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Month: March 2009

Pepperl+Fuchs Reflectors for High Pressure Chemical Washdown

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces Reflectors’ H20X40F and H60F rectangular reflectors for use with photoelectric sensors in food and beverage processing applications.  They feature IP69K protection to withstand severe high pressure and high temperature washdown, and Ecolab certification for compatibility with common caustic cleaning agents and disinfectants.   “These reflectors are ruggedized to survive extreme washdown conditions in which other reflectors would get water between the reflector and backing, or even break down over time.  They can also be used in applications that require hygienic design, and that require components resistant to common caustic cleaning agents and detergents. This means less time and …

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Red Lion Controls GSM Cellular Connectivity for G3 Series HMIs

Red Lion announces the release of the G3GSM – GSM Cellular Modem card for the G3 series HMIs. This new expansion card allows the G3 to communicate via cellular technology, providing unprecedented connectivity for remote and mobile applications. The G3 series of HMIs have always provided cellular connectivity, but only through the use of external third-party modems. By embedding the technology within the interface, Red Lion has created a reliable, easy to configure HMI for remote asset management applications. The expansion module requires a standard network provider “SIM card”, allowing you to choose their own cellular plan. Once connected to …

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New Literature from Phoenix Contact

Wireless Ethernet Radio 802.11/Wi-Fi connectivity is an alternative to traditional wiring methods for high-speed/high-bandwidth applications in the industrial control process.  Phoenix Contact’s RAD-Line series of Ethernet Radios easily integrates an IEEE 802.11/Wi-Fi-based radio into an industrial control process. Water Management Solutions Decades of experience and reliability has made Phoenix Contact a trusted partner in automating water management on numerous national and international projects.  Phoenix Contact’s solution system ensures problem-free processing in all system parts at all sites. Trusted Wireless Ethernet (TWE) Radios The RAD-ISM-900-EN-BD industrial radio transceiver from Phoenix Contact brings Ethernet or serial data from remote locations to IP …

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Pepperl+Fuchs RMS Microwave Motion Sensors for Automatic Pedestrian Doors

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces RMS Series Microwave Motion Sensors.  These microwave motion detection sensors are specifically designed to actuate automatic sliding, swinging, folding or revolving pedestrian doors when approaching traffic is detected.   Three models are currently available.  The RMS-M-NA sensor is the basic model with 1 SPST relay output that operates in normally-open or normally-closed mode.  The RMS-D-NA sensor features “turtle-mode” capability to detect even extremely slow motion, as well as cross-talk suppression that tunes out people who are walking past, but not towards, the door.  In addition to these features, the RMS-D-RC-NA sensor includes a remote control with an LCD …

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New Products from Banner Engineering

WORLD-BEAM QS30ELVC Clear Object Detector The QS30ELVC was developed to provide an easy-to-use, high-performance retroreflective sensor optimized for detection of clear, translucent, or opaque objects. Built on an advanced optical design, the sensor rejects false prox signals from mirror-like surfaces without relying on the polarizing filters used on previous Banner sensors. The optical design of the sensor ensures reliable detection of plastic PET bottles, glass bottles and containers, clear films and wrappers, and optically engineered surfaces such as mirrors, LCD glass with polarizing films, or semi-conductor wafers. This sensor has a faster response time than ultrasonic sensors. Reliable detection of …

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New Literature from SMC Pneumatics

Silencers – NAN, NAMC Series NAN silencers from SMC Pneumatics offer various styles and low backpressure in a compact, easy mounting design.  NAMC exhaust cleaners insure clean plant air and reduce noise pollution over 35dB, while removing over 99.9% of oil mist. 4-Port Solenoid Valve – Series SJ2000/3000 The SJ series was developed by SMC Pneumatics to offer a small, low profile, low maintenance, 4-port solenoid valve and manifold.  The series was designed in a cassette type format, uses a card-edge type connector, and is available in two compact sizes.  The SJ2000 measures 7.5mm wide, while the large SJ3000 model …

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Turck DeviceNet Terminating Resistor with Voltage Monitoring

TURCK announces the new M12 eurofast ® terminating resistor with LEDs for voltage monitoring. The DeviceNet terminating resistor stabilizes and minimizes reflections on the bus line by matching impedance. The LED indicators emit red for incorrect polarity and green for correct polarity. These connectors are rated for 250 Volts and 4 Amps and available in nickel plated brass or stainless steel. All connectors provide NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6P and IEC IP 67 protection. Turck Terminating Resistor Turck Technical Datasheets

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