CLIXTRAB – Surge Protection and Terminal Blocks come together

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In this fast paced and rapidly changing world we live in, it is vital that our Safety-related systems, such as signalling systems found on our railway networks, evolve as well.

With the advent of digitalization in the Railway network, imagine if you could combine the quality and reliability of Phoenix Contract lightning and surge protection, with the easy installation and renown versatility of our Terminal Blocks ! Meet CLIXTRAB…

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Is your power distribution fast and flexible?

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Written by John Baverstock, Product Manager – Industrial Components, Phoenix Contact UK

In times of increasing decentralisation, requirements for a power distribution installation system are also rising. Installations should be simple, fast, flexible, and as inexpensive as possible. The QPD installation system from Phoenix Contact provides interesting solutions for various applications.

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Cable management for connecting your cabinet

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Written by Nigel Venaruzzo, Product Manager – Device Connectivity and Industrial Field Connectivity

When designing your Electrical Cabinet, have you considered its location?
Is it 680m up in a service cavity of the Burj Khalifa? Does it have to withstand the harshest conditions within mining? Or is it required to withstand regular high-pressure cleaning at temperature in a food processing plant?

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Cut, Strip and Crimp – Tools to Ease Your Cabling Pains

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Cutting, Stripping and Crimping of wires sound easy and effortless. As mundane as it sounds, this task for an electrician doing daily requires a high quality, optimal tool rather than a standard tool.

Just like any other product developed by Phoenix Contact our tools range have been developed with utmost care, considering ergonomics and usability to provide quality precision and effectiveness. It is no secret Phoenix Contact tools are of the highest quality and always have been a huge talking point when visiting engineers. As one of our customers said, “If you use quality tools, your quality of work improves, and therefore you have less callouts for repairs.”

Nicely put. Let us explore more…

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Termitrab Complete

Small on Size, but BIG on Features – TERMITRAB Complete: Narrowest Surge Protection for MCR Technology

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Article by Michael Hennessy, Product Manager – Trabtech, Phoenix Contact Australia

Phoenix Contact has revolutionized surge protection devices for Measurement and Control Technology (MCR) and extra low voltage applications with the release of its TERMITRAB Complete (TTC) Range.

TTC provides you with a complete Surge Protection system kit for your MCR signals, featuring an integrated status indicator and a unique optional “optical” remote signalling set.

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Secure fuse protection

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Short circuit protection concepts with Push-in fuse terminal blocks

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Every systems manufacturer – from machine building to process engineering – should be concerned with the issue of “fuse protection for circuits”. Whether it is a matter of protection against overloads or short circuits – fuses protect devices and cables from failure. The fuse elements in use today have scarcely changed in many years. Anyone who would nevertheless like some savings when wiring circuits opts for fuse terminal blocks with Push-in connection. Continue reading

Modernizing automation technology in the Monsheim wastewater treatment plant

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The modernization of water management systems usually only involves individual process steps. The Monsheim wastewater treatment plant, however, is undergoing a complete overhaul. The main focus of the new concept is on achieving a more process-oriented way of working, as well as reducing energy consumption, 100 percent of which is to be self-generated in future.

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The Original Push-in Connection Technology

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Consistent from the field to the controller

Push-in from Phoenix Contact is the connection technology of the future.

Push-in connection technology reduces the costs and installation times and makes a significant contribution towards leaner production processes and automated wiring.

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Phoenix Contact Push-in Technology

Push-in connection technology allows direct, tool-free conductor connection for solid conductors or conductors pre-assembled with ferrules. The special spring profile enables the easy insertion of solid conductors and conductors with ferrules starting from 0.25 mm² combined with maximum conductor pull-out forces. Continue reading