C-more® HMI - New EA9 Series Touch Screens with Added Features
The New C-more EA9 series color TFT touch screen interface panels are equipped with 800 MHz CPUs and are available in 6, 8, 10, 12 or 15-inch screen sizes with 64k colors and reliable 50,000 hour LED backlights.
All models are NEMA 4/4X and IP65 rated (for indoor use) and are backed by a two-year warranty.
Most models have three serial ports, an audio output port, an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port, two USB 2.0 ports (one type A, and one type B), and one slot for an optional SD memory card. The 12 and 15-inch models support two SD cards and are equipped with one HDMI video output port. All touch panels are 12-24 VDC powered and an optional attachable AC power adapter is available.
Pricing starts at $499.00
for the 6-inch base model without Ethernet.
IronHorse® Fractional HP DC Motors and Gearmotors
MTPM series small DC motors range in size from 1/31 to 1/4 HP and have rolled steel totally enclosed non-vented (TENV) housings, high energy ceramic magnets and replaceable brushes. The motors are rated for SCR drives and accommodate 12, 24, 90, and 180 VDC. Fractional HP DC motors start at $71.00
IronHorse MTG series 1/19 to 1/5 HP DC gearmotors are available with parallel or right-angle gear shafts in 12, 24, and 90 VDC versions.
These gearmotors are designed for use on unfiltered SCR (Thyristor) type rectified AC inputs and can be used with PWM (pulse width modulated) type DC adjustable speed drives and in across-the-line applications Features include TENV enclosures, Class F insulation and replaceable brushes. IronHorse DC gearmotors start at $146.00
CWC Series Miniature Contactors - More Horsepower in a Smaller (45mm) Frame
CWC series miniature contactors from WEG are a complete solution for controlling motors and switching other loads. The compact 45mm dimensions for its up to 22A IEC current rating allows it to take up less space inside electrical enclosures (making panel design and assembly easier) while still offering up to a powerful 15HP @ 460V.
DC models feature low consumption coils allowing operation directly from a PLC without interface relays. Available in three-pole and four-pole models, contactors are DIN-rail mountable and feature self-lifting pressure plates and coil voltage indication.
WEG CWC series miniature contactor prices start at $11.00
. Matching direct mount overload relays start at $14.00
. Accessories include auxiliary contact blocks, surge suppressors, Star-Delta electronic timing relays, wiring kits, and mechanical interlock and latch blocks.
New and Newly Redesigned RHINO DC Power Supplies
RHINO® PSB series DIN rail single-phase and three-phase input power supplies offer high performance and reliability and are perfect for applications that require a basic DC voltage power supply.
Five new models are approved for Class I, Div 2 hazardous locations and one new unit is UL 1310 recognized (NEC Class 2).
DIN Rail mount 12, 24 and 48 VDC output, 85-264 VAC / 120 -375 VDC single phase input voltage power supplies are available starting at only $21.50
Three-phase, 320-600 VAC input versions with 24 VDC outputs available from 60 to 960 Watts start at $59.00
RHINO PSB series redundancy modules (from $35.00
) help prevent costly downtime due to power supply failure, and a new buffer module ($149.00
) is a cost effective alternative to battery-based backup systems.
Low-Cost Liquid Level Float Switches
ProSense® float level switches provide a low-cost general purpose solution for monitoring of liquid level in a variety of applications.
The float switches are available in several different material constructions for compatibility with many types of liquids, and offer wide temperature and system pressure ranges. Vertical and horizontal mounting styles are available for ease of installation.
For long and trouble-free service, powerful internal permanent magnets actuate a highly reliable hermetically sealed reed switch. The switches have both AC and DC voltage ratings and are configured for normally closed operation; most models can be easily converted to normally open operation in the field.
ProSense float level switches start at $9.50
and have a one-year warranty.
Float level switch kits starting at $159.00
and float level tilt switches ($29.00
) are also available.
IronHorse GSD Series DC Drives - 1/50 HP to 3 HP
These new IronHorse® DC drives are available in open frame and NEMA 4/12 or 4X enclosed versions and can accommodate 1/50HP @ 12VDC all the way up to 3HP @ 240VAC. Input voltage ranges from 12/24/36 VDC, to 12/24 VAC and 120/240 VAC. DC output voltages of 12/24/90/180 VDC and output currents of up to 20A are available.
GSD1 series DC drives are high-performance PWM controllers for 12 to 36 volt battery/solar-powered equipment up to 1/2 HP.
GSD3, GSD4, GSD5 and GSD6 series DC drives offer cost efficient, reliable SCR control for small DC and universal motor applications up to 3HP.
GSD7 series DC drives offer instant reversing, quick stopping and rapid cycling.
GSD series DC drives have a one-year warranty and prices start at $59.00
Accessories include the GSDA-DP digital potentiometer ($215.00
) with 4-digit LED display.
Solenoid Locking, Tongue Interlock Safety Switches
These safety switches are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift-off machine guards and provide positively operated switching contacts. They provide a tamper resistant actuator mechanism and robust position interlock detection for moving guards. Available in 30mm, 40mm and 73mm mounting profiles, the switches have multiple actuator entry points and offer adjustable heads with 90-degree and 180-degree options; switch styles provide single and multiple half-inch female NPT conduit openings.
Starting at $159.00
, solenoid safety switches are available with 24VDC, 110VAC or 230VAC operated solenoids. Anti-tamper manual release keys and actuator keys in many styles are sold separately, starting at $6.50
Additional accessories available include lockout key, gate bolts, release handles and spring-loaded catch.
NITRA Pneumatic Solenoid Process (Pipeline) Valves
AutomationDirect's line of NITRA® pneumatics products now includes a wide selection of solenoid pipeline valves designed for control of media such as air, oil, water, and inert gas. All valves are two-position, normally-closed, spring return styles with 24VAC, 24VDC or 120 VAC solenoids, and are fitted with DIN-style wire connectors. Depending on series, valves are offered with port sizes from 1/8-inch to one-inch FNPT. Valve models are available in two-way and three-way diaphragm styles; two-way and three-way poppet style and two-way media-separated diaphragm styles are also available. NITRA pipeline valves are ideal for applications such as pneumatic air line shutoff, HVAC systems, coffee and vending machines, inert gas blankets and more. Valve prices start at $20.00
and are backed by a one-year warranty.
SureGear Precision Gearboxes for Small NEMA Motors
The SureGear® PGCN series is a great gearbox value for servo, stepper, and other motion control applications requiring a NEMA size input/output interface. Applications include material handling, pick and place, automation, packaging, and other motion control applications requiring a NEMA input/output. These maintenance free gearboxes (no additional lubrication required) are available in NEMA 17, 23, and 34 sizes and offer a wide range of gear ratios (5, 10, 25, 50, and 100:1). Features include low backlash of 30 arc-min or less, and a 20,000 hour service life. Hardware is included for mounting to SureStep stepper motors and optional shaft bushings are available for mounting to other motors. Backed by a 1-year warranty, SureGear small NEMA motor gearboxes start at $209.00
Point of View SCADA / HMI Software
Point of View is powerful PC visualization software for developing and deploying SCADA and HMI projects. Designed for most Windows platforms, Point of View projects can either run locally on the development workstation or on a remote workstation.
Animated HMI screens give plant personnel a graphical view of the process. Integrated modules include alarms, events, trends, recipes, reports, scriptable logic, schedulers, a security system, and a complete database interface.
Point of View software contains a Modbus driver and 18 communications drivers for most industrial controllers from AutomationDirect, Allen Bradley, Omron, Siemens, GE and Mitsubishi.
Complete Development / Runtime packages in 500, 1000, and 5,000 tag count versions start at $495.00
. Runtime or Development only packages (starting at $225.00
) are also available.
Do-more T1H Series Stackable PLCs
Using the proven Terminator field I/O hardware as a platform, the economical Do-more T1H series PLC supports stackable base units, discrete and analog I/O modules. The T1H CPUs high processor speeds not only decrease program execution time, but also allow the CPUs to support Ethernet connectivity and custom communication protocols as built-in functions.
A Do-more T1H CPU supports up to 256 I/O points in three stackable rows. For larger applications, Ethernet-based remote I/O can be connected for hundreds of additional points.
T1H series CPUs reduce system cost and space by including embedded communications ports. The T1H-DM1 CPU with one serial and one USB port sells for$359.00
; the T1H-DM1E CPU adds an embedded Ethernet port, for just $459.00
. The T1H series CPUs are programmed using the free Do-more Designer software.
Wenglor Laser Distance Sensors
OPT series short and long range distance sensors are available with either Class 1 or Class 2 laser options. The sensors have rectangular plastic housings with M12 quick-disconnects.
OPT short-range diffuse distance sensors use high-resolution CMOS line array technology, eliminating material, color and brightness-related measurement differences. Analog and switch output models are available with sensing ranges from 30 to 660mm, at up to 1,500 scans per second. OPT short-range sensors start at $319.00
OPT long-range sensors use transit time for distance measurement. Diffuse styles have a sensing range up to 10 meters; retro-reflective styles sense up to 100 meters. Analog and switch output models are available. OPT long-range sensors start at $249.00
With a one-year warranty, OPT distance sensors are CE, RoHS, and cULus compliant.
SHIMPO Handheld Tachometers
DT-100A series battery-powered handheld tachometers offer superior accuracy and capabilities for measuring and recording rotational and linear speed as well as linear travel. Priced at $236.00
, units are constructed of rugged die-cast aluminum; the series features large five-digit displays and quick retrieval of stored data. The DT-200LR series combination contact/non-contact tachometers incorporate laser technology that enables precise RPM measurement up to 20 feet away. The series is priced at $258.00
. The PT-110 non-contact tachometer is a simple-to-use, ergonomic, rugged optical laser ideal for rotational machine inspection and process speed analysis. This battery-powered device automatically records maximum, minimum, and last value, as well as up to 96 data points during testing. The PT-110 non-contact tachometer is priced at $115.00
DT-300 series stroboscopes (AC-powered or rechargeable) measure rotational and reciprocating speeds with the same precision as an electronic digital tachometer. An available portable LED model is designed for speed (RPM) and frequency (Hz) measurements in motion and vibration analysis. Starting at $503.00
, rugged, lightweight aluminum construction provides unequaled reliability in harsh environments.
The DT-725 high-impact plastic stroboscope is lightweight with a rechargeable battery and has many of the same features of the DT-300 series. These units feature bright LED displays and allow visual analysis of rotating and reciprocating objects. DT-725 stroboscopes are priced at $476.00
The SHIMPO ST-1000 LED stroboscope/tachometer combination is priced at only $219.00
and is ideal for rotational machine inspection.
Visual Signal Devices / Light Beacons
AutomationDirect offers a wide range of 29mm, 57/58mm, 75mm and 98mm diameter incandescent, LED and Xenon beacon lights / signaling devices from WERMA for either panel installation or surface mount applications. Modern designs and the latest in LED technology provide exceptionally clear and bright signaling. WERMA installation beacons are designed for mounting in panels or enclosures. WERMA freestanding beacons offer a range of modules including: permanent, blinking, flashing, LED EVS, and LED rotating. New items include 57/58mm beacons - surface, bracket, tube mount, short and tall lens options; 75mm beacons - surface & bracket mount; 98mm beacons - surface mount; and the new FlatSIGN wall mount signal light.
Prices for WERMA light beacons start at
GH15 Series IEC Motor Controls / Contactors / Overloads
The GH15 series of electric contactors now includes larger 79mm, 110mm and 145mm frame sizes with contactor ratings up to 315 Amps. GH15 series IEC motor controls feature self-lifting pressure plate terminals for quick wiring terminations; actuator coils, in 110/220 V and 220/240 V, 60Hz models, accommodate most applications. Now available in IEC sizes ranging from B to TT, GH15 series contactors accommodate up to 250 Hp motors @ 460 VAC. Contactors are 35mm DIN-rail mountable and panel mountable (larger sizes) to provide fast and easy installation. Backed with a one-year warranty, GH15 series contactors are CE marked, cULus listed, RoHS and REACH compliant. Prices for the GS15 series contactors start at $43.50
30mm FW Series Photoelectric Sensors
FW series extended sensing range photoelectric sensors are available in diffuse with background suppression and polarized retro-reflective models. The IP67 rated sensors feature round all metal housings with 30mm mounting bases fitted with an M12 quick-disconnect.
The FW series diffuse sensors with background suppression are available in fixed sensing distances up to 600mm; adjustable models offer sensing distances from 50mm to 800mm. FW diffuse photoelectric sensor prices start at $59.00
The FW series polarized retro-reflective photoelectric sensors feature models with a fixed sensing distance of 0.1 to 15 meters. FW sensors include one round reflector; additional reflectors can be purchased separately. FW series retro-reflective sensor prices start at $55.00
Backed by a one-year warranty, the FW series photoelectric sensors are CE, RoHS, and cULus compliant.
FC Series Potentiometer and Bipolar Signal Conditioners
The FC series of signal conditioners now includes potentiometer, bipolar to unipolar, and unipolar to bipolar options.
The FC-P3 signal conditioner converts a 24 VAC/VDC potentiometer input to an isolated analog 4-20 mA output signal. The module is field-configurable for 3-wire potentiometer/slidewire inputs; switch selectable analog output options range from 0-20 mA to 0-10 V.
Additional FC series signal conditioners include bipolar input-to-unipolar output and unipolar input-to-bipolar output models. Models are useful in interfacing sensors to PLC analog input modules.
The FC series signal conditioners have a slim-line plastic housing, an integral 35mm DIN rail mounting adapter, LED indication, and removable screw terminals. The units are cULus listed, CE marked and are backed with a one-year warranty. Pricing starts at $115.00
Ultrasonic Liquid Level Sensors and Transmitters
The Flowline EchoPod®, EchoSonic® II, Echotouch™, EchoSpan® and EchoSwitch® are innovative ultrasonic liquid level sensor families that replace float, conductance and pressure sensors that fail due to contact with dirty, sticky and scaling liquids in small, medium and large capacity tanks. PC software configured and new pushbutton configured models are available.
These general purpose fluid level sensors are available with single and multi-function capabilities including continuous level measurement, switching and level control. Measurement outputs include current, voltage, frequency and relays. PC software configured units use the FREE WebCal® software and a USB programming adapter. Pushbutton configured units use built-in pushbuttons and LCD display (no PC required). Ultrasonic liquid level sensors start at $260.00
New Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers for Enclosure Cooling
The Stratus® air-to-air heat exchanger series is a closed-loop cooling system which employs the heat pipe principle to exchange heat from an electrical enclosure to the outside. Each heat pipe has an evaporator section and a condenser section which are separated by a permanent baffle so as to provide a closed loop. The coil systems use aluminum end plates and baffles which improve conduction and reduce corrosion for longer life.
Air-to-air heat exchangers offer low operating costs and low maintenance. Prices start at $1,028.00
and models are available for use with NEMA 4 and 4X enclosures. Units are offered in 120VAC and 24 VDC versions, in three frame sizes (compact, deep, and tall) up to 72 Watt capacity, and are equipped with two circulating fans with sealed overload protectors.
NITRA® NFPA Cushioned Pneumatic Air Cylinders
The NITRA D-Series double-acting heavy-duty air cylinders product line now includes new models with adjustable cushions to provide end-of-stroke deceleration at both ends.
These pneumatic air cylinders have a 250 psi operating pressure, are interchangeable with other popular brands and are ideal for use where abusive conditions exist.
All D-Series cylinders are constructed with high-quality aluminum components and a magnetic piston fitted with a PTFE wear band; all cylinders can be used along with solid state or reed switches for rod position sensing.
The series includes bore sizes from 1 ½-inch to four inches and stroke lengths from one inch to 24 inches to meet a broad range of applications. Models feature flange, rear clevis and rear pivot, side, and rod clevis mounting options.
Prices for NITRA D-series cushioned air cylinders start at $164.00
New NITRA Air Prep filters, regulators and lubricators, plus Dump Valves and more accessories
With the addition of dozens of new models, NITRA pneumatic air filters, regulators, lubricators (FRLs), soft start/dump valves and air relief valves are available in 1/8 to 1-inch NPT female port sizes to meet a broad range of pneumatic air preparation applications. Modular design permits stand-alone or combined NITRA pneumatic FRL operations.
ASD Series soft-start/dump valves allow pneumatic components to be pressurized slowly for safety and control. Soft-start valves are equipped with manual override, LED indication, and an integral gauge monitors system pressure. ASD valve prices start at $49.00
AGP series gauge port adapter plates ( $5.50
) allow mounting of larger pressure gauges and transmitters on regulators, filter/regulators, and soft-start valves. ADB series distribution blocks are used to divide the air stream between FRL components.
NITRA PTFE Tubing and UV Stabilized Polyurethane (PUR) Tubing
NITRA PTFE tubing is an excellent choice for many high heat applications. Its exceptional resistance to degradation of mechanical properties under severe conditions makes this tubing ideal for applications such as processing wash down equipment and higher pressure systems using compression fittings. This tubing is available in inch (1/4" to 1/2") and metric sizes (4mm to 12mm) in 100-foot rolls starting at $128.00
NITRA UV stabilized PUR tubing is strong, flexible and an excellent choice for outdoor use such as landscaping, marine use, greenhouses and outdoor pneumatic applications. This tubing provides protection against UV rays of the sun and ultraviolet lights used in curing processes. UV stabilized tubing is available in inch (5/32" to 1/2") and metric sizes (4mm to 12mm) in 100-foot and 500-foot rolls starting at $12.00
Enclosure Filter Fan Kits and Exhaust Grilles
The STEGO line of enclosure filter fans and exhaust grilles provides an optimum climate in enclosures. By channeling outside air into the enclosure, the interior temperature is reduced and heated internal air is expelled, preventing localized heat pockets and protecting electronic components from overheating.
STEGO low-noise filter fans are available in 120 VAC or 24 VDC models; available sizes range from 12 to 373 CFM. Starting at $68.00
, all models are impact resistant and feature easy filter change. Outdoor models are weather/UV resistant and fitted with a lockable door.
Exhaust grilles, starting at $15.50
, feature no-screw installation and are available in indoor and outdoor models. A lockable general-purpose protective cover is priced at $37.00
All STEGO filter fans are CE and RoHS compliant and are backed with a one-year warranty.
ProSense MPS25 Series Mechanical Pressure Switches
ProSense® MPS25 series mechanical pressure switches are designed for the toughest applications where conventional pressure switches are inadequate. Starting at $82.00
, these cost-effective switches feature an all welded 316 stainless steel sealed diaphragm actuator or a direct-acting 316 stainless steel piston design.
The rugged 316 stainless steel housing provides reliable operation over a wide operating temperature range. Pressure ranges from vacuum to 7500 psig are available; all models include a 1/4-inch NPT process connection and a precision snap-acting SPDT mechanically-operated switch output.
Mechanical pressure switches are available with an integral six-foot cable or a DIN 175301-803C L-connector.
ProSense mechanical pressure switches are UL, CSA, CE and RoHS compliant and are backed with a three-year warranty.
Analog I/O Modules for the CLICK PLC
New for the CLICK® PLC, analog I/O modules, starting at $89.00
, include four-channel analog input modules with 0-20 mA current or 0-10V voltage inputs and 13-bit resolution; and four-channel output modules in 4-20 mA current and 0-10V voltage versions with 12-bit resolution. A combination four-channel input / two-channel output module in current and voltage versions is also available.
Four-channel RTD and thermocouple input modules with 16- bit resolution are priced at $149.00
. The RTD module accepts Pt100, Pt1000, jPT100, Cu10, Cu25, Ni120 elements and resistive ranges. The T/C input module supports J, K, E, R, S, T, B, N, C-type thermocouples and voltage ranges.
Also new are 24 VDC 8-point DC input / 8-point DC output modules and a 4-point DC input / 4-point relay output module. CLICK combination discrete I/O modules start at $49.00
NITRA® Stainless Steel Push-To-Connect Fittings
NITRA stainless steel pneumatic push-to-connect fittings are made with 316 stainless steel bodies and 303 stainless steel gripping collets with internal Viton o-ring. Threaded components are 316 stainless steel. These stainless steel fittings are designed to stand up to harsh chemicals and washdown applications. The fittings are available in NPT inch and BSPT (metric) sizes and can withstand pressures up to 290 PSI and temperatures up to 390° F. The fittings can be used with polyurethane, nylon and PTFE tubing among others. The bodies of elbow and tee fittings with threaded connections can be rotated after installation. Available fittings include: straight unions, straight reducers, male straight and bulkhead fittings starting at $9.50
; union elbows and male elbows start at $18.00
; union tees, male branch tees, and male run tees start at $24.00
ProSense® Liquid Media Flow Sensors / Switches
FSD series flow switches monitor liquid media to provide reliable flow detection and are ideal for applications with rapid temperature changes or where fast response time is required, such as machine tool coolant flow, HVAC cooling water flow, and injection molding cooling water flow.
FSD series switches monitor 0.26 to 6.6 GPM or 1.32 to 26.4 GPM with a fast response time of 10ms. The switches operate on 24 VDC and provide normally-open DC PNP outputs. Desired setpoints can easily be set with the rotating dial and locked with a set screw. Valve bodies are constructed of nickel-plated brass with 3/4-inch or one-inch NPT connections. The flow switches have a 4-pin M12 quick disconnect and LED output status indication.
ProSense FSD series flow switches are IP65 and IP67 rated and have a two-year warranty. Prices start at $125.00
Stratus® 480 VAC Enclosure Air Conditioners for NEMA 12, 4 and 4X Enclosures
The Stratus line of enclosure air conditioners now includes 480 VAC models in addition to the 120 VAC and 230 VAC versions already available.
These enclosure air conditioners provide optimal cooling while maintaining a closed loop environment inside the enclosure to keep out contaminates and are ideal for harsh higher temperature environments.
Stratus air conditioners are sized from 2,000 to 8,000 BTU/H and are designed to fit enclosures as shallow as 12 inches. Each unit has a digital LED temperature controller with visible alarm and is pre-wired for external alarm monitoring. These high efficiency units contain an active condensate management system and are equipped with anti short-cycle compressor protection. The units are UL and cUL listed, have a 1-year warranty and prices start at $1,266.00
Konnect-It® Economical Screw-Type DIN Rail Terminal Blocks
Konnect-It KN Series screw-type terminal blocks meet the demands of the industrial environment and are available in a variety of single-level, double-level, triple-level, sensor, mini, grounding, fuse holder and disconnect block types.
Konnect-It terminal blocks and related components are economical, modular in design and fit on a 35mm DIN rail (standard), or 15mm DIN rail (mini version). The terminal blocks are available in multiple colors, accept a wide range of wiring sizes and most have a 100kA SCCR rating.
Konnect-It single-level terminal blocks start at $30.00
for a 100-pack.
Double-level terminal blocks start at $83.00
for 100, and Mini 15mm DIN rail terminal blocks start at $36.00
for a package of 100.
Available Konnect-It accessories include end brackets and covers, separators, jumpers, marking tags, top covers and label holders.
Jumper Re-Design for DINnectors® Terminal Blocks
Design improvements have been made to the jumper for DINnectors T-8 terminal blocks. Enhancements allow the new jumper to replace the current offering of four part numbers.
The new jumper can be cut-to-fit without specialized tools and has a finger safe insulation. The new jumper is easily customizable to accommodate from 2 to 24 poles. The jumper bars are packaged in five 24-pole pieces with associated insulated screws and are priced at $24.00
ViewMarq® Industrial LED Message Displays
Industrial LED messaging made easy. ViewMarq tri-color LED (red, green, amber) message displays support scrolling (left, right, up, down) messages as well as blinking text, and are available in 1, 2 and 4-line displays with 12 or 24 characters.
These LED message displays can be connected to a PLC (programmable logic controller), PC, or any device capable of serial ASCII, Modbus RTU, or Modbus TCP communications for real-time factory floor data display.
Windows-based ViewMarq message display configuration software is downloaded for free and an Ethernet configuration cable ships with each ViewMarq.
The displays are UL 508 listed, CE, RoHS, and REACH compliant, NEMA 4 and NEMA 12 (indoor only) rated and will withstand washdown conditions.
ViewMarq LED industrial display prices start at $499.00
Additional 18mm and 30mm Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
These 18mm and 30mm diameter round body ultrasonic sensors are equipped with LED status indicators and a push-button teach feature for configuration of DC output models and for sensitivity adjustment on analog output models. Ten output types in combinations of PNP and NPN discrete outputs and 0-10VDC or 4-20mA analog outputs are available. The IP67 rated sensors have ether an attached two-meter output cable or a M12 quick-disconnect connector. 18mm UK1 series sensors start at $99.00
and are available in four sensing ranges: 50-400mm, 100-900mm, 150-1,600mm, and 200-2,200mm. The 30mm UT1 series sensors start at $185.00
and have a 250-3500 mm sensing range. Both series are backed by a lifetime warranty and are cULus, CE and RoHS approved.