Product Pointers

Product Pointers – April 2022

Featured Products


ProductivityOpen starter kits
try one of our ProductivityOpen starter kits to see if this open-source controller is right for your projects
starter kits priced from $191

PS-AMC motion controller
is a great choice for coordinated motion that’s easy to use and reliable; use with select Productivity CPUs for synchronized, closed-loop motion control on up to four axes
starting at $284 

STRIDE Pocket Portal IIoT bridge
easily connects analog inputs, discrete I/O and/or Modbus RTU-capable devices to the cloud for remote data monitoring and control
starting at $103


WAGO multi-channel electronic circuit breakers
electonically monitor load current for overloads and short circuits; protects circuits intelligently in 2-8 channel models
starting at $159

WON linear bearings and rails
generate lower friction than comparable sliding bearings, requiring less power to move a load; available in various sizes to meet the needs of your specialized motion project
starting at $12.50

StrideLinx remote access
provides a secure cloud connection to remote machines for anytime, anywhere access; optional subscriptions available for data logging, cloud notify and more
VPN routers starting at $385


Schmersal 30mm pushbuttons
provide simple operator controls and indication for industrial and commercial applications and are rugged,  IP65-rated devices
starting at $19

THHN hookup wire
is suitable for general purpose use including new construction or rewiring applications; available in 14 to 4 AWG sizes and in many popular colors
starting at $110 (500/ft)

Wiegmann enclosures
now offered with removable bottom gland plates and KwikHinge door hinges for easy wiring and intallation
Ultimate series w/ gland plate starting at $225


Definite purpose contactors
are electrically activated switches designed for application-specific use offering compact load control to handle diverse switching needs
starting at $10

Schmersal IEC limit switches
offer a selection of actuator heads, including levers and plungers, for versatility in sensing needs; available in 30mm and 40mm body widths
starting at $14

Gefran magnetostrictive linear position transducers
are contactless devices that have a longer life when compared to other linear position sensors and are resistant to electromagnetic interferences 
starting at $222


Metrol precision limit switches
have repeatability down to 10, 5, 3, and even 0.5 microns; many different actuator types are available
starting at $40.50

igus polymer bearings
are cost-effective replacements for traditional bearings and typically require no maintenance or lubrication
start at $6.25

STAHL hazardous location alarm buzzers
sound an audible alert in the event of malfunctions, safety issues, or when systems are starting up; intended for use in hazardous areas
starting at $540


Sensor testers
save time by determining if a sensor is functional before installation; lightweight and compact design, rechargeable battery and micro-USB charging cable included
starting at $70


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