Miniature Slide Switches Feature Low Profile

December 10, 2007 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components developed its JS Slide Series of low-profile miniature slide switches that are suitable for applications with limited PC board space and height restrictions, including mobile telecommunications, computers and remote control equipment. One- or two-pole miniature switches feature 2 mm high actuators (some l mm models), making them easy to operate. Available in single-, double- and triple-throw circuits

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Rocker Switches with Numerous Options

December 10, 2007 10:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Apem Components, Inc. introduced its 2600 Series of rocker switches for power applications with capacitive and inductive circuits as well as common resistive circuits. These switches are suitable for a variety of industries that include commercial and business equipment, medical, security, industrial controls, transportation and automotive, and appliances. The switches satisfy power ratings up to 15A at 250V AC

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VHD for High Load Motion Control Applications

December 10, 2007 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kerk Motion Products announced its VHD series for eliminating drag and wear associated with high pre-load forces. The anti-backlash assembly provides maximum load-carrying capability and high axial and radial stiffness. Designed for smooth, quiet operation and long life, the assembly provides low drag torque

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Compact Speed Controller for Brushless DC Motors

December 10, 2007 8:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxon Precision Motors introduced its DECS 50/5 (digital EC controller sensorless) controller for driving brushless DC motors without Hall sensors. Typical sensorless drives such as pumps and fan applications can be created because of integrated controlling algorithms. The input voltage range of 10V to 50V enables flexibility and adaptability. In continuous operation, an output current of 5A of the power stage is permissible

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Reduced-Size Relay Saves Space

December 10, 2007 8:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Global Components & Controls reduced the overall size of its G71 relay by 33 percent while retaining the universal footprint. Two versions are available with ratings of either 5A at 120V AC/28V DC, 7A at 240V AC or 10A at 120V AC/28V DC, 12A at 240V AC. The relay is offered with 1 Form A or 1 Form C configurations in a sealed enclosure. Dielectric strength is 1,500V AC between coil and contacts

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DC Power Relays for Green Power Applications

December 10, 2007 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announced its G9E Series of DC power relays that provide a means of disconnect in high power battery applications. These relays feature a sealed, gas-filled construction that cools the arc created during switching so that the contact gap is reduced, allowing for a 70 percent reduction in overall size when compared to contactors. An added benefit is a reduction of

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Programmable Stepper Drives for Stand-Alone Operation

December 10, 2007 8:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Motion Products introduced its ST5-Si stepper drives that are programmable for stand-alone operation with proprietary 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. These drives deliver 24V DC to 48V DC with output current from 0.5A to 5.0A. They protect against over-voltage, under-voltage, over-temp and external output shorts

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Power-rated Illuminated Pushbuttons for Light Industrial Applications

December 4, 2007 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches’ LB, YB, UB and UB2 families of power-rated illuminated devices are suitable for industrial applications. The series is comprised of several comprehensive families of pushbutton switches ranging from 3A at125V/250V AC to 5A at 30V DC, these switches are offered in various shapes including round, square and rectangular, with multiple cap styles, illumination types and colors. Bi-color versions can also be specified.

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Long ball screws for high-speed, low-noise applications

December 3, 2007 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

SKF USA announced long lead ball screws designed for linear actuation in high-speed, low-noise applications. Their design allows the drive motor to move with the adjustment nut to help reduce inertia and use less power. Versions include the Series SLT with axial play and Series BLT with backlash elimination. Diameters range from 25 mm to 50 mm and leads range from

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Industrial Four and Seven Port USB 2.0 Hubs Provide High Data Rate to Host

December 3, 2007 5:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems expanded their line of USB hubs to include both 4-port and 7-port versions that are USB 2.0 compliant, providing a full 480M bps data rate to the host, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 and 1.0 devices. Each includes a wall-mount AC adapter that supplies a full 500 mA to each attached USB peripheral. The HUB4P integrates SeaLATCH locking USB ports that are fully compatible with standard USB cables.

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Tunable Tactile Switches Enable Additional Sound Effects In Applications

November 30, 2007 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a series of sound tunable tactile switches, designated the KSC ST Series. The design of the switch enables the sound intensity to be 100 percent controlled, with the ability to match the sound level of applications with two sound intensity grades. The company is also able to ensure continuity of the sound when a printed circuit board is populated with a number of switches.

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Process Sealed Toggle and Pushbutton Switches

November 16, 2007 4:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

CIT Relay & Switch announces the BST and BSP Series toggle and pushbutton switch series, providing design engineers versatile, multiple function toggle and momentary pushbutton switches for use in a variety of applications. Both offer a wide variety of termination options. The BST toggle is available with numerous actuator lengths and optional gold contacts. The BSP pushbutton features a snap-in mounting option. Both series offer

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Miniature Stepping Gearmotor Family

November 6, 2007 11:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nidec-Copal Corporation introduced the LPD6G series, a miniature stepping motor with parallel planetary gearhead. The miniature 2 phase stepping motor-geartrain develops 1.2 oz-in (9.0 Nm) at 1358 pulses-per-second or 30 rpm in its tiny package size of 0.5” × 0.41” × 0.343” wide (including lead exit height). It uses 3.0V to 3.3V input and draws less than 100 mA fully loaded

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Motor Mount Manifolds for Mobile Machinery

October 31, 2007 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. announced four types of ready-to-mount hydraulic integrated circuits (HICs) that fit seven proprietary low speed, high torque motors. This family of standardized, off-the-shelf HICs will speed up OEMs’ production times compared to using remote-mounted custom HICs. They provide common functions including counterbalance, cross-port relief, bypass solenoid and dual shock valve with anti-cavitation.

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Miniature Stepper Motor(2)

October 31, 2007 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

MicroMo Electronics, Inc. announced its Series ADM1220S miniature stepper motor with an external motor diameter of 12 mm and a length of 17.2 mm. It has a holding torque with current of 2.4 mNm, and it can achieve a boost torque of 4.1 mNm. The motor offers 20 full steps per revolution in full step mode, and it is capable of 160 microsteps per revolution with a maximum error of ±0.2° at speeds ranging from 10 rpm to 6,000 rpm.

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