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WAGO: New 4- and 8-Channel Electronic Circuit Breakers (ECBs) – Configuration, Control and Monitoring for a Large Number of Channels
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WAGO: New 4- and 8-Channel Electronic Circuit Breakers (ECBs) – Configuration, Control and Monitoring for a Large Number of Channels

Six new products are joining WAGO’s selection of ECBs. WAGO’s 4- and 8-channel electronic circuit breakers will soon come equipped with a communication interface. These devices allow a choice among IO-Link, Modbus RTU and Manchester protocol for configuration, control and monitoring. Combining them with a controller makes it possible to read out current values, adjust tripping thresholds, configure behavior in limiting ranges, set an individual pre-warning and switch and reset channels individually.

What Makes the New Stainless Steel AX and KX Ideal Wall Mount Enclosures for Harsh Environments
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What Makes the New Stainless Steel AX and KX Ideal Wall Mount Enclosures for Harsh Environments

Traditionally, wall mount industrial enclosures have been known more for their flexibility and capacity to help reduce a manufacturer’s automation footprint. While Rittal’s line of AX KX enclosures already demonstrate a high level of durability, the new AX KX stainless steel (SS) enclosure is designed specifically to prioritize industry-leading strength, protection, and reliability to help manufacturers increase productivity and reduce downtime. 

AutomationDirect: More WAGO Pro2 Series Power Supplies
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AutomationDirect: More WAGO Pro2 Series Power Supplies

AutomationDirect has added more power output options to their selection of WAGO Pro2 series performance power supplies. The new additions include 12 VDC single-phase power supplies with 120 or 180W outputs, 24 VDC three-phase power supplies with 120 or 240W outputs, and 48 VDC single- and three-phase power supplies with outputs up to 960W. With TopBoost, PowerBoost, and parameterizable overload behavior, WAGO Pro2 power supplies protect equipment and provide intelligent current and switching modes.

Amphenol TPC Wire & Cable: New ATPC Medium Voltage Cables
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Amphenol TPC Wire & Cable: New ATPC Medium Voltage Cables

Recently, Amphenol TPC Wire & Cable has proudly announced the launch of its latest innovation: ATPC Medium Voltage Cables. Senior Product Manager, Dave Sedivy states “Our new ATPC Type MV cables expand our existing medium voltage cable offerings with additional options for conductor, insulation, and jacket materials. We are focused on providing a durable product at competitive prices and minimizing lead time to the customer.”

Pepperl+Fuchs: New Tab-IND Industrial Tablet Series for Non-Ex Applications
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Pepperl+Fuchs: New Tab-IND Industrial Tablet Series for Non-Ex Applications

In addition to the constantly growing enterprise mobility portfolio, Pepperl+Fuchs and its Finnish subsidiary Aava Mobile Oy are introducing a rugged tablet series in accordance with MIL-STD-810H for use in the industry. The slim Windows-based devices in the Tab-IND series are available with an 8-inch and 10-inch display and offer numerous customization options as well as an extensive range of accessories.

AutomationDirect: Pfannenberg PYRA and PATROL Series Signal Beacons
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AutomationDirect: Pfannenberg PYRA and PATROL Series Signal Beacons

AutomationDirect has added Pfannenberg PYRA and PATROL series heavy-duty signal beacons to their growing lineup of visual and audible signaling devices. These versatile devices can withstand severe environments, are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and satisfy numerous alarm, warning, and indication requirements. The PYRA series focuses on visual alerts and is ideal for discrete and compact visual signaling. The PATROL series provides combined audible and visual alarms and is best suited for harsh or noisy environments where loud alarms and bright strobes are crucial for attracting attention.

METCASE: Custom-Vented COMBIMET 19” Rack Cases Just Got Cooler
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METCASE: Custom-Vented COMBIMET 19” Rack Cases Just Got Cooler

METCASE’s versatile COMBIMET 19″ rack cases can now be specified with custom ventilation for greater heat dissipation. Other modifications are also available on request. COMBIMET 19″ is METCASE’s biggest, most advanced and most cost-effective range of rack cases – making it popular for applications including networking and communications equipment, industrial computers, sound and studio systems, laboratory instruments and industrial control. These robust aluminum enclosures are available with (or without) vented top and base panels as standard. They can also be custom machined to meet specific ventilation requirements, such as mountings for fans.

icotek: UT Cable Grommet, Split U-Shaped, for Cables with Connectors, Tool-Less Assembly/up to IP54
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icotek: UT Cable Grommet, Split U-Shaped, for Cables with Connectors, Tool-Less Assembly/up to IP54

The UT cable grommet is an U-shaped cable bushing and makes it possible to route single pre-connectorized cables as well as standard cables with a diameter range of 4 to 11 mm into enclosures. The wall thickness of the enclosure can be from 1 to 4 mm. The UT is a split grommet that can be mounted around the cable. The UT grommet is ideal for installation on the lower part of the enclosure.

Balluff: IO-Link Wireless – Intelligent, Networked, Wireless
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Balluff: IO-Link Wireless – Intelligent, Networked, Wireless

Combining industrial networks with the IO-Link communication standard is an essential building block of the smart factory of the future. Up to now, intelligent sensors and actuators as well as binary and/or analog devices have been integrated via cables. However, process- and factory-automation applications are increasingly using wireless technologies, since they have many advantages. IO-Link Wireless offers a promising new standard. Balluff’s extensive IO-Link portfolio includes sensors with different operating principles as well as an unrivaled range of network and connection technology. With IO-Link Wireless, Balluff is expanding it’s portfolio in a modern and future-proof way that maintains system integration and compatibility.

OKW: New DIATEC Low-Profile Wall-Mount Enclosure Options
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OKW: New DIATEC Low-Profile Wall-Mount Enclosure Options

OKW’s stylish DIATEC plastic enclosures for wall-mount and table-top electronics are now available in two standard colors: off-white (RAL 9002) and lava. These highly attractive enclosures are ideal for communications and network equipment, IoT/IIoT, gateways, peripherals, data systems engineering, security and access control, measurement and control, medical/wellness and laboratory technology. DIATEC’s modern, flat design suits both living and working environments. Its central control panel is recessed to accommodate a keypad, touch screen or display. There is a second recessed area for interfaces, plug-in connections and cable glands. Knockouts in the base enable easy wall mounting with no visible fixings.

Siemens: New Sinamics V20 Smart Access Web Server Module
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Siemens: New Sinamics V20 Smart Access Web Server Module

Siemens has recently announced the launch of its Sinamics V20 Smart Access web server module, designed to mount directly onto the drive, transforming a mobile device or laptop into a virtual operator panel for drive control. By providing a wi-fi hot spot, the wireless connection on this module facilitates setup, programming, commissioning, production monitoring and maintenance on a variety of machines and production equipment. A simple, embedded graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy use of the Sinamics V20 in every phase of operation.  No separate app is required, nor is a written operator manual needed, making operation of this new server module and subsequent drive control highly intuitive and easy-to-learn.

ABB: New ProcessMaster FEW630 Flowmeter Offers Robust and Simplified Solution for Water and Wastewater Applications
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ABB: New ProcessMaster FEW630 Flowmeter Offers Robust and Simplified Solution for Water and Wastewater Applications

ABB has recently launched ProcessMaster FEW630, a new robust and easy to use electromagnetic flowmeter for municipal and industrial water and wastewater flow measurement. With this launch, ABB simplifies the selection, operation, maintenance and servicing of its electromagnetic flowmeters in response to the evolving needs of the water and wastewater industry. The ProcessMaster FEW630 advances water and wastewater flow measurement by utilizing a modular design that can be tailored to meet an extended range of specific requirements in municipal and industrial applications. It meets industry demands for greater robustness and reduced maintenance.

Omron: New NXR EtherCAT Expands NXR Series Portfolio – Simplifying Remote IO Maintenance and IIoT Adoption
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Omron: New NXR EtherCAT Expands NXR Series Portfolio – Simplifying Remote IO Maintenance and IIoT Adoption

OMRON Automation Americas launches the NXR EtherCAT, an addition to the existing NXR Series Remote IO portfolio. The NXR EtherCAT offers solutions that simplify remote IO maintenance operations while retaining all the advantages of remote IO, even in challenging industrial environments. The NXR Remote IO series provides value across multiple positions in an organization. From supply chain being able to reduce model numbers and inventory, to simplifying setup time for automation engineers, the NXR series offers a flexible Remote IO solution allowing companies to realize the value of IIoT more easily. The NXR configuration flexibility allows IO-Link and digital IO to be combined easily into one part number.

Carlo Gavazzi: New RM1D060D3 Solid State Relay Expands RM1D Series DC SSR Portfolio
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Carlo Gavazzi: New RM1D060D3 Solid State Relay Expands RM1D Series DC SSR Portfolio

Carlo Gavazzi is excited to introduce the expansion of its RM1D Series Solid State Relays, which will now include a 3 Amp DC rated version. This new addition, the RM1D060D3, will have a rated output voltage of up to 60 VDC. This extension was inspired by evolving market research that showed a large portion of the DC solid state relay market was less than or equal to 3 Amps DC. A key market driver of this addition is the electrification of vehicles. The team at Carlo Gavazzi is always striving to improve it’s offering and align the company with the market and competitors.

B&K Precision: 390B Series True RMS Digital Multimeters
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B&K Precision: 390B Series True RMS Digital Multimeters

B&K Precision has recently announced the 390B Series True RMS Digital Multimeters. This series delivers a comprehensive set of features and reliable performance for engineers and technicians. The series includes four models equipped with an easy-to-read, auto-backlit dual display, a wide range of measurement functions, data logging capabilities, and CAT III 1000 V / CAT IV 600 V protection. When working in low light environments, the auto on/off backlight adjusts for best visibility while maximizing battery life. The series delivers stable and accurate readings featuring models with a display count of up to 100,000.

Carlo Gavazzi: SPPE Series Panel Mounting Enclosed Power Supplies Offer High Performance and Compact Dimensions
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Carlo Gavazzi: SPPE Series Panel Mounting Enclosed Power Supplies Offer High Performance and Compact Dimensions

The SPPE series consists of 6 housings for 7 power ranges, starting from the 25 W model (55x25x80(H) mm) to the maximum 350 W model (106x30x179(H) mm). SPPE’s compact housing design saves up to 42% panel space and up to 55% in weight, making it ideal for space-limited applications. The high quality of the SPPE power supplies is certified by a series of industry approvals: CE, UKCA, UL 62368. The SPPE series is extremely suitable for applications where high efficiency and wide operating temperature exist. These power supplies assure high operating efficiency up to 91.5%, and wide operating temperature range from -40ºC to +85ºC (-40ºF to +185ºF) except 25 W models that promise -30ºC to +70ºC (-22ºF to +158ºF).