The Key Criteria You Need to Use to Select Cabling for Your Application

October 25th , 2011 → 6:05 pm @

Cables are often the last component considered during system designs.  In many situations, cables are really the system’s lifeline—if a cable goes down, the entire system can stop.  For example, if the cable system used for data transmission in a spacecraft fails, the communication between the craft and mission control could be lost.  Cable reliability […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

E-Stop Reduces Installation Costs by 60%

July 31st , 2011 → 4:32 pm @

E-Stop Reduces Installation Costs by 60%

Emergency Stop with LED, Small and Cost Effective In order to fulfill the need for a small and easy to install E-Stop, Smile has been developed.  This device is much like a common quick disconnect proximity switch which is engineered into the design of a machine.  The connector allows for the use of premolded cables, […]

Category : ABB / Interconnect Products / Product Releases

Maximize Productivity and Cut Panel Costs with New Contactors

May 29th , 2011 → 12:13 pm @

Maximize Productivity and Cut Panel Costs with New Contactors

New Contactor Series for Applications up to 20HP @ 480V New contactor series takes productivity to the next level with its user-friendly, modular design.  Installation and assembly of these devices becomes quick and simple with their snap-on design and close coupling adapters.  The standardized 45mm frame width allows for consistency in panel design and device […]

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Reduce Assembly Time by 50% with New Busbar Alternate Wire Termination System

January 23rd , 2011 → 3:56 am @

Reduce Assembly Time by 50% with New Busbar Alternate Wire Termination System

This Busbar System is an innovative way to jumper up to 57 poles of Manual Motor Controllers (MMC) and Supplementary Protectors (SP).  The advantages of this busbar system are: 30% Installation time savings, panel space savings, reduced maintenance, and high electrical ratings.  It has a ½ pole spacing (auxiliary switch) available, and is load/line reversible.  […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Technical Articles / Wire, Cable & Accessories

New 2- and 4-Position Joystick

January 22nd , 2011 → 11:03 am @

New 2- and 4-Position Joystick

Modular Range Joystick The newest pilot device line member features a design made for heavy duty usage and simple assembly.  The joystick is available in 8 selector styles, including both momentary and maintained in 2 or 4 positions.  In addition, to minimize unintentional operation, a separate style with built-in latch is available. Simple Assembly The Joystick is fully compatible with our Modular […]

Category : ABB / Interconnect Products / Product Releases

New Series Terminal Blocks Offer Easy-to-Install, Error-Proofed Design

January 8th , 2011 → 10:25 am @

New Series Terminal Blocks Offer Easy-to-Install, Error-Proofed Design

A New Generation of Terminal Blocks to Address Your Daily Connection Problems New line of terminal blocks eliminate risk of short circuit and improve visibility due to their asymmetrical shape.  Improve connection and rail assembly process and cut maintenance costs with the new, patented design and marking solutions.  Patented terminal block design will allow ease of […]

Category : ABB / Interconnect Products / Product Releases

How to Choose Between a Potentiometer and a Position Sensor – Free Report

January 3rd , 2011 → 9:40 am @

How to Choose Between a Potentiometer and a Position Sensor – Free Report

The difference between a potentiometer and a position sensor has narrowed over the years, and as a result caused some confusion, especially when trying to determine and select the most suitable component for a given application.  This report will help distinguish the key differences between the two, and help you determine what you should choose […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

Reduce Assembly Time by 50% with New Busbar Alternate Wire Termination System

December 10th , 2010 → 1:38 am @

Watch this short, 2 minute 45 second video to see how you can reduce assembly time by 50% with a new approach to wire termination.  In the video, we conduct a timed demonstration comparing the traditional approach to wire termination to terminal blocks vs. using a new technology busbar approach — showing how you can […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Technical Articles

Narrow Surge Protectors Save Space, Reduce Wiring Time, and Are Easy to Install – All at a Minimum Cost

September 15th , 2010 → 2:32 am @

Narrow Surge Protectors Save Space, Reduce Wiring Time, and Are Easy to Install – All at a Minimum Cost

Narrowest DIN Rail-Mountable Surge Protector for MCR Technology Transients induced onto the signal lines often cause costly damage and downtime.  Therefore, surge protection for MCR technology is indispensable.  At the same time, there is a demand to save space and reduce wiring time, all at a minimum cost. Protection: LINETRAB provides surge protection for analog, […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Phoenix Contact / Product Releases

Revolutionary Next-Generation ARINC 600 Receptacle Connector Provides Reduced Weight & Cost

August 30th , 2010 → 3:23 am @

Revolutionary Next-Generation ARINC 600 Receptacle Connector Provides Reduced Weight & Cost

ARINC 600 Next-Generation Receptacle Connector Introducing the ARINC 600 next-generation receptacle connector – an innovative re-engineering of a class solution to meet the needs of today’s commercial aerospace and military applications. Whether it’s collision avoidance, air-to-ground communications, or in-flight entertainment, today’s avionics manufacturers face a challenging economic environment, and an ever-increasing demand for weight reduction, streamlined […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Product Releases / Tyco Electronics