Choosing panel components often comes down to “What’s the lowest-cost device that meets all application requirements?” Some OEMs and panel builders answer incorrectly without a good understanding of the differences between UL 98 and UL 508.
When selecting panel components, OEMs can boost their competitive position by looking beyond price at three other factors that can elevate the quality, reliability, functionality, and price-competitiveness of your panels.
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.
If you appreciate the wisdom of combining the fax, scan, and copy functions into a single device, the benefits of combining the function of relays and meters in your breakers should be crystal clear. Read more about the benefits of smarter breakers and why you should throw away your relays.
Product Marketing Manager – EPR, Pilot Devices, Limit Switches
ABB Electrification Products
In every assembly process, simplicity saves time and money. Two simple technologies that simplify panel building are push-in connections and compact pilot devices. Learn more about how they can help improve your assembly process.
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.
Market Development Manager-Americas – Renewable Energy & Power Generation
ABB Electrification Products Division
Are you making smart component choices? When selecting components for energy storage power control systems, traditional designs are the right choice in some cases. For automatic transfer switches and current monitoring systems, it’s a smart idea to consider today’s smarter digital devices.