Manufacturing automation systems are delicate and very expensive pieces of kit, which perform vital functions for the businesses they serve.
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has won the prestigious Datacentre Solution of The Year category at the European IT & Softwarexcellence Awards, 2017.
The award, for an upgrade project delivered in conjunction with APC™ by Schneider Electric Elite Partner Comtec Power, a UK data centre design and build company, was facilitated to meet the differing needs of Cardiff University’s High Performance Computing (HPC), Advanced research (ARCCA) facility.
So, the scene has been set, we have our smart tool, the phone or tablet; we have Apps and we have wireless, 4G and other smart networks which is great news, but what does it really give us? Well to be honest, this is where the hype kicks in and perhaps the confusion. For a definition of The Internet of Things I refer you to this definition from Wikipedia; The Internet of Things is the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as connected devices and smart devices), buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software sensors, actuators and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data
The all-in-one solution eliminates typical wiring and installation nightmares usually associated with emergency lighting circuits. HotSpot Plus is one single case unit with a maximum 45W dimmable LED driver integrated with cable-clamp, loop-in/loop-out connectors for mains input and LED output connectors to the luminaire.
Until 30 June 2017, Fluke is offering a FLK-1507/323 KIT which comprises a compact, rugged and easy-to-use Fluke 1507 Insulation Tester with a free, rugged true-rms 323 Clamp Meter. The Fluke 1507 Insulation Tester, with its multiple test voltages, is ideal for a wide range of electrical installation, troubleshooting, commissioning, and preventative maintenance applications. The Fluke 323 True-rms Clamp Meter is the ideal general troubleshooting tool for commercial and residential electricians and is designed to verify the presence of load current, AC voltage, and continuity of circuits, switches, fuses and contacts. This and other new Spring Specials offers may be found at www.fluke.co.uk/promotions.
Cable sleeves are a durable solution to keep wires and cables identified in challenging conditions. Applying a cable sleeve to hundreds of cables is quite time-consuming. Brady offers the new BSP™45 Automated Sleeve Applicator to increase cable sleeve application speed and to reduce application cost.
Imagine important machinery, power or business systems are down because of one damaged cable hidden in a thick bundle. Singling it out manually would cost a lot of time when time is critical. A simple, yet durable cable identification label at regular intervals helps to have important systems back up a lot faster.