Skip to main content

EAO Announces New Switching Options for Machinery Market

EAO, the expert partner for Human Machine Interfaces, expands the Series 04 range of high-performance 22.5mm switches with a choice of new accessories to suit for the machinery, process control and automation industries.

A new protective shroud is now available for the emergency-stop (E-stop) that prevents against accidental operation, a safety feature especially important for semiconductor equipment. The shroud features an anti-rotational pin plus the ability to lock the switch in position with a padlock after actuation. It is moulded from non-breakable Lexan plastic for exceptional durability – a characteristic of all Series 04 products.

Wiring and assembly is now even easier with the addition of new ‘push-in terminal’ (PIT) contact blocks. They feature a secure Phoenix Contact spring terminal. There are key advantages over conventional wiring: no assembly tools are required and there’s better resistance to vibration.  The elements are stackable, providing the flexibility to use up to six contacts per switch. They enhance the overall value of the series and are offered in both snap-action and slow-make contact styles.

The Series 04 range comprises pushbuttons, indicators, keylocks, selector switches, and emergency stop switches. They are sealed against dust and moisture to IP65 and operate in temperatures from -25°C to 55°C. All products comply with international standards including CE, RoHS, CB – EN/IEC 60947-5-1, UL (pending for PIT), NFF 16-102, CSA, CCC, GOST, German Lloyd.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Banner Engineering DF-G3 Discrete Fiber Amplifier Features World-Class Long Range Sensing Capability

Banner Engineering introduces its DF-G3 discrete long-range fiber amplifier with dual digital displays for use with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies. Featuring increased sensing power, the DF-G3 can sense more than 3 meters (10 ft.) with opposed mode fibers or more than 1 meter (3 ft.) with diffuse mode fibers. The extra power provides increased detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhanced detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications.

The DF-G3 is available with a single discrete output or two dual discrete outputs. The dual discrete outputs can be independently taught to trigger at different intensity values, which is ideal for correct part-in-place or error-proofing, bottle down, and edge guiding applications.

“We developed the DF-G3 fiber amplifier to meet our customers’ need to precisely detect smaller targets at longer ranges” said Dennis Smith, Senior Marketing Manager, Banner Engin…

TURCK M8 CORDSETS WITH 100 PERCENT SHIELDING OPTION PROTECT AGAINST EMI/RFI

TURCK is now offering the option to completely shield M8 picofast ® cordsets by connecting a braided shield directly to the coupling nut. This provides a cost-effective and reliable connection with 100 percent cable and connector shielding, which protects against electromagnetic and radio frequency interference.

The 3 and 4-pin cordsets are available with flexlife ® PVC or PUR jacketed cable. All connectors deliver IEC IP 67 protection.

The M8 picofast line, like most TURCK cordsets, provides male or female, straight and right angle connectors, standard and custom lengths, and pigtails or extensions. Fully encapsulated mating receptacles are also offered, completing the system.

TURCK’s BL Compact Family Collects Analog and Digital Signals at the Source

TURCK’s BL Compact system is a revolutionary modular I/O solution for collecting a variety of signals in a single, rugged node on a network. Rather than routing all signals through a control cabinet, this device makes it possible to obtain analog, digital, thermocouple, RTD, serial, RFID or a mixture of signal types in a compact, machine-mountable device over DeviceNet™, CANopen and PROFIBUS ®.

Up to two signals types can be combined in any combination in the BL Compact system, including RFID and analog, digital and serial—and more. The BL Compact system may be customized to suit a user’s specific needs, so that devices may be added to an existing network and signals may be gathered on the machine without an enclosure. This drop-in solution can be used to connect up to 16 devices—drastically reducing the time it takes to run wires for each device back to the control cabinet and the potential for wiring errors.

The BL Compact system is currently available with four, eight or 16 ports i…