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Hydra-pneumatic cylinder offers high-speed, all power-stoke operation

January 9, 2007

AEC/Hypercyl's HZ series hydra-pneumatic cylinders offers a power-stroke operation for various assembly clamping, piercing, metalworking, pressing, marking, resistance welding, and riveting...

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Mist collector filters various substances

November 7, 2006

Donaldson® Torit® has introduced the WSO mist collector that filters water-soluble coolants, straight oil, and oily smoke with just a change of the filter cartridge to match the mist type.The...

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Gas spring provides more than 380 lbs. of force

November 7, 2006

Dadco's U.0175 gas spring, the newest addition to the company's Ultra ForceT series, has a 19-mm-dia. body with an 11-mm-dia. rod, providing more than 380 lbs. of force on contact.The spring is...

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Magnetic board facilitates safety tracking

November 7, 2006

The SafetyCross® magnetic white board from Magnatag is a solid-green board that allows employees to track each safe day, week, or month with a green magnet. Red or yellow magnets indicate when an...

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Dry ice blast cleaning process safely removes grease, sludge, sealants, weld slag

October 10, 2006

Cold Jet offers a dry ice blasting system that the manufacturer says is an efficient and environmentally safe process for the removal of excessive grease, sludge, sealants, and weld slag from...

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Automatic marking system reduces ink, refill handling

September 12, 2006

Dell Marking Systems Inc.'s TiteSpot™ automatic marking system features replaceable, reloadable, disposable marker cartridges in an air-operated spring assembly that helps eliminate the handling...

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Hot-water pressure washer produces no noise, fumes

September 12, 2006

Hotsy offers the HWE all-electric hot-water pressure washers for indoor industrial cleaning.Water is heated in a stainless steel coil, submerged in a tank of water solution for instant hot water. They...

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Laser beam bender turns reference laser beam 90 degrees

September 12, 2006

The 90-Line right-angle beam bender from Pinpoint Laser Systems® Inc. takes the reference laser beam and turns it 90 degrees.The unit can be used to square machinery and equipment; set and adjust...

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Cold-water pressure washer suitable for general cleaning

September 12, 2006

Sioux Steam Cleaner has introduced a line of cold-water pressure washers for general plant facility cleaning.The washers can use in-house hot water from a boiler or another source to provide hot-water...

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Shop floor software upgraded

August 8, 2006

Exact Software™ has released Exact JobBOSS® 9 shop floor manufacturing software. The new release focuses on enhancing the functionality of material control, purchasing, and cash flow.The...

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Strain sensor uses piezoelectric elements

August 8, 2006

The Force/Torque Div. of PCB® Piezotronics Inc. has introduced M240 ICP® strain sensors that use piezoelectric sensing elements to indirectly measure dynamic and quasistatic forces on...

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Dust, smoke collector gathers medium- to fine-grain dust

July 11, 2006

Dustvent Inc. has introduced the V series of dust and smoke collectors that gather smoke and medium- to fine-grain dust.The units collect the pollutants in a first-stage filter and recirculate the...

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Light-duty floor stand facilitates light curtain mounting

July 11, 2006

Scientific Technologies Inc. has developed a light-duty floor stand designed for mounting the company's line of light curtains as well as the PA4600 perimeter access guarding device.The stand is...

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Keyswitch module enhances safety gate switches

June 13, 2006

Fortress Interlocks has introduced an option pod with keyswitch for its amGard modular safety gate switches, which helps to ensure that an operator can enter a hazardous area only when it is safe.The...

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Dual speed positioner lifts up to 445 lbs.

June 13, 2006

The Lift Stik™ lifter transporter from Presto Lifts achieves a lift by a powered, continuous chain in the single mast.A hand-held, push-button remote allows the user to lift or lower the...

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