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Machinery Safety to Suit Every Packaging Machine Scenario
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Machinery Safety to Suit Every Packaging Machine Scenario

Following renewed risk assessments that led to an updated machine safety design concept for a servo-driven film wrapping machine, BVM Brunner now has the flexibility to meet a variety of customer requirements whilst also ensuring the safety of machine operators. Machinery safety specialist Pilz Automation Technology is widely acknowledged as a market leader in machinery safety, including control...

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Slotted Optical Switch is offered in right angle package.
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Slotted Optical Switch is offered in right angle package.

OPB920xZ Series non-contact optical switches feature 890 nm wavelength infrared LED with power dissipation of 100 mW, max forward current of 40 mA and max forward voltage of 1.7 V. Reverse DC voltage is 2 V, with reverse current of 100 Â-µA. Output PhotologicÂ-® sensor features supply voltage of 18 V and power dissipation of 200 mW. Operating temperature for optical switches ranges from...

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Cable Pull Switch isolates power in case of shut-downs.
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Cable Pull Switch isolates power in case of shut-downs.

Supplied in die cast aluminum housing rated to IP67, Series CPS can isolate power to conveyor system or other similar process equipment in case of shut-down condition. Steel wire is placed along side of conveyor and attached to cable pull switch. When cable is pulled at any point along conveyor, it will trip cable pull switch and cause conveyor to shut down. Manual reset of CPS is required to...

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Emergency Cable-Pull Switch spans lengths of up to 75 m.
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Emergency Cable-Pull Switch spans lengths of up to 75 m.

Model ZS80 provides continuous emergency stop control along exposed areas of machinery and conveyors that are hazards to machine operators/maintenance personnel. Its double-break contact blocks offer choice of arrangements for contacts, which change state when cable is pulled or goes slack. Featuring rugged, metal housing and watertight design, unit includes E-Stop pushbutton, position indicator...

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The New E5 Ethernet Switch Big Hit on HMC Products' PouchMaster at the Latest International PackExpo
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The New E5 Ethernet Switch Big Hit on HMC Products' PouchMaster at the Latest International PackExpo

(Davenport, Iowa) Grace Engineered Products' brand new E5 Thru-Door(TM) Ethernet Switch made a big splash at the latest PACK EXPO in Las Vegas. PACK EXPO is the most complete packaging show in the world's largest market allowing the 21,000 person crowd, made up of world-class companies and customers, to connect with innovative processing and packaging solution providers. One of the exhibitors,...

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Pushbutton Switch offers life of 10 million actuations.
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Pushbutton Switch offers life of 10 million actuations.

HP Series Hall-effect sealed switch uses magnet and IC to detect motion, position, or change in field strength of magnet to provide linear output that is switched without bounce. Input voltage is 5 Vdc, with programmable output range is from 0.5-4.5 V. Operating in temperatures from -40 to +85Â-ºC, switch also has ability to have redundant, linear Hall devices. Hall-effect circuit can be...

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Flexible Reed Switch allows hand-forming of switch leads.
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Flexible Reed Switch allows hand-forming of switch leads.

FLEX-14 has been developed specifically for customers that build products using reed switch technology but wish to form switch leads by hand. Glass length of 14 mm and long lead allows for flexibility in switch design-in process. Product is suited for applications where reed switches are used in high volumes, such as with level sensors, security products, relays, and position sensors.

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Cylindrical Proximity Sensors feature compact size.
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Cylindrical Proximity Sensors feature compact size.

Model PRX+3800 is Form B SPST, NC reed switch contained in temperature-resistant cylindrical housing and PRX+3900 is Form C, SPDT or change-over reed switch. Both have 0.125 in. dia and are .750 in. long and operate using permanent magnet or electromagnetic coil. Units operate at distances of .250 in. and are rated at 2 W, with maximum operating temperature of up to 105Â-

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Gripping, Checking, and Measuring

Intelligent sensors transform actuators to sensitive helpers in automation Sensors used in automation are essential organs of machines and plants. While gripping modules and other actuators performed pre-defined tasks in the past, today, they are intelligent and flexible helpers in the manufacturing process due to the use of intelligent sensors. They provide the plant with important information...

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