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Finder offers a new range of Electronic voltage monitoring relays for single and three-phase application - in 17.5 or 35 mm housings. Types 70.11, 70.31 and 70.41 cover the following functions and points of specification:
For installations needing duplicate equipment sets, for reasons of operational security or to meet peak loading demands, Finder has introduced a flexible multi-function priority change relay, providing convenient control of main and secondary systems. Suiting for example, pumping or refrigeration applications, the 72.42 relay has been designed to alternate the duty of two sets of equipment to ensure even wear over time.
With a host of design features to improve both reliability and efficiency, the 78 Series of switched mode power supplies from Finder gives control system builders a stable and dependable low voltage DC supply. 91% efficient, and drawing only 0.4W in standby, this series of modular, rail mounted DC power supplies comprises 24VDC, 36W; 24VDC 60W and 12VDC, 50W output variants that support universal AC or DC supply ranges, respectively 100-265VAC and 140-370VDC.
Finder has announced the introduction of a pair of panel thermostats designed to maintain constant temperature levels in control panels and enclosures. Suiting the needs of both simple and sophisticated heating and ventilation systems, the 7T Series thermostats help to improve component reliability and preserve instrumentation accuracy through enhanced temperature setting and control.
Finder has announced the introduction of a range of eight modular, 22.5mm wide rail-mounted timers designed to provide a complete range of timing functions, while keeping part number holdings to the absolute minimum. The multi-voltage 83 Series of multi-function and mono-function timers handles 14 different timing functions, with time scales between 0.05 seconds to 10 days and offers either single or double pole variants.
New range of relay interface modules from Finder delivers unique output circuit protection feature Finder has introduced a new family of ultra-slim relay interface modules that provides a low-cost, space-saving solution for a host of industrial applications. The 39 Series MasterINTERFACE range incorporates an innovative, replaceable fuse for output circuit protection, plus busbars and terminals that substantially simplify input and output wiring.
Finder has announced the availability of two new catalogues for 2011/12 detailing the company's complete product range. The catalogues, one aimed at Industrial applications and the other targeting Commercial and Residential applications, contain essential reference information on timers, relays, interface modules, sockets and accessories for designers and buyers of electronic and electrical systems.
Finder has extended its relay range with versions designed to suit photovoltaic (PV) inverters, domestic appliances and other equipment needing reinforced insulation, high ambient temperature handling and full disconnection contacts. The latest product introductions comprise the 45.31 16A rated mini PCB relay and 3 special variants of the 66 Series 30A rated power relays.
Finder has introduced surge protection devices (SPD) designed specifically for photovoltaic (PV) panel installations. Additions to its popular 7P Series of SPDs, three new Type 2 surge arresters will protect PV systems from the effects of lightning strike and electrical switching transients. The products are already supporting the company's own PV panels at its primary manufacturing plant.
Finder has announced a complete family of 25A contactors, purpose designed for switching lighting, pump and motor loads in noise sensitive installations. Incorporating an AC/DC silent coil with varistor protection, the 22 Series modular 2- and 4-pole contactors help meet the need for quieter operation, particularly in home, hotel and hospital environments.
Finder has announced a series of digital energy meters for accurately monitoring and measuring electricity consumption in plant and machinery, HVAC, lighting and other environmental control equipment. The DIN rail mounted 7E Series provides users with local, high visibility 7-digit LCD display of total and partial kWh consumed, instantaneous power, voltage and current.
Finder has announced the appointment of Bill Killick as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands region. Killick will promote the company's market-leading range of relays and timers and rapidly expanding portfolio of lighting control and energy saving products.
Finder has introduced a series of microprocessor-based room thermostats providing a temperature setting resolution accuracy of 0.1ºC and advanced setting options to help reduce energy usage in residential and commercial environments.
Relay and timer manufacturer Finder became the proud sponsor of no less than two English world darts champions at the weekend's Lakeside World Professional Darts Championship. Finder was a shirt sponsor of both the Women's Champion Golden Girl Trina Gulliver and the Men's Champion Martin Wolfie Adams.
Finder has updated and extended its 12 Series of 16A time switches, commonly used in a range of lighting, heating and ventilation applications. Comprising mechanical and digital daily and weekly time switches, the 12 Series has been completely redesigned to increase the number of switching points and minimum interval settings and to improve the man-machine interface.
Finder has added higher current rated relay interface modules to its broad range of electromechanical products. The single pole 38.01 and 38.11 are designed to switch electrical loads up to 16A, 250VAC and provide an interface between output limited PLC, BMS and other electronic controllers, and high current loads such as heaters, motors and solenoids.
Finder has announced a complete redesign of its 11 Series of modular light dependent relays. For automatic control of lighting according to ambient light levels detected by an external photoelectric sensor, the 11 Series now comprises four compact rail mounted relays designed to optimise control schemes and boost energy saving.
Finder has produced its first product catalogue dedicated to commercial and residential applications. The 55-page catalogue provides a complete reference to Finder's new generation of building services control products.
Finder has introduced a compact 2 pole, 8A relay interface module for safety critical circuits. Conforming to the EN50205 type B standard, the 48.12 features forcibly guided changeover contacts (1 NO and 1 NC) to enable positive monitoring of switching contact states and large physical separation between adjacent contacts to remove any risk of flashover.
Aimed at designers and manufacturers of electrical control panels, motor control centres, distribution and server cabinets and automation systems, the 1T series panel thermostats from Finder are designed to maintain acceptable ambient temperature levels in electrical control panels and enclosures by controlling the on/off status of heating and/or ventilation components.
Finder has launched a pair of digital weekly time switches providing a programming capability enabling switching according to local sunrise and sunset times, that are automatically calculated from user input of current date, time and either local longitude and latitude or nearest major city.
Relays specialist Finder has turned to state-of-the-art photovoltaic technology to further reduce emissions and energy costs at its prime manufacturing plants in Almese near Turin in North West Italy.
Finder has announced new additions to its 19 Series of 35mm DIN rail modules, adding override and status monitoring modules to the series. Building management system (BMS) designers, panel builders and installers will find the new override modules essential for providing a manual override of a BMS controller or programmable logic controller, in an emergency situation or during maintenance.
Finder has announced the introduction of the 7P Series of Surge Protection Devices developed specifically to comply with BS-EN62305: Protection Against Lightning, providing protection against lightning strikes, or surges caused by short circuit and contact switching in electrical systems.
Covering the company's entire product range, Finder's 2009/10 product catalogue provides electrical and electronic system designers and buyers with a one-stop reference for relays, timers, interface modules, sockets and accessories. For commercial lighting control duties, the catalogue presents Finder's new generation of light dependent relays, time switches, electronic step relays and dimmers, staircase timers and PIR movement detectors.
Finder has announced the new 10 Series light dependent relays, which have the ability to control lighting according to ambient light levels. These relays will be of particular interest to designers, specifiers and installers both of lighting and of lighting control systems, and will find applications in the automatic control of exterior lighting around factories, loading bays, schools, offices and similar areas where lighting is required for security or safety reasons during the hours of darkness.
Finder has announced the 13.12 Call and Reset Relay, which is designed to activate an alarm at a remote point and provide local indication of activation. The relay will be of particular interest to designers and installers of attendant call systems in hospitals and care homes, and to contractors involved in the provision of facilities into residential and commercial buildings where occupants may need to call for assistance.
Finder has announced the expansion of its UK sales team with the appointment of Stephen Annely as Area Sales Manager South East. In this new role Stephen will both manage existing customer accounts in South East England and develop new business within the area – via Finder's distributor network as well as by direct sales.
Finder has announced the introduction of the 13.81 electronic step relay, which is designed for the pushbutton control of lighting. This step relay is particularly suited to complex multi-point installations.
Finder has announced the availability of The Electricians' Guide, an 88-page pocket-sized handbook aimed at providing electricians with a handy reference to all the data they need to install the company's relay and lighting control products in a domestic or commercial environment.
Finder has announced 97.11 and 97.12 sockets for PCB mounting of its 46 series miniature industrial relays. These sockets allow engineers designing power control equipment to mount a plug-in power relay with robust terminals in a simple manner onto a PCB. They are particularly suitable for circuit boards where the ability to change power relays quickly is essential for maintenance and the minimising of downtime in the event of a fault.
The 13.51 step relay dimmer from Finder can operate both as a simple step relay and as a sophisticated dimmer to offer flexible control of lighting. Step relay dimmers are smart lighting circuit components that can either be used as part of a wall-mounted dimmer unit, or more flexibly, as one of several controllers in a lighting console for a larger room or small building.
Finder has announced the launch of the 93.21 series multifunction timer socket, for use with the 34 series electromechanical and solid-state relays. The sockets are aimed at panel builders, systems integrators, OEMs and installers of control systems for machines and processes, and also for applications in building management systems (BMS). They are particularly suitable for use where space constraints are a major consideration, or where rapid output switching and long operational life are required.
Finder has announced the introduction of the 41.81 series of solid-state relays, which offer silent, high-speed switching of AC or DC loads, to meet the need for relays that operate reliably at rapid machine cycle rates, with minimum maintenance and without incurring mechanical wear. The 41.81 series is aimed at designers and system integrators of automation and processing equipment, including mechanical handling, assembly and filling machines, and will be particularly suited to applications requiring high operating speed and long electrical life, especially those where silent operation is also desirable.
The Type 18.21 and Type 18.31 ceiling-mount PIR movement detectors from Finder have been designed to detect the presence of body heat and movement within a defined sensing area, for the control of lighting in commercial, industrial and domestic premises.
Finder has announced that its relays have been specified by two suppliers of equipment that will be installed in the new Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyers being commissioned for use by the Royal Navy. All the components and systems used on the ship are required to conform to the most stringent quality and reliability specifications, although the use of commercial (COTS) products has been permitted for non-critical applications in the Type 45 provided they meet the necessary specifications, including shock testing.
Finder's 2007/08 catalogue showcases the company's complete range of products, along with valuable reference information for designers and buyers who specify and purchase these products. The 272-page catalogue features comprehensive data on Finder's range of relays, timers, interface modules, sockets and accessories. The product section includes colour photographs of each product, details of international approvals, dimensioned outlines, pin-outs and wiring connections and relevant operational charts and diagrams.
Finder announces a new generation of its 14 Series electronic staircase timers, which have been designed for energy saving control of lighting in areas of temporary occupation. The latest models feature microprocessor control, and are targeted at lighting applications in stairwells, corridors, washrooms, storerooms and similar areas that only require illumination for short periods of time.
Finder has announced an update to its 80 series timers, which now provide improvements in functionality, multiple supply voltages, a wide choice of time ranges and greater ease of use. The 80 series timers find uses in applications that include process timing, material handling, access technology, and industrial equipment such as elevators, environmental, washing and shot blasting equipment. Additionally they are used by OEMS for functional timing in mobile, portable and battery powered equipment and testers.
Finder has announced an update to its 56 series relays, which now provide enhanced functionality during installation and test. The updated series of 2-pole and 4-pole power relays feature as standard on all models a test button and mechanical indicator for manual operation during test and commissioning.
Finder has announced the launch of a new series of safety relays that have been specifically designed to meet the increasingly stringent safety standards now being imposed on designers and manufacturers of electrical systems. They are particularly suited to applications such as plant, process and machine guarding, safety circuits, emergency stop circuits and critical monitoring circuits.
New to the Finder range of energy consumption meters is the three-phase 7E.36 Series, which includes single and dual-tariff kWh models for the measurement, recording and display of power consumption in individual sub-circuits at current levels up to 65A.
Finder's 4C Series comprises single-pole and two-pole relay interface modules that incorporate the company's 46 Series miniature industrial relays They are available in either screw terminal or screwless socket types.
Finder has introduced the 72.31 three-phase monitoring relay, which is used for detecting a loss of phase or incorrect phase rotation when using three-phase supplies. This compact relay is ideally suited for the protection of motors in plant and machinery, and helps to satisfy the mandatory requirement of ensuring the correct rotation of motors in transportable equipment.
The 2006 Finder Product Profile is a 24-page colour brochure that provides outline information on the company¹s comprehensive range of relays, monitoring relays, timers and movement detectors.
The 18 Series of PIR movement detectors from Finder has been extended to include a new model that operates outdoors in addition to the existing indoor model. The units detect body heat to control lighting in a range of applications, including energy saving and security.