Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Motion Control Chipsets synchronize multiple axes.

November 28, 2001

Navigator and Pilot chipsets control brushed dc servos, brushless dc servos, steppers, and microsteppers. Navigator handles 4 axes, while Pilot handles 1. Multi-chip synchronization allows more than 4 axes of motion to be coordinated between any combination of Navigator and Pilot chips. It also allows physically remote or distributed chips to be synchronized within microseconds so they can be... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drum Motor Drives drive food conveyors.

November 27, 2001

Internally powered drum motors are available with USDA Dairy 304 or 316 stainless steel shell, shafts and end flanges that resist corrosion and contamination prohibited in food industry. Each motor is filled with food grade oil and hermetically sealed, making it suitable for applications requiring daily high-pressure washdown and acid or alkaline power washings. Drives have sprockets for driving... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controller also records and manipulates data.

November 27, 2001

Series DMF can be programmed for functions such as flow set point, totalizer, stop totalizer, totalize from preset flow, stop and preset auto, and auto zero. It has two outputs to operate pumps, valves or other equipment, and can control high and low alarm limits through its RS485 interface. Flow ranges vary from 0-10 sccm to 0-100 L/min with accuracy of ±1% of full scale. Operating... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Sinusoidal Servo AC Drive has fault monitoring system.

November 27, 2001

Brushless Burny ServoPak AC8 is available in two- or three-axis servo drive packages for shape-cutting applications on cantilever or gantry machines using thermal or waterjet cutting. It includes MotionView software that provides users with fast set-up, tuning, and real-time viewing. Diagnostic LED indicators monitor all operating functions. System provides 8 A of continuous output current and up... Read More

Controls & Controllers

CNC Retrofit Kit fits older boring mills.

November 19, 2001

Vega MILM-B Mill PC-based CNC retrofit package helps shops rejuvenate older machines. CNC has handwheel, joystick, and pushbutton jog interfaces, manual tapping, programmable cycles, mirroring and scaling, color LCD display, 32-bit CPU, hard disk, floppy disk and CD ROM. Retrofit package includes on-site installation and operator training. System can interface with both ac and dc servo systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Process Control System combines "snap-together" modules.

November 19, 2001

Pre-configured with "snap-together" pneumatic modules, the AirLINE system consists of a Burkert pneumatic basic module, Phoenix Contact inline electronic modules and high-performance 10 mm multi-way solenoid pilot valves. It permits pneumatic actuators and electrical I/O to be controlled from the same device, on the same "rail-mount" assembly, using fieldbus communications, including Profibus DP,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Switch-Mode DC-DC Controller has output accuracy of +3%.

November 17, 2001

Model FAN5037 high-power, switch-mode, dc-dc controller is designed for low-voltage applications that require currents up to 13 A. Unit handles 5 V and 12 V inputs, and has built-in high-current driver for external power MOSFET. Output is adjustable between 1.2 V and 3.6 V with up to 88% conversion efficiencies. Soft-start function reduces inrush current and output overshoot at startup. External... Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drives offer configurable autotune routines.

November 17, 2001

PowerFlex(TM) 700 AC Drives offer power ratings from 0.5 to 40 hp at 400 to 480 V. Zero Stacking/side-by-side design, combined with directed airflow, dual articulating cover hinges, and book shelf design saves panel space. PowerFlex 700's removable cassette houses its main control and I/O board. Features include internal communication options and S.M.A.R.T. Start, a startup utility with commonly... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controller handles high pressures.

November 17, 2001

With built-in electromagnetic valve, Series GFC monitors and controls gas flow. It withstands pressures to 500 psi, (34.45 bar) and operates in temperatures from 32 to 122ºF. Unit operates with clean gases that are compatible with its 316 stainless steel wetted parts. Flow rate range is from 0 to 10 sccm to 0 to 1000 Lpm with accuracy of ±1.5% full scale. Set points can be adjusted with... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Controller provides micro volume dispensing capability.

November 17, 2001

DispenseLink is designed for micro volume dispensing for high-density interconnect, semiconductor packaging and SMT applications. Providing programmable increment and velocity control for DL Micro Valve, controller has capability for dot arrays, lines, fill routines, and custom patterns at material volumes of less than 10 mL. Brushless motor controls auger rotation with programmable encoder,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Contour Control has digital motor control.

November 16, 2001

iTNC 530 establishes new standards for high-speed cutting in short block processing times and optimum path control. Unit offers fixed cycles that simplify programming. It has a block processing time of 0.5 ms. Programs written at remote locations can be transmitted over an Ethernet interface. Applications include manufacturing single parts or series production, simple and complex workpieces, tool... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Flow Controller is completely automatic.

November 16, 2001

401 Liquid Flo-Controller is all-Teflon® controller that needs a 24 Vdc power source and liquid flow. It can measure and control flow as low as 15 mLpm or as high as 8 Lpm. Controller utilizes a miniature turbine wheel and infrared beams to achieve 10:1 or better turndown ratios. It can be interfaced with existing control systems by using 4 to 2O mA inputs and outputs. Industrial applications... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Process Control System supports fieldbus protocols.

November 15, 2001

AirLINE system is based on I/O modules that support 11 fieldbus protocols including Profibus DP/FMS, DeviceNET, Ethernet and CANopen, plus IEC 61131 programming standard. DIN rail-mounted I/O modules require less space and provide easier connections and greater remote programmable control than using separate PLC and valve systems. I/O modules available include digital, analog, power switching,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pushbutton Switches have momentary or alternate actuation.

November 15, 2001

Series 600/800 single module, multi-image, lighted pushbutton switches are 2 A resistive and are rated 0.5 A inductive at 30 Vdc or 125 Vac. Features include operating pressure of 2 lbs (±1 lb), plunger travel of ~0.187 in., and rated life expectancy of 100,000 (minimum) actuations. Series 600 (3/4 in. square) and Series 800 (3/4 x 7/8 in. rectangular) units can be specified in singular or... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Gauge/Switch contains CSA-listed assemblies.

November 14, 2001

Model 220 differential gauge/switch is available with pressure-containing elements in aluminum or 316 stainless steel. Differential pressure ranges from 0 to 5 psid to 0 to 100 psid with safe working pressure up to 4000 psid. Additional elastomers are available to suit multiple configurations for various media. Unit is available in 1 or 2 switch and relay configurations, with additional switch... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Lubrication System is designed for metal stamping industry.

November 13, 2001

Using precision spray valves and low volume low pressure (LVLP) air, MicroCoat coats stock with fine, even film of oil without dry spots or dripping. It provides constant, uniform coverage, yet allows amount of oil applied to be changed instantly if compensation for tool wear or metal pickup is required. Spray valves fit inside press between stock feed and die. Valve operation is regulated from... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Torque Limiter withstands corrosive environments.

November 9, 2001

H-TLC torque limiter has consistent disengagement, can withstand corrosive environments, and triggers alarms or automatic system shutdown when overload conditions occur. It operates on spring-loaded convex pin and detent that reacts to overloads but not to contaminants like soil, dirt and lubrication. Unit withstands salt, pollutants, mild acids, corrosive moisture of all kinds, and oily... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Bipolar Chopper Driver handles 4, 6 and 8 lead motors.

November 8, 2001

IMS200 Microstep Driver provides up to 4 built-in microstep resolutions. When powered on, adjustable currents up to 2 amps per phase are delivered from driver to motor coils. Users can switch and perform 1/1, 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 microstep resolutions without unit reprogramming. IMS200 operates from 24VDC, and includes optically isolated inputs, Clock/CW & Direction/CCW inputs, and direction control... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Chip controls four axes at a time.

November 8, 2001

PCD-4541 4-axis motion control chip is for 2-phase unipolar or bipolar stepper motors. Sequence logic for full and half step modes is built-in, so it can output CW/CCW pulses or excitation signals directly to drive chips. Chip provides independent axis control, simultaneous start and stop of all axes, linear or S-curve acceleration and deceleration, speed change on the fly, idling pulse output... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Fiber Optic Panels provide backlighting.

November 8, 2001

Fiber Optic Panels are constructed of 1 to 8 layers assembled together with double-sided adhesive, with each layer increasing brightness (to 50 ft-L and more). Polyester reflector is laminated to back, clear vinyl top layer is added for durability, and semi-transparent diffusion layer is placed between top weave layer and clear vinyl layer. Panels are ideal for LCDs with active display area up to... Read More