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Virtual Miles For Manufacturing Event Funds Education Programs

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Virtual Miles For Manufacturing Event Funds Education Programs

Community-based organizations, STEM and Robotics programs benefit McLean, Va., (December 1, 2020) – In its ongoing support of the manufacturing technology community, IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show launched a virtual Miles For Manufacturing (M4M) event in October — continuing through March 2021 — that is designed to fund community-based organizations that champion under-represented, under-served students who participate in...

Festo Adds Two New Solutions to Its Compressed Air Energy Saving Platform

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Festo Adds Two New Solutions to Its Compressed Air Energy Saving Platform

The new C2M provides soft start capabilities, while the D2M offers a non-fieldbus economy option. ISLANDIA, N.Y., December 8, 2020 — Festo has expanded its intelligent pneumatic energy savings platform beyond the MSE6-E2M (E2M) with two new modules – the MSE6-C2M (C2M) and the MSE6-D2M (D2M). These modules can pay for themselves in less than a year with the energy...

Pneumatic motion control helps machine shops stay competitive

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Parker Article

Globalization is perhaps the biggest challenge for small and mid-sized machine shops and factories. In order to compete, some business managers are transitioning to more economical automated production. They are increasingly dependent on the use of investment-intensive machine tools that are unmanned and often operational around the clock. Understanding the need to maximize machine capabilities, machine builders have had to...

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

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Position Sensor

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback Edward E. Herceg Chief Technology Officer Alliance Sensors Group a div. of H.G. Schaevitz LLCPosition feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies: Magnetostrictive, Variable Resistance, and Variable Inductance sensors. While other sensor technologies have occasionally been used successfully in this application, the focus of this article is...

IFPE & CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 attract nearly 130,000, set new exhibit & education recordsk

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IFPE

The future on display as global industry showcase spotlights new product innovations, technology IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 took center stage in Las Vegas March 4-8 with tremendous energy and serious buyers. Total registration of 129,364 soared past the last edition of the shows as they achieved the second-highest attendance in their history. The shows also set new records for exhibit...

Next Generation AS Series Compact Model | Spring-Return Pneumatic Valve Actuator

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Spring-Return-Valve-Actuator from Cowan

Montreal, Quebec May 15, 2020 Cowan Dynamics is pleased to announce the release of the next generation AS Series, Spring-Return Pneumatic Valve Actuator. Based on the proven AS Series, the Compact version was designed specifically for applications where space is a premium. The AS Compact provides amazing reductions, up to 57% shorter and 42% lighter canisters compared to the standard model. Safety...

Lewis & Clark Brewing Co. Enhances the Art and Science of Craft Beer Production with Its New $9 Million Automated Brewhouse

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Lewis & Clark Brewing

By Sean Tobin, Head Brewer, Lewis & Clark Brewing Co. Helena, Mont., — Founder of Lewis & Clark Brewing Company Max Pigman wondered whether the art of craft beer production would suffer when a new $9 million automated brewhouse and canning line went into production. He needn’t have worried. Pigman and his team discovered that state-of-the-art automation gave the craft...

Emerson’s New Pulse Valve Delivers Higher Peak Pressure for Longer Bag, Filter Lifespan and Reduced Maintenance In Reverse-Jet Dust Collector Systems

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Emerson Pulse Valve

New ASCO™ Series 353 valve improves cleaning while cutting compressed air use and installation time Ölbronn-Dürrn, Germany (January 8, 2020) – Emerson is introducing its newly redesigned ASCO™ Series 353 Pulse Valve, designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users achieve a more effective, efficient and convenient bag cleaning every time. With a higher peak pressure, wider temperature range, patented...