Product News

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Cantilever Load Cell suits narrow web applications.

April 24, 2015

Constructed with 100% stainless steel body, XN Cantilever Load Cell features dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection. Unit can be fully customized to user's specifications, including roller diameter, roller length size, finish, and load rating. Accepting existing rollers and eliminating web drift, full bridge load cell is suited for tension measuring as well as narrow web applications, such as tag, label, and tape. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Embedded Controllers suit industrial automation applications.

April 24, 2015

Based on 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, ARES 5800 Series supports up to 16 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM memory. Programmable units are equipped with RS-232 and/or RS-485 serial ports for auto-flow control, as well as dual RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet ports for migration. All three models offer 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports, DVI connector for DVI-D/analog RGB, and DisplayPort. Constructed of lightweight aluminum alloy, controllers feature 9~36 Vdc power input, one 2.5 in SSD drive bay, and one mSATA socket. Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean

Outdoor Air-Cooled Condensers offer green-friendly option.

April 24, 2015

Suited for portable and central chillers, Outdoor Air-Cooled Condensers use outdoor ambient air to cool refrigerant high vapor pressure in chiller refrigeration loop. Condensing coils, available in single or multiple circuit applications and multiple fan configurations, satisfy chiller capacities up to 125 tons. Venturi motor mounts and fan guards are epoxy-coated for corrosion protection. By selecting remote condenser option, users benefit from moving heat and sound of process cooling outdoors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC-DC Power Supplies deliver full output at high temperatures.

April 24, 2015

Featuring fanless, conduction-cooled design, LCC600 Series delivers full 600 W power output across wide operating temperature of -40 to +85°C. Universal input of 90–264 Vac with optional 180–305 Vac input enables worldwide use without adjustment. First models available provide single 28 or 48 Vdc output and 5 V standby voltage output. Housed in sealed 4 x 9 in. enclosure with optional IP65 protection, 1U power supplies provide typ efficiency of 93% and are suited for indoor/outdoor use. Read More

Software

CAM Software helps optimize productivity for metal industry.

April 24, 2015

In addition to optimizing preparation of work and ensuring accuracy of time calculations for laser machines, CAM 2D v2015 allows machining to alternate between Fly-Cut and normal modes using offset configured in software or machine. Program also offers flexible and automatic text marking feature. CAM 3D v2015, incorporating complete design environment for processing work with pipes, optimizes management of geometries, vectors, contours, heights, and entry/exit attacks. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Quality Test System confirms smartphone performance.

April 24, 2015

Providing automated method to test all types of data to/from smartphones, VQuad™ Solution confirms performance, quality, and reliability. NetTest enables tests to be performed from mobile device and controlled remotely from VQuad™ script, including TCP, UDP, HTTP, VoIP, FTP, DNS, SMS, and email. Supported Dual UTA interfaces include 2-wire FXO, Bluetooth, Balanced, Mobile, and PTT. Providing centralized data retrieval, WebViewer™ supports mapping to Google Maps™ and analysis of voice and data. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Mixed Signal I/O Module optimizes testability of assemblies.

April 24, 2015

With total of 96 single ended channels, Model SFX-5296LX extends Boundary Scan test to non-scannable components such as connectors, clusters, or analog interfaces. Unit uses parallel I/O and is equipped with diverse dynamic test resources for each channel, such as frequency counter, event detector, arbitrary waveform generator, and digitizer. Each channel can be configured as input, output, and tri-state, and both static and dynamic at-speed tests are feasible. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

High-Temperature Sealant suits applications to 950°F.

April 24, 2015

Formulated by combining high-temperature resin with ceramic fibers and powders, Pyro-Putty™ 950 can be used as gasketing compound for boilers, compressors, heat exchangers, furnaces, ovens, and exhaust manifolds. Product repairs rough, scored, or irregular surfaces and is resistant to chemical and steam attack, high pressure/vacuum atmospheres, mechanical vibration, and joint movement. Offered in 11 oz caulk gun cartridge, sealant can cure in service or by heating joint without pressure. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Liquid Silicone Seals exhibit lotus effect (superhydrophobicity).

April 24, 2015

With surface-located protrusions measured in microns and modeled after surface of lotus flower, Liquid Silicone Seals feature structure resistant to water as well as viscous substances. Friction-reducing microstructure of sealing surface can help ease assembly in dry state without need for lubrication, and lightweight construction promotes application versatility. Also, liquid silicone seals possessing lotus effect help eliminate concerns over stick-slip effect. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

Passive RFID Decal provides secure vehicle identification.

April 24, 2015

Based on Alien Technology HIGGS chip and VENUS transponder, ASTRIA Decal is suited for automatic vehicle registration, electronic toll collection, and access control. User can print and program secure RFID and bar coded data on-demand using STAR's printing software and qualified RFID thermal-transfer printer. User memory can be secured via chip's read-lock and/or write-lock functions. For tamper evidence, decal is available with non-removable, non-transferrable/break on removal feature. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure/Temperature Transmitter suits low-power systems.

April 24, 2015

Multi-variable sensors combine multiple sensing systems, such as pressure, temperature, and LVDT linear position sensors, in one package to reduce component count and power consumption. Explosionproof AST46PT provides pressure and temperature outputs from one process point. Along with microprocessor-controlled design, features include one-piece body, respective pressure and temperature measurement accuracy of ±0.1% and 1.0% BFSL, as well as -40 to +250°F and 20,000 psi max ranges. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Vulcanizing Autoclaves offer high-speed operation.

April 24, 2015

Suitable for curing rubber or plastic products and components, Vulcanizing Autoclaves feature integral RapidLoader™ cart to provide access for loading/unloading as well as RAPIDOOR® quick-actuating door that locks and unlocks in seconds. RapidLoader has variable speed motor drive capable of speeds near 30 fpm. Constructed of carbon steel, pressure vessels operate at full vacuum up to 150 psig at 350°F. Sizes range from 36–42 in. inner diameter and 24–30 ft vessel lengths. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Fall Arrest Systems promote mobility and safety at heights.

April 24, 2015

With open track design, Miller® Rigid Rail Fall Arrest Systems are engineered to foster facilitated movement and reduce risk of injury while working at heights on or above vehicles/elevated machinery. Inverted L System (single rigid rail) suits use where space for foundation is limited, T Dual Track System (dual rigid rail) delivers dual fall protection coverage for working side-by-side, and P Series System (portable single rigid rail) serves applications requiring temporary protection. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Heat Transfer Fluid offers durability, high-temperature capacity.

April 24, 2015

Paratherm™ HT has hydrogenated terphenyl chemistry and is formulated for closed-loop, liquid-phase heating to 650°F in fired heaters and 675°F in waste-heat recovery and full convection heaters used in gas processing, plastic/chemical production, waste-oil recovery, and biodiesel industries. Along with density of 8.34 lb/gal @25°C, properties include 700°F max film temperature, 52.0°F min startup temperature (300 cSt), and respective kinematic viscosities of 32.0 and 4.2 cSt at 40 and 100°C.

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Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Biocontainer Assemblies suit rocker-style bioreactors.

April 24, 2015

Available in design options up to 50 L, FlexGro® Single-Use Biocontainer Assemblies are delivered presterilized for immediate use. Units feature TepoFlex® polyethylene multi-layer film, which is devoid of slip agents, providing repeatable performance for cell cultivation processes. Assemblies can be customized to specific end-user requirements via various sampling and process connection options. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Air Nozzle suits cooling, drying, and blow-off applications.

April 24, 2015

Made of tough ABS material and rated at 150°F, Airwisk™ Nozzle produces quiet, concentrated flat-fan pattern of air. High-impact air is discharged through recessed orifices with pinpoint accuracy. Nozzle is designed with several mounting holes to ensure accurate alignment and can be mounted individually or side by side for maximum coverage. With ¼ in. thread size, nozzle’s capacity ranges from 9.5 scfm at 20 psi to 32.1 scfm at 100 psi. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment

LED Task Lights help reduce energy expenditure.

April 24, 2015

Available in swivel head, high-intensity fixed focus head, and slim aluminum lamp head models, Sirrus Industrial Grade LED task light offers 25,000 hr-rated alternative to fluorescent lighting in diverse applications. Design allows adjustment to facilitate examination and inspection of close-up work, and 19.5 in. industrial grade flexible arm is coated for protection against permeation by dust and liquids. While metal mounting clamp is supplied as standard, magnetic base is optional. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Stainless Steel U-Handles are designed with no threads.

April 24, 2015

Available in lengths from 125–250 mm, GN 425.3 Stainless Steel Cabinet U-Handles are intended for applications that require handle to be welded, or that require special threads or holes for mounting. RoHS-compliant units are made of American standard 300 series stainless steel with matte shot-blasted finish. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Waste Handling Equipment

Hazardous Material Overpacks come in 20 and 30 gal sizes.

April 24, 2015

Made of chemically-resistant polypropylene, UN-Rated 20- and 30-gal Overpack Salvage Drums keep hazardous waste safely contained and facility in compliance with shipping regulations. Products are X-rated and suitable for Packing Groups I, II, and III hazardous materials. Designed and sized for shipping leaking cans, bottles, and 5-gal pails as well as lab packing applications, containers feature leak-proof, twist-on, notched lid and can be nested when empty. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Drivers include programmable and battery backup versions.

April 24, 2015

DALI and 0–10 V programmable ThoroLED™ drivers are offered with handheld programmer that can set different current outputs for drivers being used in luminaires – directly on production line bench – either stand-alone or connected to computer. Also available, HotSpot™ All-In-One LED Driver/Emergency Battery Pack suits LED luminaire manufacturers that require stand-by battery backup in case of power interruption. Design also simplifies installation and wiring. Read More