Archive for July, 2018

Surge protection for data centres

There are two main types of risk in terms of data centres and electrical power surges: lightning strikes and switching surges caused by the switching of cooling systems’ inductive loads or possibly generators switching over from utility supply, and causes stemming from the power utility. Ideally, the most comprehensive surge protection solution would include all […]

Powerful, miniaturised wall washer

iGuzzini announces the Laser Blade XS range, expected to become an icon on the local market. The company invests some 7% of its annual turnover in research and development. Every year, iGuzzini creates around 2500 codes within its six core areas of application: retail; culture; infrastructure; work; hospitality and urban living. The Blade range is part of […]

Software-defined GNSS receiver now supports Glonass

The Trimble Catalyst software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Android phones and tablets has been updated to support Glonass. The update demonstrates the advantages of software GNSS for delivering new functionality faster and easier. Access to the Glonass constellation increases the number of GNSS satellites visible when working in the field. As a […]

Addressing industrial power quality problems

Industrial  power quality solutions generally consist of devices to deal with individual problems, and if more than one problem needs to be dealt with, more than one device is required. The unified power quality conditioner (UPQC) is designed to cope with multiple PQ issues. Power quality problems experienced at the grid connection point of industrial […]