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Rittal is replacing its previous KS series with the new fibreglass enclosures AX and so completely redefining fibreglass enclosure technology. The development is based on Rittal’s technology for sheet steel and stainless-steel enclosures, which can be used to greatly simplify and speed up manufacturing processes in panel building and switchgear manufacturing. Now, for the first time, fibreglass enclosures also feature this system technology. This is a win-win situation for plant constructors:

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Bourns, Inc. recently announced the addition of a new model series to its leading  ...
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. recently introduced a new series of surface-mount AC line rated ...
The newest model of the DXM1200 series wireless controllers maintain the same programming and logic ...
ABB has recently announced the release of ReliaGear LV MCC. The low voltage motor control center is ...
The new CaeBackup/CaeRestore options for B&R's APROL process control system ensure even better ...
binder recently announced an M16 X-coded connector capable of handling the data speeds demanded by ...
binder recently announced the new 818 Series: M8 D-Coded connectors. These will interest engineers ...
SCHURTER announces its new TA36 thermal circuit breaker, improving on an already successful series ...
The new CLICK PLUS PLC series is the next generation of simple control. Building on the practical ...
Littelfuse, Inc. recently launched a new building automation microsite ( ...

Article Feature - Monthly Industry Focus


JAE recently announced the launch of the MX72C / D Series, a squib connector for automotive SRS devices that conforms to the interface standard with omitted shorting bar (shunt-less), and is becoming popular in Europe and the United States.

Recent changes to automotive passenger safety requirements worldwide is serving as a catalyst to an increased level of collision safety performance, especially in Europe and the United States is expected to grow. In addition to the common SRS devices found in a vehicle, new applications such as knee, thorax and pedestrian airbags have begun to trend in an effort to ensure human safety.

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In support of the company’s long-term strategic plan and as the company continues to develop its ...
AVX Corporation has recently joined the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA), the ...
Graybar recently announced several leadership changes, all of which are effective May 1, ...
Supporting its long-term modernization strategy and building on its goal to remain ...
Trace Software International webinars are presented by our experts to provide you best practices in ...
Yokogawa Electric Corporation and Integrated Commissioning and Qualification Consultants, Corp. of ...
Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) was recently pleased to announce that ...
nVent Electric plc  recently announced that Greg Scheu has been appointed to its Board of ...
Pilz provides automation solutions for plant and machinery: complete and simple. From sensor ...
TPC Wire & Cable (TPC), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, has recently announced ...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure released its new public fast charger Sicharge D for the IEC markets. It is suited for highway and urban fast charging stations, city parking as well as shopping malls and provides one of highest peak efficiencies on the market at 96 percent, scalable charging power and dynamic power sharing.

“With its upgradability and dynamic charging, it is a big step forward to support the future of eMobility. Our customers can be sure to be prepared for future eventualities of eMobility, be it increasing number of required charging options or increasing charging speeds,” said Birgit Dargel, Global Head of Future Grids at Siemens Smart Infrastructure.

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Whether manufacturing packaging machines or components for airliners, companies must be able to guarantee all metal parts will remain durable and dependable throughout the product’s lifecycle. Recognizing this challenge, LSP Technologies pioneered an effective method to increase the strength of metal parts: surface treatment with pulsed laser beams. One of their most recent laser peening systems relies on the flexibility of EtherCAT and PC-based control technology from Beckhoff to meet the most diverse customer requirements.

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Selecting a panel meter for a particular application can be a daunting task, given the wide variety of products that are available today. There are many factors to consider when making a decision. Let’s look at a few of the major items.

Function

Panel meters can be categorized by type, size, style or other criteria. One way to begin the selection process is to look at the meter’s function – what measurement is this meter making? Some common functions are ammeter, voltmeter, frequency meter, power meter, energy meter, counter, timer, temperature meter, process meter, and controller.

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