New I/O module for safety applications

Belden has brought out a new I/O module in its Lumberg Automation™ range specifically for the decentralized Fieldbus system LioN-Link. The module (0942 UEM 612) fulfills protection class requirements IP67 and has four digital M12 slots with a higher limit on the output voltage permitting 2A per line and 6A in total. These outputs are designed for safety-related applications up to performance level D (as defined in the new Machinery Directive) making this I/O module particularly suitable for failsafe control of actuators or – following a complete switch-off of the 24V output power supply – reliable emergency OFF functions. Your terminal equipment can be connected directly to the I/O module, so there is no need for terminal boxes, which are comparatively expensive and complicated to install. This makes it possible to implement cost-effective safety solutions that can be used, for example, in mechanical engineering applications or in the assembly and handling sector.

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Borouge and Borealis underline their commitment to the Southeast Asia Wire & Cable market

Wire SEA 2011

BITEC Bangkok | Hall 104, Stand C01

September 13 – 15, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand

At the 3rd international WIRE Southeast Asia trade fair in Bangkok, visitors will experience why wire and cable manufacturers across the globe are choosing advanced insulation, semi-conductive and jacketing materials from Borouge and Borealis, leading providers of innovative, value creating plastics solutions to the global wire and cable industry.

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ABB wins $144 million power orders in Saudi Arabia

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $144 million, from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia’s national power transmission and distribution operator, to construct new substations and upgrade existing ones to help address the growing demand for electricity in the region. The orders were booked in the second quarter.

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General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2011 Results

General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2011 earnings on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, August 1, 2011.

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