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Servo amplifier

The DS 2000 is a line digital servo amplifier designed to work with brushless servo applications. Features include an integrated power supply, digital velocity, current and commutation loops, auxiliary power supply, one control card for all sizes, and integral soft-start. The amplifier is available in three widths and can be programmed through an attached keypad or through RS 485, and can be run with a resolver for high shock and vibration applications or an encoder for high resolution.

Vickers Electronic Systems, 34 Beech Mtn. Cir., Mansfield, CT 06250.

Handheld computer

The CEL computer is designed for field data acquisition, inventory management, warehouse contact, and field inspection. It runs the Windows(R)CE operating system and features one-hand operation and optional touch screen input. Other features include a sunlight readable 192x128 pixel display with an optional backlight, and a number of interface options.

Two Technologies Inc., 419 Sargon Way, Horsham, PA 19044; FAX 215-441-0423; www.twotech.com .

Heated tubing

FREEFLEX(TM)polymer heated tubing assemblies are designed to heat moving fluids up to 212F or maintain temperatures as fluids move from a reservoir to a point of use. Heating elements are placed in direct contact with the miniature tubing and are flexible to allow bending or coiling on moving equipment. Applications include aerospace, medicine, analytical equipment, and semiconductor processing.

Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co., 12001 Lackland Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146; FAX (314) 878-6814; www.watlow.com .

Pressure transmitter

The Ashcroft(R)V2 transducer uses fused silicon technology to form a nonorganic bond between the sensor and the stainless steel diaphragm. The product is made with stainless steel and is said to provide high proof and burst tolerance. Applications for the V2 include compressors, off-road vehicles, construction equipment, HVAC, and fuel management systems.

Dresser Instrument, 250 E. Main St., Stratford, CT 06614-5145; www.dresser.com/instruments .

Acrylic glazing

ACRYLITE(R)GMS and ACRYLITE(R)249 acrylic sheets are optically clear, lightweight, and thermal shock resistant materials for aircraft glazing. The GMS sheet is designed for use in aviation windshields, wing tip lenses, and instrument panels, while the 249 is resistant to crazing, solvent attacks, and water absorption. Both products meet military specifications.

Cyro Industries, 100 Enterprise Dr., Rockaway, NJ 07866-5055; FAX (973) 442-6117; www.cyro.com .

Locknuts

PEM(R)Type SL(TM)TRI-DENT(R)self-clinching threaded steel locknuts are said to provide permanent load-bearing threads in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as 1 mm. The locknuts are designed with the TRI-DENT locking feature, and will fit mounting holes for PEM Type S nuts. The nuts mount securely without damaging threads, and keep the reverse side of the sheet smooth and flush.

Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp., 5190 Old Easton Rd., Danboro, PA 18916-1000; FAX (215) 766-0143; www.pemnet.com .

Power-off clutch

The Model XT-39C power-off clutch features this company's new XTREME TORQUE technology for users who need high torque in extreme holding applications. The clutch measures 2.59 inches and 3.4 inches wide and offers a holding torque of 100 inch/lbs.

Electroid Co., 45 Fadem Rd., Springfield, NJ 07081; FAX (973) 467-5656; www.electroid.com .

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