Carlo Gavazzi’s RGC1F Series of solid-state contactors have integrated fusing and system monitoring.
Carlo Gavazzi’s RGC1F Series of solid-state contactors have integrated fusing and system monitoring. RGC1F includes three functions in one housing: power switch, short circuit protection (by semiconductor fuse), and system monitoring. RGC1FA is the version including the power switch and integrated fuse holder, while the RCG1FS adds the functionality of the fuse, solid-state contactor, and load monitoring. The front of the product can be opened for easy access to the fuse holder, which accepts fuses from a wide range of manufacturers. A fast-acting semiconductor fuse provides short circuit protection for both the RCG1F’s solid-state semiconductor and the load cables. The product width is 35 mm for the full range and covers applications up to 40 amps ac and 600 Vac.
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey