Electrical - Power Systems

Reducing arc flash hazard on switchgear

Install a protective relay on the secondary side of the transformer and trip a primary side fault... » more

Metal recovery and water recycling

The ENVIRO-CLEAN PROCESS recovers heavy metals such as chromium, copper, zinc, lead, cadmium,... » more

SPECIAL REPORT: New solutions put us on the way to preventing arc flash incidents

Recent changes to the National Electric Code are getting us closer to the ultimate goal of... » more

Magnum DC switch

The Magnum DC switch provides DC disconnect and switching technology in a common power breaker... » more

Remote energy monitoring improves plant performance, reduces downtime

A single dashboard can display power quality information to head off problems » more

How the EPA's clean water regulations will impact manufacturers

For more than 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working to update... » more

Correcting induction motor power factor

Low power factor can drain generation capacity, waste energy, and increase maintenance costs with... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 12-18

Articles about Schneider Electric accelerating its transformation, safety in a 5S system, contract... » more

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Eight-channel thermocouple conditioner

The Sensor Connection has expanded its line of measurement and control instrumentation with 8 Channel Type K Thermocouple Amplifier Module. » more

PCIe serial adapter card

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories's new SEL-3390S8 PCIe serial adapter card allows users to expand the number and type of communications interfaces for industrial computers. » more

SX80 and SX90 process controllers

Spirax Sarco's SX80 and SX90 process controllers arelow-cost and flexible temperature controllers, offering accurate process control. » more

VFDs for rotary screw compressors

The SFC 30S and SFC 30 variable speed drive rotary screw compressors improve efficiency and power delivery.  » more

High bay aluminum LED

The High Bay LED fixture is manufactured from a solid piece of anodized, extruded aluminum that includes ribbed fins at the top to further increase surface area. » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with the advent... » more

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Videos

The art of motion control

Everyone talks about motion control as a way to... » more

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