Long Life Square Pushbutton: Metal Die Cast Housing, Illuminated

December 19th , 2011 → 4:02 pm @

Long Life Square Pushbutton: Metal Die Cast Housing, Illuminated

This switch is encased in a metal die-cast housing for industrial strength durability.  It offers multiple color options in a stylish design.  This illuminated pushbutton switch features a threaded panel mount and is sealed to IP65 ratings.  It also has a long life expectancy with 500,000 operating life cycles.  This switch is a great product […]

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

Find More Space in Your Control Panel: Tap Rules for Molded-Case Circuit Breakers: Adhering to UL Standard 508A, NEC Section 409

November 23rd , 2011 → 6:45 am @

Learn how to apply multiple branches and multi-wire terminals with circuit breakers in industrial control panels in accordance with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standard 508A and the National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70-2011).  Molded-case circuit breakers are used for the main overcurrent protective device (OCPD) and the main disconnecting means for an […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

How to Determine a Panel’s SCCR Rating

October 13th , 2011 → 6:41 pm @

 The determination of Short Circuit Current Ratings can appear to be a formidable task to complete if you are not familiar with the National Electrical Code® or the UL 508A Standard for Industrial Control Panels in the United States.  However, by breaking the task down into systematic steps, the process can be much simpler to […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

Headers Deliver Superior Sealing and Electrical Performance

October 1st , 2011 → 1:11 pm @

Headers Deliver Superior Sealing and Electrical Performance

Sealed Connector System The pre-assembled, fully-submersible connector system is a high-performance connector system; offering a reduced package size and is ideal for SAE- and ISO-style wire in single- and dual-row configurations up to 22.0A supporting both signal and power applications for on-engine automotive to off-road construction equipment applications Based on the 1.50mm ISO blade-type terminal system, the […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Molex / Product Releases

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

Pushbutton Switch Has a Momentary Function

July 25th , 2011 → 9:43 am @

Pushbutton Switch Has a Momentary Function

This is an illuminated round pushbutton switch that is encased in a metal die-cast housing.  This pushbutton switch series is for those seeking rounder edges and industrial strength durability without sacrificing style.  Multiple color options are available.  This series of illuminated pushbutton switch features a threaded panel mount and is sealed to IP65 standards.  It […]

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

NEW IP65 Lighted Pushbutton Switch has a Momentary Function

May 23rd , 2011 → 9:33 am @

NEW IP65 Lighted Pushbutton Switch has a Momentary Function

Illuminated pushbutton switch offered in a sleek, round design; you can get it in a threaded or snap-in panel mount version.  There are 5 LED color options for the illumination, or you can get it without illumination.  Sealed with an IP65 rating, this switch is great for audio/visual, telecommunications, appliance, instrumentation and consumer electronics markets […]

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

A New Lower Cost Solution for Connecting Power, Signal or Data Wires

April 20th , 2011 → 2:31 am @

A New Lower Cost Solution for Connecting Power, Signal or Data Wires

ICT Field Single Module Plastic Housing The new single module plastic housing allows any single wide module from the modular series to be mounted internally.  The housing enclosure provides IP65 protection, strain relief and quick, snap-locking tabs for easy housing connection.  The cutout for the panel-mounting base uses the same dimensions as the standard A10 series.  Additionally, […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Phoenix Contact / Product Releases

New Low Cost UL Recognized Receptacles

April 18th , 2011 → 12:11 pm @

New Low Cost UL Recognized Receptacles

These receptacles are ideal for your panel connections and are available in DIN Rail (58.5 × 84 × 53.5 mm), panel mount (36.5 × 61.5 × 50 mm) or wall mount (50 × 71 × 53.5 mm).  Available in 3 colors: blue, black or gray.  Features: wire stripping length = 10 mm, insulation material = […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Interconnect Products / Technical Articles