AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Embedded Servo Drive Boosts Speed of Smart Friction Feeders for Packaging Lines

Braunschweig, GermanyÂ- – An embedded servo drive from Metronix is providing an economic upgrade path for Pfankuch Machinery - one of the world's leading manufacturers of friction feeder systems for inserting leaflets and products into sales packaging. Metronix's smart drive has allowed Pfankuch to increase the speed of its latest friction feeder - the SmartFeeder - by 50% while also...

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At Wire 2014, Maguire Will Offer a Comprehensive Portfolio of Systems for Raw Material Management and Extrusion Control
Miscellaneous Controls

At Wire 2014, Maguire Will Offer a Comprehensive Portfolio of Systems for Raw Material Management and Extrusion Control

Proven Systems Help Save Costs of Polymer Compounds and Additives, Increase Productivity, and Enhance Control and Documentation of Wire and Cable Quality TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE, UK –Â- At Wire Düsseldorf, Maguire Europe will introduce a wide-ranging portfolio of technologies that enable manufacturers to save costs while ensuring compliance with the stringent electrical and physical...

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Parts Feeders

Precision Mini Rhinobar Bar Feeder Puts a Charge into High-Speed, Ultra Small-Stock Production

Designed for use with Swiss-style CNC screw machines and small, fixed- or sliding-head lathes, hydrodynamic bar feeder centers and feeds up to 12-foot (3.6 m) long bar stock as small as 0.04 inches (1 mm) diameter. LEXINGTON, Ky – Lexair's Mini Rhinobar® bar feeder automatically centers and feeds small-diameter bar stock to maximize the productivity of Swiss-style CNC screw machines and...

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Pick-and-Place Machine with Integrated Solder Paste Jet Printer
Assembly Machinery

Pick-and-Place Machine with Integrated Solder Paste Jet Printer

Essemtec AG presents its new SMT production centre for the first time at productronica in Munich. Jetting of solder paste instead of printing saves costs for stencils and enhances the production flexibility especially for lower to midsize volumes. Until today, separate machines have to be bought to fulfil this requirement. Essemtec is merging their dispensing and pick-and-place know how of the...

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Universal Features Fuzion Solutions at Productronica 2013
Parts Feeders

Universal Features Fuzion Solutions at Productronica 2013

Versatile platform portfolio optimizes efficiency to boost productivity and lower costs in all manufacturing environments. Universal Instruments is bringing its award-winning Fuzion™ solutions to the European market at Productronica 2013 in Munich, Germany, November 12 – 15. On Hall A2, Booth 435, the company will showcase customer-focused solutions that maximize return on investment by...

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Blow-Through Feeder/Airlock optimizes conveyed throughput.
Rotary Airlocks

Blow-Through Feeder/Airlock optimizes conveyed throughput.

BT Series ensure optimal bulk density and throughput of hard-to-convey materials, such as fine powders and flakes, in high-pressure pneumatic conveying applications. With integrated vent port on return side of valve housing that automatically vents air leakage, design decreases excess aeration of material during conveying. Eight-vane rotary valve design also reduces air leakage and maximizes flow...

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Parts Feeders

Parts Feeder eliminates production interruption.

Accommodating wide range of part sizes and shapes, G-Flex Feeder features large-capacity hopper that can be refilled on-the-fly andÂ- feeder table that recirculates parts, preventing over-accumulation and part bunch ups. Unlike traditional feeder bowls, G-Flex is highly tolerant of process contamination, including oily parts and chips. Stand-alone solution fits most applications and requires...

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Strip Feeder System includes rail removal tools.
Parts Feeders

Strip Feeder System includes rail removal tools.

Used for loading tape-and-reel components onto compact modules, StripFeeder .mod System v2 features removable rails that can be mounted to accommodate wide array of tape sizes. Rail Removal Tools enable operators to remove rails for adjustments on product runs or to unload/reload components. Units slip into machined tracks on both ends of rail and pull up to remove rail. Design holds components...

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Essemtec to Debut Smart Solution Concept and 3D MID Production Line at Productronica
Prototyping Systems

Essemtec to Debut Smart Solution Concept and 3D MID Production Line at Productronica

Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, will highlight its newest machines in Hall A3, Stand 341 at the 20th international productronica international trade fair, scheduled to take place November 12 - 15, 2013 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany. This year's central focus will be the lately introduced SMART solution concept...

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Feeders and Feed Systems

New Eriez® Vibratory Feeder Is Largest in Company's Line

76 Series Vibratory Feeder was developed with Customer and Field Data Erie, PA - The new 76 Series Vibratory Feeder from Eriez®, the largest unit in the company's expansive line-up of compact vibratory feeders, offers all of the same features and benefits of existing models in a supersize design to meet larger application requirements. The 76 Series Vibratory Feeder was officially launched...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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