Safety Edges

January 4, 2013 9:07 am | Tapeswitch Corporation | Products

Tapeswitch Corporation manufactures complete lines of safety edge machine guards. They manufacture to profile, actuation force, continuous length (to contour of machine), contoured, size, types of directional activation (front and side), and multiple configured edge assemblies.


Slotless brushless motor features rated output of up to 1,000 watts

January 3, 2013 9:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Koford Engineering LLC has introduced a new line of 1.6 in. (42mm) slotless brushless motor. These motor use ceramic hybrid bearings for long life and electrical isolation between motor shaft and housing. They are available with a variety of windings and in either sensorless or hall sensor configuration.


Brushless DC motor drives include operating current of 5 amps RMS continuous and a peak current of 10 amps RMS

January 3, 2013 9:31 am | Applied Motion Products | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Motion Products announces the release of a new line of brushless DC motor drives. The BD5 is a brushless DC motor drive that is based on advanced control technology featuring excellent performance and ease of use. The drive is aimed at OEM applications that require high performance, high speed stability, basic speed control and low cost.


Stepper designed for energy-efficient, environmentally conscious devices

December 18, 2012 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Canon U.S.A. recently launched sales of the new FPA-3030i5+ i-line stepper.  The FPA-3030i5+ is designed to provide a long-term manufacturing solution for manufacturers of energy-efficient, environmentally conscious devices including Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs),MicroElectroMechanical Systems  (MEMS) and power semiconductors.

LISTED UNDER: Motor & Generator

Linear rail system utilizes the size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator

December 17, 2012 1:45 pm | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has introduced the latest and final addition to the new BGS (Ball Guide Screw) linear rail product line. The BGS06 linear rail is a versatile system utilizing the popular size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical

Antistatic, snap-in keylock switch offers secure mounting

December 11, 2012 3:14 pm | NKK Switches | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the availability of the new SK Series of miniature, antistatic, snap-in keylock switches. This new series offers secure mounting and is ideal for designs requiring space-saving, minimum-security switching.


Door interlock switch enables frequent manual circuit interruptions with 100,000-cycle life span

December 4, 2012 3:43 pm | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a rugged snap-mount interlock pushbutton switch for door interlock systems. The reliable DS Series interlock switch provides latching or momentary actions to deliver a variety of integration options, including typical applications as a detection switch or a circuit interrupt in harsh environments.


IP68-rated sealed switch features unique internal construction with latching function

November 29, 2012 2:52 pm | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new single-pole single-throw, latching version of its NP Series industrial sealed pushbuttons. An innovative internal construction allows designers the feel of a momentary switch that has latching functionality. The RoHS-compliant NP Series switches are available in multiple housing styles and can be threaded via front or rear mounts, or slot-mounted. 

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Switches | Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Pushbutton switch designed for high-density instrumentation panels and display areas

November 29, 2012 11:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electro-Mech Components has introduced the SW44863 Split-Image Switch Series offering an ideal solution for high-density instrumentation panels and display areas in a compact footprint.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Switches | Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Feedthrough capacitors rated at 200A

November 20, 2012 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

For high power EMI filtering applications, where high current ratings are required, Syfer Technology has announced the SLV range of DC and AC feedthrough capacitors rated at 200A. This complements the extension to the existing SLG range rated at 100A. Typical applications for both ranges are considered to be IT servers....

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Packaging & Interconnects

Miniature circuit breakers conform to UL 489, CSA 22.2 No. 5, and IEC/EN 60947-2 standards

November 19, 2012 3:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The ABB Low Voltage Products division has introduced the new S200PR Ring Tongue family of high performance, current limiting miniature circuit breakers (MCBs) with ring tongue lug connections. The SU200PR range conforms to UL 489, CSA 22.2 No. 5 and IEC/EN 60947-2 standards.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

DC drives feature mounting flange that can be fully configured

November 16, 2012 3:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The DCX motors have precious metal or graphite brushes and may be equipped with standard preloaded ball bearings or sintered bearings and cover a large voltage range with six different ironless windings. With the new housing, almost all mechanical configurations are possible. The mounting flange can be fully configured.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Micro-electromechanical system accelerometer features ultra-low power consumption

November 7, 2012 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor introduced a new micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) accelerometer featuring ultra-low power consumption and a simple plug-and-play approach to tilt threshold detection for use in physical tamper protection for smart meter applications. Freescale’s Xtrinsic MMA8491Q

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Custom gear boxes designed for high torque, low speed applications

November 5, 2012 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion introduces custom gear motors for your high torque low speed and low profile applications. The assemblies combine precision gearing and direct drive frameless motor kits to form a new high torque alternative to coupling a servo motor to a traditional gear box.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Linear rail system achieves maximum horizontal load of 225 lbf

November 1, 2012 1:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the latest addition to the new BGS (Ball Guide Screw) linear rail product line. The BGS08 is designed to position heavy loads and maintain tight accuracy and repeatability even in applications requiring significant cantilevered loading.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices


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