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Four critical steps to reduce unplanned industrial site electrical system downtime

Economic difficulties over the last 8 years have driven many industrial organizations to cut back on their power infrastructure maintenance spending. This includes maintenance on devices such as transformers, electrical… Read more »

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Designing and Building an Electrical Panel Part 3: Internal and External Equipment Layout and Installation

As you look at a panel being assembled in your shop, put yourself into the position of the customer and ask some critical questions about the internal and external equipment…. Read more »

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Designing and Building an Electrical Panel Part 1: Protecting Equipment from its Environment

The most critical element that shapes a panel design project must be addressed at the very beginning of a project: where is the completed unit going to be installed? This… Read more »

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5 Ways Integrated Electrical Panels Deliver Solid ROI In Both New and Refurbished Buildings

When it comes to building or refurbishing any commercial building, time is money. The longer it takes to complete the job, the longer it will be before the building owner… Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2: a tale of two standards

In response to the question “What’s the difference between standards IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2?”, I’m tending to answer with another question: What do they have in common?  They are… Read more »

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Choosing the right earthing system

Choosing the right earthing system for your power supply is crucial to protecting both people and property. And to make the right choice, you must understand how the different earthing… Read more »

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Electrical enclosures: Warm and dry keeps condensation away

How does condensation happen? Condensation is caused by warm moist air coming into contact with a surface that is colder than the air’s dew point. So what happens in an… Read more »

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How to stop control panels losing their cool in summer

High temperatures are all too often the prime cause of malfunction and failure in enclosure-housed equipment. And even when devices do not actually fail, their service life is curtailed. If,… Read more »

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IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2: a tale of two standards

In response to the question “What’s the difference between standards IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2?”, I’m tending to answer with another question: What do they have in common?  They are… Read more »

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Electrical enclosures: Warm and dry keeps condensation away

How does condensation happen? Condensation is caused by warm moist air coming into contact with a surface that is colder than the air’s dew point. So what happens in an… Read more »

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Choosing the right earthing system

Choosing the right earthing system for your power supply is crucial to protecting both people and property. And to make the right choice, you must understand how the different earthing… Read more »

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How to stop control panels losing their cool in summer

High temperatures are all too often the prime cause of malfunction and failure in enclosure-housed equipment. And even when devices do not actually fail, their service life is curtailed. If,… Read more »

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The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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5 Ways Integrated Electrical Panels Deliver Solid ROI In Both New and Refurbished Buildings

When it comes to building or refurbishing any commercial building, time is money. The longer it takes to complete the job, the longer it will be before the building owner… Read more »

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IEC 61439, More than just an upgrade, a whole new approach

IEC 61439 is intended to make it simpler and clearer for panel builders to ensure their low voltage assembly installations are up to standard. It also raises the issue of… Read more »

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Four critical steps to reduce unplanned industrial site electrical system downtime

Economic difficulties over the last 8 years have driven many industrial organizations to cut back on their power infrastructure maintenance spending. This includes maintenance on devices such as transformers, electrical… Read more »

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Designing and Building an Electrical Panel Part 3: Internal and External Equipment Layout and Installation

As you look at a panel being assembled in your shop, put yourself into the position of the customer and ask some critical questions about the internal and external equipment…. Read more »

2 Comments

IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2: a tale of two standards

In response to the question “What’s the difference between standards IEC 60898-1 and IEC 60947-2?”, I’m tending to answer with another question: What do they have in common?  They are… Read more »

54 Comments

Choosing the right earthing system

Choosing the right earthing system for your power supply is crucial to protecting both people and property. And to make the right choice, you must understand how the different earthing… Read more »

5 Comments

How to stop control panels losing their cool in summer

High temperatures are all too often the prime cause of malfunction and failure in enclosure-housed equipment. And even when devices do not actually fail, their service life is curtailed. If,… Read more »

3 Comments

Electrical enclosures: Warm and dry keeps condensation away

How does condensation happen? Condensation is caused by warm moist air coming into contact with a surface that is colder than the air’s dew point. So what happens in an… Read more »

2 Comments

Designing and Building an Electrical Panel Part 3: Internal and External Equipment Layout and Installation

As you look at a panel being assembled in your shop, put yourself into the position of the customer and ask some critical questions about the internal and external equipment…. Read more »

2 Comments

IEC 61439, More than just an upgrade, a whole new approach

IEC 61439 is intended to make it simpler and clearer for panel builders to ensure their low voltage assembly installations are up to standard. It also raises the issue of… Read more »

1 Comment

The Clip-on connection for round-the-clock panelboard monitoring

Once upon a time panelboards were kept in basements out of sight. They’d get an inspection visit once every six months, maybe, when a circuit breaker tripped. Not any more…. Read more »

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Clouding the issue: centralized multi-functional device management

  Panel boards in buildings’ power distribution systems comprise a whole lot of devices – circuit breakers, fuses, sensors, meters, switches, motors, you name it. And those devices have to… Read more »

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5 Ways Integrated Electrical Panels Deliver Solid ROI In Both New and Refurbished Buildings

When it comes to building or refurbishing any commercial building, time is money. The longer it takes to complete the job, the longer it will be before the building owner… Read more »

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Designing and Building an Electrical Panel Part 1: Protecting Equipment from its Environment

The most critical element that shapes a panel design project must be addressed at the very beginning of a project: where is the completed unit going to be installed? This… Read more »

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