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Digital Seed Corn Ear Sorter features high-capacity configuration.
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'); document.write('Able to inspect as many as 4,500 ears of corn per minute, Veo™ Max enables output of multiple huskers to be consolidated and fed to one digital sorter. Vision system and software algorithms enable recognition of color, texture, shape, and size to detect and automatically remove ears with husk remaining with 98% sort efficiency. Able to be configured as 2- or 3-way inspection systems, machine integrates Iso-Flo® vibratory infeed system and can sort any size and variety of seed corn ear.'); document.write('
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Beveling Tools come in battery and electric models.
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'); document.write('Available in 950 W electric motor model as well as rechargeable 18 V battery-powered model for portability, ESCO Mongoose MILLHOG® Tools require just 2.25 in. clearance for beveling tube and pipe from 5/8 in. ID to 3 in. OD. Self-centering, right angle drive ID clamping tools feature TiN-coated cutter blades that mount securely in wedge-style blade locking system. Radical chip breaker directs chips away from surface to minimize heat generation.'); document.write('
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Bulk Bag Filling System incorporates pallet dispenser.
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'); document.write('Material Master Powerfill™ features Power-Lift™ system for powered fill head height adjustment and Easy-Load™ rotary bag hanger system. To aid access, fill head and bag strap connection points are brought directly in front of operator. Pallet will automatically be dispensed onto filler deck to accept bag, and bulk bag is filled by weight to programmed set point after connection and inflation. Once fill cycle is complete, system automatically discharges filled bag onto roller conveyor.'); document.write('
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Multifunctional Tool performs blending and finishing tasks.
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'); document.write('Applicable to tasks from rough grinding and blending to polishing up to mirror finish, VARLIEX® WSF 1800 employs 15 A (1,710 W) motor with tachogenerator feedback technology and features infinitely variable speed control (2,000–7,600 rpm). Latter extends service life of abrasive disc, prevents glazing of disc and heat deformation of work piece, and reduces noise. EASY-LOCK clamping nut and spindle lock button let user change discs in seconds and without tools.'); document.write('
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Air-Actuated Chuck features two moving jaws.
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'); document.write('Designed with two moving jaws for gripping square or rectangular parts, Model 870 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck offers TIR of .0001. Drill tip stops on axial locator mounted to face of chuck, and Insert Pads mounted in subjaws clamp down on OD of each drill while they grind shank. Insert Pad and Subjaw arrangement allows for quick changeover from size to size.'); document.write('
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Die-Cutter offers in-line blank separation.
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'); document.write('Combining die-cutting technology and Angle Lock® blanking tool system, NOVACUT 106 ER gives packaging makers access to automated production that also optimizes productivity of downstream processes such as folding and gluing. Users can build up portfolio of blank separating work while they still run un-blanked jobs that are die-cut and stripped. Flexibility comes from delivery section, which can be converted from single/double cut blank separating to full sheet delivery, and back, in seconds.'); document.write('
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Din Rail Cutter offers smooth, clean, and safe operation.
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'); document.write('Made of hardened steel, ASI DIN rail cutter provides efficient and safe alternative to hacksaws, band saws, files, and other tools used to cut DIN rail. Four separate cutting slots are provided for cutting popular DIN rail types, and 1 m gauge with end stop ensures accurate cut lengths. While lever action minimizes required operator force, benchtop design allows placement anywhere in shop. Clean cut die design eliminates burrs and sharp edges as well as need for secondary filing/grinding.'); document.write('
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Swiss-Type Turning Centers offer modular spindle construction.
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'); document.write('Available with sub-spindle, live tooling, and bar feeder, YAMA SEIKI-GOODWAY SW Series includes Models SW-20, SW-32, and SW-42 with max machining diameters of 20, 32, and 42 mm, respectively. Spindle can be exchanged to be bush-type or bushless-type depending on different work requirements. Fully enclosed splashguards keep chips and coolant contained, while C3 class hardened and precision ground ball screws ensure accuracy, and pretension on all axes minimizes thermal distortion.'); document.write('
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Parts Leveler Control enables dead-flat, stress-free parts.
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'); document.write('With FlatMaster® Parts Leveler control, novice users can produce dead-flat, stress-free metal parts on first try by entering material type and thickness. Control calculates Optimal Leveling Parameters for first part which can be fine tuned and saved for future use. Supporting all FlatMaster leveling capabilities, including 2-way leveling, reverse operation, and series leveling, control includes plausibility check, which evaluates entries and provides explanation of incorrect values.'); document.write('
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Sanding Discs utilize high-tech blend of abrasive grains.
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'); document.write('Offered in 4½, 5, and 7 in. sizes, COOLCUT XX Sanding Discs feature Cyclone™ self-sharpening grains for maximum material removal. Discs are suitable for heat-sensitive metals such as stainless steel, sanding and finishing of stainless and alloys, weld removal, and grinding. Preformed to fit on Turbo backing pads without warping, 7 in. versions allow max contact with workpiece. Ribbed backing provides heat dissipation, while orange cooling agent ensures cool cutting to prevent burning/distortion.'); document.write('
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Fastener-Installation Press includes optical safety sensor.
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'); document.write('Designed for installing self-clinching fasteners, PEMSERTER® Series 4® integrates Optical Sensor Indicator to signal when safety is properly set for each job. OSI activates during set-up mode when press ram/punch is being adjusted onto workpiece prior to fastener installation. OSI changes from black to orange at exact point when safety is successfully engaged, eliminating potential for operator error. Featuring 18 in. throat depth, press achieves adjustable insertion force from 400 lb to 6 tons.'); document.write('
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Sterilization System extends life of machine tool coolant.
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'); document.write('Combining UV light with customizable filter, ASF 100 Industrial Aqueous Sterilization System controls spread of bacteria, mold, and fungi while removing unwanted particles from aqueous industrial fluids. Chemical-free system can be integrated into most machine tools that use aqueous liquids at temperatures up to 125°F with tank volumes up to 120 gal. Built-in electronics designed for industrial environments offer variety of operation modes and provide visual alerts when maintenance is required.'); document.write('
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M2M Router combines data collection and remote access.
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'); document.write('Using eWON Flexy, OEMs and system integrators can link remote devices in environments where communication technologies are constantly changing and communicate universally with varied field equipment. With base modules that can contain up to 4 expansion boards, Flexy offers almost unlimited number of possibilities: from serial, MPI, or Profibus gateway to Ethernet, to WiFi LAN router with redundancy via 3G modem. Users can receive alerts, monitor data, and troubleshoot industrial sites.'); document.write('
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High-Speed Milling Machine provides 60 x 45 in. work area.
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'); document.write('Featuring brushless, direct drives on all axes that provide feed rates up to 866 ipm, MLCube machines metals and engineered plastics. Machine be configured with 1.8 kW, 48,000 rpm spindle; 2 kW 60,000 rpm, liquid-chilled spindle; and 3 kW, 40,000 rpm, liquid-chilled spindle. HSK-E 25 tool holders, available with 1.8 kW and 3 kW spindles, offer additional precision and less than 1 micron run out. Added functionality such as palletized work-holding and advanced probing is available.'); document.write('
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Compact Vertical CNC Grinders feature ~1 m² main body.
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'); document.write('Sized to accommodate diverse production line layouts, GPV-10 Cylindrical Grinder and GAV-10 Angular Cylindrical Grinder have ∅ 100 mm swing over table and 150 or 200 mm distance between centers. Gate structure ensures accurate grinding by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing for wheel spindle promotes accuracy, while machine opening width allows for flexible automation of loading/unloading and facilitates maintenance.'); document.write('
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Semiconductor Processing Tool minimizes plama-induced damage.
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'); document.write('Targeted for 2xnm and below etch applications, Primo iDEA™ integrates 4 dielectric etch stations and 2 photoresist strip chambers onto same platform. Integrative approach enables optimization of each process step and minimizes risk of plasma-induced damage. With dedicated dielectric etch and downstream ashing capabilities, offering is optimal for FEOL and BEOL applications involved in volume-producing complex, extremely small devices that are highly sensitive to manufacturing stresses.'); document.write('
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Compact Cable Cutter combines ergonomics and capacity.
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'); document.write('Designed for single-handed operation, ratcheted 500 MCM Cable Cutter (p/n 10569) cuts stranded, flexible copper, and aluminum cable up to 500 MCM (240mm²). Ergonomic, non-slip comfort grip handles facilitate cutting of larger cables, while precision ground fixed and moving cutting blades promote performance. Able to work in tight spaces, tool features locking latch for safe storage, quick blade release system in any position, and heat treated, high carbon tool steel cutting blades.'); document.write('
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Mobile IP Router Subsystem is rugged and SWaP-C optimized.
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'); document.write('Combining Cisco® 5915 Embedded Services Router and Cisco ESS 2020 Gigabit Ethernet (Gbe) switch in one line replaceable unit (LRU), 23-port (2x Routed, 21x Switched) Parvus DuraMAR 5915 (2X Series) speeds and simplifies integration of networking routing and switching functionality in deployed military and commercial aerospace applications. Product also features Cisco Internetwork Operating System-based managed switching and routing architecture.'); document.write('
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Universal CNC Grinders feature wheelhead NC swivel function.
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'); document.write('Offering speeds from 15–600 rpm, which can be changed steplessly on AC servo motor, Model GSU-30B features ∅300 mm swing over table, and 500, 750, 1,000, or 1,500 mm distance between centers, while Model GSU-40B features ∅410 mm swing over table, and 470, 720, 970, or 1,470 mm distance between centers. Wheelhead NC swivel function enables operator to select from 9 different wheelhead installation patterns. For additional flexibility, 2 grinding wheels can be mounted on 2 wheel spindles.'); document.write('
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Lubrication System integrates with CNC machines.
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'); document.write('Built around positive displacement pumps for accurate and consistent lubricant output, Quantum™ Minimum Quantity Lubrication System is designed to integrate with CNC machines and other automated equipment using discrete inputs or serial communication. System features 1–12 outputs that can be independently configured as either MQL or air blow-off outputs. Air control for MQL outputs can be controlled manually or automatically, and air blow-off outputs assist in removing chips from machining area.'); document.write('
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