Iconic Tool Manufacturer Snap-on Inc. Awards 1st Place Rapid Continuous Improvement Award to Milwaukee, WI Plant
Motion Monitors

Iconic Tool Manufacturer Snap-on Inc. Awards 1st Place Rapid Continuous Improvement Award to Milwaukee, WI Plant

Lombard, IL- Overcoming stiff competition from other Snap-on facilities around the country, the Milwaukee Snap-on plant was awarded 1st place in the “Operations” category at the 2016 Snap-on RCI Convention, held Feb. 24th-26th. Peter Zinda the Manufacturing and Systems Analyst for the Milwaukee plant shared one of the secrets for their success, “We have been working with PortCNC and using...

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No Space is Too Small for These Miniature Sensor Units
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

No Space is Too Small for These Miniature Sensor Units

No Space is Too Small for These Miniature Sensor Units Even the largest manufacturing plants rely on small, specialized machines to function effectively. In fact, the more complex your operation becomes, the more likely you are to struggle with size and space restrictions. Tool and die makers, CNC machines and advanced robotics are especially prone to these limitations. Fortunately, we have a...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Six-Axis Combo Accelerometer-Gyro Sensors feature ULP design.

Respectively supplied in 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm, 16-pin LGA and 2.5x 3 x 0.9 mm, 14-pin LGA packages, KXG07 and KXG08 are 6-axis combo accelerometer-gyro sensors. Phase detection scheme enables full, high-speed operation of onboard accelerometer, gyroscope, and temperature sensor while consuming down to 0.2 mA. This allows always-on operation inÂ- motion sensing applications, including wearable...

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Magnetostrictive Position Sensor offers field serviceability.
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Magnetostrictive Position Sensor offers field serviceability.

Designed for use with hydraulic cylinders in mobile applications, externally threaded FMH Sensor features 2-part design that allows users to separate flexible sensing element and electronics from housing without opening hydraulic system. Sensor uses proprietary Temposonics® magnetostrictive technology to deliver ±0.2 mm typical resolution, repeatability of ±0.005% FS, and...

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AC Current Transducer monitors loads up to 400 A.
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

AC Current Transducer monitors loads up to 400 A.

Available in both average responding and True RMS models, AT/ATR-FD Series delivers 4–20 mA analog signal proportional to AC current. Aperture with 1.31 in. inside diameter accommodates wire sizes for loads up to 400 A, facilitating feeding of wires through sensing window for easy installation, even in applications with multiple conductors/phase. Mounting on back panel or DIN rail, transducer...

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Magnetic DC Proximity Sensors have cylindrical form factor.
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Magnetic DC Proximity Sensors have cylindrical form factor.

Featuring stainless steel shielded housings, M-series includes 10 modelsÂ- covering 8, 12, and 18 mm sizes. NPN or PNP models with normally-open (NO) or normally-closed (NC) outputs are available, and standard sensing distances range from 0–70 mm. Along with IP65/IP67 or IP68/IP69K ratings, features include built-in overload protection and attached 2 m axial cable or M8 or M12 connector....

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Rotary Encoders offer speed monitoring capabilities.
Rotary Encoders

Rotary Encoders offer speed monitoring capabilities.

Providing secure feedback to protect motors, machinery, or operators from risk of failure, 1000 Series is useful on heavy moving machinery such as hoists, lifts, cranes, and mining equipment. Overspeed electronics control 3 different relay switches which can be programmed for identification of critical speeds or errors in direction. Speed limits can be set for direction, over and under speed from...

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Monitor Your Weld Purge at a Low Cost
Welding Monitors

Monitor Your Weld Purge at a Low Cost

Weld Purge Monitors® are essential instruments to help obtain non-oxidised, zero colour welds. By measuring the oxygen content before, during and after welding, high quality welds are achieved when welding metals such as stainless, chrome and duplex steels as well as titanium and nickel alloys. Advancing in the science of manufacturing beyond other designs, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques...

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Additive Manufacturing

3D Systems Partners with Mystic Aquarium, ACT Group and Middle School Students to Help Disabled Penguin Walk Again

- Custom orthotic boot created using 3D scan-to-print workflow improves mobility of endangered African penguin ROCK HILL, S.C. - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its end-to-end digital design and manufacturing solutions led to the enhanced mobility of a disabled African penguin at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT. In a collaborative endeavor led by the aquarium’s veterinary staff,...

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Wireless Tank Level/Temperature Monitor suits hazardous locations.
Level Monitors

Wireless Tank Level/Temperature Monitor suits hazardous locations.

Powered by internal lithium batteries or optional C1D1 rated solar package and mated with SignalFire Sentinel wireless node, Sentinel Float Stick System acts as wireless communication link in remote monitoring and control of tank levels and temperatures for offsite data processing. This Class 1 Division 1, rugged system, which consists of magnetostrictive level probe with integrated...

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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler
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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler

As a leader in industrial sampling equipment at Sentry Equipment, our success is built on a history of innovation and designs that epitomize value and efficiency. The new Hygienic Automatic Sampler is another example of our dedication to developing quality engineered products. To learn how this product can streamline the sampling process for dry, free-flowing materials, see our new video.

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