A Control Circuit Device regulates and manages the operation of an electrical circuit by turning on or off the circuit. The control device regulates or limits the condition within the circuit by controlling the voltage and current. Examples of control circuit devices used are switches, solenoids, and relays. Noark is a reliable manufacturer of high-quality circuit control devices used in a wide range of industrial and motor applications. Learn more about circuit control devices and how you can partner with Noark.
Boosting Machine Performance: How Motors, Drives and PLCs Enable Success
By Johann Arndt, Global Product Line Manager Automation, ABB Drives
In today’s competitive market, machine builders face pressure to deliver highly reliable, cost-effective, sustainable and energy-efficient machines. Customers also expect new equipment to be compatible with digitalization and automation technologies. The key to meeting these customer expectations is using high-quality, advanced variable speed drives (VSDs) also known as variable frequency drives (VFDs), or just drives, along with programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
This webinar presented by Beth Lessard and Keith Cordero will be highlighting three Panduit solutions that will optimize network equipment and cabling to ensure that your spaces are efficiently and properly managed to support ever-evolving business needs of today and beyond. Products that will be featured include PanZone TrueEdge Wall Mount Enclsoure, Cable Managers, and Adjustable Depth 4-Post Rack.
Editor’s Pick: Featured Product News
Omron Advances PMAC Platform to Continue to Solve Unique Challenges for Users
Omron Automation has expanded the Programmable Multi-Axis Controllers (PMAC) portfolio. Designed to facilitate ease of use, the PMAC platform encompasses a range of form factors that enable seamless integration into specialized machinery.
A few of the key additions made to the PMAC platform are the CK5M, CK3M Laser Module, CK3C, and CK3A.
Noark Electric and EPLAN Partner with 4,500 New Components
Noark Electric is proud to announce we have partnered with EPLAN to provide over 4,500 new components to their Data Portal, a step that will improve the level of high-quality electrical components available to North American businesses.
Products for Panel Builders
Balluff’s new CIP Safety I/O module safely connects sensors and actuators to industrial controllers, even in harsh environments. Its IP67 protection rating means it can be mounted directly on the machine, like Balluff’s IO-Link and standard I/O modules, to easily connect safety devices without spending the time and effort on traditional wiring terminations. Read More…
The Modicon M241 is a Micro PLC designed to handle more advanced machine automation with a mixture of hardwired I/O and automation bus/communications with devices such as drives, motion, remote I/O and HMIs. The M241 has generous offer of Serial, Ethernet and CANopen communication ports in addition to USB and SD provisions. It’s available with either 24… Read More…
Editor’s Pick: Featured Article
How To Avoid Being Left Behind in Electrical Design
The aim of all computer-aided design (CAD) systems is to improve design efficiency, and the way that these software platforms enable better practices, greater accuracy and increased productivity is changing all the time. The latest generation of electrical CAD platforms, such as EPLAN, incorporate a wide variety of digital automation features to boost efficiency, encourage greater standardization and save engineer’s valuable time.
With so much rapid change in the sector, how can you avoid being left behind in your electrical design practices and standards?
EPLAN Platform 2024: Greater ease of use
EPLAN continues to focus on optimizing the quality of the user experience in the most current version of the software. Following performance improvement for designing in 2D and 3D in the previous versions, the EPLAN Platform 2024 promises yet another boost in ease of use.
A Control Circuit Device regulates and manages the operation of an electrical circuit by turning on or off the circuit. The control device regulates or limits the condition within the circuit by controlling the voltage and current. Examples of control circuit devices used are switches, solenoids, and relays. Noark is a reliable manufacturer of high-quality… Read More…
Interview With Martin Rostan on 20 Years of EtherCAT and the EtherCAT Technology Group – Powerful and Future-Proof Technology Plus an Active Community
EtherCAT offers numerous technological advantages, but it has also benefited immensely over the past two decades from the disclosure of the protocol and the foundation of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) related with it. In the following interview, Martin Rostan, Executive Director of ETG, describes the most important aspects of these two sides to the… Read More…
Save Big with Weidmuller’s MCB AC/DC Series Circuit Breakers
Looking to upgrade your electrical system without breaking the bank? Weidmuller’s MCB AC/DC Series Circuit Breakers are now available at up to 75% off. With a wide range of accessories like approved cuttable busbars, auxiliary contacts, and shunt-trip devices, you can customize your setup to fit your needs perfectly.
Download the flyer to see the full list of eligible breakers.
News for Panel Builders
JMS Energy, Inc., and Phoenix Contact have joined forces to deliver advanced solutions for renewable energy. JMS Energy will install and support Phoenix Contact’s solutions for the renewable energy space. The collaboration brings together the expertise of both companies—JMS Energy’s extensive experience in wind farm production and Phoenix Contact’s 100-year history in electrical engineering and… Read More…
Schneider Electric Appoints Heather Cykoski as Senior Vice President of Industrial Automation, U.S.A. & Process Automation, Canada
Schneider Electric has recently announced the appointment of Heather Cykoski as Senior Vice President, Industrial Automation, U.S.A. & Process Automation, Canada. In this role, Cykoski is focusing on accelerating growth of Industrial Automation, inclusive of discrete, hybrid, and process manufacturing, in the United States and Canada. She will also work closely with local and global… Read More…