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Phoenix Contact installs CCHP at HQ
April 23, 2014

Phoenix Contact installs CCHP at HQ

A combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) system will generate enough electricity to power the company’s U.S. headquarters approximately 65 percent of the time.

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Harmonic Drive introduces HPGP Planetary Gearhead
April 23, 2014

Harmonic Drive introduces HPGP Planetary Gearhead

The HPGP series achieves 33% higher torque while maintaining high precision through use of ring-gear technology and high moment stiffness.

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April 23, 2014

AMT tells Congress to shape up

AMT urges House and Senate leaders to consider legislation that would strengthen U.S. manufacturing, including reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act; renewal of trade promotion authority; and passage of tax, regulatory and immigration reforms.

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April 23, 2014

Bonfiglioli introduces HDP and HDO 125-size gearboxes

HDP 125 and HDO 125 bevel helical gearboxes are available in 2, 3 and 4 stages, with a range of reduction ratios from 1:9 to 1:500.

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Vecow announces ABP-2000A fanless Box PC
April 23, 2014

Vecow announces ABP-2000A fanless Box PC

BP-2000A has an Intel Quad-Core Atom E3845 processor, 1M Cache, two HDMI displays, four GbE LANs, one 2.5” SATA 3Gp/s SSD/HDD tray, three USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0, and one miniPCI-express.

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April 23, 2014

Sercos publishes brochures

Brochures include a revised Sercos III brochure and a competency brochure, "The fast route to Sercos."

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EtherCAT Publishes Industrial Ethernet System Comparison
April 23, 2014

EtherCAT Publishes Industrial Ethernet System Comparison

“Industrial Ethernet Technologies: Overview and Comparison” gives valuable insight into today’s most important Industrial Ethernet technologies.

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Pepperl+Fuchs announces FieldBarrier R4D0-FB-IA
April 23, 2014

Pepperl+Fuchs announces FieldBarrier R4D0-FB-IA

FieldBarrier for FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 and PROFIBUS PA instruments provides advanced fault diagnostics and isolation at the spur, enables live work on the trunk or spurs, and supports plug-in surge protectors.

Addonics Flash Drives Replace Hard Drives for $25
April 23, 2014

Addonics Flash Drives Replace Hard Drives for $25

The 2.5” flash drive kits allow users to easily replace 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch hard drives in notebook PCs or other systems with the three most popular types of flash cards. Price: $24.95.

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April 23, 2014

ISA releases conference program for Cybersecurity Conference

The ISA Cybersecurity Conference 2014, to be held 9-12 June in Detroit Michigan, USA, will bring together experts in industrial cybersecurity, best-practice security approaches and leading technology solutions.

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HEIDENHAIN appoints Julian Renz as Product Specialist, 5-Axis Machining
April 23, 2014

HEIDENHAIN appoints Julian Renz as Product Specialist, 5-Axis Machining

Renz provides customer support on five-axis machining applications including machine set-up, programming and operations that incorporate HEIDENHAIN controls.

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Trebing + Himstedt update PROFIBUS diagnostics software
April 23, 2014

Trebing + Himstedt update PROFIBUS diagnostics software

Enhancements in TH SCOPE and TH LINK include functions for threshold monitoring and expanded GSD support.

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Wibu-Systems Celebrates 25th anniversary
April 23, 2014

Wibu-Systems Celebrates 25th anniversary

Wibu-Systems was founded by Oliver Winzenried and Marcellus Buchheit in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1989. Wibu-Systems challenges hackers. In several international Hacker's Contests since 2001, participants were unable to crack Wibu-Systems' protected software.

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Parker releases PTS Pro Asset Management Dashboard
April 22, 2014

Parker releases PTS Pro Asset Management Dashboard

From the Dashboard, users can schedule inspections and replacements as needed, easily locate assets when maintenance is required, and record historical inspection details and results.

April 22, 2014

Bud Industries announces PBB plastic Push Button Boxes

Plastic push button boxes significantly reduce costs compared to steel versions, and they provide the advantage of higher corrosion resistance in washdown, humid and outdoor environments. Price: $10.

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Enclosures - Panels and Cabinets
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April 22, 2014

Paradox Engineering releases PE.AMI PLC Node for Smart Cities

PE.AMI PLC Node for smart lighting and Smart City infrastructures combines wireless and PLC in a single device leveraging the same IPv6/6LoWPAN network.

April 22, 2014

Littelfuse introduces iDesign Fuse Selection tool

The iDesign on-line tool offers a fast way to identify the best component for an application, find appropriate parts documentation, and order sample parts for prototyping.

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Molex releases Plateau HS Dock+T Connector System
April 22, 2014

Molex releases Plateau HS Dock+T Connector System

Plateau HS Dock+ Connector System is for networks that require higher data rates with signal integrity to meet the growth in networking and wireless device markets.

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Connectors, Interconnects, Interfaces & Junction Boxes
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April 22, 2014

Westfalia Technologies to Install AS/RS at Sazerac

Westfalia will install Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RSs) and Savanna.NET Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) software in two of Sazerac's Kentucky distilleries

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April 22, 2014

INSYS updates routers to avoid Heartbleed

The 2.12 firmware update for fault monitors and routers increases security and ease of use while closing the so-called “heartbleed” security gap

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Ethernet Switches, Routers & Hubs
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