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2011-03-06 07:09:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boart Longyear (www.boartlongyear.com, ASX: BLY), the world's leading integrated drilling services and products provider, has released a new underground head assembly featuring patent-pending Roller Latch(TM) technology that allows for greater pump-in speed and productivity while utilizing large ball bearings for latching and hold-back braking to retain inner-tube assemblies in the drill string for safer operations. "This new head assembly is...

2011-02-01 00:37:30

All Metric Small Parts - aMsp a leading provider of metric industrial hardware components announced the availability of the MAKTOOMTHA236... Series of flush pull handles that feature a unique rotary design. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 All Metric Small Parts - aMsp a leading provider of metric industrial hardware components announced the availability of the MAKTOOMTHA236. Series of flush pull handles that feature a unique rotary design. These zinc die cast handles with a...

2010-10-24 00:13:16

Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as markets demand more rugged and secure enclosures in medical applications, datacenters, off-highway vehicles and outdoor storage areas. Southco now offers the H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle, a latch that features an advanced electromechanical lock that typically provides advantages over mechanical and solenoid-driven locks. Concordville, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2010 Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

IEPER, Belgium, September 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Melexis announces today the release of the MLX92213. This newly designed low voltage Hall-Effect Latch sensor integrates advanced power management providing micropower-efficient solutions for battery or handheld applications. With its ingenious magnetic design, the MLX92213 offers a breakthrough contact-less and reliable solid-state solution for incremental rotary encoders. The device enhances the efficiency and power consumption of...

2008-12-10 09:44:00

WIXOM, Mich., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiekert, a leading global manufacturer of automotive locking systems, today announced two innovative latch systems for compact class vehicles. Kiekert's i-close and i-move products, both currently pending patents, bring technology previously only available on luxury vehicles to the mass market. "The i-close and i-move systems signify a monumental step towards our goal of creating a silently operating door," said Dr. Karl Krause, CEO of Kiekert....


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