IDEC Corporation Articles
IDEC announces low-profile touchless switches
IDEC Corporation has introduced a line of CW low-profile touchless switches suitable for many hygienic industrial and public automation applications, addressing cleanliness concerns for protecting against COVID-19 and other contamination.
VFDs provides flexible motor control and energy savings
IDEC Corporation now offers a line of VF1A Doesa variable frequency drives (VFDs), providing versatile control and efficient operation of electrical motors for a wide range of applications.
Unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch brings key features
IDEC Corporation has added the SX5E-HU085B 8-port unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch to its product portfolio. This device provides many managed switch features to support the rapidly expanding quantity of Ethernet, IoT, and IIoT devices used in critical and challenging commercial and industrial locations. No software configuration is needed, and flexible installation options make this an economical yet high-performance solution.
IDEC introduces category 2 safety relay module
IDEC Corporation has announced the release of its new HR5S safety relay module. This latest addition to IDEC’s family of safety devices gives designers and OEMs more options to provide better end user safety while cutting costs and improving the productivity of machines and equipment. The HR5S safety relay module is the first on the market designed specifically to meet ISO 13849 Category 2 requirements.
HR6S safety relay includes built-in IoT connectivity
IDEC has announced the release of its new HR6S safety relay module. This microcomputer-based device supports a wide variety of connections, input devices, and operating modes—and adds convenient diagnostic and status monitoring important for the growing number of manufacturing sites relying on important internet of things (IoT) data.
IDEC upgrades switches with push-in wiring technology
IDEC Corporation has enhanced their HW series of 22mm switches and pilot lights, as well as the SJ/SU series of relay sockets, with new options for push-in wiring technology, continuing the company’s goal of delivering safe, simple, and smart solutions.
Smart RFID reader secures industrial equipment
IDEC Corporation announces the new KW2D series of smart radio frequency identification (RFID) readers. These smart RFID readers are designed for easy installation into the typical 22mm panel-mount holes used with machinery, are readily integrated with automation systems, and enable OEMs and end users to easily apply advanced authentication and authorisation measures.
IDEC introduces HG1P handheld HMI
IDEC has introduced the new 4.3” LCD screen size HG1P handheld HMI (human-machine interface). This lightweight and robust HMI is the right-sized way to enhance operator interactions for automated machine tending and robotics applications, and it is the most cost-effective device of its type.
IDEC adds 12V DC 16 I/O CPUs to MicroSmart FC6A PLC
IDEC has announced an expansion to the already capable MicroSmart FC6A all-in-one PLC family, with three new 12V DC CPUs. End users, designers, and OEMs now have more options for automating battery-backed equipment, traffic controls, and heavy equipment vehicles.
IDEC enhances MicroSmart FC6A plus CPU with EtherNet/IP
IDEC Corporation announces an update to add EtherNet/IP communications to the MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLC. This update provides more options for end users, designers, and OEMs to integrate the FC6A Plus with many types of I/O systems and intelligent automation devices.
HMI maximises display space and improves visibility
The release of the new HG5G-V 15” human-machine interface (HMI) touchscreen, has been announced by IDEC Corporation as the largest model in the High-Performance family. This HMI offers more display real estate so applications can readily show extensive process information with improved aesthetics and visibility.
Good Design Award goes to MicroSmart FC6A
The Good Design Award from the Japan Institute for Design Promotion, a public interest foundation, has been awarded to IDEC Corporation’s MicroSmart FC6A PLC. Submissions for this award come from more than 4,000 entries submitted by over a 1,000 companies each year in a wide range of fields. These entries are screened by distinguished design experts selected from various industries.
Leading-edge technology adopted for industrial use
One of the first display products to take advantage of the worldwide standard 4.3” LCD screen size is the 4.3” HG1G HMI from IDEC Corporation. As this screen size is so widely used in consumer gaming devices and other commercial products, it effectively obsoletes HMIs with smaller screen sizes by offering a larger and higher resolution display area at a lower price.
Power supply line set to replace existing models
The recently launched PS5R-V line of DIN-rail power supplies from IDEC Corporation is set to replace the company’s existing PS5R and PS5R-S series with more efficient, compact and cost competitive models that are specifically designed for use in demanding industrial applications.