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Heavy payload robots

October 1, 2008
Stäubli’s TX200 and TX200L heavy payload robots handle load capacities from 100kg to 130kg and have a maximum reach of 2,194 to 2,594mm.
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Hot pour fillers

October 1, 2008
Designed for temperature-sensitive filling applications, Hinds-Bock’s hot pour fillers have self-contained heat systems capable of maintaining product temperature +/-2°F throughout the filler.
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Pump/vector drive

October 1, 2008
seepex’s drive for its metering and general transfer progressive cavity pumps integrates the pumps with a single reduction gear reducer; a 4-pole, TEFC, inverter-rated 1/2hp electric induction motor; and a vector-type, variable frequency drive in a NEMA 4 enclosure.
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Metal detectable cable ties

October 1, 2008
With total metal dispersion through their bodies, ECC’s Detectamet metal detectable cable ties are X-ray visible.
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Hand held spectrometer

October 1, 2008
microSpectral’s i-LAB hand held microSpectrometer for testing liquids utilizes LEDs as its primary light source and is powered by 3 AA batteries.
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Interface device

October 1, 2008
An integral interface device that incorporates display and controller functions in one unit, Loadstar’s DS-3000 4-channel display connects up to 4 iLoad series load cells and allows viewing individual and/or total loads in kilograms, pounds and newtons.

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Handrails/ladder rungs

October 1, 2008
With a high-friction coefficient, SlipNOT’s stainless steel slip-resistant handrails provide additional safety in extremely wet and oily areas.

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Vacuum cups

October 1, 2008
Designed for lifting and handling eggs and oval, round and other hard-to-grip shapes with smooth or textured surfaces, Vi-Cas’s replacement vacuum cups fit lifters, manipulators, pick-and-place systems, packaging, label applicators and robotic end-of-arm tooling.
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Vision system

October 1, 2008
The size of a remote-head camera, Cognex’s In-Sight Micro vision system mounts in very tight spaces on robots, production lines and machinery; a non-linear calibration tool enables mounting at angles up to 45° for hard-to-reach applications.

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PVC door strips

October 1, 2008
Aleco’s TearAway ready-to-hang PVC door strips come in 3 ready-to-use styles.

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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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