Energy Management - Electrical Systems

The future of electrical safety

NFPA 70E brings the hierarchy of controls to the forefront. » more

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Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat

Air-to-water exchangers can reduce variable frequency drive (VFD) heat exposure. » more

Microgrid systems can be implemented to minimize downtime, lower costs, and increase sustainability all in a single project. Courtesy: Schneider Electric

Microgrids drive a new energy strategy

Energy master planning provides a bridge to the future by using microgrids to help manufacturers... » more

Map illustrates the diversity of natural gas plays in North America. Courtesy: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Natural gas from new sources

The convergence of three technologies—horizontal drilling tools, smart drill feedback... » more

The after image of a U.S. Steel facility show the effectiveness of proper LED lighting in enclosed spaces. Courtesy: MyLEDLighting Guide

Seven mistakes to avoid when upgrading your plant to LEDs

Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not... » more

Power factor is a dimensionless number between 0 and 1 that is defined as the ratio of real power (kW) to apparent power (kVA). Real power is considered to be the work producing component. Apparent power is the product of the total current and voltage use

Improving power factor to reduce energy demand charges, increase capacity

Low power is not only inefficient, but can also be expensive over the life of an electrical system.... » more

If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the equipment is the first place to start. Courtesy: Jason Blackeye, Unplash

Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency

If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the... » more

Image courtesy: CFE Media Microgrid systems can be implemented to minimize downtime, lower costs, and increase sustainability all in a single project. Courtesy: Schneider Electric Map illustrates the diversity of natural gas plays in North America. Courtesy: U.S. Energy Information Administration The after image of a U.S. Steel facility show the effectiveness of proper LED lighting in enclosed spaces. Courtesy: MyLEDLighting Guide Power factor is a dimensionless number between 0 and 1 that is defined as the ratio of real power (kW) to apparent power (kVA). Real power is considered to be the work producing component. Apparent power is the product of the total current and voltage use If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the equipment is the first place to start. Courtesy: Jason Blackeye, Unplash

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Mobile Cabinets

The Vidmar® E-Series line of mobile cabinets features eight carts, ranging from light to heavy-duty.

Fiber Optic Microswitch

The MR386 series Fiber Optic Microswitch is the world’s first fiber optic microswitch. » more

Admittance Point Level Switch

The SAL18 is an advanced RF admittance point level switch. » more

Single-Axis Controller

The Sigma-7Siec is a combination servo amplifier and machine controller in a single compact package. » more

Mobile CRM

A giant step forward in CRM technology, Mobile CRM enables Global Shop Solutions customers to remotely view sales orders, quotes, job status, contact information, and other data required to provide fast and responsive customer... » more

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Machine-tool industry limiting growth in the motion...

The machine-tool industry continues to be the largest sector for the... » more

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Lubrication strategy and energy management

Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra...

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