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Sentry safety relays

New Sentry Safety Relays from ABB-Jokab Safety!

Looking for a Full Featured range of cost-effective safety relays?

ABB-Jokab Safety has the answer!

The Sentry safety relays are powerful and easy to use safety relays, suitable for all common types of safety applications.  The Sentry series contains basic models for simple applications and easy output expansion, as well as highly flexible models with extremely accurate timer functions.  Sentry safety relays are used in both simple and more advanced safety solutions when safety devices need to be monitored according to the requirements of functional safety standards.

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Product Update – Tosibox Lock 200

Tosibox Lock 200

TOSIBOX® Product Update: Lock SW v3.2.0 released for Lock 200

TOSIBOX® Lock SW v3.2.0 for Lock 200 has been published on June 6.

This release adds support for two new modems: the Verizon/Novatel Wireless U620L USB modem and an upcoming AU variant of TOSIBOX® 4G Modem (TB4GM2AU).

This update is installed automatically on existing TOSIBOX® Lock 200 devices, provided that automatic software updates are enabled.

The release notes are available in the support section of our website at Lock Software Release Notes.

Determining Short Circuit Current Ratings in Industrial Control Panels

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Do you have questions about SCCR ratings?

We are always trying to provide useful information for our customers and distributors and ABB has developed this useful white paper on determining SCCR ratings. Everchanging standards can make it hard to keep up, so when ABB published this informational white paper, we thought you would like to know!


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Saginaw New Product Announcement!

1000 BTU Air Conditioner Now Available!

saginaw-ac1000btuSCE has added a new product to our line of Enviro-Therm® Air Conditioners! This compact 1000 BTU unit, measuring only 18.90”H x 10.00”W x 7.50”D, provides a cooling option for small enclosures. These air conditioners are available in powder coated carbon steel or stainless steel, 120 V, 60 Hz or 230 V, 50/60 Hz single phase. The unit also includes enclosure heating capacity of 150 W.

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Product Update: Additional Samba Models


Unitronics recently announced the addition of SM35-J-TA22,  SM43-J-TA22, SM70-J-TA22 and SM70-J-RA22

Samba™ is an all-in-one, palm-size controller.  The beautiful 3.5″ / 4.3″ / 7″ HMI 16-bit touchscreen enables data entry and display of variable data, including color Trend graphs and alarm screens.  Samba supports 24 user-designed screens, and up to 40 images per application. The integrated PLC controller offers a broad range of features including 2 auto-tuned PID loops, time-based RTC control, datalogging, recipes and more. Internal memory holds 0.5 MB of application logic, plus 512K for fonts and 0.5 MB for images.Onboard I/Os offer digital, analog, and high-speed functionality.

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Product Spotlight – Eden OSSD

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Highest level of safety with less devices

Eden OSSD makes it possible to reach a PLe: with only one Eden OSSD per guard and no need for periodic checks (see ISO/TR 24119) and also, with up to 30 Eden OSSD connected in series. With Eva Unique Code, Eden OSSD is a high level coded sensor to be used when the motivation to defeat the safety sensor has not been totally eliminated (see EN ISO 14119:2013).

Reduced installation time

A local reset light button can be connected directly to Adam OSSD-Reset, thus saving cable length and safety relays/PLC inputs. Adam OSSD-Reset monitors the reset function and manages the reset lamp. Eden OSSD large mounting tolerance, compact dimensions and 360° mounting possibility facilitate its placing. Its M12 connector speeds up installation and exchange.

Increased productivity

Eden OSSD extensive indication and information output facilitates troubleshooting, thus reducing downtime. The large sensing distance gives a better tolerance to vibrations and minimizes the risk of involuntary stops. With an IP69K protection class as standard and a wide operating temperature range, Eden OSSD withstands extreme environments

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Product Spotlight – Unistream 7″


New – USP-070-B08 : Same Functionality, Lower Cost.

Unitronics, the industry leader in the development and manufacture of integrated PLC + HMI controllers, recently launched  the fourth model  of the UniStream™ product line –  lower cost UniStream 7″  panel. This model was designed specifically to improve the price competitiveness of  the current UniStream 7″ panel in the market. The differences between the current 7″  panel  and   new model are minor,  and the unit is completely backwards compatible with the current unit.

The UniStream Control Platform: All-in-One. Modular. Scalable. UniStream: Work Less, Do More

Cut Programming Time by 50%   UniLogic™ studio software means you ‘write-it-once’, creating code structures that can be used across projects.

Save Time on System Design   Easy hardware configuration process, plus effortless communications setup–COM tasks reduced to simple configuration.

Excellent User Experience  UniApps™: the library of applications that enable you to remotely monitor, debug, and edit data from PC, smartphone, or tablet—from anywhere at any time.

Superbly Scalable   Expand to meet your application requirements.

Slash Costs   You benefit from UniLogic Software, Technical Support via phone and email, and access to our Technical forum—absolutely free.

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Product Spotlight – ABB XT Tmax Molded Case Circuit Breaker

Product Update – Red Lion New Approvals

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Red Lion issued a press release last Monday to announce that our rugged Graphite® Human Machine Interface (HMI) operator panels have been tested to meet ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) standards. ABS approval assures equipment is safe for operation in a manner that protects life, property and the marine environment when used in shipboard and offshore settings. In addition to ABS approval, Graphite HMIs are Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Class I, Division 2 listed for hazardous locations and ATEX and IECEx zone 2/22 approved for potentially explosive environments.

In addition, Red Lion’s compact NT24k™ Ethernet switches have recently received ABS approval as well as EN 50155, EN 50121 and EN 61373 certifications to ensure safe operation on railway rolling stock. With over 100 mixed-media configuration options, our rugged NT24k platform combines the benefits of noise-immune fiber with the versatility of 10, 100, 1000Base copper connectivity to provide a robust migration path across varying industrial applications.

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