Device circuit breakers with new approval

Narrow, single-channel PTCB circuit breakers from Phoenix Contact are now available with approval for Hazardous Locations Class I, Div. 2 Groups A, B, C, D, Temperature Class T4. That means these devices can also be used in Ex areas (Division 2) with briefly occurring gases and vapors.

Cliff introduces FeedThrough MTP® Fibre-Optic Connector

Secure through-panel connection for high-speed data transfer Cliff Electronics leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, have introduced a new addition to their market leading FeedThrough connector range. The MTP®/MTO (multi-fibre push on) FT connector allows fast and reliable through-panel connection of standard 12-72 multimode optical fibre cables.

Sir Ronald Halstead, CBE, MA, Hon. DSc, FRSC

We are sorry to announce the passing of Sir Ronald Halstead CBE, MA, Hon. DSc, FRSC, President of the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) last Friday 18th June 2021. He was 94. He is survived by two sons Andrew and Richard. The funeral will be for family only and there will be a Memorial Service arranged for […]

New PULS 20A DIN-Rail power supply features integrated LED display

Provides reliable and inexpensive integrated system condition monitoring  PULS Power, the specialist manufacturer of high reliability DIN-Rail power supplies, announces the availability of their latest addition to the CP20 series of high efficiency and compact 24V, 20A 1-phase DIN-Rail power supplies. The new CP20.248 extends PULS’s portfolio by adding a power supply with an integrated […]

Elesa extend their ESD range into castors and wheels for sensitive and hazardous areas

New ESD wheels and castors from Elesa prevent the build-up of electrostatic charge and thereby offer protection to sensitive electronics and in hazardous environments. Elsewhere they increase operator comfort by allowing static to pass directly to ground rather than as a static shock through the individual. Typically, they find application in electronic and pharmaceutical manufacturing, […]

Space Drive: Steer-by-wire revolutionises DTM

Audi, BMW, Mercedes-AMG: Steer-by-wire technology Space Drive installed in three DTM race cars Matthias Zink: “Using the technology under extreme conditions proves its maturity and brings the development a step closer to large-scale production.” Steering without a steering column: Space Drive is a key technology for autonomous driving

Versatile remote monitoring for cathodic protection systems

~PowerView iREF8 allows businesses to add remote monitoring to existing CP systems ~ Remote monitoring specialist Omniflex has released the iREF8 cathodic protection (CP) monitoring module to its PowerView cathodic protection range, also providing a convenient and cost-effective way of adding remote monitoring capabilities to existing CP systems without the need for a complete overhaul. […]

More safety in harsh environments

3D safety systems are a good option for reliably monitoring danger zones. They present a safe alternative, even in harsh environments where e.g. sparks, dirt and dust occur. They are therefore also a solution for applications where previously optical sensors were unable to provide a reliable answer

Another ‘Sweet’🍬 Solution from Contrinex Contrast🌈 sensors –

Modern shopping and logistics operations rely upon clear and reliable product labelling and perhaps one of the most important examples is ensuring that boxes of sweets reach the shops on time. Therefore Contrinex’s versatile and high-performance, RGB light-based photoelectric contrast sensors are trusted to ensure packing cartons have their label positioned correctly. It also confirms […]

Call for entries for E&T Innovation Awards

The 2021 E&T Innovation Awards are open for entries and are looking for innovations that are making a real difference in our world. The E&T Innovation Awards, sponsored by MathWorks, are the ultimate celebration of difference makers, pioneers, projects and organisations that are revolutionising our world through excellence in engineering and technology.

Power quality assurance now also available in small format: LINAX PQ1000 measures power quality for industrial requirements according to class S

Assure power quality! Demands for power quality assurance are growing stronger and louder. We hear this confirmed by utilities, industrial companies, but also by many electricians who are increasingly confronted by this issue when dealing with their customers. Very often questions then arise as to which measuring instrument should be used, the level of skill […]

Graphene creates textiles of the future

~  Graphene enabled e-textile for future human-machine interfaces ~ Grafren AB, a Swedish chemical manufacturer and Associated Member of the Graphene Flagship, has been granted its first patent for a new method of separating graphene flakes. Here, Erik Khranovskyy, CEO of Grafren, explains how this pioneering technology could be used to turn simple textiles into […]

Pressure sensing with functional safety for hydrogen processing and storage systems: Variohm’s SMO31H2 sensor now available in PL:d compliant version

Variohm EuroSensor’s recently launched SMO31H2 series pressure sensors, designed for critical measurement and monitoring tasks in hydrogen processing and logistics, are now available with a variant with Performance Level ‘d’ certification. For pressures to 1000 bar and with EC79 (up to 700 bar) and EC406 type approvals for hydrogen generation, storage and transportation systems, the […]

Industrial Smart Switch Achieves Network Interoperability and Integration Quicker Than Ever Before

Moxa is pleased to add the SDS-3016 Series to our Red Dot award-winning product family. The new addition includes Gigabit uplink, eight additional ports, and an easy-to-configure Industrial Automation (IA)-profile that allows automation engineers to quickly process the increasing amounts of data within the smart manufacturing industry. Moxa will always strive to ensure you can […]

Europump Family Mourns the Loss of a Great Friend

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Prof. Bernd Stoffel, who passed away on 8th June 2021.  All those who had the pleasure of knowing him, both personally and professionally, will mourn his passing.  Europump and the wider pump sector has lost a strong, valuable, and committed supporter of many years.