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EAO Series 82

EAO series 82 illuminated pushbutton

16/10/19

New stainless steel SUS 316L version Reliably protected against corrosion and alkaline cleaning agents.   EAO Ltd Burgess Hill – The main function of strong alkaline-based cleaning agents in the[…] Read More…

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Authorised TE Connectivity ENTRELEC Terminal distributors

16/10/19

TE Connectivity ENTRELEC Terminals blocks are available in a variety of configurations including power distribution, DIN rail, wire-to-board. ENTRELEC’s complete range of high-performance terminal blocks for every application. One of the[…] Read More…

KER slope IP69K Isolator

Stainless Steel Isolators

16/10/19

Isolators and isolating switches are used primarily to disconnect circuits and apparatus on which work is to be done.  A mechanical switching device provides the function of cutting off, for reasons[…] Read More…

S100 variable speed drive

LS Inverter Drive Applications

16/10/19

Inverters save energy by controlling the rotation speed of motors with changing power frequency. LS provides optimal inverter solutions for various applications, including fans, pumps, compressors, conveyors, winding machines and[…] Read More…

KATKO ATEX Switches Isolators 16-160A

ATEX Isolators

16/10/19

ATEX Zone 22 (category 3D) non-conductive dust   What is ATEX? ATEX is an abbreviation of the French title of the 94/9/EC directive: Appareils destinés à être utilisés en ATmosphères EXplosibles.[…] Read More…

KU800A Load Break Switch

New 800A load break switch from Katko

16/10/19

Katko introduces the new KU 800A load break switch. It’s the first in its size category that is produced from totally recyclable materials.   The new 800A load break switch[…] Read More…

New Katko website

New Katko website

16/10/19

Our supplier Katko Oy has renewed their website www.katko.com. The new website features fewer click to find products, detailed product information and case studies.   The entire Katko product range[…] Read More…

LSIS S100 Inverter Drive

Using Variable Speed Drives with Standby Generators

16/10/19

Many industries, utilities and public service buildings have a critical requirement for continuity of power supplied to them to ensure that their operation is not compromised in the case of[…] Read More…

KER IP69 Isolator

Introducing the new Katko KER IP69K Isolator

16/10/19

The latest in the Katko range! Machinery is placed in increasingly demanding environments. Katko introduces the new high class of protection IP69K.   The KER IP69K isolators are acid-proof stainless[…] Read More…

Load break switches

Isolators Switches – Safety in the Workplace

16/10/19

A company dedicated to safety KATKO, an industry-leading Finnish manufacturer, produces an extensive range of quality standard approved isolators, safety switches and accessories. KATKO’s standard isolator and safety switches range[…] Read More…

DC Switches

Isolator Switches

16/10/19

KATKO is an electrical switch manufacturer based in Finland that specialises in safety switches, load break switches and switch fuses. KATKO use the most up-to-date materials to produce the best[…] Read More…

S100 variable speed drive

An overview for Engineers and Industrial Electricians – Variable Speed Drives in industry and building services

16/10/19

Electronic speed control of standard 3-phase Induction motors by Variable Speed Drives (VSD’s) has become a reliable and accepted industrial solution since the late 1980’s. With the digital revolution came[…] Read More…

BioCity Variable Speed Drive Case Study

Case Study: BioCity, Nottingham Variable Speed Drives slash energy consumption on Fans and Centrifugal Pumps

16/10/19

BioCity, the former Boots R&D centre based in Nottingham city centre, consists of four multi-storey buildings now each containing office space and laboratories and being used for business start-ups and[…] Read More…

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NEW Industrial Components and Controls Catalogue

16/10/19

The industrial automation catalogue is a reference guide to the range of industrial products that we supply. The catalogue features part numbers and information on: Low Voltage Control Gear Safety[…] Read More…

TE KILOVAC K1K: leading the charge in compact, lightweight quality contactors

16/10/19

Dalroad is an authorised distributor of TE Connectivity products and their electro-mechanical relay specialist in the UK. TE Connectivity is a technology leader that designs and manufactures electronic connectors, components[…] Read More…

EAO Emergency Stop Push Button Regulations

16/10/19

Bring a stop to hazards in an emergency Occasionally, hazard control and the standard stopping procedure isn’t enough to protect people or surrounding machinery from a malfunction. It is for[…] Read More…

Load break switches

Load breaking news from Katko

16/10/19

Although switchgear is generally reliable and performs well, failures, when they happen, can be catastrophic causing death or serious injury and major damage to plant and even buildings. It therefore[…] Read More…

Introducing Potter & Brumfield solid state relays SSRK SSRM series

16/10/19

TE Connectivity’s (TE) Potter & Brumfield solid state relays are featured in Industrial applications, where silent, fast and long electrical life in switching is required. They are used in heating,[…] Read More…

Smart Box

16/10/19

Simple, compact and all-purpose. EAO Smart Box: Snap-on, plug & play operator devices for industrial environments.   A machine’s operator device must meet numerous requirements to function reliably in industrial[…] Read More…

NEW Potter & Brumfield Relay T9G Series

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces Potter & Brumfield relay T9G series, a 30A power PCB relay for HVAC, appliances and industrial control applications. TE’s[…] Read More…

Sealed Mini Fuse Holder

16/10/19

Industrial & Commercial Transportation On the road or at the worksite, you need quick access to reliable circuit protection. Our compact, IP67 rated, two position mini fuse holder accepts AMP[…] Read More…

KATKO 2018 Catalogue

16/10/19

Dalroad provides an extensive range of reliable and optimum-performance KATKO isolators, switches and accessories. KATKO has been one of the most innovative manufacturers of switches, AC and DC isolators and[…] Read More…

Importance of selecting the correct variable speed drive

The importance of choosing the correct variable speed drive

16/10/19

In industry, a commonly held misconception is that variable speed drives (VSD) also known as inverter drives and variable frequency drives (VFD) are a cure-all for the majority of motor[…] Read More…

Top of the Ladder fit and forget firefighter switches

16/10/19

Available in the UK from specialist distributor, Dalroad, the latest range of firefighter switches (also known as fireman switches) from Finnish manufacturer, Katko are a rung up in design, performance and[…] Read More…

KATKO Fire Isolator

Firefighter Isolator Switches

16/10/19

Available in the UK from specialist distributor, Dalroad, the latest range of firefighter switches (also known as fireman switches) from Finnish manufacturer, Katko are a rung up in design, performance and value[…] Read More…

Think Drives. Think LS

16/10/19

PBSI October Issue This months Panel Building and Systems Integration (PBSI) magazine consists of an LS Industrial Systems advert and a pumping application editorial focusing on S100 and H100 VSDs.  View the October issue[…] Read More…

Pumping Applications – Dual or Single Rated Variable Speed Drive?

16/10/19

Modern industrial processes and utilities use a diverse range of pumps and pumping equipment to ensure plants operate at peak efficiency with minimum unplanned down time and therefore maximum profit.[…] Read More…

PBSI Magazine

16/10/19

Addressing excessive panel heat losses and EMC Traditionally, the bedrock of industrial control components were relay and other electro-mechanical devices which heavily populated most electrical enclosures found in industry. In[…] Read More…

M100 variable speed drive

Addressing excessive panel heat losses and EMC issues

16/10/19

A look at how the new M100 Microdrive from LS Industrial Systems addresses the common issues of excessive panel heat losses and EMC problems. Traditionally the bedrock of industrial control[…] Read More…

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New corrosion-resistant locking levers for TE’s HDC connectors

16/10/19

New plastic locking levers for HDC Connectors TE Connectivity (TE) has extended its portfolio of heavy duty connectors (HDCs) with a new range of cost-effective thermoplastic locking levers, which are[…] Read More…

NEW KATKO KU 160A

16/10/19

The new KATKO KU 160A Load Break Switch offers a complete modular solution. It allows seamless installation according to the most demanding user configurations.     KATKO KU Leaflet

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Counterfeit Products in the Electrical Industry

16/10/19

Counterfeit products are goods, often of inferior quality, made or sold with a brand name without the brand owner’s authorization. Nowadays, also the electrical industry is exposed to counterfeit products.[…] Read More…

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How to Reduce Risks of Electrical Fires?

16/10/19

Since the invention of Thomas Edison’s light bulb and Nicola Tesla’s AC current in the late 18th hundreds, electricity has become an everyday necessity in households around the globe. Even[…] Read More…

Solar PV isolators

Katko photovoltaic switches installed in new mega express store

16/10/19

Onninen opened a Mega Express store in Vantaa, Finland, the store has over 20,000 components for HVAC, electrical and refrigeration applications. The new Onninen building required a 100kW solar plant,[…] Read More…

New KATKO KUE front plate

16/10/19

The height of the new KUE front plate has been increased so that the height of the switch + front plate is compatible with modular DIN rail components. The new[…] Read More…

Hannover Messe 2017

16/10/19

24 – 28 April 2017 The world’s leading industrial show LS Industrial Systems Hall 11, Stand B43 LS Industrial Systems Inverters are one of the leading AC Drives (VFDs) solutions.[…] Read More…

KILOVAC KCS03 Current-Sensing High-Voltage Contactor

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently introduced the KILOVAC current-sensing (KCS03) High-Voltage contactor, featuring an integrated current sensor with current trip function. KILOVAC current-sensing contactors[…] Read More…

KILOVAC KCS01 Current-Sensing High-Voltage Contactor

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released an additional size for the KILOVAC current-sensing [KCS] high-voltage contactors. The KILOVAC KCS01 contactor is a compact power-switching[…] Read More…

A Nightmare on EMC Street – Installing drives without the hassle

16/10/19

POSTED BY: STUART KEMP, DALROAD Many engineers, well versed in the art of constructing industrial panels and installing them into the most complex of systems are still finding their profits[…] Read More…

KILOVAC EV202 Contactor

KILOVAC EV202 High-Voltage Contactor

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces its KILOVAC EV202 high-voltage contactor. Hermetically sealed and designed for harsh environments, these double-pole 350 amp DC[…] Read More…

KILOVAC CAP120 Contactor

KILOVAC CAP120 High-Voltage Contactor

16/10/19

TE Connectivity Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently released its new KILOVAC CAP120 high-voltage contactors. Used in military ground, military and commercial aerospace, and[…] Read More…

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VIDEO: KATKO production process

16/10/19

Want to know how KATKO produces high quality isolator switches? Watch the latest KATKO video production process of the KEM / KUM production line in KATKO Oy’s factory in Vantaa,[…] Read More…

M12 Field

M12 Value Line Field Installable Connectors

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE) introduces a new series of M12 field installable connectors that are used for the IP67 grade field termination of serial communication links and Ethernet connections. The M12[…] Read More…

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LSIS partnership with EPLAN

16/10/19

With over 3000 LSIS products uploaded onto the EPLAN Data Portal Server.Panel builders and electrical engineers now can easily adopt and integrate LSIS products into their products. LSIS catalogue available[…] Read More…

TE EW60 Relay

TE EW60 PCB relay

16/10/19

TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the EW60 PCB relay, a power latching relay with up to 60Amps switching capability. Specifically designed to support the demands of higher switching capabilities whilst providing[…] Read More…

Metasol Contactors & Overloads

Utilisation category for switchgear and controlgear

16/10/19

Switchgear and controlgear is a general term covering switching devices and their combination with associated control, measuring, protective and regulating equipment, also assemblies of such devices and equipment with associated[…] Read More…

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Dalroad UK partners for KATKO

16/10/19

Dalroad is proud to announce that we are the new UK supplier of KATKO high quality switches and control products. KATKO is a Finnish switch manufacturer, with more than 60 years[…] Read More…

New IP66 S100 Variable Speed Drive

16/10/19

    Introducing the new S100 electronic 3-phase AC motor drive from LS Industrial Systems. The S100 AC Variable Speed Drive is now being used worldwide to vary the speed,[…] Read More…

LSIS Named World’s Top 100 Global Innovators

16/10/19

LSIS has been selected as one of the Top 100 Innovators by Thomson Reuters yet again this year. Since the very first announcement of the Top 100 Innovators in 2011,[…] Read More…