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Brushless DC Motor

The EC 25 brushless dc motor from Maxon Motor USA Inc. (Fall River, MA) is designed for high speed applications of up to 70,000 rpm. It incorporates preloaded ball bearings and a two-pole Neodymium permanent magnet.

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Stepper Motor with Chopper Drive

The MotoDrive™ PDE captive linear actuator from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions (Waterbury, CT) comes with an integrated chopper drive to form a compact, precision motor control system. It produces an output force of 220 Newtons (50 lb) for the single-stack version and 350 N (78 lb) for the double-stack version.

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Rotary Encoder

The RVS58S incremental rotary encoder from Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) is designed for safety aligned systems up to SIL3 in accordance with IEC 61508, and Category 4 in accordance with DIN EN 954-1. It is also suited for use as a motor feedback system for safe drives in accordance with IEC 61800-5-2.

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Brushless AC Motor

The DynaMotor™ from DynaMotors (Dayton, OH) is a patented high performance brushless AC motor providing integrated control of speed, torque and direction. With innovative new solid-state light technology and high torque motor design, the DynaMotor delivers accurate control while offering advantages not possible with traditional motors. Precision speed control is provided by LED arrays controlling solid-state switches embedded in the rotor. The motor design delivers reduced installation time and costs, GFCI circuit compatibility, and the elimination of additional gearboxes or speed reducers; all with virtually zero RFI/EMI interference.

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High-Voltage Amplifier

The Model PZD700A high-voltage power amplifier from Trek Inc. (Medina, NY) addresses the need for high speed and fast settling when driving capacitive loads in piezoelectric driving/control, electro-optics, MEMS and other demanding applications such as laser modulation and ion beam control.

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Micromotor

The series 2237 DC micromotor from MicroMo Electronics (Clearwater, FL) measures 37 mm long by 22 mm in diameter. It utilizes the Faulhaber MCDC 3006 motion controller or SC 2804 speed controller. Continuous torque rating is 11 mNm. Accessories incorporating matching-diameter gearing and three-channel encoders are available.

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Stepper Drives

The Series STM from Omega Engineering Inc. (Stamford, CT) is a drive+motor+control unit, fusing step motor, drive, and controller technologies into a single device that saves space, wiring, and cost over conventional motor and drive solutions. The S models offer control options such as step and direction, analog input, joystick control, and serial host commands while the Q models add the capability of stand-alone programmable operation. Both models can be ordered with a 1000-line encoder that is integrated into the motor housing.

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Industrial Videoscopes

Olympus NDT, Waltham, MA, offers the IPLEX LX and IPLEX LT industrial videoscopes for a range of remote visual inspections of parts or structures where access is limited. The scopes weigh 2.7 kg, including the battery, and feature an LCD monitor built into a main operating unit that measures 64 mm wide. The monitor uses a 6.5" screen with low ambient reflection for use outdoors in direct sunlight. Menus and features can be accessed by quick-access buttons on the handset with power-assist TrueFeelTM scope articulation control. The display features an icon-based menu.

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CMOS Camera

Photron, San Diego, CA, offers the Fastcam SA4 high-speed CMOS sensor that provides 3,600 frames per second operation at 1024 × 1024 pixel resolution. The camera offers frame rates at up to 500,000 frames per second at reduced resolution. It is designed for applications in which extreme light sensitivity, high dynamic range, and image quality with low noise are critical. The camera is available with an RS-422 remote control keypad with built-in 5" LCD viewfinder. The camera features a variable region of interest with 12-bit uncompressed data, a one-microsecond global shutter, and 20-micron pixels for low-light, high-speed applications.

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Smart Camera System

DALSA, Billerica, MA, has introduced the BOA vision system, an integrated smart camera that comprises the elements of an industrial machine vision system, and incorporates multiple processing engines. This enables algorithm optimization via DSP, application management via CPU, and sensor management via FPGA. Embedded application software enables set-up through a standard Web browser. The camera features a 44-mm cube form factor and IP67-rated housing, and is available in a monochrome version.

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