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Month: October 2011

Phoenix Contact UT 2.5-3L Triple-Level Terminal Blocks

Manufactured with reliable screw-clamp connection technology, Phoenix Contact UT 2.5-3L modular terminal blocks feature three terminal levels with corrosion-resistant copper alloy components. The innovative Reakdyne design prevents screws from backing out, and these triple-level blocks support robust FBS push-in bridging for power distribution.UT 2.5-3L terminal blocks have current ratings of 300 V at 20 A or 600 V at 5 A* with 26-12 AWG under UL file # E60425. The UT series supports numerous mission-critical applications in control systems across many industries. Ideal for use within industrial automation and machine building sectors, UT is famous among users in energy, process/oil …

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Red Lion Controls Crimson Software Supports Banner iVu Vision Sensors

Red Lion announces support of Banner Engineering’s iVu® Plus TG vision sensors via their G3 series HMI, Modular Controller and Data Station Plus. The new iVu Image driver, available in Crimson 3.0’s most recent release, joins a list of over 200 serial and Ethernet communications drivers included with Red Lion’s acclaimed programming software.This new image driver affords the ability to display the image output from the Banner iVu Plus TG on Red Lion’s 8”, 10” and 15” G3 series HMIs, allowing these touchscreens to be used for commissioning and operation of Banner’s latest generation of vision sensor. With multiple protocol …

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Red Lion Controls ProducTVity Station

Red Lion proudly introduces the ProducTVity Station™, the only ready-to-deploy solution for collecting, recording and displaying critical key performance indicators and machine status messages on any TV, monitor, or projector equipped with a DVI/HDMI interface.Lean manufacturing, six-sigma, total quality management, continuous improvement – All of these terms refer, in some form or another, to the efforts of companies as they strive to become more competitive in a global economy. While various strategies are implemented in order to improve productivity, they all have two things in common – the collection of KPIs – key performance indicators – and the communication of …

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Pepperl+Fuchs VisuNet IND 8000 Series HMI Operator Workstations

The VisuNet IND 8000 series is the newest product line for the Pepperl+Fuchs HMI family. The new VisuNet IND Panel Mount series widens our target market to include OEM process machinery and manufacturing equipment.The all-in-one solution mounts directly to process machinery or manufacturing equipment and interfaces primarily with PLCs. The units have a variety of touchscreen options that include anti-glare, transflective, and hardened resistive (glass).VisuNet INDs panel PC and remote monitors are 24/7 units ready for operation in the harshest environments.Features 15” and 19” Extended temperature range for indoor-outdoor use Chemically resistant touchscreen with hardened glass optional Shock and vibration …

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Phoenix Contact FL WLAN Ethernet Radios

Phoenix Contact is pleased to announce the addition of the FL WLAN 802.11 radios to its RAD-80211 product family. This family of radios adds IP65 housing style products to our existing WLAN line of products.The 80211 FL WLAN products offer expanded functionality from the existing WLAN products, while giving the flexibility of Ethernet access to applications where a control cabinet is not needed or not available.Features IP65 style housing for non-control cabinet applications Suitable for outdoor mounting AC- and DC-powered access point models Single and dual access point models Low-cost, client-only model available 802.11 a/b/g supported** UL508** QoS, VLAN compatible …

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Phoenix Contact VARIOSUB Fiber Optic Cables

The Phoenix Contact VARIOSUB offering of pre-assembled fiber optic cabling now includes the following new cable types for specific application requirements. These are variable order numbers where you select the desired connector types and cable length.1402185 FOC-RUGGED-1012/…This is a rugged, halogen-free, plastic optical fiber (POF) cable with a reinforced polyurethane (PUR) outer jacket. It is designed for higher tensile loads and lateral pressures.1402187 FOC-RUGGED-FLEX- 1013/…A highly flexible, POF round cable is ideal for use in drag chains for bending frequencies of up to 5 million cycles. It is made of highly wear-resistant polyamide (PE). The cable is halogen-free, ozone- and …

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Red Lion Controls Acquires Sixnet

Red Lion Controls announces that it has completed the acquisition of Sixnet LLC, a privately-held company based in Albany, NY. Sixnet is a leading manufacturer of flexible industrial Ethernet switch, automation and wireless solutions for the industrial market, and employs approximately 110 people.  Sixnet joins Red Lion in the Industrial Controls segment of Spectris plc and will be led by Red Lion’s President, Mike Granby. Red Lion provides operator interface products for a wide range of manufacturing and process industries. Sixnet’s hardened Ethernet networking switches complement those of Red Lion’s N-Tron division and the remote automation solutions complement Red Lion’s …

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Banner Engineering Q26 Sensors

The Q26 sensor is an addition to Banner Engineering’s family of clear object sensors, and was developed to solve difficult clear object detection applications. Using a polarized retro coaxial design (also known as autocollimation), the Q26 cannot be tricked by mirror-like surfaces, operates reliably over 5 to 800mm, and has precise leading edge detection.Features Reliable detection of clear, translucent, or opaque objects – including mirror like surfaces Coaxial optics enable reliable detection of targets to the face of the sensor Simple set-up and adjustment with a single turn sensitivity adjuster potentiometer Light Operate and Dark Operate selection by rotary switch …

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Banner Engineering WLS28 Work Light Strip

Banner Engineering’s WLS28 Work Light Strip was developed to provide even, bright, highly efficient white LED illumination for industrial control cabinets, and work cells with poor factory lighting conditions. The high quality but small profile metal housing light is available in various lengths from 145mm to 1130mm and can be cascaded end-to-end to minimize wiring.Features High power solid state LED array Designed for enclosure or area lighting Rugged aluminum housing rated for IP50 or IP67 Lighted lengths available from 145mm to 1130 mm Narrow 28mm total width Low profile design with included swivel mounting brackets Brackets are made of zinc …

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Pepperl+Fuchs VisuNet Industrial HMI Operator Workstations

Following in the tradition of their rugged components and industrial monitors, Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding the VisuNet Industrial family with operator workstations manufactured using all industrial-grade components. The workstations are rated for General Purpose, Class I & II, Division 2, and ATEX Zone 2 hazardous areas and designed for 24/7 operation.VisuNet IND solutions are a key component in plant floor visualization systems. Each workstation is a single production floor interface that manages recipes, monitors control variables and alarm systems, and controls drilling operations. Each system has been engineered to endure the most stringent and unyielding environments, from room temperature applications such …

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