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OMEGA Introduces LC411-USBH Compression Load Cells that make 1000 readings per second and connect directly to a computer via USB. Free PC software makes data logging and charting readings a simple task. Also included are .NET APIs and a command set for command line access. No additional power supply is…

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The Kopex-Ex SWA/SWB Cable Glands from Thomas & Betts (T&B) are designed to terminate steel wire armored (SWA) and steel wire braid (SWB) cable for control, instrumentation, power and telecommunications. Designed to meet European ATEX directives for protecting employees, the public and the environment from accidents due to explosions, making…

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Softing North America Holding Inc., a Newburyport-based subsidiary of Softing AG, announced earlier this month it will acquire Knoxville, Tenn.-based Online Development Inc. at a purchase price of between $20 million and $30 million. The purchase price of the acquisition, which will be finalized on May 31, depends on the…

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ABB’s Technology Days attracted a record number of customers and industry experts on 21 and 22 May at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town. The two-day networking exhibition and conference presented the perfect opportunity for the company to engage and update existing customers on the latest technology, while exploring…

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SL Power Electronics announces TU425, a 425 watt, single output AC/DC power supply. This addresses the unique needs of all types of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, analyzers, test boards, chromatography mass detectors as well as industrial process control systems that require clean, reliable power for the highest level of…

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Heidenhain announces LIC 2100 Absolute Linear Kit Encoder to serve applications where very high mounting tolerances and unlimited reliability are more important than maximum accuracy. This is especially useful in applications in the electronics, automation, medical technology and metrology industries, as well as in the machine tool sector.   The…

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e-con Systems announces the e-CAM58_MI5680_MOD, 5 Mega Pixel RAW Bayer Autofocus camera module with MIPI CSI-2 interface. The e-CAM58_MI5680_MOD houses a compatible lens with VCM driver for autofocus and manual focus. The e-CAM58_MI5680_MOD camera module is capable of streaming full 5MP resolution at 30fps and Full HD @30fps (1080p30) and…

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ABB introduces ECONOLEV LMG100 liquid level gauge for OEM, commercial, and light industrial storage tanks. It provides an inexpensive alternative to traditional exposed glass level gauges. Suggested applications include diesel storage tanks, OEM tanks, water treatment tanks, agricultural chemicals, and most other small tanks for liquids. The gauge has a…

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The robotics industry’s highest honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award, will be presented to Dr. Rodney Brooks, Dr. Rory Cooper and Dr. Vijay Kumar at a special ceremony on Monday, June 2 in Munich, Germany. The ceremony is held in conjunction with the joint 45th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR 2014)…

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Honeywell announced that Vimal Kapur has been named president of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), a Honeywell business that supplies automation control, instrumentation and services to process manufacturers in industries such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, and metals, minerals and mining. A near-30-year veteran of the process…