Automation


Belden Compliant with Mandatory New EU Radio Equipment Directive

Belden compliant with mandatory new EU radio equipment directive. 
(Photo: Belden, PR450) Venlo, The Netherlands - June 13, 2017 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, confirmed today its compliance with the new Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU. All Hirschmann wireless solutions fully adhere to the new guidelines, including the OpenBAT, BAT450-F, BAT867R and BAT-C Industrial Wireless LAN access points/clients, as well as all OWL Industrial Cellular Routers.

TE Connectivity Introduces D-3000 First Mate Last Break Dynamic Series Connector

TE Connectivity introduces D-3000 First Mate Last Break Dynamic Series connector. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR089)
DARMSTADT, Germany – June 12, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is unveiling a new addition to its Dynamic Series of First Mate Last Break (FMLB) connectors. The D-3000 FMLB 5.08mm option offers FMLB solutions from signal level circuitry to power circuit connectivity up to 15A – all in a ruggedized, industrialized package.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

New TE Connectivity RJ45 Jacks with Integrated Magnetics Meet Industrial Requirements

New TE Connectivity RJ45 jacks with integrated magnetics meet industrial requirements. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR173)
DARMSTADT, Germany – May 29, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has launched a new range of RJ45 jacks with integrated magnetics, specifically for industrial applications. TE’s standard portfolio includes 1x1 straight and R/A, 1x2, and 2x1 form factors, tab up and tab down, and jacks with and without LEDs. These new RJ45 jacks support voltage mode as well as current mode PHY chips, providing customers with solutions for almost every industrial Ethernet application, like programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motion controllers and high-end industrial computers.

Belden Demonstrated the Practical Use of “TSN Ready” Switches at the Hannover Messe

Belden demonstrated the practical use of “TSN Ready” Switches at the Hannover Messe. 
(Photo: Belden, PR448)Neckartenzlingen - May 24, 2017 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, used this year's Hannover Messe to show that switches supporting Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) are becoming a reality. Prototype TSN-enabled Hirschmann RSPE35 switches that support this open, real-time Ethernet technology were shown in demonstrators at various booths throughout the show. These included the booths of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OPC Foundation, as well as those of Sercos International and SmartFactoryKL.

Moog Launches a New Electrohydrostatic Pump Unit

Moog Electrohydrostatic Pump Unit (EPU). 
(Photo Moog, MGPR1701)East Aurora, NY, USA, May 23, 2017 – Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services today launched a new-generation Electro-Hydrostatic Pump Unit (EPU) that will help machine builders and end-users derive the combined benefits of both hydraulic and electric actuation.

More