Fiber optic connector
ST-DRY™ fiber optic connecting devices are designed to protect fiber terminations from wet environments which can degrade optical fiber. The connectors are fabricated from corrosion and chemical resistant materials. Ferrules and alignment sleeves are made of precision-machined zirconia, while the connector and coupling adapter bodies are made of either nickel-plated brass or 300 series stainless steel.
Greene, Tweed & Co, Box 305, 2075 Detwiler Rd., Kulpsville, PA 19443; FAX (215) 256-0189; www.gtweed.com.
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Fluid sampling nipples and kits are designed to detect contamination in hydraulic systems by providing a permanently mounted test point which is said to eliminate the need to shut down or break lines when taking samples, reducing downtime, unscheduled maintenance, and repair costs. The kits provide lab reports on particle count, water content, viscosity, and spectrochemical analysis of over 20 wear metals and additives.
Parker Hannifin—Quick Coupling, 8145 Lewis Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55427; FAX (763) 544-3418; www.parker.com.
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Control-Matched™ variable-speed motors are said to provide complete compatibility and maximum performance when used with the company's variable-speed drives. The motors are said to provide reduced electrical and acoustic noise, improved dynamic response, lower operating temperature, wider torque and speed ranges, and extended service life.
Allen-Bradley, Department 0909, Bloomington, MN 55438; Tel: (262) 512-8446.
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Precision machined parts for aerospace, medical, electronic, and instrumentation applications are available in stainless steel, titanium, and nickel alloys in sizes from 0.012 to 1 inch in diameter. Parts can comply with ASTM, AMS and military standards.
Eagle Stainless Tube & Fabrication, Inc., 10 Discovery Way, Franklin, MA 02038; FAX (800) 520-1954; www.eagletube.com.
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MICROLAM® dielectric materials are made from expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) structures which are impregnated with various filled resins to meet different applications requirements. The product is said to offer superior signal integrity, higher density, faster signal speeds, thinner construction, and lighter weight for use in telecommunications, computing, test and measurement, defense, and aerospace applications.
W.L. Gore and Associates, 750 Otts Chapel Rd., Newark, DE 19713; FAX (302) 737-2819; www.gore.com/electronics.
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PT-8400 ruggedized sealed flat-panel computer is designed for mobile applications which require high shock and temperature resistance. The product has Pentium Class CPU power of up to 266 MHz in a fully sealed NEMA 12 case approximately the size of a lunch box.
Digital Systems Engineering, 4325 S. 34 St., Phoenix, AZ 85040; FAX (602) 426-8688; www.digitalsys.com.
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