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Industry Focus: Building Controls, Data, Food & Beverage, General Manufacturing, Industrial, Marine/Offshore, Mining, Water & Waste Water
Product Type: Enclosures

November 30, 2021

The new PN-A Series from Bud Industries has been tested to withstand being submerged under more than a meter of water and for more than 30 minutes. The new series of plastic boxes was developed for applications ranging from marine, wastewater, and agriculture, to pools and spas. Because they also protect components against water spray and weather, they provide added confidence for little additional cost in data communications (wi-fi), factory automation, mining. and more

The PN-A Series enclosures are designed to meet the requirements of IP68, UL508A, NEMA 1, 2, 3, 4, 4x, 6, 6P 12, and 13. They are UL Listed. They are available in 15 sizes ranging from 2.05 inches x 1.97 inches x 1.30 inches to 11.81 inches x 9.06 inches x 3.41 inches.

Long Service Life

The boxes are molded of corrosion-resistant polycarbonate plastic, and feature an opaque or clear cover. Clear covers help preserve protection by avoiding the need cut holes in the enclosure for displays and indicators. To provide a long service life, the plastic is UV-stabilized for use in outdoor location and includes a UV94-HB flammability rating. For strength, the cover attaches using non-magnetic stainless-steels screws that thread into brass inserts.

Versatile Mounting

The enclosures are designed for versatile applications. Wall mounting holes are included. Some models come with molded mounting flanges, and optional external mounting brackets are available.

Easy Installation

The installation of components is simplified by a number of enclosure features. Internal bosses allow the horizontal mounting of printed circuit boards and the connection of terminals. Most models have internal guide slots for mounting PCB assemblies vertically. Optional aluminum internal mounting panels (PNX Series) are available.

Price and Availability

PN-A Series plastic enclosures are available from the top industrial electronic distributor’s stock at prices starting at $4.15 with quantity discounts available.

 

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The new TXLN line comprises a series of metal enclosed AC/DC power supplies ranging from 18 to 960 Watt (split into 12 different power levels) and is designed for a wide range of industrial applications. The TXLN is an active replacement of the older TXL line and is built on the same design principals to make the transition to the new TXLN series as easy as possible. The model selection includes single, dual as well as triple output solutions to cover different applications requirements.

With a low-profile metal case and screw terminal block connection, they are easy to install in any equipment. Up to the 200 Watt models the TXLN power supplies are completely convection cooled and from 320 Watt and above they come with an internal fan. Above 100 Watt an active PFC (>0.95) function is added to the standard feature pool. All models in the TXLN line have universal input and comply with the latest industrial standard IEC/EN/UL 62368-1, European EMC standards and the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).

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Io Audio Technologies: JL and JLX Chassis Connectors

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 Io Audio Technologies JL and JLX Series XLR chassis connectors are perfect for high-noise environments like permanent installations or design-in applications where the termination method is solder cups. Options of different finishing’s, 3, 4, or 5 pins, male or female, and vertical or horizontal PCB mounting are available.

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Data acquisition, data logging and data analysis are required functions for most modern industrial control systems. The simplest and lowest cost way to provide these functions is often by using the same platform that’s providing real-time control—namely the PLC or the programmable automation controller (PAC).

A few years ago, this wasn’t possible as PLCs lacked the required processing power and data storage capability. But more powerful PLCs and the evolution of PACs has made it possible to perform many data acquisition tasks within the controller—saving money and providing an overall simpler system.

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binder offers connectors with D-coding in the M8 form factor as part of its 818 product series. The products are ideal for Industrial Ethernet applications with communication protocols such as EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP or PROFINET according to IEEE 802.3 via twisted-pair cables of the Cat-5e category. Accordingly, the 4-pin connectors enable the network connection of actuators and sensors of particularly small size with data rates of up to 100 Mbit/s.

Optimized for space-saving industrial sensor installations

Today, high-bandwidth Ethernet connectivity, beyond the field level and into the corporate data infrastructure, is a core component of automated processes in all branches of industry. In the Ethernet communication of modern production facilities, for example in drives control, properties such as clock synchronism, real-time capability and determinism, but also reliability and robustness are in demand. Use cases in such environments place special demands on the connection technology, both from a technological and an economic point of view. Connectivity solutions should be designed to be variable and scalable, and above all support users in machine and plant engineering in saving space and time during installation. In addition, secure locking and protection categories appropriate to the field of application are required. M8 circular connectors with screw locking, in accordance with the DIN EN 61076-2-114 standard, are optimized for such application conditions. Here, the M8 form factor in particular has proven itself in installations where space is critical; the use with miniaturized sensors is exemplary for this area of application.

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Sealevel Systems, Inc. announces the HazPAC10 Rugged Panel PC. Designed for Windows 10 IoT Embedded, the HazPAC 10 delivers powerful Intel processing combined with a bright, LCD, five-wire resistive touchscreen. The HazPAC 10 features a fanless industrial computer with a wide -40°C to 60°C operating temperature. And for the most intense environments, the HazPAC 10 has a NEMA 4/IP64 front bezel and is certified by ATEX, IECEx, and for Class I, Division 2 (Groups A, B, C, D, T4).

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