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Turck BIM-UNR Dual Sensor for C-Groove Cylinders

TURCK’s BIM-UNR line of magnetic cylinder position sensors has been expanded to include a new dual sensor for detecting long and short stroke cylinders. This unique device combines the benefits of two sensors through a single cable connection, lessening wire costs and connection points. It can be used in places where multiple cylinders are installed, as it only requires one cable. Its dimensions of 2.9 x 4.6 x 18 mm make the BIM-UNR one of the most compact sensors on the market. TURCK’s BIM-UNR sensor is designed to mount within C-groove cylinders with no accessories required. The sensor can be …

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Honeywell Sensing and Control Zephyr Digital Airflow Sensors

The new Honeywell Zephyr™ Digital Airflow Sensors (HAF Series – High Accuracy) allow for very precise airflow measurement. The Zephyr sensors provide enhanced reliability, digital accuracy, and repeatable measurements to meet many medical and industrial application specifications. These devices offer key competitive advantages not found in other digital airflow sensors, including: Meet high accuracy specifications: High 2.5% accuracy allows for a very precise airflow measurement, often ideal for demanding applications with high accuracy requirements Customizable: Allows the sensor to be designed to meet your specific needs High sensitivity at very low flows: Allows your application the ability to detect the …

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Red Lion Controls New and Improved CUB7 Counters and Timers

Red Lion is pleased to announce the release of their new and improved CUB7 line of counters and timers. In updating the CUB7 line, features were combined to reduce the total number of available models from 24 to 12. The counters and timers are available in two input formats-low voltage (28 VDC max) and high voltage (50 to 250 VAC max), and are offered with three available liquid crystal display options-reflective, red backlight and green backlight. Enhancements include input DIP switches that allow low voltage models to have sourcing and sinking inputs. All units have front panel keypads that can …

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Red Lion Controls Crimson 3.0 Software

Red Lion announces the release of Crimson 3 – the latest version of their widely-acclaimed operator interface configuration software. Built from the ground up and tested in actual user applications for over a year, Crimson 3 is the direct result of more than 540 customer requests to help improve Crimson software. Crimson 3 contains myriad new features designed to make it easier to design and implement attractive and powerful user interface solutions. The new software currently works with G3 and G3 Kadet operator interfaces, Modular Controller, and the Data Station Plus. Crimson 3 provides expanded international support with 5 built-in …

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New Literature from SMC Pneumatics

Air Line Components SMC Pneumatics’ Air Line Components pocket guide is an essential reference for pneumatic specialists in the field. This guide contains technical information on SMC tubing, speed controllers, fittings and FRL units, along with quick reference information to aid in many pneumatic applications. All Products The newly updated All Products catalog from SMC Pneumatics lists basic information for their entire line of pneumatic and pneumatic-related products. Every series of SMC’s products along with their main features and characteristics can be located quickly and easily. Order SMC Pneumatics Literature SMC Pneumatics Technical Datasheets

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Panduit PANDUCT PANELMAX Corner Wiring Duct

Panduit’s PANDUCT PANELMAX Corner Wiring Duct is an innovative one-piece wire management product that makes more efficient use of space inside enclosures, speeds installation, and reduces control panel assembly costs. PANELMAX Corner Wiring Duct is used in the vertical corners of medium to large electrical control panels (with both side and back panels) to route, conceal, and protect electrical wiring. PANELMAX Corner Wiring Duct is part of a complete line of Panduit wire management solutions for control panels. Order Panduit Literature Panduit Technical Datasheets

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CML Innovative Technologies Product Selector Guide

CML has led the world of illumination since its formation in 1910. Moving from the supply of incandescent lamps, CML-IT has embraced LED technology and is now one of the world leading supplies of both LEDs and LED based solutions for a variety of markets. Order CML Innovative Technologies Literature CML Innovative Technologies Technical Datasheets

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Turck Explosion-Proof Receptacles

TURCK announces new 1”-16UN and 1-1/8”-16UN minifast® explosion-proof feed-through receptacles that install directly into standard 3/4 inch conduit entries, without requiring additional conduit or poured seals. These quick-disconnect B-size (1 inch) and C-size (1-1/8 inch) receptacles provide an effi cient solution to maintain the explosion-proof ratings of instrument housings and explosion-proof enclosures in Class I, Division 2 hazardous areas. These receptacles are fully potted and withstand 6,000 psi of pressure in high quality 316 stainless steel housings. The 7 and 8-pole B-size and 9, 10 and 12-pole C-size connectors are keyed in a manner so that it is impossible to …

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Turck Ethernet PROFIBUS Device Coupler

TURCK announces its new Ethernet PROFIBUS device coupler that includes integrated Web server software and diagnostic functionality that enables users to monitor PROFIBUS networks during continuous operation through a computer Web browser. The PB-XEPI may be integrated into new or existing PROFIBUS networks in pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and packaging applications. As long as the user has access to the Internet, the PB-XEPI can be used to monitor and configure applications, without disrupting network communication. The PB-XEPI can identify any malfunctions in the network and send an error message via e-mail that includes a link to the device that enables …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Acquires Siemens Proximity Sensor Business

Pepperl+Fuchs, Mannheim, Germany, has signed an agreement with Siemens Industry Automation Division, Nuremburg, Germany, to acquire Siemens’ binary proximity sensor business. The acquisition is expected to be finalized effective June 30, 2010, and Siemens will continue to accept, support, and execute all orders for Siemens proximity sensors until the transfer is complete. The interim period will be used to seamlessly integrate the new business and products into Pepperl+Fuchs’ existing portfolio, while providing uninterrupted service and delivery capacity for Siemens proximity sensor customers. “We are delighted with the acquisition and the opportunity to benefit from the broad technological spectrum, highly qualified …

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