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Phoenix Contact UNO Power Supply Additions

Phoenix Contact’s UNO Power family now includes two new higher-power 150W (6.3A) and 240W (10A) devices.  The value-powered reliability that has become the hallmark feature of the smaller output devices is also part of these two new power supplies.The 24VDC/ 150W (6.3A) output device has a high-quality, rugged plastic housing and provides more power than a comparable sized device and at a better price.The 24VDC/ 240W output version is a metal-housing device that provides a rugged and reliable 10A of output power for the value minded customer. At only 45mm wide, the 240W UNO is among the smallest 10A power …

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Newport Electronics Platinum Series Configuration Software

Newport Electronics announces their new PLATINUM configuration software, a Windows-based configuration and monitoring tool for NEWPORT PLATINUM product family.Easy, Assured Connections Operates over Serial, USB or Ethernet Channel ‘Force Mode’ ensures connectivity thru USB with no device pre-configuration requirements Modbus ASCII, Modbus RTU or Modbus TCP/IP support Allows remote configuration of devices Simplified Configuration Dynamic setting of Inputs, Outputs, Alarms, Setpoints, Annunciators, PID Parameters and Ramp & Soak profiles Emulates Front Panel to provide run time monitoring Simple ‘point and click’ configuration for all settable parameters Simplified Process Tuning Integrated charting with zoom capability for process tuning and monitoring Interactive …

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Schneider Electric Magelis 12″ and 15″ iDisplays

The next generation of Magelis iDisplays from Schneider Electric feature multi-touch monitors enabling you to use common gestures such as swiping and pinching in industrial applications. Updated connectivity to seamlessly connect to a Magelis Box PC (or third party PC) via DVI-D (for video) and USB (for touch screen).FEATURES With its sturdy aluminum housing with wide operating temperature (0…60ºC), the iDisplay will operate in harsh environments. It conforms to IP66F, IP67F and Type NEMA 4X/3 (Indoor Use Only). Resistive touch screens allow operators to wear gloves while interacting with the machine. The multi-touch capability is compatible with Windows 8.1 and …

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Turck M8 Ethernet Connector

To keep up with the continuing shrinking sizes of control devices, TURCK is excited to announce its smallest Industrial Ethernet connectivity solution available to date. TURCK’s new M8 Ethernet will offer all of the benefits customers are accustomed to from TURCK Ethernet connectivity, but in a smaller package for applications with limited space. With the ability to transfer up to 100Mbps of data, TURCK’s new M8 connector for Ethernet is suitable for various Industrial Ethernet protocols, including EtherCAT. It utilizes a shielded CAT 5e cable, with the 360 degree shielding carried through to the coupling nut. In addition, the cable …

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Banner Engineering Q3X Laser Contrast Sensor

Banner Engineering’s Q3X is a problem-solving, laser contrast sensor that builds upon and complements existing Banner sensors. The QS18 and QS30 laser diffuse sensors have been Banner’s go-to, problem-solving products for many years for challenging part-presence applications.The Q3X expands the types of applications Banner can solve due to its rugged metal housing, a three-digit display for easy to read feedback and versatility in solving challenging part-detection applications with small contrast differences.Now available with fixed background suppression, the Q3X can overcome limitations of standard diffuse-mode sensors where objects in the background can affect the sensor. Out of the box, the Q3X …

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Banner Engineering SI Series Safety Limit Switches

As an addition to Banner Engineering’s SI Safety Interlocking Switch family, the SI series of safety limit (position) switches expand the solutions for monitoring the position of a wide variety of guards, gates, covers, and other movable machine fixtures/tooling. These switches can be employed in interlocked guard safety applications because of the positive-opening design of the normally closed contacts (per IEC 60947-5-1). They can also solve simple position monitoring applications, such as end-of-travel and home-position.Three new series have been introduced: SI-LM40: die-cast aluminum housing and metal actuating systems provide a robust switch for the industrial environment. SI-LS31: plastic body provides …

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Newport Electronics Platinum Series Temperature and Process Controllers

The Platinum Series temperature controller from Newport Electronics features a large, 9-segment LED, three-color, programmable display with the capability to change color and/or change the state of designated outputs every time an alarm is triggered. Various configurations of mechanical relay, SSR, DC pulse, and analog voltage or current outputs are available.Every unit comes standard with USB communications for firmware updates, configuration management, and data transfer. Optional Ethernet and RS232/ RS485 serial communications are also available.FEATURES UL and cUL Certified High Performance High Accuracy Extremely Versatile yet Easy and Intuitive to Use Full Autotune PID with Fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control Up …

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Banner Engineering WLB92 LED Light Bars

The WLB92 LED Light Bar from Banner Engineering is a multi-purpose, AC or DC strip light with a rugged, metal housing and shatterproof light cover. The WLB92 is energy efficient with extremely bright LEDs that have a 50,000+ hour lifetime.Available in two lengths, the WLB92 is more efficient and over two times brighter than the WLB32 light. The new conduit option allows for greater flexibility in installation. The WLB92 LED Light bar is an industrial LED lighting solution that is competitive from both a performance and price standpoint.FEATURES Increase worker productivity and ergonomics with bright, high-quality, uniform light Durable light …

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Turck TBEN-S Ultra-Compact Multiprotocol I/O Modules

TURCK presents the first ultra-compact, digital block-I/O modules of the new TBEN-S (Small) series. The fully potted IP67 modules are only 1.25” x 5.6” and allow assembly directly on the machine. With their extended temperature range from -40 °C to +70 °C degrees, the devices are highly versatile. Even with the new compact design every TBEN-S module can be operated without additional gateways in each of the three Ethernet systems PROFINET®, Modbus TCP ™or EtherNet/IP™. Additionally, thanks to TURCK’s multiprotocol technology, the devices recognize the used protocol automatically by listening to the communication during the start-up phase. An integrated switch …

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Phoenix Contact Heavycon EVO Housings w/ Twin-Cable Exits

In the continuing expansion of the Heavycon EVO product line, Phoenix Contact has added twin-cable exit housings for their Heavycon EVO Plastic line.Some applications require power and signal (or data) to be connected, which may require two separate cables because of shielding concerns. Heavycon EVO, with its patented bayonet-locking gland, addresses that need and still allows the versatility of the cable exit direction to be determined on-site. The twin cable exit model is available in the popular B-series, sizes B10, B16 and B24, and it accepts the fixed and modular inserts. The Heavycon EVO twin-cable exit hoods allow any of …

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