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3:38 pm
August 26, 2014
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AutomationDirect Adds More Photoelectric Sensors

AutomationDirect’s new QM series photoelectric sensors are IP67-rated sensors available in three-wire NPN or PNP styles and with visible red and infrared versions. The mini-rectangular photo eye sensors are constructed with plastic housings and have either an attached two-meter output cable or an M8 quick-disconnect connector. The series includes diffuse, diffuse with background suppression, retroreflective, […]

3:00 pm
August 26, 2014
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GP:50 Corp. Introduces Low Range, High Line Differential Pressure Transducers

GP:50 Corporation LTD has announced the introduction of its Model 216/316 Series, a family of compact, long range, high line differential pressure transducers. The GP:50 Model 216/316 Series is available in pressure ranges from 2.5” WCD thru 200 PSID (14 BAR), with line pressure options up to 5000 PSI (345 BAR). The Model 216 is […]

2:31 pm
August 26, 2014
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Armstrong Unveils Expanded Range of Three-speed Circulators

Armstrong Fluid Technology has expanded its Astro wet-rotor circulator line with the introduction of the Astro 2 Series. Featuring four new sizes, the Astro 2 Series now offers flange-to-flange and bolt-to-bolt compatibility with 100% of competing models in terms of performance. Designed for fast and convenient installation and years of trouble-free operation, the new models […]

5:55 pm
August 25, 2014
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Emerson Power Transmission Solutions Launches Torque-Amplification-Analysis Program

Emerson Power Transmission Solutions, a business of Emerson Industrial Automation, has announced the launch of a new torque-amplification-analysis program. Focused on precisely measuring the true torque loads and vibration frequencies experienced by rolling mill drives, it’s part of Emerson’s efforts to help mills process tougher alloys, increase output with thicker slabs or higher speeds, protect against cold-end slabsand mitigate torsional vibration. Developed […]

4:00 pm
August 22, 2014
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Tsubaki Cam Clutch Line Rolls into North American Market

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC, has announced the launch of its Cam Clutch product line in the North American market. These precision devices, which lock the inner and outer races through the locking action of cams, transmit torque in one direction of rotation while overrunning in the other. Tsubaki utilizes precision formed cams made of a special […]

10:30 pm
August 21, 2014
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TPI Smart Trend Meter 9080 Analyzes/Reports on All Vibration Parameters with Push of a Button

The Smart Trend Meter 9080 from Test Products International (TPI) automatically performs vibration-analysis functions based on machine running speed and displays results at the push of a button. The product comes with standard VibTrend software that stores, analyzes and reports on all vibration parameters for up to 10 assets (with up to 10 readings per […]

4:15 pm
August 21, 2014
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BaseTek Machine Bases Provide Solid Foundations

Custom precision castings designed for the machine industry from BaseTek provide a solid foundation with exacting surface tolerances, significant vibration dampening, high thermal stability and superior corrosion resistance. Machine bases cast in the company’s Zanite polymer concrete offer quieter operation and no deterioration from common fluids. Typical applications include high-speed machining cells, turning centers, CNC knee mills, milling […]

8:37 pm
August 20, 2014
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Updates to Opto 22’s groov Improve Interface Development and Expand Mobile Device Support

Web-based mobile operator interface software groov 2.2 improves screen design tools and options, expands real-time trending, and adds custom views for mobile devices. Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 has announced groov version 2.2, a significant update to the company’s groov web-based mobile operator interface software. Software makes it simple to build and use effective, scalable […]