How anti-jam technology reduces wastewater pumping problems.

Growing health and hygiene interests, along with the pandemic have increased the volume of non-flushable items in the wastewater system. Our pursuit for convenience and healthy personal habits also means non-flushable items like wet wipes will continue to grow. Changing public perceptions and pumps using anti-jam technology offer a solution. Despite the marketing, these products […]

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Universal automation offers growth opportunities for Integrators

Industrial firms spend millions of pounds each year supporting and servicing their industrial equipment. Yet, according to Schneider Electric, using a standardised universal automation system reduces this spending. It would benefit both plant engineers and integrators. Universal automation is a platform that decouples hardware from software to save engineering time by eliminating vendor hardware lock-in. […]

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Four good reasons for not using mcbs in motor protection

  Industrial motors are the backbone of industry and commerce, and protective devices ensure their safe and reliable operation. Most machine builders and industrial engineers treat motor protection with care due to the downtime costs if they fail. Yet there are pressures on contractors and machine builders for smaller and lower cost solutions.   According […]

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Seven ways Altivar Machine drives benefit conveying systems

  Whether you are specifying a new conveying system or upgrading your existing material handling operation, Schneider Electric explains how Altivar Machine drives help. As AC drive technology for conveyors advances, it presents new ways to address challenges for improving productivity, performance, connectivity, and security. Importantly, modern drives are smaller, so they will fit in […]

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Why motor starter coordination is important to keep plants motoring

Electric motors are the backbone of manufacturing industries and operated correctly they can also provide decades of reliable service. Choosing the optimal motor starter coordination for each application keeps plants operational and controls costs. Motors play a vital role in a wide variety of roles from pumping to material handling. This means that any failure […]

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