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SSI Interface for Networked PLCs

Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI), announces the addition of their ANE2 SSI Interface Module to the AnyNET I/O family of PLC-based specialty I/O products. AMCI’s AnyNET SSI Interface integrates a network connection and expansion capabilities to provide a modern, versatile SSI feedback solution for any PLC-based system. The ANE2 expands up to six 2-channel modules,

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Better Aerospace Design Insight with PLM Software

Edited by: Michael Jermann, Assistant Editor Hispano-Suiza, a Safran Group company, designs, develops and produces electronic power controllers for airborne applications. The company was contracted by Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer to do all the electrical distribution work, which includes the ram air turbine (RAT), for the Embraer KC-390, a medium-size, twin-engine, jet-powered military transport. The

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Using Thoughts to Control Airplanes

Edited by: Michael Jermann, Assistant Editor The pilot is wearing a white cap with myriad attached cables. His gaze is concentrated on the runway ahead of him. All of a sudden the control stick starts to move, as if by magic. The airplane banks and then approaches straight on towards the runway. The position of

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Custom Molded PEEK Medical Components

Medical components custom molded of PEEK from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) improve performance while reducing costs. The company has proven experience molding PEEK designs that dramatically increase product performance and provide a superior alternative to metal and glass components. PEEK (polyetheretherketone) is a high performance thermoplastic. Utilizing MR&P’s proprietary processes and designs, PEEK can

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maxon motor Takes Part in Chase to Catch Up with a Comet

After more than ten years of travel through space, the European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Three months from now, for the first time in the history of space travel, a lander will touch down on the surface of the four-kilometer-wide comet. DC motors manufactured by maxon are part of this pioneering

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Deublin Company to Exhibit at IMTS 2014

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2014 to be held September 8-September 13, 2014 in Chicago, will include an exhibit of products from the Deublin Company at booth #E5391, a manufacturer of rotating unions and components used in machine tools and other manufacturing equipment. Deublin machine tool solutions include such patented technologies as Pop-OffTM and

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Modular Belt Conveyor Handles Complex Curves

Flexibility and function are key needs in today’s conveyor applications. To help meet those needs, the 3200 Series Conveyor platform gives users more options and flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly. This line was created by merging and improving the 5200/5300 Series Conveyors with the 3200 Series conveyor

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