ProSense® Visible Red Light and Laser Through-Beam Fork Sensors
New ProSense fork sensors (slot sensors or "U" sensors) are designed for easy installation; the rugged metal one-piece construction assures constant alignment. These high-resolution fork sensors feature glass optics, selectable light on/dark on operation, adjustable sensitivity potentiometers, high switching frequencies, and are fitted with M8 connectors with 360-degree viewable LED indicators. PNP and NPN logic versions are available. Starting at $86.00, the visible red light fork sensors feature easy setup and have sensing ranges from 5mm to 220mm. Starting at $137.00, the laser fork sensors feature a Class 1 laser to detect small objects, have sensing ranges from 30mm to 120mm; models are available for transparent objects. ProSense fork sensors are IP67-rated, have cULus approval and are CE, RoHs and REACH compliant.
New 48V, 480 Watt RHINO DC Power Supply
A new 48VDC output, 10A, 480W switching power supply with universal 85-264 VAC / 120-375 VDC single-phase input has been added to the RHINO PSB series of DIN rail power supplies.
RHINO PSB series low-cost power supplies are perfect for basic DC voltage applications offering high performance and reliability without all the additional features of higher-cost full-featured power supplies.
The rugged aluminum housing easily installs with integral 35mm DIN rail mounting adapters.
These high-quality power supplies include overload, overvoltage and thermal protection, are UL 508 listed, UL 60950 recognized, CSA certified, CE marked, RoHS compliant and approved for Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations.
The new 48VDC, 480W supply is priced at $170.00. Other 12, 24 and 48 VDC PSB series power supplies start at
New Sizes in Magnetic Proximity Sensors - Round and Rectangular
Magnetic proximity sensors are now available in 8mm, 12mm or 18mm diameter and rectangular sizes with sensing ranges up to 70mm. NPN or PNP models are available along with normally-open or normally-closed outputs and built-in overload protection.
New 8mm round sensors with M8 connector or attached 2m cable provide IEC IP67 protection.
12mm and 18mm diameter sensors with M12 connectors are available with standard IEC IP65/IP67 protection or with harsh duty IEC IP68/IP69K ratings.
The 8mm, 12mm and 18mm diameter sensors have 316L stainless steel shielded housings.
New rectangular magnetic sensors have a shielded polybutylene terephthalate housing with M8 connector or attached 2 meter cable and provide IEC IP67 protection.
With a lifetime warranty, magnetic proximity sensors start at $44.50 and have cULus E32881, CE approvals.
Flexible, Liquid-Tight Metallic and Non-Metallic Electrical Conduit
Liquatite® flexible, metallic, non-metallic and shielded electrical conduit has a wide range of uses in the electrical industry from motors to lighting, enclosure wiring and more.
Type NM is a liquid-tight flexible non-metallic conduit that offers excellent protection to wiring from abrasion, sunlight, mild acids, alkaline, and oils.
Type LA steel conduit offers outstanding protection against wet, oily conditions and is designed for use in exposed or concealed locations.
Type ATLA steel conduit is designed specifically for extreme hot or cold environments. The PVC jacket remains flexible at low temperature and is flame retardant.
Type SLA shielded conduit is designed for wiring applications requiring protection of sensitive electronic circuits.
Starting at $28.00 and available in 25, 50, and 100-foot rolls, Liquatite conduit is UL Listed (US and Canada) and made in the USA.
Ethernet Communication Module for C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels
The EA-ECOM communication expansion module provides Ethernet capability to the C-more Micro line of operator interfaces. Designed for all of the newer EA3-series of 6", 8" or 10" C-more Micro panels, the EA-ECOM adds an Ethernet (RJ45) port for programming and PLC communications at 10/100 Mbps. The module attaches to the rear of the EA3-series panel and requires no external power. The EA-ECOM module provides faster project download and firmware update speeds and supports multiple connections to multiple PLCs and protocols. The Ethernet port supports automatic MDI/MDI-X crossover detection for plug and play capability and allowing crossover or straight-through CAT5 cables to be connected. The EA-ECOM communication module is
$50.00. Software and firmware version 4.0 or later is required.
More NEMA 3R and NEMA 12 Hubbell-Wiegmann Enclosures
Over 135 NEMA 3R enclosures in new sizes, galvanized, no knockouts, double doors and other features have been added to the Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosure lineup. Seven new small single-door NEMA 12 enclosures with quick-release latches have also been added.
NEMA 3R enclosures are typically used in outdoor applications for wiring and junction boxes providing protection from falling rain, sleet, snow, and external ice formation.
NEMA 12 enclosures are most often used for indoor applications to prevent the ingress of dust, water, and oil.
AutomationDirect offers over 1,900 Hubbell-Wiegmann® enclosures across NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6P, 12, and 13 standards.
A full line of accessories, including steel, fiberglass, and aluminum subpanels are also available.
Same-day shipping on select enclosure models and accessories is available.
IronHorse General Purpose Cast Iron Helical Inline Gearboxes
New IronHorse inline gearboxes with cast-iron frames use helical gears to provide quiet startup and smooth operation. These gearboxes utilize C-face motor mounting interfaces and the universally interchangeable compact design ensures easy OEM replacement.
Five gearbox frame sizes are available for NEMA motor frame sizes from 56C up to 254/6TC. Six gear ratios are available from 5:1 to 60:1 and the helical gearboxes are sized to handle motors from 1 to 20 hp.
IronHorse helical gearboxes have a one-piece FC-20 cast iron housing and 1045 carbon steel shaft. Heat-treated and ground high-strength steel gears are AGMA Class 10 rated.
Heavy duty bearings are used on the output shaft and an interior channel guides oil to constantly lube the bearings; double-lipped embedded oil seals prevent leakage.
IronHorse helical gearboxes start at $360.00.
Insulation Type MTW 20 AWG electrical hook-up / building wire
MTW wire sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 AWG and now 20 AWG are available. Type MTW conductors are primarily used in control cabinets, in machine tool applications and in appliance wiring applications at temperatures from -25°C to 105°C. MTW wire complies with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA Standard 79. Voltage rating for all applications is 600 volts. New Striped MTW wire with color-coded PVC heat and moisture-resistant insulating jackets is also now available in 20 AWG. White with blue striped wire is generally used for DC circuit conductors, white with orange stripes is used to indicate AC circuit conductors that remain energized when the main supply circuit is off, and green with or without yellow stripes is used to identify the equipment grounding conductor. 20 AWG MTW wire is sold in 500 foot spools starting at $25.00.
Customized enclosures with factory cutouts made to your specifications
AutomationDirect and Hubbell Wiegmann have teamed to offer customized enclosures with factory cutouts. A graphical configuration utility is used to select from eleven cutout types and sizes and place them in one of several standard enclosures. There are currently 10 NEMA 4 enclosure models available for customization with a maximum of 25 cutouts per enclosure. Cutouts will be made at the factory and the enclosure will be shipped ready to install the components! Customized enclosures are built to order from flat sheet metal after the purchase is made. They are not built by modifying completed enclosures, even if the base enclosure is in stock. The customization tool is available ONLY to registered (logged in) users. Charges for factory cutouts range from $5.00 for pushbuttons to $90.00 for a 15" C-more panel (in addition to the price of the enclosure).
ZIPport® Mini Size 1 cables, field wireable connectors, T-couplers and bulkhead receptacles
Cordsets and patch cables have an oil-resistant yellow PVC cable jacket and body and are non-wicking, and non-hygroscopic. The 2 to 6 pole cables start at $15.00 and are available in 2, 4, 6 and 10 meter lengths. Cable connectors have copper alloy contacts with gold plating and a nickel-plated brass nut coupling with 7/8 inch - 16 UN2 threads. All ZIPport Mini Size 1 cordsets, patch cables and connectors are UL Listed and are IP 67 protection rated when connected. New ZIPport Mini Size 1 field wireable connectors start at $9.00 and are available in 2 to 6 poles. Starting at $25.00, the ZIPport Mini T-Coupler has an oil-resistant yellow PVC body and nickel-plated brass couplings. ZIPport Mini Size 1 bulkhead connectors / receptacles (from $5.00) have an anodized aluminum shell, 0.3m cable and 1/2 NPT mounting threads; closure caps are available.
Miniature 3mm to 8mm Inductive Proximity Sensors
Miniature inductive proximity sensors are now available in sizes ranging from 3mm to 8mm and feature stainless steel shielded housings. Offered as NPN or PNP models and with normally-open or normally-closed outputs, sensors are available with standard sensing distances of 0.8mm or 1.5mm; available extended distance models have either 1.5mm or 2mm sensing ranges. The miniature sensors are IP67-rated, are equipped with a 360-degree-visible yellow output LED and come with built-in overload protection. Starting at $16.00, models are offered with an attached 2-meter axial cable or with an M8 connector; axial and right angle zinc-plated mounting brackets are also available for $1.00 each. The new miniature inductive proximity sensors are CE, RoHs and Reach compliant.
Field Configurable, Analog Input, Relay Output Limit Alarm Modules
Two new Limit Alarm Modules from FACTS Engineering accept analog input signals and provide relay alarm outputs. The alarm modules are field configurable for a variety of alarm and control applications.
The FC-3RLY2 ($89.00) has two SPDT Form C relays, and the FC-3RLY4 ($95.00) provides four SPST Form A relays. Both are powered by 24VAC/VDC and accept 0-15VDC, 0-30VDC or 0-20mA analog inputs.
Multiple A & B or A, B, C & D relay control modes are available for independent or simultaneous relay control, increasing or decreasing modes, and non-latching or latching modes. Trip/Release points are programmed via DIP switches and push button configuration.
The units are 35mm DIN rail or side (panel) mounted and operating status is provided by an indicating LED. The modules are UL508 and CE approved and have a one-year warranty.
More Capabilities for Productivity Series Programmable Controllers
New modules and software features have been added to Productivity Series programmable controllers. Priced at $499.00, the Productivity3000 P3-550E high-performance CPU has the same features as the P3-550 CPU but without the USB B programming port and with a significant cost savings (programming is via Ethernet). The P2-RS I/O Expansion Module ($225.00) adds remote I/O capabilities to the Productivity2000 programmable controller series. Using up to eight P2-RS expansion modules in remote I/O bases allows a Productivity2000 system to be expanded to over 4,000 I/O. Also added to the Productivity2000 series is the 8-channel P2-08NTC thermistor module priced at $265.00. New Productivity Suite programming software features include importing of nicknames from DirectSOFT and CLICK PLC projects and Windows10 updates.
ProSense® Digital Panel Meters in 1/32 DIN and 1/8 DIN Sizes
ProSense digital panel meters in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes feature IP65-rated meter faces, simple menu-driven pushbutton configuration, and accept a wide variety of process inputs. Available output options include alarm relays, analog signal re-transmission, and sensor excitation voltage. Process display options include analog process signals, load cell, or potentiometer inputs, and temperature inputs in either °F or °C from RTDs or thermocouples. All panels offer selectable decimal point location. The 1/32 DIN DPM1 Series has three panels versions available with a 4-digit (-1999 to 9999) red LED display. The 1/8 DIN DPM2 series features a 4-digit (-9999 to 9999) red LED display. DPM3 Series 1/8 DIN digital panel meters have a 5-digit (-19999 to 39999) tri-color (red, green, amber) LED display. Digital panel meters have a 3-year warranty and start at $65.00.
M18 Photoelectric Laser Sensors with Background Suppression
New FAL Series diffuse axial and right angle M18 standard (18mm diameter) tubular metal laser sensors are the ideal solution for tough industrial automation applications with reduced space requirements. The Class 1 or Class 2 laser source provides a visible red beam for easy alignment with excellent noise suppression and high immunity to external light.
Four FAL Series models are available: Class 1 laser axial with detecting distance to 100mm; Class 1 laser right angle with detecting distance to 80 mm; Class 2 laser axial with detecting distance to 150mm; and Class 2 laser right angle with detecting distance to 130mm. Operating voltage is 10-30 VDC with light-on / dark-on complementary N.O. / N.C. outputs. NPN or PNP logic versions are available and sensitivity is potentiometer adjustable. FAL Series laser sensors are IP67 rated; prices start at $124.00.
SureMotion® Linear Motion Slides and Actuators
Motor-ready actuator assemblies and an assortment of sliding components and accessories provide a wide variety of X-Y and X-Y-Z positioning system solutions.
Twin round-shaft slide actuators (starting at $2,399.00) feature a continuously-supported round rail slide with ball screw actuation for robust precision linear motion.
Compact slide actuators are self-contained and designed for light loads in harsh or wet conditions in a very small package. Starting at $1,129.00, compact slide actuators are available with travel distances to 36 inches and travel speeds up to 20 inches per second.
LAVL series value linear slide actuators (starting at $789.00) are low-cost units available with travel distances ranging from 6 inches to 24 inches.
Round-shaft sliding elements, starting at $269.00, can be combined with other elements to build a variety of machine mechanisms.
Wera Zyklop Metal ratchets, ratchet sets and Mini bit ratchet
Available in 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" drive sizes, metal ratchets feature a fine 72-tooth ratchet mechanism with a low return angle of 5 degrees to allow fast and precise work in small spaces. The ratchet head is fitted with a switch lever for convenient change of direction and a ball lock securely holds sockets and attachments ensuring safe operation. The ratchet's slim design and forged, chrome-molybdenum steel construction has no torque limitation and is ideal for use in tight areas. Available in SAE and metric sizes, Zyklop metal ratchets are priced from $43.00; ratchet sets are available starting at $99.00.
The Wera Zyklop mini bit ratchet ($34.00) is designed for easy, flexible fastening using 1/4" bits and sockets. The ratchet is constructed of chrome vanadium steel with a brushed chrome-plated finish for corrosion protection.
NITRA® Pneumatics H-Series compact air cylinders in metric sizes plus pneumatic manifolds
NITRA Pneumatics H-Series space-saving, compact extruded body cylinders are available in bore sizes from 12mm to 100mm and stroke lengths from 5mm to 100mm to meet a broad range of limited-space applications. The high-quality cylinder bodies and end caps are constructed with hard anodized extruded aluminum and are factory lubricated for optimum performance and long, reliable life.
H-series cylinders start at $19.00; features include a magnetic piston, chrome-plated steel piston rods, and slots for mounting 4mm square cylinder switches. Air cylinder accessories include rod clevises, male adaptors and rear clevis brackets.
Also now available and starting at $8.00, aluminum and stainless steel manifolds with two to 10 NPT output stations provide a convenient junction point for the distribution of fluids or gases.
OPT series single/multi-fiber photoelectric amplifiers and fiber optic sensors
Wenglor® OPT series single and multi-fiber photoelectric amplifiers are available with wide detection and working ranges that support transparent object recognition capability. The DIN rail-mountable units are equipped with NPN or PNP, push-pull, light-on/dark-on selectable outputs, a bargraph signal-strength indicator, a red LED with visible spot, and key potentiometer or teach-in pushbutton for configuration. IO-Link communication is available on select units. Available in four models, the OPT series fiber photoelectric amplifiers start at $79.00 and are IP50/IP65-rated. The OPT2042 fiber optic amplifier can have 1 to 3 fibers connected and up to 12 add-on modules plugged in for additional fibers. Also available are one-meter metal-encased glass (starting at $98.00) and two-meter cuttable plastic fiber optic cables (starting at $32.00).
Stainless Steel ProSense® Pressure Transmitters with M12 Quick-Disconnects
SPTD25 series pressure transmitters feature an all-stainless steel thin film sensing element that provides very fast response time and can be used to sense any compatible media. The robust design provides resistance to vibration, shock, and EMI/RFI, and provides high accuracy over a broad compensated temperature range. Pressure transmitters are available with a 1/4-inch NPT male threaded process connection, an M12 quick-disconnect electrical connection, and have a linear 4-20 mA output with sensing ranges from 100 to 5000 psig. Priced at $99.00, the UL508 listed SPTD25 series is engineered to meet many industrial, commercial, and OEM pressure measurement applications such as process control and automation, hydraulic systems, engine monitoring, machine tools and more.
UL Recognized Z+F insulated wire ferrules and more wire end connectors
New UL Recognized Zoller+Frohlich single and twin wire ferrules are made of tin-plated copper with color-coded polypropylene-fluoropolymer insulation (DIN and standard colors). Single wire insulated ferrules start at $3.00 for a 100-pack in sizes for 20 to 1 AWG conductors. Twin wire insulated ferrules, starting at $3.50 (100-pack), accommodate 20 to 6 gauge conductors. Ring, fork and pin crimp terminals and butt connectors in sizes 20 to 10 AWG wires start at $7.50 (100-packs). Disconnect terminals for 20 to 10 gauge conductors start at $6.50 (100-packs); styles include male and female bullet, partially and fully insulated PVC female, partially insulated PVC male and partially insulated piggy back. Four sizes and styles of crimping tools for single / twin-wire ferrules and PVC-insulated terminals have also been added with prices starting at $99.00.
More NEMA 4 and 4X Hubbell-Wiegmann Enclosures
Over 200 new NEMA 4 and 4X enclosures and subpanels in a wide variety of sizes have been added to the Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosure lineup.
Aluminum single-door and lift-off cover wall mount enclosures have been added for applications where a lightweight, corrosion-resistant enclosure is required for electrical, electronic or pneumatic components. Bodies and doors are fabricated from 2mm aluminum.
Gasketed screw cover enclosures constructed with 14 or 12-gauge carbon steel or G-90 grade galvanized steel are now available.
Additional freestanding single-door enclosures and two-door floor mount models with three-point handles for outdoor applications and in areas that are regularly hosed down or otherwise wet have been added.
Also now available are lift-off cover wall mountable enclosures in 16-gauge 304 and 316L stainless steel models.
RHINO® Encapsulated DC to DC Converters
The new Rhino PSE Series of encapsulated DC to DC converters offers a compact, steady power source with 9.5 to 36 VDC and 18 to 75 VDC input voltage ranges. 5.1V, 12V, 24V and 48V DC output versions are available. Remote on/off control, input polarity protection, and overload protection make them extremely rugged and versatile; and they offer easy installation with chassis or DIN rail mounting options.
The PSP Series of plastic slim-line case converters are now available in both 25W and 60W models. This series features wide input ranges of 9.5 to 18 VDC and 18 to 75 VDC, as well as output voltages of 5, 12 or 24 VDC. These converters can be used to isolate a specific load from the 24 volt bus voltage, and offer easy installation with snap-on DIN rail mounting and detachable screw terminal block. RHINO DC-DC converters start at $69.00.
NITRA® High Precision Pneumatic Regulators (sensitivity as low as 0.0045 psi)
NITRA BR Series regulators and BFR Series combination filter / regulators start at $37.00 and are designed for use in industrial systems that require clean, accurate instrument air. The BFR combination series has a 40 micron polyethylene filter (5 micron optional) and a manual drain.
CR Series precision regulators start at $64.00 and are designed to maintain a constant output pressure even during wide supply pressure variations. The CR series is available in 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" port sizes.
DR Series precision regulators, used in precision fluid control, air gauging, gas mixing and more, have diecast zinc alloy bodies and are available in two pressure ranges. DR-series regulators start at $81.00.
Priced at $56.00, NITRA ER Series precision miniature regulators provide the highest level of regulation accuracy and repeatability in a compact, lightweight housing.
More NITRA® CMV Series Compact Modular Valves
Intermediate through, blind and exhaust CMV modules are now available.
The intermediate through module ($51.00) provides additional air inlets in applications with a large number of high flow valves.
To provide dual pressures in a manifold, the intermediate blind module ($49.00) serves as an independent supply to valves to its right while blocking the main supply from the left.
For applications requiring quicker exhaust on some valves, an intermediate exhaust module ($46.00) provides a dedicated exhaust for valves to its right while blocking exhaust from valves to its left.
Starting at $70.00, additional 24VDC compact modular valves are available with single or double N.O. or N.O./N.C. solenoids. The valves have 3/8" push-to-connect tubing inputs and output sizes of 5/32" to 3/8".
Additional modular left and right end plates are also available, starting at $24.00
HydroMode™ Potable Water Pressure Regulators
These new HydroMode FR series food-grade regulators are compact units that provide economical, high performance pressure regulation of drinkable water. The highly sensitive diaphragm-operated design delivers accurate downstream pressure and the molded rubber supply valve provides precise regulation while helping to prevent leakage. Approved by National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in potable water systems, FR-series regulators are fitted with two 1/8" gauge ports, are available with 1/8" and 1/4" NPT ports; and can be pipe, bracket or through-panel mounted. Made in the USA, the FR-series regulators are priced at $24.00.
Twisted-Pair Instrumentation Cable with individual and overall shields now available in 16 AWG
Now in 16 AWG as well as 18 AWG, instrumentation cable is available in 1, 2, 4, or 8 twisted pairs with an overall shield or in 2, 4, or 8 individually shielded twisted pairs with an overall shield.
The cable is dual listed as UL 2250 Type ITC (Instrumentation Tray Cables) and UL 13 Type PLTC (Power Limited Tray Cables) and can be used for instrumentation and control circuits, Class 2 and Class 3 remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits; and in hazardous locations.
Cables with both individually shielded pairs and an overall shield have twisted pair foil shields complete with separate tinned copper continuous drain wires. The cable is made in the USA, has a sunlight and moisture resistant black PVC outer jacket and is available in 100 foot, 250 foot, or 1000 foot reels, starting at $32.00.
More Productivity2000 PLC Discrete and Analog I/O Modules
By eliminating the OLED display and reducing resolution, new analog I/O modules are now available for even more cost-conscious Productivity2000 PLC applications. Available with 13- bit resolution and eight or sixteen channels, new 0-20 mA and 0-10 VDC analog input modules start at $143.00. Eight or sixteen channel, 12-bit, 4-20 mA and 0-10 VDC analog output modules are priced from $195.50.
Additional 8 and 16-point discrete input modules with wider 12-24 VDC voltage ranges are available starting at $46.00. Also added is a 32-point, 24VAC/DC discrete input module priced at $99.00.
A new 12-24 VDC / 24VAC power supply is available to provide isolated power to the Productivity2000 PLC base.
User-friendly Productivity Suite software is available as a free download and adds color-coded function blocks for quick and easy programming of the Productivity2000 PLC.
Edison Modular Knifeblade Fuse Blocks and Power Distribution Blocks
New modular fuse blocks for Class J and Class R Fuses simplify design and enhance safety. Optional high-clarity, see-through, IP20 finger-safe covers, with or without blown-fuse indication, have a built-in lockout-tagout feature that improves safety by preventing unauthorized fuse insertion or removal.
The modular fuse blocks have a snap-together design and are UL Listed with creepage and clearance distances for feeder and branch circuits. 200A and larger fuse blocks also meet requirements for service entrance circuits.
Modular Class J and Class R fuse blocks start at $21.50.
Modular Class J power distribution fuse blocks combine fuse block functionality with power distribution capability eliminating the need for a separate power distribution block. Optional finger safe covers are also available.
Modular Class J power distribution fuse blocks start at $27.50.
Wera Combination Ratcheting Wrenches and Wrench Sets
Fifteen additional Wera Joker-series combination ratcheting wrenches and three new wrench sets have been added.
Combination ratcheting wrenches are now available in standard (SAE) inch sizes ranging from 5/16" to 3/4" (starting at $17.00), as well as metric sizes ranging from 8mm to 19mm (starting at $18.00). 4-piece, 8- piece (SAE) and 11-piece (metric) sets along with the existing 4-piece metric set are available starting at $93.00.
Combination wrenches feature a fine tooth ratchet on the box end and a 12-point open end with a unique 6-point stop plate to enable easier turning of hexagonal bolts and improved grip for loosening stubborn bolts and nuts. The 80-tooth ratchet mechanism is designed for working in very confined spaces. Joker wrenches are constructed of chrome molybdenum steel with a nickel-chrome coating for corrosion protection.
New CLICK Ethernet PLC Units
Ethernet Basic PLC units (starting at $129.00) and Ethernet Standard PLC units (starting at $149.00) feature one built-in 10/100 Mbps Ethernet communications port for both programming and Modbus TCP networking, plus one standard RS-232 serial communications port; Ethernet Standard PLC units add an RS-485 port.
CLICK Ethernet PLCs are 3 to 10 times faster than the existing CLICK PLCs and are 100% compatible with existing CLICK units. With 8 input points and 6 output points built in, CLICK Ethernet PLC units are available with 24 VDC or 120 VAC inputs and DC or relay outputs and can be used as a complete PLC system.
CLICK Ethernet PLC units also include a calendar/real time clock, battery backup and the capability to do run time edits.
The new CLICK Ethernet PLC units are configured with easy-to-use programming software (a free download).
SureMotion Drive Couplings and Bore Reducers
New SureMotion jaw/spider, double loop, Oldham, and beam-style servo drive couplings are now available.
Jaw/spider clamp-style couplings have hub bores from 3/16" to 32mm with polyurethane center "spiders" for shock and vibration reduction.
Double loop couplings provide high torsional rigidity in a one-piece design and are available in 1/8" to 16mm bore sizes. These couplings offer outstanding resistance to acids, alkalis, solvents, oils and grease.
Oldham drive couplings with aluminum hubs, bore sizes from 1/4" to 1" and Delrin™ center discs, provide electrical isolation, absorb shock and isolate vibration.
Beam-style stainless steel servo couplings, with zero backlash and torque rating up to 300 lb-ft., combine flexibility with strength and torsional stiffness for applications up to 10,000rpm.
SureMotion drive couplings start at $10.50.
Fuji 22mm Pushbuttons and other Pilot Devices
The AR22 series includes non-illuminated and illuminated 22mm pushbuttons with flush round heads, extended round heads, and mushroom style heads. Other 22mm pilot devices including emergency stop pushbuttons, selector switches, pilot lights, joystick selector switches, and buzzers. The compact design occupies less space than traditional 22mm devices and fits panel thicknesses from 1mm to 6mm. Devices mount in panel cutouts of up to 25.5 mm diameter and can be wired in horizontal and vertical directions making wiring in narrow spaces easier. Fuji AR22 pilot devices have a snap-on mounting that makes replacing or adding a contact block or transformer unit easier. UL listed, CSA and CE/RoHS2 approved, devices include a terminal cover for added safety; available oil and dust-proof operator modules are IP65-rated. Fuji 22mm pilot devices start at $9.00.
Contrinex Safety Light Curtains now available in sets
Contrinex safety light curtains, in 14mm resolution for finger protection and 30mm resolution for hand protection, are now available in sender and receiver sets.
Safety light curtains are used for human protection and product/machine safety where risks cannot be eliminated by machine design and the process might require open and frequent access. Contrinex 14mm resolution light curtains have a protective operating distance up to 3.5 m and 30mm resolution curtains have a range up to 12m. Contrinex light curtain sets feature dual PNP outputs and M12 quick-disconnects; mounting brackets are included. These light curtains are IP65, IP67 rated and fully meet safety level category 4, PL e (EN/ISO 13849-1) Type 4 EN/IEC 61496-1:2004/-2 requirements. Contrinex light curtain sender/receiver sets start at
New Full-Color 6-inch C-more Micro HMI Touch Panel
The new lower cost EA3-T6CL C-more Micro TFT touch panel displays text, messages, variables and graphics in up to 32K colors. The panel has three ports (USB programming, RJ12 and DB15) for communications and five user-defined function keys (with user-defined LED indicators) for operator interface. In landscape mode, the panel can display 40 lines by 80 characters of text and graphics or 40 lines by 40 characters of dynamic text mixed with embedded variables and graphics. In portrait mode the C-more Micro panel displays up to 53 lines by 60 characters of static text and 40 lines by 40 characters of dynamic text. The EA3-T6CL has UL, cUL & CE agency approvals and is NEMA 4/4X, IP65 compliant for indoor use (when mounted correctly). The C-more Micro 6" TFT panel is priced at $299.00 with a two-year warranty.
Magnetic-Inductive Flow Meters (Magmeters)
ProSense FMM series magnetic-inductive flow meters are designed to reliably detect the flow rate of conductive media up to 160 gallons per minute. These Magmeters have a 4-digit numeric display with pushbutton setup to indicate flow rate, fluid temperature and total flow volume in selectable engineering units, and two selectable outputs to remotely monitor flow rate and temperature parameters. Simple to set up, easy to install and with no moving parts, the stainless steel, mechanically-robust design mounts directly in-line providing a compact, low-profile installation for process control. Magmeters are widely used for liquid flow monitoring in wastewater, mining and minerals, utilities, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals processes. ProSense FMM series magnetic-inductive flow meters start at $460.00 and have a five-year warranty.
Socomec Fusible and Non-Fusible Disconnect Switches
New Socomec disconnect switches include UL 98 and UL 489 rated fusible and UL 98 and UL 508 rated non-fusible disconnects. Accessories include handles, shafts, shaft guides, auxiliary contacts, shrouds, lugs, cables/operators and blown fuse monitors.
Starting at $78.50, UL 98 and UL 489 rated FUSERBLOC fusible disconnect switches are available in Class CC or Class J fuse versions with 30 - 600 Amp ranges and 200kA SCCR.
Socomec UL 98 Rated non-fusible disconnects start at $48.50 and include the DIN rail mount SIRCO M Compact Series (30-100 Amps); the panel mount heavy duty SIRCO Series (100-600 Amps), and the UL 98B Rated SIRCO DC Series (100-250 Amps).
Socomec UL 508 Rated non-fusible disconnects, starting at $18.50, include the enclosed, rotary SIRCO M Series (32-63 Amps) and the compact, modular SIRCO M series (16-80A).
NITRA G-Series ISO 15552 Air Cylinders
NITRA® G-Series ISO air cylinders have a 145 psi pressure rating in bore sizes from 32mm to 100mm and strokes from 25mm to 600mm to meet a broad range of packaging, processing and other high-speed product manufacturing applications. Fully metric design ISO 15552 cylinders are used extensively in machinery that is built in or for European countries and shipped to the United States. NITRA G-series ISO cylinders are constructed with high-quality aluminum bodies and end caps, C45 chromed piston rods and die cast aluminum heads. The G-series cylinders feature adjustable cushions to provide end-of-stroke deceleration at both ends, internal magnetic material for sensor switching, G-threaded (BSPP) ports and three sides of longitudinal slots for securing sensors. Flange, pivot and clevis cylinder mount options are available. G-series cylinders start at $57.00.
Roxburgh Drive-Rated Power Line EMI / RF Filters
New Roxburgh high performance 1-phase and 3-phase EMI filters are drive-rated for AC drives and inverters. Single-phase EMI filters are also available for general purpose applications.
Drive-rated 3-phase power line EMI / RF filters (starting at $77.00) are specifically designed for 230/460 VAC motor drives, inverters, machine tools and other 3-phase devices.
Starting at $14.00, 1-Phase drive-rated EMI / RF line filters are designed for single-phase 120/240V AC and DC drives in noisy applications where increased filter performance is required.
Roxburgh general purpose power entry modules are through-hole enclosure mounted line filters for 120/240 VAC devices. Starting at $5.50, the modules are also available with fusing and power switch options.
Toroid ferrite cores, starting at $12.00, are a low cost way to reduce common mode noise in 1- and 3-phase applications.
More RUKO Cutting and Grinding Tools
New RUKO cutting tools include high-speed steel jobber length drill bits, thread repair sets, knockout punch kits, grinders and grinding burrs.
High-performance black and gold jobber length drill bits range from 1/16-inch to 1/2-inch.
RUKO internal and external thread chasers repair damaged threads, remove rust and burrs, and are suitable for right or left hand threads. Thread chasers start at $82.00 and sets start at $247.00.
The hydraulic knockout punch set ($845.00) allows a user to quickly and precisely punch clean holes in sheet metal and plastic up to 5/32 inch thick.
The RUKO pneumatic grinder ($61.00) with non-slip handle uses high-performance tungsten carbide rotary burrs with a double-cut pattern for higher cutting capacity. Grinder kits are available starting at $124.00. Rotary burrs start at $13.00 and sets are available starting at $48.50.
Dold Relay Line Extension - Multifunction Safety Relay Modules
New Dold UG6970 and UG6980 safety relay modules are designed to protect people and machines in applications with a variety of safety devices. The UG6970 provides 2 independent, separately adjustable safety functions and the UG6980 provides one function.
The selectable safety functions include E-stop, safety gate, two-hand control, safety mat / safety edge, light curtain and exclusive XOR contacts.
Features include line fault detection on pushbutton, manual or automatic restart, forcibly guided output contacts, pluggable terminal blocks for easy exchange of devices, and LED operations indicators.
The multifunction modules have 2 N.O. contacts per safety function and 1 semiconductor output per safety function. The two-function UG6970 relay module is $240.00 and the UG6980 is $155.00. The modules are CSA, cULus , CE, RoHS, and TUV listed.
Safety Light Curtains with Basic and Advanced Functions
Datalogic safety light curtains provide human protection and product/machine safety where risks cannot be eliminated by machine design and the process might require open and frequent access.
14mm resolution (finger protection) light curtains provide protected heights from 150 to 900 mm and operating distances of up to 7 meters. 30mm resolution (hand protection) light curtains offer 300 to 1800 mm protected heights and up to 20 meters distances.
Advanced models feature zero deadzone, selectable operating distance, integrated muting and blanking functions and an advanced configuration mode through included GUI software.
All Datalogic safety light curtains include both sender and receiver, are IP65 rated and have Type 4 and Cat 4 PL e safety ratings. Starting at
$471.00, Datalogic light curtains are CE, RoHs and REACH compliant and cULus approved.
Refrigerant-free Vortex Coolers for Industrial Enclosures
Compressed air cooling is used where conventional enclosure cooling by air conditioners or heat exchangers is not possible. Vortex cooler advantages include small physical size, cools without refrigerants (no CFCs, HCFCs), exceptionally reliable with no moving parts and vortex coolers are suitable for harsh environments.
New all stainless steel Stratus® vortex coolers have cooling capacities from 500 to 2,500 BTUH and all Stratus replacement generators fit any of the Stratus vortex coolers. No need to purchase a new cooler if you need to change your cooling capacity. The Stratus vortex cooler mounts in a single 3/4" electrical conduit knockout, and relief valves and seals are built-in which enable the units to maintain the sealed nature of NEMA 4, NEMA 4X and NEMA 12 enclosures. With a 5-year warranty, Stratus vortex coolers are priced at only $270.00.
NITRA G-thread push-to-connect pneumatic fittings and flow control valves
BSPP (G) threads fit many European style pneumatic components. NITRA® G-thread fittings are available in G1/8 through G1/2 sizes and are designed with a working pressure of -29.5" Hg to 150 psi and a working temperature of 32 to 140°F. G-threaded components are made with strong thermoplastic (PBT) or nickel-plated brass bodies with stainless steel tube gripping claws and an O-ring thread seal. G-thread fittings are available in straight and elbow styles and in 4 to 10mm tubing sizes. Flexible tubing is easily connected by simply inserting the tubing end into the fitting. G-thread fittings start at $4.25 for a 5-pack. NITRA pneumatic G-thread flow control (speed controller) valves are available in elbow meter-in or meter-out configurations and are sold in two-packs starting at
$11.00. All NITRA pneumatic fittings have a one-year warranty.
IDEM Inch Series Interlock Safety Switches
IDEM tongue operated safety interlock switches fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift off machine guards while IDEM hinge interlock safety switches fit to the hinged axis of machine guard doors. Four tongue (key) interlock safety switch mounting sizes, 16.5 mm, 22mm, 30mm and 40mm, are now available with plastic and stainless steel body and head housing options. The full body stainless model is IEC IP69K washdown rated. A selection of stainless steel actuator keys and flexible key options are available. New tongue interlock safety switches start at $29.50. IDEM hinge interlock safety switches are shaft (solid or hollow) or lever hinge interlock operated with plastic body and 316 stainless steel body and head material options (IEC IP69K rated). New IDEM hinge interlock safety switches start at $30.00 and the HC-SS series starts at $90.00.
Ultimate Series single-door, wall mount enclosures (NEMA 4, 4X, 12 and 13)
Over 360 new NEMA 4/12 and 4/4X/12 Ultimate Series enclosures have been added to our Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosures lineup. Ultimate Series enclosures are designed to protect electrical and electronic components from harsh, dirty environments. New designs include models with slope top, windows, as well as 1-point and 3-point latch heavy-duty handles; models are available in heavy 14 gauge steel with ANSI gray light-textured or RAL7035 light gray textured finishes, and in 14 gauge 304 stainless steel with smooth-grain finish. Ultimate series enclosures are constructed with plasma welded seams, polyurethane gaskets, collar studs for mounting optional subpanels, concealed hinges, and increased tub openings to accommodate larger subpanels. Ultimate series enclosures are UL and CSA approved and have a one-year warranty. Pricing starts at $178.00.