Enclosures for Hazardous locations

Hazardous locations require special enclosure consideration From our friends at Control Design By Anna Townshend, managing editor Control Design Nov 02, 2021 A Control Design reader writes: What type of electrical enclosure is best for high humidity and extreme temperature locations, such as near saltwater? Any recommendations on design, materials or other considerations? Enclosures for […] Continue Reading

Designing a More Effective HMI

Design Tips to Create a More Effective HMI From the pages of   This post was written by Chip McDaniel of AutomationDirect.  There are many ways to develop human-machine interface (HMI) screens for machine and process automation applications. Effective implementation requires discipline in design. The look, feel, and ease of use of an HMI can […] Continue Reading

Cabinet Coolers for electrical enclosures

Custom Cabinet Coolers for electrical enclosures From Design World By Kelsey Zebrowski EXAIR’s Cabinet Cooler systems can be customized to provide cooling within electrical enclosures in NEMA 12, NEMA 4, NEMA 4X and Hazardous location environments. These customizations include specific Btu/Hr values from 275-5600 Btu/Hr, adaptations for high temperature environments up to 200°F (93°C), and a […] Continue Reading

Start Wasting Solar Energy

It’s Time to Start Wasting Solar Energy Plummeting solar panel prices make it cheaper to overbuild, even if producers don’t always sell the power. By Michael J. CorenFrom Pocket.   Solar is so cheap, we need to build far, far more than we need. That was the surprising conclusion Marc Perez, a doctoral student in […] Continue Reading

U.S. solar industry predicts installations to quadruple

U.S. solar industry predicts installations will quadruple by 2030 By Reuters Staff Solar installations in the United States are expected to quadruple by 2030 thanks to the extension of a key industry subsidy late last year and booming demand for carbon-free power, an industry body said on Tuesday. The sector will install 324 gigawatt (GW) […] Continue Reading