FEATURED ARTICLESin Electrical & Control Panels
Reborn Relays Play Key Roles in Control
By Steve Massie, IDEC
High demand for programmable logic controllers and smart relays hasn’t sidelined the simple relay, which...
By Greg Blackman
When installing a machine vision system, the cabling is just as an important factor as the camera, lens and lighting....
Reinventing manufacturing with the latest technologies
By Bill Lydon, Editor
There is a great opportunity to leverage the latest technologies and compete in the global manufacturing landscape. The...
Why manufacturers are over paying for electromechanical assemblies
By Marianne Evans
For OEMs making and inventorying electromechanical assemblies, wire harnesses, cable assemblies, or even...
NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
- Mencom Corporation Introduces NEW Expandable Din Rail Terminal Modules
- Emerson promotes Scott Anderson to president of Control Techniques
- AutomationDirect adds Circuit Breakers
- Northwire appoints Fabian Weber VP of Innovation and Business Development
- Rhombus Energy Acquires Energy Development Associates
- NEMA Publishes Standard For Control, Thermocouple Extension, and Instrumentation Cables
- Stahlin obtains new IP ratings for non-metallic enclosures
- Stahlin achieves IEC rating for Non-Metallic Enclosures
- Acopian Power Supplies Certified to UL Safety Standards
- Weidmuller obtains cULus approval for SAFESERIES SIL relays
- Harting connectors conform to UL 508
- Cressall opens research and development (R&D) department
PRODUCT NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
Mencom Announces Armored Cordsets for Harsh Environments
One of the biggest challenges that every manufacturer struggle with is how to prevent downtime or outage caused by connection failure.
Meet Top quality & Low cost Thermoplastic Insulating Enclosures
When it comes to heavy duty rectangular connectors, Mencom Corp. is the North American master distributor of ILME, an international market leader...
Build Custom Panel Interface Connector and Avoid Arc Flash
A panel interface connector is a device that typically mounts to the outside of a control panel housing a PLC, computer, or other type of...
MEDIAin Electrical & Control Panels
RESOURCESin Electrical & Control Panels
NEMA ICS 4-2015 updates technical references to IEC 60947-7 series and ANSI/UL standards.
NEMA RV 3-2014 standard provides installers and inspectors with an industry perspective of best practices in the use and installation of flexible...
ANSI/NEMA WC 27500 may be purchased in hard copy for $105 on the NEMA website.
WHITE PAPERSin Electrical & Control Panels
Many equipment manufacturers have switched from point-to-point (hard) wiring to connector-based cable assemblies in factory and...
Inaccurate measurements and process oversights can result in imperfect product, decreased output, non-compliance with industry...
Glass-reinforced polymer (GRP) composite material for protective enclosures is electromagnetically transparent, making it easier to...
CASE STUDIESin Electrical & Control Panels
By Dave Perkon
Northwind Air Systems, manufacturer of the DuroVac brand of industrial vacuums, collaborated with engineers at...
Pumps & Systems
Public water utility employees in Lage, Germany, chose a wireless system with a stand-alone solar power system to provide an...
By Nam Paik
Thales Group, a French military and civilian aviation systems integrator, applied an automatic transfer switch, which is...
EVENTSin Electrical & Control Panels
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...
As the China top industry automation expo, AIAE-2015 covers the areas of machinery manufacturing, electrical power, automobile manufacturing, IT and electronics, aerospace, food and beverage, rail transportation, chemical industry, new energy, light machinery and other industries.
The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.