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Schneider Electric has announced the debut of Energy University™, a vendor-neutral, online educational community that provides the fundamentals needed to implement successful energy efficient solutions scaling various applications. The courses are designed to provide anyone involved in the decision-making, management, planning, design, or construction of a space impacted by energy, a level of expertise to address efficiency issues and apply safe, reliable and cost effective measures.
The first European Machinery Directive (89/392/EEC) specified as far back as 1989 that the emergency stop control must latch and must trigger the stopping function before it latches. In 1993 this was amended to make it more precise, stating: ‘Once active operation of the emergency stop device has ceased following a stop command, that command must be sustained by engagement of the emergency stop device until that engagement is specifically overridden; it must not be possible to engage the device ... [more]
Schroff has launched a new edition of its main catalogue. Running to over 1100 pages, Edition 23 provides detailed technical information on the company’s complete range of products, including cabinets, cases, subracks and power supplies.
Among the many new products to appear in the catalogue are the propacPRO series of cases, a range of intelligent socket strips, and extensions to the company’s cabinet range.
In addition, the catalogue features a useful appendix containing an overview of r... [more]
The Pearl, Qatar, is multi-billion dollar man made island covering 400 hectares of reclaimed land just off the coast of the State of Qatar. It is designed to provide the highest quality living accommodation and a secure environment for up to 40,000 residents in 11,000 luxury villas, town houses, penthouses and apartments spread throughout ten distinctive themed districts.
The development, which is the first of its kind in Qatar, will also include five-star hotels, marinas and schools, as wel... [more]
Schneider Electric has launched a new Industrial Control and Automation Training Programme to offer distributors the knowledge and skills they need to increase sales and improve customer service. The courses, which are targeted at Schneider Electric distributors, are easily adapted and modified to meet the exact needs of the attendees and the business they work for.
The courses from Schneider Electric benefit from the company’s vast experience gained within industrial control and automation ... [more]
HMIs (Human Machine Interfaces) are fast becoming an essential part of plant management and are now commonplace in most large production lines but new compact terminals are making them ideal for smaller applications too. However, some managers, despite being keen to utilise the benefits of this technology, are unaware of how simple it is to incorporate the system into the plant’s automation.
HMIs offer a window into an automation system by providing a visual link to an entire process, an in... [more]