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Straight to the Point: Weidmueller Rockstar®

Straight to the Point: Weidmueller Rockstar®

  Want to be a RockStar®? Check out these simple, secure and time-saving heavy duty connectors from Weidmueller. Heavy duty connectors are a must these days for quickly connecting and disconnecting the power, signal and data lines on machinery and the Rockstar®...

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Straight to the Point: Siemens 3VA Molded Case Circuit Breaker

Straight to the Point: Siemens 3VA Molded Case Circuit Breaker

The new Siemens 3VA circuit beaker is anything but typical. The 3VA’s scalability, ease of use, compact size, and global certifications makes the application space of this circuit protection solution limitless. Whether your application requires a traditional thermal magnetic trip breaker or requires high end functionality such as electronic trip, communications or power meter functionality – the 3VA has it all!

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GIVEAWAY Weidmueller Stripax Plus 2.5

GIVEAWAY Weidmueller Stripax Plus 2.5

Most electricians would agree that a ferruled termination is much better than a non-ferruled termination, if you’d ask them. Historically, the procedure for crimping ferrules was cumbersome and required multiple tools. This resulted in an increased amount of time needed per termination, preventing electricians from using ferrules unless they were absolutely necessary.

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Straight to the Point: New Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus Communication Head

Straight to the Point: New Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus Communication Head

Check out our new ‘PCC’s Straight to the Point’ video where Application Engineers, Rich Parkhurst and Todd Preder, discuss the new Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus communication head which is now available. This solution will support EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and of course PROFINET from a single device (6ES7155-6MU00-0CN0) via a simple software configuration change.

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Case Study: Medical device manufacturer, Metal Craft, improves labor efficiency through robotic automation

Case Study: Medical device manufacturer, Metal Craft, improves labor efficiency through robotic automation

Metal Craft, a Minnesota based manufacturer serving the medical device industry, had a need to address labor efficiency in their precision machining area. These skilled machinists’ time needed to be used more effectively and efficiently. Automation was a clear solution and Metal Craft formed a plan. The management team determined the best approach was to invest in an existing intern college student on staff, Eric Stevens, and find a partner who could deliver a collaborative robot system while training the internal resource at the same time.

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