Cable Carrier

igus, East Providence, RI, offers the E4.1L general-purpose energy chain (e-chain) cable carrier with high dynamics that includes a honeycomb strain relief block. It also includes separators for quick installation and for multi-level cable outlets. The e-chain features snap-open crossbars interior-exterior dimension ratio due to narrower outer links and optimized crossbar shape, an inner diameter completely accessible for easy filling, and a side plate with a tongue-and-groove system. (Booth 134521)

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CAM Programming

3D Systems, Rock Hill, SC, announced GibbsCAM® 13 CAM programming software for programming CNC machining centers. New functionality includes broaching and a new G-code editor. In this release, users can program parts that require elliptical and eccentric turning such as camshafts. Improvements to turning include advanced control over non-cutting-tool movement, automatic chip breaking, and bar chamfering. (Booth 133310)

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Mechanical Sensors

The MP600 Series mechanical sensors from Wilbrecht LEDCO, a Microprecision company, St. Paul, MN, is designed to detect two positions within one product. The distance between the two positions can be customized between 0.3 and 1.5 mm. Repeatability is greater than 5 μm and depending on cable selection, the operational temperature ranges from -40 to 130 °C. The cable termination can be supplied with a M12 connector. The switching mechanism is designed for low-voltage applications up to 30 VDC. (Booth 134038)

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Vision System

L.S. Starrett, Athol, MA, offers the HVR100 “FLIP” digital video system that works upright vertically, or on its side horizontally. The system provides rapid measurement results, and features a large field of view, automatic part recognition, and easy-to-use measuring tools. The AVR300 Automatic Vision System for repetitive measurements and automatic comparison to CAD files features both zoom optics and interchangeable telecentric lenses for micron-level resolution and accurate field-of-view measurements. (Booth 135532)

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Power Supplies

Phoenix Contact, Middletown, PA, offers QUINT POWER compact AC/DC power supplies ranging from 30 to 100 W for low-power applications. They feature power boost of up to 200 percent the nominal current, allowing inductive loads to start without disrupting the output voltage. The power boost provides additional power to an application, eliminating the need to install an oversized power supply. (Booth 134238)

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Swiss-Style Lathe

The Citizen D25 Swiss-style lathe from Marubeni Citizen-Cincom, Allendale, NJ, is equipped with double gang tool posts and B axis, enabling short cycle times. The large number of tools, for both the main and sub-spindle, provides production of complex workpieces. The lathe features inde- pendent, adjustable-angle rotary tools to sub-spindle; B axis for front- back machining; up to 59 tools; switchable operation for use with or without guide bushing; next-generation CNC system with touchscreen; and a variety of interface choices (USB memory, SD card, RS232, Ethernet). (Booth 339419)

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