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Schneider Offers Modicon M580 ePAC for Connected Automation

Schneider Electric / Square D

Schneider Offers Modicon M580 ePAC for Connected Automation

Schneider Electric is calling its Modicon M580 ePAC controller the first Process Automation Controller (PAC) ready for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

The device, Schneider says, is aimed at helping manufacturers improve machine performance, increase cybersecurity and apply the functionality of a safety programmable logic controller to existing machine processes to reduce costs, improve reliability and sustainability, manage operating risks and share ever-increasing amounts of raw operating data wirelessly throughout a factory floor.
New Options for Illuminating the Great Outdoors

Hubbell Lighting

New Options for Illuminating the Great Outdoors

Exterior luminaires often are treated as the workhorses of the lighting industry. With a need to withstand what can be harsh operating conditions, through winter storms and summer heat, design emphasis often focuses on durability and basic lighting functions, over more versatile applications. That’s beginning to change, however, as manufacturers have begun adding new capabilities to a range of outdoor fixture types.
Voltage Testing Without Leads

Fluke Corp

Voltage Testing Without Leads

Fluke’s new T6-1000 Electrical Tester is designed to let commercial and light industrial electricians do basic troubleshooting, verifying voltage and continuity values and testing individual circuits to get current and voltage levels all without test leads or metal-to-metal contact.
Kraloy JBox Junction Boxes with Hinged Cover
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Energy Savings Add Up Quickly with LED Parking and Area Lighting

Hubbell Lighting

Energy Savings Add Up Quickly with LED Parking and Area Lighting

Maybe like you, I’ve recently begun switching out my compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs with LED replacements in my table and ceiling fixtures. The energy savings aren’t huge, maybe 5 watts per lamp, and certainly not what I initially managed when switching from old 60 watt incandescents to the 13 watt CFLs. But every little bit helps, plus, the LEDs could last 15 or 20 years, depending on use, so I won’t have to worry about replacing them again for another decade or two.
Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

GE Industrial Solutions by ABB

Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

Lighting automation has bells and whistles, but a lighting contactor is necessary to switch the actual lighting circuits. Properly selecting lighting contactors can save installation and maintenance costs. What are some of the important considerations in addition to the correct voltage and current?
Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

In new construction, sustainable building practices are becoming the norm. But even in existing buildings, simple strategies can be implemented quickly and easily to address inefficiencies, reduce energy use, improve comfort, and enhance productivity in the space.
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