The Danfoss ERC 102 is an electronic refrigeration controller that regulates all energy-consuming parts in glass door merchandisers and vending machines.
Danfoss has introduced the ERC 102, the first in a series of electronic refrigeration controllers. This 0.5 W controller is designed to operate between 50 and 300V at 50 to 60 Hz. The mini computer uses four inputs and four outputs, algorithms, and input from multiple sensors to regulate all energy-consuming parts in glass door merchandisers and vending machines. The interface enables individual setting of more than 500 parameters, including the daylight saving mode, compressor operating times, canopy/cabinet lighting schedules, evaporator/condenser fan control, and variable temperature control. Manufacturers have the ability to configure the controller remotely using an external docking station.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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