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Macromatic Protects Motor From Premature Failure

Macromatic redesigns DIN-rail Mounted Three-Phase Monitor Relay to protect equipment from voltage faults. Macromatic redesigned the PMD Series, a Three-Phase Monitor Relay for DIN-rail mounting, which provides protection for motors from phase loss, phase reversal, undervoltage, overvoltage and phase unbalance conditions along with rapid cycling. PMD Series Three-Phase Monitor Relay

New Liquid Level Control Relays

The new LCP Series Liquid Level Control Relays are now available to compete with offerings from SSAC, Crouzet NCC. Liquid Level Control Relays detect control levels of conductive liquids such as fresh water, sea water, sewage coffee. The conductive properties of the liquid complete a circuit between a probe or probes and

The Only Time Delay Relay You Really Need

The TE-8816U is the one time delay relay that should be on your shelves.  Here’s why:    The TE time delay relays comes in a compact 17.5mm DIN-rail. The compact footprint allows for easy installation for OEM panels as well as retrofitting larger legacy timers in the field.  This footprint

Reduce Panel Costs with 17.5mm Relays

OEMs building electrical control panels are always looking for ways to reduce their costs.  One method is to utilize smaller components, which could result in using smaller enclosures, which are normally the most expensive part.   Macromatic recently introduced a new line of 17.5mm products, which could help lower the

Reduce panel costs with 17.5mm relays

OEMs building electrical control panels are always looking for ways to reduce their costs. One method is to utilize smaller components, which could result in using smaller enclosures, which are normally the most expensive part. Macromatic recently introduced a new line of 17.5mm products, which could help lower the cost

Competitive Cross Reference Updated with Expanded Listings for MPE & Flygt Products

Macromatic has expanded our online competitive cross reference to add more products from Motor Protection Electronics (MPE) & Flygt (Xylem).  Now, you can find even more Macromatic equivalents for MPE and Flygt products such as three-phase monitor relays, alternating relays, voltage monitor relays, intrinsically safe relays & time delay relays.  As always, if you

Macromatic Offers Reliable, Accurate Percentage Timers

Macromatic PTA Series Percentage Timer ar ideally suited for applications where an adjustable repeating ON time of a fixed length cycle is required. These relays provide an economical way to deliver precise and reliable cycle timing in all types of industrial environments. Typical applications for Macromatic Percentage Timers are: Features of

Macromatic offers reliable, accurate Percentage Timers

Macromatic is pleased to introduce the new PTA series Percentage Timer. These Percentage Timers are ideally suited for applications where an adjustable repeating ON time of a fixed length cycle is required. These products provide an economical way to deliver precise and reliable cycle timing in all types of industrial

Macromatic’s THL-8 Series – Solid State, Digital-set, Encapsulated Time Delay Relays

Macromatic’s new THL-8 Series Time Delay Relays offer an easy and accurate method to select any time delay. The THL-8 Series is a cost-effective, compact, encapsulated enclosure with a universal input voltage. The THL-8 Series is an ideal solution for OEMs where high duty cycle and long life applications are

Macromatic’s THL-8 Series: Solid State, Digital-set Time Delay Relays

Macromatic’s THL-8 Series Time Delay Relays offer an easy and accurate method to select any time delay. The THL-8 Series is a cost-effective, compact, encapsulated enclosure with a universal input voltage. The THL-8 Series is an ideal solution for OEMs where high duty cycle and long life applications are necessary.

Watch how Macromatic’s Three-Phase Monitor Relays Protect Motors

Macromatic Three-Phase Monitor Relays, or Protective Relays, provide protection against premature equipment failure caused by voltage faults on three-phase systems.  Watch the video to learn more. Depending on the unit selected, it will protect three-phase equipment against: 

Macromatic Welcomes Mark Butterfield as Regional Sales Manager

Macromatic is pleased to announce Mark Butterfield has joined the organization as Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Mark has 34 years of sales experience in industrial manufacturing and a wealth of knowledge in the industry.  Mark is responsible for the sales growth of the Macromatic business to the OEM and industrial distributor

Macromatic Offers Isolated Alarm Circuit Output with Extra Contact with 8 Pin Plug-In Socket

Macromatic now offers a redesigned PMPU-FA8X plug-in three-phase monitor relay that is similar to our other products, but with one big difference: it has an extra SPNO output contact in addition to the standard SPDT output and still utilizes an 8-pin socket. The extra output contact allows for voltage isolation between

Macromatic’s Over Temperature & Seal Leakage Relays

Macromatic’s TCF Series relays protect submersible pump motors against over temperature and seal leakage. The TCF Over Temperature Seal Leakage Relays are ideal for the water/wastewater market where deadfront-mounting on an inner door is needed. Macromatic’s TCF Series is a full-featured, cost-effective relay in a shorter package that can fit

Macromatic’s Time Delay Relays with Universal Voltage Reduces Inventory

Macromatic’s classic TR-6 Series Time Delay Relays offers the flexibility of an individual or multi-function time delay. The relay’s universal input voltage and wide programmable time range can replace hundreds of different catalog numbers so inventory requirements are reduced. Users will also appreciate the TR-6 Series Time Delay Relays’ new microprocessor

Replacements for Crouzet (Syr-Line) LIRT, PNR, PNRU, PJR, DIRT, DWR Products

Macromatic offers direct drop-in replacements to these Crouzet products Having trouble getting products from Crouzet (Syr-Line)?  Long waits for the Crouzet PNR & PNRU level control relays, PJR Series alternating relays, DWR Series voltage monitor relays or LIRT & DIRT current sensing relays? Macromatic offers direct drop-in replacements to these Crouzet products.

New Switch on Current Sensor Relay

Due to the obsolescence of a switch, Macromatic updated the switch component on the CAH Series Current Sensor Relays effective March 20, 2017. All other functionality remains the same. Since no switch is provided on the COH CUH Series products, they are not impacted by this change. Contact Macromatic at 800-238-7474 with

Inner Door-Mounted Alternating Relays from Macromatic

All plug-in alternating relays have an optional top-mounted switch that can lock the unit to LOAD 1 or LOAD 2 to help balance the usage of both pumps or compressors. But, in order to change the status of the switch, you have to open the inner door and reach in

New Macromatic Over Temp/Seal Leak Relay Works with Ebara Submersible Pumps

Macromatic’s TCF-E Series Over Temperature & Seal Leakage Relays are a drop-in equivalent for the PMR4 Pump Monitoring Relays from Ebara©.  Both products work with Ebara-brand submersible pumps using a float type leakage detector.  Both are designed to be deadfront-mounted on an inner door for easier viewing of the LEDs and accessibility of switches and buttons.  Both have

Industry’s First Deadfront-Door Mounted Seal Leakage Relay By Macromatic

Macromatic now offers the industry’s first deadfront-door mounted seal leakage-only relay, the SFF Series. A seal leakage relay is designed to monitor the shaft seals of submersible pumps for leakage. Until now, these products were only available as socket-mounted relays for mounting on the back-panel. To make the status of the

Advantages of Macromatic Three-Phase Monitor Relays with Remote Manual Reset

As standard, most three-phase monitor relays have automatic reset. When a fault that has caused the unit to trip is removed, the relay will automatically reset to the normal mode. There are two reasons why this is the preferred reset mode in most applications: first, sometimes the installation is at

Advantages of Macromatic Three-Phase Monitor Relays with Remote Manual Reset

As standard, most three-phase monitor relays have automatic reset.  When a fault that has caused the unit to trip is removed, the relay will automatically reset to the normal mode.  There are two reasons why this is the preferred reset mode in most applications: first, sometimes the installation is at

Macromatic Money-Saving Replacement for Flygt MiniCAS Relay

The TCF-F Series Over Temperature & Seal Leakage Relays are a direct replacement for both the MiniCAS from Xylem-Flygt and the PMR2 from MPE. These relays are designed specifically for monitoring over temperature and seal leakage on submersible pumps using FLS or CLS Leakage Sensors. Macromatic’s TCF-F Series replaces Xylem-Flygt MiniCAS (14-407129

Macromatic Offers Money-Saving Replacement for Flygt MiniCAS Relay

Macromatic’s TCF-F Series Over Temperature Seal Leakage Relays are a direct replacement for both the MiniCAS from Xylem-Flygt and the PMR2 from MPE. These relays are designed specifically for monitoring over temperature and seal leakage on submersible pumps using FLS or CLS Leakage Sensors. Macromatic’s TCF-F Series replaces Xylem-Flygt MiniCAS (14-407129 and the older

Door-Mounted Relays Protect Submersible Pumps

Macromatic’s new TCF Series relays protect a variety of submersible pump motors against over temperature and seal leakage. The TCF Series Over Temperature Seal Leakage Relays are ideal for the water/wastewater market where deadfront-mounting on an inner door is needed. Competitive Advantages Seamlessly protect multiple brands of submersible pumps TCF SERIES TCF-E

Macromatic’s CAP Series Current Sensing Relays Are Direct Replacement for Crouzet

Macromatic’s CAP Series Current Sensing Relays are a direct replacement for both the LIRT and DIRT Series from Crouzet. Macromatic’s CAP Series is designed to monitor AC or DC current and provides non-memory (non-latching) and memory (latching) functions in the same product, comparable to the Crouzet relays.  The adjustment knob for the Start-up

Macromatic Reintroduces the COKP Series Plug-in Current Sensing Relay

At the end of 2015, Macromatic announced the obsolescence of our complete line of plug-in current sensing relays due to a component becoming obsolete with no available replacement. The CMP, CMKP, COP, COKP CUP Series products were no longer available after this announcement. Please note that our CAH, COH & CUH Series of encapsulated

Macromatic earns Fastest Growing Firms award from Milwaukee Business Journal. 

Macromatic earns Fastest Growing Firms award from Milwaukee Business Journal. TYPE OF BUSINESS: Designs and manufactures industrial relays to control electrical processes and protect equipment from damaging or hazardous fault conditionsESTABLISHED: 1975OWNER(S): John PerdueEMPLOYEES: 25GROWTH RATE SINCE 2015: 15.91% MAIN FACTORS ATTRIBUTING TO COMPANY GROWTH? “From the book ‘Good to

DPDT 240V Voltage Monitor Relay

For many years, Macromatic has been offering a SPDT 240V voltage monitor relay: the VMP240A. And for many applications, a SPDT output is sufficient. But what about applications that require two isolated output contacts? The new VMP240AX functions the same as the VMP240A product but comes with a DPDT output. The extra

New Sales & Marketing Team Members Expand Customer Outreach Programs

Tim Burns and Bruce Peight joined Macromatic in January 2019. Tim has been named National Sales and Marketing Manager reporting directly to Steve Sundlov, Macromatic General Manager. He has over 25 years delivering sales and marketing results in multiple market segments. He spent 13 years with Schneider Electric leading their

Macromatic Announces Transition to New Owners

Posted: 5/2/19 Macromatic has announced the sale of the privately-owned company to a management group headed by new President Steve Sundlov. The transition is effective May 1, 2019, according to past owner and President John Perdue. Perdue is retiring after 22 years of leading the company and 40 years in

Macromatic Earns Fastest Growing Firms Award

Posted: 7/22/19 Management Team Receives Award at Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel  Macromatic was recognized as a Fastest Growing Firm by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Firms with the highest pecentage of growth from 2016 to 2018 were selected as winners. Macromatic has grown by 32.91% in that period. This is the

Macromatic Names New Regional Sales Manager for Canada

Posted: 1/31/20 Rich Gibson has joined Macromatic as the new Regional Sales Manager for Canada. Rich will report to Tim Burns, Vice President – Sales and Marketing. Rich has over 20 years’ experience in sales of industrial electrical equipment. Most recently he was Product Manager for machine safety at ABB.

Macromatic Industrial Controls Remains Open in Wisconsin

Posted: 3/24/20 The Governor of Wisconsin, Tony Evers, has issued emergency order #12 – Safer at Home Order.  This order requires all individuals living in the state of Wisconsin to stay at home except for reasons outlined in the order including to participate in “Essential Businesses.” Macromatic Industrial Controls is

Macromatic Recognized as Outstanding Supplier by Grainger

Macromatic Industrial Controls, Inc. has received a Partners in Performance Award for 2019 from senior leadership at Grainger, the broad line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products. Macromatic, a manufacturer of controls and monitoring products for managing electrical processes, was one of a select group of suppliers recognized for

Our 45th Anniversary: A Message to our Employees and Customers

May marks the 45th anniversary of Macromatic Industrial Controls, Inc. It’s also been one year since our management team purchased Macromatic. From its beginnings as an independent business in 1975, Macromatic has always been very thankful to its employees and customers. We especially appreciate your loyalty in what has been

Triplex Pump Control Using Cost-saving Alternating Relays

Eliminate the PLC and Save with Macromatic ATP Series Relays TRIPLEXOR RELAYS SAVE PANEL SPACE, REDUCE LABOR, WITH NO PROGRAMING. Macromatic specific-purpose Triplexor relays are ready to go right out of the box. The ATP Series is pre-programmed for various triplex and duplex pump control applications. BASIC TRIPLEX 3-PUMP CONTROL

Macromatic Names Christopher Curtis as Non-Executive Chairman

Macromatic has named Christopher B. Curtis as Non-Executive Chairman of the Wisconsin-based manufacturer of electronic control and monitoring products. Chris is recognized as a top global leader in technology and manufacturing. During his 30-year career, Chris has extensive strategic and operating experience with manufacturing companies in the aerospace, electrical, climate

General Purpose Relays – Simplified Installation and Wiring for Reduced Costs

Macromatic General Purpose Relays have a small profile and give you great value. They are available in three configurations with specifications to meet your immediate requirements. Best of all, they are all in-stock and ready to ship! Small-profile General Purpose Relays make the best use of panel space in applications

Small Profile Relays Feature Extras That Make Them a True Value

Economical Macromatic GP Relays feature extras that make them a true value: Color-coded push-to-test buttons – orange for AC and blue for DC voltage coils – that can be locked in place; bright LED lights to confirm energization, and durable designs for plug-in, DIN-rail or screw mounting. These small-profile relays

Protect Against Premature Failure with Compact Phase Monitor Relays

Compact Phase Monitor Relays provide protection against premature equipment failure caused by voltage faults on three-phase systems. These narrow relays save space and reduce installation time and costs. The 17.5 mm wide relays mount on 35 mm DIN-rail. They can be panel mounted with two screws by extending the black

Use Our Cross Reference to Find Replacement Relays

Macromatic’s extensive online “Competitive Cross Reference” lists over 10,000 relays cross-referenced to Macromatic models. Type in a part number or series number and find the replacement for your unavailable or obsolete relay! Macromatic offers this cross-reference as a service to our customers to assist in the selection of replacement products.  Every effort has

New 4-pole GB Series General Purpose Relays Now Available

Macromatic’s expanded line of General Purpose Relays now includes 4-pole blade terminal relays to meet customer requirements. These new GB Series Relays are in stock and ready to ship for your high-density applications. Small-profile General Purpose Relays make the best use of panel space in applications with space restrictions. Here are the specs on

PBDU Phase Monitor Relays: Save Space, Quick Installation for Reduced Costs.

PBDU Series Phase Monitor Relays protect equipment from damage due to voltage faults. These narrow relays save panel space, reduce installation time and cut costs. The 17.5 mm wide enclosures mount on 35 mm DIN-rail. These relys can be panel mounted with two screws by extending the clips from under the relays.  The PBDU Series

True OFF Time Delay Relay Operation

The Macromatic TR-606 True Off Time Delay is designed to replace the functionality of pneumatic time delay relays which are very large, expensive and not very accurate.  Unlike standard electronic Off Delay time delay relays (see page 29), a True Off Delay does not require a trigger switch or the continuous application of

New TE-6 Series Single Function Time Delay Relays

New single-function time delay relays simplify set-up and troubleshooting. These relays are used for applications where timing function does not change. All functions initiated by the control voltage can use the control input to inhibit the ongoing delay. Learn more >

Use Our Competitive Cross Reference to Find Replacement Relays

Macromatic’s extensive online “Competitive Cross Reference” lists over 10,000 relays cross-referenced to Macromatic models. Type in a part number or series number and find the replacement for your unavailable or obsolete relay! Macromatic offers this cross-reference as a service to our customers to assist in the selection of replacement products.  Every effort has

Employee of the Month – March & April 2022

Congratulations to Employees of the Month: Bob Martin, Product Marking Specialist and Jordan Mathiebe, Manufacturing Lead. Bob and Jordan are important members of the team that have earned Macromatic its reputation for exceptional quality and on-time delivery. The Manufacturing team is proud of our company culture that gives employees the freedom

New Over-Temperature & Seal Leakage Relays Operate at 24V AC and 24V DC Voltages.

New 24V AC/DC Over-Temperature and Seal Leakage Relays handle both AC and DC voltage. Stock just one model for production and service versatility.  SF Series and TC Series Relays protect submersible pump/motors against damage from over-temperature and seal leakage. A range of models for other control voltages is available. SF

New Website Features Thousands of Cross-referenced Relays!

Macromatic’s new website makes it easy to find the information and products you need. See our comprehensive Competitor Cross Reference with thousands of Macromatic replacements for hard-to-find or discontinued relays. This comprehensive cross-reference can assist you to select replacement products. These products are electrically and functionally equivalent to the Macromatic product

New Website Downloads Center with Complete Product Information

Product support information includes a Product Selection Guide with complete Model Codes, detailed product Catalogs with complete specifications, and Fact Sheets for understanding the benefits of using Macromatic products in your application. This comprehensive library also includes Instruction Sheet and CAD drawings for all products. Comparison Charts are available go

Employee of the Month – April & May 2022

Congratulations to Employees of the Month Dave Dillett and Tina Schroeder. Both work in Cell Assembly. Dave and Tina are important members of the team that have earned Macromatic its reputation for exceptional quality and on-time delivery. Our manufacturing team is proud of our company culture that gives employees the freedom

Seal Leakage and Over-Temp Relays for 24V AC/DC Operation!

Our customers asked for 24V DC Seal Leakage and Over-Temperature Relays. Introducing Macromatic SF and TC Series relays for dual 24V AC/DC control voltages! Protect your submersible pumps with these versatile relays. More information >

New PMP-X Series has additional SPNO contact for signaling secondary systems

PMP-X Series Three-Phase Monitor Relays protect motors and equipment from damage due to phase loss, phase reversal, phase unbalance, undervoltage and overvoltage. Besides being used for signaling separate PLC, SCADA or alarm circuits, the second contact on these new models can help control secondary loads. The new relay models offer all

New “-C5” Suffix Tower-style General Purpose Relay Sockets

New Tower-style sockets are now in stock and ready to ship. Models with -C5 suffix, used with our GB Series Blade Terminal Relays, can be DIN-Rail or screw mounted. The tower configuration provides solid mounting and can be used with a plastic retainer (GB-PR). The design provides better finger protection.  New tower-style socket

Product Builder Enables You to Select the Exact Relay You Need

Our new website features a helpful Product Builder to easily select from thousands of Macromatic relays. Just click the attributes based on your requirements.  You get access to wiring diagrams, dimensions, application and operating descriptions, CAD drawings and installation instructions. The Product Builder is accessed by clicking on a Relay

Management Team is Recognized for Fast Growth at Future 50 Awards Luncheon

Macromatic is thrilled to be named a Future 50 Winner, awarded to the fastest growing companies in southeastern Wisconsin. Our management team was recently recognized at the awards luncheon sponsored by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and BizTimes Media. Established in 1988, the Future 50 awards were originally a program of the

Macromatic Wins the 2022 Future 50 Award from MMAC and BizTimes Media

BizTimes Media today announced the winners of the 2022 Future 50 Awards, marking the return of a program that recognizes the fastest growing companies in southeastern Wisconsin. The winners include Macromatic Industrial Controls, Inc. in Waukesha. Established in 1988, the Future 50 awards were originally a program of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of

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