Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Proportional Output Controller has analog input, solid-state design.

January 12, 2016

Upon input from analog signal, single-phase RGx1P calculates and delivers necessary output power without requiring additional interface device. User-selectable switching modes – full cycle, phase angle, and soft start – let operators address different application requirements. While RGC1P contactors (15–63 A switching) have integrated heat sink, RGS1P solid-state relays (50–90 A switching) require external heat sink. Products offer output rating to 660 Vac and several input options. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Current Contactor is intended for strip test.

September 11, 2015

Tested to provide >99% first pass yield and contact pin life span of >1 million insertions, Multitest High Current Strip Contactor addresses high power carrying capability and limited space in high parallel test set up. This high power Kelvin contactor for strip test is based on ecoAmp Cantilever design and optimized for electrical performance and temperature accuracy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Solar PV Components target 1,500 Vdc applications.

October 30, 2014

Intended for use in solar PV applications, 1,500 Vdc-rated components include such products as disconnect switches, molded case switches, contactors, surge protective devices, and voltage/current sensors. Some components are rated up to 3,000 A at 1,500 Vdc and carry various UL and/or IEC certifications. All are designed to meet development trends towards large-scale, 1,500 Vdc utility power plants. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Definite Purpose Contactors are offered with ratings up 90 A.

October 8, 2014

Featuring screw terminals, GDP Series includes 1-pole, 1-pole with shunt, and 2-pole configurations with max ratings of 25, 32, or 40 A. There are also 3-pole configurations, which offer lug terminals and max amperage ratings of 25, 32, 40, 50, 60, 75, or 90 A. Operating up to 104°F, with de-rated specifications up to 158°F, products feature 24, 120, 220, 277, and 480 Vac, 50/60Hz coils; voltage rating of up to 600 Vac, and multiple 0.25 in. fast-on terminals on control and load terminals. Read More

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

DIN Rail Enclosure Linking System hastens installation of boxes.

September 16, 2014

Designed for 7.5 mm high top hat TH35 DIN rail assemblies, RAILTEC-BUS system accelerates and facilitates linking of DIN rail enclosures that share same power and signal connections. Modular system includes PA-molded bus support rail; bus PCB with 5 copper conductors (63 V, 5 A max); PA rail cover; PA PCB/bus connection block with PCB pins and 5 gold-plated connection springs; as well as left- and right-hand end caps. Available bus lengths are 9.84 and 19.68 in. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single Case Contactors cover all global network voltages.

June 2, 2014

With rating of 9–2,700 A, AF Range Contactors feature 4 coils that cover 24 Vac, 20 Vdc to 500 Vac/Vdc. Electronic system rectifies AC or DC control voltage to DC control voltage that is applied on coil; contactor operates safely and is always in optimized condition, making it free of noise. Suited for limited space applications, AF Range contactors are equipped with built-in surge suppression, eliminating need to use external surge-suppression devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Contactors suit solar applications to 1,500 Vdc.

March 20, 2014

UL rated for switching 175 A @ 1,000 Vdc and continuous duty up to 300 A, HX series suits solar combiner boxes and inverters as well as other applications requiring arc-free switching. EPIC® sealed switching technology enables use of product in harsh environments, including underwater and at temperatures from -55 to +85°C. With models HX21 and HX200, series offers footprint options that allow mechanical arrangement in any circuit. Coils are offered in 12, 24, and 48 Vdc versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Contact Strips enhance moving parts safety.

March 11, 2014

Offered in EPDM for resistance to ozone and weathering, SGE-88 and SGE-1510 suit applications subject to aggressive chemicals exposure. IP65-rated products feature molded end caps and cables that plug directly into safety contact, which is co-extruded as integral part of profile. Outer covering of non-conductive rubber which houses and protects safety contact, allows actuation angles up to 90°. Safety edges can be fixed to edge of moving part where risk of crushing or shearing hazard exists. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Machine Start Bar helps increase productivity, reduce fatigue.

February 11, 2014

As complete, OSHA-compliant, ergonomic, 2-hand starting system, TB-3 comes in 24 or 120 V versions with M12 quick disconnect out of bottom for input and output. Design offers guarded hand sensors and anti-defeat (anti-tie-down) control with top panel indicator lights in steel enclosure. Other features include Easton Lean Tools; Op Guard; steel and cast aluminum, height-adjustable arm; mechanical push buttons; optical hand switches; and zero force hand switches. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Elastomer Contactor features fully customizable design.

January 30, 2014

Compatible with both pick-and-place and solder reflow processes, Elastech® INVISIPIN™ features DC contact resistance of less than 25 mΩ and bandwidth of 1 dB at greater than 50 GHz. Low Contact Force version, rated 8 gmf per pin at less than 30 mΩ, uses extremely low force, making it suited for board-to-board interconnect applications where mating cycles will not exceed 2,500. High insertion version requires more force, but exceeds 100,000 mating cycles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Contactor supports high current DC switching.

January 15, 2014

Rated for continuous duty up to 1,000 A, GX110 SPST-NO Contactor is capable of switching high current loads at voltages to 800 Vdc. Unit operates from -55 to 90°C and can carry up to 5,000 A for short durations. Cut throat coil technology means low coil hold power without noise issues associated with PWM coils. Using EPIC® hermetic seal, GX110 meets UL1604 for Class I & II, Div 2 and Class III for use in hazardous locations along with IP67 for water immersion up to 30 min. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Output Solid State Contactors come in DIN rail-mount package.

December 17, 2013

DRA Series includes 30 AC output models. DRA Series 3 Phase Contactors include 2 switched phase versions suitable for motor control circuits where neutral connection is not needed or utilized. DRA Series 3 Phase Motor Reversing Contactors include 400 Vac output voltage versions for applications when higher operating voltages are not required. All models include 4 kV optical isolation, AC or logic compatible DC control inputs, and resistive load ratings of 2.4 or 4.2 A per phase. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Voltage Contactor suits solar applications to 1,000 Vdc.

November 18, 2013

Developed for use in solar combiner boxes and inverters, Model HX22 is UL rated for switching 175 A at 1,000 Vdc and continuous duty up to 300 A. RoHS-compliant unit utilizes EPIC® sealed switching technology, exceeding IP67 and IP69 sealing requirements, and making it safe for use in nearly any harsh environment including under water and at temperatures from -55 to +85°C. Measuring 3.6 x 3.2 in., contactor features dual coil design, available in 12, 24, or 48 Vdc versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connector-Less Contact System optimizes lateral PCB alignment.

May 7, 2013

Suited for linear LED lighting applications, coplanar 70-9159 horizontal contact system absorbs X- and Y-axis assembly tolerances and provides gold-to-gold active contact interface. Contacts remove insulator from connection solution, enabling LEDs to be placed in center of PCB and contacts to be individually placed on its outer edges. Contact height is 1.2 mm above PCB to prevent shadowing, and contacts may be individually spaced to support any voltage rating with 5 A current rating. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solid State Relays and Contactors offer ratings up to 600 Vac.

March 12, 2013

Available in 2 frame sizes of 54 or 70 mm wide, RGC2 and RGC3 Series provide solutions for 2- and 3-pole switching of 3-phase loads. RGC2 offers 3 current ratings of 25, 40, and 75 AAC per pole at 40°C, while RGC3 offers 5 current ratings ranging from 20–65 A per pole. With optional monitoring feature, devices can detect status of mains and load, as well as internal RGC failures. Alarming is implemented with LED indication, electromechanical relay output, and auxiliary transistor output. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Contactor has hermetically sealed design.

March 5, 2013

Weighing less than 4 oz, hermetically sealed P105 MiniTactor™ can be installed in any orientation on panel within seconds. Sealed chamber for both contacts and coil ensures clean switching in any environment, and safe make and break power switching can be achieved at any voltage up to 1,500 Vdc. With bi-directional switching capability and current carry rating to 50 A, product accommodates needs of pre-charge, charge, and solar applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Contacting Solution facilitates assembly test.

December 5, 2012

G-TAP is used for contacting of electronic assemblies, in particular JTAG bus, for testing and programming. Module can be utilized in stand-alone operations and as integrated solution in existing electronic and optical test systems. Inline solution can compensate PCB position tolerances of up to 1 mm, automatically adapting to UUT. This enables utilization in test systems not designed for probe contacting. Containing 11 signals, precondition is special Pad design on assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solid State Contactors feature integrated fuse holder.

July 31, 2012

Designed to switch both heaters and motor loads, RGC1F Series covers applications up to 40 Aac and 600 Vac. Model RGC1FA includes power switch and integrated fuse holder, while Model RGC1FS combines fuse, solid state contactor, and load monitoring. Front of product can be opened for access to fuse holder, which accepts fuses from variety of manufacturers. Fast acting semiconductor fuse provides short circuit protection for both solid state semiconductor and load cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Current DC Output Contactor has thermally efficient design.

July 24, 2012

Supplied in 75 x 105 mm encapsulated plastic package with .375 in. screw terminals, HDC Series offers 120 or 160 A output rating and deliver DC load control (including PWM). Heavy-duty aluminum base plate maximizes thermal performance and fosters mounting to heat sink, panel, or backplane. Along with high speed DC switching circuit and low power dissipation power FETs, features include logic compatible 4.5-32 Vdc control input or 90-140 Vac input. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed, Side Mount Contactor suits high-current DC/AC switching.

May 30, 2012

Supplied in SPST-NO configuration for use in high-reliability applications, EPIC Sealed Contactor MX56 is rated for continuous duty up to 600 A and can switch 600 A at 24 V DC or AC 100,000 times. RoHS-compliant product, engineered to meet requirements of MiL-R-6106, utilizes GIGAVAC's cut throat coil technology and is not position sensitive. It can be used in harsh environments, including under water, as well as from -55 to +90°C (up to 200°C with special coils). Read More