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Brand: Murr Elektronik
Industry Focus: General Manufacturing, Industrial
Product Type: Test and Measurement

Mico Pro is the innovative current monitoring system from Murrelektronik for 12 and 24 VDC applications with patented tripping process. The modular system enables you to adapt systems precisely to suit specific applications – offering a favorable cost-benefit ratio while also being economical in their use of space. The patented tripping process assures optimum machine availability. An additional benefit: an integrated concept for potential distribution that significantly declutters the switch cabinet wiring.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Industry Focus: Data, Industrial
Product Type: Connctors/Cables/Terminal Blocks

Greene Tweed was recently pleased to highlight their Seal-Connect product line. These engineered connectors ensure reliability in data and electrical connections in a wide variety of applications across multiple industries, while providing a reliable seal. Seal-Connect products are available in three types: electrical, fiber-optic, and hybrid electrical and fiber. The products are designed for use in primarily high temperature and/or high-pressure environments typical of the energy, aerospace and defense industries.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Brand: Icotek
Industry Focus: General Manufacturing, Industrial
Product Type: Connctors/Cables/Terminal Blocks

The new modular adapter system IMAS-CONNECT is a modular designed grommet system for mounting circular connectors, Keystone jacks, hose fittings, pressure compensation elements and much more. By utilising the modular adapter system, the cable entry frame becomes a hybrid system. Pre-terminated and standard cables or hoses can be routed and at the same time the system serves as an interface for connectors.

 

 

 

Brand: Schmersal
Industry Focus: General Manufacturing, Industrial
Product Type: Test and Measurement

If a machine or system is expected to produce potentially hazardous overtravel movements, a combination of safety interlock on the guard and standstill monitor in the switch cabinet can provide the requisite level of safety. The SSW303HV is the Schmersal Group's latest sensorless standstill monitor, offering a significant improvement over its AZR and FWS series predecessors.

 

 

 

Industry Focus: Data, General Manufacturing, Industrial
Product Type: Enclosures

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers a conduction-cooled model for their 3U OpenVPX Chassis Manager. Compliant to the VITA 46.11 specification for system management and to VITA 48.2 for mechanical design, the Tier 2 Pixus OpenVPX Chassis Manager monitors at least 6 temperature sensors and 10 fans with custom options available.

 

 

 

Brand: Yokogawa
Industry Focus: Automotive, Food & Beverage, General Manufacturing, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Power Distribution & Energy, Water & Waste Water
Product Type: Control Software

On January 20, 2021, Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced that it would be releasing CENTUM VP R6.08, an enhanced version of the CENTUM VP integrated production control system for industrial plants, and released it two days later on January 22. CENTUM VP is a core product in the OpreX Control and Safety System solutions family. This release delivers enhancements that drastically reduce the amount of work needed to upgrade a control system's CPU module, including a newly developed utility kit and standards certification for individual CPU modules.

 

 

 

Brand: Schurter
Industry Focus: Data, Healthcare
Product Type: Connctors/Cables/Terminal Blocks

SCHURTER expands its portfolio of highly successful rewireable IEC cord connectors, series 4782 (C13, 70 °C) and 4781 (C15, 120 °C), to include gray and white versions in addition to black. The added colors allow for distinguishing between multiphases in data centers. The white color option is also suited for medical applications where a clinical cord and inlet coupling is aesthetically preferred.

 

 

 

Brand: Siemens
Industry Focus: Transportation
Product Type: Power Supplies

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."

 

 

 

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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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