ES21 emergency stop pushbuttons are a must for automated machines and systems. They provide a means for a person to stop a machine or system in the event of an emergency. Depending on the variant, the emergency stop pushbuttons are either integrated into a machine operator panel or mounted directly on the machine.
Introducing the 1481SDH Series Deep Hinged HMI Cover Kits from Hammond Manufacturing. These extra deep kits are designed to provide protection and easy access to components and equipment installed inside an enclosure, with your choice of 14 gauge mild steel or 316L stainless steel frames. These HMI cover kits maintain the environmental protection levels of enclosures; the painted mild steel maintains Type 4 and 12, while stainless steel maintains Type 4, 4X and 12.
Introducing the HN 3R Side-Mount Filter Fans from nVent Hoffman. HN 3R Side-Mount Filter Fans quickly install into enclosures with a click-fit design; no tools or screws required, and the grilles open with the flick of a finger for easy filter replacement. There is a reverse airflow option on items ending with “R” available to push/pull air through higher static pressure, and a standard rope gasket provides a proper seal to the enclosure, as well as similar cut-out sizes as other filter fan manufacturers.
FLIR has recently released the FLIR CM276 professional clamp meter with infrared imaging, a visual camera, and solar photovoltaic (PV) direct current (DC) built for electrical test and measurement. The CM276 empowers electrical professionals to troubleshoot electrical system components with Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM) and radiometric multispectral dynamic imaging (MSX), which overlays visible camera details onto the thermal image, helping users safely execute inspections and identify hazards before contact is made.
Have you selected the appropriate base unit for your application? Various expansion modules can be docked to a PNOZmulti 2 base unit, depending on the requirement: For example: I/O modules, motion monitoring modules and link modules. To monitor pushbuttons and other digital sensors, you can use the input module PNOZ m ES 16DI for standard applications. Configurable in the software tool PNOZmulti Configurator from Version 11.3, 16 digital inputs are available for the connection of pushbuttons and other digital sensors.
IDEC Corporation has expanded its SmartAXIS touch family with the new FT2J Series combined PLC+HMI. A compact all-in-one form factor combines built-in full function controller features and functions, both onboard and expandable I/O, and an advanced technology 7” touchscreen display, providing many advantages for a wide variety of industries. An all-in-one PLC+HMI is compact and consumes far less panel space than separate units. Because the PLC and HMI are internally connected, require only one power supply, and share the same network connection, installation is simplified.
Emerson has recently announced the new PACSystems IPC 2010 Compact Industrial PC (IPC), a rugged industrial computer designed to handle a wide range of machine and discrete part manufacturing automation applications. The new solution is designed to serve manufacturing sites and OEM machine builders who need a ruggedized, compact, durable IPC to cost-effectively support their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and other digital transformation initiatives.
AutomationDirect has recently added WAGO Eco2 series power supplies that offer performance and value, featuring high efficiency and a compact, space-saving design, making them ideal for space-limited applications. These economical power supplies provide reliable performance and long service life for a variety of applications such as industrial automation, building management systems, machine control, and robotics.
Panduit recently announced it has successfully complied and received certification for its cable cleats in accordance with the recently published technical standard by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). CSA C22.2 No.61914:23 Cable Cleats for Electrical Installations, was published in early October 2023. This achievement underscores the company’s ongoing dedication to providing cutting-edge, safe, and reliable solutions to meet the ever-evolving demands of the industry.
ASEM 6300 Industrial PCs are available in box and panel form and allow for greater customization. Innovation with FactoryTalk Optix software and seamless deployment to HMI solutions is available withthe ASEM 6300 device that best fits customer needs. ASEM 6300 Industrial PCs are one of the solutions in the new FactoryTalk Optix portfolio. The FactoryTalk Optix portfolio allows users to choose their own technology mix, where for the first time, Rockwell Automation customers can use visualization software to design HMI applications that can natively work with both Rockwell Automation and third-party controllers and display a choice of hardware from either Rockwell Automation or a third-party.
New KUKA.MixedReality software visualizes the environment of robot cells live on your smartphone to support fast, safe and intuitive robot start-up. The mobile app displays tools and interference geometries to enable early detection of potential hazards so users can eliminate them before a robot starts work. Augmented Reality (AR) enables intuitive robot startup. It connects the real and virtual worlds to enrich the environment of the robotic cell with clear, uncomplicated digital information. Users can detect and correct errors quickly, which accelerates installation and increases safety.
With new adapter jaws, SCHUNK has established compatibility between machine vises and the world’s broadest portfolio of top jaws from SCHUNK/GRESSEL. These useful connecting elements offer new and flexible clamping options for any machining task. The interface between the machine vise and the top jaws for the specific clamping task depends on the manufacturer. Until now, users have been bound to the respective vise manufacturer’s jaw portfolio for this reason. This is now a thing of the past with the new SCHUNK adapter jaws.
E-Switch PVB3 Anti-Vandal Switches provide durability and security in a sleek and modern package. The E-Switch PVB3 features a 16mm panel cutout, an IP65 environmental rating, momentary or latching functions, and optional ring/power symbol illumination. These anti-vandal switches offer multiple LED color options for further customization. The switches are designed for commercial appliances, security devices, industrial controls, and more.
Littelfuse, Inc. introduces the 59177 Series ultra-miniature overmolded reed switch, offering designers unparalleled flexibility for space-constrained applications. With its compact design and low power consumption, the 59177 Series reed switch provides a reliable solution for various high-speed switching applications. The 59177 Series reed switch boasts an ultra-miniature size of 9.0 mm x 2.5 mm x 2.4 mm (0.354” x 0.098‘’ x 0.094”), making it the smallest overmolded reed switch in the Littelfuse product portfolio. Despite its tiny footprint, this switch can handle up to 170 Vdc or 0.25 A at up to 10 W, ensuring optimal performance in demanding applications.
RS has recently added three new suppliers to its line card. The three new suppliers — Brennan, Fairview Microwave, and MENNEKES — provide RS customers with an even broader selection of electrical, electronic, and mechanical solutions engineered to deliver outstanding performance and value in applications extending throughout every segment of the industrial market.
AutomationDirect has added the new AchieVe WDW series wire duct that provides more options for easy wire management at great prices. This rugged, wide finger, rigid wall wire duct is made of self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0 rated flame-retardant PVC material. AchieVe wire duct features convenient upper and lower score lines to facilitate breaking off individual fingers when extra space is needed for wider cables.