Power - Automation, Controls
Work light has an impact-resistant body and counter-weighted, hemispherical base that quickly returns the product upright when knocked over. Protected by a floating shock system and bulletproof dome, the 500-W halogen bulb...
Determining the efficiency of an HVAC system is often tedious and time consuming. It can lead to injuries when a technician on a ladder must overreach to attach a thermocouple or accidentally brushes against a hot surface.
A 16-p booklet, Basic Electricity and Transformer Fundamentals, is full of information, pictures, and diagrams. Section 1 has multiple choice questions on transformer basics, terminology, and operation. Section 2 has the answers.
Wireless communications have become so commonplace in industrial plants that they are often taken for granted. But rapid advances in technologies and capabilities make periodic reviews of radio systems a smart move.
Key concepts There is no metal-to-metal contact, which minimizes wear. Variable speed drives match the performance of the compressor to demand and reduce power consumption. Installation is simplified.
What's next? Let's get back to automation and controls now that we've survived Y2K. I admit I enjoyed watching the world throw a lot of time, talent, and money at a global challenge. It was supposed to be Yawn2K, and it was. Now...