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Month: June 2008

IDEC LW Silhouette Switches

LW Silhouette switches from IDEC make a personal statement about style with sharp lines and stunning colors. Projecting only 2mm when mounted on a panel, these switches provide a sleek, updated look while maintaining the highest levels of reliability.  Don’t miss this chance to add style and value to their applications!   These switches are perfect for customers in industries requiring a hygienic surface. LW switches are flush mounted, eliminating the need for accessories or additional parts. Not only that, but the smooth design cuts down on surface area preventing dust and other particles from accumulating on the machine.   Available in equally enticing round and square shapes (square switch guards also available), …

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Pepperl+Fuchs VB6-240 Ultra-Compact Barcode Scanner

Effectively decodes damaged codes that can be difficult to read with other barcode scanners   Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the compact VB6-240 Barcode Scanner.  With a footprint of just 22 mm x 30 mm x 40 mm, the VB6-240 is one of the smallest scanners available today.  Yet it delivers 0.15mm (6 mil) resolution to read very small labels, and operates at a speed up to 1200 scan/s to increase productivity by up to 30% when compared with competitive scanners.   “The VB6-240 delivers efficient and inexpensive barcode scanning. Due to its compact size and high scanning speeds, it is ideal for …

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Honeywell Sensing and Control Sensor Applications

Occlusion Detection in Infusion Pumps Using Force Sensors  Honeywell Sensing and Control FSS Series force sensors are designed to provide reliability, accuracy, and repeatability for medical infusion pump applications. The sensor is designed to help ensure there are no blockages in the tube that delivers medication to the patient. It features a stainless steel ball in a plastic casing engineered to withstand 4.5 kg of force. The media-isolated FSS eliminates the need for sterilization after each use. The small device is easily installed and can be reused after tubing sets are changed.  Honeywell Sensing Force Sensors for Occlusion Detection Sensors …

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ABB Low Voltage/SSAC Improved PLMU Plug-In 3-Phase Line Monitor

ABB/SSAC’s PLMU Universal Plug-In 3-Phase Monitor & Motor Protector is now easier and faster to install. A new design will be released approx. July 15th 2008. The new design not only protects against dangerous phase reversal, but it now indicates these fault events.   Accidental phase reversal is most common when the equipment is initially installed or replaced. The new PLMU with PR indication makes installation fast, easy and safe. The equipment does not have to be started, and possibly damaged, when using the PLMU to detect the incoming phase sequence.   The PLMU is the first and most popular …

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New Products from Advantech Automation

  Advantech EKI-2701PSI Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Splitter     Advantech introduces the EKI-2701PSI Industrial Power over Ethernet (PoE) splitter, which offers the convenience of a single cable to supply both power and data to connected devices and equipment.   PoE (also known as IEEE 802.3af) is a relatively new technology to industrial and plant-floor environments, but has proven itself in commercial and enterprise applications over the past several years.  Using the unused wires in a 10/100Base-T cable, or by overlaying power on the data connections, PoE supplies 15.4W of power at 48VDC.   This technology is extremely useful for powering network devices and equipment, …

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Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT Audible and Daylight-Visual Indicators

Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT Daylight-Visible indicators offer intense levels of light output for outdoor applications.   • Controlled field of view for signage and narrow lane use • May also be used for low-cost vision sensor illumination • Rugged, cost-effective and easy-to-install • Compact devices are completely self-contained — no controller needed • Up to three colors in one housing • Immune to EMI and RFI interference • 50 mm diameter with flat profile and 30 mm mounting base • Choose NPN or PNP input, depending on model • 18 to 30V dc operation   Banner EZ-LIGHT Daylight Visible Indicators   …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Safety at Work Emergency Stop Safety Switches

Field-mount and panel-mount versions provide significantly simplified installation, enhanced operation in AS-Interface networked applications   Pepperl+Fuchs introduces a new family of Emergency Stop (e-stop) Switches with integrated Safety at Work (SaW) functionality.  These intelligent e-stop switches are powered by the AS-Interface network and offer fast, error-free installation in field or panel-mount applications.  Field and panel-mount models are available in high intensity, wide angle illuminated versions, as well as non-illuminated versions, to suit any e-stop application requirement.   “Illuminated models are lit with a high intensity LED to eliminate the need for auxiliary power, while reducing the number of required leads …

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Phoenix Contact PLUSCON circular Catalog

Flush-Type Connector for Sensor/Actuator Applications   PLUSCON circular is Phoenix Contact’s family of circular connectors for use in automation technology.   New electromechanical requirements for connection technology are continuously emerging in the automation industry.  The wide variety of standard shapes available with the PLUSCON circular product range offers versatile solutions with serial products for device connection technology.   Innovative connection and assembly methods such as press-in technology, THR and SMD enable an ideal solution for every application.   Order PLUSCON circular Catalog   Phoenix Contact Technical Datasheets

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Federal Signal Product Selection Catalog

In terms of light and sound output, Federal Signal products set the standards for quality and performance. There simply is no equal to Federal Signal when it comes to the optic and acoustic components or engineering expertise that goes into every product design. Covered in this catalog are safety products such as visual and audio signals, outdoor warning systems, fire alarms and alarm initiating devices, along with audio communication devices such as intercoms, public address systems and telephony. Order Federal Signal Catalog Federal Signal Technical Datasheets

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Turck M8 picofast Feed-Through Receptacles

TURCK announces new M8 picofast feed-through receptacles that provide a secure, sealed connection through a panel. Now M8 connectors may be connected on each side of the panel, saving installation time and money. The receptacles’ stainless steel construction also provides an IP 67 protection rating, making them ideal for washdown applications.   The feed-through receptacles are available in 3, 4 and 6-pin versions, and are rated for up to 125 Volts and 4 Amps (3-pin).   Turck M8 picofast Feed-Through Receptacles   Turck Technical Datasheets

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