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

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

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

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

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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices

High Current Solenoids handle up to 100 Amps.

August 16, 2006

Enclosed in dust-resistant case, Series ZCS1-70/71 features SPNO or SPDT contacts, coil voltage from 6-48 Vdc, and option of isolated or grounded coils. Units offer continuous and intermittent duty cycles with approximate power consumption of 10 and 25 W, respectively. Capable of handling low and high currents, Series ZCS1-120 features weather-resistant casing, SPNO contacts, and coil voltage from 6-48 Vdc. Power consumption is 8.1 W continuous and 14.4 W intermittent. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Magnetic Latching Solenoids are RoHS compliant.

August 15, 2006

Featuring integral return spring, Series B16-L and B17-L latching open frame solenoids provide max force of 25 oz and max stroke of 0.18 in. in housing less than 1 in. long and 0.6 in. wide. Offered with 10, 25, and 50% duty cycles, units are available with 3, 6, 12, or 24 Vdc input voltages, with optional input voltages to 120 Vdc. Two plunger cone configurations are available. Solenoids are designed for security systems, office automation, and medical devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Magnetic Latching Solenoids offer up to 100,000 cycles.

December 21, 2005

Providing strokes up to 0.18 in. and forces up to 3 lb, miniature, open-frame Models B16L, B17L, and C5L offer intermittent duty, on/off operation, and pull-in engagement suited for lock/latch operations. Units are also well suited for applications where solenoid needs to remain in energized position for extended periods of time. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Solenoids are suited for use in PCB applications.

June 15, 2005

With footprints as small as 0.95 in. long x 0.72 in. dia, ZST1624N Long Life series is designed for applications that require PCB-mounted solenoids with up to 1 million actuations. Continuous-duty configurations are available with forces up to 1.75 lb @ 0.010 in. and 0.15 lb @ 0.060 in. With overall unit weight of 2 oz, products accommodate stroke lengths to 0.060 in. and come standard with Class F insulation systems and PCB mounting pins. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Rotary Solenoids do not require return spring.

May 3, 2005

Bi-stable rotary solenoid models BRS 3831-10 and BRS 5035-8 operate from one stable position to another in 2-state rotary switch motion. Measuring 1.50 x 1.18 x 1.22 in., BRS 3831-10 moves 4.4 oz mass over ±30° arc in CW/CCW direction within 40 msec, whereas BRS 5035-8, which measures 1.97 x 1.58 x 1.38 in., moves 10 oz mass over ±30° arc in either direction in 30 msec. Smaller unit consumes 6 W, while larger consumes 9 W. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Open Frame Solenoids suit various industrial applications.

April 29, 2005

Featuring open frame design, B27 Series DC solenoids utilize Class A coil for operation in applications with operating temperatures up to 105ºC. Products measure 1.625 x .937 x .812 in. and provide up to 80 oz of hold force at 20ºC, with intermittent duty forces up to 7 lb. Suited for volume applications, solenoids have rated life of up to 100,000 cycles. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Solenoid eliminates performance guesswork.

April 21, 2005

Equalizer incorporates solenoid, control module, and wire harness in one unit with no external switches or other assisting devices required. Available in side- or flange-mount configurations, pull-type unit eliminates variations associated with voltage and temperature fluctuations. Voltage range is 6-15 Vdc when operating continuously, but can increase to 16 Vdc for 30 min or less. Pull force is 12 lb minimum at 10-15 V, and hold force is 25 lb at 6 Vdc. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Solenoids feature open frame design.

January 5, 2005

RD series includes 6 open frame models available in 6, 12, and 24 Vdc winding configurations. Measuring .39 x .43 x .84 in., RD-A420 develops 11.0 oz peak pull force at 100% duty cycle and 1.1 W, while 1.50 x 1.18 x 2.52 in. RD-A1264 develops 4.9 lb peak pull force at 100% duty cycle and 7.5 W. Customized versions are available to suit specific applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Tubular Solenoids offer integrated return spring.

December 20, 2004

Available with 12 or 24 Vdc input voltage, Push Type Series P-8 offers 10%, 25%, 50%, and continuous duty cycles. Plunger is pulled into solenoid coil when coil is energized. Shaft extension then pushes out through hole in end of mounting bushing. Integrated return spring is provided to send plunger/shaft assembly back to starting position. Suited for office automation and medical devices, solenoids provide max force of 20 oz and max stroke of 0.187 in. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Latching Solenoid is suited for medical pumps.

November 5, 2004

Miniature latching solenoids use permanent magnets to create holding position without requiring power supply. Energized holding force varies from 7.2 oz up to 8.1 lb in models T1L-0420 to T1LP-1253, respectively. Input power varies from 0.5-10 W depending on solenoid size, and solenoid windings are available with 6, 12, and 24 V excitation voltages. Available in 10 models, products vary in size from 0.413 x 0.512 x 0.788 to 2.09 x 1.06 x 1.18 in. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Solenoid operates with max force of over 3.5 lb.

August 11, 2004

Measuring 20 x 10 x 12 mm, open-frame Series C5 is available in magnetic-latching configuration rated for forces up to 3 lb, as well as standard on/off version rated for forces in excess of 3.5 lb. Magnetic-latching version is suited for very low duty cycle applications where solenoid needs to remain in energized position for extended periods of time. Series is suitable for battery-powered applications. Read More