Electrical Equipment & Systems

Polarized IEC Inlets suit protection class II appliances.

May 9, 2016

Rated 2.5 A at 250 Vac, consistent with IEC standard, Series 2577 and 2579 are designed to polarize line contact of power mains into appliance. Inlets offer solid pin construction versus folded pins, ensuring high degree of contact integrity. Series 2577 is designed for screw-on mounting, while Series 2579 accommodates snap-in mounting, 1.0/1.5/2.0/2.5/3.0 mm. Both are configurable with solder, quick connect, or PCB terminals in various shapes and orientations. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multiprocessor drives data-intensive DSP application performance.

May 9, 2016

Rugged 6U OpenVPX multiprocessor, IPN252, delivers up to 1.4 Teraflops throughput and supports AXIS Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software environment. Intel® Core® i7 CPU and 640-core NVIDIA® Maxwell GPU are connected via 16-lane PCIe® Gen 3 switch, which also provides 16-lane PCIe Gen 3 port to VPX expansion plane, and 8-lane PCIe Gen 3 port to dual-channel 10 Gigabit Ethernet and InfiniBand® NIC. Also, PCIe switch provides Gen 3 x8 port to XMC site. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

FPGA-Based VME Interface combats EOL obsolescence.

March 25, 2016

Available on new VME module designs and as updates for VME SBC products, FPGA-based Helix™ PCIe to VME64x Interface addresses gap created by Tsi148 (Tempe) VME interface device End Of Life (EOL) announcement. Solution supports all key features of VME, including PCIe Gen 2 interface, complete VME data transaction types, hardware-based byte swapping capability, 2eSST Broadcast mode, dual-channel Intelligent Chained DMA engine, and PCIe MSI or Legacy interrupts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Safety & Security Equipment

Bridgeport's "Team Done That" Works with Contractor to Quickly Remedy Failed Inspection, Saving Time and Money

March 24, 2016

STRATFORD, Conn. – “Team Done That,” an in-house group of licensed electricians at Bridgeport Fittings, recently saved the day for an electrical contractor whose wiring job failed to pass inspection. The contractor had wired a new electric room for a hospital lab but the job failed inspection because of improper bonding. The cause? The contractor had used grounding bushings with... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Capacity Flash Memory Cards expand mobile device storage.

March 22, 2016

Featuring 200 GB capacity, LX Series and Instamobile microSDXC cards let Android™ smartphone and tablet users expand available storage for HD movies, pictures, music, and productivity files. These Class 10, UHS-1 cards, which can store 18+ hr of 1080p HD video or up to 36,000, 3 MB photos, accelerate data transfer with respective read and write speeds up to 90 MBps and 40 Mbps. SD adaptor, included for use with DSLR cameras, also enables transfer of files to device or laptop. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

NVMe 2.5 in. U.2 SSD Adapters ensure full read/write speed.

March 18, 2016

Directly connecting NVMe 2.5 in. U.2 SSD to PCIe 4-lane slot, NVMe 2.5 in. U.2 SSD PCIe adapter consists of PCIe 4X add-on-card with 68-pin SFF-8639 female connector. SFF-8643 PCIe 4X adapter connects 2.5 in. NVMe U.2 (SFF-8639) SSD to PCIe 4-lane slot in system via SFF-8643 cable. Installed into M2 PCIe SSD socket to turn it into SFF-8643 connector, M2 SFF-8643 converter enables NVMe 2.5 in. U.2 SSD to be attached to system PCI BUS via M2 PCIe SSD socket using SFF-8639 to SFF-8643 cable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LV Boosting Device augments utility-side energy programs.

February 15, 2016

Designed for outdoor installation on secondary side of distribution transformers, Static VAR Compensator™ model SVC-20™ targets specific locations along feeder and injects up to 20 KVAR per phase to boost voltage and ensure compliance with ANSI/IEC standards. Shunt-connected low-voltage (LV) boosting device, designed for deployment in single- or 3-phase applications, features robust switching design, advanced algorithms, and remote communications as well as field-upgradeable VAR modules. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

IEC Appliance Outlet features IDC terminals.

January 14, 2016

Featuring insulation displacement contact terminals, Model 4710 is a J style outlet according to IEC 60320, rated 20 A at 250 Vac by UL/CSA and 16 A at 250 Vac by ENEC. Unit provides IDC terminals for 10 AWG/6.0 mm² in addition to 12 AWG/4.0 mm². Able to fit panels from 0.8–3 mm thick, snap-in outlet is qualified for use in applications designed to IEC/EN 60950, including power distribution units and other equipment where multiple outlets are banked in series. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Non-Industrial Products, Services

Curtiss-Wright Announces Initiative to Support the U.S. Army's MORA Architecture with Compliant RF Capabilities Using Embedded COTS Systems

October 16, 2015

AUSA 2015, WASHINGTON, D.C. (Booth #6717) – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has begun an initiative to support the addition of RF capabilities to its full range of rugged embedded open architecture modules and small-form factor subsystems. This initiative also extends Curtiss-Wright's support for the U.S. Army's Modular Open RF... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Best Locking Extension Cord

October 8, 2015

If  you  are  like  me  and  experience  disconnection  with extension cords, then you know how frustrating it is when the cords  keep  unplugging  themselves!  For  example,  I  was rearranging my living room but couldn't really decide where to place the TV. Well, it turns out every time I tried scooting the TV, the cord kept unplugging!  It happens almost frequently  and... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

ABB to Support India's Push for Solar Power

September 23, 2015

$18 million orders for power plant electrification, automation and substations to integrate 850 MW of solar energy Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $18 million to provide plant electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants being built as part of India’s strong push for solar energy and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Conductor System uses Z-shaped bracket for installation.

September 1, 2015

Designed to supply power to mobile equipment and to transfer power and control signals, Demag DCL-Pro uses Z-shaped suspension to ease installation, especially in narrow situations where steelwork is positioned next to wall of building. Suspension can be attached to upper and lower flange of IPE-type I-beam girders as well as to upper flange of INP girders. To ensure smooth operation, cleaning system removes deposits and dirt accumulations from copper rails and profile section housing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Power Sources feature high power density design.

May 7, 2015

Comprising 2 models with 1,000 and 1,500 VA power levels, ADX Series requires just 2U of rack space for automated test equipment applications. Units feature active power corrected AC inputs with universal input voltage range so they can be deployed anywhere. Voltage, frequency, and current limit are all programmable and total of 99 non-volatile setups can be stored. Other features include 15–600 Hz frequency range and dual 150 Vac and 300 Vac RMS voltage ranges. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

SCHURTER Introduces AC Outlets with Light Pipe for Intelligent Power Capabilities in PDUs at Data Center World 2015

April 14, 2015

Santa  Rosa,  California – Data Center World 2015, will take place April 21-22 at the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas. SCHURTER, a trusted component supplier to the datacom industry will be showcasing its innovative range of electrical mechanical  components, which includes AC and DC rated components:  power inlets and outlets, with mating V-Lock cord sets, as well as EMC filters,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Truck Body Control Module promote uptime via electronics.

March 12, 2015

Designed in line with SAE 500k baud standards, Diamond Logic® electrical system helps medium-duty and vocational truck owners work smarter, faster, and safer. There are ~200 body integration and driver efficiency features, and more vehicle functions can be customized. Intelligent Start, Programmable Real Time Starting, and Auto Start-Stop features are complemented by automated pre-trip inspections, headlights on with wipers, equipment safety alarms and interlocks, and programmable switches.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Universal AET Receives Grant from State of Wisconsin

January 16, 2015

STOUGHTON, Wis. – Universal Acoustic Emission Technologies will receive a grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development's Fast Forward program to train supervisors at the company's facilities in Beloit, Muscoda and Stoughton, Wis., the state recently announced. The Fast Forward program provides Wisconsin businesses with customized training grants to enhance... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Contact Expansion Relays provide safety circuit outputs.

December 16, 2014

Supplied in 22.5 mm DIN rail module, SNE Series provides force-guided expansion relays in safety applications. SNE1 offers 2 positively-driven changeover contacts (2 x SPDT), SNE 4012 features 2 NO enabling current paths (2 x NO), and SNE 4024 provides 2 pairs of independently actuated enabling current paths (2 x 2 NO). SNE Series expansion relays have 6 A/230 Vac switching capacity, and SNE has 8 A/230 Vac switching capacity. Screw- and spring-clamp configurations are available. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens Sells H-Class Gas Turbine Technology for the First Time in Poland

December 8, 2014

Siemens has been awarded an order in Central Europe for the first time outside of Germany for turn-key erection of a combined cycle power plant to be equipped with the innovative Siemens H-Class gas turbine. Customer for the 596 Megawatt (MWe) plant in P³ock is PKN Orlen, Eastern Europe's largest mineral oil company. The plant located around 100 kilometers northwest of the capital city of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

380V Direct Current (DC) Data Center Architectural Advancements: Evolution Not Revolution

November 14, 2014

Co-location provider Steel ORCA to showcase 380V dc power at open house on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 CANONSBURG, Pa. – Universal Electric's Starline DC Solutions and the EMerge Alliance are at the center of the initiative to bring 380V direct current (dc) power to data centers and commercial buildings. On November 12, colocation provider Steel ORCA will host an open house at its... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Pink Terminal Blocks Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

November 13, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Since inventing the modular terminal block in 1928, Phoenix Contact has produced many varieties of its signature product, but until this October, the company has never manufactured a pink terminal block. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoenix Contact introduced a special pink version of its most popular product, the UT4 terminal block, which helped to raise more... Read More