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READ | Are you ready for Industry 4.0?

Step into the future with the arrival of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. Large-scale machine-to-machine communication and the Internet of Things (IoT) are being integrated for increased automation, improved communication, and self-monitoring. Is your facility ready for the automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology? Welcome to Industry 4.0 The fourth industrial revolution, which came into existence in the past few years, is established as Industry 4.0. More flexible production, greater productivity, and the development of…
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NEW SERIES - The Fundamentals of Circuit Breakers (part 4)

We’re wrapping up our series on Circuit Breakers by taking a look at: 1. The common reasons why an industrial circuit breaker might trip 2. How to size a circuit breaker Missed out on previous articles in this series? Click below to catch up now! Part One              - Circuit breaker basics and how they compare to fuses Part Two              - Circuit breaker components Part Three           - Types of circuit breakers Common reasons why Circuit Breakers Trip A circuit breaker that trips regularly is annoying – but this actually indicates that the breaker…
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NEW SERIES - The Fundamentals of Circuit Breakers (part 3)

The next article in our series on Circuit Breakers discusses a few common types of breakers. Missed out on the first two articles? Follow the links below to catch up on parts one and two in the series: Part One - Gain an understanding of what circuit breakers are, how they work and how they compare to fuses. Part Two - Learn about what circuit breakers typically comprise of. In the third article of the series, we give you an overview of miniature, molded case, residual current and air circuit breakers…. Types of Circuit Breakers 1. Miniature Circuit Breakers A Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB)…
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NEW SERIES - The Fundamentals of Circuit Breakers (part 2)

In this NEW series, we will be taking you through the ins and outs of circuit breaker technology. Part one of the series shares a basic understanding of what circuit breakers are, how they work and how they compare to fuses. In Part two below, we get into the detail of circuit breaker components. Watch this space to catch the full series! What does a circuit breaker comprise of? Although low and medium voltage circuit breakers have unique designs that are specific to amperage, voltage and application, there are five main components that are universal across the different types of circuit breakers.…
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NEW SERIES | The Fundamentals of Circuit Breakers - part 1

High magnitude abnormal currents could be a result of various faults that may occur at your facility. These lead to the unnecessary replacement of equipment and electrical wiring - a costly affair, especially if it causes production downtime…. Is there protection that will prevent this from happening in your facility? In this NEW series, we will be taking you through the ins and outs of circuit breaker technology. In part one of the series, we give you an understanding of what circuit breakers are, how they work and how they compare to fuses. What is a Circuit Breaker? A circuit breaker is an…
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