SICK Reflex Array Sensors for Irregular Object Detection

SICK, Inc. has recently released a new family of photoelectric Reflex Array sensors for leading edge detection of irregularly shaped objects on a conveyor. The RAY10 and RAY26 retroreflective 2D array sensors can also detect perforated or transparent objects without triggering multiple switching operations, providing you with a reliable and consistent presence detection signal. Best […]

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SICK microScan3 Pro Ethernet/IP Safety Laser Scanner

SICK, Inc. recently released the newest member of their microScan3 Safety Laser Scanner product lineup: the microScan3 Pro with EtherNet/IP and CIP Safety.  With this product you can now have communication of safety data between the scanner and your Rockwell Automation Guard Logix safety PLC. What is CIP Safety, and Why Should it Matter to […]

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Electrical Safety & NFPA 70E Compliance

Workplace safety compliance can be a daunting task.  Standards documents are never a quick read, and writing and implementing policies and procedures to adhere to the standards can be a full-time job.  None of this is to say that workplace safety is a bad thing, rather that any device that makes compliance faster and easier […]

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Quick Tip: One Fitting to Rule Them All

While it is certainly nice to stick to one standard, does it seem like you just can’t avoid having mixed threads (NPT and BSP) in your pneumatic systems?  Do you “solve” this problem with thread converters and adapters?  If so, we can help you minimize your fittings inventory with Camozzi Pneumatics’ Pro-Fit fittings! All push-in […]

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New Employee Announcement

Tec-Hackett, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dominic Vernengo has joined the company as our Sales Manager.  He will be working with your account representative to continue to bring you value-added ideas and solutions. Dominic brings nearly 25 years of sales and management experience in the Industrial Automation field; having previously worked for WESCO Distribution […]

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HIWIN Helps Move Your Machines

Every industry has big things to move.  Moving something is only part of the job, as things both big and small must also be moved precisely and accurately.  For a variety of reasons (including quality control, safety and more) motion must be guided and controlled. No matter what you need to move, HIWIN Corporation can […]

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SICK IMC – A “Programmable” Inductive Proximity Sensor

SICK, Inc. has recently released an update to their inductive proximity line with the family of IMC (SICK IMC)  “smart” sensors.  The IMC sensor adds intelligent functionality by leveraging an IO-Link v1.1 interface. This allows for a variety of configurable options not seen in previous inductive sensors. The new features expand the range of applications […]

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