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Stepper Motor/Driver Packages achieve optimal application results.
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'); document.write('CVK Series includes 24 Vdc input driver combined with 2 stepper types featuring 1.8°, 0.72°, and 0.36° step angles. While 1.8° motor type offers highest torque in low-speed range, 0.72° motor type maximizes mid- to upper-speed range, and 0.36° motor type provides optimal positional. Offering 5 frame sizes from 0.79–2.36 in., series has common driver size, mounting, and wiring to facilitate testing and standardization. Fully digital standard full time microstepping driver minimizes vibration.'); document.write('
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Human Machine Interfaces come in 4 sizes.
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'); document.write('Available in screen sizes of 4.3, 7, 10, and 15 in., CGHMI Series features ARM processors, touch panels with 65,536 colors and LED backlight, 128 MB Flash memory, and 256 MB SDRAM. Units are constructed in plastic, aluminum, or washdown-resistant stainless steel housing bezels. Mounted vertically or horizontally, HMIs can be powered by 11–36 Vdc or 90–250 Vac. Units provide SD slot and Ethernet port as well as USB host port for keyboard, USB stick, and mouse.'); document.write('
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Overlay Panels target LEDs, LCDs, and VFDs.
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'); document.write('To provide clear, distortion-free windows, NFi Graphic Overlay Panels are custom made using Texturite™ process, which starts with hard-coat clear material such as Lexan® or Mylar®. Units feature clear, diffused, anti-glare, and colored windows, and can incorporate high-resolution graphic images which are digitally printed on polycarbonate or polyester subsurface. Brushed, embossed, glossy, matte, and textured finishes as well as wide range of engineered adhesives are offered with selective zones.'); document.write('
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Thermostat/Wireless Sensors enable smart temperature regulation.
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'); document.write('Designed for homes with more than one room, ecobee3 smarter wi-fi thermostat and wireless remote sensors measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations in order to increase comfort when residents are home and conserve energy while they are away. Users can also monitor and control thermostat anytime and from anywhere using smartphone, tablet, or computer. Thermostat features 3.5 in. capacitive touchscreen and UI with intuitive iconography and controls.'); document.write('
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Fieldbus Gateway enables device communications switching.
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'); document.write('Used for PLC programming and process visualization, PFC200 acts as fieldbus gateway to switch field devices between MODBUS TCP/UD/RTU, CAN, PROFIBUS, Smart Grid, and Serial RS-232/RS-485. System uses 600 MHz ARM Cortex A8 processor that offers high-speed processing and support of 64 bit-variables. Other features include 256 MB memory; compatibility with NTP, SNMP, HTTPS, and FTPS protocols; and 2 switched Ethernet ports.'); document.write('
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Electric Receptacle allows remote device control via Wi-Fi.
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'); document.write('Compatible with any Wi-Fi® network, Wi-Fi Smart Plug (DSP-W110) enables devices to be turned on and off from anywhere using mydlink™ Home app for iOS® and Android™ running on smartphones or tablets. Users can also create power on/off schedules to automate various devices. One-button installation requires user to press WPS button on existing router and on Smart Plug and then download app to start setup; no additional hubs or devices are required.'); document.write('
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Computer Numerical Control cuts machining cycle times.
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'); document.write('With Seamless Corner Control, MAZATROL SmoothX CNC minimizes vibrations and helps shorten part-machining cycle times via cutter path adjustments made when machining into corners. Variable Acceleration Control maintains maximum acceleration/deceleration for set of combined axes in real-time. Using 3D assist feature, Quick MAZATROL programming screen streamlines part programming via 3D CAD input. Additional features include intuitive HMI, 5-axis virtual machining, and Intelligent Pocket Milling.'); document.write('
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Temperature Controller suits microfluidic applications.
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'); document.write('Chemically resistant, 4 ¼ in. wide Meros TCU-100 enables temperature control from 1° to 100°C for microfluidic chips, microscope slides, and other third party devices in biological and chemical applications. Temperature control options include cooling, heating, and thermocycling with 0.5°C accuracy, stability and target temperature resolution of 0.1°C, and ramp rates up to 1°C/sec. Operation, datalogging, and graphical data display are achieved via Flow Control Centre or third-party software.'); document.write('
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DC/DC Regulators help engineers create EMI-compliant products.
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'); document.write('Simplifying wide V(IN) synchronous power supply design, SIMPLE SWITCHER LM43600, LM43601, LM43602, and LM43603 support input voltage from 3.5–36 V and generate output currents up to 0.5, 1, 2, and 3 A, respectively, while LM46000, LM46001, and LM46002 support input of 3.5–60 V and output currents up to 0.5, 1, and 2 A. Housed in 5 x 6.4 mm package, synchronous regulators offer programmable switching frequency up to 2.2 MHz and standby current of 27 µA, minimizing power consumption at light load.'); document.write('
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Purge System operates in hazardous environments.
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'); document.write('Delivering fully automatic solution in 316L stainless steel design for Div 2/Zone 2 applications, Series 5500 Type Z / Ex pz Purge and Pressurization System facilitates installation and operation of electrical components within hazardous locations. System combines control unit, EPV vent, and pneumatic solenoid or manual valve with menu-driven programming and automatic leakage/temperature compensation. Vent enables purge gas to exit enclosure while providing seal when enclosure is pressurized.'); document.write('
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Operator Interface brings touch functionality to factory floor.
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'); document.write('Available in 7, 10, 12, or 15 in. screen sizes, QuickPanel+™ plug-and-play, general-purpose operator interface (OI) can connect to industrial PLCs and PACs. Multi-touch technology provides pinch-to-zoom, double-tapping, swipe viewing, and zoom (up to 400%) capabilities. Integrating process control, view, and option to run embedded data historian in single device, OI is responsive even when user is wearing gloves and offers fully functional browser and multimedia support with Windows EC7 OS.'); document.write('
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Drop-In Replacement Controllers offer expandable I/O capacity.
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'); document.write('With footprint identical to original Bear Bones for mechanical drop-in replacement capability, P- Series Bear Bones Controllers include open-board controllers, specialty function expanders, and I/O expanders. Features include digital and analog I/O; CAN network communication via OptiCAN, J1939, and NMEA 2000; Modbus TCP over Ethernet; LCD; keypad; and RTC. DIO capabilities may be expanded by up to 31 plug-in I/O expanders, each providing another 8 digital inputs and 8 digital outputs.'); document.write('
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Trapped Key Interlock Systems withstand harsh environments.
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'); document.write('Offered in Medium Duty and Heavy Duty Series options, Trapped Key Interlock Systems ensure pre-determined safety sequence is followed each time hazardous equipment is accessed or operated. Units are constructed using 316 SS cylinders, keys, bolts, and inner-workings that withstand exposure to extremes in temperature, weather, dirt, and corrosive elements. Cylinder mechanism has no openings and few moving parts. HD Series has 316 SS lock body, while MD Series features brass lock body.'); document.write('
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Motor Protection Platform incorporates control and management.
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'); document.write('Multilin™ 869 is used for protection, control, and management of medium and large induction and synchronous motors. Along with high-speed protection and control features and tools for accelerated motor configuration and startup, solution also generates motor functioning reports that facilitate identification of potential motor issues and necessary corrective action. Motor failure-mode analysis is also provided via broken rotor bar detection and stator turn-turn fault.'); document.write('
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Vane Pumps and Motors serve high-pressure applications.
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'); document.write('Veljan T6/T7 single, double, and triple vane pumps provide efficiency and low noise suited for service in high-pressure applications. Flange mounted valves, including relief, unloading, and sequence valves, mount directly to pumps or manifolds to reduce number of required plumbing connections. Also available, M4 series vane motors come in C, D, and E frame sizes with range of torque sizes.'); document.write('
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Process Control System benefits configuration engineers.
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'); document.write('Designed for usability, performance, and efficiency, Simatic PCS 7 v8.1 provides users with capabilities for selective loading of program codes as well as Type Change in Run functionality. Advanced Process Graphics, also included, facilitates operation and reduces daily workload of operating teams. System expansion card (SEC) for Simatic PCS 7 CPU 410, MPC 10x10 block, and condition monitoring blocks promote availability and performance while minimizing operating expense.'); document.write('
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Wireless Data Logger monitors CO2, temperature, and humidity.
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'); document.write('Equipped with tethered sensor, RFCO2RHTemp2000A Data Logger can monitor CO2 levels within building, room, or enclosed space, while simultaneously measuring and recording ambient temperature and relative humidity. Unit displays current real-time readings as well as minimum, maximum, and average statistics on built-in LCD screen. Device also provides configurable alarms, battery life indicator, and ability to reset statistics directly from device without impacting data collection.'); document.write('
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Blowdown Control Valves maintain TDS at optimum level.
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'); document.write('Available in ¾ and 1½ in. line sizes, BCV43 Series is suitable for all steam boiler TDS applications up to ASME class 600. Units keep blowdown to minimum, maintaining healthy steam and condensate system while conserving water and energy. Valves are engineered to minimize seat erosion ensuring consistent tight shut-off. Offered with electronic or pneumatic actuation, BCV43 Series features clamp-in-place seat design and choice of pipe and flange connections.'); document.write('
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Video Board supports applications up to 4K and UHD.
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'); document.write('Able to play out 4K (4,096 x 2,160) material at frame rate up to 120 fps while retaining full RGB 10-bit color depth, R&S PRIOS is suited for high-end presentations, quality checking, dome projections, and motion rides. For 4K at 60 fps, board can also output RGB 4:4:4 with 12 bits per color component, so even finer color graduations can be displayed. Supported formats require data rates of over 4 GBps. To transfer these to video card, R&S PRIOS has 2nd generation PCIe x16 interface.'); document.write('
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Fanless Fieldbus Computer helps implement Automation-of-Things.
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'); document.write('Consolidating computing, communication, and control capabilities onto one platform, NIFE 100 supports Intel® Atom™ E3800 series and integrates fieldbus technologies. PC-based controller, linking enterprise and operation domains to enable smart and digital manufacturing, performs tasks from aggregating field data and performing endpoint data analytics to controlling field devices. For cross-protocol communication, product supports 7 fieldbus protocols; Internet connection is also available.'); document.write('
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