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Month: July 2008

New Literature from Harting

Industrial Connectors Han   Harting industrial connectors are suitable for the harsh demands of industrial environments. They are used in all applications requiring a safe, removable electrical connection. The field of application for Harting connectors is in protected electrical areas, such as control cabinets, to outdoor applications that require protection from extreme environmental conditions.     Industrial Connectors Han Brochure An abbreviated version of the Industrial Connectors Han catalog, this brochure contains photos, part numbers and important specifications for Harting’s Han series of industrial connectors.     Ethernet Network Solutions Automation IT Harting’s Automation IT catalog offers a consistent range …

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Schneider Electric 30mm Virtu Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors

The new Virtu™ 30 ultrasonic sensor developed by Hyde Park, a division of Schneider Electric, features sensing ranges from 100 mm ( 3.94″) up to 1 m (39.4″). Virtu’s barrel style body, with its M30 x 1 threaded snout and tough VALOX® housing makes it not only ideal for many OEM applications, but also an unfailing performer for an array of packaging applications, including food and beverage. Virtu™ 30 has teach-in window capability, meaning no downtime is required for sensor recalibration when colors, materials, or shapes change. With protection ratings of NEMA 4X (indoor use only) and IP67, this CE certified sensor is resistant to dust, 100% humidity, most acids and bases, and high pressure washdowns that often leave water buildup …

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New Products from Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs Inclination/Tilt Sensors Pepperl+Fuchs announces new inclination sensors designed to measure the incline or tilt angle of machine elements or equipment platforms. Inclination or tilt sensors have the capability to detect and measure the angle for single or dual axes applications. Designed especially for tough environments, the sensors feature metal mounting brackets, outdoor rating IP68/IP69K and analog outputs, 4-20mA or 0 to 5 V DC that can represent the user-configured angle range.  Applications include: mobile equipment, agricultural equipment, automated storage and all other inclination/ tilt angle measurement applications.  Product Features:  Angle detection Angle measurement range 0 to 360 degrees Incline …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Videos Added to YouTube Channel

We have added three new videos from Pepperl+Fuchs to our Steven Engineering YouTube channel: VOS300 Series Vision Sensors At the packaging process of PCBs for digital watches, various evaluation methods offered by the vision sensor series VOS300 are demonstrated. First, the completeness of the PCB outline is checked by the vision sensor method “contour”. Incorrect parts will be eliminated. The complete filling of a blister package is then checked by the method “pattern”. Finally, the presence of the structured QC label is checked with the method “gradient”. Rotary Encoders in Wind Energy Turbines Wind energy turbines adjust to different wind …

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Steven Engineering Partners with Harting

HARTING, Inc. of North America (HINA) is a system’s solutions provider representing both product lines from HARTING Electric and HARTING Electronics within the USA, Canada and Mexico. HARTING Electric develops, manufactures and sells industrial connectors, connector technology and systems components to clients active in the fields of mechanical engineering, automation technology, transportation and power engineering. HARTING Electronics specializes in the area of standardized PCB connectors and interface connectors for all aspects of industrial control and communications technology including mobile telecommunications. Industrial Connectors Han® HARTING industrial connectors are suitable for the harsh demands of industrial environments. They are used in all …

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Turck IMS 6.2mm Wide Interface Modules

TURCK introduces the new IMS interface module measuring a mere 6.2 mm wide. The module may be configured with a laterally mounted DIP switch for added convenience. This extremely compact module provides complete galvanic isolation and up to 2.5 kV for the input, output and power supply. Galvanically isolated IMS modules are available with signal conditioning that acts as a dead-zero to live-zero signal. Alternatively, one and two channel modules are available without signal conditioning. Modules are also available for temperature detection using Pt-100 technology or other thermo-elements. Those that use Pt-100 technology achieve 0.3 percent of the full scale, and are available …

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Two New Products from IDEC

12V DC MicroSmart Pentra Brings Opportunity in the Solar Industry and Vehicle Applications MicroSmart Pentra has always meant speed, flexibility and power for micro-PLC users. Now with the new 12V DC Pentra, IDEC is targeting a new group of customers. Demand for a 12V DC control voltage has grown as solar and vehicle applications gain popularity and require PLCs to match their power sources. With abundant features and unparalled performance, the new 12V DC MicroSmart Pentra is the perfect choice for solar systems, including traffic signs, lighting controls, road sign controls, solar tracking systems, as well as remote water pumping stations, and remote pumping and injection systems for the gas and oil …

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Panduit Videos Added to YouTube Channel

We have added the following two videos from Panduit to our Steven Engineering YouTube channel: Panduit NetManager High Capacity Cable Manager Panduit’s NetManager is an innovative molded solution that provides superior organization, management and protection of all high performance cabling. NetManager Cable Managers feature innovative sloped inset fingers, wide front finger openings, a deeper channel, and D-ring style rear managers. This combination accommodates higher cabling capacities in less rack space and provides greater accessibility to speed moves, adds, and changes. NetManager Cable Managers are available in 1, 2, 3, and 4 RU sizes, in front and back or front only …

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New Steven Engineering Sensor Reference Catalog CD

Now you can find the right sensor for your specific application by using just one tool – Steven Engineering’s Sensor Reference Catalog, version 2.0. Updated to include the most current technical datasheets, this CD contains the largest sensor selection available today from twelve different manufacturers. Simply use the search function or access the complete catalog of technical specification datasheets based on your preferred vendor. Here are the benefits you’ll get from the CD: Access technical specifications for thousands of different sensors from Banner Engineering, CST/Crouzet, Danaher Control/Namco, Honeywell Sensing and Control/Micro Switch, IDEC, ISSC, Omron Electronics, Pepperl+Fuchs, Red Lion Controls, …

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IDEC E-Stop Stations Now with More Options

IDEC emergency stop stations now give customers more choices. IDEC enclosures coupled with IDEC HW and XW emergency stop switches are a perfect match.   IDEC E-stop stations offer a variety of contact configurations (up to 4NC contacts); 29, 40 or 60mm mushroom heads; metal or plastic bezels; illuminated (24V AC/DC) or non-illuminated versions; and spring-up terminals (HW series) or standard terminals (XW series).   These E-stop stations offer customers a choice between Push-lock turn, Push-pull and Push-lock key reset operations. Push-lock turn reset E-Stop stations are also available with an EMO marking. Plus, the bright yellow enclosures enhance visibility, ensuring they can be easily located in case of emergency.   A polycarbonate enclosure and stainless steel screws …

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