Pneumatic Valve Islands are compatible with distributed I/O.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring M23 19-pin connector, Series VS18/VS26 addresses CNOMO standard E03.62.530.N within European automotive industry. Metal connector is suitable for 24 Vdc and 115 Vac valve islands and multi-pole valve islands with M23 connector. Compatibility with FD67 fieldbus I/O system enables direct control of islands from FD67 nodes as part of distributed system. Sandwich plates with additional pressure port 1 allow individual pressure supply for one valve.

Original Press Release:

Norgren Adds Even More Flexibility to its VS18/VS26 Pneumatic Valve Island

Littleton, Colorado, USA -August 2005. In response to customer needs Norgren has added more flexibility to its VS18/VS26 pneumatic valve islands. Following the successful launch in 2004 of this high performance valve island series the Swiss design team responded to feedback from the market and have added a number of useful options to the series.

Distributed Fieldbus
Within the field of automation systems there is a growing demand for decentralized solutions for control. In response to this demand Norgren has optimized the design of the VS18/VS26 to be compatible with its FD67 distributed I/O solutions. Offering VS18/VS26 with FD67 fieldbus I/O system enables direct control of valve islands from FD67 nodes as part of a distributed system..

CNOMO Standard
Now featuring an M23 19 pin connector the VS18/VS26 series addresses the CNOMO standard E03.62.530.N within the European automotive industry. This robust metal connector is suitable for 24V DC and 115V AC valve islands and Multipole valve islands with an M23 connector as well as the corresponding M23 cables with connectors are available.

Additional Accessories
In a direct response to customers needs Norgren has extended the Sandwich plates that are available for this innovative range. Plates with additional pressure port 1, either G or NPTF ported, allow individual pressure supply for one valve. The range of VS valve functions have also been enhanced with 2x2/2 valve options. Designed specifically for vacuum applications the new valve functions are available as 2x2/2 NC, NO, NO/NC derivatives.

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Norgren is one of the world leaders in the supply of motion and fluid control technologies for a wide variety of different industry sectors. Norgren is committed to optimising technological performance for its customers' advantage. All of Norgren's systems are engineered for flexibility based on strong product fundamentals. Application specific solutions frequently involve integrated or modular combinations of actuator, control valve and air preparation technologies.

With established manufacturing facilities in USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland, and Spain and with newer facilities in Mexico and the Czech Republic Norgren has the global manufacturing and support capabilities to be able to cope with the most demanding international projects. With support through an established sales and service network in 75 countries Norgren has the global reach and capability to ensure continuity of supply and local support where it is needed for customers involved in export markets or multi site operations. With three global technical centres in USA, Germany and the UK supported by 270 engineers Norgren is a subsidiary of the £1.6bn IMI PLC.
In the US, Norgren has a unique network of almost 100 distribution outlets operated by independent distributors.

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