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Explosion-proof motion sensor for hazardous locations

Larson Electronics' EXP-MS-N4X-AT-HV explosion proof motion sensor is designed for use in hazardous... » more

Machine vision lessons learned from applications

Inside Machines, vision tips: Machine vision isn’t as challenging as it used to be. Setup, testing,... » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital... » more

Six steps to reliable integrated machine vision systems

Inside Machines, vision tips: Machine vision technology advances have made machine vision... » more

Encoder series for precision applications

Celera Motion's MicroE Optira Series of encoders are designed to provide a resolution of up to 5nm... » more

Laser distance sensor with flush mount

Banner Engineering has added flush mount housings to its Q4X laser distance measurement sensors,... » more

Multi-turn angle sensors with stainless steel shaft

Novotechnik's RMB 3600 series of absolute multi-turn angle sensors are non-contact sensors with... » more

Adjustable long-range read/write head

Pepperl+Fuchs' long-range F192 reader is designed for reading tags at distances of more than 15 ft.... » more

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Design kit for communicating with motion controllers, PLCs

Galil Motion Control's Galil Design Kit (GDK) is designed to provide easy communication with motion controllers and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) » more

Digital piezo controller for nanopositioning applications

Physik Instrumente's (PI) E-727 digital piezo controller is designed for multi-axis nanopositioning applications, such as 3-D imaging in super-resolution microscopy, laser beam steering, and fast alignment applications. » more

Mini motor platform for high torque delivery

Portescap's Ultra EC mini motor platform is designed specifically to deliver ultra high torque in a compact size and is specifically designed for high continuous torque at low to medium speeds. » more

Zero backlash brake for indexing, positioning systems

Nexen Group's Model I-300 is a spring engaged, air released, power-off brake designed to provide high torque for backlash-free holding and emergency stopping on indexers and positioning systems. » more

Explosion-proof motion sensor for hazardous locations

Larson Electronics' EXP-MS-N4X-AT-HV explosion proof motion sensor is designed for use in hazardous areas and is constructed of copper free non-sparking aluminum construction with a glass window front for motion detection. » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series


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