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Rittal TS 8 316 Stainless Steel 4X Modular Enclosures

Rittal is proud to offer the latest addition to its world recognized enclosure portfolio: the 316 Stainless Steel TS 8. Based on the original highly acclaimed TS 8 enclosure series, this rugged stainless steel platform from the world’s leading enclosure manufacturer is the ideal freestanding solution for harsh environments.This UL Type 4X modular enclosure affords many advantages over traditional unibody designs including expandability, lower weight (less transportation costs), more mounting space, and better workability (less labor costs). Whether housing drives, flow monitoring systems, or critical electrical components, the 316 Stainless Steel TS 8 maintains a clean, consistent environment in extreme …

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Banner Engineering LC65 LED Dimmer Module

The LED Dimming Module by Banner Engineering allows an operator to control the intensity level of many of Banner’s LED lighting products. The high frequency modulation allows for precise intensity control and flicker-free illumination. The dimming controller paired with Banner’s LED lighting products helps further increase energy savings, helping reduce overall energy costs. FEATURES Ability to dim light at an operator station Works with special models of the strip lights, heavy-duty lights, area lights, spot lights and work lights Allows for control of multiple lights with one module Ability to control intensity from zero to 100 percent to suit the …

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Turck Inclinometers for Class I, Div 2

TURCK announces its single and dual axis inclinometer is now approved for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous classified locations, allowing the device to function in environments where explosive gases, vapors and/or liquids may be present.The single and dual axis inclinometers also have models available with ATEX approval for use within EX Zones 2 and 22. The TURCK single and dual axis inclinometers feature dual programmable analog outputs. TURCK offers a teach adapter which simplifies the programming of the inclinometer. With measuring ranges up to 360 degrees, the single and dual axis inclinometers …

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Banner Engineering WLS28-2 Dual-Color LED Strip Lights

Banner Engineering’s WLS28-2 Dual-Color LED Strip Lights were developed for applications where more than one color is required.  Having two colors in one device makes the lights ideal for applications such as mobile vehicle illumination, where red light makes it easier for the operator’s eyes to transition to dark areas at night.  Another example is machine status indication, where alternating colors illuminate equipment during an error condition. FEATURES Enhanced light quality which bright, densely-spaced LEDs. Optional three-position switch for manual color selection. Rugged, water-resistant IP69K models available. Internal temperature control to protect the device in extreme conditions. Cascadable models allow …

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Phoenix Contact Inline Modular Intrinsically Safe I/O

Potentially explosive areas place special requirements on distributed I/O systems, and Phoenix Contact’s Inline modular product family is excited for the addition of EX-IS I/O for such applications.  EX-IS I/O can be installed directly in potentially explosive Zone 2 environments and wired to sensors and actuators in the highly explosive Zone 1 and 0 environments.Traditionally, you run the I/O signals out of the hazardous locations and wire them directly to the PLC. This method has the potential to create long parallel wiring runs that could become bulky, expensive and time consuming to install.  Removing the I/O from the PLC and …

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Phoenix Contact Cable Gland Product Offering Expanded

Cabinet builders and panel shops require simple, low-cost methods to route cables through enclosures.  For this reason, Phoenix Contact has expanded its existing portfolio to include even more thead sizes in metric, PG and NPT.  All types are now available in polyamide or nickel-plated brass material.  Additionally, stainless steel types are now offered for very harsh and corrosive environments. Among the most exciting additions are the cable glands and accessories for hazardous locations.  Phoenix Contact now offers both stainless steel and nickel brass glands with ATEX and IEC Ex certification for systems/equipment in explosive atmospheres.  They can be used in …

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Phoenix Contact RJ45 Industrial Quickon Connectors

Phoenix Contact’s new RJ45 industrial connectors for Ethernet and Profinet feature rugged die-cast metal housings that provide 360-degree shielding.  These RJ45 connectors and available in straight and angled versions to facilitate connectivity in tight environments.  Designed with Phoenix Contact’s Quick Connection Technology for time-saving, error-free installation, the connector family is the ideal solution for assembling RJ45 cable assemblies.FEATURES Quickon – tool-free assembly, no special tools required One-piece design – no small parts to get lost Robust spring clip provides high-vibration resistance and pull-out 360-degree shielding IDC connection 8-position CAT 6A 10 Gbps IP20 protection Ethernet (AWG 26-24), Profinet (AWG 26-24) Phoenix …

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Pepperl+Fuchs F190 UHF RFID Reader

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the new compact F190 UHF Read/Write Head. The F190 features a robust sealed metal housing and a compact footprint for reliable operation in adverse environmental conditions and simple installation even in tight spaces. Because several products in a container can be detected at the same time using multi-tag reading, the F190 simultaneously simplifies processes and reduces processing time. The F190 easily integrates into existing IDENTControl systems, enabling users to connect to standard protocols such as Ethernet/IP, PROFINET, TCP/IP and EtherCAT. Three reader versions are available to cover worldwide operation. “In the field of intralogistics, efficiency is the number one priority. …

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Littelfuse SB6100 Industrial Shock-Block GFCI

The Industrial Shock-Block (ISB) from Littelfuse is a personnel protection device designed to meet the new requirements for special-purpose ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) defined by UL 943C.  ISB is the first and only permanently connected Class C and Class D GFCI on the market.  Class C GFCIs are introduced to be used on systems where the line-to-line voltage is 480V or less with a trip level of 20mA, while Class D GFCI is intended to be used on 600V systems.  These improvements to the standard Class A GFCI (6mA trip level used on 240V or less systems) were made to …

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Carling Technologies PC-Series Circuit Breakers

Carling Technologies’ PC-Series, AC Residual Current Circuit Breaker with Overcurrent Protection (RCBO), combines the ground fault protection of a GFCI with the familiar over current tripping characteristics of a normal circuit breaker. The PC-Series utilizes the hydraulic magnetic principle which provides precise operation and performance even when exposed to extremely hot and/or cold application environments. FEATURES Overload, short circuit and ground fault protection in a single package. Handle style actuators and rocker style “acuguard”. Wiping Contacts – Mechanical linkage with two-step actuation – cleans contacts, provides high, positive contact pressure and longer contact life. A trip-free mechanism, a safety feature …

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