Reliable decentralised power supply for modular production systems

Nov 26, 2015 13:52 GMT Phoenix Contact UK If production systems are constructed in a modular fashion, they can be assembled in a configuration that best meets the user’s needs and grows with the requirements. The Uno Power supply units always deliver enough electric power to each production module.

Security appliances with integrated switch

Nov 24, 2015 13:48 GMT Phoenix Contact UK There is currently a great deal of discussion about the issue of cyber security and its optimisation. But not many businesses have a concrete idea even of the types of dangers against which they must defend themselves. Phoenix Contact provides new devices with innovative functions that effectively protect the network from the many types of attacks.

RAC Parliamentary Newsletter #6 - November 2015

Nov 23, 2015 14:38 GMT RAC Press Centre In this month's newsletter we focus on motorist priorities ahead of the Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review. We also share PACTS road safety data broken down by constituencies and look into the use of hand-held mobile phones whilst behind the wheel as well as our fuel watch.

Repair and maintenance of solar power systems

Nov 18, 2015 13:45 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Solar systems use a simple, manageable technology that home owners and businesses can use to contribute to CO2 reduction. The fact that there is great interest in solar energy can be seen in the steadily growing number of solar installation companies. Their staff must have technical knowledge if the solar power systems are to function reliably.

Circuit breaker boards- Decentralised protection of machines and systems

Nov 17, 2015 13:38 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Production systems should always become more compact and more modular, making them easier to expand. Decentralisation is of great importance for signal processing and power distribution. But system availability is decisive for business success. The new circuit breaker boards from Phoenix Contact support these trends.

Electronics housings in practice

Nov 12, 2015 13:35 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Device manufacturers specialise in electronics. When it comes to packaging these electronics in a housing, this is usually handled by the team’s electromechanical experts. Still, is this always the best approach, or can it also make sense to choose a suitable housing at an earlier stage?

Knife-disconnect terminals in process technology

Nov 10, 2015 13:32 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Process engineering systems feature many sensors and actuators that allow ongoing processes to be measured and controlled directly from the control centre. During commissioning, maintenance, or system errors, the signals of these field devices must be quickly, easily, and locally accessible or entirely isolated from the control loop.

London Midland's November 2015 stakeholder newsletter

Nov 09, 2015 09:10 GMT London Midland In this edition • We sponsor rugby in Liverpool • We go to Westminster • Transport Secretary visits London Midland • Our Revenue Team is on Sky News And much more

Reliably pluggable in the field- Sensor/actuator cabling with M12 plug-in connectors

Nov 05, 2015 10:41 GMT Phoenix Contact UK M12 plug-in connectors are widely used for field installation – and there is a reason why they are often the first choice. Numerous variants of the design offer the user a reliable and economical interface. A number of things must be considered during component selection – both for moulded and for freely configurable plug-in connectors.

School Crossing Patrol Service

Nov 05, 2015 10:33 GMT Moray Council Advice for pedestrians and motorists when approaching the Patrol Service.