PRODUCTS | UPS Systems, Relays and Power Backups
EP Editorial Staff | June 11, 2012
Multi-Voltage Interlock Solution For Use With UPS Systems
Castell’s KSUPS+ product is a multi-voltage interlock pri-marily for use with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. This solenoid-controlled trapped-key device permits access to a UPS system only after it’s been put into a safe condition. It features a number of design improvements over previous models, including multi-voltage input. Voltages for the KSUPS+ range from 24 V AC or DC to 220 V AC or DC.
Castell Interlocks, Inc.
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Compact Electronic Overload Relays For Higher Amperages
According to Eaton, its C440 and XT electronic overload relays can improve system reliability and motor protection at higher amperages. Designed for global applications, these products feature an integrated starter solution and eliminate the need for an external current transformer, thus reducing overall space and equipment requirements. Available up to 175 ampere, they combine integral ground fault protection and communications capabilities in a single device.
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Flame-Resistant Work Jeans
Cintas Corporation has added the Carhartt Flame Resistant (FR) Jean to its exclusive line of Carhartt Rental Workwear. The jeans are a Hazard Risk Category 2 garment made with 14.75-ounce, flame-resistant cotton denim. They feature a relaxed fit and leg openings that fit over work boots for added comfort. Cintas’ rental program offers a specialized laundering process that helps maintain the garments’ level of protection for the wearer.
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Cummins Power Generation’s DMC 1500 Paralleling System features the company’s PowerCommand® system-level micro-processor-based master-control technology, custom-engineered switchgear and a user-friendlier icon-based, touch-screen interface. It communicates directly with gen-set and transfer-switch controls for seamless integration. Power transitions can be open or closed, in fast (100 ms) or gradual ramping mode. Functions include utility paralleling for peak shaving, base loading and load add/load shed sequence control. Available for low- or medium-voltage applications, the standard DMC 1500 system can accommodate four generators and be expanded for up to eight.
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MobileCollect from MicroRidge Systems wirelessly collects measurements from handheld gages using mobile modules that attach securely to the gage or fixture, then sends those measurements wirelessly to a PC for quality control. The system is suited for situations where there is heavy RF, significant machinery, robots or electrical noise. According to the company, the system can significantly reduce ongoing costs and downtime due to less-frequent cable failure and replacement.
MicroRidge Systems, Inc.
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