Commercial advantages of motor protection circuit breakers over fuses

For processing and manufacturing operations, protecting motors is crucial to maintaining productivity and managing maintenance costs. Because fuses cost less than circuit breakers, they have often been the choice for this application. But Schneider Electric circuit breakers have evolved in recent years and come into their own as users consider total cost of ownership. Comparing […]

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CP2E all-in-one controller for compact IoT applications

  OMRON’s recently launched CP2E all-in-one controller improves data connectivity, simplifies complex machine funstions and reduces in-service maintenance demands. Importantly, the CP2E Series offers a cost-effective way to add IoT to compact machines. As an all-in-one controller, it collects machine performance data and shares the appropriate information with the host network. Rising labour costs and […]

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ABB drive removes steeping production bottleneck.

Installing an ABB drive on a mechanical agitator at a production bottleneck has reduced stoppages, cut maintenance and saved energy. Bairds Malt has five malt houses across England and Scotland, supplying 250,000 tonnes of malt a year to brewers and distillers. The ABB ACS880 industrial drive controls four gear motors located on the corners of […]

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Introducing the new TeSys colour scheme

Schneider Electric is updating the appearance of the TeSys range with a modern elegant look to reflect their EcoStruxure range. The change affects several models from the TeSys range which will feature facia colours going from white to a robust dark grey appearance. Models affected are the Tesys U, TeSys T, TeSys GV2L and the […]

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Q2V space saving VSD from Omron brings benefits for OEMs

In developing their new Q2V space saving VSD, Omron Automation paid special attention to the needs of OEMS. Features like integrated filter, side by side mounting, screwless terminals and coated PCBs reduce installation time and extend operating life. The close mounting offered by the Q2V space saving VSD reduces enclosure sizes without suffering from derating […]

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