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Pneumatic Components: An Industrial Guide

Using pneumatic components within your machines and equipment is an easy way to keep maintenance costs low and keep your machines running longer.  Our guide to pneumatic components will help you understand the basics so you can quickly integrate them into your equipment. So, whether you’re looking to replace a faulty valve or design a […]

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Electrical Enclosures Simplified | NEMA Ratings, Material, & Accessories

Let’s talk about boxes. But not just ordinary boxes. In this blog, we explore the many options available when shopping for electrical enclosures. These industrial boxes house sensitive electrical components. So, determining the correct level of protection is very important. We’ll cover the most popular NEMA ratings associated with enclosures, as well as materials and […]

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Understanding Fieldbus I/O Systems

Industrial fieldbus I/O systems can be a bit off-putting due to their complexity and high cost. But don’t write them off just yet. These devices can bring invaluable data and connectivity to your next machine-building project. In this blog, we’ll help you gain a better understanding of fieldbus systems, discrete and analog I/O, and industrial […]

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Connectors Series: What is D-Sub?

If you’ve been following our blog, you know we’ve been covering different types of electrical connectors. This month we dive into D-Sub connectors, also known as D-subminiature or simply DB. While they’re mostly obsolete, these tough connectors are still in use today. Learn what makes these connectors stand out and how they’ve led us to […]

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A Guide to Linear Bearings and Rail Guides

Did you know the rolling concept of linear bearings traces all the way back to ancient Egypt? In ancient Egyptian drawings people are depicted moving large stones on a sled with logs underneath; the most basic example of how a bearing works. This is just speculation, though. Concrete evidence of the first bearings dates to […]

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RF Coaxial Connectors: A Simple Guide

RF connectors, also known as coax connectors, help transmit radio frequency signals by connecting transmission lines to various applications. RF connectors are mainly used with coaxial cables. You’ll find them used in TV receivers, two-way radio, Wi-Fi devices with antennas, and industrial and scientific measuring instruments. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the most […]

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