This article offers important background on what causes arc flashes, the safety standards that govern arc-flash protection, and how investing in proper electronics enclosure designs and upgrades can prevent these injuries....More
The vision of networked safety has largely centered on networking safety of functions across integrated systems, cells and lines. The reality is that machine builders are typically not responsible for safety beyond their own machines. For them, even a hardwired safety PLC is often considered cost prohibitive for a feature not required by the customer....More
CEO Gary Elsasser showed the Fugoo mobile speaker at this year’s luxury show in New York City. When he wasn’t busy taking advantage of its Ingress Protection rating of IP67 by throwing the FUGOO into a tank of water or on the floor......More
What does a flexible bellows coupling do? Is fatigue failure a concern with the applications this product is used for? What are some of the applications this type of product has been used in? What are some of the misalignments, and torques a bellows coupling can compensate for?...More
This gallery features products from surface-mount terminal blocks to auto-darkening welding helmet. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
Atkins and Pearce’s Armour Guard line offers 11 expandable monofilament sleeves for protecting wires, cables, and hoses in a variety of environments. Heavy-duty braids target rugged applications for abrasion protection. Flame-retardant braids are used in industrial and high-tech applications to quickly self-extinguish and minimize fire damage and spreading. And Halar braids for HVAC applications prevent toxic gases from spreading in a system and are resistant to high temperatures. The sleeves come in sizes ranging from 3/16 to 5 in....More
Engineers at Cicoil encased dual-shielded conducting pairs inside a flat cable housing for better protection against EMI/RF than that provided by shielded round cables and other types of flat shielded cables....More
With the need for higher data-rate capacity in the aerospace market, new lightweight, flexible, and routable Ethernet cables are bundled in a unique jacket material that provides the high speed and light weight necessary....More