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Month: April 2018

Phoenix Contact’s PTCB Series Electronic Overcurrent Protection

With an adjustable range from 1 to 8 A, Phoenix Contact’s new singlechannel electronic PTCB overcurrent protection is the perfect solution for protecting your critical loads. The ability to bridge the PTCB to our CLIPLINE complete portfolio of terminal blocks makes it uniquely flexible for distributing power, and the 6-mm-wide footprint saves space in the control cabinet. The line includes programmable versions, enabling them to cover a wide range of applications with a single part number. This line complements our existing CBM and CBMC lines by providing the same dependable protection from overloads and short circuits in a singlechannel configuration. …

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Phoenix Contact BTP 2000 HMIs

Phoenix Contact’s new BTP 2000 expands the VISU+ EXPRESS-based HMI operator panel family with choices for applications requiring a very competitive price point. The BTP series features a neutral, black plastic housing and is available in three wide-screen sizes (4.3-, 7.0- and 10.2-inch.)  The resistive-touch screen allows for easy operation in all industrial environments. The BTP series is intended for industrial applications (0 to 50 degrees Celsius ambient) and features UL Class I, Div. 2 hazardous location approval. To accommodate the needs of OEM machine builders, the BTP features a flush, logo-less, neutral front bezel. The HMI screens are designed …

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IDEC WB2F Code Scanners Easily Integrate into Compact Devices

IDEC’s new WB2F series of fixed-mount 2D code scanners is designed to read two-dimensional codes such as QR codes, DPM (Direct Parts Marking), Code39 and DataMatrix. With a built-in high-pixel CMOS sensor, this scanner easily integrates into compact inspection devices and can reliably read small code even from a distance of up to 150mm. Modern industrial manufacturing locations use code scanners to manage traceability at the part level, making WB2F a great choice for users with applications in factory automation (FA), automobile manufacturing, electronic-related equipment, medical fields and more.  FEATURES High-resolution sensor for reading small symbols Long reading distance: 150mm …

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Phoenix Contact Wind Tower Lighting UPS 13 Ah-2404528

In today’s wind industry, there is a need for better lighting inside wind towers for safety and simply convenience. If a power failure were to occur while a technician is in the tower, Phoenix Contact’s UPS will maintain lighting for a minimum 30 minutes, so that the technician can descend safely. This UPS system accompanies the PLD series of lights specifically created for wind towers.  Phoenix Contact Wind Tower Lighting UPS 13 Ah-2404528 Phoenix Contact Datasheets

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Phoenix Contact Tunnel and Highway Lighting Solutions

  Phoenix Contact’s ATS is a complete solution for tunnel lighting that allows the customer to monitor, control, and manage a tunnel lighting system. The design can be flexible depending on customer preference. Operators have the ability to change settings, such as brightness levels, manually or remotely via a web-based HMI. And with the U.S highway infrastructure due for an upgrade, LED lighting has become the solution of choice for tunnel lighting applications. The system design uses four lighting sensors outside of the tunnel, which allows the system to determine the lighting inside the tunnel. Then, the ATS system controls …

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Phoenix Contact EAGLEi Remote Monitoring

Phoenix Contact’s EAGLEi Cellular RTU is a remote monitoring solution offered jointly by Phoenix Contact and EAGLEi Data LLC. This solution uses secure cloud-based data management to allow access to remote systems via a cellular network. The EAGLEi Cellular RTU is great for industries such as water/wastewater, oil and gas, or any remote application that needs monitoring.  This is effectively gather data from your distributed assets without the large capital investment. No software purchases or maintaining of data servers is required. With the flexibility you can cut your ties to the control room and make your data available wherever an …

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Red Lion PID Controller Portfolio

Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, announces additional features for its PXU series of proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers, including Ramp/Soak, CT Input, 2nd Analog Input and 2nd Analog Output. The PXU series is designed to enable tighter, more reliable control over a wide range of processes, including temperature, flow and pressure, from a single model. Production engineers and machine builders now have the opportunity to select from a wide range of controllers with varying capabilities and in three sizes (1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 DIN models). Integration with Red Lion’s Crimson enabled …

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Phoenix Contact BL2 7000 Series IPC

Phoenix Contact’s BL2 series industrial PC platform has been expanded to include a third CPU choice, offering high-performance in a small, compact form factor. The new BL2 7000 series features a seventh-generation Intel Core i5-7442EQ quad-core CPU for the most demanding control and visualization applications. Phoenix The BL2 7000 utilizes convection booster technology to improve cooling in applications with insufficient airflow. An added benefit of this technology is that it does not draw any dirt, dust, or contaminants to the inside of the PC. The BL2 family is available in three performance classes (1000/2000/7000) as a blind-node box IPC (wall-mount …

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Phoenix Contact FL Switch 2000 Series for Machine and Automation Networks

Phoenix Contact’s new 2000 series managed switches provide a two-pronged approach to the continued demand for robust, high-function, economically priced managed Ethernet switches.  The new FL SWITCH 2000 line bridges the gap between simple unmanaged switches and complex managed switches. The 2000 and 2100 versions provide a portfolio with an optimized range of functions for the series production of machines.  The FL SWITCH LM 2200 and 2300 versions serve applications that require a broader scope of functions and industry-specific approvals. These managed switches provide a new product range for automation applications, ensuring the continued success of the “Lean Managed Switch” …

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Carlo Gavazzi Capacitive Proximity Sensors

CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the launch of the new CD34 Series liquid level capacitive sensors. The CD34 Series is designed to detect water-based liquids through non-metallic walls, i.e. plastic or glass. The sensors automatically account for the thickness of plastic or glass walls and compensate for any residual films, moisture or foam accumulation while reliably sensing the presence of the liquid to be detected. The sensor is packed with a universal bracket, which provides great mounting versatility for a variety of surfaces, circular (e.g. sight glass, round containers) or flat.  The CD34 works out of the box for …

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