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Standstill Motor Monitor serves machine safety applications.
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'); document.write('Using electromagnetic feedback (EMF) technology, DIN rail-mounted SVM4001K Series provides machine safety engineers with sensorless method of detecting motion in machinery applications. Standstill monitor, rated for 690 V and frequencies up to 5 kHz, is compatible with single- and 3-phase AC motors, DC motors, as well as VFD and servo-driven motors. Selectable voltage thresholds and programmable time delays let machine safety engineers customize device to application.'); document.write('
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Straight Oils suit severe cutting and grinding operations.
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'); document.write('Derived from carefully selected vegetable base stocks, and augmented to provide optimized viscosity, lubricity, and oxidative stability, EQO-MAX Series is developed for severe cutting and grinding on stainless steels, titanium, and other exotic alloys in demanding industrial sectors like aerospace parts and medical devices. Oils totally eliminate foaming when running in high-pressure coolant delivery systems at 1,000 psi or higher.'); document.write('
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M2M Routers support Gobi 4G LTE technology.
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'); document.write('With Gobi 4G LTE, TransPort M2M Routers enable users to connect to Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint's 2G, 3G, and 4G networks across North America using single device. Multi-function cellular routers combine integrated VPN, enterprise security, and routing protocol support with optional Wi-Fi access point/Client, USB, serial, and 4-port Ethernet switch. Units can connect broad set of geographically distributed devices such as ATMs, kiosks, vending machines, digital signs, and industrial controllers.'); document.write('
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Electric Pipe Beveling Tool end preps where air isn\'t available.
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'); document.write('Able to perform any angle of prep, including compound bevels and J-preps, ESCO MILLHOG® Mini Electric Pipe Beveling Tool features 1,800 W, 110/230 Vac, 40–60 Hz motor and self-centering draw rod mechanism that rigidly mounts into tube or pipe ID. Portable tool utilizes wedge-lock blade locking system and pulls thick chip without oils. Suitable for boiler tubes and pipes from 1¼ ID to 6 5/8 in. OD, tool offers 2-speed operation (18 and 60 rpm) to handle various metals and alloys.'); document.write('
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Solid Carbide Drills deliver performance, stability, reliability.
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'); document.write('Supplied in 16xD and 20xD sizes and suited for use on ISO-P and ISO-K materials, DC170 internally cooled drill features land design that orients margins radially and copper-color finish (DPP Coating). Lands have shallow cooling grooves at drill end, and 8 visible cooling grooves can be used as scale for regrinding. Coolant flow encompasses entire drill point, optimizing cooling while also inhibiting chip packing. Amount of material behind cutting edge enhances sturdiness.'); document.write('
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Five-Axis HMC targets manufacturers of small, complex parts.
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'); document.write('Featuring rigid bed casting with 3-point leveling system, a51nx-5XU has tiered-column design. Linear X, Y, and Z axes are complemented by integral 5th-axis table with single casting design that houses and integrates B and C axes' twin direct-drive motors. Also included, work-pallet magazine simplifies pallet changes and offers standard storage capacity of 22 workpieces up to 300 mm dia x 300 mm tall. Dedicated work-setting station, used for loading and setup operations, is also standard.'); document.write('
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Die-Cutting Machine automates in-line blank separation.
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'); document.write('Capable of blank separating double- and single-cut cartons at full speed of 7,000 sheets/hr, NOVACUT 106 ER also allows users to run conventional non-blanked work using existing tooling. Machine's delivery section can be converted from single/double cut blank separating to full sheet delivery and back in seconds. Offering automatic locking and unlocking of tools, NOVACUT can process wide range of substrates from light paper and cartonboard to synthetics and corrugated.'); document.write('
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Plasma Cutting/Gouging System is designed for manual applications.
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'); document.write('Delivering 100% duty cycle at 200 A, PAK® 200i supports hand cutting up to 2¾ in. on mild steel, as well as 10 ipm on 2 in. carbon steel, and will remove up to 25 lb of carbon steel per hour. Upon accidental tip-to-work piece contact, Tip Saver Plus feature folds back current to 35 A to ensure tip is not damaged. System can be configured to operate at 380–415 V, 480 V, or 400 V CE, and dual gas capability promotes cut quality and control on stainless steel and aluminum.'); document.write('
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Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.
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'); document.write('With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components include communication board, power supply box, robot mounting flange adapter, and Engineering Support Tool software.'); document.write('
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CAM Software affords gear and spline manufacturing flexibility.
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'); document.write('InvoMilling™ v1.0 enables flexible manufacturing of gears and splines on universal 5-axis machining centers. Specifically, this solution generates CNC program to produce different gear profiles with limited range of standard-stocked precision tools. Graphics promote usability, while milling path generation and simulation functionality lend to operational flexibility.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Shaft Turning Machine handles parts up to 22.4 in. long.
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'); document.write('Equipped with MT5 tailstock center, Model ML400L provides automated turning of shaft parts up to 7.9 in. in diameter. Twin upper and lower turrets with roller support enable machine to reduce cycle times by pinch turning. Offering Live Tool option for small secondary holes, Model ML400L is also available with 1 or 2 turrets and Muratec high-speed 3-axis CNC gantry loader.'); document.write('
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Access Point features wireless intrusion prevention system.
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'); document.write('Featuring IoT-ready 802.11ac technology, AirTight C-65 Wi-Fi Access Point/Sensor has dual concurrent 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz band radios supporting 802.11a/n/ac, 802.11 b/g/n, two spatial streams, and data rates of up to 866 Mbps and 300 Mbps, respectively. Wireless intrusion prevention technology allows for fully automated 24/7 protection, with zero false positive/false negative operation, requiring no IT involvement for mitigation of wireless threats or compliance reporting.'); document.write('
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Electric Press features programmable servomotor controls.
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'); document.write('Designed for critical assembly applications that cannot be done with air or hydraulic technology, Model BP-500E uses servomotors to precisely control force, distance, and speed. Unit has output of 2–110 lb and standard 4 in. stroke with adjustable column to vary head for large fixtures and longer strokes. Positional accuracy is guaranteed to ±.0004 in. and is programmed with PC and software. Measuring 9 x 10 x 25 in., press comes with 2 hand, electrical, non-contact safety controls.'); document.write('
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Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.
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'); document.write('Screw fastening system is built around Janome desktop, 3- or 4-axis robot that comes in 5 models with working areas from 200 x 200 mm to 510 x 600 mm and repeatable accuracy of ±0.01 mm. In addition to accommodating choice of drivers, system is available with several screw feeder options. Programming of screw tightening conditions is facilitated via remote teaching pendant with 7-line screen, and robot can store up to 255 programs in resident memory card.'); document.write('
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Smart Lighting Products combine LED and audio or Wi-Fi capability.
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'); document.write('Controlled via Android- or iOS-compatible app, Pulse 7.1 combines 8 W, 600 lm, 2700K, CRI 80, 105°, E27 socket LED light and 13 W @ 8 Ω, 1.75 in., Bluetooth®-compatible full range high fidelity loudspeaker. One master bulb can support up to 7 satellite bulbs. Also available, Boost combines 6 W, 470 lm, 3000K, 80 CRI, 240°, E27 socket LED and Wi-Fi repeater. It supports 2 Wi-Fi® network modes (Access Point and Repeater) and data rates to 300 Mbps via Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard at 2.4GHz.<br />'); document.write('<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Dry-Cut Hobbing Machine can mass produce small-diameter gears.
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'); document.write('Accommodating up to 100 mm dia gears, GE10A can be used with FANUC or Siemens CNC control and offers radial and axial travel speed of 20,000 mm/min; higher speeds can be achieved via adoption of direct drive motors in main spindle and table. Loader, minimizing workpiece changing time, reduces idle time to 2 sec. Along with 100 mm max workpiece dia and 500 rpm table speed, features include max hob dia x cutting length of 100 x 300 mm, 280 mm hob shift, and 3,500 rpm max hob rotation speed.'); document.write('
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Desktop Milling Machine, 3D Printer streamline rapid prototyping.
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'); document.write('Desktop fabrication tools of monoFab™ series include ARM-10 additive 3D printer and SRM-20 compact 3D subtractive milling machine. Supplied with monoFab Player AM software, rapid prototyping 3D printer incorporates DLP layered projection system and supports simultaneous production of multiple objects within same work area. Desktop mill, incorporating subtractive rapid prototyping technologies, features milling spindle, independent collet, circuit board, and firmware.'); document.write('
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Compact 1/3 RU Router incorporates mpeg encoder/decoder.
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'); document.write('Along with H.264 coding techniques, BrightEye NXT 450 offers real-time MPEG unicast, multicast, and DVB-ASI capabilities. Gigabit Ethernet can be received via RJ-45 connector as unicast or multicast, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 decoded to 3G, HD, SD SDI with embedded audio, and can be mixed or intercut with other sources connected to router. Decoded and encoded video can be seen in real-time and full motion on LCD on front of unit, and full duplex codec allows simultaneous use of the encoder and decoder.'); document.write('
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Wi-Fi® 4G M2M Router is designed for rugged deployments.
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'); document.write('Delivering 4G LTE capabilities to high-bandwidth Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications, NTC-140W features 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports and high-speed Wi-Fi® along with vehicle voltage support, GPS, and ignition input for mobile assets. Product connects to LTE networks to enable collection, analysis, and management of data from remote/unmanned applications. Supplied in polycarbonate and rubber enclosure, unit features penta-band 4G module and processor with embedded NetComm Linux OS and SDK.'); document.write('
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Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.
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'); document.write('Designed with no offset in axis two, IRB 1200 Series delivers long stroke that allows robot to be placed close to work piece and still be functional. Standard variants include 700 mm reach model with payload up to 7 kg, and 900 mm model with payload up to 5 kg. Both can be mounted at any angle and come with IP 40 protection as standard, with IP 67 protection optional. With Ethernet port, 4 air ducts, and 10 customer signals, robots can be integrated with other equipment.'); document.write('
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