FEATURED ARTICLESin Electrical & Control Panels
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...
How to select the best material for an electrical enclosure
By Chris Lloyd, Spelsberg
At first glance electrical enclosures are simple boxes, but choosing the best material of...
NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
- 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
- Phoenix Contact contactors receive UL 508 approval
- Pentair to Purchase Steinhauer
PRODUCT NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
Alpha Wire Introduces EcoFlex PUR cables
The zero halogen PUR jacket offers abrasion resistance, resists oils and UV radiation, and remains flexible at temperatures down to -40°C.
APEM announces 26mm FP26 pushbuttons
FP26 is available with a momentary or latching solder lug terminal, with silver or silver / gold plated contacts and rated up to 1 million...
Wilbrecht LEDCO Introduces CRM LED
The IP67 LED is vibration and water resistant.
MEDIAin Electrical & Control Panels
RESOURCESin Electrical & Control Panels
Web software has been expanded to include air conditioners, heat exchangers, fans and blowers in a single user-friendly program.
Enhancements in Version 5.2 include PowerMap, Rail Inspector and RailScope features to simplify design of densely populated power systems
ANSI C12.19-2012 defines a table structure for utility application data to be passed between an end device and any other device.
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
Control Engineering Europe
MSI Tec designed a panel to control natural gas engines at the City of Tucson’s well pumps. Temperatures in Tuscon...
By Jennifer Palumbo, Optimation Technology
NREL researchers needed a system for monitoring power usage and controlling safety systems for...
Control Engineering Europe
Tüpras Kirikkale petroleum refinery suffered a series of electrical trips, caused by lighting strikes in the area....
EVENTSin Electrical & Control Panels
The Rockwell Automation TechED event provides 170+ hands-on labs, technical sessions and discussion forums. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies.
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The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.