New distribution partnership covers variety of key products of interest to machine and system builders
Foremost Electronics has announced a new distribution partnership with TEKNOKOL, a well established supplier of control panels, control systems, support arms and coupling towers. A family business, TEKNOKOL states that is values personal relationships and aims to deliver flexibility, fast decision making and responsiveness to individual customers.
TEKNOKOL systems are designed for secure operation and are modular and claimed to be ergonomically designed. The HMI enclosures have been designed to incorporate support/suspension arm systems, kiosks and industry standard VESA mounts. All TEKNOKOL enclosures are easily customisable and support a wide range of automation products. Two enclosure series are available from TEKNOKOL; the ECO line (ECO060, ECO090, ECO120, and ECO150) and TKP2000 and may be specified either with or without handles. The internal depth of the enclosure can be selected to suit a particular application, with deeper versions available upon request, known as the +90 Solution.
Standard features include IP65 protection, an anodised aluminium colour, RAL 7035 corner couplings, and RAL 7016 corner covers. TEKNOKOL can provide custom-coloured couplings and covers on request, as well as machining as required for LCD screens, buttons, switches, etc. TEKNOKOL Support Arm (Suspension) systems for HMI enclosures provide what the company says is cost effective mounting to machines with a fast lead time, modular assembly and customisable solutions for loads up to 120kg. Three different series are available, all compatible with TEKNOKOL Operator Control panels and HMI enclosures.
Coupling towers from TEKNOKOL are a solution for when a support arm and panel assembly cannot be directly attached to a machine or to an automated production line. The towers are easily assembled thanks to special coupling holes and supplied hardware, and the lid may be used to contain peripherals such as cables, sockets, etc. The Towers are assembled on a base for stability are available with dimensions of 150×150 (LxW) with heights of 2.0, 2.5, or 3.0m or 200×200 mm at 2.0, 2.5, or 3.0m height. Standard tower colour is RAL7035. Custom dimensions, configurations and colours are is available.