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Remote Switch Actuator suits ABB/Sace circuit breakers.
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'); document.write('With direct mounting, RSA-174F actuators are designed for ABB/Sace Tmax T7 low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with 1,000–1,600 A ratings and over-toggle mechanisms. Products let technicians safely close and open breakers while stationed outside of arc-flash hazard boundary without any modification to breaker. Optional features include radio remote with range of up to 300 ft, wired or wireless video camera system with LCD monitor for remote viewing, and custom-fit rugged storage case.'); document.write('
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Stainless Steel Gearbox withstands high pressure washing cycles.
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'); document.write('Featuring smooth and rounded design that eliminates free-standing liquids to prevent bacteria growth, stainless steel worm reducer meets IP69K industry standards to withstand repetitive high pressure washing cycles without water ingress. Double-enveloping worm gearing promotes torque capacity and life, while non-fretting motor connection facilitates removal of motors – key issues in food processing market. There are 5 sizes available to cover ¼–7.5 hp motor range.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Servo Motor Systems support EtherCAT and Profinet protocols.
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'); document.write('Supporting both standard and high pole count commutation, Class 6 SmartMotors deliver fully closed-loop PID control. PID rate is fixed at 62.5 µs with 64 K user program memory and large Cam point memory space for cam tables to >3K points. In addition to dual port Ethernet, SmartMotors include RS-485 half duplex communications port and USB interface for programming, configuration, and live diagnostics. Units provide full floating-point math and trigonometric functions with 32-bit precision results.'); document.write('
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Non-Locking Actuators control latch doors.
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'); document.write('Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, non-locking Models AC-30 and AC-40 are suited for rugged outdoor environments and interior applications. Model AC-30 features pushbutton actuation and installs where space is limited, while Model AC-40 features large integrated handle and pushbutton for actuation with gloved hand. Providing direct, single or multipoint actuation, units are suited for heavy-duty off-highway, transportation, and marine applications.'); document.write('
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Multi-Turbine Wind Tower offers 1.7X power output increase.
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'); document.write('INVELOX™ system consists of one large funnel that captures, concentrates, and accelerates wind before delivering it to turbines safely and efficiently located at ground level. While one 1,000 kW turbine-generator system produces electrical energy for 341 houses, 2 turbines operating in succession produce electrical energy for 579 houses in USA. Use of multiple turbines in one tower allows maintenance on one while other continues energy production.'); document.write('
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SAS Solid State Drives offer capacities up to 1.6 TB.
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'); document.write('Suited for performance-sensitive enterprise applications, Ultrastar® 12 Gbps SAS SSDs include Ultrastar SSD800MH.B with 25 full random drive writes/day for 5 years, Ultrastar SSD1600MM with 10 DW/D, and Ultrastar SSD1600MR for read-intensive applications. Drives support throughput up to 1,100 MBps along with random read/write performance up to 130,000/110,000 IOPS. Data security options include Instant Secure Erase, Self-Encrypting Drives, and TCG enterprise SED with FIPS 140-2 certification.'); document.write('
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Brushless DC Motors boost battery life.
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'); document.write('Available in multiple designs that provide operational efficiencies in excess of 90%, High Torque Density Brushless DC Motors extend battery life of electric vehicles, motorized robotics, and medical equipment. Units range up to 20 in. OD with torques in excess of 50 Nm and operational speeds beyond 70 K rpm. Featuring 2-piece frameless design composed of rotor and stator, motors can be integrated into existing assemblies.'); document.write('
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Electric Actuators meet critical applications requirements.
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'); document.write('To ensure operation during power failure, Safe & Secure series features battery backup system sized to fit inside actuator enclosure. Built-in power supply is field adjustable with fail closed, fail open, or operational (open-close) modes. Supplied in NEMA 4, 4X, or 7 enclosures, actuators have output torque range of 400–1,500 lb-in. Supply voltages include 120 Vac, 220 Vac, 24 Vdc, and 12 Vdc, and available options include positioners, speed controls, timers, and position transmitters.'); document.write('
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HVAC Actuators provide automotive air flow control.
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'); document.write('Combining low noise with wide range of torque and speed, Saia-Burgess™ HVAC Actuators are designed for main HVAC functions, including air inlet, airflow distribution, and airflow mix. Units are custom-designed for different control options, such as direct or BUS driven for LIN standard. With integrated electronics, BUS driven designs allow torque and speed control, stall detection, and provide diagnostic information.'); document.write('
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Linear Motor and Roller Guide Module offers 0.01 mm accuracy.
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'); document.write('Combining linear motor drive with pre-loaded roller guide, ELB Linear Axis module is able to position high loads with repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm. Maximum acceleration is 100 ms-2 and maximum speed is 4 ms-1. Driving force of 150 N is transmitted directly and without gears to slide by play-free junction roller guide. Available in 50, 75, and 125 mm strokes, module is controlled by Bosch Rexroth IndraDrive controller or by Siemens SINAMICS inverter.'); document.write('
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Parallel Positioning System offers 1,000 lb load capacity.
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'); document.write('Supplied with C-887 hexapod multi-axis vector controller and software package, 6-axis Model H-850KMLD provides 1 µm minimum incremental motion over 100 mm travel range in XY and 0.5 µm in Z direction. Repeatability in 3 linear axes is ±1 µm, and ±5 µrad/9 µrad in rotary axes. Applications include precision manufacturing and automation, astronomical telescopes, optics alignment, satellite antenna alignment, high energy physics, and semiconductor manufacturing.'); document.write('
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Helical Gearboxes provide smooth operation.
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'); document.write('Available in 5 sizes with gear ratios from i=3 to i=100, Series 8GP70 with shaft output and Series 8GF70 with drive flange are IP65-rated with optimized synchronization characteristics and low noise level at high speeds. Units handle high axial and radial forces and offer option for reducing backlash to less than 1 arcminute. With gearboxes, woodworking machines can produce smooth surfaces with minimal chatter, while printing machines can render consistent printed image.'); document.write('
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Synchronous Drive Systems offer 98% efficiency.
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'); document.write('Operating without need for re-tensioning, Dodge® HT500 Synchronous Belt Drives run slip-free and are suitable for wet and oily environments. Product line includes complete offering of synchronous sprockets with shaft attachment options, including TAPER-LOCK® and fin fan QD bushings as well as minimum plain bore sprockets. As companion to sprockets, belts come in 8 and 14 mm pitch and are made of polyurethane and carbon fiber cords for high torque transmission in severe environments.'); document.write('
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Motorized Slides and Cylinders offer quick positioning.
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'); document.write('Capable of operating from low speed to high speed and with light loads or heavy loads, EAS Series Motorized Linear Slides and EAC Series Motorized Cylinders are available with ball screw drive method, in lengths from 50–500 mm and with maximum horizontal/vertical transportable mass of 60 kg/30 kg. Units come in traditional Straight type or with space-saving Reversed Motor. To match requirements of host PLC, built-in controller with Modbus or pulse input type drivers are available.'); document.write('
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Linear Stepper Positioning Stage supports closed-loop operation.
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'); document.write('Incorporating linear stepper motor along with 1 micron resolution linear encoder, LSS-060-04-006-ME has stroke of 60 in. and generates 6 lb of continuous force. Moving stepper forcer suits applications with acceleration from 0.5–1.5 m/sec and payloads of <1 kg. While operation is possible under open loop control using 2-phase microstepping driver, stage can also be operated under closed-loop using linear encoder and motion control electronics package.'); document.write('
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Remote Switch Actuators mount to breakers inside cabinet.
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'); document.write('Available for ABB/Sace Tmax T7M low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with optional stored-energy mechanisms and current ratings of 1,000 A and 1,200 A, RSA-174E Actuators allow technicians to safely close and/or trip breakers outside arc-flash hazard boundary without modification to breaker. When accompanied by CBS ArcSafe® remote switch operator control unit, actuators eliminate all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation by providing open/close operation from up to 300 ft away.'); document.write('
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Miniature Screw-Actuators provide 20 nm resolution.
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'); document.write('Providing travel ranges from ¼–1 in., N-470 PiezoMike Actuators are available for ambient applications, and in high vacuum (10-6 Torr) and ultra-high vacuum (10-9 Torr) configurations. Units can be computer-controlled to facilitate automated adjustment of optics, lasers, and micro-mechanical components. When at rest, drives are self-locking, require no electric power, and generate no heat. Holding force of >22 lb and self-clamping design make actuators vibration-proof and shock-resistant.'); document.write('
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Brass Components target marine applications.
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'); document.write('Made of Quarter Hard Brass Strip with tensile strength of 54,000 psi, Lazy Susan Bearings, Mountings, and Custom Stampings will resist corrosion and rust, making them suitable for marine applications, such as boat seats, or for applications involving water and humidity such as swamp coolers and wash-down food processing machinery. Aesthetically pleasing, brass eliminates need for plating, coating, or other finishing services.'); document.write('
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High Voltage DAQ Module promotes safe and accurate measurement.
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'); document.write('Capable of making 1,000 V measurements and acquiring data synchronously at all times to other physical quantities, MX403B amplifier offers 4 differential, isolated channels with analog anti-aliasing filters and 24-bit ADC. Users can also apply several digital filters to acquired data. Along with 10, 100, and 1,000 V measurement ranges, features include sampling rate of 100 kS/s per channel, signal bandwidth up to 38 kHz (78 kHz in dual-channel mode), and 0.05% accuracy.'); document.write('
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High-Temperature Bearing Units are self-lubricating and drip-free.
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'); document.write('Intended for continuous baking ovens, SKF® high-temperature bearing units have graphite internal cage that delivers required lubrication. Drip-free performance eliminates need for grease cleanup and helps contribute to HACCP compliance. Rated to 662°F, units achieve uninterrupted service life up to 40,000 hr. Supplied as pillow block, 2- or 4-bolt flange, or for drop-in installation, housings consist of corrosion-resistant phosphate coating over zinc chromate cast iron.'); document.write('
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