Enhanced circuit protection  An evolution in safety, efficiency, and reliability

Enhanced circuit protection: An evolution in safety, efficiency, and reliability  

Circuit protection is a vital safeguard for people and assets. More than a century ago, the first electrical fuses designed to protect electrical systems against excessive currents were introduced. Since then, innovations in enhanced circuit protection solutions have made electrical power more efficient, reliable, and safer. 

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Digital conveyors

The key to reducing energy use in conveyors

Energy costs are becoming an increasingly important consideration for facility managers when selecting motors and related control components for their conveyor systems. OEMs are taking notice and designing in the capability to monitor and manage power. 

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Semiconductor manufacturing

CHIPS Act creates opportunity for panel builders

The CHIPS Act will open the floodgates of funding to increase domestic integrated circuit production. For panel builders, this creates a huge opportunity to serve production-equipment OEMs and chip-fabrication facility managers. 

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Plug-in breaker

Learn the 4 key benefits of plug-in breakers

Plug-in technology is gaining wider acceptance among panelboard and switchboard equipment builders. They are capitalizing on the four big benefits of plug-in breakers to differentiate themselves with safer, more reliable products.

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Higher solar voltage / New panel opportunities

Solar-PV energy providers no longer need complex solutions to match 800/1000 VAC array outputs to lower-voltage storage systems. Panel builders can support their shift to much simpler, more efficient, more reliable 800/1000 VAC storage.

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Surge protection devices

Why the increased need for surge protection?

Surge protection devices are evolving from being “accessories” toward “necessities.” Learn why more OEMs and panel builders are making the smart move to include these devices in their designs.

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food and beverage

Three ways the right panel components can reduce stress in food and beverage facilities

Most panel components are sourced based on electrical or functional specs, and then cost. But there are other factors to consider. Learn about three surprising benefits panel builders can realize by making smart component selections for food and beverage facilities.

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backup-power control system

Boost the reliability of your backup-power control system

Facility managers with backup-power systems are like skydivers; they can’t know if the backup actually works until they need it. Using smart devices in power-control-system panels greatly increases backup-power system reliability.

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automatic transfer switch

3 things to think about when selecting an automatic transfer switch

The automatic transfer switch has moved from a relatively mundane role in power distribution and control systems to being a major player. Read about three traits to consider to ensure you select the right ATS for your application.

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UL845 motor control centers panel

Could you get into the UL 845 motor control center panel market?


Rebecca Stamps, Product Marketing Manager LV & MV Motor Control, ABB

Providing UL 845 motor control centers represents a step up the value chain for UL 508A panel shops. But that step up into a new and potentially profitable market requires a smaller step than you might think.

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