4B Components, Ltd.

Control Unit monitors bucket elevators/conveyors.
Controls & Controllers

Control Unit monitors bucket elevators/conveyors.

Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4), used to monitor bucket elevators and conveyors, processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed/misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment, and plug conditions. Upon alarm condition detection, system logs details, sounds alarm, and provides shutdown control of elevator/conveyor and feeding system. Along with color 3.5 in.Â- LCD,...

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Speed Switch Sensor/Test Device accelerates diagnostics routines.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Speed Switch Sensor/Test Device accelerates diagnostics routines.

Supplied in ergonomic housing with OLED display, SpeedMaster™Ã‚- provides independent, real-time, and complete verification of entire speed monitoring system to ensure alarms and shutdowns work as expected. This diagnostic tool, with Pulse Pilot, operates in 2 modes: input mode provides machine's running speed while output mode allows testing of speed switch at set underspeed...

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Proximity Sensors deliver pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensors deliver pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc.

With solid state relays, Proxswitch P8003V10C and P8004V10C are specifically designed for speed monitoring applications requiring pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc for PLC integration. Both sensors can also be used to detect shaft, gate, or slide position as well as object presence. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body that is corrosion- and abrasion-resistant, dust-tight and waterproof, sensors...

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Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67...

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Testing/Calibration Device aids speed switch sensor evaluation.
Test & Measurement

Testing/Calibration Device aids speed switch sensor evaluation.

Operating inÂ- 2 modes, SpeedMaster™ tests calibration of 4B speed switches and their alarm and shutdown underspeed relays. Input mode provides user with machine's actual running speed, and output mode lets user test speed switch at set underspeed trip points for real-time verification of monitoring systems alarm and shutdown functions. This maintenance tool does not require removal of...

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Capacitance Point Level Indicator offers plug/choke detection.
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Capacitance Point Level Indicator offers plug/choke detection.

IP65-rated for hazardous dust environments, Binswitch Elite detects level or plug situations for bulk granular solids or liquids in tanks, bins, or silos. Unit features user selectable relay output that can be magnetically calibrated to be normally energized or de-energized. During calibration, sensor automatically compensates for potential dust build up. Sensor is fully encapsulated in 30 mm...

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Underspeed Sensor has multi-voltage (24-240 AC/DC) design.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Underspeed Sensor has multi-voltage (24-240 AC/DC) design.

CSA class II division 1 groups E/F/G and IP67 approved for hazardous dust environments, M800 Elite Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on rotating machines. Inductive sensing device, located in nose of enclosure, will detectÂ- metal target: existing bolt head or Whirligig® fully guarded target and sensor mount. Models are...

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Rotary Shaft Encoder consists of 304 or 316 stainless steel.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Rotary Shaft Encoder consists of 304 or 316 stainless steel.

Industrial duty 4B Rotech encoder protects equipment and personnel from dangerous underspeed or belt slip conditions. Unit features sealed housing and is bolted directly to machine shaft; it is suited for machines with speeds ranging from 1–1,500 rpm. High speed versions can monitor shaft speed up to 5,000 rpm. Rated CSA Class II Div. 1 and IP67, AC/DC units are also available with 1–1,000...

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Hand Held Tester evaluates bearing temperature sensors.
Test & Measurement

Hand Held Tester evaluates bearing temperature sensors.

Featuring integrated heating block specifically designed for direct insertion of 4B ADB sensors, Hand Held Test Unit, with integral controls and temperature display,Â- heats sensor to desired trip point and allows real- life testing of sensor and temperature monitoring system. During planned maintenance or periodic testing, ADB bearing sensor tester can be used as diagnostic tool to verify...

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Company News

4B Components honored at 2019 Mid-America Trade Summit

Columbia, MO - November, 2019 4B Components, a leading provider of hazard monitoring and bulk material handling equipment, was named 2019 Outstanding Exporter Honoree at the 2019 Mid-America Trade Summit. 4B USA president Johnny Wheat notes, “It was an honor for 4B to receive this award at the Mid-America Trade Summit. We appreciate the hard work, dedication and commitment of our export team...

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Company News

4B Components Ltd, 2019 Governor's Exporter Award Winner

Chicago, IL - June, 2019 –– Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton and Erin Guthrie, Acting Director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Export Awards during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago on June 26th. The Governor’s Export Awards honor Illinois companies that achieved excellence in exporting, as well as...

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Control Unit monitors bucket elevators/conveyors.
Controls & Controllers

Control Unit monitors bucket elevators/conveyors.

Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4), used to monitor bucket elevators and conveyors, processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed/misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment, and plug conditions. Upon alarm condition detection, system logs details, sounds alarm, and provides shutdown control of elevator/conveyor and feeding system. Along with color 3.5 in.Â- LCD,...

Read More »
Speed Switch Sensor/Test Device accelerates diagnostics routines.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Speed Switch Sensor/Test Device accelerates diagnostics routines.

Supplied in ergonomic housing with OLED display, SpeedMaster™Ã‚- provides independent, real-time, and complete verification of entire speed monitoring system to ensure alarms and shutdowns work as expected. This diagnostic tool, with Pulse Pilot, operates in 2 modes: input mode provides machine's running speed while output mode allows testing of speed switch at set underspeed...

Read More »
Proximity Sensors deliver pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensors deliver pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc.

With solid state relays, Proxswitch P8003V10C and P8004V10C are specifically designed for speed monitoring applications requiring pulse output up to 120 Vac/Vdc for PLC integration. Both sensors can also be used to detect shaft, gate, or slide position as well as object presence. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body that is corrosion- and abrasion-resistant, dust-tight and waterproof, sensors...

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Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Speed Sensor delivers 4-20 mA analog output.

Suited for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers, Milli-Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, and fans. Unit uses inductive sensing element in nose of enclosure to detect ferrous metal target. Fully encapsulated in polycarbonate body, switch is corrosion and abrasion resistant, dust-tight, and IP67...

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Testing/Calibration Device aids speed switch sensor evaluation.
Test & Measurement

Testing/Calibration Device aids speed switch sensor evaluation.

Operating inÂ- 2 modes, SpeedMaster™ tests calibration of 4B speed switches and their alarm and shutdown underspeed relays. Input mode provides user with machine's actual running speed, and output mode lets user test speed switch at set underspeed trip points for real-time verification of monitoring systems alarm and shutdown functions. This maintenance tool does not require removal of...

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Capacitance Point Level Indicator offers plug/choke detection.
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Capacitance Point Level Indicator offers plug/choke detection.

IP65-rated for hazardous dust environments, Binswitch Elite detects level or plug situations for bulk granular solids or liquids in tanks, bins, or silos. Unit features user selectable relay output that can be magnetically calibrated to be normally energized or de-energized. During calibration, sensor automatically compensates for potential dust build up. Sensor is fully encapsulated in 30 mm...

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Underspeed Sensor has multi-voltage (24-240 AC/DC) design.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Underspeed Sensor has multi-voltage (24-240 AC/DC) design.

CSA class II division 1 groups E/F/G and IP67 approved for hazardous dust environments, M800 Elite Speed Switch detects belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on rotating machines. Inductive sensing device, located in nose of enclosure, will detectÂ- metal target: existing bolt head or Whirligig® fully guarded target and sensor mount. Models are...

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