What you need to know about soft starters

Soft starters are electronic devices for starting motors by reducing the inrush current and torque. They use a silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) to gradually increasing the voltage to the motor allowing it to speed…

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TSN offers futureproof factory automation

Adopting the right technology provides greater transparency, higher productivity and better process management.  Users are more able to move forward and adapt to the new manufacturing landscape. The secret is to pinpoint the technologies…

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UK ranks 22nd and falling for production robots use

Research by the International Federation of Robotics (IFM) into the world robotics market raises interesting questions about their use in the UK. In the table of robot density per 10,000 workers by country, the…

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new G5-5 guidance for harmonics in power systems

The new G5-5 recommendations on harmonic disturbance are a significant change to the previous G5-4. Importantly, this is a site standard rather than a product standard. This means system integrators and end-users must ensure…

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