Thursday, July 20, 2017

The ERD - Electric Rod-Style Actuator From Tolomatic: An Option for Automating Manual Processes

ERDs, Electric Rod-Style Actuators, from Tolomatic are considered an alternative to pneumatic cylinders and an option for automating manual processes. They're compatible with many NEMA & metric mount stepper and servo motors to provide a flexible electric actuator solution. 

Available with all stainless steel and IP69k options, the ERD is an ideal hygienic actuator for the food & beverage processing environment. The all 300 series stainless-steel ERD for 10,15, & 20 sizes incorporates hygienic design principles and includes a protective enclosure for Tolomatic stepper/servo motors. 

Additional Features: 
  • Flexible Connection - choice of cord grips for industry standard conduit threads
  • Smooth Exterior - eases cleanup and helps to prevent bacterial growth
  • IP69K Rated - to withstand high-pressure wash-down
  • Motor Protection - Motor enclosure made of stainless steel designed to protect motor with IP69K rating
CLICK HERE to visit Tolomatic's website with more information! 

Friday, July 14, 2017

Now Available From Siemens: NEMA 1 and UL Type 1 Wall Mounting Kits For The G-Series Drive Platform

Wall-mounting kits for Sinamics G120C and G120 PM240-2 modular drives are now available from
Siemens. These kits are low-cost and allow for easy and fast installation of the drives. They conform to NEMA 1 and UL Type 1 standards for interior applications.

Key Features:

  • Available in power ranges from 1/2 to 200 hp and voltages from 230V to 690V 
  • The kits offer a streamlined, compact design for use with all drive frame sizes of the corresponding Siemens drive units
  • Provides best-in-class space savings and direct access to the drive-mounted operator panel for simple commissioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting. 

The new kits accommodate all G120C, PM240-2 and PM240P-2 power modules, control units and operator panels in the Sinamics drive family. Standardized designs permit efficient side-by-side mounting with minimal clearance, while multiple conduit knockout holes allow separate power, motor, I/O, and network cabling. Seven kits are currently available to fit all drive units from AA to F frame sizes. 

For questions, or for more information, please call C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you. 

Friday, July 7, 2017

A Complete System Designed With You In Mind - The New 3VA Molded Case Circuit Breaker From Siemens!

The new 3VA molded case circuit breakers from Siemens are designed to protect cables and electrical
loads from damage and failures that can be caused by disruptions, such as short circuits or overloads. They can be easily adapted to your individual needs and provide optimal support during every phase of your project.

Optimal Support: 

Safe, flexible, and efficient - the 3VA molded case circuit breaker is ideally suited to the wide variety of functions inherent in all process phases:

  • Find solutions for all your individual requirements
  • Minimize effort - from planning to installation and maintenance
  • Increase transparency across all energy-relevant data
  • Ensure system availability - preventatively and reliably

Unbeatable Systematization:

The 3VA molded case circuit breaker is more than just an individual device. In addition to a large number of basic devices, the system also comprises numerous accessories that allow it to be precisely adapted to your specific challenges.

Other Key Features:

  • Flexible: Whether in industrial applications, infrastructure or buildings, the new 3VA molded case circuit breakers offer safe, flexible, and efficient application options for low-voltage power distribution
  • Safe: Components mitigate the risk of accidents, faults, and fires caused by electrical installations and allow consumers to utilize electrical power in a sustainable, responsible manner.
  • Comprehensive: With a wide range of internal accessories, which can fit in any of the 3VA products, a variety of system configurations are possible. They can be adapted flexibly, quickly, and easily to individual specifications. 

For questions, or for more information, please call C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you.