• 3 Jul
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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 around the world. Maintaining water quality requires constant monitoring and testing to ensure accurate measurements are being taken.

  • 5 Jun
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    Multi-circuit monitoring

    Eastron Europe has opened Sales and Customer Support offices in the United Kingdom. Utilising the new, high-tech manufacturing facilities of Eastron Electronic Company in China, combined with UK design, the company is providing streamlined support and supply of its extensive range of metering products for the UK and European markets. Here, Graham Lockhart, Sales Director at Eastron Europe, discusses the company’s latest solution for electricity sub metering.

  • 1 Apr
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    Fight fire with fire

    When not properly controlled or protected against, electricity can be a wild and unpredictable beast. It is highly sensitive to environmental factors and climactic conditions. In the wrong environment, it can be potentially deadly to those who use and try to control it.

  • 1 Apr
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    Modern fire prevention

    While the overall number of fire-related incidents has been on a downward trend over the past decade, in recent years the UK has seen a slight increase with 167,1501 fires attended by the fire and rescue services in 2017 and 2018.

  • 4 Mar
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    Top causes of PLC control system failure

    On New Year’s Day 1968, the programmable logic controller (PLC) was first designed. It has been used ever since to make logic based decisions in automated industrial processes.

  • 4 Mar
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    Performance monitoring

    Will Darby of metering, controls and automation specialist Carlo Gavazzi UK, outlines how to select the most appropriate machine monitoring relay for various applications.

  • 4 Mar
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    The world surges ahead

    The 18th Edition regulations represent a change of protection for installations, designed especially to increase the level of safety and reduce the risks associated with transient over-voltages.

  • 4 Mar
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    Controlling obsolescence

    Over the past 50 years, a growing number of industrial businesses have adopted computer-based automation systems.

  • 4 Feb
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    Wireless temperature and humidity sensors for substations

    The University of Strathclyde Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) is a research, demonstration and deployment centre for emerging electrical power system technologies and accelerating smart grid implementations.

  • 3 Jan
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    Access to machine data now available cable-free

    Back in February 2016, HARTING first launched its MICA edge computing platform. This robust solution was developed specifically to provide a quick and easy method of implementing digitalisation projects directly at facilities.

  • 3 Jan
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    Data network signals success for trackside project

    When building Ethernet networks for applications in harsh environments it is critical for panels to contain robust data communications equipment that can withstand all the extreme environmental conditions likely to be encountered.

  • 5 Nov
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    3 questions to ask before selecting an LTE WAN

    “We have our device, now we need to connect it to the Internet.”

  • 2 Oct
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    Testing the waters with programmable digital meters

    Established in 2006, The GBS Group is a full-service engineering firm based in Virginia Beach, USA, specialising in full system integrations for multiple customers in the commercial and government maritime, rail and transportation industries.

  • 4 Sep
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    Tough times demand touch switches

    The design process can be considered to be a series of choices, making decisions about the approach to be taken and selecting the components needed to complete the design.

  • 4 Sep
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    End of the road for the industrial relay?

    Whilst this prediction has been voiced for a number of decades now and even with the digitisation of industry and manufacturing accelerating at an exponential pace, the simple answer is, nothing could be further from the truth…