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Schmersal RSS260 Compact RFID Safety Sensor

Schmersal has applied Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the new RSS260 series electronic safety sensor. The RSS260 is designed for application in safety circuits monitoring the position of hinged, sliding or removable guards using a specifically coded, passive RFID tag in the actuator.Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that uses radio waves to provide a wireless data exchange of a coded identification number between a target (tag, label, or chip) and a reader – a device which transmits an encoded radio signal to the target. Schmersal has applied this technology to the RSS260 series non-contact safety sensor. In this application …

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Schmersal PS116 Compact Safety-Rated Limit Switches

The PS116 from Schmersal is an extremely versatile yet compact and robust limit switch for determining the position of movable machine components or machine guards that can be moved laterally or rotated.For ease of installation, these limit switches are prewired with either a M12 connector or a 2 meter cable lead, on the bottom or side of the housing. Since the housing is symmetrical, the switch can be mounted with the cable or connector to the left or right. The PS116 is available with 10 actuator elements – plungers, roller levers, and a rod lever – which are field adjustable, …

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Truck Deutsch DT Connectors

To reduce installation time and increase reliability of Deutsch connectors, TURCK developed its new Deutsch DT series of overmolded connectors for the mobile equipment industry. The newly designed connectors ensure longevity in demanding environments where shock, vibration, cold temperature, moisture and oils can affect performance.Deutsch connectors are widely used in the heavy equipment sector, and TURCK developed its two-wire, pin and socket DT connectors to address the environmental needs of the industry. The overmolded design, TPE jacketing and IP67 rating provide additional reinforcement, abrasion and oil resistance, and superior performance in a ready-to-use solution. The connectors are ideal for wiring …

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IDEC EU2B Hazardous Location Switches and Pilot Lights

The EU2B series of 30mm hazardous location switches and pilot devices from IDEC feature contact blocks and lamps that are fully sealed to prevent the release of enough electrical energy to cause an explosion.Available devices include: Pushbuttons Pilot Lights Emergency Stop Switches Selector Switches Key Selector Switches Analog Meters This series complies with the latest hazardous location ratings, including those issued under UL/NEC 505 and ATEX, making these devices ideal for UL 698A panel builders and applications with panels in hazardous locations that require specific safety ratings, and enclosure manufacturers.IDEC EU2B Hazardous Location Switches and Pilot LightsIDEC Technical Datasheets

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Phoenix Contact PTSPL 6 PCB Connector

Phoenix Contact has added the non-insulated PTSPL 6 push-lock spring-cage PCB terminal blocks to its comprehensive line of power products.  With the new PTSPL 6 terminal block, Phoenix Contact offers a reliable alternative to soldering wires directly to printed circuit boards.  Since this terminal has no plastic insulator, it is 50 percent lower in height compared to other PCB terminals in its power and performance class and offers an unrestricted voltage rating at currents up to 30A.  The product is available in both an open and closed configuration and is compatible with through-hole reflow (THR) soldering processes.  Parts are packaged …

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Phoenix Contact PT-SG/1 PCB Connector

Responding to the need for products in the photovoltaic market, Phoenix Contact introduces the new PT-SG/1 “grapple contact”.  The grapple contact is a THR-solderable, single-position metal contact without an insulating housing.  It is primarily used for internal device wiring in device manufacturing.  The PT-SG/1 offers a spring-cage contact system, and is a cost-effective, tool-free way to terminate flat ribbon and other conductors.  This product is ideal for manufacturers of solar inverters and photovoltaic module outlet boxes as a method of making DC/AC connections that are led outside of the box, as well as connections to built-in chokes and coils.FEATURES No …

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Phoenix Contact Crimpfox 4-in-1 Tool

Phoenix Contact’s newest addition to the TOOL fox product line offers an all-in-one solutions for cutting, stripping, twisting, and crimping.  The Crimpfox 4-in-1 crimping pliers is a multi-functional tool for processing conductors and ferrules from 20-14AWG, with minimal adjustment required.The Crimpfox 4-in-1 will strip a wire, twist the loose strands caused by the stripping, then crimp a ferrule with a four-stage pressure lock system.  The complete process takes less than a minute, using strips of 50 ferrules in an interchangeable magazine system.  The tool is balanced, compact, and comfortable for small hands.  It is made of a strong, durable GF50 …

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Phoenix Contact DIN-Rail in 1-Meter Lengths

Phoenix Contact continues the expansion of its cable management with the release of 1-meter DIN-rail.  The additions include both the perforated and unperforated NS 35/7.5 and NS 35/15.  The benefit of this one-meter offering is significantly reduced shipping costs compared with the 2-meter sticks.Phoenix Contact 1-Meter DIN-RailPhoenix Contact Technical Datasheets

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Pro-face FP5000 Series Industrial Flat Panel Monitors

In addition to cutting-edge functions such as gesture operation and a brightness sensor, the FP5000 Series of industrial flat panel monitors from Pro-face provides a high level of environmental resistance with features like a maximum ambient operating temperature rating of 60°C and an IP67F protection rating.The FP5000 Series employs a 12.1″ or 15″ analog resistive multi-touch touch panel that allows multi-touch gestures, even when wearing work gloves.  Gesture operation greatly prevents unintended operation and the multi-touch panel film prevents display glass fragments from contaminating the processed goods, essential in the food and beverage industry.The 12VDC power supply support is beneficial for mobile …

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Banner Engineering K50 Modbus Pick-to-Light Sensors

The latest addition to Banner Engineering’s K50 line of pick-to-light sensors offer Modbus communication, minimizing cabling and system programming requirements.  The Modbus registers provide a common method of configuration that gives the user more flexibility and an overall simple, potentially lower cost installation.  Wiring is reduced by using double-ended cabling and tee connectors.The K50 serial sensors are the first rugged, industrial rated Pick-to-Light devices using a common industrial protocol for communication and programming.FEATURES Rugged, cost-effective and easy-to-install solutions for error-proofing and parts-verification applications Illuminated dome provides easy-to-see job light status Choose either polarized retro-reflective or fixed field models Fully encapsulated …

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