ABB to help German power company to upgrade power substation

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ABB has won an order worth around $45 million from German transmission system operator TransnetBW to upgrade a substation in Philippsburg, in the southwest German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Three Strategies for Testing Cabling

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By Matt Collins, ide Systems It’s essential that engineers know how to test cables effectively to ensure they are fit for purpose. This article explains what engineers should look for when testing electrical cabling.

ABB helps establish power interconnect from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia

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The Maritime Link is a 500 megawatt (MW) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) connection that will enable clean, renewable energy, generated in Newfoundland and Labrador to be transmitted to the North American grid in Nova Scotia.

Fluke helps Rosendin Electric enhance data acquisition technologies

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The first rollout will be at the company’s Reno, Nevada, facility and will feature virtual reality training designed by Rosendin’s building information modeling (BIM) department as part of a true construction workflow. Other company sites will implement the technologies throughout 2018.

The Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles

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By Philip Allen, Grace Engineered Products Driving to work last week, deep in thought, pondering the many reasons companies use Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) in their electrical safety programs I finally stumbled across a perfect analogy for electrical safety principles.

igus announces launch of sixth round of vector awards

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Searching for unique, creative, and innovative uses of energy chain cable carriers, three winners will be announced with prizes up to €5000 at the upcoming Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany.

ABB to help Singapore university launch autonomous electric bus project

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ABB will provide its Heavy Vehicle Chargers (HVC) 300P for the forthcoming project to deliver two autonomous driving electric buses for the island by the beginning of 2019.

Haydon Kerk announces launch of 3-D-printed leadscrew-nut insert prototype service

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Engineers typically do not have access to 3-D printers to do this prototyping. Instead, most of them contract with a third party to get quick turnaround on parts. With Haydon Kerk 3DP prototyping services, machine builders can now get help with this type of design verification.

Obsoleting the Absence of Voltage Test?

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By Philip Allen, Grace Engineered Products Without question, the highest risk task for qualified electrical workers is creating an electrically safe work condition. Validated installation procedures for PESDs combined with LOTO procedures significantly reduces the likelihood that workers will be exposed to voltage when creating that electrically safe work condition.

Nordson ASYMTEK announces acquisition of Infiniti Dosing o.m.s. product lines

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The transaction, which closed on January 5, 2018, provides Nordson ASYMTEK with dispensing and dosing products marketed by Infiniti under the Dot Streamer (DS) and Accura brands.