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niSSan Plant E-t-ahow E-t-a helps to reducedowntime at nissan plant.Production line downtime also lead to lengthy downtimes. The transfer The biggest advantage of the ESS20 is The PLC provides an immediate alarm or DoublE PolE ElEctronic feed bars move car body panels into and out that it only disconnects the faulty path message output in the event of a fault inreduced by 75%! of each press. Each panel may be subject in the event of a failure without any the Stamping Shop. In the Axle Plant, the circuit brEakEr ESS22-t factory monitoring software was modified Providing physical isolation. It meets the requirements to six separate pressing stages within the negative influences on the SMPS. It offers of the machinery directive 2006/42/EC.After an axle welding line at the Sunderland same press, with tool changing in between. a combination of a traditional electro- so that failures in a particular circuit providedplant of Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) The transfer feed bars are subject to mechanical circuit breaker and electronic immediate alarms in the Control Room,suffered a major breakdown of over 160 movement, vibrations and shock, inevitably circuit protection in a single component. identfying the particular ESS20 that hadminutes following damage to a single causing wiring to proximity switches and The actual voltage drop is measured and tripped and thus the circuit at fault.sensor cable, the Facility Engineer was valves to suffer over time. Finding which evaluated as to whether this is normal duty,determined to find a more reliable solution one had failed could be a lengthy process. an overload, or a short circuit. Depending Ease of mountingfor the protection of the output loads of on the type and duration of the failure, the Both for retrofit and new installationthe Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) Now the circuits of all the main presses are current is limited or even switched off by a requirements, the E-T-A Module 17 plus ElEctronic circuitwhich provide 24V DC on the line. The E-T-A protected by ESS20s - around seventy have semi-conductor. After 5 seconds the electro- provides a convenient and cost-effective ProtEctor ESX10ESS20 electronic circuit breaker provided been retrofitted and are in service. Benefits mechanical circuit breaker is triggered to solution. Modules, with a width of just Is designed to ensure selective disconnectionthe ideal solution – the axle welding line saw similar to those in the Axle Plant have provide physical isolation of the load circuit 12.5mm each, are snap-fitted onto a DIN of DC 24 V load systems.a drop of around 75% in 24V DC wiring fault resulted, with wiring fault downtime in the in accordance with EN60934. In addition, rail and integral conductors for the signaldowntime. Stamping Shop reduced by between 50% the electronic circuitry has an integral fail- contact function immediately make contact. and 70%. Earth faults, for example, caused safe element for its own protection. By The supply voltage can be connected toChris Watt, Facility Engineer in the Stamping the SMPS voltage to fall below 24V which installing ESS20 electronic circuit breakers the modules separately, or by bus bar, withShop, was quick to pick up on the results of had the knock-on effect of spurious faults in on each load, selective protection of the spring loaded terminals minimising timethis trial as occasional faults on the wiring other loads connected to the power supply. load circuits is ensured to avoid disturbing all and effort. With the ESS20s plugged in, ElEctronic circuit of transfer feed bars could The MCB protecting the faulty circuit did not the load outputs. the system is ready. ProtEctor ESX10-t trip and so it was not obvious which circuit Can be snapped onto symmetrical rails and is was at fault. Clear signalisation Summary designed to ensure selective disconnection of DC A bicolour LED on the front of each ESS20 By combining the ESS20 with a power 24 V load systems. Selective Protection provides a clear status indication. Green distribution system, such as the E-T-A For any automated process powered by 24V indicates normal duty, red indicates active Module 17 plus, and thereby ensuring DC switch-mode power supplies without current limitation due to a short circuit selective physical isolation according to IEC circuits protected by devices such as the or overload. As soon as the ESS20 has 60204-1, machinery and automated systems ESS20, an overload in a single circuit will physically isolated the faulty load circuit from across a wide range of industries can be ElEctronic circuit cause the power supply to shut down the the supply voltage, the LED extinguishes optimised with regard to both function and brEakEr ESS20 output to all the circuits it supplies. On and the push button visibly snaps into the cost. The approach minimises downtime in Is designed to ensure selective disconnection of recovery it may go into ‘hiccup’ mode. OFF position. Selective disconnection of an the event of failures – the system will either individual load systems which are powered by a DC 24 Traditional protection solutions do not ESS20 and corresponding status or failure continue working or can be restarted after V switch-mode power supply. provide the answer. Circuit breakers with indication make trouble-shooting a quick a short interval to keep production losses fast operating characteristics would be likely and easy task. Using the manual ON/OFF to a minimum. to cause nuisance trips during current peaks button, the load circuit may be physically and switching on of capacitive loads. On the isolated for maintenance and other other hand MCBs are too slow, and neither troubleshooting purposes. delayed operation, nor high performance PowEr DiStribution SyStEM circuit breakers will respond adequately in Integral auxiliary contacts provide status 17 plus Module is a power distribution system for use with E-T-As plug in type electronic circuit breakers. this situation to overcurrents. The power and failure indication as a signal to a logic supply will therefore switch off completely, controller. In the case of Nissan, the status bringing all connected loads, i.e. the entire outputs from the newly installed ESS20s system, to a standstill. were connected to spare PLC inputs.6 Manufacturing March 2011 for more brands, products & services please view our website www.rsgreece.com/www.rsinlibya.com/www.rsmalta.com/www.rsincyprus.com Manufacturing March 2011 7
tEMPEraturE control PulS PulS are your perfect partner in atEX aPProVED PowEr SuPPliESadd precision to your manufacturing processes, with a wide selection of ac/Dc single and • 5A, 10A and 20A, 24V single phase Q-series units have been granted ATEX approval, tested to EN60079-15 and for use in Zone 2 hazardous systems category 3G. Maintaining the same specifications and size astemperature control not cost three phase power supplies, Dc/Dc the normal QS units, this approval has been gained in essence by double conformal coating the internal components. converters, Dc-uPS, buffer modules and redundancy / diode systems.rS have launched a compact 1⁄16 Din format,cost-effective temperature and process controller Small in relation to the market standard, PULS units offer large power reserves and up to 96% efficiency. Quick connect springwith enhanced capabilities including setpoint clamp terminals and patented DIN rail clip design enables easy, tool-programming. less installation. Operating temperature ranges from -25°C to +70°C, and when partnered with low inrush current surges and activeInvesting in modern temperature control equipment can provide returns instantly, power factor correction, PULS power supplies are the ideal solutionimproving product quality, consistency and reducing energy waste. The RS PID controller to the most challenging of manufacturing requirements.has been created to be easy to configure and install making it ideal for retrofitting in placeof on/off controllers with no specialist knowledge needed. Machine designers can also Other properties of PULS power supplies include:benefit from adding the improved control and stability provided by PID, which adds value Suitable for many industries and • High efficiencies of up to 98.7%for the end-user without adding significant cost to the build. applications including: • Active power factor correction Small laboratory and industrial ovens • Power reserves up to 50% Bag Sealers Sterilisers & autoclaves • Low inrush current surges Cleaning baths • Large screw connection and spring clamp terminals Small Packaging Machines • Diode and MOSFET modules for redundancy 711-5966 Output: 24-28V, 5A Input:100-240Vac Dryers • Mounting accessories for installation in low profile cabinets 711-5960 Output: 24-28V, 10A Input: 100-240Vac Provers 711-5979 and for panel installations where no DIN-rail is available Output: 24-28V, 20A Input: 100-240Vac Chillers Food and beverage processing Plastics extrusion 24V Dc-uPS with 360w outPut PowEr 960w DiMEnSion 1- anD 3-PhaSE • For applications requiring supply voltages of 24V, a very easy to use DC UPS unit PowEr SuPPliES And many more … has been designed. Requires only one 12V-battery to buffer 24V circuits during • All the winning features of the Q Series Dimension range is now normal operation and in the event of power failures. Operating temperatures range available in 40A versions. The Dimension 3-phase units only requirekey product features Inputs: from -25C to +70C and the small size and weight make the U Series unit highly 110mm and the single-phase unit 125mm space on the DIN-rail.• 4 button operation with fast, simple setup • Thermocouple J, K, B, C, D, L, N, R, S, T, and RTD 3 Wire PT100 suitable for manufacturing processes. A DC-UPS unit is also available with an These dimensions set a new benchmark in high power DIN-rail space • DC Linear 0 to 20mA, 4 to 20mA, 0 to 50mV, 10 to 50mV, 0 to 5V, integrated internal battery.• Dual 4 digit 10mm & 8mm easy to read LED displays, requirements and ultra high efficiencies up to 95.4%. plus 3 output status LEDs 1 to 5V, 0 to 10V, 2 to 10V.• Function button: Profiler Control (Run, Hold, Stop, Reset) Outputs: or Auto / Manual control (user defined) • Control & Alarm Relays Contacts SPST 2 Amp resistive at• 48 x 48mm front panel with IP66 protection 120/240V AC, >200,000 operations• Alarms: Process High, Process Low, Band and Deviation. • SSR Driver Outputs Drive capability >10V DC in 500Ω minimum,• Compact - only 70mm panel depth non-isolated• Advanced 2 x 16 segment set point programmer • DC Linear Outputs: 0 to 20mA, 4 to 20mA into 500 max, 0 to 10V, 2 to 10V, 0 to 5V into 500 min. Stock no. Description. Supply voltage 701-2763 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xRelay 100 to 240Vac 701-2766 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xRelay 20 to 48Vac 50/60Hz or 22 to 65Vdc 701-2760 PID Controller 1/16DIN SSR, Relay 100 to 240Vac 701-2779 PID Controller 1/16DIN SSR, Relay 20 to 48Vac 50/60Hz or 22 to 65Vdc 701-2772 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xSSR, Relay 100 to 240Vac 701-2776 PID Controller 1/16DIN 3xRelay 100 to 240Vac 701-2785 PID Controller 1/16DIN 3xRelay 20 to 48Vac 50/60Hz or 22 to 65Vdc 701-2788 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xRelay, Analogue 100 to 240Vac 708-1738 Output: 24-28V, 40A Input: 200-240Vac 627-6225 Output: 24V, 10A Input: DC 24V 701-2782 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xRelay, SSR 100 to 240Vac 711-5985 Output: 24-28V, 40A Input: 3AC 380-480V 670-0706 Output: 24V, 10A (15A) Input: DC24V Battery: 701-2791 PID Controller 1/16DIN 2xRelay, SSR 20 to 48Vac 50/60Hz or 22 to 65Vdc 12V, 5Ah Buffer time: typ. 6 minutes 711-5988 Output: 48-55V, 20A Input: 3AC 380-480V8 Manufacturing March 2011 for more brands, products & services please view our website www.rsgreece.com/www.rsinlibya.com/www.rsmalta.com/www.rsincyprus.com Manufacturing March 2011 9
ProcESS ManagEMEnt SounDErS & bEaconSProcess management infood manufacturing X125 SEriES XEnon bEacon • Suitable for fire, security, materials handling and light SonoS SounDEr bEaconS • 17-60Vdc supply voltage industrial applications • High efficiency LED beaconfood is manufactured all over the world and often involves • Bright xenon signal • Weatherproof to IP65 • Low current consumptiona multi-stage process from raw product to finish, packaged foodstuffs. • DIN Base • Sounder and beacons can be controlled separately • Lens is not supplied and must be ordered separatelyThe raw product will arrive in flour or grain form and is often be mixedwith a fruit, sugar, juice, milk or water during the production process.As with any good recipe you need to be sure the ingredients aremixed in the correct quantities to create a high quality end product.To keep the process running correctly and prevent sub-standardproduct or loss of production machines use a combination of flowsensors, flow switches and level sensors. These work togetherwith the control system to regulate the quantity of eachingredient entering the process, and provide operators with 674-2028 20-72 Vac, 10-100Vdc 489-4950 Red shallow baseinformation on the amount of raw product left in hoppers, tanks 674-2022 115 Vac 489-4966 Red deep baseor other storage containers. 674-2031 230 Vac 489-5032 Amber shallow base 489-5054 Amber deep base X500 SEriES EXtra high outPut high outPut flangE MountED SirEn • High output 24 joules beacons for • Continuously rated motor and suitable for fire installations to BS5839 distance signalling • Rugged consumption for use in all environmentsturbine flow Meter ultrasonic Doppler flow Meter calorimetric flow Meter • UV stable domes and bases • Long life and run time • Flash rate easily selected by switch • Weatherproof to IP65 located on PCB • Mounting bracket for ease of installation • 360° visibility • Lens is not supplied and must be ordered separately 405-5111 X501 12/24 Vdc 405-5133 X500 115 Vacoperation operation operation 405-5149 X500 230 VacDifferent designs of turbine flow meters These flow meters use ultrasonic sound The calorimetric principle for fluid flowexist, all employing the same simple pulses and the Doppler principle to measure measurement is based on two temperature X80 XEnon bEacon 422-321 230Vacprinciple: if a fluid moves through a pipe and the direction and velocity of fluid flow. sensors in close contact with the fluid but • Suitable for fire, security, materials handling and industrialacts on the vanes of a turbine, it causes thermally insulated from each other. applications where a local signal is required. nEXuS high outPut SounDErSthem to rotate and the rate of rotation can If a fluid is moving towards a transducer, • Bright xenon signal • Quarter turn fasteners for easebe measured to calculate the flow. the frequency of the returning signal will One of the two sensors is constantly heated • Low current consumption of installation increase. As fluid moves away from a and the cooling effect of the flowing fluid is • Can be wall or surface mounted • IP66 rated transducer, the frequency of the returning used to monitor the flow rate. In a stationary • Supplied with a lens • Volume control for greater signal decreases. This difference is used (no flow) fluid condition there is a constant flexibility - 20dB to calculate the rate of flow temperature difference between the two • Three alarm stagesbenefits temperature sensors.Turbine flow meters are often low cost, benefitsand can provide very accurate readings – An ultrasonic flow meter has the benefitsparticularly in low viscosity liquids. advantage of being non-invasive, A calorimeter flow meter can generally having no moving parts, is unaffected be used with water, oil or air depending 539-4552 105dB 10-60Vdc by contaminates and is suitable for on the body materials, and can achieve 539-4625 105dB 110/230Vac virtually all liquids. relatively high accuracy at low flow rates. 674-2044 Amber lens colour - 115/230Vac 539-4697 110dB 10-60Vdc Installation is directly into the flow via 674-2053 Red lens colour - 115/230Vac 539-4726 110dB 110/230Vac threaded socket or the addition of a 674-2034 Amber lens colour - 24Vdc 539-4596 120dB 10-60Vdc 674-2047 Red lens colour - 24Vdc 539-4669 120dB 110/230Vac T-piece.10 Manufacturing March 2011 for more brands, products & services please view our website www.rsgreece.com/www.rsinlibya.com/www.rsmalta.com/www.rsincyprus.com Manufacturing March 2011 11
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ProcESS control - SEnSorS & tranSDuctorS MoEllErwElDED tiP thErMocouPlE with aDJuStablE caPillary thErMoStatSPtfE inSulation • Operating from a remote bulb linked with a 1m capillary, changeover contacts Moeller for your machine• Temp range -50 +250 °C (SPDT enable use with both heating and cooling loads• Length 1m • Supplied with Chrome mounting bezel and knob• The J version comes in quantities of 1 unit per package• K, N and T versions come in quantities of 5 units per package Moeller offers a wide range of automation products and with over 2,800 lines available you are sure to find the solution you need. logic control inVErtEr control Easy Relay, easy MFD and easy Control are Inverters and soft start’s to efficiently and precisely control your 661-7190 -30 to +34.5°C based on a single concept – simple operation. motor applications to help you reduce energy consumption. 661-8281 0 to +40°C The easy range provides solutions for a wide range of applications from basic to powerful 661-8275 0 to +86°C controller tasks. 661-8284 0 to +120°C 661-8269 0 to +300°C 621-2142 Type J 661-8266 0 to +210°C 621-2158 Type K (5) 621-2136 Type N (5) 621-2164 Type T (5) connEctorS for tyPE k thErMocouPlES • Plugs and sockets for use with type K thermocoupleshuMiDity SEnSor, SEriES hih • Available in two formats: Standard or miniature • Washers not included• The RH sensor is a laser trimmed thermoset polymer capacitive sensing element• The sensing elements multilayer construction provides excellent resistance to application hazards• Used in applications in such areas as meteorology, drying, agronomy, instrumentation, etc• Calibrated by Honeywell 455-9764 Miniature plug 455-9758 Miniature socket 455-9988 Standard plug 528-3171 HIH-4000-001 455-9972 Standard sockethall EffEct linEar SEnSor, SEriES SS490 bi-MEtallic inDuStrial thErMoStatS• Hall effect sensors with output proportional to supply voltage and the strength • Bi-metallic thermostats with instantaneous action contact Motor control oPErator control of the magnet field • The one-way single pole contact is electricity isolated from the mounting support A full range of control gear from Pushbuttons and indicators are a• Single current sinking or current sourcing linear output • All types reset when the temperature falls to nominally 15° below contactors and overloads to vital link in any automation system• Rail-to-rail operation provides more useable signal for higher accuracy operating temperature complete motor starter and the RMQ Titan family from• Responds to either positive or negative gauss • Connected through type 250 sockets (6.35mm) solutions and supported Moeller are ergonomic, resilient• Good temperature stability by a comprehensive range and attractive, so ideal to• Typical applications include; current sensor, motor control, position control, of cam switches, isolators complete any machine. encoder, metal detection, vibration sensor etc. and limit switches. 339-291 40 °C 339-308 70 °C 331-528 90 °C 339-314 100 °C 331-534 120 °C 479-6878 SS946A1 339-724 150 °C For further details of the entire Moeller range, including datasheets visit www.rs-components.com12 Manufacturing March 2011 for more brands, products & services please view our website www.rsgreece.com/www.rsinlibya.com/www.rsmalta.com/www.rsincyprus.com Manufacturing March 2011 13
EbMPaPSt from inefficient Q motor to The ISO-TECH range of industrial test equipment. Products so robust you won’t award winning iQ motor need the 3 year warranty. when the Q motor was developed it was deemed the perfect solution for many applications, it was cheap with various motor power platforms, meaning that by mixing motor and impeller combinations you could achieve your desired airflow duty. Applications such as refrigerated 1 million Q motors in use in cabinets, compressor cooling, the UK today a simple, easy to under floor convection heating swap solution makes perfect and stirrer motors moved to the sense. So, a design brief to design believing it fulfilled all develop a high efficiency EC their requirements. Since then (electronically commutated) global priorities have changed motor was put into action. and people are looking towards This motor had to use the higher efficiencies and energy existing impeller, guards and saving, making the Q motor less ring mounts associated with favourable when selecting a fan. the Q motor and have the same overall footprint but The ESM (Energy Saving with dramatically improved Motor) was released with great efficiency. success in the shape of the W1G200-EC87-20 (RS Stock From this design brief the iQ No. 701-3583). This fan offered motor was born. Externally an energy saving alternative there is nothing to distinguish to the Q motor for new build the iQ motor from the standard applications offering a one piece Q motor, meaning it can be swapped out with no changes to the existing application. The specified on several large inside of the motor on the other supermarket retrofit projects hand is significantly different are permanent magnet and won the 2010 Cooling having a newly developed highly DC (direct current) motors Industry Award for Refrigeration efficient EC motor offering which run from an AC power Product of the Year. Now energy savings of around 70% supply and use low friction ball it’s also available to service compared to the Q motor. It bearings. Their high efficiency engineers everywhere through connects to a standard 230Vac comes in the main from the RS Components supply and can be used with absence of secondary copper standard Q motor impellers of windings and their inherent (RS Stock No. 714-2139) assembly of motor, impeller and up to 300mm diameter. losses, an efficiency which is wallring offering paybacks within maintained across the speed a year. Q motors are highly inefficient range. The result is a motor shaded pole motors running on which uses significantly less This still left a gap for the low cost sleeve bearings which energy and lasts many times retrofitting of existing results in a motor efficiency of longer giving a whole life cost applications currently fitted with at best 25% and a high degree which is lower than the cheaper Q motors. When you consider of waste heat being generated. Q motor which it replaces. that there are approximately EC motors on the other hand The iQ motor is already beingwww.iso-techonline.com14 www.rsgreece.com/www.rsinlibya.com/www.rsmalta.com/www.rsincyprus.com Manufacturing March 2011 15
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