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Month: July 2012

Phoenix Contact mGuard Upgrades

Phoenix Contact has introduced several new versions of the FL mGuard industrial security devices. With upgraded hardware and advanced configuration options, the mGuard RS2000 and RS4000 can provide defense-in-depth cyber security in more critical applications.Like the original mGuard products, some of which were discontinued earlier this year, the RS2000 and the RS4000 variants feature all-in-one firewall, virtual private network (VPN) and routing capability. Thanks to the new metal housing, the new mGuards can operate between -20 and +60 degrees Celsius, compared with 0 to 55 degrees Celsius for the original RS variants. The RS4000 is currently awaiting UL Class I, …

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Fortress Interlocks amGard Pro Modular Safety Gate Switch Interlocks

Fortress Interlocks amGardpro is the ultimate range of modular safety gate switch interlocks for heavy duty applications. Its unique modular construction allows easy configuration and provides total electro-mechanical solutions for practically any safeguarding application up to SIL3 (EN/IEC 60261) Category 4 and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1).With its unrivalled design concept, amGardpro offers a range of fully integrated safety interlocks, including solenoid and non-solenoid safety switches complete with a host of additional options including key control modules, emergency release, redundant sensors, lock out/tag out and push buttons, estops and indication lights for enhanced functionality. The robust construction of this range makes it …

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Phoenix Contact Dual-Layer Capacitor Batteries for QUINT UPS-IQ

Valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries have been the standard battery chemistry for battery back-up systems for years. They have been proven to be a reliable solution for industrial applications. However, they have a crippling limitation: temperature. Most VRLA batteries commonly used have an operational temperature range of -0 to 40 C before experiencing severe derating and operational issues.This is one of the reasons Phoenix Contact has introduced capacitor-based energy storage. This battery has a wider operational temperature range of -20 to 60 C, allowing battery back-up solutions to be placed in more harsh environments without having to worry about frequent …

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Banner Engineering SureCross Wireless Q45 Sensor

SureCross Wireless Q45 Sensors combine the best of Banner Engineering’s flexible Q45 sensor family with its reliable, field-proven, SureCross wireless architecture to solve new classes of applications limited only by the user’s imagination. Containing a variety of sensor models, a radio, and internal battery supply, this product line is truly plug and play.FEATURES True self-contained wireless: No cables, cordsets or external power Long Range: 3,000 ft./1 km line-of-sight minimum Extended Battery Life: Up to 5 years on two replaceable AA Lithium batteries, depending on sensor and application. Multiple I/O: Supports a wireless network up to 47 Q45 sensors per gateway …

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Pepperl+Fuchs F76 Series Sub-Miniature Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces F76 sub-miniature inductive sensors with 500 mm PVC cable. They feature a 5.5 mm x 8.0 mm low profile, surface mount housing to complement the company’s robust family of rectangular style sensors. Their miniature size and reinforced mounting make them well suited for use in a wide variety of compact industrial and commercial machinery where space is at a premium. F76 sub-miniature sensors provide a 2 mm nominal sensing with switching frequency to 1500 Hz. They are available in 3-wire NPN and PNP models.Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture and application of high quality factory and …

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Schneider Electric XS9 Full Metal Inductive Proximity Sensors

Schneider Electric’s XS9 line of full metal inductive proximity sensors are housed in either a 303 or 316L stainless steel one-piece housing, ideal for harsh environments.The 303 stainless steel one-piece housing with an extremely robust sensor face is highly resistant to mechanical shock and vibration. With “3 times” sensing distance XS9 Inductive Proximity Sensors provide a fast and simple setup. In addition, this improved sensing distance allows greater distance from target to sensor face reducing potential for exposure to impact.The 316L stainless steel one-piece housing with an extremely robust sensor face is highly resistant to mechanical shock and vibration. The …

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Schneider Electric XS Cubic Inductive Proximity Sensors

With unique one-click mounting and a rotating detection head, the new OsiSense™ XS cubic sensor can be installed quickly and easily on your machines or equipment. Maintenance is simplified thanks to quick mounting and removal, as well as LED indicators of sensor status that are clearly visible from a long distance and from any direction.FEATURES One-click concept makes operation and servicing easier Available in cubic and rectangular versions 5-position turret head, enabling accurate detection in any direction. Orientation of the head can be adjusted manually and quickly without any special tools. Robustness and compliance with SIL2 First general purpose proximity …

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Mersen HPJ Series 1000VDC Class J Fuseholders

Designed specifically for Mersen’s HP6J series of photovoltaic fuses, these fuse blocks are certified for use with 90°C temperature rated conductors, an industry first. Fuseholders are available with box connectors, stud connectors or combination of the two in order to meet various customer requirements. Insulators are either molded glass-filled polycarbaronate or phenolic with verified dielectric strength in excess of 2500V. All fuse clips are made of high conductivity tin-plated copper.Mersen HPJ Class J FuseholdersMersen Technical Datasheets

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Mersen HelioProtection UltraSafe Fuseholders

Mersen’s HelioProtection® line of UltraSafe fuseholders delivers the function, safety, and level of circuit protection demanded by PV applications. Mersen specially selected enhanced materials when designing this fuseholder in order to provide the level of reliability and system longevity required under constant temperature fluctuation of typical PV sites while providing the level of electrical insulation required for 1000VDC applications. The touch-safe design and tool-free fuse change-outs increase user safety. Combine with Mersen’s HelioProtection HP6M or HP10M fuses for industry leading PV circuit protection.Mersen HelioProtection UltraSafe Fuseholders Mersen Technical Datasheets

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Carling Technologies Contura VII Rocker Switches

Carling Technologies’ new Contura VII rocker switch is a softened version of earlier Contura styles featuring gently curved corners and edges assuring compatibility with most any panel design. Intuitive feel is maximized by the use of 2 embossed circular pads located at opposite ends of the rocker. Any combination of Bar or Oval style lenses can be located in the pads providing a truly unique look, exclusive to Contura VII.FEATURES Maximum sealing protection with dual seals around lamps and rocker stem certified to IP66 & IP68. Optional panel seals for additional protection. Silver plated butt contact mechanism provides 50 to …

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