Articles: Vector

How continuous improvement can transform your business

Richard Branson knows a thing or two about ideas. One of his favorite quotes is from Alfred North Whitehead, the ground-breaking philosopher and mathematician: “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.” We’ve all been there. A flash of inspiration hits: what a great idea! But we forget to write it down or, if […]

Lighting emergency gear – what waveform should we use?

This article explains the pitfalls in providing DC or a modified sinewave to drive LEDs in emergency mode. Many LED luminaires have built-in drivers, so emergency gear must either simulate mains or attempt to drive the LED with DC power. Lower-power LEDs with low power factors are easiest to drive due to their simple circuitry. […]

SABS: Industry to use independently verified, type-tested switchgear only

Both local and international standards have been amended since 2015 and this has created confusion in term of the compliance requirements of low-voltage switchgear. Inadequate testing and purchasing of untested products can have dire consequences to the supply of electricity. The South African National Standards (SANS) that apply to switchgear have been adopted from the […]

Environmental sustainability strategy launched

Cummins has announced its next environmental sustainability strategy, which includes science-based goals that meet or exceed the goals in the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Cummins is targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Cummins chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger says communities and business depend on our collective response to improve the health of the […]

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