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Weidmüller IE cable for PROFINET: moulded industrial Ethernet cables with PushPull connectors offer a reliable connectivity solution for deployment in industrial applications

For PROFINET and SERCOS III networks Weidmüller offers a new moulded IE cable with PushPull connectors providing a reliable connectivity solution to fulfil industrial application requirements. PROFINET specifications prescribe the use of variant 14 PushPull connectors in IP67 network installations. Weidmüller designed its corresponding connection cable with robust characteristics especially for deployment in industry. Based on components with STEADYTEC® technology the new moulded IP67 patch cable supports applications requiring up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet. The innovative moulding technique ensures reliable protection against manipulation, effective anti-kink protection as well as excellent strain and bend relief. The sturdy mechanical interface is a distinguishing feature of the IP67 rated connector. Each component fulfils PROFINET specifications and conforms to IEC 61076-3-117, variant 14. Moreover, thanks to STEADYTEC® technology the compactly designed PushPull connectors offer reliable shielding. The pre-assembled PROFINET patch cables are suitable for use with drag-chains (Type C) Cat. 5 moulded, corresponding to category Cat. 5 (ISO/IEC 11801) / Cat.5e (TIA 568-B).

HMS Industrial Networks AB

System integration made easy for Chinese subway line

How Guangzhou Metro Line in China connected various monitoring equipment to ControlNet using solutions from Rockwell Automation and the Anybus Communicator from HMS Industrial Networks.


Universal and compact

The universal and space-saving I/O module forms the basis for the most compact remote I/O systems for Zone 2 on the market.



The Neptus heat pump range, on water loop or connected to geothermal energy sources, is distinguished by the highest level of seasonal performance on the market with EER and COP reaching 4.3. The range is made up of 9 models of varying size in vertical water-to-air reversible heat pumps or cooling versions, with heating capacities from 28 to 109 kW, and cooling capacities from 24 to 93 kW. These units use R-410A refrigerant, and are specially designed for heating and air conditioning new or renovated commercial buildings.


Nothing escapes it: SmartReflect™ with transparent detection

Reliable process stability with SmartReflect: Baumer is introducing its innovation - the first light barrier without a reflector featuring unique transparency detection. This especially sensitive version of the SmartReflect picks up the tiniest changes in intensity, which enables it to detect highly transparent foils, bowls or bottles. This model is also available in a hygienic and wash-down design, as well as protection class IP 69K and proTect+ tightness concept.

British Steel

First ‘silent’ railway track to be installed in UK

Innovative railway track which reduces the noise of trains passing over has been installed for the first time in the UK, at Blackfriars station in London.


PRT enters a new dimension

New powerful R2000 laser scanner


G10 Safety – Less is more

The safe installation solution for cable ducts


New NRX Circuit-Breaker Series from Eaton: Small, Flexible, Efficient

Eaton's Electrical Sector is offering the new NRX circuit-breaker series, consisting of versatile circuit-breakers up to 4000 A – for economically optimized solutions. The IZMX16 from the NRX series is currently the smallest air circuit-breaker in the world. Its innovative concept allows the side-by-side mounting of two withdrawable circuit-breakers in a 600 mm wide panel. This makes for economical and space saving panel design. Furthermore, if switching from a distance is required, a motor for tensioning the spring-operated stored energy mechanism and magnetic coils for the on and off command are also integrated in this design volume. In a nutshell, more performance in a minimum of space.


THE BUSINESS LOUVRE in Paris selects ARC Informatique's PcVue supervisor to manage its building management system (BMS)

The building’s owner SFL (Lyon Property Company) undertook extensive renovation, especially for office accommodation. An efficient BMS was needed to enable the company to operate and monitor the 37,000m2 of available floor space. In particular, this had to be managed and optimized to allow energy consumption to be reduced by 20% to 30%.

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