Controls and Controllers

Siemens Wins Order for Two Flex-Plant(TM) 10 Combined Cycle Power Islands

ORLANDO, Fla. - Siemens Energy has been awarded its first order for the supply of two SCC6-5000F Flex-Plant 10 combined cycle power islands. The order for the two power islands in El Segundo, California, comes from the U.S. power company NRG Energy. The advanced design of the Flex-Plant 10 offers an environmentally compatible solution for the peaking to intermediate market through fast-start...

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Three-Axis Joystick targets video surveillance applications.
Joysticks

Three-Axis Joystick targets video surveillance applications.

Featuring black housing and 10 programmable pushbuttons, IPD Launch Joystick provides intuitive control for pan, tilt, and zoom camera functions. Pushbuttons may be used to navigate between workspaces, cameras, views, and PTZ presets. Equipped with USB 1.1 interface, 3-axis resistive joystick integrates seamlessly with software applications supporting USB joystick inputs via Microsoft DirectX. No...

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Compact Safety Laser Scanner offers application flexibility.
Barcode Scanners / Readers

Compact Safety Laser Scanner offers application flexibility.

Type 3 safety laser scanner model OS32C has 104.5 mm profile and offers configurable detection zones. Weighing 1.3 kg and consuming 5 W nominally or 3.75 W in standby, product accommodates many presence detection and collision avoidance application needs. Its 270° detection angle enables one scanner to provide presence detection, including 2 warning zones and one safety zone, on 2 sides of...

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Miscellaneous Protectors

Circuit Protector features full voltage rating of 600 Vac.

Finger-safe to IP20, Compact Circuit Protector prevents contact with live components. DIN rail mount unit includes lockout/tagout capability, positive visible circuit isolation via disconnect switch, and local or remote open fuse indication. Short-circuit current rating of 200 kA with Class CC fuses minimizes requirements for personal protective equipment. If required, optional wired remote open...

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Miscellaneous Film

Honeywell Expands Line of Materials That Protect Solar Panels in Tough Environments

New PowerShield® backing system is lighter and thinner, yet offers the same protection as traditional designs VALENCIA, Spain - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that it has expanded its line of PowerShield® backing systems, which protect photovoltaic (PV) modules even under the most severe conditions. Honeywell's PowerShield line of backsheets now includes PowerShield PV270, which is 30...

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Seat Belts

TRW's Dynamic Locking Tongue Helps to Enhance Seat Belt System Performance

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety, is beginning to equip seat belt systems with its new Dynamic Locking Tongue (DLT) technology. The DLT is an elegant, lightweight and compact design consisting of a seat belt tongue (the plate which fastens into the buckle) with a rotating cam and a concealed spring. The DLT allows webbing...

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Containment Berms Offer Rugged Ground Protection with Higher Puncture Resistance
Berms

Containment Berms Offer Rugged Ground Protection with Higher Puncture Resistance

Aire Industrial has included in its containment berms line up the option of an integral track mat welded directly to the berm floor. This feature will provide superior puncture resistance and give the berm an additional immovability in areas of wind or climate instability. Containment berms designed for heavy traffic operations can utilize the supplemental component to extend the service life and...

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Electrical Indicators

Medium Voltage Indicator uses capacitive coupling, earth ground.

Respectively suited for 2-15 kV and 15-43 kV applications, VoltageVision® R-1VH and R1VL provide safety for workers performing mechanical or electrical maintenance on medium voltage equipment by helping to ensure isolation of electrical energy. Products utilize capacitive coupling with earth ground to complete flashing circuit as well as provide surge immunity and electrical installation...

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Converters

Device Converter simplifies multilayer PCB prototyping.

Actel device converter - DC-AX2000/RTAX2000S-01 allows users to implement commercial Axcelerator® FG896 package during prototyping, and then switch to equivalent CQ352 package for production. Soldered directly onto SMT QFP pads, product is designed to receive AX2000 Actel Axcelerator® Family FPGAs on top and converts pin mapping to RTAX2000S Actel Radiation-Tolerant FPGAs. Unit...

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Warning Systems

OCAS Provides Utility Wire Strike Prevention Solution to E.ON U.S.'s Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E)

Vienna, Va. - OCAS announced today that an innovative early-warning alert system for aircraft is fully operational on the Ohio River about 30 miles upriver from Louisville, near Madison, Indiana. It's associated with the construction of a new 345 Kv transmission line for Louisville Gas & Electric Company (LG&E) that spans the Ohio River near LG&E's Trimble County Generating facility. Towers on...

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