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M. Davis & Sons Acquires Val-Tech Inc.

Wilmington, DE, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Electronics News/ — M. Davis & Sons, Inc. announces the recent acquisition of Valtech, Inc., a manufacturer of VTi Power Distribution Equipment. M. Davis will continue the manufacturing and sale of this equipment under the new brand name “VTi by M. Davis”.

The types of power distribution equipment that will be manufactured at the Newark, Delaware facility located at 24 McMillan Way are Portable Power Distribution Equipment (PPDC), Fused Distribution Panel (FDP) and Unitized Distribution Substation (UDS). The UDS equipment is the main product that is currently produced.

The UDS equipment is utilized by engineering firms, plants and facilities due to their smaller footprint. “Facilities that have space constraints are looking for the UDS because of the compact footprint and the ability to distribute local, clean power” stated Edward J. Harrison, Project Manager for the VTi by M. Davis production facility. Additionally, the UDS equipment is customizable for color and accessories such as lighting contactors and heat trace EPD breakers.

M. Davis & Sons, Inc. has fabricated custom process control panels for years at the 200 Hadco Road, Wilmington, DE location. The addition of the VTi by M. Davis product line is an introduction into the power distribution market. “The VTi by M. Davis production business compliments the existing custom process controls panel shop,” says CEO Peggy Del Fabbro.

About M. Davis & Sons, Inc.
M. Davis & Sons, Inc. is a fifth generation woman-owned mechanical/electrical contractor and fabricator based in Delaware. M. Davis & Sons has all of the in-house service capabilities to handle the entire scope for the customer to expedite a quality project. For more information, visit www.mdavisinc.com. For more information about VTI by M. Davis, visit www.vt-inc.com.

 

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Contact-Details: M. Davis and Sons, Inc.
Contact: Elaine Buonopane
Email: elaine.buonopane@mdavisinc.com
Phone: 302-993-3365
Website: www.mdavisinc.com
VTI by MDavis website: www.vt-inc.com
Address: 19 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804

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Promwad partners with Asian chip vendors to offer cost-effective electronic designs in Europe

VILNIUS, Lithuania, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR ELECTRONICS NEWS/ — Promwad Electronics Design House has partnered with leading technological fabless companies in China and Southeast Asia to offer its clients cost-effective electronics product development from the center of Europe and to manufacture any batch size of new devices with priority tech support.

Promwad was one of only a few design houses in the EMEA region authorized by Allwinner, one of the leading Chinese chip manufacturers. Promwad’s engineers design electronics based upon Allwinner components and provide tech support during the entire life cycle of the designed devices:

  • tablet PCs, multimedia and portable devices based on Allwinner SoC A series;
  • TV set-top boxes with OTT and IPTV based on Allwinner SoC H series;
  • dash cameras, video cameras and action cameras based on Allwinner SoC V series;
  • onboard multimedia systems for vehicles based on Allwinner SoC T series.

Allwinner was founded ten years ago; its headquarters are based in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. In 2013 and 2014 this chip vendor was the world’s largest supplier of application processors for Android tablets.

Also Promwad became an official partner of Telink, Shanghai, and has significantly expanded its expertise in the fields of Bluetooth and BLE. This chip vendor specializes in Bluetooth and Zigbee for IoT and wearable electronics, remote controls, smart lighting and smart toys.

The engineers of Promwad have a lot of experience with the most popular chipsets of other vendors: TI CC265x, Silabs EFR32 Blue Gecko, Nordic nRF, Qualcomm/CSR10xx, and Dialog DA1458x. And now Telink TLSR826x BLE SoC has been added to this list; this system on chip has low power consumption, supports Zigbee, 6LoWPAN/Thread, and HomeKit.

Promwad maintains cooperation with the company Realtek from Taiwan and uses its chips to design network equipment from CPE – routers, gateways, WiFi hotspots to operators-side telecom equipment such as unmanaged and managed switches.

“Today the center of the semiconductor industry’s innovations and manufacture is shifting to Asia. Traditional chip vendors from the USA and Europe face growing competition from this region. Our customers demand functional and cost effective solutions to be designed at closer location such as Belarus or Lithuania and manufactured in Asia, that’s why establishing close links with Asian chip makers is a natural step for us,” says Ivan Kuten, the Business Developer of Promwad. “Namely by using such cooperation we cover our most growing capabilities in tablets, consumer gadgets, STB, CPE and multimedia devices. Now our customers in the EU and North America can create new hi-tech devices with controlled costs, tech support in English and manufacturing facilities in Europe or Asia.”

Contact-Details: Olga Potonya
olga.potonya@promwad.com
+370 (5) 214 12 44 ex.227

 

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UnlimitedHand now fully compatible with the Arduino IDE

MUNICH, Germany, 08-Feb-2017 — /EPR ELECTRONIC NEWS/ — UnlimitedHand has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup (WT2017). It is an occasion where the latest research and gadgets are showcased amongst global professionals active in the field of wearable technology. This will be the first time we exhibit UnlimitedHand in Europe. We hope to take this chance to spread the news of a forth coming breakthrough in Virtual Reality, one where you will find yourself touching and feeling objects from the virtual world.

Last year, technical bricolage in the field of VR peripheries has been over-shadowed by the introduction of consumer Head Mounted Displays (HMD). Yet there is dire need for elevated levels of realism amongst avid gamers. VR peripheries are being weaved together in various combinations to achieve immersive experiences that one can be content with. This year, we look to contribute to the acceleration of this trend by making our products available to a wider audience. Catch our CEO Ken Iwasaki as he gives a presentation on the prospects of a haptic-enabled Virtual Reality.

List of guest speakers and schedule of WT2017 can be accessed here:
https://www.wearable-technologies.com/events/wt-wearable-technologies-conference-2017-europe

Partnership with Arduino AtHeart
This month, Arduino has officially licensed UnlimitedHand as an atHeart product. This means that UnlimitedHand, as a open-source ready product, is fully compatible with the Arduino IDE. UnlimitedHand also complies with Arduino’s high hardware standards. Arduino, with their commitment to open-source, has reached out with their technology to muster a great force of makers and inventors. This omni-present community has no doubt supported us in many ways during the development of UnlimitedHand. By joining the program, we can now present our results back to the community. In line with the spirit of Arduino, our team of technicians has been working on software and API (UHDeviceManager) that would create a seamless hacking environment. Developers who have never experimented with haptics too, would be able to quickly jump in to building applications.

Check out the current roster of AtHeart Products here:
https://www.arduino.cc/en/ArduinoAtHeart/Products

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Startup mentored by Promwad created one of the best IoT products in Europe

Vilnius/Lithuania, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Electronics News/ — ZIVE smart radiation monitor has reached the final of Elektra Awards 2016, a big influential contest for the electronics market players. This device designed by R-NOX startup with the assistance of Promwad Electronics Design House was named one of six best innovative products of Europe exploiting the Internet of Things potentialities.

ZIVE is a portable radiation monitor of the next generation that can connect to smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth. It’s the first device of professional level designed for common people. It has a user-friendly interface, a Geiger-Muller counter, and a low market price comparing with other high-precision radiation monitors.

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ZIVE radiation monitor measures gamma rays, ionizing radiation, and X-rays. Differentiating features of the device:

  • Calibrated by accredited European laboratories (CE).
  • High accuracy at a lower price in comparison with other similar devices.
  • “Smart monitor” mode that provides users with specific health and well-being advice: how to interpret the measurements and reduce the risks.
  • Working with maps to create eco-routes: save radiation spots, find cleaner routes.

The collected ZIVE data is used for the real-time global map of radiation contamination.

Roman Pakholkov, Promwad’s CEO and R-NOX’s mentor, says that the data collected by ZIVE users is stored in the eco-platform, which is becoming the most detailed in the world. This platform allows accelerating the innovations development for the environmental management and can be integrated into other devices and applications via the open API.

To date, R-NOX has developed partnerships with the largest tour operator in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Zone of Alienation; Greenpeace; companies and organizations in Japan, Finland, Singapore, and other countries.

Promwad continues its work in supporting new electronics design projects in the IoT field. The company believes in the high potential of this popular trend and are ready to share their experience in the development and manufacture of electronic products for the global consumer electronics market.

The best companies of Elektra Awards 2016 will be announced on Thursday, 1st December, at the awards ceremony taking place in The Ballroom, Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Contact-Details:
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Promwad

Olga Potonya
olga.potonya@promwad.com
+370 (5) 214 12 44 ex.227

 

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THE NEW TL3750 SERIES ULTRA-MINIATURE SMT TACT SWITCH OFFERS HIGH LIFE CYCLE AND LOW PROFILE

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 08, 2015 — /EPR ELECTRONICS NEWS/ — E-Switch announces the TL3750 series ultra-miniature tact switch. This switch is unique in its tiny size – a mere 3mm x 2mm! It also has a low profile at only 0.58mm, and is surface mount with gull wing termination. It has a 300,000 cycle life expectancy

The applications and markets for the switch include the ever-growing wearable technology market, medical equipment, audio/visual, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, telecommunications, instrumentation and more.

Specifications for the TL3750 series tact switch include:

Electrical Rating: 50mA @ 12VDC

Electrical Life: 300,000 Cycles

Mechanical Life: 300,000 Cycles

Contact Resistance: 500mO Max. initial

Insulation Resistance: 100M O at 100VDC

Dielectric Strength: 100VAC for 1 min.

Operating Temperature: -30°C to 85°C

Storage Temperature: -40°C to 90°C

Operating Force: 100, 180, 240 gf

Travel: 0.13mm

Contact Arrangement: SPST

TL3750 series product detail page
TL3750 Catalog Data Sheet

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com. You can also request a sample of any of our discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

About E-Switch. E-Switch offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. The company has been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, medical, instrumentation, industrial, audio/visual, appliance, and consumer markets since 1979.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, E-Switch’s global reach extends to Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Products include Tact, Pushbutton, Rocker, Toggle, Slide, DIP, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Power, Illuminated Switches and more. E-Switch has local reps, engineers, and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to 3D drawing requests and other inquiries, along with a top-notch sample program that allows engineers to examine and qualify switches for end product applications.

E-Switch’s online catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics. Product modifications and customization expertise are available for many of the offered switches.

E-Switch, Inc.
7153 Northland Drive N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
www.e-switch.com
800-867-2717

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THE TL6210 SERIES MINIATURE TACT SWITCH OFFERS ILLUMINATION AND IP67 RATINGS

E-Switch announces the TL6210 series tact switch, offering a host of features including: surface mount termination, miniature footprint, and sealed to IP67 ratings. It also offers illumination, with LED colors that include red, green, yellow, blue, white, and a combination of red/green or green/yellow.

Applications for this tiny illuminated switch include consumer electronics, medical devices, instrumentation, and more.

Specifications for the TL6210 series miniature tact switch include:

Electrical Rating: 50mA @ 12VDC
Electrical Life: 100,000 Cycles
Mechanical Life: 100,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 500mO
Insulation Resistance: 100 MO Min. @ 100VDC
Dielectric Strength: 250VAC for 1 min.
Operating Temperature: -20°C to 70°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C
Operating Force: 200 +/- 80 gf
Travel: 0.45mm +/- 0.15mm
Contact Arrangement: SPST
Moisture Protection: IP67

TL6210 series product detail page

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com. You can also request a sample of any of our discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

About E-Switch. E-Switch offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. The company has been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, medical, instrumentation, industrial, audio/visual, appliance, and consumer markets since 1979.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, E-Switch’s global reach extends to Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Products include Tact, Pushbutton, Rocker, Toggle, Slide, DIP, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Power, Illuminated Switches and more. E-Switch has local reps, engineers, and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to 3D drawing requests and other inquiries, along with a top-notch sample program that allows engineers to examine and qualify switches for end product applications.

E-Switch’s online catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics. Product modifications and customization expertise are available for many of the offered switches.

E-Switch, Inc.
7153 Northland Drive N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
www.e-switch.com
800-867-2717

TL6210 SerieS tact Switch (downloadable PDF)

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Montana Instruments Corporation announces the Cryostation Microscope, for high magnification physics experiments at 3 Kelvin!

Montana Instruments Corporation (Bozeman, MT), the world’s leading manufacturer of automated optical cryostats, announces the addition of the Microscope option to its closed cycle cryostat, the Cryostation™. Many low temperature material science experiments require high magnification optics to image the sample surface. Historically, this research has been limited to using objectives outside the vacuum space of the cryostats and dealing with the distortions of the vacuum window. This innovation allows user to position high quality optics near their sample without any intervening windows.

The system uses a 100X Zeiss quality objective with a working distance of 310 microns and a numerical aperture of 0.9, and can be outfitted with almost any vacuum compatible microscope objective.

A previous barrier to putting high quality objectives in the vacuum space of a low temperature system is that as a lens cools, its individual optical elements change shape, the optical performance degrades, and the lens may even crack. In order to prevent this damaging distortion, and to preserve the optical quality, a patent pending design maintains the lens at room temperature. By mounting the objective inside the temperature stabilized sample chamber, once the system reaches the target temperature, any drift due to temperature changes is eliminated.

The Cryostation has become a reliable workhorse for the low temperature research community. As a closed cycle cryostat, it doesn’t require costly helium for cooling, but uses a reliable refrigeration cycle cryocooler. The system is best known for its low vibrations of less than 5nm and its rock solid temperature stability of less than 10mK. Researchers appreciate the ease of access to their samples under test, both for setup and for optical access.

Pioneers in the world of cold science automation, Montana Instruments designs, manufactures, and supports cryostat systems around the world. Visit the company’s website at www.montanainstruments.com.

For more information, contact:
Brian Smithgall
(406) 551-2796
(406) 551-2797 fax

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The R7 Series Sealed Rocker Switch Offers IP67 Ratings And LED Illumination

E-Switch announces the new R7 series rocker switch. The R7 series rocker switch has an ergonomic, panel mount design and offers solder, screw or faston termination options. It also offers an array of actuator styles, multiple functions and red, green & amber LED colors.

The R7 series rocker switch is IP67 rated to the front panel.

The applications and markets for this switch include transportation equipment, industrial machinery, marine and boating, among others.

Specifications for the R7 series illuminated rocker switch include:

Contact Rating: 20(8)A @ 125/250VAC, 50/60 Hz, µT55;
16A @ 6-30VDC, 50/60 Hz, µT55;
20(8)A @  125/250VAC, 50/60 Hz, µT85/T55;
16A @ 6-30VDC, 50/60 Hz, µT85/T55

Electrical Life: 10,000 Cycles per UL61058

Contact Resistance: 20mO Max. initial
Insulation Resistance: 100 MO Min. @ 500VDC

Dielectric Strength: 1,500VAC for 1 minute

Operating Temperature: 0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
Agency Approvals: cURus
Contact Arrangement: SP or DP up to 3 positions

Moisture Protection: IP67 to front panel

Panel Thickness: 1.5 – 4.5mm

R7 series product detail page 

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The complete 3D scanning solutions by Kreon Technologie

Kreon, a French company created in 1991 in Limoges. Its objective is to provide 3D non-contact measurement solutions. It has been a pioneer and one of the leaders on the market since its establishment and is continuously striving to improve its products and application so as to come to the needs of a great deal of manufacturers around the world. Kreon serves several fields that among these are: medicine, odontology, automobile, aerospace and other areas requiring the digital construction of 3 dimensional models.

Kreon offers measurement solutions in the fields of reverse engineering, inspection, quality control, prototyping, etc and is praised for the easiness of the manipulation of its devices and the usefulness of its application in improving quality in parallel with time reduction.

Its products being fast, accurate and simple provides solutions for the most demanding manufacturing needs. Kreon appliances include:

3D laser scanners are devices working by triangulation allowing a precise identification of the real world coordinates of points hit by the laser line of parts. It only takes seconds to record millions of points with a great accuracy. Such technology makes it easier and more practical to control manufactured parts, perform exact reverse engineering and do all the measuring and the inspection of geometric features. It is thus a must tool for the manufacturers in search for quality improvement and manufacturing time reduction. Kreon 3D laser scanners are also used for other metrology applications.

Measurement arms are used to determine the location in space of freeform parts that need many orientations in order to record all the details and scan the whole surface. Thanks to its seven rotation axis, it allows the manufacturer all-angles orientation.

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The TL6100 Series Sealed Tact Switch Offers New Footprint And Longer Life

E-Switch announces the re-tooled TL6100 series. For years, this legacy switch series has been one of the most popular sealed switches (http://www.e-switch.com/Admin/TL6100Series/tabid/233/Default.aspx) that E-Switch offered. Now, it has been re-tooled with improvements for manufacturing and product enhancement. It has a longer operating life, perfect for customers who need the reliability of a tried and true switch, along with the longevity of a higher lifecycle, for their application.

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e TL6100 series is processed sealed fo r automated soldering cleaning processes.

The applications and markets for this sealed tact switch (http://www.e-switch.com/Admin/TL6100Series/tabid/233/Default.aspx) include consumer electronics, medical devices, audio/visual, instrumentation, computer peripherals, telecommunication and more.

Specifications for the TL6100 series illuminated tact switch include:

Contact Arrangement: SPST
Contact Rating: 50mA @ 12VDC
Contact Resistance: 100mO Max Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100 MO Min.@ 100VAC
Dielectric Strength: 250VAC for 1 min.
Life Expectancy: dependent upon operating force:
130 gf: 1,000,000 cycles
160 gf: 1,000,000 cycles
300 gf: 500,000 cycles
500 gf: 200,000 cycles
Operating Temperature:  -40°C to 85°C
Storage Temperature:  -40°C to 85°C
Travel: 0.50mm
Actuation Force: 130 gf, 160 gf, 300 gf, 500 gf

TL6100 series product detail page 

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The TL1270 Series Subminiature Tact Switch Offers LED Illumination In A Right Angle Design

E-Switch announces their latest illuminated tactile switch, the TL1270 series. This illuminated tact switch offers a right angle design, tape and reel packaging, gold or silver contact options, and long or short cap options. LED colors include blue, red, yellow, white or a green/yellow bi-color option.

The applications and markets for this switch include consumer electronics, medical devices, audio/visual, instrumentation, computer peripherals, telecommunication and more.

Specifications for the TL1270 series illuminated tact switch include:

Contact Arrangement: SPST, normally open, momentary
Contact Rating: 50mA @ 12VDC
Contact Resistance: 500mO Max
Insulation Resistance: 100 MO Min.@ 100VDC
Dielectric Strength: 250VAC for 1 min.
Life Expectancy: 300,000 cycles
Operating Temperature:  -40°C to 85°C
Storage Temperature: 
 -40°C to 85°C
Travel: 0.20mm
Actuation Force: 160 gf, 250 gf

TL1270 series catalog datasheet 

TL1270 series product detail page

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Lamp Post Electrical Supply The Best Of Stainless Steel Electrical Fittings

Lamp Post Electrical are pleased to supply electrical fitting of every shape and requirement for the electrical market place but it is particularly pleased to be able to supply the Nexus range of stainless steel switches and sockets for the household and commercial building electrical supply fittings. Stainless steel has many advantages over other materials and the Nexus range has given Lamp Post Electrical one of the best looking as well as one of the highest quality ranges of electrical fittings on the market today. The electrical engineer can be very happy to work with this range as it produces an excellent finish wherever it is used and they can be assured that the electrical integrity of the usage will be the typical top quality product produced by the Nexus range. The Nexus range of electrical switches and sockets are produced by BG which is one of the best United Kingdom manufacturers of electrical goods in the World with a history that goes back a long way. It is this vast experience that has produced such a fine range of electrical equipment for installation on a new build or a rewire of an existing building.

Lamp Post Electrical is also pleased to note the stainless steel range of Nexus electrical switches and sockets comes under the decorative range of electrical equipment and that this statement alone shows a change that has occurred over the past few years in the field of electrical fittings. The change to decorative fittings has come about with the ability to make metal clad switches and sockets securely and safely without any fear of electrocution or electrical shock. Up until this time the amount of decorative switches and sockets in comparison to the standard safety insulated switch or socket was very small, but now there is a vast array of electrical decorative fittings and there are very many more options open to the end user. Invariably in time gone by the only times electrical switches were changed was on a rewire operation but now Lamp Post Electrical notes that it is quite usual for a change of all electrical switches and sockets to be made throughout the building on a purely decorative or design change in the appearance of the building. This is driven heavily by interior design magazines and TV.

Lamp Post Electrical is delighted with the appearance of the Nexus Stainless Steel range of equipment, which has a sleek finish with a very slim stainless cover with rounded corners. All switches are of the typical metal faced, insulated rocker design but the rocker is a gently curved design, which looks good and operates efficiently and provides no opportunity of any ligature. The advantage of this range is that it can be used in a residential or commercial operation and will look equally good in both. Lamp Post Electrical – http://www.lamppostelectrical.co.uk – is pleased to note that at the present time the price of this range of electrical fittings is very low and the prices for a complete change of electrical switches and sockets throughout a property is quite affordable.

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The LP6 Series Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Now Offers RGB Color Options

E-Switch announces an RGB color option for the LP6 series LED illuminated pushbutton switch. You can order this switch with either SPST or DPST circuit options and it is a momentary switch. It offers a 15mm square sculptured cap with LED color options that now include RGB.

The applications and markets for this switch include consumer electronics, medical devices, audio/visual, instrumentation, vending machines, kiosks and more.

Specifications for the LP6 series illuminated pushbutton switch include:

Contact Arrangement: SPST or DPST
Contact Rating: 12mA, 12VDC
Contact Resistance: 50 mO Max (initial)
Insulation Resistance: 100 MO Min.@ 500VDC
Dielectric Strength: 500VAC
Electrical Life: 200,000 cycles
Mechanical Life: 200,000 cycles
Operating Temperature:  -20°C to 70°C
Storage Temperature:  -20°C to 70°C
Travel: 2.20mm
Actuation Force: SPST: 150 gf; SPDT: 200 gf

Detailed specifications of the LP6 series tact switch

LP6 series catalog datasheet

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The Electrical Counter Does Its Bit Towards Switching Off The Recession

The Electrical Counter has set up its business based on providing the best quality electrical equipment for the electrical installation trade and retail customers at the best possible prices. The recession has hit the building industry exceptionally hard and it is sometimes difficult to see an end to the problems that this situation brings to the market place. However The Electrical Counter have set themselves the target of reducing their prices to such a level that will be able to supply the electrical industry at a price that is attractive to the small and large installations that are beginning to develop in the country. To do this they are working extremely closely with the best manufacturers in the electrical switch and socket business so that the aims and aspirations of the installers and end users can be fully achieved.

To this effect The Electrical Counter is supplying promoting the B G Nexus range of polished chrome electrical sockets at around 20 to 25 % of its original selling price. The typical Nexus metal polished chrome 2 gang 13 amp switched socket is selling for £3.89 per unit instead of £19.87 per unit, less than 20% of its original price. This is an ideal socket for the large office or public service building including schools and hospitals but it is also ideal for the family home and the price is such that even a cosmetic change can be considered worthwhile. The Nexus metal polished chrome 2 gang 13 amp switched socket is only one of a range of sockets in the polished chrome set and 1gang 13 Amp switched sockets can be sourced as well as a full range of shaving sockets, oven and electrical hob fittings and other fittings. This range of polished chrome sockets can be fitted throughout the building wherever required safely and securely. Electrical Counter also supply the BG Nexus polished chrome 1gang 5amp round pin switched socket for the set of table or pedestal lamp systems, these sockets can be linked together to give a ring main just for the lamp circuit which can be operated from a central switch. These sockets are excellent in appearance and very safe to use, they do retain their original appearance quite easily and will withstand the typical heavy traffic and knocks and bumps which happen regularly in a large operation or a household environment.

The full Nexus polished chrome range can be used throughout a large installation as they manufacture a switch or socket for almost every occasion and the price reductions are reflected throughout the range. The Electrical Counter is extremely pleased to be able to supply the full range of the BG Nexus polished chrome switches and sockets and can supply them either in individual quantities or in bulk and will do so with a delivery pattern to suit the requirements of the customer. Electrical Counter has a great deal of experience in the business and is only too willing to pass on that advice wherever possible so that customer and supplier can work together to the very best effect.

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The TL6200 Series Long Life Tact Switch From E-Switch Is Rated To 10 Million Operating Cycles And IP67 Sealed

E-Switch announces a new long life sealed tactile switch, the TL6200. The TL6200 series tact switch offers a long operating life of 10 million cycles and is rated to IP67 standards. This tact switch comes in both SMT (gullwing) and thru hole termination options, and offers multiple actuator lengths.
The applications and markets for this switch include consumer electronics, medical devices, audio/visual, computer peripherals, instrumentation, telecommunications and more.
Specifications for the TL6200 series tact switch include:

Contact Arrangement: SPST
Contact Rating: 50mA, 24VDC
Contact Resistance: 30 mO Max (initial)
Insulation Resistance: 10 MO Min.
Dielectric Strength: 250VAC for 1 minute
Electrical Life: 10,000,000 cycles
Mechanical Life: 10,000,000 cycles
Operating Temperature:  -40°C to 85°C
Storage Temperature:  -40°C to 85°C
Travel: 1.00mm
Moisture Protection: IP67 ratings
Actuation Force: 300 grams

Detailed specifications of the TL6200 series tact switch

TL6200 series catalog datasheet

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The PV6 Series Anti-Vandal Switch Now Offers More Features And Options For Your Application

E-Switch announces new features for the popular PV6 anti-vandal switch. This tamper-resistant switch is used in many applications, including those accessible to the public, and those requiring a sleek design. It offers both dot and ring illumination options and is rated to IP65 standards. The new features for this PV6 series anti-vandal switch include:

1. A high actuator option: Now those with gloved hands or large fingertips can actuate this 16mm diameter switch with ease.

2. PV6 Pilot Indicator option: This allows you to illuminate and communicate on your panel while maintaining a sleek and uncluttered panel design. The pilot indicator has the exact same housing and panel diameter as our PV6 switch, just without the switching contacts.

3. Black anodized aluminum option: This popular finish is now available in all our PV6 switches and pilot indicator options.

Specifications for the PV6 include:

  • Mechanical Life:  1,000,000 cycles
  • Electrical Life: 50,000 cycles
  • Contact Rating: 2A @ 48V DC
  • Contact Resistance: 50m O Max
  • Insulation Resistance: 1,000 M O min
  • Dielectric Strength: 2,000VAC
  • Operating Temperature: -20°C to 55°C
  • Operating Force:   4 N
  • Travel: 1.5mm
  • Contact Arrangement: SPST, Off-(On)
  • Panel Thickness: 1-10mm
  • Panel Cutout: 16mm diameter
  • Moisture Protection: IP67 rated

Detailed specifications of the PV6 series anti-vandal switch

PV6 series catalog datasheet

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Lamp Post Electrical Has The Gate Opening Answer

Lamp Post Electrical now stock the excellent Came range of electric gate opening systems, which have made such an impression on the market place. These units are of excellent quality and allow the house entry gates to be used instead of being an ever open adornment to the property. Lamp Post Electrical is particularly pleased to be able to supply the Came Frog AE-P24 Kit which offers the complete underground fitting kit for a pair of swing gates. This particular unit offers the ability to open a pair of gates up to 3.5 metre wide for each leaf using a 24v DC motor. The easy opening and closing of gates ensures maximum usage and they will always be kept closed which gives security within the property and privacy as the front garden can in many cases now become an area which can be used without being
overlooked.

Lamp Post Electrical are delighted with the operational system of the Came electric gates and the silent running of the gates when opening and closing them is such that there is no possible annoyance to the family or neighbours. The Came Frog AE-P24 Kit is an underground kit which means that the swinging operating units are fitted into the ground at the outside end of each gate and the gate is mounted on top of the unit. The advantage of this is that the unit is particularly neat and tidy in its appearance or perhaps that should be non-appearance as all the operating mechanism is below ground and a flat top plate to the unit is all that is visible to the outside world. This installation provides the basis for a good reliable set up which will last for years.

Gate operation takes about 16 seconds so that it is slow enough for pedestrians to get out of the way although there is obvious safety cut outs if there is a problem and also release mechanisms if required. The typical opening is 90 degrees but this can be extended to 130 degrees with a suitable adaption of electronics and mechanism. The system is a robust one and the gate mechanisms can support gates up to a weight of 400kg for each leaf of the gate, which allows the installation of some very substantial gates.

Lamp Post Electrical – http://www.lamppostelectrical.co.uk – have worked hard to get the range right and Came are an excellent company who provide a good quality product which has been greatly enhanced by the Frog electronic control systems. The advantages of the operation of the Came Frog system of underground fitted gates is that they can be used from a distance to open and close them at will with the Came gate remote, which is ideal for the car driver arriving or leaving the premises.

It also allows the home owner to let in visitors from inside the house either by car with a double gate opening or by pedestrian access with a single gate opening. Lamp Post Electrical is proud to be able to stock such an excellent range of products, which will enhance any property to which they are installed.

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Lamp Post Now Stock Full In-Line Manrose Extractor Fan Range

Lamp Post Electrical supply all electrical equipment for the power circuits of the house and office and the Internet has allowed them to build a great business, which supplies the market at prices which are well below those of the standard retail outlets. Their typical website is both informative and descriptive so that a good idea of the product can be quickly gained. Any further information can be gained by e-mail or phone. The delivery service is what the customer wants it to be, but Lamp Post Electrical prides themselves on getting the goods quickly and safely to the customer.

The extraction fan business has become more and more complex over the years as the pollution rules and regulations have become stronger and this will change still further in the next few years as environmental and social conditions become stricter. The rules on extraction fans for the bathroom and washroom areas have always been strict because of the danger of water and electricity mixing and passing electrical currents to earth. The introduction of the 17th edition RCD controlled circuits has helped matters, but most installations still use off site extractor pumps to get rid of the unwanted steam and smells.

Lamp Post Electrical have supplied the Manrose CFD200T in line extractor fan for some time and it is a very reliable piece of equipment. The pump works on a typical 4 inch diameter extraction tube that connects to the waste exit of the bathroom to the extraction fan itself. The power of the extractor fan is such that it extracts some 85 cubic metres per hour very quietly and continuously. The fan is fitted in lime and into the line and extraction is not a problem as it will deal with all the typical problems that bathroom extractor fans may have during their normal operation. It should clear away all steam developed by the shower or the bath and leave the room dry, it will also remove obnoxious smells.

Lamp Post Electrical supply all the fittings and fixtures for the operation and the only real problem is where to fix the extractor fan into its final position as this obviously needs to be outside the bathroom. It can be fitted below the floor or above the ceiling but there will be a need for a suitably sized space and also the requirements in the case of an emergency so that future access may be possible to repair or replace easily. All that then remains is a suitable access for the extracted gases to be passed outside of the building through a tube and grill. If there are no suitable access routes then there are some extractor fans which can work in the bathroom or wash room environment without the need for the ultimate protection but these must be mounted so that they cannot be reached when standing in the bath or shower.

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Line Generators for Machine Vision Offer Improved Performance

Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced a new range of diode-laser based line generators which deliver enhanced flexibility, unique output optimization capabilities, and extended lifetimes. This series of new line generators, called the StingRay, will enable the construction of faster and more accurate machine vision systems that utilize 3D triangulation. The   StingRay series mates a diode laser with high performance electronics and precision, refractive optics for collimation and line generation covering the widest available range of fan angles. They also incorporate optional diffractive elements for creating complex output patterns.  StingRay models are available with output powers as high as 200 mW and at key wavelengths throughout the 450 nm to 1550 nm spectral range, including the popular 450 nm, 520 nm, 635 nm, and 660 nm lines.

StingRay lasers are the first to feature an industry leading, line intensity non-uniformity down to ±5% in a standard product. This high uniformity reduces the need for image post-processing, and translates directly into increased measurement speed and dimensional accuracy. StingRay lasers are also unique in offering external user focusable optics, which allow the laser line to be precisely optimized for the exact distance over which it is projected.  Additionally, the StingRay’s optomechanical design permits “dynamic line balancing,” enabling simple correction of any intensity bias in configurations where the laser must be used at off axis illumination angles. To further enhance usability, Stingray lasers also include an internal “health monitor” that indicates when a diode module is approaching end of life, thus allowing for planned replacement, and avoiding production downtime due to an unexpected failure.

The Ultimate On Wall Cabling Solutions

Do you hate all of the cables that having computer equipment in your office unfortunately entails? Maybe you have moved in to an office and never really got around to tidying everything up and all of your cables are still in a mess several months later. Or it might be that you are thinking about moving offices soon.

If any of the above applies to you then maybe it is time that you spoke to the Lamp Post Electrical Supplies Company about your cable management. They are an electrical wholesaler with over 16 years experience in this area, so if you are fed up of cables being all over the floor, or rammed in behind desks then maybe you should look at what cable solutions are available to help sort out the mess you are in.

Installing Dado Trunking is one of the easiest ways to go about tidying up your power, telephone and computer cables. Modern Dado Trunking systems cater for all three. Lamp Post Electrical Supplies have experts in this field who will be able to help you establish not just how much Dado Trunking you need but also how many outlet boxes, corner pieces and connecting pieces you will need to install it correctly.

Dado Trunking is also the ideal solution should you have a room that you wish to use as an office that has solid walls, which would otherwise make the addition of power sockets and computer cabling very expensive if the walls need channelling and replastering. Lamp Post Electrical supply the tried and trusted ‘Starline’ Dado Trunking, which can be easily surface mounted to any such solid wall, and can be used to provide power, phone and PC connections wherever you need them to be. The Dado Trunking is plastic and the outlet sockets can thus be easily inserted into it wherever you need them to be. It is the cheapest solution for cabling problems if you have solid walls.

Lamp Post Electrical Supplies supply and recommend Starline Dado Trunking for both its high quality finish, cost and ease of installation.

If your cables are in a mess then Lamp Post Electrical Supplies trunking experts will be able to advise on how it can be used to safely provide power outlets, telephone points and RJ45 connections for PC’s and leave no cables in sight other than those going to the sockets. Dado trunking really does make for a safer working environment, enabling you to immediately shut the power down in the event of a problem. No more fumbling under a desk frantically trying to find which plug to pull out to cut the power to the shredder off as an example.

Lastly just remember that badly managed cables are the source of nothing but problems with it being a nightmare to find out which power cable leads to which PC and which telephone socket connects to which phone. So speak to Lamp Post Electrical Suppliestrunking specialists today to see how their innovative Dado Trunking solutions can help you sort out your cabling problems.

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