Eaton Launches UPS With Intelligent Cybersecurity
Eaton has launched the Ferrups FXTM uninterruptible power supply, which brings intelligent capabilities and cybersecurity to industrial applications ranging from manufacturing facilities to agricultural plants to global military installations. The Ferrups FXTM UPS is designed for harsh power environments in industries where downtime can have a significant impacts.
Marine Battery Production Making Gains Through Automation
Siemens has built a factory in Norway to automate the production of marine batteries being used to power an all-electric ferry.
DC Power Maintenance Strategies for Reliability
According to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), 98% of all power outages last less than 10 seconds. Yet, if the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) batteries fail during those 10 seconds, consequences can be significant.
TRB develops ground-breaking solution for high volume manufacture of composite components
TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fibre thermoset composite parts at high volume. By combining innovations in materials science with robotic manufacturing, TRB is making advanced composites competitive for automotive and aviation markets.
UNIPOWER Invests in the Future: Announces Faster Delivery Times of AC/DC Power Solutions
UNIPOWER LLC, a world-leading supplier of industrial AC and DC power systems, announces a new corporate initiative to invest in resources that are decreasing lead times and providing an easier order process for its highly reliable AC/DC power solutions. Known industry-wide for its product quality and longevity, this new program is designed to assist customers with time-critical delivery needs.
Cementex Announces New Lift-Front Hoods for Ultralight Series Arc Flash PPE
Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the release of a new lift-front hood in their Ultralight Series of Arc Flash PPE. The lift-front hoods provide a larger viewing area through the updated clear gray color shield, and remain compatible with Cementex's innovative hood ventilation system, for the greatest possible safety of personnel in environments in and around energized equipment.
Flexible and efficient power supplies
Phoenix Contact has increased the efficiency and power density of its popular STEP POWER power supplies. The third generation of STEP POWER keeps the same footprints as the previous version, measuring just 55 millimeters deep and with widths starting at just 18 millimeters. The STEP 3 power supplies were designed primarily for the building automation industry and have EN 60355-1 certification.
3DBattery Company and NEI Corporation receive grant from the BIRD Energy Program to take a Systems Approach to Next Generation of High Energy Density Lithium-ion Batteries
NEI Corporation (USA) and 3DBattery Company (Israel), recently announced that the BIRD Energy program has awarded the companies a $900,000 grant for the integration of an advanced anode material with a water-based electrode deposition process, leading to a new generation of high performance and low-cost Lithium-ion batteries.
PXiSE Energy Solutions and Toshiba Sign Agreement to Develop Renewable Energy and Microgrid Projects
PXiSE Energy Solutions (PXiSE) and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions (Toshiba) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides a framework for collaboration on developing new project opportunities for microgrids, initially in Japan and, ultimately, worldwide. Mitsui & Co., a PXiSE investor, will also participate in the venture. PXiSE and Toshiba intend to pursue joint marketing and project development activities incorporating PXiSE's software-based microgrid control platform.
Viking Cold Solutions Announces the Launch of Xcel Energy's Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program
Viking Cold Solutions, the leading thermal energy storage technology provider for the low-temperature cold storage and frozen food industries, announces the inclusion of its award-winning energy storage technology in Xcel Energy's new Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program, part of their Custom Efficiency programs in Colorado and Minnesota.