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Industrial Controls Update - October 2020

Brett Bockholt9/9/2020

Stay in the know about the latest new products and tools offered by Rockwell Automation for sensor, safety, and industrial controls. Read our October 2020 components update below.

Capacitive Sensors 875C/CP

This Catalog Line of sensors is now scheduled for discontinuation on June 1st, 2021 and the new replacement for these models is going to be the 875L line which is targeted to be available for sale in December 2020.


  • The new line will no longer offer the 18mm barrel sensor with a Pico connector
  • The new line will have longer sensing distances
  • New ones will be IP69k, Ecolab certified (instead of IP67)
  • Replacement sensors have wider operating temperature range
  • Will be offered it in a SIO (serial input/output) Mode and an IO-Link mode for the sensor outputs

NEMA 300 Combo and Non-Combo Starters and Pump Panels

Check out some of the new updates to the NEMA 300 Combo and Non-Combo Starters and Pump Panels.

  • NEMA 300 line of contactors sizes 4,5, and 6 with wide-range AC/DC electronic coils.
  • Finger-Safe Terminals
  • Size 3 in a smaller 27x10 Enclosure (except for 312 w/ R-fuses)
  • Lower List Price
  • Now manufactured in Tecate, Mexico

ROK Talk Podcast

Rockwell Automation has released a new podcast called ROK Talk on Industrial Components. The podcast that gives you the latest updates for the Rockwell Automation Industrial Component Business. ROK Talk will discuss the role industrial components take in the machine builder and industrial application space to make manufacturing safe, secure, and more productive. This podcast will take an outside-in look at how we are expanding human possibilities one component at a time.

Learn More

Reach out to our team to learn more about the latest industrial controls.