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Omron Industrial, Johannesburg. South Africa.

OMRON recently introduced its third wave of factory automation (FA) devices which are built on a Common Design Platform for the creation of unified product specifications. The new product range includes Switch Mode Power Supplies, DIN rail Terminal Blocks, Liquid Leakage Sensor Amplifiers, and I/O Relay Terminals.

Omron unified the design of its FA devices for the purpose to save space and enable smaller-sized control panels to be used. Alternatively, these space-saving FA devices can enable panel builders to include more components into the panel and increase its control functionality. In addition, the standardized, smaller size of these components enables easier and faster control panel customization. Furthermore, the Common Design Platform includes Omron’s proprietary “Push-In Plus” wiring technology, which combines faster wiring with a reliable connection and outstanding vibration resistance. Previous FA devices built on the Common Design Platform have been adopted and used on the front line of manufacturing in many different industries by more than 7,000 companies around the world.

Omron has applied the Common Design Platform, which saves space and enables faster wiring to the expanded range of XW5T Terminal Blocks, the G70V I/O Relay Terminals, and the 30W models of S8VK-S Switch Mode Power Supplies, completing the existing line-up of 60,120,240 and 480W models, for wider application and more uses than ever before.


The expansion of the FA devices which were built on the unified design platform will have a greater combined effect which will be achieved by providing a wide variety of devices. OMRON aims at innovating control panels of customers. Since the component height varies, depending on factors such as power and heat dissipation, the in-panel products are categorized into three main groups with their own specific placement (row) in a control panel: I/O, Control, and Power. Within each category the rules are optimized to ensure that dead space is reduced and the width between the wiring ducts are optimized.

New products within scope:

DIN Track Terminal Blocks: XW5T
The line-up of the XW5T DIN Track Terminal Blocks with Push-in Plus technology has been doubled from 18 to 36 models. For terminal blocks with a width of 5.2 mm (maximum rated current: 24 A) and 6.2 mm (maximum rated current: 32 A), 1:2 (internal wiring) and 2:2 types (for branching) are added, besides two-tier types for space-saving. The extended family of XW5T Terminal Blocks with OMRON’s unique Push-In Plus technology can be used for wider applications.

Connection method: Push-In Plus technology
Width: 3.5 mm, 5.2 mm, 6.2 mm
Nominal cross section: 1mm², 2.5mm², 4mm²

Switch Mode Power Supplies: S8VK-S (30 W)
New 30-W model completes the S8VK-S series.
The wider line-up of the S8VK-S series answers the needs of small capacity systems in addition to offering space saving and swift customization.
Environmental resistance is one of the main strengths of the S8VK-S and is in line with the entire series (ambient operating temperature range of -40 to 70°C and others) for stable operation in various environments.

Connection method: Push-In Plus technology
Power rating: 30 W
Dimension (WHD): 32 mm/ 90 mm/90 mm

Liquid Leakage Sensor Amplifiers with sensor disconnection detection, PNP type: K7L-AT50DPB/-UDPB

With its slim shape and high-precision liquid leakage detection, the K7L series has been utilized in a wide range of fields including semiconductor production equipment and building automation. Its self-diagnosis function safely detects disconnection of sensing bands (sensor part) as well as liquid leakage by a PNP output signal, which prevents unnecessary facility failure and breakdown.

Connection method: Push-In Plus technology
Output configuration: PNP, 30 VDC, 100 mA
Dimension (WHD) of main body and Push-In Plus Socket: 15.5 mm/ 90 mm/83 mm
Safety standards: CE, UL(Recognition), UL(Listed), and S mark

Relay Terminals Series with Push-in Plus technology: G70V (internal connection models)
The G70V I/O Relay Terminal series with Push-in Plus technology, released in April 2016, now has models with internally connected I/O terminals to support wiring efficiency. The input models have 16 points/common and output models have 4 points/common X 4 to maintain flexibility and reduce wiring time.
Series: G70V I/O Relay Terminals

Connection method: Push-In Plus technology
I/O: inputs, outputs
Number of I/O points: 16 points
Internally connected I/O terminals: input models: 16 point/common, output models: 4 points/common X 4
Common on connector side: NPN, PNP

About Omron

Omron Electronics is the South African subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a global leader in the field of automation based on its core technology of “Sensing & Control + Think.” Established in 1933, Omron has about 36,000 employees worldwide, working to provide products and services in more than 110 countries and regions. The company’s business fields cover a broad spectrum, ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to automotive electronics, social infrastructure systems, healthcare, and environmental solutions. In the field of industrial automation, Omron supports manufacturing innovation by providing advanced automation technology and products, as well as through extensive customer support, in order to help create a better society. For more information, visit Omron’s website: http://www.industrial.omron.co.za

For enquiries about Omron Industrial Automation please contact:
Omron Electronics (Pty) Ltd
Tel: 011 579 2600
Direct Email: info.sa@eu.omron.com
Website: www.industrial.omron.co.za

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