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Month: September 2009

Turck Zener Diode Barriers for Hazardous Areas

TURCK introduces MZB series Zener diode barriers, designed to effectively limit excess energy before it reaches a hazardous area. The MZB barriers provide convenient removable terminals within an extremely efficient and space-saving design—with channels as small as 6.3mm wide—to consume minimal panel space. Additionally, the MZB series features a bussed power feed and offers both relay and solid-state switch models. Each channel of the MZB Zener diode barriers is fitted with two stages of pulse-tested Zener diodes and an infallible terminating resistor. If an electrical fault such as an overvoltage occurs in the non-hazardous area of the barrier, the Zener …

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Honeywell Sensing and Control SS311PT/SS411P Bipolar Hall-Effect Digital Position Sensors

The new SS311PT and SS411P Bipolar Hall-Effect Digital Position Sensors include a built-in pull-up resistor that eliminates the customer having to purchase an external resistor for many applications, reducing total system cost. These sensors utilize a downsized integrated circuit, resulting in lower costs for customers, as well as a low 2.7 Vdc supply voltage that allows for use in low voltage applications. The SS311PT is a subminiature SOT-23 surface mount package supplied on tape and reel. The SS411P is a small, leaded, flat TO-92 style available in bulk packaging. These devices are designed to respond to alternating North and South …

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Honeywell Sensing and Control SMART Position Sensor

The SMART Position Sensor, 75 mm Linear Configuration, is Honeywell’s first non-contacting linear position sensor that allows unparalleled accuracy and reliability in applications that require measurement of any linear movement. This sensor is considered smart because it can essentially think for itself. It has the ability to self-calibrate because it uses a patented combination of an ASIC and an array of magnetoresistive (MR) sensors to accurately and reliably determine the position of a magnet attached to a moving object so that the object’s position can be determined. With this sensor, Honeywell has utilized MR technology through the ASIC at a …

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Honeywell Sensing and Control 15, 30 and 100psi ASDX Silicon Pressure Sensors

Honeywell is pleased to announce the third and final upgrade this year to the ASDX Series Silicon Pressure Sensor portfolio with new 15, 30, and 100 psi low pressure devices. As you recall, in May we upgraded the portfolio with new 1 and 5 psi low pressure sensors. In September we launched new ultra-low pressure devices that included 0 to 10 inches of H2O gage, ±10 inches of H2O differential, and ±5 inches of H2O differential. All of these sensors incorporate ASIC technology for a fast response, an SPI or I2C digital output option, and a choice of a 3.3 …

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Phoenix Contact Surge Protection Sets for Solar Installations

Phoenix Contact now offers pre-assembled surge protection sets for the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry. The surge arresters in the PV sets have temperature-monitored, high-capacity varistors with optical fault warning and dynamic disconnect device. The PV sets are pre-assembled protection solutions in IP65 installation housing. The PV-SET DC and PV-SET Multistring offer surge protection on the PV generator side only. They are designed for small-scale systems with a solar string or PV systems with several solar strings. PV-SET DC/AC protects all power lines in the system, including both the PV generator side and the power supply. It provides optimum protection to …

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Phoenix Contact CLIPLINE Cabinet Wire Duct

Phoenix Contact introduces a new line of wire duct cabinet add-ons that simplify control cabinet wiring. With CLIPLINE wire duct, wiring is neat and secure, making it easy to replace or add wiring later. “Fingers” on the ducts have two score lines, allowing easy removal. The fingers are flexible and will not snap when the user runs wire through them. The wire duct features a notched score line that eliminates the need for notching pliers to break off the fingers. However, breaking the wall will require the use of a cutter. The cover’s contour allows it to snap on easily …

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Pepperl+Fuchs GLD3 Label Detection Slot Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces GLD3 Series Label Detection Sensors. With a quick and easy one-step teach and fast 100 µs response, GLD3 photoelectric slot sensors are specifically designed to detect paper, foil and many types of translucent adhesive labels on a roll. GLD3 through-beam sensors feature a robust, one-piece IP66 housing and are available with NPN and PNP outputs, and 3mm sensing range. A remote teach option is available, as are a choice of cabled or connector options to satisfy varying application needs. The GLD3 series’ slotted design makes them well suited for use in web break detection, double sheet detection, splice …

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Turck 2-Wire DC and NAMUR Cylinder Position Sensors

TURCK has expanded its line of BIM-UNT cylinder position sensors with a new 2-wire DC version, along with a NAMUR option for intrinsically safe applications. The cylinder position sensor’s wear-free design and short circuit protection make them a viable alternative to electromagnetic switches in the automotive industry. To further their applicability in this industry, TURCK has integrated a weld resistant TPU cable. With a total length of only 28 mm, the BIM-UNT is one of the most compact cylinder position sensors on the market. The active sensing faces are located directly at the end of the sensor to safely detect …

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Fortress Interlocks eGard Slide Latch

Fortress has introduced the Slide Latch to its eGard range of modular safety interlocks that regulate access to dangerous machinery. The new eGard Slide Latch is a robust door locking device, for both hinged and sliding doors, that features an integrated tongue so it can be used in conjunction with key modules, safety switches and machine control functions. The Slide Latch handle has a built in lever to release the door lock and allows reliable actuator operation in combination with all door locking eGard configurations. The Slide Latch can easily be mounted onto current eGard configurations by simply mounting the …

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Banner Engineering Accessories for SureCross Wireless Products

Banner Engineering has added three new accessories to their SureCross wireless product line: Rugged Outdoor Enclosures – Install a Node, Gateway or Data Radio inside an IP67 rated fiberglass enclosure. These enclosures come in three sizes: 14″x12″x8″, 10″x8″x6″ and 8″x6″x6″. PS24DX Power Supply – This low-cost power supply provides DC power to SureCross Nodes and Gateways and comes in a low-profile IP67 rated DX80 housing. IB6RP Interface Relay Box – The new IB6RP interface relay box accepts up to six independent SPST relay outputs and supports up to 5A, 110AC outputs. Banner Engineering SureCross Accessories Banner Engineering Technical Datasheets

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