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New RHINO Pro DC-to-DC Converters from AutomationDirect

January 30, 2023 AutomationDirect has added new RHINO Pro DC-to-DC converters that are designed for harsh industrial environments and provide high EMC immunity, shock/vibration resistance, and thermal shock resistance. When applications require a different DC voltage than what is available, DC-to-DC converters will change the supplied voltage to the one needed for proper operation. These…

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New Options Added To Hammond Power Solutions’ HPS Centurion P And HPS Sentinel Lines

Capacitor Contactor Option Available For HPS Centurion P Passive Harmonic Filter January 25, 2023 The capacitor contactor option allows the user to open and close a contact, removing the capacitors from the circuit. The user can control the contactor by providing configurable contact output from the VFD which opens at light load. Passive Harmonic Filter…

Emerson Introduces Branson GMX-HP, New Ultrasonic Metal Welder for Bonding Larger Batteries, Conductors and Wire Terminations
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Emerson Introduces Branson GMX-HP, New Ultrasonic Metal Welder for Bonding Larger Batteries, Conductors and Wire Terminations

Branson GMX-HP delivers higher power with greater downforce to meet changing requirements of global electric vehicle manufacturers January 24, 2023 Emerson’s new Branson™ GMX-HP ultrasonic metal welder combines greater power and downforce, essential for larger welds required by electric vehicles, batteries and energy storage systems, with a modular equipment design and features that simplify installation…

New G2RV-ST And G3RV-ST Relays from Omron
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New G2RV-ST And G3RV-ST Relays from Omron

Omron’s New G2RV-ST And G3RV-ST Relays Are Among the Fastest in the Industry That Provide Better Visibility, Top-Notch Reliability, and Vibration Resistance January 23, 2023 Speedier relays are a key requirement in today’s fast-paced manufacturing industry, and Omron responded to this need with the new ST relays that are among the fastest available on the…

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Panduit Announces Acquisition of Subsea Cable and Pipe Protection Product Portfolio from DongWon EN-Tec Co., Ltd.

Acquisition of Subsea Cable and Pipe Protection expands Portfolio for Offshore Alternative Energy & Optical Communications Customers in Asia-Pacific Region January 18, 2023 Panduit Corp., a global leader in innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions, announced that it has acquired the subsea cable and pipe protection product portfolio and related technologies from South Korea marine…

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High Voltage DC Contactor Relays from Littelfuse

January 18, 2023 High current and high voltage DC contactor relays for electric, hybrid, and industrial applications such as charging station, battery power supply, DC power control, circuit protection, and other switch controls. Can also be used in uninterruptible power supply and other electronic control systems.  Why Should You Use a Relay? The main job…

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HPS Power Quality Products

January 17, 2023 Good power quality is important to maintain critical operations, improve energy efficiency and prevent premature equipment failure. Examples of poor power quality include harmonic distortion, reflected wave voltage, and low power factor. HPS products include active harmonic filters, passive harmonic filters, dV/dT filters, line and load reactors, drive isolation transformers, harmonic mitigating…

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How the European Union Can Avoid Natural Gas Shortages in 2023

IEA report sets out key actions to close potential gas shortages gap if Russian pipeline deliveries fall to zero, including more rapid deployments of energy efficiency and renewables January 11, 2023 The European Union faces a potential gas shortage of almost 30 billion cubic metres of natural gas in 2023 – but this gap can…

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New K7TM Heater Condition Monitor from Omron Reduces Downtime and Product Waste by Detecting Early Deterioration in Heaters

 

Manufacturers seeking to avoid downtime and work-in-progress due to heater failure in industrial ovens, kilns, and metal heat treatment applications can gain peace of mind from a new Omron solution that monitors heater condition with high accuracy on a 24/7 basis. Industry leading automation solution provider Omron Automation Americas recently launched a new heater condition monitor that supports predictive maintenance by preventing heater failure.

 

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HPS Power Quality Lab: Putting Power Quality to the Test

 

The HPS Power Quality Lab allows customers to experience real time testing of line side HPS power quality products such as transformers, line reactors, active harmonic filters and passive harmonic filters as well as load side products such as load reactors and different types of dV/dT filters with various cable lengths. The power quality products can run at full load using either 10HP, 25HP and 100HP VFD systems and associated motor/load.