Auxiliary Switch for Power Industry Applications

August 3, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Series 102 auxiliary switch from Electroswitch was designed for use in electrical utilities, and it offers unidirectional 90° indexing. It is available with up to 24 poles, making it suitable for a variety of power industry applications. By modifying a snap-action rotary switch design, the series allows lever arm activation and a quick break action for DC as well as AC switching. It is also capable of

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Servomotor Feedback Systems

August 3, 2007 11:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sick Stegmann,Inc. introduces its SinCos SEK52 servomotor feedback systems with HIPERFACE interface. It features a design that eliminates components that tend to wear, increasing reliability and uptime, while reducing power consumption. They are well suited for use in applications that need precision feedback in a compact package. The systems feature integral scanning to automatically

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Stand-Alone Stepper Drives

August 3, 2007 11:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Motion Products announces its STAC6-Si high performance stepper drives for 220 VAC operation. These drives are programmable for stand-alone operation with Si Programmer Windows-based software with integrated tuning. A graphical point-and-click format combines motion, I/O and operator interface functionality for simple machine sequencing. As a result, the device integrates on a machine with other devices such as sensors and PLCs. The drives feature current output from 0.5A to 3.2A with 220V AC input, and they provide software selectable resolutions from

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Low Voltage Disconnect Switch

August 3, 2007 11:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cole Hersee Co. introduces its low voltage disconnect (LVD) switch that eliminates dead batteries by automatically disconnecting non-critical loads from a battery when the battery falls below a predefined threshold. When the battery voltage is restored, the switch automatically restores the functionality of the ancillary equipment. The switch prevents the loads from disconnecting during starting, and it provides over-current, short-circuit and over-temperature protections to ensure

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NEMA 23 Brushless DC Motor

August 3, 2007 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Magmotor introduces its compact high performance 8-pole brushless DC motor that is well suited for robotic drive systems, medical equipment and other automation applications where high torque to weight ratio are important. The motor is capable of 20 percent more torque than a standard 4-pole servo motor configuration for applications that may currently require NEMA 34 motors. The design produces a continuous torque up to

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Input Devices for Portable Handheld Applications

August 3, 2007 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announces its series of slim scrollwheel input devices that are available in 12 standard configurations for portable handheld applications. The model AMRX-1510 provides an integrated system for scrolling, directional navigation and push-button selection in a 1.9 mm × 18.5 mm package. The device combines an illuminated scrollwheel input device with tactile left, right, up and down navigation switches, and a center "select" button

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Vibration Limit Switch for Sensing Bulk Solids

August 3, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces Vibracon LVL-B series vibration limit awitches. The series sensors are insensitive to material build-up, external vibration and flow noise, and they have no mechanical moving parts for maintenance-free level sensing of bulk solids materials. The switches are well suited for sensing fine or coarse-grained material such as grain, sugar, animal feed, beans, gypsum, sand, plastic granules, chalk, cereals, rice, detergents and cement.

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Dust Proof and Water Resistant Pushbutton Switch

July 19, 2007 5:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phaseda LLC announced the HY52 pushbutton switch. This switch is rated IP54 and offers protection against dust and water without external PVC cap. It boasts high electrical rating up to 20A 125V AC with UL approval, suitable for many power applications, like power tools, battery powered toy cars and vacuum cleaners. This switch snaps into industrial standard panel cut-out size. The function includes DPST, SPST On/Off and

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Mechanical Vibration Switch for Machine Shutdown Protection

July 17, 2007 5:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Model 685A07 Mechanical Vibration Switch from the IMI Sensors Division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB) comes standard with an external pushbutton reset, and does not require power to operate. The switch uses a spring loaded, magnetically coupled sensor which can be externally adjusted for higher or lower sensitivity. This technology is suitable for cooling towers, fans, small motors or pumps, or any installation which requires immediate shutdown when increased vibration levels are present.

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NEMA 8 Sub-Miniature Hybrid Stepping Motor

July 12, 2007 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nippon Pulse America introduced NEMA Size 8 hybrid stepper motors that produce high speed and torque in a sub-miniature, RoHS-compliant package. They are suited for motion control applications where small size with high torque is essential. The torque levels reached with this step motor line makes them an alternative to servomotors in many applications. The compact and lightweight 1.8º NEMA 8, bipolar hybrid stepper motors provide flexibility in applications with limited space.

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Locking Rocker Switch Provides Increased Safety

July 11, 2007 10:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cole Hersee Company announced the 58336 Locking Rocker Switch, which automatically locks in the off position, and a slider must be actuated before the switch can be turned on. Suitable for applications that require an additional level of safety and security, the switch offers a bright orange actuator that allows users to easily view if the switch is locked. It is weather-resistant and provides SPST On-Off configuration, and offers

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SMD Detection Switch Available in Right or Left Operation Direction

July 6, 2007 5:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces the availability of the D3SH series of ultra-small size, low profile SMD switches. Measuring just 3.4 mm × 3.0 mm × 0.9 mm and weighing just 0.02g, the switch is utilized in presence/absence applications to detect location with an on-off signal. A unique mechanism enables high contact reliability and precision operation. The switch is available in SPST-NO or SPST-NC contact configuration with a rating of 1 mA @ 5V DC. These versatile switches are available in right or left operating direction, with standard levers (1.6 mm travel) or long levers (2.1 mm travel),

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Miniaturized Solid State Relays

July 5, 2007 9:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announces its ASSR-301C/302C and ASSR-401C/402C relays that are designed for sensing and multiplexing applications such as test and measurement and data acquisition systems where low power consumption and high system throughput are essential. These solid state relays provide low off-state capacitance of less than 15 pF for good signal isolation and low on-resistance for less insertion loss. Low off-state leakage of less than 10 nA

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Heater Kit

July 5, 2007 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering, Inc. introduces its Kapton Heater Kit that has thin, flexible heaters with adhesive backing so they conform to almost any flat or curved surface. Etched foil design and constructed in 15 different shapes, this versatile kit will suit almost any application. These heaters withstand temperature extremes from -200°C to +200°C (-328°F to 392°F), they have exceptional tensile strength and tear-resistance and they are chemically resistant to many solvents and oils.

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Direct Drive Frameless Motors

July 5, 2007 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion’s ULT Series direct drive frameless motors are available in sizes down to 27 mm in diameter with axial length from an 8 mm to a 20 mm through-hole. These smaller sizes enable the motors to be used for optics applications as well as traditional direct drive rotary table systems. They are suitable for precision positioning with the use of a high resolution encoder or for continuous scanning in medical devices, computer component manufacturing or optical inspection

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