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

New IP66-IP67 Multi-Drop Sealed Connector System

September 25th , 2011 → 2:33 pm @

New IP66-IP67 Multi-Drop Sealed Connector System

The multi-drop sealed connector and cable system features rugged IP-66 and IP-67 interface seals using field-termination cable-pierce technology to offer a simple, free-form, pluggable connector string for internal and external data/signal and power applications.  Customizable, free-form, modular assembly design which provides maximum design flexibility.  Pluggable connector can be mated/unmated during installation for re-use, repair or […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Interconnect Products / Technical Articles

NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

September 25th , 2011 → 2:33 pm @

NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

This switch prevents uncontrolled restarts of an appliance by monitoring and tripping under conditions such as extreme voltage drop, or when the supply voltage is interrupted.  The switch with pushbutton or rocker actuation is a circuit breaker with undervoltage protection, and without overload protection.  The undervoltage trip release action and manual restart feature protect against […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Heat & Circuit Protection / Switches & Relays / Technical Articles

New-Power Cable Assembly – IP68 Rated, 30 Amps

August 26th , 2011 → 2:58 pm @

New-Power Cable Assembly – IP68 Rated, 30 Amps

Rugged construction makes this cable assembly perfect for harsh environments.  With an IP68 rating, even outdoor equipment can be fully protected when using this cable assembly.  Great for high-power applications, as this cable assembly can operate up to 30 amps @ 600V.  Features and benefits include: 2 thru 4 position “D” size, up to 30 […]

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

Compact Intrinsic Safety Isolators for Hazardous Areas

July 26th , 2011 → 1:22 pm @

Compact Intrinsic Safety Isolators for Hazardous Areas

MACX Analog Ex New line of Intrinsic Safety signal isolators link control and field-level devices in hazardous locations to the safe area.  The 12.5 mm-wide intrinsic safety isolator product range comprises one- and two-channel intrinsically safe isolators. These modules use a T-bus connection system for easy power bridging.  They transmit measured values and control signals that are electrically […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Phoenix Contact / Product Releases

New Push-Pull CAT6A RJ45 Connectors are a Perfect Solution for Process Control Applications

April 20th , 2011 → 2:31 am @

New Push-Pull CAT6A RJ45 Connectors are a Perfect Solution for Process Control Applications

Push-Pull Connectors The product family of 10 G data connectors has been expanded with the addition of our new CAT6A Push-Pull RJ45 connectors and matching panel-mount 10 Gigabit female insert.  This new-generation connector supports signal transmission speeds of up to 10 Gigabits per second over a maximum distance of 100 meters.  These IP67 connectors are […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Phoenix Contact / Product Releases

New Super Tough ARMORED-UP for the Roughest Conditions

April 18th , 2011 → 12:11 pm @

New Super Tough ARMORED-UP for the Roughest Conditions

IP66/68 ingress rated (with pressure range exceeding 15 PSI internal and 1,500 PSI external) is only part of the story.  The fact that the boot’s exterior is constructed of no. 300 stainless steel providing an armor plate thick enough to resist high-pressure wash downs and high temperatures utilized in food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, petrochemical processing industries, and […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Switches & Relays / Technical Articles

Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools

March 25th , 2011 → 7:59 am @

Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools

Now available is an IP65/67 field-installable Industrial Ethernet RJ-45 push-pull connector.  Utilizing a common core design, the product can be applied in the field without the need for any tools.  This significantly reduces installation time and costs.  Designed for use in harsh industrial environments, such as sealed automation units, decentralized applications, cabinet-outlets, manufacturing cells and […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Interconnect Products / Technical Articles

Multi-Drop Sealed System Ideal for Power and Data/Signal Applications in Harsh Environments

March 15th , 2011 → 6:46 pm @

Multi-Drop Sealed System Ideal for Power and Data/Signal Applications in Harsh Environments

Multi-Drop Sealed Connector System The Multi-Drop Sealed Connector and Cable System is a sealed, modular, cable connector system for the transfer of both power and data/signal in a multi-drop configuration.  Delivering a rugged, free-form, pluggable connector string, the Multi-Drop Sealed Connector and Cable System is fully sealed to IP66 and IP67 ratings, and can be customized […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Molex / Product Releases

New Switch with Built-in Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

February 15th , 2011 → 9:05 am @

New Switch with Built-in Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

Undervoltage Protection Product We are pleased to announce a new 2-pole appliance switch with built-in undervoltage trip release.  The new series prevents uncontrolled restarts of an appliance by monitoring and tripping under conditions such as extreme voltage drop, or when the supply voltage is interrupted.  Even when the supply voltage returns in full, the machine or […]

Category : Heat & Circuit Protection / Product Releases / Schurter