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Month: May 2018

Phoenix Contact IMA IO and Network FL EPA 2

Phoenix Contact’s new adapters combine Bluetooth and WLAN transmission in a single robust module with degree of protection IP 65. Depending on the application, these compact modules can continue to be used with internal, but also with external antennas. The connections for Ethernet and power supply are established via M12 connections. Since these new wireless modules have the same dimensions, mounting holes and connections as the previous versions, replacing them is simple. Only the configuration needs to be adjusted.  With the Ethernet Port Adapter, your Ethernet-capable automation devices can communicate wirelessly with the control network in harsh industrial environments via …

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Phoenix Contact DC PCC Twin Design Print Terminal (TDPT)

Same size, different connection technologies: thanks to identically shaped PCB terminal blocks, you can develop market-specific devices with a uniform design. Thanks to their identical size, you are free to choose either the screw or the Push-in spring connection – without changing your PCB or device design. Your main advanages: Easy to adapt, thanks to their identical size and the same pinning for Push-in spring connections as for screw connections Consistent connection technology for conductor cross sections from 0.2 mm² to 16 mm² for a broad range of applications Comprehensive portfolio for power connections with pitches of 5.08 mm, 6.35 …

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Banner Engineering TL50 Tower Lights with IO-Link

TL50 Pro Tower Lights with IO-Link provide you with an almost limitless capacity for standard and custom indication. These versatile tower lights combine the vast color options provided by RGB LEDs with the dynamic control capabilities offered by the IO-Link communication protocol. They are available in standard, beacon, and compact models and support up to 10 light segments with the option to add an audible segment, for a total of 11 segments possible with each tower light. FEATURES Customized Indication: IO-Link enables full control of color, flash, rotation, and light intensity. Users can access millions of colors and create unique …

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Pro-face by Schneider Electric loT Gateway

The new Pro-face IoT Gateway, GP4G01, relays data communication between the HMI and the PLC. No ports and no program changes are required, and it retains communication of the connected devices even when Pro-face IoT Gateway is powered off. FEATURES Connect without serial communication I/F available. Relay data between the HMI and PLC communication with existing connection. Connect without changing programs of HMI and PLC. Change Pro-face IoT Gateway settings on a Web browser after installation. The new Pro-face IoT Gateway, GP4G01, relays data communication between the HMI and the PLC. No ports and no program changes are required, and …

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IDEC LF1D/2D-EN Light Strips

IDEC is now offering intense, optimized luminescence at a more cost-effective price, these high-quality, rugged units are perfect for machine lighting in harsh environments. LF1D/2D-EN LED lighting units use a proprietary optical structure to reduce glare, reflection and multi-shadows, making them ideal for machine tools, food & beverage processing equipment, automotive, pharmaceutical/chemical applications in harsh environments and more. Plus, a high degree of protection ratings means these units can be mounted in applications where high-pressure and high-temperature wash downs are utilized. FEATURES IP67, IP67F, IP67G and IP69K protection ratings Durable polycarbonate or reinforced glass options Stainless steel front housing M12 …

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Phoenix Contact’s IE Interface VIPER Universal Marshalling NPL

Phoenix Contact’s new VIP-ER with Input/Output Accessories (IOAs) system, optimized for Honeywell Experion Universal I/O, helps process engineers get the most out of Universal I/O. The system combines high-speed marshalling with the ability to configure wiring functionality on a per-channel basis. The VIP-ER with IOAs consists of a base, along with several function-specific input/output modules and compatible accessories. The VIP-ER base serves as a universal foundation to connect any signal and easily marshal it back to the controller. The individual Input/Output Accessories can accept a wide variety of signal types, including: FEATURES Passive feed-through Fusing with BFI and disconnects Digital …

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Banner Engineering Wireless Switches and Push Buttons

New to Banner Engineering’s  Sure Cross Q45 Series of wireless sensors, serial nodes, switches and push buttons are two-button push buttons, non-contact magnetic sensors, and new models of their remote discrete input nodes and one-button push buttons. These models all feature a user-configurable multicolor LED indicator for local display of status. FEATURES Remote Monitoring & Control: Plug-and-play wireless solution is easy to setup, use, and reconfigure. Many Q45 models enable the monitoring, management, and actuation of devices in applications where access, infrastructure, movement, or mobility make wired solutions impractical, ineffective, or cost-prohibitive.  Simplified Ordering & Stocking: Red, yellow, green, and …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Bebco EPS 6500 SIL

Pepperl+Fuchs is proud to announce a major portfolio development for the Bebco EPS® 6500 purge system: SIL 2 certification from exida. Product Enhancement  The 6500 is an innovative automatic system delivering all the features you need for reliable, safe, hazardous location protection in a small, streamlined solution. Engineered for simple and functional safety operation, the Bebco EPS 6500 Series Ex pxb/pyb purge and pressurization system sets a new standard for SIL 2 global certified purge solutions.  All Certifications Are Not Equal  Unlike other solutions available today with claims of SIL-rated products, the 6500 SIL 2 approval certifies the entire system. …

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Banner Engineering R-GAGE Q240R Radar Sensor

R-GAGE™ Q240 Series Radar Sensors have a long 100 meter range and a very narrow beam pattern. They are available with dual discrete outputs or with an analog and a discrete output. FEATURES Extended range enables earlier detection of targets traveling at higher speeds Narrow beam pattern detects distant targets without detecting adjacent objects Analog output can provide location information and track objects Banner Engineering R-GAGE Q240R Radar Sensor Press Release Banner Engineering Datasheets

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Banner Engineering Protective Brackets for LE Series & LTF Series Laser Sensors

Banner Engineering’s new protective brackets are now available for LE Series and LTF Series Laser Sensors. They are designed to protect the sensors from impact and other industrial hazards, including weld slag. They can also be used as a physical barrier for operator lockout (in addition to push button lockout on the sensors).  You can purchase the full assembly consisting of two windows and a heavy-duty, stainless steel bracket or purchase the bracket and windows as separate units. Banner Engineering Protective Brackets for LE & LTF Series Laser Sensors Press Release Banner Engineering Datasheets

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