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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Demystifying the UL 1008 testing requirements and ATS ratings

The UL 1008 Standard for Safety – Transfer Switch Equipment encompasses stringent testing for reliable operation under various conditions. This standard helps OEMs and panel builders optimize product safety and performance in critical power applications.

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7 Reasons businesses choose hybrid gensets 

Hybrid gensets blend traditional and alternative energy, offering businesses reduced emissions, fuel savings, reliability, and lower operational costs, aligning with green and cost-efficiency goals.

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ATS critical power application

New automatic transfer switch technology enables panel builders and OEMs to expand project opportunities

The size and complexity of traditional, multi-component automatic transfer switches created issues for panel builders and OEMs. But today, there are compact, all-in-one switch solutions that open the door to new applications and markets. 

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Semiconductor manufacturing facility. Application of MCBs.

The basics of trip curves for panel builders

A critical but often confusing characteristic of miniature circuit breakers are trip curves. Knowing the basics of trip curves can ensure selecting the lowest-cost breaker that will provide the needed protection without nuisance tripping. 

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Three key benefits of unlocking the data in your digital components

Most panel builders and OEMs are missing out on a simple way to greatly enhance the functionality and value of your products. Consider capitalizing on the power of the simple software available to unlock the hidden power in your products.

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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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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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The power of panels that can talk

William Lindstrom
Global Product Manager
ABB Electrification Products Division

Try to imagine doing business today without your cell phone. You probably can’t. In the same way, panel builders using communication-enabled devices like breakers and automatic transfer switches can’t imagine a panel without them. 

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Power control technology

See power control technology in action at ABB Customer World. ABB Customer World is a chance to learn, connect with peers, and find solutions. This year, it includes a remarkable simulation of the ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System, connecting devices throughout the showroom in working demo.

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