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The third option when facing switchgear issues
The third option when facing switchgear issues

Electrical switchgear has two types of components that make up the system, which can be referred to as passive and active. The passive components consist of such things as the steel framing channels, cover plates, barriers, horizontal and vertical bus structures, as well as components that make up the mechanical... Read More

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PAT adoption allows for safety in electrical testing
PAT adoption allows for safety in electrical testing

Testing electrical equipment before it leaves a manufacturing facility, or before work begins on it at a calibration facility, has become increasingly more important in the United States over the... Read More

Motor shaft grounding can enhance reliability in your inverter-fed motor
Motor shaft grounding can enhance reliability in your inverter-fed motor

Variable frequency drives, as useful as they are for saving energy in many applications, may cause premature motor failure without proper grounding. Consider this: As a typical maintenance engineer... Read More

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Manufacturers cut $1 billion in energy costs through Better Plants program
Manufacturers cut $1 billion in energy costs through Better Plants program

The Energy Department today recognized more than 120 manufacturers that are making smart investments to save on energy costs, cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve their bottom lines.... Read More

External power adapter and charger market to rise 19% by 2014
External power adapter and charger market to rise 19% by 2014

Energized by strong demand for a wide range of popular electronics products, the global market for external power adapters and chargers is expected to grow by more than $1 billion, or 19%, in just... Read More

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Energy monitor and control unit
Energy monitor and control unit

ABB's CMS-700 energy monitor and control unit is designed to allow easy access for data collection,... Read More

Industry light for control cabinets, machines
Industry light for control cabinets, machines

The Weidmuller Industry Light (WIL) is an LED light source with an ultra-wide beam angle and... Read More

Non-contact rotary torque sensor
Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in... Read More

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