Switchgear
A look at the changes in the IEEE 1584-2018 standard. Courtesy: SSOE Group
Switchgear March 7, 2019

IEEE 1584 -2018 changes offer a robust upgrade

Comprehensive standard review impacts arc flash analysis.

By Ed McConnell, PE
Figure 1. It’s important to find the right balance between the electrical needs for wiring device and the ratings and environment in which the device will be used. Courtesy: Legrand
Switchgear February 11, 2019

Pick the right wiring for the right application

Plugs, connectors have different uses in different environments.

By Jeff Seabury
When conducting a motor analysis, it’s important to measure a number of key factors, starting with motor temperature, power quality, and torque. Courtesy: Fluke Corporation
Switchgear January 30, 2019

Diagnosing motor health: Start with the basics

Temperature, power quality, and torque all are strong indicators of a motor's health.

By Frank Healy
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
Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Finalist Logo
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. (Voting closed Jan. 11, 2019.)

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