The importance of motor protection in modern industries

According to Schneider Electric, it is simple to underestimate the importance of electric motor protection in modern industries. Since their development 150 years ago, the design and performance of electric motors have undergone many refinements. But their fundamental function remains unchanged: they convert electrical energy into mechanical movement. Overall, electric motors provide the power to run […]

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Experiences of edge computing driving business continuity

It is hardly surprising that the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing manufacturing and impacting on business continuity. The digitisation of industrial processes means that previously inaccessible data is now collected, stored and analysed. But where is this happening? Increasingly, the processing of data is happening local to the source, and this is generally by […]

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Protecting motor driven systems with the correct breaker

Motor-driven systems are everywhere from processes to commercial heating, ventilating, cooling, and refrigeration. With business productivity so dependent on them, they must be correctly protected. OEM machine builders and electrical contractors need to ensure that there is a circuit breaker used on all motor-driven systems. According to Schneider Electric’s Henrique Matheus, selecting the proper type of […]

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Scheider Electric’s digital transformation offers OEMS new ways to win business

Digital transformation offers OEMs new opportunities to develop their value proposition and competitive advantage to win new orders. Several new trends are converging that make digital transformation both affordable and scalable. Now is the time for OEMs to rethink both products and services and leveraging the benefits of digitisation. Most OEMs have succeeded in optimising […]

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Replacing ATV61 and ATV71 drives with ATV630 and ATV930

Replacing ATV61 and ATV71 drives that have failed with Altivar Process Drives presents a challenge for users. Smart factories of the future depend on devices with embedded intelligence installed in equipment and machines. This means that replacements for many end-of-life devices (EoL) will be different in both size and performance from their predecessors. Schneider Altivar […]

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