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Rittal TopTherm Heater

Rittal is pleased to announce the launch of our new TopTherm Heaters. The new heaters cover a continuous heating range from 10 to 150 Watts (without fan) and 250 to 800 Watts (with integrated fan). Features such as flexible mounting options, easy wiring, reduced size and improved heating output make these PTC heaters the perfect product for applications with condensation issues or low ambient temperatures. The new heaters will replace the current heater line by Dec 31, 2010. Features Additional sizes up to 800 Watts of thermal output Multiple voltages covered (110 to 240V) Constant heat distribution thanks to PTC …

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Rittal TopTherm Chiller

Rittal is pleased to announce the launch of the TopTherm Chiller Line with cooling capacities ranging from 9 to 44 kW. Seven standard sizes will complement their well-established Mini Chiller line, which currently covers cooling capacities up to 6kW. The modular design, the small footprint, easy serviceability and the high degree of standardization of Rittal TopTherm Chillers are perfectly suited for applications that require cost efficient and reliable water-cooling. Additional standard features such as water bypass and dual frequency add to the versatility of the new product line. Rittal TopTherm Chiller Rittal Technical Datasheets

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Pepperl+Fuchs Photoelectric Sensors for Clear Object Detection

GLV18 Series photoelectric sensors with Clear Object Detection are now available from Pepperl+Fuchs. Clear object detection models use reflectors to detect transparent objects up to 2.5 m away, or opaque objects up to 5 m away. These sensors can detect transparent objects to a contrast as low as 18%, including objects as transparent as glass or a clear film. They carry the CE mark, and are UL/cUL Listed. “The primary benefit of clear object detection is the ability to consistently detect transparent materials such as a glass bottle, PET plastic, a web of shrink-wrap, or protective bubble wrap,” says Jeff …

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Schneider Electric Modicon M340 Automation Platform

Far more than a PLC, Schneider Electric’s Modicon Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs) are built to suit the needs of the process industry and a wide range of demanding automation applications. The Modicon M340 can be used individually, but is also the perfect companion of Modicon Premium and Modicon Quantum, increasing the performance, the quality and the profitability of your industrial process, facilities or of your machines. Order Schneider Electric Literature Schneider Electric Technical Datasheets

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New Literature from Rittal

TS8 Floor Stand and Solid Base Pan Kits Rittal’s TS8 floor stand kits elevate TS8 modular freestanding and disconnect enclosures where separation between the floor and the enclosure are necessary due to environmental hazards or cable conduit installation/access concerns. Solid base pan kits serve as an alternative to the standard TS8 cable gland plate base configuration and provide a solid, heavy-duty surface at the bottom of the enclosure. IT Liquid Cooling Packages Rittal’s scalable Liquid Cooling Pacages (LCPs) can handle high heat densities (up to 44 kW per rack) and adapt to changing requirements as quickly as needed – all …

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Red Lion Controls Dual Ethernet Expansion Card

Red Lion announces the release of their Ethernet expansion card for the Data Station Plus and Modular Controller series. This new expansion card provides a second Ethernet port for communication on two distinct Ethernet networks simultaneously. Both the Data Station and Modular Controller series support 10 simultaneous Ethernet protocols, as well as three serial protocols, providing unprecedented protocol conversion and device integration. The addition of a second Ethernet port allows communication with devices on two separate networks without the addition of an industrial router, saving cost as well as configuration time. The ability to isolate machine level networks from the …

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Case Study: Phoenix Contact Wireless Radios at Indian Ridge Country Club

Customer ProfileCloudburst engineering in Palm Desert, Ca., is an engineering firm specializing in pump repair, irrigation, and system control. one of Cloudburst’s customers is Indian Ridge Country Club, an exclusive gated community with two championship golf courses designed by Arnold Palmer. They also service several other high-profile golf courses in and around Palm Springs. ChallengePalm Desert boasts 350 days of sunshine and just 3.38 inches of rainfall per year. These dry conditions practically guarantee a sunny day for golfers, but they make it difficult to maintain a healthy course. To ensure the championship-caliber conditions that members expect, Indian Ridge needed …

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Turck 3 and 4-Branch M16 Tees

TURCK’s new h-style (3 branch) and H-style (4 branch) M16 tees save valuable field installation time in comparison to hard wired installations. The tees are available in a multitude of configurations, including tees with a male connector on either side of the trunk line, integral connections or cable drops per tee. The IP67 rated tees are available with 2 through 8-pin connectors in nickel plated brass, stainless steel and nylon. The tees are currently available with a rugged PUR overmold and PVC flexlife® cable jacket, and are rated for up to 600 Volts and 18 Amps. Turck 3 and 4-Branch …

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