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LUTZE: Expanding LCIS Relay Product Portfolio
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LUTZE: Expanding LCIS Relay Product Portfolio

LUTZE has expanded its electromechanical LCIS relay portfolio with 12 units offering additional changeover contacts. New additions to the product portfolio are the LCIS 2 and LCIS 3 relay series. LCIS 2 series has units with 1 or 2 changeover contacts, and the LCIS 3 series has units with 4 changeover contacts. All new relay models are offered with the following rated voltages: 12V DC, 24V DC, 115V AC or 230V AC.

MENNEKES: SPEC Grade Sloped-Top Disconnects Are Now Available in 200A and 400A
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MENNEKES: SPEC Grade Sloped-Top Disconnects Are Now Available in 200A and 400A

MENNEKES has recently expanded its SPEC Grade Series of stainless steel motor disconnects to include 200A and 400A models. These units are the first on the market to combine these amperages in a sloped-top stainless steel enclosure. Compared to traditional knife-blade alternatives, these SPEC Grade units feature a UL 98 Listed rotary switch, providing a more compact and cost-effective footprint. They also feature a 15-degree sloped roof to facilitate liquid runoff in washdown areas, minimizing potential for harborage contamination.

binder: 709/719 Snap-In Series Safe to Use and Contamination-Proof
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binder: 709/719 Snap-In Series Safe to Use and Contamination-Proof

binder is offering its 709- and 719-series products with a new overmolding for the straight versions. The connectors featuring snap-in locking are characterized by high retention forces – measured against their size – but can still be quickly mated and unmated. These properties are beneficial in metrology and medical-device-technology applications, for example, which are subject to enhanced functional safety requirements.

icotek: New BES Brush Strips for Cable Management
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icotek: New BES Brush Strips for Cable Management

The new icotek BES brush strips are a practical solution for organizing network cables in 10 inch (BES 10) and 19 inch (BES 19) switch cabinets from various manufacturers. They are characterized by their tool-less assembly and disassembly thanks to the integrated spring locks. To install or remove the brush strips, simply release the spring locks on both sides.

Schneider Electric: SpaceLogic AS-B Automation Server
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Schneider Electric: SpaceLogic AS-B Automation Server

SpaceLogic AS-B Automation Server (formerly known as SmartX AS-B Server) is at the core of an EcoStruxure BMS. It is a powerful device with built-in power supply and flexible on-board I/O that can act as a stand-alone server and also monitor and manage field bus devices. With a smaller form factor and all-in-one design, the SpaceLogic AS-B server provides a cost effective control solution that minimizes your total installation costs.

Schneider Electric, in Collaboration With Intel and Red Hat Delivers Next-Generation, Open Automation Infrastructure
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Schneider Electric, in Collaboration With Intel and Red Hat Delivers Next-Generation, Open Automation Infrastructure

Schneider Electric, in collaboration with the technology companies Intel and Red Hat, has recently announced the release of a Distributed Control Node (DCN) software framework. An extension of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Automation Expert, this new framework enables industrial companies to move to a software-defined, plug-and-produce solution, allowing them to enhance their operations, ensure quality, reduce  complexity, and optimize costs.

Hammond Manufacturing: 1481SDH Series Deep Hinged HMI Cover Kits
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Hammond Manufacturing: 1481SDH Series Deep Hinged HMI Cover Kits

Introducing the 1481SDH Series Deep Hinged HMI Cover Kits from Hammond Manufacturing. These extra deep kits are designed to provide protection and easy access to components and equipment installed inside an enclosure, with your choice of 14 gauge mild steel or 316L stainless steel frames. These HMI cover kits maintain the environmental protection levels of enclosures; the painted mild steel maintains Type 4 and 12, while stainless steel maintains Type 4, 4X and 12.

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nVent Hoffman: HN 3R Side-Mount Filter Fans

Introducing the HN 3R Side-Mount Filter Fans from nVent Hoffman. HN 3R Side-Mount Filter Fans quickly install into enclosures with a click-fit design; no tools or screws required, and the grilles open with the flick of a finger for easy filter replacement. There is a reverse airflow option on items ending with “R” available to push/pull air through higher static pressure, and a standard rope gasket provides a proper seal to the enclosure, as well as similar cut-out sizes as other filter fan manufacturers.

Siemens: NEMA 30mm Pushbuttons
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Siemens: NEMA 30mm Pushbuttons

The Siemens family of 30mm pilot devices and pushbuttons are designed to stand up to the punishing water, dust and oil environments of American manufacturing, offering three classes of sophistication: Sleek 30mm designed pushbuttons, Standard duty control stations, hazardous location pilot devices, oiltight pilot devices, and break glass emergency stations.

icotek: Expansion of the KEL-DPZ-KX/KL Cable Entry Plate Series 
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icotek: Expansion of the KEL-DPZ-KX/KL Cable Entry Plate Series 

KEL-DPZ cable entry plates are designed to route and seal a large number cables without connectors, hoses or fibre optics (from 1.5 mm to 22 mm in diameter) in limited space. The KEL-DPZ products are a cost and time saving alternative to traditional cable glands. The KEL-DPZ-KX/KL (IP65) size was created especially for Rittal KL/KX terminal boxes. It was designed for routing up to 72 cables through the pre-cut standard cut-out. The self-tapping screws required for assembly are included in the scope of delivery.

Pilz: PNOZ m ES 16DI PNOZmulti 2 Small Controller Input Module
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Pilz: PNOZ m ES 16DI PNOZmulti 2 Small Controller Input Module

Have you selected the appropriate base unit for your application? Various expansion modules can be docked to a PNOZmulti 2 base unit, depending on the requirement: For example: I/O modules, motion monitoring modules and link modules. To monitor pushbuttons and other digital sensors, you can use the input module PNOZ m ES 16DI for standard applications. Configurable in the software tool PNOZmulti Configurator from Version 11.3, 16 digital inputs are available for the connection of pushbuttons and other digital sensors.

AutomationDirect: WAGO ECO2 Series Power Supplies
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AutomationDirect: WAGO ECO2 Series Power Supplies

AutomationDirect has recently added WAGO Eco2 series power supplies that offer performance and value, featuring high efficiency and a compact, space-saving design, making them ideal for space-limited applications. These economical power supplies provide reliable performance and long service life for a variety of applications such as industrial automation, building management systems, machine control, and robotics.

Banner Engineering: Q2X Miniature Photoelectric Sensor
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Banner Engineering: Q2X Miniature Photoelectric Sensor

Banner announces two new modes to the Q2X series of miniature photoelectric sensors: Laser Measurement and the Fixed-Field. The Q2X Laser Measurement sensor’s powerful beam can measure farther with the industry’s longest sensing range for a sensor in a compact housing, while the Q2X Fixed-Field sensor simplifies installation with no configurations or setup required.

Emerson: New PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact PC Built to Connect Industrial Floor to Cloud
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Emerson: New PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact PC Built to Connect Industrial Floor to Cloud

Emerson has recently announced the new PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact Industrial PC (IPC), a rugged industrial computer designed to handle a wide range of machine and discrete part manufacturing automation applications. The new solution is designed to serve manufacturing sites and OEM machine builders who need a ruggedized, compact, durable IPC to cost-effectively support their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and other digital transformation initiatives.

OKW: MOTEC Compact Desktop/Portable Instrument Enclosures, Now With Sloping Front
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OKW: MOTEC Compact Desktop/Portable Instrument Enclosures, Now With Sloping Front

OKW’s MOTEC desktop/portable electronic instrument enclosures are now available with a sloping front for more ergonomic viewing and operation. MOTEC is ideal for measurement and control, feedback control, peripheral devices and interfaces, switchboxes, modems, laboratory equipment, medical and wellness electronics. These stylish compact enclosures are now available with a sloping plastic control panel (accessory) that is recessed to accommodate a membrane keypad. The alternative is a flat aluminum front/rear panel (accessory).

AutomationDirect: Additional Wera Screwdriving Tools, Wrenches, Tool Sets, and More
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AutomationDirect: Additional Wera Screwdriving Tools, Wrenches, Tool Sets, and More

AutomationDirect has added more quality Wera tool choices to their great selection of industrial tools. Wera is a well-known manufacturer of quality, ergonomic, and safety-oriented tools. The new additions include Kraftform Plus standard hex tip screwdrivers and slotted terminal block tools, Kraftform Micro precision screwdrivers, Zyklop Mini ratcheting screwdrivers with internal multi-bit sets, Kraftform Kompakt t-handles, Hex-Plus hex and Torx key sets, and Joker self-adjusting VDE-insulated spanner wrenches.