The Need for Multi-tube Connectors

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twintec article

Stephen Burrows – Pres. Twintec, Inc. Modern pneumatic systems have improved greatly in the last 20 years. Attention to air quality, better permanent lubrication and quality engineered components have produced more reliable, lower maintenance and more durable systems than ever before. It seems odd then, that with such a great increase in the design quality of modern pneumatic systems that one...

Series PS Reach & Pick Clamp Used For Panel Transfer Application

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phd app2

In this progressive stamping application, PHD’s NEW Series PS Reach and Pick Clamp handles the loading and unloading of panels with a DOPPIN Shuttler machine. The Series PS Clamp removes the panel from the press and places it on a work holding station. Another Series PS Clamp and Doppin Shuttle machine will take the panel from the working holding...

Selecting and Sizing FRLs

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laman industry news

By H. M. Shawl Compressed air is widely used throughout industry and is often considered the fourth utility at many facilities. Uses include powering pneumatic tools, packaging and automation machinery, conveying and mixing bulk materials, spraying coatings, and providing breathing air Different tools and process operations require different pressures and purity levels. Air tools are designed to provide increased productivity,...

Oscillating Valve

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origa app news4

Application:  Hughes Company is an OEM of food processing machinery.  Most of the equipment they produce is for processing vegetables.  In order to maximize efficiency and throughput of product, this equipment requires frequent cleaning.  Hughes Company wanted to develop a more reliable cleaning system, to further improve their current product offering. In the old design, a long cable cylinder moved a high-pressure nozzle along...

HOERBIGER-ORIGA DRONES ON A SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH

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origa app news2

Pneumatic cylinders have long been recognized for their high speed capability, however, rarely are their limits tested to the extent that Hoerbiger-Origa rodless cylinders are in a unique application designed for the US defense industry. The Dragon Drone UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) system produced by BAI Aerosystems provides land and sea forces the ability to perform reconnaissance, surveillance, and battle...

Work Holding Device for Milling Machine

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In this application, two Series PA Clamps are used as an automated work holding device. After a part is properly placed in the milling machine, the arms of the Series PA Clamps swing and securely clamp down the part. This holds the part in place while a milling machine completes the process. When the milling is complete, the arms...

Regenerative Blowers

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fpz product news

Regenerative blowers are the ideal solution for moving large volumes of air at lower pressures or vacuums. Unlike positive displacement compressors and vacuum pumps, regenerative blowers "regenerate" air molecules through a non-positive displacement method to create vacuum or pressure. In the world of air handling equipment, regenerative blowers are probably the least understood of today's technologies, but when system...

Getting Heavy with Origa System Plus

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origa article

Electric Linear Drives Hoerbiger-Origa highly successful range of modular electric linear drives has been further expanded to include high capacity units for heavy-duty applications. The new OSP-EBHD, heavy-duty belt driven linear p actuator capitalizes on the established benefits of the existing range, providing extremely compact dimensions, a modular construction and p exceptional application flexibility. Featuring a rigid aluminum profile and a...

TWIN ROD (AZV CYLINDER) APPLICATION FOR DIAGRAPH CORPORATION

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origa app news

Diagraph Corporation manufactures high-performance labeling systems for the most demanding of industrial applications. These labeling systems are designed for high speed, high-volume applications. Diagraph allows customers to automate their product identification, tracking, shipment addressing, and bar-coding processes. The labeling systems apply labels to single or adjacent sides of a carton or pallet. Diagraph utilizes a Hoerbiger-Origa AZV cylinder in...

IMPROVING THE “BOTTOM LINE” WITH PNEUMATICS.

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norgren industry news

Clayton W. Fryer, IMI NORGREN, Littleton, Colorado Abstract: The cost of compressed air continues to be a very elusive subject in industrial applications. The notion that compressed air is free is a common misconception. Countless attempts at making end users aware of the costs to produce compressed air have largely been ignored. It seems that Operations Managers are concerned with the...