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Machine Design
New Products: Tower Lights Use LEDs
The EZ-LIGHT TL50 Tower Lights display up to five colors in one tower and allow multiple colors to be lit simultaneously.
New Products: Wireless Sensor Node
The HS-Link high-speed wireless node has 100-kHz sample rates on its three channels.
Semicon West Show: Conditions Much Worse than 2001
Semiconductor equipment sales are back to where they were in the early 1990s as the Semicon West show kicks off in San Francisco.
"Service-Learning” Might Help Attract Engineering Students
Tufts University is going to investigate whether service-learning -- basically do-gooder type engineering programs -- will help attract kids and especially women to engineering careers.
New Products: Sound-Level Meter
Model 9104 Digital Sound Level Meter identifies the source of dangerously loud noise
New Products: Multiport Junction Blocks for Sensors
Zip-Port multiport junction blocks allowing multiple sensors to be wired to a single block with one cable connecting to the control panel
New Products: Laser Marking on Large/Multiple Parts
FiberTowerT MegaCenter is an industrial- grade fiber-laser machine for parts marking, UID marking, and deep engraving
New Products: High-Precision Miniature Shaft Coupling
MK1 bellows couplings allow for increased bore diameter within a given coupling size through the use of radial setscrews with unique dismounting grooves
New Products: Handheld Rotating-Vane Anemometer
HHF142 handheld rotating-vane anemometer provides accurate air velocity and volumeflow measurements in harsh environments
New Products: Fieldbus Cables
DataCell Foundation fieldbus M-EZ (Marshaling EZ) cables are designed with up to 24 individually foil-shielded pairs
New Products: Electro-Optic Level Switch
ELS-1150 Series electro-optic switch is designed for high-temperature and high-pressure applications
New Products: Disc-Brake Calipers
Spring-applied, hydraulically released VKSD Model disc-brake calipers are used for emergency stops
New Products: Compact Pressure Sensor
Compact Pressure Sensor SPAB, suitable for use in medical and semiconductor applications
New Products: Ball-Bearing Mini Clutches
MC electromagnetic clutch line now uses two ball bearings instead of bushings
Product Spotlight: Rapid Customization for Industrial Enclosures
Most designers faced with specifying an industrial enclosure will size it to be as compact as possible to save space and provide greater flexibility in locating the enclosure exactly where its needed
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