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New engineering institutions launched

Welcome to the July issue of PBSI! On May 17th, two new engineering institutions were launched as part of a 15-year mission to bring engineering into primary schools.

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A holistic solution for railway applications

Recent research has identified the individual infrastructural goals for railway rolling stock which include improved reliability, increased capacity and greater efficiency. Oncoming system requirements will include remote diagnostic systems offering fast recovery in case of disruptions, innovative obstacle detection systems preventing train collisions, and avoidance of faulty communications providing perfect traffic management.

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Top ten tips when specifying small metal and plastic enclosures

Your new industrial electronic product has been designed and the board components specified. It has been prototyped, either on a development board to check functionality and performance or laid out on a final PCB design. It has been debugged, tested, tweaked, tested again and finally signed off for production. So far, so good. Now all that has to be done is to decide on the choice of enclosure for it.

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Five common enclosure cooling mistakes

The thermal conditions in enclosures and cabinets directly impact the longevity of the electrical and electronic components they house. Therefore, it is necessary to avoid certain pitfalls when cooling the enclosure that could lead to malfunctions and compromise the equipment’s operation. Here, Axair Fans outlines five of the most common enclosure cooling mistakes and how not to make them.

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Selecting an enclosure suitable to your application

CamdenBoss is a manufacturer of standard and ‘off the shelf’ enclosures. Its products are designed to ensure environmental compliance as well as practicality. Careful consideration should be given to the following points when selecting the right housing for your design. After all, the enclosure will be the main source of protection for the components or systems housed within.

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    Enclosure hardware security issues

    In the area of industrial security, new demands drive a continuous development process in tandem with new materials and

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    Automation without limits

    In a fast changing world in which an increasing number of things are connected with one another, industrial automation

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    New AX and KX enclosure ranges unveiled

    Rittal showcased its new AX compact and KX small enclosures at the Hanover Trade Fair 2019 in April. Both ranges are

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    Staying connected

    It is universally acknowledged that a plant manager in search of Industry 4.0 functionality requires a router. But it’s

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    Smart water monitoring down under

    Providing high quality water supplies is an essential service delivered by municipal authorities and utility companies

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