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Figure 3. Typical speed torque curves. Courtesy: EASA
Switchgear November 9, 2018

What’s in a nameplate?

Information helps the selection of the right motor regardless of application.

By Jim Bryan
Courtesy: CFE Media
Switchgear November 8, 2018

2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing's future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform.

By CFE Media
Switchgear August 27, 2018

Manage energy in your HVAC systems: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Charlie Martin answered questions about topics such as 3-phase motors, AHU maintenance, efficient systems, and evaporative cooling units.

By Charlie Martin, Advanced Energy
Switchgear August 23, 2018

CHP, DG, and microgrids energize universities

Combined heat and power (CHP), distributed generation (DG), and microgrids keep university campuses energized—fueled by natural gas.

By Gas Technology
Switchgear July 13, 2018

Why Should I Trust New Approaches to Electrical Safety Management: Your questions answered

Webcast presenters Rachel Bugaris and Marty Kronz answered questions about topics such as voltage indicators for AVTs, electrical safety, and labeling.

By Rachel Bugaris and Marty Kronz, Panduit
Switchgear April 27, 2018

Trade organization announces annual conference

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Annual Convention and Exposition from June 24 - 26, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisc. is focused on the theme "Connect 2 Quality."

By Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)
Switchgear March 21, 2018

Controlling and containing arc flash with maintenance, technology

Brent Henry, director of marketing for power distribution and control assemblies at Eaton, talks with Plant Engineering about the continuing issues around arc flash and how plant managers can address these issues.

By Brett Henry, Eaton
Switchgear March 21, 2018

Arc quenching switchgear offers 4-millisecond arc flash arrest

Eaton's release of its Arc Quenching Magnum DS switchgear is designed to advance safety and reduce downtime in oil and gas, utility, healthcare, water, wastewater, and other industrial applications.

By Eaton
Switchgear March 21, 2018

Full speed in washdown? Not so fast!

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) provide a better way to manage energy and water.

By Ron Crutchfield and Gary Jacott, Motion Industries
Switchgear March 20, 2018

Arc flash: avoid the shock

Go beyond the NFPA 70E tables to do an analysis.

By Tommy Northcott, Jacobs