New Anti-Static Ion Air Cannon is CE, UL and RoHS Certified

EXAIRs new Ion Air Cannon eliminates static electricity and cleans at distances up to 15 feet, with no moving parts. It is ideal for bench-tops, machine mounting, and those “hard to reach” spaces that require a concentrated flow of static eliminating ions. This engineered product has undergone independent laboratory tests to certify it meets the

HIWIN HQ Moves to New Location – Expands for Business Growth

As a result of HIWIN America’s continued success and growth in the Americas, the corporation will be relocating its US based headquarters to a new, larger location in Huntley, Illinois. Scheduled to open in February 2017, the new building will house a large machining facility, labs for Quality, Engineering/R&D and Training, and a high-efficiency warehousing

J.W. Winco Now Offers Stainless Steel Square Weldable Cam Action Indexing Plungers

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 612.3 Stainless Steel Square Weldable Cam Action Indexing Plungers. These RoHS compliant cam action indexing plungers are best utilized when the pin needs to be retracted. When the lever arm is rotated 180°, the pin retracts into the indexing plunger

Stackpole’s MG / MGM Series Axial Leaded Metal Glaze Resistors For 0.25W to 3W Applications

The MG / MGM Series from Stackpole is a high voltage thru hole resistor product with resistance values from 1K ohms up to 1G ohm. The metal glaze element provides working voltages ranging from 1600V up to 7000V, tolerances as low as 1% and 100 ppm TCR. This makes the MG / MGM Series ideal

Steel, Aluminum, or Stainless Steel Split Set Collars with Adjustable Hand Lever Available from J.W. Winco

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now has available GN 706.4 Steel, Aluminum, or Stainless Steel Split Set Collars in metric sizes with Adjustable Hand Levers for tool-less clamping. The split set collars can safely and simply be assembled with high clamping forces via the adjustable lever without damaging

Renishaw unveils new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator

Renishaw’s new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator is capable of measuring all six degrees of freedom from a single set-up, in any orientation for linear axes. The XM-60 offers significant improvement in simplicity and time saving over conventional laser measurement techniques. As demands on component tolerances increase, manufacturers are now required to consider all error sources from

New tools and convenience, from design to manufacturing

The new EPLAN Harness proD version 2.6 is intuitive 3D/2D software that covers all of today´s requirements for convenient, high quality wiring and wire harness engineering. New features include enhanced automatic wire dimensioning and intuitive routing of wires with predefined lengths. Open interfaces allow for true collaboration between mechanical and electrical engineering. In addition, version

New Surface Mount Threaded Standoffs for PC Boards

Keystone Electronics has introduced a new series of threaded standoffs specifically designed and packaged for use on PC Boards in the same manner as other surface mount components. Manufactured from steel with a tin plate, these standoffs can be added to the board using the same SMT equipment used to populate the board, reducing scrap

New Matt Chrome Covers For OKW’s Designer COM-KNOBS

OKW has added striking new matt chrome covers to its COM-KNOBS range of collet knobs for rotary potentiometers – perfect for metal or metallic-look front panels. High quality COM-KNOBS suit a huge range of applications including measuring and control, medical and wellness devices, laboratory equipment, heating and air conditioning, communications equipment and building management systems.

Autofocus Lens Joint Product Interoperability

Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, has today announced a collaboration with PixeLINK®, a world leader in autofocus cameras with liquid lens technology. The collaboration enhances the capabilities of PixeLINK’s autofocus USB 3.0 cameras by accommodating Edmund Optics’ line of Cx lenses, modular lenses that easily integrate elements such as internal filters

HIROSE and HARTING Launch Future Ethernet Interface

A Compact Future Ethernet Interface: ix Industrial™ Our Mission: To Improve Performance! HIROSE Electric Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan, and HARTING Electronics GmbH, Espelkamp Germany, held a joint press conference presenting a miniaturised high-speed connector for robust Ethernet cabling at the autumn trade show “electronica” on 9 November 2016 in Munich (Hall B2 /

Cost-Effective Laminates for Automotive Radar Sensor Applications

Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) announced the latest addition to its RO4000® Series thermoset circuit materials: RO4830™ high-frequency laminates. RO4830 laminates offer 76-to-81-GHz auto radar sensor designers a lower-cost-but-performance-competitive option. Rogers RO4830 laminates have a lower price point and are processed by means of standard epoxy/glass (FR-4) circuit fabrication methods, for lower overall production costs versus PTFE-based

AutomationDirect Expands Enclosure Air Conditioner Offering

AutomationDirect has expanded its Stratus® line of enclosure air conditioners to include compact models. Excessive heat inside an enclosure can cause nuisance faults from electrical and electronic components, circuit breakers, fuses, and controlling units such as PLCs, HMI, and AC drives. Stratus enclosure air conditioners are closed-loop cooling systems designed for harsh environments, or when

AutomationDirect Offers Additional RFID Coded Non-contact Safety Switches

AutomationDirect has extended their offering of safety products to include the LPF and SPF-series RFID non-contact RFID coded safety switches. These non-contact safety switches use RFID communication between switch and actuator to provide the most tamper-proof protection using both master and unique coded actuators. When used in combination with a dual-channel safety relay, RFID-coded non-contact

Wireless Industrial Switches

In the past, the majority of wireless industrial control devices available have been for the monitoring, transmitting, receiving and processing of continuously variable (analog) parameters such as temperature, pressure, flow, humidity and speed. More recently an array of wireless components has emerged that generate and receive simple “on-off” signals for start/stop control, presence/position sensing, counting,

Machine Control Software from ACS Simplifies Control of Laser Processing Equipment

ACS Motion Control releases a software suite that significantly reduces or eliminates the need for user interface development and maintenance. Designed for high precision laser processing equipment, SPiiPlusSPC (smart processing commander) software provides complete machine control. The software easily integrates, manages, and coordinates the motion control system, laser, and other machine peripherals (vision, galvo, etc.).

New EK-P4 Evaluation Kit with Flow Element

Sensirion presents the advanced EK-P4 evaluation kit, which simplifies the evaluation of Sensirion’s differential pressure sensors even further. The kit combines all the features required for test measurement, including a flow element, so first measurements can be made cost-effectively and exceptionally quickly. The evaluation kit consists of a USB stick connected to a PCB on […]

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New Larger SNAPTEC Fast Assembly IP 65 Sealed Enclosures

OKW has launched a new larger size of its SNAPTEC fast assembly IP 65 sealed plastic enclosures. SNAPTEC offers a rapid solution for medical or home automation systems and small devices with low voltage electro-technical components (potentiometers, time controllers, coded control units) or electro-mechanical components (relays, fuses). These modern low cost sealed enclosures feature snap-on

Move-Series AT10-M Open-Ended Timing Belt

BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. is pleased to introduce the newest belt option in our move-series, the AT10move-M. This open-ended version joins the successful BFXmove truly endless timing belt that was launched last spring. The move-series represents the next generation of timing belts, offering up to 75% higher stiffness and 30% higher transmittable force than the standard

Lin Engineering Partners with CUI to Release a Highly Efficient and Reliable Stepper Motor and Encoder Combo

CUI Inc announced a partnership with Lin Engineering, a manufacturer of stepper motors, to integrate CUI’s innovative AMT encoder technology with Lin’s latest, high performance motor series. Lin Engineering’s G3718V series is a NEMA 17 sized motor with a length of 0.90 inches (22.86 mm) that can produce up to 50% more torque than motors

J.W. Winco Offers Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches Lockable

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 115.8 Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches Lockable. These RoHS compliant hook-type latches with hook and latch bracket are mainly used for sliding doors and flaps. The locking action is in radial direction to the axis of rotation, resulting in a wide

Two Pole SSRs Up to 75 Amps Per Pole

CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the launch of their new two pole solid state relays, the RK Series. Reducing the size of components is becoming a necessity for equipment manufacturers who want to stay competitive. Carlo Gavazzi has developed the RK Series with this idea in mind, as it provides solutions that minimize space

Low Cost 316SS Threaded Line Vac Turns Pipe into a Conveyor

EXAIR has added smaller and larger sizes to the air operated 316 Stainless Steel Threaded Line Vac conveyor product line which convert ordinary pipe into a powerful in-line conveying system for food products, pharmaceuticals and other bulk materials. The 316SS Threaded Line Vac is now available with NPT threads for use on 3/8 NPT through

SDP/SI Offers an Improved Alternative to Split-Hub Bevel Gears

Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) has expanded their component offering with the introduction of a new series of Fairloc® Hub Miter and Bevel Gears. The precision gear sets feature the unique Fairloc® hub design, are machined from Stainless Steel and Anodized Aluminum and are offered in a variety of ratios. The Fairloc® hub precision miter

Wall Mount Kit For METCASE UNIDESK Enclosures

METCASE is offering a kit that enables its sloping front UNIDESK aluminum enclosures to be wall mounted. This enhances the versatility of UNIDESK in a wide range of applications including industrial control, office systems, point-of-sale terminals, medical devices, security and access control. The kit – available as an accessory – offers a choice of wall