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Linear Guides offer optimized weight carrying capacity.
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'); document.write('As alternative to linear guide systems that run on ball bearings, DryLin W linear guide has flexible and modular design and comes in size 25 with lubrication-free, dirt-resistant linear technology. This model consists of 3 basic elements: guide rail of hard-anodized aluminum, bearing housings of zinc die casting, and plastic bearing liner of tribo-optimized plastic iglide J200. Available configurations include single-sided 25 mm bearing rail that spaces 2 guide shafts 129 mm apart.'); document.write('
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Shipping Racks feature folding corner posts.
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'); document.write('On steel shipping racks, Folding Corner Posts allow corner to be positioned in 3 different planes while staying attached to rack. First position is with corner post folded onto deck surface. In second position, corner is folded outward from deck, parallel to deck length. Third position enables corner to be placed to vertical for product protection when stacked. Deck can be designed for almost any product that needs to be moved from one place to another or stored in warehouse.'); document.write('
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Spoked Handwheels resist corrosion.
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'); document.write('Supplied with or without revolving handle, GN 227.4 Spoked Handwheels have pressed A4 (AISI 316L) stainless steel body with shot blast satin finish, and solid hub also made of A4 (AISIS 316L) stainless steel, welded to body. Inch versions come with round bore without keyway, while metric sizes are available with round bore without keyway, round bore with keyway, and square bore. Supplied in 160–400 mm (6.3–15.74 in.) diameters, handwheels are suited for marine and food industries.'); document.write('
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Development Kit enables testing of mobile robots.
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'); document.write('Intended for researchers, academic institutions, robotics developers, and hobbyists, SentiBotics Development Kit comes with software, sample programs, tracked platform and grasping robotic arm, 3D vision, object recognition, and autonomous navigation capabilities. Tracked platform is capable of carrying payload up to 10 kg, while modular robotic arm is capable of lifting objects up to 0.5 kg. With two 3D cameras, robot can see and recognize objects at range of 0.15–3.5 m.'); document.write('
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Fume Extraction Systems offer telescoping arm option.
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'); document.write('Available in 8 in. diameter for FILTAIR® SWX Series of stationary fume extractors and 6 or 8 in. diameters for FILTRAIN 2000–12000 centralized systems, Telescoping Arm option can be shortened or extended from 3–4½ ft, depending on weld booth space requirements. This ensures users obtain correct length to effectively capture weld fume and help maintain safe, clean environment. Arm can also be adjusted to variety of angles for maximum performance.'); document.write('
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Thin Film Couplers operate across WiFi spectrum.
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'); document.write('Based on multilayer integrated thin film technology, High Directivity 0302 Couplers offer high frequency performance across 2,400–5,905 MHz WiFi spectrum. Miniature devices are rated for operating temperatures spanning -40 to +85°C and are supplied with lead-free and RoHS-compliant 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technology, including reflow, wave, vapor phase, and manual.  '); document.write('
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Kevlar Sleeves protect against cuts, abrasions, and burns.
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'); document.write('Manufactured from flame-resistant Kevlar® yarns, Kevlar sleeves afford wearers protection in manufacturing environments where cuts and abrasions can occur. Sleeves are constructed from 100% single- and double-ply Kevlar and resist burning, combustion, and melting. Available in lengths from 10–24 in. and widths of 3 and 4 in., products come in 8 standard fitting options. They also can be custom-made to customer specifications.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Shaft Collars hold and locate sensors and components.
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'); document.write('Precision machined and available with custom threads ranging from extra-fine to coarse, Shaft Collars offer precise adjustability and positive locking for mounting and positioning devices on shaft. Units are manufactured to specification in 1-piece, 2-piece, and set-screw designs. Machined from aluminum, steel, stainless steel, and special alloys in sizes ranging from 1/8–6 in. dia, collars can be customized with spanner holes on face or OD and straight or diamond knurls on OD.'); document.write('
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Fully Redundant 1U MicroTCA Chassis maximizes computing density.
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'); document.write('By combining fan trays and power supplies on rear of chassis, VT840 allows 6 AMC slots – divided among 2 sets of 3 slots for full redundancy options with failover – in single module size. Each set of slots have their own dedicated PCIe Fabric, GbE, Power Module, clock structure, and management. Dual integrated shelf managers are also provided, and mezzanine approach permits various front panel I/O options in compact, dedicated space. There are 4 SFP+ ports for 10 GbE and 4 SFP for GbE.'); document.write('
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Electric Cylinders and Slides are offered in lead screw versions.
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'); document.write('In addition to ball screw design, Series ECV Electric Cylinders, Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slides, and Series ESG Electric Gantry Slides come in lead screw designs. Precision ball screw or lead screw models are offered in 2 lead configurations per size, which are optimized for speed or thrust performance. PHD Plus™ linear solutions offer configurable system that lets users power unit with motor and controls of their choice. Motors may be mounted in inline or foldback configuration.'); document.write('
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Web Guide Controller (24 Vdc) comes in compact package.
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'); document.write('Compatible with existing AccuWeb web guide systems, EVO 150 features 150 W of power and can control brushed and brushless actuator motors. Control module, measuring 6.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 in., features EtherNet/IP communication protocol for uploading and downloading of guide system settings and performance parameters. Product can be mounted in EVO enclosure measuring 7 x 5 x 4 in., including one with flush-mounted, switch-pad HMI panel on face, or din-mounted in existing control panel.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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UL-Approved Coils suit high-pressure CO2 systems.
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'); document.write('With optimized pulling force, BJ and BX coils are designed for use with AKVH electronic expansion valves to meet demands of high-pressure CO2 systems. Frame and robust encapsulation promote durability and extended lifetime expectancy, while clip-on fastening system with audible latch click minimizes installation time and ensures proper installation. Comprising 6 models, these products are designed in accordance with UL 429 and tested in harsh operating conditions from -40 to +122°F.'); 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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Squeeze Tube Packaging can be supplied via high-speed operation.
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'); document.write('Ranging in size from .75–5.5 fl oz, squeeze tube packaging is available to accommodate need for private label packaging for silicones, latex, and an anti-oxidant grease compound that serves electrical industry. Machine fills metal, plastic, and plastic laminate squeeze tubes with precision at speeds up to 45 tubes/min. As packaging alternative to caulk tube cartridges, cups, and bottles, squeeze tubes let user apply caulk or sealant without caulk gun.'); document.write('
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Carbon Brushes target wind turbine applications.
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'); document.write('Designed to handle environmental extremes experienced by wind turbines, including scorching heat and corrosive sea salt, Carbon Brushes also withstand low-humidity environments, sudden changes in wind speed, and on/off cycling of generator. Units feature low friction due to optimized film formation, are tolerant to contamination, and provide maximum lifespan with minimal slip ring wear and low brush to brush wear differential.'); document.write('
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Non-Volatile Memory IP suits high-voltage processes.
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'); document.write('Available in standard 180 nm 5 V CMOS and Bipolar CMOS DMOS processes without need for additional masks or process steps, DesignWare® AEON® Trim NVM IP supports -40 to 150°C temperature range required for automotive Grade 0 applications and exceeds AEC-Q100 quality standards. IP includes special test modes that accelerate programming speed and reduce NVM test time. Offering 15+ year data retention, IP lets designers implement ICs in harsh and safety-critical environments.'); document.write('
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Cast Steel Chain handles tough traction applications.
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'); document.write('Available with 63.5 mm pitch and with or without TAB, C600 Cast Steel Chain is suitable for applications that involve pulling or conveying heavy loads, such as moving barrels, bulk containers, gas bottles, and cage pallets. Threaded pins in connecting link facilitate closing and unclosing of chain. For additional corrosion protection, galvanized, zinc-plated version is available.'); document.write('
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Pneumatic Valve Coil is suited for use in rotary hydraulic tables.
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'); document.write('Coil for pneumatic valve used in rotary hydraulic table features case coated with zinc clear chromate, but multiple coatings are available. While glass filled nylon bobbins withstand temperatures up to 130°C, other bobbin materials are available based upon application and environment.'); document.write('
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Camper Stabilization Product also prevents theft.
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'); document.write('Using turnbuckle handle for lock down, FastGun Wobble Stopper reduces camper movement, prevents jackleg and frame stress, and serves as anti-theft device. Brace bridges camper frame to jacklegs to prevent side-to-side movement, thereby eliminating subsequent damage to camper frame and jacks while also preventing hardware from becoming lose within frame. Offered in high impact powder coat white, product is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum and stainless steel.'); document.write('
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Thin Line Shaft Collars suit space-restricted applications.
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'); document.write('Suited for applications with outer diameter, width, or weight limitations, Thin Line Shaft Collars function as clamps, positioners, guides, spacers, and stops. Units have tightly controlled face to bore perpendicularity, TIR of <.002 in., for proper alignment of mating components. Available in 2024 aluminum and 303 stainless steel for added corrosion resistance, collars come in 1- and 2-piece styles with bore sizes from 3/16 to 1 ½ in. and 5–40 mm. All are RoHS2 and REACH compliant.'); document.write('
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