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Power Line Filters that STOP the interference

Power Line Filters that STOP the interference... If you are experiencing interference with your telephones, flickering computer monitors, reliability issues with data networks, instrumentation errors, or misbehaving electronics you are most likely experiencing EMI or RFI in your electrical environment. Our EMI Power Line Filters are passive electronic devices used to suppress conducted...

How Temperature Kills Long Term Reliability

How Temperature Kills Long Term Reliability Did you know that with every 10 degree C increase in temperature, the lifetime of electronics is cut in half? And it’s true with static relays and semiconductors too. It stands to reason then that a power switching device, that has been designed to cope with...

How Thyristors Make your Machinery Safer

How Thyristors Make your Machinery Safer Problems with power can be a major cause of accidents, fires, and downtime in manufacturing operations. Components such as heating elements can cause power problems if the power isn’t controlled adequately or properly monitored. Operating at higher temperatures, power surges and short circuits can all...

Reduce Downtime in Manufacturing

Reduce Downtime in Manufacturing Keeping Power Consistent Incorrect or inconsistent power supply can cause all kinds of problems. A power surge tripping a circuit breaker isn’t a serious issue. If it happens often then it's wasting valuable time and is something businesses simply do not need to tolerate. Similarly, it doesn’t feel like...

Are Solid State Relays More Reliable

Are Solid State Relays More Reliable When choosing components for any machine in manufacturing, cost is always a consideration. A large reason manufacturers choose electromagnetic or mechanical relays is because they’re usually the cheapest option. Convincing buyers to purchase the more expensive solid state relays comes down to proving they're cheaper in...