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Panduit DIN Rail Wiring Duct Saves Space With Easy and Flexible Installation

Posted on Friday Nov 20, 2015 | panduit, panelmax,

Panduit’s PanelMax DIN Rail wiring duct is an innovative wire management system for control panels that reduces material and installation costs within industrial control panels. This wiring duct takes advantage of available space gaining mounting space on the panel surface giving many applications a 30% + smaller footprint for duct and components. ... {Read More}

Hoffman FS66S Stainless Steel Enclosures Provide Rugged Protection for Sensitive Components in Harsh Environments.

Posted on Monday Nov 16, 2015 | fs66s, hoffman,

Hoffman’s FS66S enclosures features stainless steel uni-body construction and are designed to house systems incorporating large components or complex mounting configurations. You can use these enclosures in machine tool applications for housing motor starters, drives, contactors and PLCs, as well as a wide variety of other electrical and electronic equipment. The enclosures can be used in oil and gas, automotive, pulp and paper, wood products, textile and other comparable industries. Additionally, they provide rugged protection for your sensitive components in harsh environments.... {Read More}

Roxtec is Peace of Mind for Flexible Sealing Solutions

Posted on Friday Oct 30, 2015 | cable, pipe, roxtec, seal,

Roxtec cable and pipe sealing solutions can be used on land, at sea and underground, wherever cables are routed and pipes are installed and the size doesn’t matter. If you are working in a demanding environment that requires safety, efficiency and operation reliability, the modular-based Roxtec sealing solutions give you peace of mind. The modular-based solution has three main components: the adaptable modules, the frame, and the compression unit. This system protects life and assets against risk caused by fire, gas, water, dust, pests, vibrations, and electromagnetic disturbances. It can even prevent the risk of explosion and provide solutions for bonding, grounding, and electrical safety.... {Read More}

HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge with Robust Wireless Connection to Industrial Devices

Posted on Friday Oct 23, 2015 | anybus, bridge, wireless,

The HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge is a robust wireless gateway that enables you to get industrial strength connection via Bluetooth or WLAN. The wireless bridge can be used whenever cables are not desirable to connect devices in hard to reach places or hazardous locations. The devices are IP-65 rated making them ideal for harsh industrial environments. The most common use is establishing a connection in industrial networks, but they can also be used as an access point connection for up to seven different slaves. You can create a wireless connection up to 400 meters between most industrial Ethernet networks including: Profinet, EnterNet/IP, Modbus TCP and BACnet IP.... {Read More}

RF IDeas pcProx® Plus Reader Increases Efficiency for Better Operational Workflow

Posted on Friday Oct 16, 2015

The RF IDeas pcProx Plus is a cutting-edge card reader that combines proximity and contactless technologies into one reader. It’s a desktop reader that is capable of reading both 125 kHz proximity cards and 13.56 MHz contactless cards. This reader eliminates the need for manual entry and provides error-free identification and security throughout your facilities. The pcProx Plus allows you to use your building access card or any 125 kHz or 13.56 MHz tags/labels for other forms of identification. The reader can be configured to add keystrokes and commands before or after the card’s data.... {Read More}

Klein Tools New Switch Drive Handle System Makes Quick Work of Jobs That Need Finesse

Posted on Friday Oct 02, 2015 | drive, klein, switch,

Klein Tools New Switch Drive Handle System Makes Quick Work of Jobs That Need Finesse Power drills will always make quick work of large fastening jobs, but a screwdriver is still needed for those times when you need the subtlety of a hand tool. Klein’s new Switch Drive™ Handle System allows you to switch between a power drill and hand tool minimizing the number of tools you need in your tool box and saving you space. Klein’s patented quick release mechanism in the handle secures any accessory with a 1/4" hex so you can move quickly from an impact rated power tool to a hand tool while maintaining the strength and performance found in a traditional fixed blade screwdriver. ... {Read More}


Posted on Friday Oct 02, 2015 | efficiency, energy, solahd,

Many people are familiar with popular items such as: LED light bulbs, ENERGY STAR appliances and equipment to reduce energy costs, but distribution transformers are a much less talked about energy saving product. Much of the energy that that we consume daily is wasted through heat loss and the use of technologies that are less efficient to run. The operation of inefficient equipment causes individuals and companies to waste significant money every day. In recent years, companies have worked to develop products that are more efficient to help people save money.... {Read More}

Hammond (HPS) Centurion Line Reactors

Posted on Friday Oct 02, 2015 | hammond,

The HPS Centurion® R line reactor provides improved performance and reliability as well as space needed for installation. HPS reactors are designed to address line-side issues associated with variable frequency drives. They lessen voltage and current transients that can cause nuisance tripping of a drive. Reactors also minimize harmonic current levels within the drive supply circuit. When used on the output side of Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBT)-based, Pulse Width Module (PWM)-type AC drives, HPS reactors reduce the motor operating temperature and audible noise by moderating line transients seen by the motor.... {Read More}

Fluke’s New TiS Performance Series of Infrared Cameras are Available in 8 New Models

Posted on Friday Oct 02, 2015 | camera, fluke, infrared,

The new TiS Performance Series of thermal imaging cameras includes five fixed-focus infrared cameras and three manual-focus models, with resolution up to 260 x 195 pixels. All cameras have improved resolution capabilities that let you analyze equipment conditions more quickly and accurately. The TiS Thermal Imaging Cameras are great entry level thermal imagers at an economical price for the building professional. Additionally, they are the most affordable thermal imaging cameras that meet the proposed RESNET* infrared inspection standards.... {Read More}

Fluke TiX560 Expert Series Infrared Cameras

Posted on Sunday Jun 14, 2015 | camera, fluke, infrared, meters,

The Fluke TiX560 has the largest 5.7 inch touchscreen LCD on the market for a 320x240 IR camera. Its easy target navigation with a 180° rotating lens and LaserSharp® Auto Focus lets you instantly capture an in-focus image.... {Read More}

Dialight Announces Highest Efficiency LED Fixture on the Market

Posted on Sunday Jun 14, 2015 | dialight, fixtures, led, lighting, savings, vigilant,

The Dialight Vigilant® H2 Series LED High Bay has just been released by Dialight and is the highest efficiency LED fixture on the market. It is constructed to be compact and lightweight and fits any industrial application where you are looking to reduce energy consumption and improve light levels over more than a 10 year period... {Read More}

Greenlee End Stripper Adapter

Posted on Sunday Jun 14, 2015 | aluminum, cable, greenlee, saber,

If you’ve ever had to use a knife to strip cable, you knowthat cuts come with the territory. You also know that no two cables are ever stripped at the same depth. More times than you like to admit your knife has made contact with the conductor when you are stripping... {Read More}

Developing a Migration Plan That Works for You

Posted on Tuesday Apr 28, 2015 | lifecycle, migration,

Change is never easy, and when it comes to your control systems, you have too much invested to take those changes lightly. When the time comes to upgrade your existing equipment, you need a partner who understands your industry and will help you develop a plan based on your application needs and goals. McNaughton-McKay will work with you to develop a plan that allows you to migrate all at once, or in phases, at a pace that makes the most sense for your application and budget.... {Read More}

OutBack Power Renewable Energy Systems

Posted on Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

OutBack Power is the leading manufacturer of advanced power electronics for renewable energy, back-up power and mobile applications. They manufacturer reliable power electronics for solar, wind, micro-hydro and battery based energy systems. OutBack’s products work in numerous market segments: residential, commercial, industrial and government facilities.... {Read More}

Panduit PanelMax

Posted on Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Does your facility have noise from drives, power supplies, and inductive load switching that is adversely affecting your systems efficiency and uptime? Is this noise interfering with analog signals, industrial network transmissions and PLC programs? If you answered yes to these questions, Panduit has an offering that can route, separate and shield sensitive wiring from noise emission.... {Read More}