclosure Fan Modules offers AC or DC input, greater IP protection, simple installation and one part number inclusive of all components.
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Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Expanded temperature sensor line

Siemens has extended its offering of temperature sensors to include the SITRANS TS500 product family.
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Controls Product Brief
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OEEguru: Software tool assesses speed of packaging lines

Based on the v-profile principle commonly used throughout the packaging industry, OEEGuru.com has released a packaging line balancing tool designed to help packaging professionals assess the speed profile of their lines.
Controls Product Brief
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Parker Hannifin: Electromechanical linear actuator series

Parker Hannifin’s Electromechanical Division North America adds the High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series to its linear mechanics product family.
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Drop-in replacement actuators
Controls Product Brief
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PHD: Drop-in replacement actuators

Designed to meet machine builders’ performance requirements at a competitive price, the Optimax actuator product line from PHD, which includes OCG cylinders OSX slides, offers a wide range of economical, efficient, versatile, reliable drop-in actuators to provide an alternative to the company’s standard “built-to-order” product line.
GEZ Series
Controls Product Brief
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QA1 Precision Products: Fractured race spherical bearings

Manufactured using 52100 bearing steel, QA1’s GEZ Series fractured race spherical bearings are designed for high wear and increased load applications.
Controls Product Brief
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Bosch Rexroth: Cabinet-free/modular machine control components

Bosch Rexroth’s motor-integrated and near-motor IndraDrive Mi drives enable machine manufacturers to integrate all electric drive components directly into the machine to deliver entirely cabinet-free, modular machines with a minimized footprint – complete drive technology has been moved from the cabinet to the machine with decentralized supply and mains modules.

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