Mencom Corporation Offers Industrial Ethernet Switches for Harsh Environments

Mencom harsh environment industrial Ethernet switches series provide rugged solutions to manage hi-demanding advanced networks under the extreme temperature. Minimum operating temperatures for the harsh environment Ethernet switches range from -20°C to +70°C. The unmanaged switches in this series feature up to 20 Fast Ethernet or Gigabit ports, Relay Outputs and Profinet Packet Prioritization while…

Infographic: UL/NEMA Types for Enclosures

When an enclosure is configured with various components, it is essential to consider where the enclosure will be placed and how harsh the environment is so that it can properly protect the inside components from foreign substances. Choosing an enclosure with appropriate protection ratings is one of the most important things in the configuration process. There are several standards…

Get Free Registration for PACK EXPO 2017

Mencom Corporation is participating in the PACK EXPO 2017 (September 25-27) in Las Vegas– Booth S-5972 in the South Lower Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mencom will be presenting a wide range of Industrial Electrical Connector Products including, but not limited to, new products, m12 connectors, cordsets, receptacles, network connectors, rectangular connectors, panel…

Plug and Play Entry-Level Unmanaged Ethernet Switches for Harsh Industrial Environments

Mencom’s entry level DIN-rail-mount unmanaged Ethernet switches offer a reliable, robust, and cost-effective solution to most of the simple network topologies. With IP30 rating, all of the unmanaged switches are certified for Industrial EMC (EN61000-6-4 and EN61000-6-2), and support redundant power-input for enhanced safety that can be connected simultaneously to a wide range of DC…

Tray Cables vs AWM Cables vs Service Cables

It is important to consider performance, strengths and limitations of cables when selecting the appropriate connection types for industrial applications in the harsh manufacturing plants. This infographic illustrates the differences the three most common cable types (tray cables, AWM cables and service cables) in the industry while comparing the features, rating, benefits, flexibility, and reliability…

Mencom Corporation Now Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for Harsh Environments

In the past two decades, Ethernet-based networks were adopted as the backbone of industrial automation. The latest trend in industrial automation is ‘Industry 4.0’ which originated by the German government to create the ‘Smart Factory’ based on the concept of computerized manufacturing. The smart factory requires the use of more than a billion connected devices…