Articles Tagged with ''actuators''

Discovery Channel’s ‘mythbuster’ joins Bimba

Jamie Hyneman, star of the popular Mythbusters television series and president of M5 Industries, will join actuation technology innovator Bimba Manufacturing, the company announced.


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Pneumatic rotary actuators

Bimba MHRQ double-rack, rack and pinion pneumatic rotary actuators feature a compact, extruded aluminum body.


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Belt drive actuators

Available in 8 standard versions, MISUMI MSA Series belt drive actuators carry loads up to 500 lb., with travel speeds ranging from 1,200 to 10,000mm/sec.
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Sensor interface module

Molex Brad SST actuator sensor interface modules connect Rockwell Logix control systems, including CompactLogix, MicroLogix 1500 and ControlLogix, to an AS-interface network; they provide an open Fieldbus solution for connection between the PLC backplane and simple field I/O devices such as actuators, sensors, rotary encoders, analog inputs and outputs, push buttons and valve position sensors.


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Serial remote I/O

 Moxa ioLogik R1200 series, dual-independent RS-485 serial interface remote I/O devices enable the deployment of dual-Bus redundant or extended-length remote I/O daisy-chain topologies.  


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Tech Update: Valves

Control the flow

Lower-cost, mix-proof, tank-style and control-top configurations proliferate.

 Clean-in-process techniques can help dairy and beverage firms realize productivity gains. 


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Electric rod-style actuators

 Designed for washdown protection, corrosion resistance and bacterial growth prevention, Tolomatic all-304 stainless steel ERD electric rod-style actuators are intended for stringent food and beverage applications. 


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Pneumatic actuators

Engineered for corrosive installations, Hayward GF-PP PMD4/PMS4 pneumatic actuators have a glass-filled polypropylene housing that provides corrosion resistance.


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Servo actuator

The B&R ACOPOSmulti65 servo actuator unites a motor, positioning sensor, precision gear box and servo drive into a single compact unit.


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Linear actuators

Allowing the use of third-party motors, Exlar K90 linear actuators can directly replace pneumatic and hydraulic actuators.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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