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Month: January 2012

Phoenix Contact SMS Relay Enclosure

The SMS relay enclosure is an all-in-one solution for reliable, compact remote control and signaling. The enclosure is shipped with surge protection for the entire cabinet, power distribution terminal block, SMS cellular relay, and pre-wired terminal blocks for all the inputs and outputs. To simplify ordering, the entire package is available with just one part number.The user can monitor and control six configurable analog/digital inputs and four relay outputs with NO/NC contacts using SMS messages via any GSM mobile phone network. Each change of status at the input sends a user-defined message to the selected maintenance personnel via text message. …

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Phoenix Contact EX-Certified Pluggable Connectors

Phoenix Contact now offers the only line of pluggable terminal blocks with ATEX, Ex certification.If systems are installed in potentially explosive areas, a great number of safety precautions must be taken. The requirements of Part 7 IEC 60079 for increased air and creepage distances, heating behavior, aging resistance and insulation capacity of the materials have been certified.Phoenix Contact EX-Certified Pluggable ConnectorsPhoenix Contact Technical Datasheets

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Phoenix Contact VARIOSUB RJ45 Patch Cables for EtherCAT, SERCOS III and PROFINET

Phoenix Contact now offers RJ45 patch cables for more industrial Ethernet applications, including EtherCAT, SERCOS and PROFINET. EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) is an open, high-performance fieldbus system based on industrial Ethernet. EtherCAT is a protocol that was developed to apply Ethernet to automation applications that require short update times. SERCOS III – The SERCOS III Protocol is an open digital interface for communication among industrial controls, motion devices and input/output (I/O) devices. It is globally standardized. PROFINET is an open-standard protocol for industrial automation based on industrial Ethernet. It is real-time Ethernet.Phoenix Contact VARIOSUB RJ45 Patch CablesPhoenix Contact Technical Datasheets

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Phoenix Contact RAD-ISM-900-DATA-BD-PLUS Wireless Transceiver

Phoenix Contact is pleased to announce the addition of the RAD-ISM-900-DATA-BD-PLUS to its wireless product portfolio. An enhancement to the RAD-ISM-900-DATA series, the DATA-PLUS has integrated, non-isolated I/O. This makes it ideal for customers who are building simple RTU cabinets and need a cost-effective solution with a few I/O points.The DATA-PLUS is fully interoperable with the existing 900 MHz DATA radio series products. It can be programmed by either DIP switch or the RAD Link 3.25 software.Features: Integrated RS-232/485 ports Up to eight analog/digital/pulse inputs and four digital outputs Individually addressable registers via Modbus or DF1 protocols Freely configurable as …

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Phoenix Contact Lean Managed Switch Line Expanded

The extended wait for new additions to the Phoenix Contact Lean Managed Switch line is over. These additions more than triple the size of the LMS product group. The new models include various five-port models, the inclusion of ST fiber products, as well as the expansion of the single-mode fiber offering. All of the available switches in the LMS line have a corresponding –E version with IGMP snooping/query default enabled, for quick and easy deployment in EtherNet/IP installations.Since launch, the Lean Managed Switch’s functionality has consistently increased. The LMS supports Rapid Spanning Tree and the proprietary Fast Ring Detection for …

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Banner Engineering Ultraviolet Vision Lights

Banner Engineering has added ultraviolet (UV) light options to their vision sensor light families. Banner’s ultraviolet lights were developed to be safely used in machine vision applications where UV-sensitive materials fluoresce when exposed to UV light.  UV models have been added to all established vision light families.Examples of applications include fluorescing labels, packaging material, glues, dyes and printing in UV inks such as registration marks and barcodes.Banner Engineering Ultraviolet Vision LightsBanner Engineering Technical Datasheets

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Schneider Electric OsiSense XXV18 Ultrasonic Sensor

The OsiSense™ XXV18 ultrasonic sensor from Schneider Electric provides similar proximity sensing capabilities as most inductive sensors, but delivers greater sensing capabilities with respect to target color, shape or composition. These sensors are self-contained, pulse echo, ultrasonic sensing devices that both transmit and receive sonic energy in an 18 mm cylindrical housing.Ideal for packaging, material handling and metal working assembly machine applications, these sensors are unaffected by changing light conditions, colors or environmental noise. The OsiSense™ XXV18 ultrasonic sensor is designed to perform reliably in harsh industrial environments where other sensing technologies are challenged (e.g., changing light conditions, dust, dirt, …

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Banner Engineering ED1G Grip-Style Enabling Devices

Banner Engineering’s ED1G Enabling Device provides three-position functionality (OFF-ON-OFF) as required for manual control of a machine.Features Provides safety function when user either squeezes or releases the handlegrip switch Ergonomic design with a detented enable position (position 2) Terminal 1-2 and 3-4 contacts will not re-close when released from fully squeezed (position 3) Ideally suited for use as an enabling device for robotic cells Optional momentary pushbutton switch (depending on model) that can provide hold-to-run, reset, or jogging/inching functions Built-in strain relief and M20x1.5 conduit connection Meets IP65 or IP66, depending on model Banner Engineering ED1G Grip-Style Enabling Devices Banner Engineering Technical …

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Pepperl+Fuchs 8mm X-Series Pile Driver Extended Range Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs X-Series Pile Driver™ Extended Range Inductive Sensors are now available in 8mm diameter models. With barrel lengths as short as 35mm, these miniature sensors deliver a 3mm sensing range – 50 percent more range than is available from larger competitive 12mm diameter models. As a result, 8mm diameter extended range Pile Driver sensors eliminate the need to sacrifice sensing range or durability. Like all Pile Driver sensors, its robust, single-piece machined barrel is fully embeddable in steel making it an ideal sensing solution for the toughest metalforming and welding applications.100% stainless steel housings deliver durability more than 20 times …

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