FIEPOS field power supply

The decentralized FIEPOS power supplies with high protection classes IP54, IP65 or IP67 were developed for flexible use directly in the field. The need for flexible, modular systems shapes machine and system engineering. Decentralization of the system components has proven to be an important factor for success. It speeds up system planning, simplifies maintenance and enables an easy expansion of the system. In addition, control cabinets can be replaced by smaller versions or even completely dismantled. With FIEPOS, short for FIEld POwer Supply, PULS presents a new type of power supply that was developed precisely for this environment: A decentralized field power supply with protection class IP54, IP65 or IP67 that is available ex stock, is easy to install and flexible…

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Vario-X – Murrelektronik Decentralized Automation

Achieving digital transformation with our customers Digital transformation is industry’s solution to constantly increasing demands in productivity and quality. The entire production concept from development to the deliverable product, including the supply chain that feeds it all, can be tracked in real time. Murrelektronik enables you to meet these increasingly complex goals with inventive solutions. Decentralized automation in a modular system makes your plant ready for the future and gives you space and throughput when production floors reach their capacity limits. The Vario-X system solves increasingly complex production challenges. Vario-X is a modular system with solutions for every machine need imagined down to the smallest detail. You can plan and expand your system…

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Sheltering solutions for Trafag’s gas density monitors

Sheltering solutions for Trafag's gas density monitorsTrafag density monitors are utilized globally in diverse climates, ranging from high-altitude mountains to desert landscapes. In outdoor settings, the instruments face particularly demanding requirements. They must withstand extreme temperature fluctuations, intense solar radiation, rain, snow, humidity, and sandstorms, all of which can impact their performance. As high-precision instruments, density monitors play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of high-voltage installations.Trafag density monitors are utilized globally in diverse climates, ranging from high-altitude mountains to desert landscapes. In outdoor settings, the instruments face particularly demanding requirements. They must withstand extreme temperature fluctuations, intense solar radiation, rain, snow, humidity, and sandstorms, all of which can impact their performance.…

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Protection cap made of stainless steel

In order to protect panel mount jacks and pushbuttons or switches from liquids and dirt, SCHLEGEL has developed a protection cap made of stainless steel. It is also suitable for hygienic applications and is designed with appealing details. Quite often, it is necessary to protect pushbuttons and switches on a control system or machine from external influences like liquids or dirt - more so when the degree of protection is lower due to constructional factors. The cap SDVA22RRP is compensating this deficiency. The degrees of protection of the cap are IP66 and IP69K, which means a protection against dust and water. It can also be exposed to high-pressure cleaning. The dimensions of the…

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PocketCodr Minimizes Set-Up Cost for Double-Sheet Detection Using Smart Sensors

PocketCodr Minimizes Set-Up Cost for Double-Sheet Detection Using Smart Sensors As global demand for pressed-metal panels in the automotive sector increases, suppliers are under increasing pressure to increase productivity and reduce cost. Using ever-thinner gauges of steel and aluminum, double-sheet errors are harder to detect, heightening the risk of tool damage. Contrinex Smart Sensors sense the presence of individual sheets and also detect unwanted double-sheet conditions, triggering an alarm before damage occurs. During set-up, the innovative PocketCodr sensor configurator simplifies every aspect of configuration via the code-free companion app. Customer benefits  Robust inductive Smart Sensors eliminate avoidable interruptions to production Early detection of unwanted double-sheet conditions prevents costly tool damage occurring Innovative PocketCodr…

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LED signal tower eSIGN – now also in white!

The eSIGN LED signal tower has already established itself in the industry - the unique signal tower is now also available in white! The beautifully designed, versatile eSIGN is a big step forward and a visible sign of the technological progress that WERMA is consistently promoting. With full-surface signalling, robust industrial design and strong features, it sets new standards. Whether in white or black - the eSIGN is a shining example of a signal tower with visibly more performance: more colours, more effects, more flexibility and more individuality! Thanks to electrical modules combined with the latest LED technology, various signalling modes with multiple colours, brightness levels and illuminated images can be implemented -…

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Achieve More Together – Murrelektronik becomes 60th member of Single Pair Ethernet System Alliance

Networking is the main topic of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The technology behind Single Pair Ethernet has the potential to drive this topic forward. Murrelektronik is pleased to announce they have joined the Single Pair Ethernet System Alliance as its 60th member. Founded in 2020, the Alliance brings together companies from different industries, application areas and countries worldwide to promote the technology for seamless communication from field devices to the cloud. The main goal of the group is to establish a Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) standard. Olaf Prein, Director Business Development Management SCS - Sales & Customer Solutions at Murrelektronik GmbH, says: "We are pleased to be the 60th member of…

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Cube67: Decentralization at its best

Cube67: Decentralization at its best The Cube system from Murrelektronik is a modular field bus system for on-machine installation concepts. It’s engineered flexibly to be the optimal solution for any application – meeting protection class IP20 through IP69K.Cube67 features great functionality, easy connections, a robust and compact design, fully molded modules, and multi-functional inputs and outputs. The modules can be installed right next to the sensors and actuators.Our one-cable-technology connects the modules to the bus node, transferring both data and power. Extensive diagnostics enable maximum transparency. The number of terminals in the control cabinet is reduced by moving field bus modules into the field, freeing up space. The Cube67 field bus system makes…

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For a secure cable management

For a secure cable management With icotek‘s universal strain relief systems, cables, wires and hoses can be quickly, safely and cleanly assembled and strain relieved at the same time. This is possible under both static and dynamic loads. ZL | Strain relief plates for screw mounting The classic strain relief system provides strain relief to EN 62444 as well as a high packing density. They are easy to install, versatile and vibration resistant. Above all, they are a cost-effective solution compared to conventional cable clamps or cord grips. Request your free product sample ›› KZL | Strain relief plates for snap-on assembly on DIN rails The KZL version is specially designed for quick…

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How does a pressure transmitter work?

https://player.vimeo.com/video/846302072?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 To understand how a pressure transmitter works, it is enough to concentrate on its two key elements: one is the pressure sensor that captures the pressure of the medium and converts it into an electrical signal. The other is an application-specific integrated microchip. It is needed to convert the generated electrical signal into a normalized output signal. Pressure sensor The pressure sensor consists of a thin film-on-steel cell (Figure 1) in which the resistance bridges are applied to the surface of a steel sensor element as a thin film. This thin film is only a few atomic layers thick. When pressure is applied to the pressure sensor, its membrane deforms at predefined…

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What aluDOOR enclosures’ innovation awards success means for you

GERMAN INNOVATION AWARDS: ROLEC ALUDOOR HINGED-LID ENCLOSURES Gaining a Special Mention in the German Innovation Awards for our aluDOOR hinged-lid enclosures was a very important moment. It crowned aluDOOR as the forerunner in a new generation of diecast aluminum enclosures for industrial electronics. This plaudit is crucial industry confirmation that aluDOOR has taken the housing and protection of electronics to a new level. This means a great deal to us because right from the very start, there have always been high expectations for aluDOOR. From day one, aluDOOR would always be compared with aluCASE – ROLEC’s original premium enclosure range, an innovative design that transformed the genre and set a high bar for…

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MC35 & MC55 Multicolour LED light by Werma

With WERMA's (MC35 & MC55) series LED Installation Beacon (Multicolour), we now offer a compact signal device with up to seven colours in a single beacon: red, yellow, green, white, blue, violet and turquoise. A tricolour version is available as an alternative, combining the most common colours, red, yellow and green in just the one beacon. The beacon can be actuated via either a simple cable connection or a pre-assembled M12 plug - for plug & play. This allows the signalisation of several different statuses with just one device. The beacon can also be supplied with an attention-grabbing buzzer. Extremely bright all-round light picture in up to seven colours Long service life of…

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Food technology

Food technology cable management for food processing, packaging & filling machinery The range of food and beverages on the consumer market has never been bigger; food marketing has never been more complex and diverse. This challenges manufacturers of food & beverage processing and packaging equipment to design more and more efficient, flexible and productive machinery. At the same time, due to international competition, engineers are constantly striving to optimise costs and processes. icotek offers efficient and cost-effective solutions in the field of cable management for food technology. icotek's » split cable entry systems and » cable glands for food technology enable a quick, safe and cost-effective way to feed several preassembled control, signal or…

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WERMA Success Story

Safe signals in food industry!Innovotech optimizes production processes with LED signal tower „CleanSIGN“ from WERMA The food industry places the highest demands on hygiene. This applies both to the employees working there and to the machines, systems and accessories used. The need for reliable hygiene standards and consistently implemented standards and guidelines is of enormous importance in this industry. This already starts with the design and planning of all machines, components and parts. It is precisely in this area that the Dutch company „Innovotech“ has specialized and established itself as an important solution provider of complete plants and machine lines. Recently, Innovotech realized an exciting large-scale project for a company active in the…

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Smart Inductive Basic Sensors for AGV Positioning and Machine Optimization

An inductive Basic Smart Sensor, positioned in the docking bay of a pick-and-place loading machine, senses the approach of an AGV and communicates via IO-Link with a central PLC, ensuring safe two-speed docking. Using its second output, the sensor also communicates with a local control system via a wireless hub, initiating start-up for the pick-and-place machine, which has been on stand-by since completion of the previous loading cycle. Local optimization of machine utilization and energy usage optimizes effectiveness Smart inductive sensor supports two-speed AGV docking to reduce cycle time Simple IO-Link routines trigger low-speed final approach at pre-set distance Secondary output communicates wirelessly with local control systems Machine standby is initiated and ended…

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Vario-X – the decentralized solution for the automation world of the future

Murrelektronik has long since heard the automation sector’s call for efficient, intelligent and simple installation concepts. Vario-X is its answer. This modular platform brings sensor and actuator systems into the immediate machine environment on a decentralized basis and offers a flexible, scalable solution for all applications. When combined with a digital twin, Vario-X takes digitalization to a whole new level. The end result is considerable time and cost savings in installation, planning, operation and servicing. Welcome to a world where networked production and digital integration are revolutionizing automation. This transformation process is throwing up a whole host of questions for automation experts: How can the benefits of digital technologies such as AI, machine…

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What does daisy chaining mean for power supplies?

The colloquial term daisy chaining has established itself as a description for the direct connection of technical devices in series. In this blog article, you will learn what you should consider if you want to operate several power supplies in a daisy chain. Daisy chaining refers to a wiring scheme in which several devices, such as power supplies, are connected directly in parallel. This type of wiring is also referred to as "looping through". The English term “Daisy Chaining” is used colloquially, since the structure is vaguely reminiscent of a daisy chain. The principle can be used both to achieve a higher total current and to transmit analog signals or digital data. If…

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Transparent-object sensors with patented UV technology detect presence of clear plastic sheet during thermoforming

Summary During automated packaging, high-speed thermoforming lines produce transparent plastic blister-trays from continuous reel-stock material. Transparent-object sensors with patented UV technology detect the presence of the transparent plastic sheet as it is unwound, ensuring the material is correctly tensioned as it enters the loading station. False detection is avoided, ensuring reliable operation with little or no downtime. Ecolab-certified, these sensors are also suitable for the packaging of medical products. https://cdn.shopify.com/videos/c/vp/8d4829541e6744e1b815173ae984609e/8d4829541e6744e1b815173ae984609e.HD-1080p-4.8Mbps-15589055.mp4 Customer Values UV sensors ensure reliable detection of transparent plastic targets Safe detection of the thinnest transparent materials Maximum operating reserve owing to high absorption factor of UV light by transparent plastics Elimination of multiple switching on a single target Reliable operation without…

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Stainless steel enclosures

Practical stainless steel enclosures with special design features Industrial enclosures in 1.4301/A2 and 1.4404/A4 stainless steel Rolec stainless steel enclosures are rated IP66 and IP67 and have many useful design features. These include the tried and tested single-channel technology from our aluminium enclosures. This is positioned outside of the enclosure interior and used for combined wall mounting and fitting the lid (A2 models). For the A4 models, separate fastening and lid channels are used, again outside of the enclosure interior. The injected silicone gaskets and fastening brackets on the bottom also offer real benefits. These innovative stainless steel enclosures are available in both 1.4301/A2 and 1.4404/A4 grade material. Ideal for use in the pharmaceutical sector, process technology and anything in the maritime area. The A4 grade enclosures…

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Analysing backfeeding events with the help of power supply data

Backfeeding is a physical process that is highly desirable in many applications, such as electric vehicles, for the purpose of energy recovery. However, in an industrial setting, backfeeding can be a problem and lead to costly system downtimes if the power supply units fail. In this blog article you will learn how power supply data can help you to identify those backfeeding events and take measures. Resistance to backfeeding: why is it important for power supplies? Rotating machine components, such as drum motors, store kinetic energy which they feed back during braking in the form of voltage to the output of the power supply. On its output side, the power supply can absorb…

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