Posts tagged as Application News

Voltage optimisation saves energy

  The Powerstar voltage optimisation system is a simple, but extremely effective method of reducing a building’s incoming voltage to around 220 V, the optimum rating for all electrical equipment, by employing an innovative device in series with the main electricity supply. An easy to install solution, capable of delivering guaranteed electricity savings, the technology […]

Electronic motor starter simplifies wiring

  Eaton is now offering its multi-functional EMS electronic motor starter for motors with ratings from 0,06 to 3 kW with integrated control via the innovative SmartWire-DT communication and connection technology. This makes the connection of the motor starter to the automation environment easier, faster, less prone to errors and therefore more cost-effective. The starter […]

Complete power distribution solution

  With the new combination of BreakerVisu software and display, Eaton is offering machine and system builders a cost-efficient and ready-to-use complete solution for modern power distribution. The software system can visualise the data of up to 48 circuit-breakers and measuring devices on a colour display and stores it in log files. The package solution offers […]

Improving utility worker efficiency

  GE’s Digital Energy business and ikeGPS have entered into a partnership to improve utility worker efficiency through the utility data collection capabilities of ikeGPS technology. Branded by GE as MapSight, the device streamlines the data collection and analysing processes by enabling the collection of joint-use utility pole data quickly, digitally and remotely on a […]

Wind lidar system accepted for speed assessments

  DNV GL has announced that the Zephir 300 wind lidar system has been accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments with either no or limited on-site net mast comparisons under “benign” conditions. It is the first commercial wind lidar system to achieve accreditation at this level. The system measures wind characteristics […]

Air conditioning, cooling systems company acquired

Schneider Electric South Africa has announced the finalisation of its merger with Uniflair South Africa, and the latter’s complete integration into the Schneider Electric flagship brand. The announcement follows the positive business outcomes of the 2010 acquisition of precision air conditioning and technical cooling systems company Uniflair SpA, by Schneider Electric. The local Uniflair entity […]

Contactors, overload relays for LV use

  The WEG range of SABS-approved CWM contactors and thermal overload relays offers a reliable solution for LV applications in electric panel assembly for OEMs, distributors and end-users. The compact contactors include a range from 7 to 22 A AC-3 and a standard range from 9 to 800 A AC-3, presenting a suitable contactor for […]