FEATURED ARTICLESin Electrical & Control Panels
War of the Currents: AC/DC Power & Direct Current in the Data Center
By Darren Halford, EU Automation
George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison, arguably two of the brightest minds in science, engaged in a decade-long...
Harmonic Distortion in Data Centers
By Ian Wallace, TCI
While harmonics can negatively impact power reliability and cooling costs, this article presents solutions such as active...
Analyzing space requirements for side-by-side PSU operation
In this topic, we take a look at the constraints of operating 2 PSU side by side and what are the special installation requirements under such...
Thermal imaging electrical maintenance application
By Tony Shockey
Thermal imaging is a non-contact way to find electrical problems. Loading, safety, and emissivity are important points to consider...
NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
- ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business
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- Allied Electronics announces expansion into South America
- NEMA announces four new members to board of governors
- ABB's flash charging technology chosen by Geneva transit operator
- World cable management market to reach $25.1 billion by 2022
- Allied receives two distinguished awards from HARTING
- Exar appoints Ryan Benton as CEO, Keith Tainsky as CFO
- Phoenix Contact UPS receives UL 1778 HAZLOC rating
- Molex Acquires Interconnect Systems
- Alpha Wire shrinks coaxial cables down to 50 AWG
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PRODUCT NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
MicroPower Direct introduces MR50SRW power converters
The MR50SRW series is has been designed for use in rail and transit applications. They provide the reliability, size, temperature operation and...
AutomationDirect announces Bimed cable glands for wiring solutions
Commonly known as a cable connector or fitting, cable glands secure wire or cable to electrical equipment while providing strain relief and...
Intersil announces ISL79985 video decoder
The ISL79985 is a four-channel analog video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 output interface that supports the latest generation of SOCs and application...
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RESOURCESin Electrical & Control Panels
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...
MicroPower Direct's free power conversion glossary contains 19 pages and 800 definitions of terms associated with a range of power technologies and...
The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for selective coordination.
WHITE PAPERSin Electrical & Control Panels
Harsh environments similar to those found in water and wastewater facilities can affect the ability of an electrical enclosure to...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Electrical & Control Panels
Engineered Composted Systems needed a strong corrosive resistant NEMA 4X enclosure that could survive this environment and protect their RF...
Although the original intent was to use the power management system to reduce processor throughput and keep the board operating under 20 watts per...
The entire Dalian metro system includes more than 50 redundant Allen-Bradley MicroLogix and CompactLogix controllers with about 100,000 I/O points...
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