Clearing the Static: ESD protective packaging 25 October 2023, Actum Group The primary objective of ESD protective packaging is to prevent ESD incidents within the packaging and facilitate the dissipation of charges from the outer surface.
New NeoMesh protocol stack version 27 September 2023, CST Electronics NeoCortec has released an updated NeoMesh protocol stack version 1.6 firmware for its NC2400 and NC1000 module series, which now supports the new Sensirion SHT4xA temperature and humidity sensor series.
NewFeed feeder protection relay 27 September 2023, NewElec Pretoria The NewFeed Feeder Protection Relay has been designed to protect the connection between solar farms and conventional power grids in both low voltage (LV) and medium voltage (MV) distribution settings.
Clearing the Static 30 August 2023, Actum Electronics The use of grounding products and testing equipment becomes essential to verify the proper functionality of static control systems in the work environment.
Mobile devices in hazardous areas 26 July 2023, Extech Safety Systems, Editor's Choice Five areas where the requirements of IS are important and substantial to avoid ignition via mobile devices have been selected, with all references to SANS 60079-11:2012.
Next-gen HVC series 26 July 2023, Future Electronics TDK has announced its new generation of high-voltage contactors that can safely and reliably switch off continuous DC currents up to 500 A, and operating DC voltages up to 1000 V in lithium-ion batteries in 20 ms or less.
Clearing the Static: ESD flooring and installation 28 June 2023, Actum Group An important factor when choosing a floor covering, is the resistance to earth, which indicates how strongly the material will resist the flow of electricity through it (measured in ohms).
LA Series motor protection relay 26 April 2023, NewElec Pretoria Newelec’s LA Series relay is designed to be user friendly, with only one setting, and includes an integrated current transformer that allows conductor cables carrying up to 250 A to run through it.
ESD control plan evaluation 26 April 2023, MyKay Tronics Desco has provided an online survey to help companies evaluate its ESD control plan to the requirements of ANSI/ESD S20.20, where a confidential written report will be provided.
Clearing the Static: ESD training in the workplace 29 March 2023, Actum Group An electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden transfer of static charge between bodies at different charge potentials caused by near contact, which can potentially damage or destroy electronic systems.
320 series motor protection relay 28 February 2023, NewElec Pretoria With its easy-to-use operation, the 320 series motor protection relay from NewElec is particularly suited for operation in remote or rural sites.
Motor protection and control with dual port Ethernet 28 February 2023, NewElec Pretoria The NewCode dual Ethernet relay from NewElec is a three-phase induction motor protection relay with advanced control logic features and multiple motor starter control circuit configurations.
The OMRON network safety advantage 28 February 2023, Omron Electronics, Editor's Choice When designing a safety solution for a machine or application, a fundamental consideration is whether to implement it as a standalone or network safety solution.
Clearing the Static: Ionisation equipment 28 February 2023, Actum Group Ionisers ensure that static charges are eliminated by neutralising static charge generated during the manufacturing process or during transport to final test and assembly.