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Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Patlite LED Stack Light Signal Towers feature prism-cut lens design.

March 15, 2017

Presented in 25mm, 30mm, 40mm and 70mm sizes, Patlite Pre-Assembled LED Stack Light Signal Towers offer high intensity LED illumination. Ideal for tight spaces, 25mm ME/MES series is designed to be direct mounted. With an ABS resin main body, 30mm MP/MPS series signal towers offer superior impact and heat resistance. 40mm LCE series signal towers feature low maintenance and 70mm LS7 Series... Read More

Controls & Controllers

BRX Programmable Logic Controllers come with Do-more Designer software.

March 3, 2017

Available in M series (no onboard I/O), 10-point series, 18-point series and 36-point series form factors, BRX Programmable Logic Controllers feature stackable design. Designed with built-in data logging, motion control, serial and Ethernet communication, controllers come with hot-swappable POM. M-series controllers can be expanded with I/O module option and BRX 10-point, 18-point and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

RHINO PSL Series DC Power Supplies feature DIN rail mounting adapter.

February 16, 2017

Available in 5, 12 and 24 VDC adjustable outputs with power rating in 7.5 W to 91 W ranges, RHINO PSL series DC power supplies are operated with 90 to 264 VAC input voltage. Featuring DC-OK LED indicator, units are designed to fit in shallow-depth enclosure. Product is used with PLCs, HMIs and Ethernet switches.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers

EPS-Series Digital Pressure Sensor can be set up using pushbutton.

February 9, 2017

Capable of measuring in range from vacuum up to 5800 psig, EPS Series Digital Pressure Sensors are suitable for industrial pressure measurement and indication in gas and liquid applications. Units achieve atmospheric pressure reference at 4-pin M12 electrical connection. Featuring 1/4in. NPT male process connection, sensors come with two color digital displays and two LEDs for output status.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

MTRP-Series 56HC IronHorse® AC Motors meet RoHS, CSA and EU standards.

February 4, 2017

Available from 1 hp to 3 hp rating with 1800 and 3600 RPM models, MTRP-Series 56HC IronHorse® AC Motors comes with TEFC frames, cast aluminum end bells and removable mounting bases. Offering 4:1 constant torque and 10:1 variable torque speed ranges, rolled steel motors meet RoHS and Low Voltage Directives, and are CSA and EU certified.

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

HydroMode Fittings feature hose barbs with male NPT threads.

January 27, 2017

Available in NSF approved materials with NSF-51® and NSF-61® certifications, HydroMode™ push-to-connect fittings can be used with polyethylene and other flexible tubing. Having up to 145psi at 70°C pressure and Shore A 98 hardness rating, product comes in 5/32 in. to 1/2 in. sizes and black, blue, natural, red, yellow, green, and white colors. Unit's body and collet of fittings are... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

XTP Series Transmitter Probes eliminate need for separate adapter fittings.

January 20, 2017

Available in 30, 50, 100, or 150mm insertion lengths and two integral male NPT 1/4-in. or 1/2-in. sizes, XTP Series Transmitter Probes feature stainless steel threaded thermowells. Using Pro-sense XT-Soft software, probes can be programmed in output, fault condition reaction and range limits of -58 to 302°F and is designed with M12 disconnection allows connection to 4-20mA output signal.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Stride SE2 Series Switches come in IP30 metal casing.

January 16, 2017

Available with 12-48 VDC or 18-30 VAC redundant power input, Stride SE2 Series Switches feature “plug and play” design. Having wide operating temperature range, units feature reverse polarity protection. Offering up to 16 ports, product also come with Gigabit Ethernet and SFP options. Meeting IEC60068-2 standards, switches are designed for noisy industrial power and industrial... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

LPF and SPF Series RFID Safety Switches provide protection from tampering.

December 16, 2016

Available in 2m, 5m, or 10m pigtail and 250 mm quick disconnect styles, LPF and SPF Series RFID Safety Switches feature plastic housings. Providing protection up to category 4 when used with dual channel safety relays, RFID non contact switches offer high misalignment tolerance, sensing distance of more than 10 mm and are rated IP69K standards.

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TA20 Series Air Conditioners are equipped with anti short cycle protection.

December 16, 2016

Available in TA20-0 and TA20-1 models, TA20 Series Air Conditioners are rated to NEMA 4, 4X, and 12 standards. Designed for 7 or 8-inch deep enclosures, TA20-0 frame size 1,000 BTU/H offered in 120VAC and 48VDC voltages. Features smooth, flat side 10-inch deep enclosures, TA20-1 2,000 BTU/H are available in 120VAC and 230VAC voltage ratings and are charged with CFC free refrigerant.

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Nitra Pneumatics Valves and Manifolds are suitable for electrical control systems.

December 2, 2016

AutomationDirect releases Nitra Pneumatics new Valves and Manifolds. BVS-3 Series Modular Solenoid Valves are available in normally open or normally closed configurations with 12VDC, 24VDC, or 120VAC coils and are also offered in low current models with 3VDC, 5VDC, 12VDC or 24VDC coils. Simplifying mounting and wiring of BVS series solenoid valves, BVS Series Manifolds are made of sturdy... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O Modules feature pre-wired ZIPLinks wiring systems.

November 9, 2016

Available in 8, 15 and 32 point, Productivity2000 Programmable Controller line Input/Ouput modules provide 100-120 VAC , 3.3-24 VDC and 12-24 VDC input output modules respectively and offers easy connections for photo eyes, proximity sensors, limit switches, pushbuttons, light curtains. Designed in 12-bit, low-resolution, 4-channel, current and voltage analog I/O modules helps in measuring and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Synchronous Timing Belts, Pulleys suit small motor applications.

October 21, 2016

At ¼ in. wide, 0.080 in. pitch SureMotion MXL series timing belts are offered in neoprene with fiberglass reinforcement or urethane with polyester reinforcement. Neoprene belts, exhibiting resilience and flame resistance, come in lengths from 36–500 teeth, while urethane belts, with resistance to wear, oil, and ozone, come in lengths from 36–400 teeth. Ranging in size from... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Crimping Tools feature self-adjusting design.

October 17, 2016

Available in square and hexagonal crimp styles, Self-Adjusting Crimping Tools are designed for crimping ferrules and wire end sleeves. Tools feature ergonomically shaped handles with hardness and surface textures for comfortable frequent use, non-slip grip pad for applying pressure against surface, and ratchet action to ensure crimps are completed according to specification. Adjustable to wires... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Distribution Transformers feature completely enclosed design.

October 14, 2016

Available in 480 Vac and 600 Vac models and in 3–15 kVA sizes, Acme Electric's Dry-Type 3-Phase Transformers are NEMA 3R rated for dust or lint-laden atmospheres and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Units are completely enclosed and feature fully encapsulated core and coil, copper lead wire terminations, electrostatic shield, and grounding studs for use with non-metallic conduit.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Portable Multi-Conductor Service Cord comes in 600, 300 V ratings.

October 7, 2016

Available in 18–10 AWG and 2-, 3-, or 4-wire configurations, Type SOOW and SJOOW hard-usage flexible power cables are rated for severe (600 V) and junior severe (300 V) service. Each cable has multiple conductors and is used for electrical power connections requiring flexibility and environmental resistance. Products come in 20–1,000 ft lengths and feature bare copper conductors with Class K... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components and 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... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensors come in extended- and triple-distance variants.

September 19, 2016

Contrinex DW-series extended- and triple-distance proximity sensors come in 3–30 mm cylindrical and 20 mm rectangular styles. Operating from 10–30 Vdc, cylindrical sensors provide sensing distances from 1–40 mm and come in shielded and unshielded models. While 3 mm sensors are fitted with a 2 m axial cable, other sizes offer 2 m axial cable or M8 or M12 quick disconnects. IP67-rated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Countersink Bits accommodate UNC fasteners.

September 9, 2016

Featuring round shank and 82° taper, RUKO Countersink Bits are CBN ground from fully hardened, high-speed steel blanks which creates sharp, durable cutting edge with precise tolerances. Combined with axial relief grinding, this guarantees smooth, low-heat, chatter-free cut. Available in diameters from ¼–1 in. and in individual or 5-piece set, countersinks are suitable for standard... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Polycarbonate Enclosures offer up to 900 in-lb impact resistance.

August 22, 2016

While all polycarbonate enclosures within Integra Impact series are NEMA 4X-rated, marine-duty models are watertight and saltwater resistant with NEMA 6P rating. All of these wall-mount, single-door enclosures feature UV light resistance and operate from -40 to +265°F. Hinges facilitate door removal and permit 225° door swing; clear or opaque lids are available. Along with integrated... Read More

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