Panel building
Monoblocks from Phoenix Contact offer two connection points
17/08/22
New, so-called monoblocks from Phoenix Contact provide a single pass-through function. With two connection points, they enable the pole-number-accurate and space-saving construction of potential distributions.
Small terminal blocks for maximum benefits
04/08/22
The terminal blocks in miniature format from Phoenix Contact can be conveniently wired and mounted in various ways in even the narrowest of spaces. Depending on the application, the miniature terminal blocks are available with Push-in or screw connection technology.
High flexibility termination boards with a narrow design
25/07/22
The new generation of highly compact Varioface Front Connect termination boards from Phoenix Contact supplements the cabling area between the remote I/O system and the field level.
New bus coupler for Ethernet
04/07/22
With the new IL ETH BK-PAC Inline bus coupler for Modbus/TCP (UDP), Phoenix Contact is expanding its product portfolio for setting up remote I/O solutions in the control cabinet.
Engineering software for control cabinet building
28/06/22
Phoenix Contact says its clipx Engineer software provides increased efficiency, with time and effort in the design process being reduced through the use of prefabricated projects.
Pinet hinges with parallelogram links from the FDB Online store
27/06/22
FDB Panel Fittings now offers concealed, internal hinges from Pinet with parallelogram links as typically used in small cabinets or wall-mounted enclosures.
The best solution for modern building technology
16/06/22
The PTI installation terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact are designed to facilitate the quick and space-saving configuration of building distribution boards.
Schneider Electric strengthens partnerships for sustainability
31/05/22
Schneider Electric has announced it is driving “Partnering for Sustainability Initiative” by empowering partners to look towards supporting and growing with Schneider’s partner ecosystem.
Leading edge repair and protection solution for wind turbines
17/05/22
Optimised to be easy-to-apply, fast-curing and hard-wearing, the combination of Belzona 5711 and Belzona 5721 is specially designed to fortify wind turbine blades with outstanding protection against leading edge erosion for the long term.
EtherCAT delivers performance for machine builders
04/05/22
As the popularity of EtherCAT rises, Carlo Gavazzi has launched an additional IIoT device to its range of NRG solid state relays.
Igus components making your ride more comfortable
19/04/22
When you think of car seat, you probably don’t think of the components designed and used within the mechanism of that seat. Why would you?
EAO introduces overmoulded option for Series 82 switches
06/04/22
EAO has extended the robust and attractive Series 82 with an overmoulded option and M12 connector. The new version is available for selected illuminated pushbuttons within the Series 82 and offers fast mounting as well as complete front and rear IP67 protection. It is common to expose actuators and indicators to extremely harsh operating conditions. For example, in the food and beverage industry, where alkaline cleaning agents and corrosion severely affect HMIs. In addition, external factors in the form ...
Pick and place applications with low-cost robotics
04/04/22
Robotic pick and place applications are becoming increasingly popular within companies wanting to automate processes. These could be anything from simple movements to complex actions, but fundamentally they all need the same thing: to be smooth running. In this new video you can see how Igus products ranging from energy chains to linear gantries all work in harmony linked with the iRC, Igus Robot control. With an overhead camera mounted, this allows the software to accurately control the machines movemen...
Split cable entry system with ATEX certification
28/03/22
Cable management specialist M Buttkereit is now able to offer ATEX certification with many of its cable entry systems including its split cable entry frames and glands. ATEX certification is available for the DES split cable frame, the DES-Pred split cable gland and most DES-PDM multi cable entry plates. The split systems allow for the easy transit of cables into cabinets and enclosures and the subsequent sealing of the cables without the need for re-wiring or cutting the cable. The DES cable entry syste...
Emka outdoor lock management intelligent control
24/03/22
Fast internet and interference-free telephony is the purpose of many outdoor control cabinets or telecommunications enclosures. Their outdoor installation at the roadside sometimes makes them a target for vandals and hackers. In order to protect the sensitive electronics and only allow access to authorised persons, Emka has developed an outdoor lock solution: the low power outdoor handle forms an intelligent system with a wireless cabinet that transmits data to a central management unit with real-time mo...
Flexible enclosure lights with low-level power dissipation
24/03/22
The luminous intensity of the new, efficient 400 class enclosure lights from Phoenix Contact has been improved, and they now provide 700 lm with a power dissipation of just 6 W. Their wide-range input allows flexible, global use since they can be connected to voltages from 24 to 265 V AC and DC, and particularly quickly due to the push-in connection technology. With their compact dimensions, including a diameter of just 30 mm, a length of just 350 mm, and the adjustable lighting angle, these lights can b...
Inline 3D profile measurement systems for metal processing
23/03/22
Micro-Epsilon has introduced a range of inline 3D profile measurement systems for the geometrical inspection of long products in metal processing. Depending on the application and profile shape, the measurement systems can be equipped with either ThruBeam sensors, red laser profile scanners or blue laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon, to provide the optimal solution for the application. Long strip products such as profiles, billets and tubes, which are produced by rolling, drawing or forging, often...
Weidmüller showcases new SNAP IN technology at Drives & Controls
21/03/22
On Stand H120 at Drives & Controls 2022, Weidmüller will be showcasing its new SNAP IN technology – the AS-Series – along with the intuitive yet powerful Weidmüller Configurator Software (WMC) and the Weidmüller Wire Processing Centre (WPC), which it says dramatically reduces wiring time for control panels. Other key themes on the stand are Industrial Ethernet and automation which Weidmüller is supporting with its eco-line and u-mation portfolio and OMNIMATE 4.0 SNAP IN modules – a system for building co...
Compact modular distribution blocks with lateral push-in connection
17/03/22
The new PTVFIX distribution blocks from Phoenix Contact are a combination of the PTFIX distribution block system and the PTV series with vertical conductor connection.
FDB bullet style lift-off hinges for cabinets and panels
17/03/22
Bullet style – or otherwise ‘corner’ or ‘torpedo’ hinges – from the FDB Online store, are so-called because of their shape and ability to fit right up to the corner of a panel, so providing an industrial-style aesthetic that allows a large door with a narrow frame for space-saving and easy lift-off door removal. Larger format bullet hinges – once common on fridge doors (and so sometimes referred to as ‘fridge hinges’ – are often selected for their traditional flange fixing style and characteristic shape...

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