Farnell Expands its Schneider Electric Range with Addition of 12,000 New Products
Customers now have a single source for thousands of Schneider products, including sensors, drives and motors, switches and relays, circuit breakers, wall boxes, enclosures and racking
Farnell, the Development Distributor, has added 12,000 new Schneider Electric products to its already extensive portfolio and can now offer designers, systems integrators, panel builders and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) engineers a single source for all of their industrial automation products.
This gives customers access to Farnell’s biggest ever range of Schneider products and reinforces its commitment to supporting the industrial automation industry. With more than 50,000 products in stock from 600 world leading brands Farnell is now the first-choice supplier for all industrial automation products.
Schneider Electric is a long-established market leading manufacturer of industrial automation and control solutions for multiple markets including energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, manufacturing automation and control solutions suitable for all industrial, infrastructure and building sectors. Farnell’s stock includes sensors, drives and motors, switches and relays, circuit breakers, wall boxes, enclosures and racking and much more.
Recent industrial automation innovations available from Farnell include:
- OsiSense XM Sensors – the 500-mbar electronic pressure transmitter from the Telemecanique XMLP series designed for use with air, gas, fresh water and hydraulic oil in industrial applications such as machine tools, moulding presses, stamping presses, lifting gear, HVAC, and other pneumatic or hydraulic systems.
- Safety Light Curtains Preventa XUSL - provides protection to help ensure the safety of personnel operating hazardous machinery while enabling partial or full access into the hazardous zone during machine loading/unloading and for adjustment or maintenance operations.
- Preventa Safety Modules - XPS Series - safety modules for most common safety applications, suitable for emergency stop, switch, sensing mat/edges or safety light curtain monitoring, offering protection to both operator and machine.
- Telemecanique cloud connected sensor - the XIOT limit switch range enables machine monitoring by mobile phone or tablet via the rapidly growing LPWAN (low power wide area network) technology, operated by Sigfox.
Industrial automation is one of the fastest-growing global industry sectors combining the advantages of Industry 4.0 models with advanced data analytics. AI and IIoT technologies can introduce speed and precision to the wide range of industrial operations, enhancing productivity and reliability. Farnell provides a range of Industrial Automation and Control resources on its website including support materials from leading manufacturers.
Schneider Electric products and other industrial automation products are available from Farnell in EMEA.
Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.
Farnell trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. Farnell's global businesses are supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere. Farnell also sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.
Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem that delivers design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the lifecycle.
For more information, visit the website at http://www.farnell.com/corporate