Ball, lead screws
Miniature precision ball and lead screws are available with finished, unfinished, or custom journal ends. Lead screw sizes range from 1 to 50 mm; ball screw sizes range from 4 to 16 mm. Lead accuracy starts at 3.5 microns/300 mm with an axial clearance of 0 to 50 microns. A catalog discusses the product line and various options.
Specialty Motions Inc. , 22343 La Palma Ave. Suite 112, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
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All-plastic, corrosion-resistant valves, filters, and pipeline strainers can replace alloy or lined metal valves, filters, and strainers in ultra-pure or corrosion-prone applications. Features include: non-toxicity, long service life, and easy installation. A product guide provides a photo of each product as well as specifications, selection charts, Cv factor tables, and temperature/pressure relationship charts for specific plastics.
Hayward Industrial Products , 900 Fairmount Ave., Elizabeth, NJ 07207; FAX (908) 351-7893; www.haywardindustrial.com.
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Terminals, splices, and connectors suit various lighting applications. The "Interconnect Solutions For Lighting" brochure describes standard products-such as MATE-N-LOK connectors and circular plastic connectors-for lighting, and provides quick reference to specific catalogs for 11 product families.
Tyco Electronics , Box 3608, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3608; FAX (717) 986-7575; www.amp.com.
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Hydra-Cell industrial pumps are available in nine models with a complete line of pressure-regulating valves and pump accessories. Data on pump performance, specifications, dimensions, options, installation guidelines, and design considerations make up a guide to these units.
Hydra-Cell Industrial Pumps , 1204 Chestnut Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403; FAX (612) 332-6937; www.wannereng.com.
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ThermaCAM(R)PM 695 automated, hand-held infrared camera features both visual and thermal imaging, providing a total predictive maintenance solution. Ruggedly designed, the PM 695 quickly records and stores temperature analysis data, voice, and text comments together with thermal and visual images. A four-page brochure explains how users can accurately see, measure, and document the information needed to make critical maintenance decisions.
FLIR Systems, Boston , 16 Esquire Rd., North Billerica, MA 01862; FAX (978) 901-8532; www.flir.com.
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A redesigned version of the 5262 heavy-duty industrial receptacle features a deep-body design. This body design of the HBL5262 was developed to minimize the possibility of receptacle and base separation. Also, the ground retention clips provide consistent contact pressure. The literature, publication number H4748, provides a complete description of the product, dimensions, specifications, and technical information.
Hubbell Inc. , 185 Plains Rd., Milford, CT 06460; FAX (800) 255-1031; www.hubbell-wiring.com.
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Wire-spoked wheels offer strength comparable to solid steel wheels while providing the lightweight resiliency of stressed suspension. The wheels are designed to absorb high torque and substantial shocks while retaining their basic strength. A brochure specifies the size range of wheels, particular accessories for each wheel type, and tire styles.
Sun Metal Products , Box 1508, Warsaw, IN 46581-1508; FAX (219) 267-2446; www.sunrims.com.
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Lubrication hose reels are often utilized in a variety of applications such as fuel, lube, and antifreeze; washdown operations; construction; air compression; and pneumatic and hydraulic tooling. The reels are available with spring-, manual-, or power-rewind options. A guide highlights lightweight lubrication reels for bench uses, narrow-frame reels for limited space applications, heavy-duty channel frame models, and reels for larger hose diameters.
Hannay Reels , 553 State Route 143, Westerlo, NY 12193-0159; FAX (800) 733-5464; www.hannay.com.
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"Casting Source Directory & Reference Issue-2001" contains process and property data, in addition to capability information for 3,000 foundries, diecasters, and investment casting suppliers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Each listing identifies individual plant capabilities in component casting sizes, metals cast, production equipment, and test and value-added facilities. Sources may also be located by geographic region, metals, or casting process.
American Foundry Society , 505 State St., Des Plaines, IL 60016-8399; www.afsinc.org.
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The CV Series of machine vision devices features a pipeline processing technique that permits parallel processing of multiple tasks in order to achieve high speed and accurate rotation adjustment. A two-camera connection permits the user to simultaneously capture two images with only one trigger signal, critical for high-speed lines. Literature presents details of these features and examples of measurement functions of a vision processing system.
Keyence Corp. of America , 50 Tice Blvd., Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07675; FAX (201) 930-1883; www.keyence.com.
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PMA1 series of servo motors delivers a rugged design with a 55-mm frame and a continuous rated torque range of 0.21 to 0.60 Nm. The S Series motors offer continuous rated torques from 0.5 to 6.6 Nm, while the R Series offers very high torque-to-inertia ratios. A selection guide includes connection diagrams and feedback methods for all of the members of the three motor families.
Pacific Scientific , Box 106, Rockford, IL 61105-0106; FAX (815) 226-3080; www.pacsci.com.
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Redundant anode sputtering
Redundant Anode Sputtering: A Novel Approach to the Disappearing Anode Problem describes a new method of sputtering an insulating material on a substrate. The system does not suffer from the "disappearing anode" effect and can be operated continuously in a production environment. The white paper describes the system in detail and presents preliminary experimental results.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. , 1625 Sharp Point Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80525; FAX (970) 221-5583; advanced-energy.com.
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The Injected Metal Assembly (IMA(TM)) process is a die casting technology used to produce small component assemblies. Components up to 6 inches can be produced, and multiple components can be joined in a single operation at production rates up to 700 assemblies per hour. A foldout provides application examples, history of the process, and specifics on joining dissimilar or heat-sensitive materials.
Fishertech-Fisher Gauge , PO Box 179, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6-6Y9; FAX (705) 748-6312; www.fishertech.com/freecd.
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The 66 Series in-line nutrunner can be configured in a four-spindle powerhead and utilize a CS5000 controller with built-in PC and monitor. The user-friendly software program, Visual Supervisor (VS) for Windows NT, eases system setup in networked spindle applications. Guidebook illustrates the 66 Series, multiple other nutrunner families, and entire tool systems.
Advanced Assembly Group , 2889 Bond St., Rochester Mills, MI 48309-3515; FAX (248) 844-0844.
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Binder on power and high-frequency magnetics includes application notes, technical articles, and brochures on standard and off-the-shelf products, modified standard platforms, and custom designs. The off-the-shelf products section contains specifications, outline drawings, and electrical schematics on more than 1,000 transformers. The application notes section features a tutorial on switch-mode power supplies, medical electronic systems, and international systems.
Signal Transformer , 500 Bayview Avenue, Inwood, NY 11096; FAX (516) 239-7208.
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