Product News 12649

DN Staff

January 8, 2001

5 Min Read
Product News

Switch adapter

Molded from black plastic Lexan, the 62CS adapter mates with the company's 2100 Series 5/8-inch pushbutton lighted switches to enable snap-in front-panel mounting into 3/4-inch square holes. These switches are rated at 2A resistive, 1A inductive at 30V dc or 125V ac.

Electro-Mech Components, 1826 Floradale Ave., South El Monte, CA 91733; FAX (626) 350-8070;

For Information, enter 641


Miniature dc motors are available with a choice of three gearboxes using either spur or planetary gears. The 16-mm 16LN motor provides up to 0.6 Nm dynamic torque, and comes with a choice of windings rated from 4 to 12C. The 22-mm 22LN provides up to 1.2 Nm, and is offered with windings rated from 6 to 18V.

API Motion, 45 Hazelwood Dr., Amherst, NY 14228; FAX (716) 691-9181; www.

For Information, enter 612


The cylinder barrel, pistons, slipper retainer, and pressure plate of the APIS 3K-10 axial piston pump are cast from steel and Tocat 110 bronze. Displacements range from 2.03 to 7.24 cubic inches per revolution; operating pressures are up to 6,000 psi continuous and 7,250 psi intermittent duty.

North American Hydraulics Inc., 11549 Sunbelt Ct., Baton Rouge, LA 70809; FAX (225) 751-0610;

For Information, enter 611


The STICKSCREW System comprises an air-powered driver and "sticks" of up to 110 serially connected hex-head screws. Users insert the stick in the driver, depress the lever, and place the tip of the rotating screw in the hole. The screw twists off from the stick when it reaches precise seating torque. Screw sizes range from #0-80 to #8-32 and M2 to M3; screw materials include steel, stainless steel, brass, and aluminum.

Penn Engineering & Mfg. Corp., 5190 Old Easton Rd., Danboro, PA 18916-1000; FAX (215) 766-0143; www.

For Information, enter 613


Helically convoluted tubing made from Teflon(R)PFA fluoropolymer resin shield under-the-hood automotive wiring from heat. The tubing meets OEM requirements for heat aging for 168 hours at 290C with no loss of properties. It also withstands heat aging for 3,000 hours at 260C. Tubing diameters range from 3/16 to 7/8 inch with wall thicknesses of 0.013 to 0.023 inch.

Glenair Inc., 1211 Air Way, Glendale, CA 91201-2497; FAX (818) 500-9912;

For Information, enter 614


The four channels of the Chub-E4 Thermometer Readout can read thermocouples, PRTs, or thermistors. The unit reads channels sequentially or simultaneously at intervals ranging from 0.1 sec to 1 hour, and can log 8,000 readings to memory. An LCD displays the current temperature from all four inputs and eight user-selectable data fields.

Hart Scientific, 799 E Utah Valley Dr., American Fork, UT 84003; FAX (801) 763-1010;

For Information, enter 615

Modeling software

Living Models(TM)software lets users of 3DLinX(TM)version 1.5 development tool for real-time 3D applications add realistic, animated effects. Living Model plug-ins, navigators, and instruments include: smoke, trails, fire, explosions, lens flares, alpha-numeric LED, HUD, fixed-wing 6 DOF, and keyframe navigator.

Global Majic Software Inc., 620 Discovery Dr. Bldg., 2, Ste. 250, Huntsville, AL 35806; FAX (256) 922-0708;

For Information, enter 642

Suction cups

Anver SIT-2000 Silicone Suction Cups are molded from a clear, dye-free compound. The material is said to be soft, pliable, and resistant to temperatures up to 600F. The product is available in flat-, single-, and multi-bellows configurations in sizes from 5 to 150 mm in diameter. The cups are said to be FDA approved, and suitable for food and packaging applications.

Venmark Int'l., 148 Linden St. Wellesley, MA, MA 02482; FAX (781) 237-5862.

For Information, circle 643

Plastic fitting

Blood Pressure Adapters injection molded in nylon accommodate tubing inside diameters from 3/32 to 1/4 inch. The monitor adapter utilizes a standard bayonet profile making it compatible with multiple blood pressure monitors. For industry-wide compatibility, these new fittings utilize a 5/16-24 UNF female thread and Buna-N Rubber O-rings. Operating pressure is rated to 100 psi.

Value Plastics, 3325 Timberline Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80525; FAX (970) 223-0953

For Information, enter 644

Wireless remote control

The NightHawk(TM)is a plug-n-play wireless remote control that uses paging signals for activation. Users can switch a 15A power outlet on or off, allowing them to remotely reboot locked-up machines. And a phone line disconnect allows users to control access to their modems, instead of using firewalls.

Peregrine Control Technologies Inc., 8200 East Pacific Place, Ste 204, Denver, CO 80231; FAX (303) 735-3084;

For Information, circle 645

Touch screen panel

The eTOUCH series of touch screen HMI panels is designed for affordability in harsh environments. The series supports over 130 communications drivers for industrial devices, and offers optional modules for fieldbus systems (Profibus DP, DeviceNet, Interbus, and CANopen) as well as Ethernet. Available screen sizes are 5.6, 10.4, 12.1, and 15 inches.

Exor Int'l., 3420 Fairlane Farms Rd., Wellington, FL 33414; FAX (561) 753-2291;

For Information, circle 646

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