Electromechanical safety switches

Electromechanical safety switches offer greater reliability than mechanical switches. K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG presented four new electromechanical safety switches with separate actuators at the SPS, which can also be mounted very flexibly.

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Robust connector for demanding environments

There are many USB Type-C connectors - but most of them are not suitable for harsh environments. The USB3CFTV from Amphenol is an extremely robust solution designed for demanding industrial environments, including those with chemicals and splash water, applications such as aerospace, military communications and ship and marine technology.

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Increased efficiency and service life of the connection systems

Pneumatic systems offer a simple, cost-effective and reliable way to control even complex machines and systems and are therefore still frequently used in industry, railroad technology, agriculture and mobile machinery. And here too, plug-in connections are required for the cables.

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Icotek expands flange angle range

icotek presented an addition to its range of flange brackets at SPS - Smart Production Solutions: the separable KEL-FW flange bracket is ideal for inserting cables with or without connectors at a 90° angle over a large bending radius (max. 150 mm) and sealing them with IP65.

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Savings potential with M17 connectors from Harting

While connectors in size M23 are currently a kind of quasi-standard for drives, they are also unnecessarily large in drives that are becoming smaller. In order to make the use of materials and space requirements in connection technology suitable for the application again, the HARTING Technology Group presented circular connectors in size M17 at SPS - Smart Production Solutions.

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Flexible locking at device interfaces

PROVERTHA presented the Flexlock 247 locking system for D-Sub full metal hoods at SPS - Smart Production Solutions. The new 247 series with angled cable outlet (45°) complements the Flexlock 217 series with straight cable outlet (180°). For the first time in a D-Sub hood series, users can freely choose between several different locking types according to the application requirements.

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Preview of the SPS 2023 in Nuremberg

Smart Production Solutions - SPS, the showcase for the automation industry, will once again live up to its name this year: from drive and control technology to sensor technology, energy supply and connectivity solutions through to machine learning and AI solutions for production automation, the range of solutions on show in Nuremberg from November 14 to 16 will be extensive.

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Crimp contacts SD 10A from Ilme

In the fully automatic mass processing of connectors, stamped crimp contacts on tape and reel offer a clear economic and time advantage over conventional crimp contacts. The punched SD 10A crimp contacts from ILME are available on rolls with a capacity of 5,000 contacts and compatibility with 10A contact inserts. This significantly speeds up the assembly of these high-pole connectors.

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Agritechnica 2023 takes place in Hanover

The world's largest agricultural technology trade fair, Agritechnica, takes place in Hanover from 12th to 18th November, and Euroconnectors partners Amphenol, SICK and TE Connectivity present their industry solutions. The trade fair shows ways in which electrification and digitalisation can help agriculture to master current challenges.

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Disconnection under high load with direct current

With direct current, the risk of sparking when disconnecting under load is higher than with alternating current. DC connectors with ArcZero technology from Phoenix Contact provide safe and reliable protection against dangerous arcing. In the event of maintenance, devices can also be replaced under load.

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