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How Pneumatics Has Changed Manufacturing

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Thanks to Industrial Automation, manufacturing has come a long way since it’s beginning. Automation started with Eli Whitney, well-known for his creation of the innovative cotton gin. What many don’t know is he also perfected interchangeable parts for manufacturing, which proved useful when he had to build 10,000 muskets for the U.S. Army in 1799. In 1910, Henry Ford took the manufacturing process to the next level.

BI-TORQ Lockout Devices

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alve operators run many risks. There is always the risk of explosion, exposure to high-pressure steam, combustion gasses, and other harmful chemicals. CBT partner, BI-TORQ Valve Automation’s, lockout device for automated quarter-turn valves prevents accidentally opening or closing of a critical shut-off device from a remote location like a PLC. 

VOM: SMC Handles Critical Pressure Needs

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Digital pressure switches monitor positive and vacuum pressures, displaying instantaneous readings, as well as transmitting output signals when critical set points are detected. Switch outputs can trigger machine controls for continuing operation, emergency response, or maintenance.