Dunkermotoren upgrades dMove motor design

Dunkermotoren continues to develop and refine their product offering with their new BLDC motor design. The BG 65 (S) from Dunkermotoren is probably the most sold industrial DC servomotor with completely integrated motor electronics. With the BG 65/ BG 66 dMove Dunkermotoren launches successor products now. The outward appearance of this series with simple control

Aluminum and Stainless Steel microPEM TackSert Pins

Aluminum and stainless steel microPEM® TackSert® pins from PennEngineering provide cost-effective alternatives to micro screws for attaching top panels to base panels or chassis in compact electronic assemblies.  They will attach top panels of any material to a base or chassis manufactured from common cast metals (such as magnesium and aluminum) or plastics (such as

Video review: Computer monitor for design engineers and CAD/CAM work — BenQ PD2710QC

In a recent video I did with my esteemed colleague Paul Heney of Design World, I got the chance try out a BenQ PD2710QC computer monitor designed specifically for designers working in CAD, illustration, and animation. Most useful to design engineers is a CAD/CAM mode that renders better contrast on lines and shapes on technical

SPIROL introduces molded-in aluminum threaded inserts for plastics

SPIROL is pleased to introduce a high performance line of Molded-in Inserts for Plastics manufactured from aluminum. The robust design of the Series 60 Blind-End and Series 61 Through-Hole Inserts consists of axial grooves to maximize torque resistance, balanced with radial undercuts to achieve high-pull out force. These Molded-in Inserts are designed to be placed

Erni optimizes board and wire connector solutions for industrial drives and controllers

ERNI Electronics continues to support industrial automation by taking advantage of decades of electro-mechanical contact design and employing that experience in ruggedized factory applications. Industrial automation requires constant, highly reliable connectivity for high vibration environments. Miniaturization is also challenging interconnect solutions and options, but it does not imply foregoing electro-mechanical reliability and mating integrity in

Single-axis paddle joystick incorporates latching and overpress functions

Curtiss-Wright Industrial division has announced the launch of the JC1210, a single-axis paddle joystick that extends the company’s recently-introduced JC1200 family by incorporating latching and overpress functionalities and offering multiple mounting solutions in a single body. This makes the new joystick controller ideal for use in control panels and armrest assemblies found in material handling

DC/DC converters put out 15, 20-W single/dual output in 1×2-in. footprint.

MINMAX is proud to announces its new MKW015M and MKW020M families of IEC/EN/ES 60601-1 Type BF Approved Medical DC/DC Converters offering 15 and 20 Watts of single / dual output power in the industry standard 1 x 2 inch footprint. Each of the MKW15M and MKW20M consist of 21 models offering input ranges of 9~18

SoftDEL launches BACnet Stack with Protocol Revision 18

To keep up with the speed of revisions in the BACnet Standard, SoftDEL expands its BACnet stack portfolio by making a state-of-the-art BACnet stack with protocol revision 18 available to OEMs within building automation ecosystem. The BACnet stack with PR-18 supports most of objects as defined in BACnet standard; including network port objects, lighting objects,

BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. Launches Mobile App for Calculating Timing Belt Pretension

BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. announces the launch of their first mobile app for iOS and Android. The “SM5 Pretension Calculator” is a companion app designed to work in conjunction with the SM5 Tension Meter.   The SM5 Tension Meter measures the static tension of all belt types in Hertz (Hz). The purpose of pre-tensioning a belt

High Voltage DC Inputs… As Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Pico Electronics has now expanded its product offerings to accommodate the high input voltages required from battery, solar and alternate voltage sources from 100 VDC to 1,200 VDC. These modules simplify requirements from these high voltages to board level requirements from 5 VDC to 300 VDC isolated outputs in one simple step. The DC1 series

Opto 22 Announces New Director of Training

Instructor-led, free hands-on classes to be continued; additional online courses will offer structured content to a wider audience and focus on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things platform developer Opto 22 announces the promotion of Norma Rodriguez to Director of Training. In this position Rodriguez will continue to

Advanced New Instrument Enclosures Now With Bail Arms

METCASE’s advanced new TECHNOMET instrument enclosures can now be ordered with bail arms for portable electronics applications. The bail arm is comfortable to hold and also doubles as a desk stand which can be indexed in 30o increments. The 5.90” high desktop models also feature recessed side handles as standard. Applications for TECHNOMET include medical

Emerson Automation in Las Vegas — New technologies for packaging industry

Pack Expo in Las Vegas this year was a huge success with more than 29,500 attendees and dozens of new design solutions of display. One supplier at the show making quite a number of important announcements was Emerson Automation. Emerson’s technologies help packaging lines gain flexibility by accommodating numerous package sizes and complexities; reduce losses

Special adhesives bring clarity to optic applications

Fiber optic, opto-electronic and photonic applications must have superior transparency, requiring optically clear epoxies, polysulfides, and silicones that exhibit excellent light transmission. Contributed by Rohit Ramnath, Senior Product Engineer, Master Bond Optical transmission, the ability for light to be channeled through a material, is particularly important for fiber optic, opto-electronic and photonic applications. As a

Weintek Changes The HMI Market With Remote Access

Industrial HMI-solution provider, WEINTEK USA, INC., has exponentially expanded the accessibility of the Human Machine Interface (HMI) with the introduction of the cMT3090 HMI, complete with the industry changing capability to support remote access via smartphone or tablet applications. Access to information at the Human Machine Interface is a vital part of todays workspace. That

J.W. Winco Strengthens Commitment to the Future by Introducing New Logo, Launching Enhanced Website

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, has launched an evolved company logo and website to reflect its commitment to continued growth and leadership in the standard parts industry. For over 35 years, Ganter, a global leader in manufacturing of standard parts since 1894, formed a synergistic partnership with JW Winco that has since provided world-class

Beckhoff System-Integrated Solutions at Pack Expo 2017: from Automation to HMI to IIoT

The Beckhoff Automation booth (S-6302) will be the center of automation technology (AT) and IT convergence at Pack Expo 2017 in Las Vegas. The comprehensive Beckhoff system architecture for packaging machine automation promotes control hardware consolidation by advancing powerful PC-based control technology. This approach takes the best from AT and IT, making the most powerful

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Launches New Content Rich Website

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has announced the launch of its new website www.mnrubber.com The new site is a valuable technology resource for design engineers needing sealing solutions, rubber-to-metal bonding in custom rubber and thermoplastic parts and assemblies. Designed in the latest responsive format, the site provides easy viewing and navigation on desktops, tablets and mobile

All Rittal Climate Products Receive UL Certification

Rittal Corporation has received the US and Canadian Listing Certification (FTTA/FTTA7) with Underwriters Laboratory(UL). Rittal climate products, from the energy-efficiency Blue e air conditioners to the air-to-water heat exchangers and filter fans will be UL Listed. “All Rittal products are highly engineered and rigorously tested,” said Eric Corzine, Product Manager, Climate Control for Rittal Corporation. “The

Advantech Launches New Compact IPCs

Responding to request for compact IPCs with failure prediction and quick maintenance, Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of rackmount IPCs featuring short-depth, self-diagnosis, remote manageability, and modularized design. These IPCs can easily integrate in an equipment enclosure, leaving more space for cable routing and internal devices. Once

Littelfuse Adds 80A Discrete Bidirectional TVS Diode Array with Lower Standoff Voltages to Protect Lower Voltage Power Buses

Littelfuse, Inc. today introduced 80A discrete bidirectional TVS Diode Arrays as the latest addition to its SP11xx Series TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes). SP1103C Series 80A Discrete Bidirectional TVS Diodes offer circuit designers lower standoff voltage options for protecting lower voltage power buses from electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage. Constructed using TVS diodes fabricated in a

WAGO Power Tap is Two-in-One, Current Transformer and Voltage Tap

WAGO’s Power Tap allows for both current transformation and voltage tapping in one device. The Power Tap is specially designed to work in conjunction with the 285 Series feed through terminal blocks, adding current and energy measurement to its features. Equipped with the POWER CAGE CLAMP® and Push-in CAGE CLAMP® connection technology, wiring the Power

Acromag’s New Ethernet Communication Modules Offer Optional Power Over Ethernet

Acromag announced today an addition to their PCIe-based AcroPack® modules, the AP580 Series. These mini boards provide a single Ethernet 10, 100, or 1000 Mbps port. An optional Power Over Ethernet (POE) model, AP580E-POE-LF, provides 52V DC and up to 10 watts of power to powered devices (PD). The POE Ethernet communication avoids other traffic

New Miniature IP68 Rated Data Recorder

The new SLICE IP68 data acquisition system is designed to capture physical signals in challenging environments. Targeted at applications with size or mass constraints, SLICE IP68’s 60 x 60 mm footprint makes it easy to embed in most test articles. The rugged housing is impervious to shock, water and dust, making SLICE ideal for testing in inclement

Eaton Doubles Down on Safety with New Double-Door, Line-Side Isolation Switch

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of its double-door, line-side isolation switch, the industry’s first compartmentalized, fusible safety switch. The latest in Eaton’s growing family of safety switching devices, the new switch features an innovative two-door design with an internal barrier that isolates the fuse base from line-side power, enhancing the safety of