Entries by Victoria Anders

Streamlining panel design equals higher SCCR

—Sean Ghoddoucy, Segment Manager, National Alliance Accounts, ABBDaniel Lightsey, ABB Ability(TM), Smart Power Panels with higher AIC / SCCR ratings provide superior safety, helping protect employees and equipment while avoiding production losses and scrap. OEM machine builders and panel builders can pursue several paths to achieve those higher ratings. Streamlining panel design equals higher SCCR“Safety […]

Digital tools for finding and buying panel components

—Molly HanniganOEM Sales ManagerABB Electrification Business The pandemic greatly increased the use by manufacturers and distributors of digital and online tools to stay in touch with customers. Panel builders are using these digital tools for finding and buying panel components needed to keep production on track. GoToMeeting™. Skype. Zoom. Everyone knows the names of these […]

Power circuit breaker ratings explained

Darryl MoserSales Enablement ManagerABB Electrification Products Division When selecting the right low voltage power circuit breaker for an application, it is important to consider both short-circuit current ratings and short-time current ratings. Understanding these performance characteristics will help you choose between the various circuit breaker designs.