Council in Court Over Worker's 230 Volt Shock

Bury Council has appeared in court after one of its employees suffered an electric shock from a 230 volt mains cable.

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Condensation Can Spoil A Winter Per-formance

Rittal heatersOne of the problems encountered with outdoor enclo-sures is the onset of cold weather and consequently the possibility of condensation within the structure. In order to eliminate this unwanted natural event, Rittal’s standard range of heaters for their outdoor cabinet can keep the chill off delicate electronics housed within.

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Will Graphene Change Our Material Future, Layer By Layer

Researchers are aiming to develop a new class of materials with remarkable properties using one atom-thick substances such as graphene in a new collaborative project.

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New Easy to Wire I/O Terminal Blocks Available for Omron PLCs

Omron launches a new range of I/O terminal blocks for the CJ- and CS-series PLCs. The high-density I/O units (32 to 64 digital I/O points) of these PLC series are equipped with one or two 40-pin connectors.

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Safety Accreditation for Harland Simon UPS Ltd

Local business Harland Simon UPS Ltd has been awarded accreditation from safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

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Rittal Design Software for Fully Shrouded Busbar Systems

Rittal RPE softwareRittal’s RiLine60 shrouded busbar system has been developed to distribute power up to 1600A and with an extensive range of adaptors allows design engineers total flexibility.

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Phoenix Contact New Bus Coupler for Fast I/O Systems

Axioline AXL BK S3The Axioline real-time I/O system from Phoenix Contact is now available with Sercos-3 bus coupler. Its advantages include short reaction times and synchronised operation.

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Identifying Energy Peaks Helps Reduce Costs

Energy meterIn the scope of a long-term technological collaboration, Phoenix Contact, manufacturer of industrial electronics, and Gossen Metrawatt, manufacturer of measuring and testing technology, have jointly developed a product for acquiring energy data. The objective of energy data acquisition is to identify potential for increasing efficiency and therefore helping to calculate costs.

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The Panel Builders Market - UK 2012-2016

AMA Research are pleased to announce the publication of the ninth edition of our report on the Panel Builders Market - UK 2012-2016. Incorporating original input and primary market research, the report represents an up to date and informed review of the market and is excellent value for money.

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Intelligent UPS Now Also Communicates with Higher-Level Controllers

Quint UPS-IQ power supplyIQ technology turns Phoenix Contact’s Quint UPS-IQ power supply into an intelligent UPS that provides continuous information about the charging state, remaining runtime, and lifespan of its energy storage devices, therefore maximising system availability. A new data cable now allows the UPS module to be integrated directly into the automation applications.

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