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Case Studies and Application Notes

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Automation

Application Note: Improved Efficiency for Heaty Curing Process Cross Automation Increases Efficiency of Heat Curing Process by 60% When a manufacturer realized that their heat curing process was creating a bottleneck in their production, they chose Cross Automation as their integration partner. Because their product was in high demand, they were capacity constrained and knew …

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Application Note: Actuator for Lifting Heavy Loads in Food Packaging Cross Automation Helps Food Packaging Customer Find Right Actuator for Lifting Heavy Loads Occasionally, customers need to lift something heavy and hydraulics or pneumatics are – for one reason or another – not the answer. In these applications, the answer is high force, high thrust …

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Application Note: Improved Efficiency for Transmission Parts Manufacturer Cross Improves Efficiency for Transmission Manufacturer with Remote Pushbuttons A transmission manufacturer in South Carolina was experiencing frustration with a process that required employees to walk back and forth to an HMI, which was about 50 feet away to confirm the completion of steps during the assembly …

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Application Note: Custom Rack-Mounted Motion Control Cabinet From start to finish, Cross creates a custom rack-mounted motion control cabinet Cross Company’s Automation Group created a custom control cabinet solution that highlights how an existing set up can easily be optimized to fit customer needs. The customer had been using a standard floor cabinet, modified with …

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Application Note: Custom Actuator for Automotive Parts Manufacturer Cross creates custom actuator for automotive parts manufacturer An automotive manufacturer was in need of replacement actuators for their winding machines.  They had multiple machines in their facility, and each time an actuator failed they had to order a replacement from the OEM in Europe. Unfortunately, the …

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Hose and Fittings

Application Note: Solution for Non-Commercial Grill Cross Hose and Fittings Team Helps Customer with Non-Commercial Grill Cross Hose & Fittings Stores help customers of all sizes, from giant manufacturing facilities to individual homeowners. No matter the size of the customer, it is our top priority to provide high-quality solutions to even the most challenging problems. …

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Mobile Systems Integration

Case Study: Anderson UnderBridge Cross helps Anderson UnderBridge improve functionality, safety, and efficiency of their equipment Anderson UnderBridge, located in York, SC, is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of equipment used to access the underside of bridges for inspection, repair, and construction. They have partnered with Cross Mobile System Integration on hydraulic and control projects …

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Process Solutions

Application Note: Secure Smart Valves for Military Base Cross Helps Military Base Install Secure Smart Valves A military base was in need of smart valves for their high-pressure air service to a wind tunnel test stand. The application required ANSI 2500# Class valves with modern electric actuators. For security reasons, they required that the actuator …

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Biomass Cogeneration Project for Nippon Paper Industries Cross Helps Nippon Paper Industriies Implement New Biomass Cogeneration Project Cross Company worked closely with Nippon Paper Industries’ Port Angeles, WA plant as they built a new biomass cogeneration facility. The process solutions group at Cross implemented all of the programming, startup and checkout services for the biomass …

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