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AkzoNobel: Eco-friendly barrier coating protects paper

AkzoNobel’s EvCote Water Barrier 3000, which is made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles, is a barrier coating that protects paper surfaces against water, grease and moisture, and can be used to protect products used in numerous applications, including corrugated packaging, folding carton board, beverage carrier board, and food service packaging.
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Flint Group: UV LED adhesive products

Flint Group’s EkoCure UV flexo adhesive technologies for UV LED curing in narrow web applications – including pressure sensitive, lamination, and cold foil adhesive – has been developed using specially selected raw materials that match the narrow and targeted wavelength area that is typical for UV LED lamp output.
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MACtac: Adhesive for squeezable film labeling applications

Developed for film labeling applications of squeezable and rigid containers in the health, beauty, food, beverage, and household cleaner industries, MACtac MP880 adhesive is a clear, permanent acrylic with excellent tack and ultimate adhesion.
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Beckhoff: EtherCAT servo terminal

Bekhoff’s new EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT Terminal with integrated resolver interface or with the One Cable Technology (OCT) solution is a complete compact servo drive with an output current of up to 4.5 ARMS at 50 V DC integrated into a space-saving, 24-mm wide terminal housing.
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PHD: Electric actuators in new lead screw version

Designed to provide lower tier performance at a significant cost savings, PHD’s new lower-cost lead screw version of its series of PHD Plus line of electric cylinders and linear slides is now available; in addition to the existing ball screw design, the Series ECV Electric Cylinders, the Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slides, and the Series ESG Electric Gantry Slides are now offered in lead screw designs.
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GE Intelligent Platforms: Software upgrades

In order to provide access to accurate, timely production and process data, GE’s Proficy Mobile Tasks, Proficy HMI/SCADA – iFIX, and Proficy HMI/SCADA – CIMPLICITY have been upgraded, and new capabilities have been added that help users take full advantage of the Industrial Internet.
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B&R: Ultra-compact panel PC

Available with single-, dual-, or quad-core processors, the computing power of B&R’s Panel PC 2100 – which uses the latest Intel Atom technology – is fully scalable, and can be used as a single, integrated control for standard machine control, HMI, CNC, and robotics.
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NK Technologies: Current transducer

NK Technologies’ AT/ATR-LS combines a current transformer and signal conditioner designed for monitoring large loads; a large, split-core design can be installed over existing conductors without disconnecting the load, even in applications with multiple conductors per phase.
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Optimal Engineering Systems: Pick & hold modules for solenoid control electronics

The compact (3.00 in x 3.00 in x .85 in) PH-ET Pick & Hold module from Optimal Engineering Systems, a very low-cost solution for solenoid control electronics, is a reliable module suitable for driving valves, relays, actuators, DC motors including voice coil and moving magnet linear motors, hydraulics, electromagnets, and LEDs.
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Mesa Labs: Torque analyzer

Delivering a rugged aluminum design and simple, intuitive operation, the SureTorque ST-H01-25 Cap Torque Analyzer from Mesa Labs measures application and removal torque of bottle caps up to 100 lbFin [11.5 Nm].

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