Prices on 6,000 Industrial Control Products from AutomationDirect
The newest catalog from AutomationDirect
offers thousands of industrial automation products for a wide range of process
control applications. New products include C-more Micro-Graphic operator interface
panels, new PLC modules, 575 V motors from Marathon Electric, glass and ceramic
fuses, cube and latching relays, and more. Our catalog includes product descriptions,
technical data, photos, and a complete price list. PLCs, operator touch panels,
AC drives/motors, proximity sensors, motor
controls, pushbuttons, switches, and more are backed with award-winning support
and a money-back guarantee. Request
a complimentary catalog, visit www.AutomationDirect.com,
or call 1-800-633-0405.
MISUMI USA, Inc.
a 512 MB Drive
MISUMI USA supplies more than 200,000 custom
components for assembly automation. They have recently enhanced their Web
site with a robust CAD
configurator that delivers native CAD files in more than 78 file formats with
instant price and shipping information for the unique
custom component specified.
The design engineer is able to cost out assemblies without providing drawings
to the local machine shop and waiting for quotations. MISUMI ships most parts
in six days with no minimum order quantities or set up charges.
for this new service and a chance to win a 512 MB USB Drive.
High-Voltage Power Supplies
offers over 450 models of standard product high-efficiency, high-voltage
power supplies that can eliminate many custom power supply needs. Outputs
for our DC/DC
modules range from 0-62 V through 0-40 kV with output power from 4 W to 250
W. Units feature output-over-current protection with self-recovery, TTL enable
or disable feature, and are analog programmable and DAC ready. Ultra-low ripple is available down to <3 mV.
Featured is our HV
Rack®, which is configurable with up to four independent channels. It
offers remote operation capability, independent control, and monitoring of each
channel and universal AC input.
Clean, Oil-Free Vacuum Pump from Adixen by Alcatel Vacuum Products
by Alcatel Vacuum Products — clean, dry roughing pump for replacing
scroll and rotary vane vacuum pumps. If you require a clean, dry, reliable roughing
pump, then the ACP
15 Series is your solution. Based on proven multi-stage Roots technology,
these dry vacuum pumps feature a frictionless design, giving benefits of no particulate
contamination and constant performances. Dedicated mainly to analytical instrumentation
and research and development, our oil-free
roughing pumps incorporate an integrated, single-phase frequency converter
that can be powered in the range of 90 to 254 V 50/60 Hz. Compact, air-cooled,
reliable, and flexible. See
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Management Certification International
the Career Gap from Engineering to Management
certified in Engineering Management with Engineering
Management Certification International (EMCI™). Take the exam and earn a globally
recognized credential for current and future employment. Self-study, online, or
live classroom instruction available. Learn
more about Engineering Management Certification International.
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3D Design Tools Give Manufacturers a Competitive Edge
Learn why 3D should be part of your future with a new whitepaper titled: 3D
Design Tools Give Manufacturers a Competitive Edge. Published by Machine Design,
this whitepaper details an objective, compelling case for adopting 3D CAD.
Learn more at www.solidworks.com/seewhathappens.
Noran Engineering, Inc.
Virtual Testing, Simulation, and Analysis
Before you build or test your next prototype, see how it will perform on your
computer. Apply forces, loads, heat, vibration, impact, and fluid pressure to
see deformation, stress, strain, modal shapes, and more. NEi Nastran finite element
analysis (FEA) software provides the engineering insight to get it right the first
time, innovate, build in quality, and solve your toughest design problems. Why
not find out how NEi Nastran FEA can save you time, resources, and expenses.
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Pressure in Your Positive Displacement Pump
"In a positive displacement pump, flow is directly related to RPM and pressure
by the restriction of the flow in the discharge line. Once the system pressure
is set, any change in flow will result in a change in pressure. These changes
in flow can occur from certain conditions in the pump inlet line, at the pump,
the pump drive, or in the pump discharge line.
The inlet conditions are often one of the first places to investigate when a system
loses pressure. Many things can cause cavitation or starvation and result in a
gradual loss or fluctuation of system pressure."
This article was provided by CAT PUMPS - High Pressure Pumps & Systems, offering
an extensive line of high pressure reciprocating triplex pumps.
Losing Pressure in Your Positive Displacement Pump in its entirety.
more about CAT PUMPS - High Pressure Pumps & Systems.
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Thin. Go Strong.
Go VARTA PoLiFlex®
New, rechargeable VARTA
PoLiFlex® Polymer Lithium batteries from VARTA are the thinnest and most
powerful we've ever offered! Our thinnest VARTA PoLiFlex battery now measures
less than 1 mm. With higher energy density, extended cycle life, and superb reliability,
PoLiFlex rechargeable batteries open a new world of mobile design technology.
AK-40G Antenna Kit
antenna kit provides all the reliable antennas, current probes, and accessories
needed to satisfy a wide array of customer requirements.
Systems' Web site for more information.
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Moduflex Miniature Pneumatic Valve System
(Parker Hannifin / Automation
/ Pneumatic Division)
The new additions announced for our Moduflex Valve Series include: Size 1 Dual
4-Way, air pilot operated valves, vacuum module, plus many design changes. View
these changes and our other pneumatic products. More
The Radial Riveter Model RR-30 is the "Work-Horse" of our riveter line. This unit
is available as a pedestal-mount unit, or a head for integration. The maximum
rivet diameter is 1 3/16 in. More
Your Project with Windows Embedded
(Microsoft Windows Embedded)
Speed your device to market with end-to-end toolkits, ready-to-use components,
and expert global support. More
High-Temperature Insertion Heater
The MaxiZone High-Temperature Insertion Heater provides two or three independently
controlled temperature zones along the heater sheath. It delivers precise, uniform
heating of large platens requiring continuous sheath temperatures to 2000°
Stainless Steel Hardware Solutions!
Get more choices including latches, hinges, quick-access fasteners, and captive
screws. A wide range of head styles, grips, and sizes. Request selection guide.
Andritz Sprout Wood/Fiber Plastic Composites Equipment
(Andritz Sprout-Bauer, Inc.)
Andritz Sprout offers a complete line of WPC process equipment, plus expert advice
and service from process engineers, to help increase production and fine tune
your process. More
(NAC Image Technology)
NAC's new, affordable, self-contained, laptop-friendly, high-speed camera with
resolutions of 512 X 512 at 5,000 fps and frame rates in excess of 200,000 fps,
proves to be our most versatile camera yet. More
Light Sources, IR Light Sources
Helioworks manufacturers a wide range of infrared lamps, primarily for the
OEM market. Pulsable IR sources utilizing tungsten filaments, steady-state sources,
and in standard TO-8 packages. More
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While heating up some water in a pot for pasta, your son asks, "Dad, I know
that the bubbles forming at the bottom of the pot are trapped steam, but why do
all the bubbles disappear just before it starts boiling?" What do you tell him?
You tell him the bubbles are caused by steam from the bottom being trapped
by the colder water on top. But just before the water boils, it is a uniform temperature
and the steam is no longer trapped.
Two chemical engineers working for a large pharmaceutical company were separately
tasked with designing and building two different plants to produce drug products.
The first engineer designed and built a plant within budget and met the performance
specifications given. The second engineer built a plant that more than met the
performance specifications required, but went way over budget (by 2x to 3x). What
happened to the two engineers and plants?
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Accordion bellows are convoluted, expandable, fabric or elastomer components
used to protect screws, shafts, slide ways, and other components from liquid,
chips, dirt, and other debris. GlobalSpec provides you with contact information
for 66 manufacturers in this category.
For more information on products and services related to accordion bellows,
to these GlobalSpec e-Newsletters: Material Handling News; Machine
Tools & Metal Working; Mechanical Components; and Robotics Systems.
Compressed air filters are used to remove water, oil, oil vapor, dirt, and
other contaminants from a compressed air supply. GlobalSpec provides you with
contact information for 353 manufacturers in this category.
For more information on products and services related to compressed air filters,
to these GlobalSpec e-Newsletters: Hydraulics; Industrial MRO;
Industrial Processing Equipment; and Plant Engineering.
Photoconductive cells are light-sensitive resistors, in which resistance decreases
with an increase in light intensity when illuminated. GlobalSpec provides you
with contact information for 23 manufacturers in this category.
For more information on products and services related to photoconductive cells,
to these GlobalSpec e-Newsletters: Light & Laser Review; Packaging
& Labeling; Semiconductor Manufacturing; and Sensors & Switches.
Pulser / receivers generate ultrasonic pulses, which are propagated into materials
for NDT testing. GlobalSpec provides you with contact information for 18 manufacturers
in this category.
For more information on products and services related to pulser / receivers,
to these GlobalSpec e-Newsletters: Glass & Ceramics; Industrial
MRO; Metals & Alloys; Plastic Fabrication; and Test & Measurement.
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