Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Automotive Aftermarket Parts include pumps, belts, and more.

June 1, 2016

Original Equipment (OE) quality automotive products include 255 new part numbers, which cover 6 heavy-duty water pumps for diesel truck applications, 300-psi working pressure Fiber Braid Lock-On Hose (5LOC) in 300 ft bulk reel and 50 ft packaging, and Variable Valve Timing Solenoids. Expanded SKUs also include RPM (Race, Performance, Muscle) Micro-V® belts, which utilize multiple adhesion gum layers and nylon reinforcement in EPDM compound. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

BWD Automotive Releases 197 New Part Numbers

March 16, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 60 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 110 new parts to its diesel category, including several new product categories and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 197 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

March 9, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2015 model year covering more than 60 million additional VIO. The highlight is the addition of 110 SKUs to the company's diesel line, including both new product categories and line expansions to existing... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Voice Coil Actuators vs. Solenoids: What is the Difference?

October 28, 2015

The question of whether to use voice coil actuators or solenoids for small displacement motion control applications comes up often.  This article explains the key differences between each product and why you might choose one over the other for your application. A non-commutated DC linear actuator, typically referred to as a voice coil, is capable of a displacement in excess of 5 inches.  In... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Optical Shutter, Rotary Solenoid Pairings are customizable.

June 11, 2015

Combining power efficiency, reliability, and customization flexibility, optical shutter and rotary solenoid device pairings provide blocking, unblocking, and modulation of beams of natural or UV light in various applications. Spring and bi-stable formats are available for shutters and rotary solenoids, and both clockwise and counterclockwise rotations are available with rotation angles of up to 60° (spring solenoids) and 75° (bi-stable solenoids). Various operating voltages, angles of rotation, direction of rotation, shutter sizes, and shapes are available and can be customized. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Showcases Expertise and Demonstrates Advanced Technologies at 2015 North American CTI Symposium

May 15, 2015

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., – BorgWarner will showcase its expertise and advanced technologies at the 2015 North American Car Training Institute (CTI) Symposium held at the Diamond Center in Novi, Michigan, on May 20 - 21. BorgWarner invites attendees to learn more about its latest advancements by participating in its:  • Technical Presentation: During Session C at 5:15 p.m. on May 20,... Read More

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

Incoils Electronics Renewal of ISO/TS Certifications

August 27, 2014

Incoils Electronics, headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with a sales office in Dayton, Ohio, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its re-certification to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and TS16949. The audit was conducted by Underwriters Laboratory in July of 2014 in accordance with international standards. The new certifications valid through August of 2017. Incoils is a producer... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

New Product Release for Solenoid Designed for a Wash Down Pinch Valve

July 23, 2014

Need a little extra for your pinch valve.  ROSS DECCO can provide this solution for you.  Want to get the pressure off yourself, let ROSS DECCO remove that burden for you.  All of the external components are made of stainless steel material for that medical wash process.  Tired of hearing that companies aren’t willing to assist in providing what you need.  ROSS DECCO has the key to... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Stainless Steel Solenoid suits washdown-capable pinch valves.

July 23, 2014

Measuring 2.17 in. long with 1.5 in. diameter, Stainless Steel Solenoid requires 16 Vdc power source for operation. Unit comes standard with #8–32 UNC mounting hole threads with 1.12 in. standard bolt pattern, and 12 in. long 26-gauge PVC flying leads with insulated wire. Customizable lead wire lengths, terminal types, threads, and voltages are available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Improved Lead-Times for Customized Products from ROSS DECCO

June 4, 2014

ROSS DECCO is proud to announce that its Industrial Solenoids will be moving to a shortened lead time.  With this being said, the following products will be affected as of June 1, 2014 with associated quantity parameters.  Teen Series (15, 16, 17 and 18) Solenoids under a quantity of 500 pieces, Air Package Solenoids and Oil Immersed products under a quantity of 100 pieces, "O" Series... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

NAMUR Mount Solenoids offer high flow of 1.4 cV.

May 23, 2014

Featuring pilot-operated spool valve design, QC Series Solenoids are 3/2 or 5/2 field selectable for double acting or spring return pneumatic actuators. Units provide rapid response time up to 4 cycles/sec and are rated for 100% continuous duty. Pushbutton manual override is standard. Constructed with anodized aluminum body and Buna-N seals, solenoids offer coil voltages of 12 Vdc, 24 Vdc, 120 Vac, 220 Vac, and 24 Vac. Connection options include strain relief or DIN connector. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Johnson Electric Launches High Speed Rotary Solenoid

February 6, 2013

Long life solenoids for materials handling and sorting applications HONG KONG, -- Johnson Electric today announced a high speed rotary solenoid product line, marketed under the Ledex brand.  The Ledex HTA product line is designed for high speed sorting applications found in the materials handling and industrial automation market segments.  The Ledex HTA product line delivers a 40% speed... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Voice Coil Actuator or Solenoid

July 3, 2012

By Jim McNamara, BEI Kimco Magnetics, Senior Application Engineer<4444>When it comes to linear motion, engineers often come down to two choices: Voice Coil Actuators (VCAs) and Solenoids. Both of them are simple electromechanical devices that can accomplish the task. But there are definite differences between the two and it is important for the designer to select the component most suited for... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact Box Frame Solenoids suit space premium applications.

May 19, 2010

Designed for battery powered applications where space is at premium, miniature Ledex® B12 Series linear open frame solenoids provide dielectric strength of 500 Vrms for 1 sec with holding force of 7.7 oz at 20°C. They also provide 100% continuous duty cycle operation at 20°C ambient temperature. Measuring 2.0 x 1.25 in. and weighing 0.3 oz, units come standard in pull versions. Push versions are also available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Magnetic Latching Solenoids offer stroke lengths to 3 in.

March 31, 2010

Available in package sizes from 3/8 to 3½ in. diameter, Bi-Stable Latching Solenoids come in rotary and linear designs with response time in milliseconds. Single voltage pulses open and close armature resulting in minimal heat rise and no holding power. By utilizing permanent magnet on solenoid pole face, once air gap is closed, solenoid stays in closed position until pulsed in reverse direction, either through secondary coil or reversal in polarity. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Mini Solenoid Operator suits multiple applications.

February 22, 2010

Designed for pilot function of 3- and 4-way pneumatic directional control valves, Series 3800 offers pressure range of vacuum to 200 psi depending on orifice size and is dust-tight and water resistant to IP 65. It can also be used in 2- or 3-way manifold assemblies where multiple valves are combined into single block station. Available in plate mount, operator is suited for small custom valves such as those used to operate hospital bed air cushions and air-ride bellows car systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Small Solenoids Do Important Jobs

July 8, 2009

Bicron Electronics offers a broad range of solenoid sizes perfected over more than 40 years of meeting OEM manufacturers' special needs. Small solenoids that must fit in tight spaces or must work with small amounts of power (e.g., battery operation) often need to do an important job. Here is where Bicron excels in having a broad range of proven starting points for standard, modified standard or... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Custom Solenoids suit compact keyless security devices.

November 10, 2008

Featuring 0.4 x 0.6 in. body and D frame that lends to operational stability throughout years of operation, custom solenoids benefit space-limited security applications. They meet needs of keyless security devices that require electromechanical device to perform locking/unlocking action. In addition to special windings, plunger designs, and wire lead sizes, customizable design aspects include connectors, return springs, as well as force and stroke requirements. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Fire Protection Solenoid bursts pressure cylinders.

July 26, 2007

Able to replace pyrotechnic and mechanical actuated systems, Latching Solenoid features hollow pin design that pierces steel sealing disc and allows gas to exit cylinder. Pin is actuated by compressed spring, which is held together in loaded position by permanent magnet latching solenoid, eliminating risks inherent in explosive devices such as accidental discharge ESD. Operated electrically or mechanically, solenoid can puncture up to 200 cylinders prior to being replaced or rebuilt. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Solenoids provide extremely quiet operation.

January 17, 2007

Measuring below 40 dBA in power-ON mode, MagShift® Solenoids ensure no impact at end-of-travel position, thereby eliminating vibration and minimizing noise. When unit is actuated, plunger can travel past electrical ON position. Its construction eliminates residual magnetism, and allows same assembly to be configured as push/pull solenoid for maximum system design flexibility. Read More