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
- Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016
- ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award
- ABB announces Stage 3 launch of reorganization strategy
- Delaware Electric Cooperative chooses OSI's SCADA system
- NEMA works with CEMEP to drive new motor efficiency standards
- SMTA presents Nordson with SMTA Corporate Partnership Award
- ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business
- Spartan Controls announces partnership with Atrex Energy
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Electrical & Control Panels
POSITAL announces IXARC rotary encoders with CANopen interfaces
IXARC encoders with the CANopen communications interface are a good choice for applications in vehicles, mobile machinery, cranes, lifts and...
EPLAN introduces EPLAN Smart Wiring software
EPLAN will conduct demonstrations of EPLAN Smart Wiring at the company’s booth (#1915) at Automation Fair, Nov 9-10 in Atlanta, presented by...
HARTING introduces HAN-INOX 3A connector series
The modular Han-INOX connector series is designed for outdoor applications and use in the food industry and process technology.
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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
A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a...
Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will implement its Modicon M580 programmable automation controller (ePAC) platform to help the...
Soffass produces a range of products including Regina, as well as a wide selection of other products aimed at the global consumer tissue paper...
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