Why Frame Size Matters With Molded Case Circuit Breakers

Credit to Author: Gilles Lordey| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00:18 +0000

Molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) are the critical building blocks for many electrical panels. But panel builders could be excused for treating these devices as a commodity at times. However,… Read more »

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Why MCBs are a Crucial Requirement in Power Management Systems

Credit to Author: Atin Chhabra| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 05:43:32 +0000

Miniature Circuit Breakers, commonly referred to as MCBs, are electromechanical devices whose primary function is to shield an electrical circuit from the undesired situation of an overcurrent. In optimal working… Read more »

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Simple to use motor circuit breakers as a result of innovation

Credit to Author: Darja Aleksejeva| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 19:23:09 +0000

We live in a constantly changing dynamic environment. Therefore, innovation is a key driver for success. It means more than just research and development. In other words, it refers to… Read more »

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Why is power connection integrity such a hot topic?

Credit to Author: Emir Boumediene| Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:00:04 +0000

Even power connections that are perfectly installed tend to loosen over time; avoiding this can head off serious problems Our previous post in this series discussed how important it is… Read more »

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Smart Load Monitoring Helps University of Lille Reduce Energy Consumption

Credit to Author: Thomas Peregrin| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:00:33 +0000

Located in northern France, the University of Lille is spread across six campuses and hosts more than 110,000 students. As one of several modernization initiatives, the university made the decision… Read more »

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Why is an electrical shutdown needed for a modernization project?

Credit to Author: Paul Fox| Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:36:01 +0000

Customers often ask me why an electrical shutdown is needed for a modernization project. Most say they can’t afford downtime. But here’s why a scheduled outage is absolutely necessary. While… Read more »

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Motor Protection: 5 reasons to choose circuit breakers over fuses

Credit to Author: Henrique Matheus| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:00:17 +0000

In the beginning, only fuses were used in electrical distribution systems to protect people and equipment against short circuits, circuit overloads, and other types of faults. Then, circuit breakers were… Read more »

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Retrofit versus replace: What should you do with your power distribution equipment?

Credit to Author: Giovani Zaccaro| Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:47:40 +0000

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” — the 3Rs — is a familiar phrase that reminds people to make environmentally responsible decisions. For power distribution systems, there’s another important R — retrofit. Retrofitting… Read more »

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