The 18th Edition of the IET’s Wiring Regulations contains some important changes to the requirements and test standards for surge protection.
Although switchgear is generally reliable and performs well, failures, when they happen, can be catastrophic and cause death or serious injury and major damage to plants and even buildings.
Murrelektronik has published a report – ‘Give circuit breakers a break: How to protect your 24V DC circuits better’.
Heiko Luckhaupt of RS Components discusses the functionality of modern control panel hardware and how new and evolved products will help OEMs and end users in terms of ease of use, functionality and their ability to address the demands of modern machine building and end-user operation.
Standards are often very helpful, but sometimes, they can be quite a nuisance too.