FEATURED ARTICLESin Electrical & Control Panels
The Smart Factory needs a powerful PROFINET cabling system
By Rainer Schmidt, Harting
PROFINET is an independent, proprietary system, which is primarily used for communication between PROFINET components....
Optimize Electrical Systems, Part II
By Ven V. Venkatesan
Connected, unused plug-in loads not only waste energy but also generate heat and reduce the...
The questions to ask when specifying an electrical enclosure
By Chris Lloyd, Spelsberg UK
There are usually a number of technical issues to assess and balance before the optimum choice is...
Panel Meters Take on PLC Chores
By Hank Hogan
Because they've gotten smarter and have additional capabilities, panel meters now can take over some functions...
NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
- Cressall opens research and development (R&D) department
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- Pentair to Purchase Steinhauer
- 2014 Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 5.2%
- Phoenix Contact obtains safety ratings for QUINT POWER DC/DC converters
- Midwest Engineering Relocates Corporate Headquarters
- Phoenix Contact obtains UL listing for Solarcheck measuring devices
- TMEIC to manufacture Drives and Inverters in Houston, Texas
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- Schneider Opens Global R&D Center in Andover, MA
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- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in July
PRODUCT NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
Huber+Suhner introduces Q-ODC-12 remote radio connectors
Based on the QN push-pull mating system. Q-ODC-12 can connect up to 12 fibers in a single mating step.
Precision Digital Introduces PD6001 Feet & Inches Panel Meter
A NEMA 4X panel mounted indicator, the PD6001 features an easy-to-read feet & inches display with adjustable brightness. Prices start at $374.
Pickering Interfaces releases PXI Solid-State Switches
PXI 25A and PXI 1.5A are suited to use in PXI applications where higher voltages and powers are required.
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RESOURCESin Electrical & Control Panels
Free app lets a user choose the connector model and size as well as all inserts, see their custom connector coming together on screen, and alter...
On-line store lets engineers evaluate and purchase DC power products on a variety of mobile devices, such as tablets and smart phones.
The Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG) is a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of...
WHITE PAPERSin Electrical & Control Panels
By Heinz-Günther Spreen, Harting
White paper describes the Han HMC connector for devices, machines and systems that require connections for more...
Industrial connectors or hardwiring? More and more machine builders comparing the cost of using both wiring approaches in their...
By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...
CASE STUDIESin Electrical & Control Panels
Roeslein & Associates in St. Louis uses Roxtec cable sealing systems in ArmorStart distributed motor controllers to help meet the need for more...
KHS, a manufacturer of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and food industries, uses Roxtec systems to route multiple pre-terminated...
Roxtec seals keep dust out and prevent water from entering and damaging equipment for industrial bakeries during high pressure hosing.
EVENTSin Electrical & Control Panels
SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.
The exhibition area will cover more that 10000 square meters, attracted more than 30000 professional audience, 105 visiting group, and connect Tianjin with China, China with the world together in the field of industrial automation.
11th China International Industrial Automation Show 2015(AIAE-Beijing) offers its audience a comprehensive idea of the prevailing technological trends. Over 600 exhibitors from 40 countries & regions are presenting live demonstrations of an impressive range of machines, tools and systems across eight exhibition halls. More than 60,000 trade visitors from 38 countries and regions will attend...