Interpower completes its NEMA Socket Series product line

Interpower is pleased to announce that the complete series of NEMA 5-15, 5-20, 6-15 and 6-20 snap-in and screw-mount sockets are now available. The most recent addition of the 6-15 and 6-20 sockets completes an Interpower nine series product line which incorporates both snap-in and screw-mount sockets with four different configurations available for each one. Options

Cognex enters mobile terminal market

Cognex, a supplier of machine vision systems and industrial barcode readers used in factory automation and logistics, announced that it has developed and is now offering for sale, a totally new product line: ruggedized mobile terminals. Cognex’s MX-1000 series of mobile terminals offers manufacturers, logistics companies and many other organizations that currently rely on expensive,

Wall mount steel enclosures for harsh environments

The HWHK Series, from Hammond Manufacturing, is a family of easy to open, yet secure, wall mount enclosures designed to house electrical and/or electronic equipment in harsh industrial environments. Available as standard in 30 sizes in six heights from 24 to 60 in., five widths from 16 to 36 in. and five depths from 6

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visit Weidmuller’s Industry 4.0 Cockpit at Hannover Messe

The U.S. was Partner Country at the 2016 Hannover Messe, the world’s most important trade fair focused on industrial technology. Companies from around the world exhibited their solutions for integrated industry at the Hannover Exhibition Center and had the opportunity to meet potential business partners during the week long April event. President Barack Obama had

Beckhoff Automation introduces Compact CX8190 Embedded PCs

With the introduction of the new CX81xx Embedded PC series from Beckhoff, small controllers now offer significantly increased computing power. The CX8190 for Ethernet communication is the first device in the series and is also the first PC-based controller in an ultra-compact “Bus Coupler format” for TwinCAT 3 automation software. The 32-bit, 600 MHz ARM

Avnet introduces Industrial IoT Starter Kit to streamline smart device and cloud development

Avnet, a global technology distributor, introduced the Avnet MicroZed Industrial IoT Starter Kit, an out-of-the-box system, backed by industry solutions from IBM, Wind River and Xilinx, designed to simplify customers’ prototype and development efforts, while providing an easy and quick transition to production. The MicroZed Industrial IoT Starter Kit builds on Avnet’s commitment to support

OMEGA introduces customizable smart graphics displays

The OMEGA OM-SGD Series of panel meters with bright color TFT smart graphics displays are available in three screen sizes. They offer a wide operating power supply voltage range of 4 to 30 Vdc and two alarm outputs. Waterproof NEMA 6 (IP67) versions are also available. Using the provided Simple Wizard-based configuration software, select from

NEXCOM IoT gateway securely connects to the cloud with ease

NEXCOM IoT gateway solution CPS 200 provides simple yet secure connection to the cloud for legacy industrial automation and control systems in operation. Based on Intel IoT Gateway Technology, the CPS 200 features a unified user interface to streamline the configuration of various fieldbus protocols and cloud connection while shoring up security from the bottom

ON Semiconductor further extends IGBT offerings with Ultra Field Stop trench technology

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new series of insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) that use its proprietary Ultra Field Stop trench technology. The NGTB40N120FL3WG, NGTB25N120FL3WG and NGTB40N120L3WG are designed to deliver elevated levels of operational performance in order to meet the exacting demands of modern switching applications (Ets). These 1200 V devices are able to achieve total

EtherCAT Technology Group to officially support EtherCAT P

The technical committee of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has accepted EtherCAT P as an addition to EtherCAT concordantly. Moving forward, EtherCAT P, which combines the benefits of EtherCAT with power supply on the same cable, will be supported and promoted by the ETG. Introduced at the 2015 SPS IPC Drives trade show, EtherCAT P

Boker’s expands manufacturing capabilities for finishing washers

Boker’s has expanded its manufacturing capabilities to produce custom finishing washers, giving assembly applications a more precise, high-quality look and complete finish. Finishing washers, also referred to as “countersunk washers,” provide a flush surface and are custom manufactured in several common styles including: 90°, angle, flanged, un-flanged and rolled flange. In addition to achieving a

Electrically conductive epoxy meets NASA low outgassing specifications

Master Bond EP3HTS-LO is a single component epoxy for demanding bonding, sealing and coating applications. This system passes ASTM E595 tests for NASA low outgassing, making it well suited for use in the aerospace, electronic, microelectronic and optical industries. Featuring a silver filler, EP3HTS-LO is electrically conductive with a low volume resistivity of less than

Global brands rely on PolyOne for luxury plastic packaging

Brand owners who collaborate with PolyOne have access to Gravi-Tech density-modified formulations, metallic-effect GLS thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and InVisiOSM color and design services. The resulting caps and closures not only elevate packaging quality, but they also contribute to sensory branding experiences involving sight, touch and sound. For example, Gravi-Tech formulations impart weight, sound and a metallic