Capture new opportunities in the growing small power-generation systems market

Smaller-scale power generation systems are creating new opportunities for OEMs and panel builders. But they need to understand the unique feature that generator breakers must include.

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HVAC builders need to prepare for new UL 60335-2-40 standard

When new UL standards are enacted, electrical component makers and OEMs need to ensure compliance. OEMs in the HVAC market should ensure their suppliers for contactors can meet the new UL60335-2-40 standard by the January 1, 2024 deadline. 

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Apps build both safety and a path toward digitalization

The apps available to monitor, manage, and maintain power control and protection devices offer instant benefits to both panel builders and end users. These apps also represent a simple but strong first step toward digitalization. 

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UL 98 vs. UL 508 disconnect switches – Choose wisely

UL 98 or UL 508 disconnect switches? Panel builders and OEMs often make poor choices, resulting in project delays and increased costs. What do you need to know when selecting the right switch for your application?

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Solutions for semiconductor panel components

3 Solutions for power panels in semiconductor fabs

Machine builders serving the semiconductor industry face some particularly tough requirements for power quality and reliability. Read about three technologies available in panel components that can help meet those requirements.  

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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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Vertical farm

Four benefits of digitalizing control panels for vertical farms

The benefits of vertical farming are somewhat offset by the challenges of indoor agriculture. The need to optimize energy usage and reduce maintenance are increasingly being met with features found in digitalized control panel components.  

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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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Motor control for pump applications

The three levels of motor-starting controls

Providers of many products and services have long classified offerings as “Good, Better, or Best” to help guide buyers. That three-tier classification also works well for panel builders designing motor starting systems.  

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UL duel: UL 98 or UL 508 for disconnect switches?

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.

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