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In today’s world, everything seems to be getting faster, from fibre broadband to high-speed trains, speed is certainly of the essence in today’s modern world whatever aspect you venture into. With the ever-increasing trend towards digitalisation in seemingly all aspects of life, it comes as no surprise that huge pressure is being felt within the industrial environment too. What are the mechanisms and technology that can be used for controlling motors and process control systems and beyond that can keep pace with the rest of the world?
The last edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, the 18th, was released in July 2018, becoming effective in January 2019, which features some important changes for the protection of electrical and electronic equipment and people around them from damaging overvoltage surges.
The 18th Edition – What Changed?
Surge protection devices that guard against the harmful effects of transient overvoltage will need to be installed in situations which may pose a worse-case threat, including:
- Loss of life or serious injury
- Interruption to public service or commercial activity
- Damage to cultural heritage
- Impact a large populated area
These changes apply to all new electrical system designs and installations and all alterations to existing systems as well, both will need to be fully assessed for protection against transient overvoltage risks and protected as required using the appropriate SPD.
Important Update Concerning SICK Automation and Control Product Availability from Kempston Controls.
SICK, one of the World’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of automation and control products will be staging a phased removal of a number of ranges of their existing product portfolio during the Spring and Summer of 2019.
Out with the old, in with the new
Due to technological progression and a desire by SICK to consolidate their product ranges, a number of existing legacy automation and control products currently stocked by Kempston Controls will cease to be available once existing stocks are exhausted. However, a considerable number of new and exciting alternative next-level-technology sensory products from SICK will be taking their place. Please call or email our technical helpdesk for further information: +44(0) 1933 411411 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Signalling change with the X10 Range of Industrial Alarm Sounders and Beacon/Sounders
X10 Sounders: Maxi, Midi and Mini sizes
The Best Sounder and Beacon/Sounder Solution for the Ultimate in Harsh Environments?
Are you looking for a durable and tough Sounder or Beacon/Sounder solution that can stand up to the rigours of an intense industrial environment? Then the X10 Range of Sounders and Beacon/Sounders created by Eaton-Fulleon and brought to you by Kempston Controls is just what you have been looking for. From sub-zero temperatures to searing heat the X10 range of sounders and sounder/beacons can survive all the working environments imaginable.