Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Profibus Concentrator can interface 6 sensors.

September 26, 2016

By allowing users to connect multiple GF Signet sensors, GF actuated valves, and other products to their automation system, Signet 3-0486-D Profibus Concentrator minimizes wires, cables, set-up time, and maintenance. Unit can interface 6 sensors, plus additional 4–20 mA current loop input and output channel with proportionally controlled actuated valves or other 4–20 mA devices. Device meets UL, CSA, and IEC61010 Safety approvals and is certified by Profibus International. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Condition Monitoring System enhances plant awareness.

September 26, 2016

Installed within minutes, Fluke Condition Monitoring provides voltage, current, temperature, and power sensors that can be moved between assets or left in place for continuous monitoring. Scalable solution delivers continuous data and alarms, viewable via Fluke Connect® Condition Monitoring software on smartphone or Web browser, needed to prevent equipment downtime. Along with wireless sensors, features include gateway with 30 ft range and cloud-based software for measurement recording. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Micro Laser has lightweight, compact design.

September 26, 2016

At 40 g and 3 in. long, MicroJewel Nd:YAG laser is suited for such applications as portable and handheld LIBS, LIDAR, and velocimetry applications and industrial photonics market. Inline resonator contributes to space/weight reduction, while integrated thermal management system and mono-block style design with military grade mounting for resonator optics promote reliability. Design also allows for creation of different optical configurations that can be optimized for different parameters. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Compact DPSS Nd:YAG Laser suits portable, handheld applications.

September 26, 2016

At 3 in. long x .50 in. dia and 40 g, MicroJewel Q-switched, Nd:YAG, DPSS laser delivers 8 mJ of energy at 1,064 nm. Features include space- and weight-saving inline resonator as well as integrated thermal management. Suitable for portable and hand-held applications requiring high reliability, this micro-laser delivers shot to shot stability with pulse duration of 7.5 nsec ±1.5 nsec. Other parameters include beam divergence of ≥3.0 mrad and beam diameter of 1.0 mm ±0.4 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Pressure Transmitter provides CANbus outputs.

September 26, 2016

Supplied in welded, hermetically sealed, stainless steel housing measuring less than 1 in. diameter, Model EPT1005 is available with pressure ranges from 1–20,000 psi. Electronically compensated unit is designed for use in rugged environments with temperatures from -40 to +250°F. Utilizing piezoresistive silicon sensor technology, transmitter provides hysteresis and repeatability of <0.01% and static accuracy of 0.1%. Long term repeatability is <0.1% FS/yr. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mass Flow Meters and Controllers suit high pressure systems.

September 26, 2016

Operating on systems up to 320 psia, MQ Series Flow Meters and MCQ Series Mass Flow Controllers measure mass flow rate, volumetric flow rates, and pressures. Units provide 10 ms sensor response speeds and sub-100 ms control response times. Preloaded with up to 98 on-board gas calibrations, instruments feature multivariate interface displays, as well as serial and analog connections. Each comes with NIST-traceable calibration certificate demonstrating 2% FS accuracy. Read More

HVAC

Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners come in 3-phase models.

September 26, 2016

Part of York® LX Series, 14 SEER THE Split System Heat Pumps and TCD Air Conditioners support 3-phase, 230/460 V light-commercial applications. Available in 2.5–5 ton models, systems use R-410A refrigerant and employ condenser coils constructed from copper tubing and aluminum fins. Post-painted steel coil guards with extruded louvers eliminate sharp edges while protecting coils from external damage. To prevent corrosion and fading, cabinet is post-painted with automotive grade powder-coat paint. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bellows Vacuum Cups persevere in short-cycle applications.

September 26, 2016

Featuring dimensionally stable body and soft, low-marking sealing lip, SP-BX Series Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups facilitate gentle and reliable lifting, handling, and placement of hot, delicate, curved, and rough plastic parts. Construction is of oil-, ozone-, and wear-resistant polyurethane composite material that withstands temperatures up to 122°F as well as regular contact with abrasive surfaces over extended periods. Bellows are available with 1.5 or 2.5 folds. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Scope supports signature analysis.

September 26, 2016

Based on 2-channel 200 kHz oscilloscope sampling at 2 MSa/s, Syscomp SIG-101 Signature Analyzer includes 12-bit arbitrary waveform generator and 8-bit digital I/O port. Waveform generator can be used to create swept, stationary, or noise test signals, or provide PWM outputs. Combined, oscilloscope and waveform generator provide Vector Network Analysis, yielding Bode plots that graph frequency response of circuit. SIG-101 also provides calibrated signature analysis to detect PCB faults. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Molding Machine ranges from 67-596 U.S. tons.

September 26, 2016

Featuring energy-saving Mars technology, Mars II Eco is U.S./UL safety compliant with 460 V power as standard. Servo-hydraulic injection molding machine is equipped with 2 air circuits for part ejection: one on stationary platen and one on movable platen. Additional air circuits are optional. System includes KEBA 1075 control and SPI robot interface as standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Electric Injection Molding Machine features hydraulic circuit.

September 26, 2016

Available from 45–730 U.S. tons, Zhafir Zeres Series includes integrated hydraulic circuit to facilitate molding applications which require core pull or sophisticated ejector functions. Hydraulic core pull interface (circuit) is installed on moving platen and provides more flow and increased pressure compared to external power pack solutions. Pressure and flow rates are adjustable via machine’s controller. Software is included to control up to 3 hydraulic circuits. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Metric/PG/NPT Cable Glands deliver protection to IP68.

September 26, 2016

Bimed cable glands secure wire or cable to electrical equipment while providing strain relief as well as protection from dust, dirt, and liquids. In addition to being used conjunction with cable and wiring throughout electrical instrumentation and automation system industries, these products support use as sealing and termination device. Rated to IP68, cable glands come in metric (M12–M63), Pg (PG7–PG48), and NPT (3/8–1 in.) thread sizes and with brass or plastic housings.
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Materials & Material Processing

Black 100% Recycled Content Masterbatch delivers sustainability.

September 26, 2016

Made of 100% recycled carbon black from post-consumer tires, ECOBlack product provides sustainable alternative to conventional carbon black. ECOBlack 40 consists of polyethylene-based masterbatch and can be used in such traditional applications as film, sheet, and molded items. Material supports use at typical masterbatch letdown ratios of from 2%–5%. Possible areas of use include automotive and office furniture applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mill Duty Cable Reel features linear spring motor.

September 26, 2016

Designed for high-duty cycle material handling cranes, RhinoReel™ features flush-mounted torque adjustment screw on end of each motor, with side gauge so users can visually check how many pre-tension turns are on each linear coil spring. LED indicator on end of each motor shows if spring has lost tension for any reason. Linear spring is safe to handle and can be changed out without taking reel down from crane. Made with heavy steel plate, RhinoReel handles demanding reel needs. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Barcode Tracking, Labeling Systems foster traceability.

September 26, 2016

Through its interface, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) systems enable processor/packer to handle, label, and track products, field to customer, from any location. Label applicators provide hands-free, automated labeling of individual cases for PTI and other customer requirements, and functionality lets users monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory, and record shipments. SIMBA runs on scanners, tablets, or touchscreen computers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Cache Controller IP Core augments 32-bit processors.

September 26, 2016

Supporting 4-way associative cache memory, CACHE-CTRL enables addition of single or multilevel cache memory to systems using cache-less 32-bit processors such as BA20 PipeLineZero™ or ARM® Cortex®-M0 processors. Controller uses standard AMBA® AHB processor and memory interfaces, and supports clock gating. When configured with 8 words per line and 256 lines per set (1024 lines in total), controller synthesizes to about 9,000 equivalent NAND2 gates. Read More

Lubricants, Materials & Material Processing

Die Release Agents utilize heat-activated additive.

September 26, 2016

DIE SLICK® die lubricants with Smart Polymer™ Technology, a heat-activated additive, are able to form evenly distributed, tough, protective die coating when exposed to hot areas of die and do not accumulate residue in cooler areas. Within die casting industry applications, these poperties reduce solder on castings while enhancing release and wetting characteristics. Use also results in bright and clean castings and can help increase productivity. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Channel Emulator supports LTE-Hi small cell testing.

September 26, 2016

Equipped with flexible integrated LTE interference source, Propsim F32 enables manufacturers and mobile operators to verify performance of devices and network equipment with LTE-Hotspots and Indoor (LTE-Hi) small cell and LTE-LAA dual connectivity technology support. Device offers multi-link capability and up to 6 GHz band support. Users can assess all existing, as well as planned, LTE-LAA Carrier Aggregation and Wi-Fi-offloading field deployment scenarios. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Real-Time Automation Controller has broad communications support.

September 26, 2016

Complementing existing support for IEC 61850 MMS Client, MMS Server, and Generic Object-Oriented Substation Event (GOOSE) communications, Real-Time Automation Controllers (RTACs) support IEC 61850 manufacturing message specification (MMS) File Services and Edition 2 compliance. RTACs, performing interoperable, high-speed automation and control for substations, also facilitate gathering of COMTRADE disturbance records from intelligent electronic devices (IEDs). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PCB Connector eliminates need for additional header, soldering.

September 26, 2016

Available in 1–16 positions and with 5 mm centerline, SDC 2.5 connectors plug directly into PCB via through-contacted bore holes. SKEDD plug-in technology facilitates PCB mounting without tools; each contact pin is made up of 2 flexible halves that adjust to plated through-holes on PCB; and integrated body-bound rivets lock connectors into place and form vibration-resistant connection upon through-hole insertion of contact. Wires can be terminated to connector with push-in spring connection. Read More