Photonics Control Devices Connect Via USB

May 3, 2010 5:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Newport Corporation introduced the CONEX family of compact, photonics control instruments. The product family features three devices that connect via USB plug-and-play technology and allow simple, functional PC-computer control solutions. Multiple units can

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Sensorless Brushless Gearmotors Eliminate Position Sensors and Wiring

April 29, 2010 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

In response to OEMs seeking higher energy efficiency and power density as well as simpler assembly and increased design life for their equipment, gearmotor and electric motor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. introduces its new line of sensorless brushless DC (SBLDC) parallel shaft gearmotors with powers up to 1/6 hp (124 watts).

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Miniature Panel Mount Keylock Switches Suit Medium Security Apps

April 15, 2010 10:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the availability of the SK Series of miniature panel mount keylock switches. Offered in either a two- or three-tumbler configuration, SK Series switches are appropriate for designs requiring

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Right Angle AC Gearmotors Tout High Power, Small Package

April 12, 2010 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bison Gear introduced its 100 mm AC motor line. The line is presented as offering 1/8 hp (93 W) in 30 percent less volume than previously available. The new 4" diameter single phase motors have now been mated to the company’s

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Subminiature Detect Switch Touts Reliable Contact Design

April 7, 2010 6:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new series of through-hole subminiature detect switches. Available with pretravel and overtravel, the KM1202 features a reliable contact design with a minimum electrical life of 10,000 actuations at full load.

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AC Gearmotor Provides Big Power in Small Spaces

March 23, 2010 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

In response to customers demanding more power in a smaller space, gearmotor and electric motor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. has introduced its new 100mm AC motor line offering 1/8 hp (93w) in 30% less volume than previously available.

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RF Switch Operates to 3 GHz with 2 Million Switching Operations

March 19, 2010 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Narda, an L-3 Communications company, introduced the Model MS-SMA-020 SPDT fail-safe RF mechanical switch that operates from DC to 3 GHz. It is appropriate for

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Spring-engaged Servomotor Brakes Provide Secure Holding

March 17, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nexen introduced a complete line of servomotor brakes designed to mount to servomotors up to 20 hp. The Eclipse Servomotor Brake family is comprised of spring-engaged servomotor brakes equipped with a

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Power Rocker Switch is Water Resistant

March 17, 2010 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phaseda LLC has introduced a water resistant power rocker switch. This HB-series rocker switch has a special internal design that leads water away from the contacts, making it appropriate for

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Card Eases Connectivity of Automation Drives to PROFINET-Based Networks

March 15, 2010 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Danfoss Drives introduced the VLT PROFINET MCA120 Option Card, expanding the Ethernet communication capabilities of the VLT AutomationDrive to PROFINET-based networks. This option card handles a single connection with an Actual Packet Interval down to 1 ms in

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Right-angle SMT Illuminated Pushbutton Designed With Long Travel

March 15, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch launched the LP37 Series illuminated pushbutton switch, which features a right angle, surface mount design with long travel. LED colors of red, green and yellow are available. Specifications include

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Optoelectronics & Displays

Non-Captive Programmable Linear Actuator Accommodates Variety of Screw Pitches

March 5, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA non-captive programmable linear actuator. In addition to full programmability through an easy-to-use graphic user interface, the non-captive actuator configuration is capable of

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Non-contact Safety Switches Are Fully Sealed, Encapsulated

March 4, 2010 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tapeswitch is expanding is product line with Mechan Controls, a British designer and manufacturer of machine guard safety systems whose non-contact safety switches ranges from simple, low cost magnetic safety versions through fully electronic safety systems with the option of

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Direct Drive Slotless Motor System Touts Low Profile Construction

February 12, 2010 7:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion has taken its UTS slotless frameless motors and created a packaged direct drive motor system for applications that require tight speed control and desirable smoothness. These direct drive motors feature

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Hall Effect Pushbutton Switch Touts Extended Life Cycles

February 11, 2010 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a Hall-effect pushbutton switch with life cycles to 10 million actuations. Designated the HP Series, the sealed switch features a non-contact Hall-effect contact system, and a high-energy magnet provides a  

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