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Phoenix Contact’s PTSM miniature connectors are now available with a secure latching mechanism. The latch makes it easy to lock connectors together in lighting and other space-critical applications.
The locking feature, which does not require any special tools, is compatible with existing PTSM headers. This creates maximum design flexibility, as the various PTSM connectors c...(read more)
Space-saving PLC relays meet standards for American and European hazardous locations
Phoenix Contact now offers PLC relays that are dual-rated for ATEX and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. While Phoenix Contact has offered hazardous location relays for several years, the new additions meet both European and American standards.
Like Phoenix Contact's oth...(read more)
Phoenix Contact introduces M12 power distribution boxes designed for field-based power supply voltages of 24 V. These distribution boxes, in combination with standard M12 power cables of 4x10 AWG conductors, can eliminate voltage drop that occurs across long cable runs.
The distributor has four T-coded M12 receptacles with a current load of up to 10 A per channel. Each of the eigh...(read more)
QUINT UPS-IQ 500 VA suitable for CID2 locations
Phoenix Contact’s QUINT UPS-IQ 500 VA AC UPS has received UL 1778 Recognition. This is the first-ever industrial control cabinet AC uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to be certified for Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations.
This AC UPS uses Phoenix Contact’s proven IQ technology to increase system...(read more)
New options in analog signal conditioning
Narrow analog set-point relay and analog-to-frequency modules
Phoenix Contact has added two new analog signal conversion transducers to its space-saving MINI PRO analog family. Like other MINI PRO signal conditioners, the new set-point relay and analog-to-frequency transducer measure just 6.2-mm wide and are easy to install i...(read more)
Powerful 6-mm safety relays
The new PSRmini relays from Phoenix Contact are the world’s slimmest safety relays. At just 6-mm wide, the PSRmini allows for 6 A, force-guided safety connections, but at a 70 percent smaller footprint than standard 22.5-mm safety relays.
PSRmini safety relays come in two form factors, “slim” and “compact.” T...(read more)
Phoenix Contact names KA+O Storage Inventory System 2016 Nanoline Contest winner
A team from Walker Career Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, has won a trip to Orlando, Fla., in Phoenix Contact’s Nanoline Contest. The company announced the winner on Saturday, February 20, to kick off its National Engineers Week celebration.
The students developed a “Kitchen...(read more)
Compact uninterruptable power supply
Cost-effective UPS features integrated battery
Phoenix Contact introduces the UNO-UPS, a compact 24 V DC uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The UNO-UPS provides standby power in the event of an AC mains power loss. The cost-effective UNO-UPS is suitable for use with compact controllers, PLCs, HMIs, and other low-power devi...(read more)
Checkmaster 2 enables convenient, safe, and fast testing
The Checkmaster 2 modular test device makes it easy to check the health status of Phoenix Contact surge-protection plugs. The Checkmaster 2 thoroughly checks protective elements such as spark gaps, gas-filled surge arresters, voltage-dependent resistors, and suppressor diodes in a single test cycle.
The Checkm...(read more)
New Cable Entry System product offers another panel feed-through solution!
Phoenix Contact continues the expansion of its Cable Entry System (CES) product line with the addition of the CES Multigates. These space-saving, metal-reinforced cable entry plates have double-membrane sealing, which ensures a high degree of protection (IP66/67).
The CES Multigates can handle...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s newest knife disconnect terminal blocks feature a quick and safe finger-actuation mechanism for test and measurement applications. The UT 4-MTL and UT 6-MTL’s finger levers enable technicians to safely perform circuit-polarity checks and troubleshooting without disrupting service.
The MTL lever does not require a tool to actuate. It extends above and...(read more)
Highly efficient power supply pairs with high-density circuit protection
TRIO power supplies feature push-in connections
Phoenix Contact’s new “TRIO POWER” power supplies are the first generation in the TRIO POWER family to have push-in connections, allowing fast and easy installation. The TRIO power supplies are designed for low-cost yet adv...(read more)
Phoenix Contact USA’s new iPad app showcases the company’s latest innovations. The app is available for free download at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id975841240,
The app acts as a digital library. Phoenix Contact will release multiple issues per year, depending on the number of ne...(read more)
Space-saving CBM offers high-density protection
Protects up to eight circuits from overload and short-circuit
Phoenix Contact’s new CBM is a series of programmable, multichannel circuit breakers that can manage multiple circuits in a single device. With up to eight circuit breakers in
41 mm of space, the CBM significantly reduces the amount of cabi...
Phoenix Contact’s new TC mGuard devices leverage cellular networks, such as Verizon and AT&T, to provide secure remote communications wherever a wired connection is not possible. The TC mGuard meets the demand for remote maintenance and secure supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), two growing needs in today’s connected industrial world.
For remote maint...(read more)
Easy power wiring with spring-cage high-current terminals
Quick connection with a standard screwdriver and single-lever movement
Phoenix Contact has expanded its range of Power Turn high-current terminals to include options with maximum wire sizes from 10 AWG to 250 MCM. The terminals make it easy and secure to connect the conductors, using just a standard scr...(read more)
Cascade up to five batteries with modular back-up solution for hazardous locations
Phoenix Contact’s QUINT UPS-IQ family now includes both uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and back-up batteries individually listed for Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. By combining these components with Phoenix Contact’s CID2-listed power supplies, a designer can creat...(read more)
The new EH electronic housings from Phoenix Contact simplify design and increase flexibility for device applications. The EH system includes seven overall widths, two overall heights, and three cover versions for more than 100 possible combinations.
The EH housing works with a wide range of PCB connection technologies. This makes it easy to customize the device based on applicatio...(read more)
Phoenix Contact introduces an interactive, online configurator for signal conditioners and measuring transducers. The configurator makes it easy to find suitable products for a wide range of applications.
With just a few clicks, the user can find all the devices that meet the specific requirements of a job. This makes planning easier and shortens the planning time involved in elec...(read more)
Pluggable SPD for rack-mounted enclosures
Increased density and optimal spacing in rack-mounted enclosures
Phoenix Contact’s new VAL-MS BE/O is the first pluggable surge protective device (SPD) for use in a rack-mounted enclosure. The 2U- (3.5-inch) high base element maximizes surge protection density, allowing up to 24 VAL-MS SPDs in a common 2U-high, 1...(read more)
New features include gull-wing door for easier maintenance and 10-point capacitive multi-touch screen
The new Valueline 2 (VL2) industrial PCs from Phoenix Contact have increased performance power and higher energy efficiency, compared with the legacy Valueline IPCs. The VL2’s design improves usability, incorporates fourth-generation Core-I CPU chipsets, and has an in...(read more)
Data acquisition and management, measurement, visualization or processing of large volumes of data in industrial image processing: powerful Rackmount PCs from Phoenix Contact in standardized format provide the right solution for sophisticated applications and a wide range of different tasks in your industry.
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With the introduction of the TP 3000 series, Phoenix Contact now offers more flexibility in its human machine interface (HMI) operator panel product offering. Screen sizes range from 5.7 to 15 inches, with certain panels available in a 16:9 aspect-ratio wide screen.
The TP 3000 series employs a rugged, all-metal housing with a fanless design that consumes less energy and produces...(read more)
Security router with integrated switch
Newest mGuard variants feature cost-effective option to simplify Ethernet networks
Phoenix Contact’s newest versions of the FL mGuard combine the mGuard’s secure routing, VPN, and firewall functions with network switch capabilities, in one package. The RS2005 has five unmanaged Ethernet ports, and the RS4004...(read more)
Rogowski coil current measurement offers safe alternative to split-core current transformers
Phoenix Contact now offers a Rogowski coil solution to easily retrofit current-measuring applications up to 4000 A. The PACT RCP current transformer (CT) is an alternative to split-core current transformers and other CT technologies.
The Rogowski coil is a flexible, rope-styl...(read more)
A new license for Phoenix Contact’s FL mGuard security devices can protect OPC Classic applications. While traditional firewalls do not offer protection for this protocol, users of mGuard firmware version 8.1 and beyond can now upgrade to the OPC inspector license.
The OPC inspector firmware looks into the transmitted data packets, analyzing and modifying them as necessary....(read more)
Space-saving design with highest level of approvals for the process industry
Phoenix Contact now offers double-level fuse terminal blocks with UL Class I, Division 2 certification for use in hazardous locations. The UT 4-PE/L/HESI fuse terminal block series incorporates reliable screw connection in a 6.2-mm pitch.
The new multi-level terminal blocks provide fusing,...(read more)
The new push-pull Advance data connectors from Phoenix Contact bring future-proof, high-speed cabling directly to the field. The push-pull connection technology complies with ODVA’s Variant 14.
Designed for data rates of up to 10 Gbps, the connectors have IP65/67 protection against dirt, dust, and humidity. With their 360-degree shielding, they are also immune to electromagn...(read more)
Phoenix Contact Designline wins iF design award
International organization recognizes U.S.-developed industrial PC for outstanding design
Phoenix Contact’s Designline industrial PC recently won an iF DESIGN AWARD 2015 in the “Industry/Skilled trades” category. The International Forum presented the award at a gala in Hamburg, Germany, on Febru...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s new PLC Logic system combines basic programmable logic capability with the company’s PLC relays, creating a “smart” relay system. The PLC Logic system houses the logic in a small module that plugs directly into a block of eight PLC Relays. By eliminating the need for a standalone controller, PLC Logic saves space and simplifies maintenance.
Phoenix Contact has added its push-in connection technology (PT) to the CONTACTRON ELR-H3 and ELR-H5 hybrid motor starter family. The proven push-in technology reduces insertion forces up to 50 percent, compared with traditional screw termination and requires no tools for installation. It has five times the IEC requirement for pull-out force, ensuring a secure connection even in high-vib...(read more)
Phoenix Contact has expanded its M12 connector range for power transmission in industrial environments with S-coded flush-type connectors and cordsets rated to 16 A and 630 V. (Ratings are per IEC; UL 2237 is pending.) Standard S-coded connectors, rated to 12 A, are also available.
They have two positions and protective earth ground (2+PE). The panel-mount connectors are pre-assem...(read more)
Phoenix Contact introduces a new line of push-in technology terminal blocks for high-power applications. The PTPOWER 95 provides easier spring connection for wires up to 4/0 AWG than screw connectors traditionally used in these applications.
The PTPOWER 95 uses Phoenix Contact’s Power Turn technology, a short lever movement to open and close the termination area. When the us...(read more)
Phoenix Contact now offers Deutsch and Superseal connectors as pre-molded cordsets. These connectors are 100-percent factory-tested and ready for use in mobile hydraulic applications. While the Deutsch and Superseal connectors are well established as quality discrete-wired solutions, crimp technology and on-site installation often add to hidden labor costs.
The Deutsch connector i...(read more)
New additions to Phoenix Contact’s PTSM family give LED designers more options. The new single-pole PTSM terminal block and the vertical header are ideal for space-critical applications, and a new through-board header expands connection options.
Like the original PTSM terminal blocks, the single-pole PTSM features push-in termination technology for quick wire connection. The...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s new MINI Pro signal conditioners save space and make installation and configuration quick and easy for isolation, conversion, filtering or amplification of analog signals.
The compact signal conditioners measure just 6.2 mm wide, so they require up to 65 percent less space than traditional signal conditioner designs. Using less space in the control cabinet...(read more)
The PSR-MXF multifunctional safety relay is the newest addition to the Phoenix Contact PSR safety relay line. This relay can help small and medium machine builders reduce cost and save space. The PSR-MXF accepts up to three dual-channel safety sensors: two local, independent sensor circuits, as well as an overriding safety circuit useful for simultaneous shutdown. With this safety circui...(read more)
The new M23 hybrid circular connector from Phoenix Contact is an all-in-one connector that securely transmits signals, data and power. The compact M23 connector can handle currents up to 30 A and voltages up to 850 V DC or 630 V AC.
The connector features a centrally located protective earth (PE) ground, along with four power contacts and four signal contacts. The data pins have a...(read more)
Phoenix Contact introduces the mGuard Secure Cloud (mSC), a free web-based service that allows FL mGuard users to securely communicate with and support industrial equipment over the Internet. The mSC uses FL mGuard hardware to give OEMs, machine builders and system integrators a secure, easy and cost-effective way to access machines and systems anywhere in the world over the Internet.... (read more)
Economical relay system increases flexibility
Redesigned ice cube-style relays feature fast termination, extensive accessory
Phoenix Contact introduces RIFLINE Complete, a modular ice cube-style relay system with a broad range of accessories. RIFLINE Complete is available as either completely assembled modules, which can save assembly time and labor costs, or...(read more)
The new Radioline® wireless platform from Phoenix Contact offers wire replacement for simple I/O and serial communication. With software-free radio setup, Radioline offers a cost-effective wireless solution where it is too costly or not possible to run a wire.
Radioline features simple I/O to I/O communication without the need for programming software. More advanced...(read more)
Phoenix Contact now offers compact monitoring relays for single-function monitoring, making simple monitoring applications more affordable. The new EMD-BL (basic line) monitoring relays are available with optional push-in technology for easier installation.
The EMD-BL is available for single-phase current monitoring, single-phase voltage monitoring, three-phase voltage monitoring...(read more)
Phoenix Contact introduces a new line of I/O and data cordsets designed specifically for the North American market. Thanks to a new production line and service model at its U.S. facility, the company manufactures cordsets for the North American market within five business days on more than 500 pigtail and extension cable configurations.
Most are designed and manufactured at Phoeni...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s extensive line of PCB trays now includes two new aluminum versions, giving design engineers more options to meet specific application needs. The UM-ALU and the HC-ALU are both made of aluminum extrusion, ideal for operation in high temperatures and noisy environments.
The UM-ALU features multiple PCB mounting slots in both the upper and lower sections to ac...(read more)
The new STEP UPS from Phoenix Contact is a compact uninterruptible power supply with an integrated battery. The STEP UPS provides standby power for short-term power losses in low-current applications.
The STEP UPS has a 3 A output current, and corresponds with Phoenix Contact’s STEP power supply with 4.2 A nominal current. At 108-mm wide, the STEP UPS requires minimal space...(read more)
Phoenix Contact has introduced Sunclix: a DC plug and receptacle connector system for photovoltaic (PV) applications. The connectors can be assembled in the field or factory, greatly reducing the cost of installation.
The one-piece DC connectors use spring technology for quick and easy assembly and termination, without the use of crimp tools. The connectors can only be disconnecte...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s new 40 A QUINT buffer module provides standby power for short-term losses of power without the need for maintenance. The new buffer module is based on high-quality capacitor technology that provides a long service life and a wide operational temperature range of -20 C to 80 C.
The 40 A QUINT buffer module complements the existing 20 A module. It is equipped...(read more)
Phoenix Contact’s extensive line of hand tools now includes the Right Angle Wirefox wire strippers, designed for more ergonomic cable stripping. The right angle makes it easier to reach wires and cables in difficult locations.
Right Angle Wirefox strippers are durable, tested for 150,000 strip cycles, and the replaceable stripping blades are estimated to last 25,000 cycles....(read more)