Technical Features

June 2014
Moving from Electromechanical to Solid-State in Relays and Circuit Breakers
Courtsey Eaton Corporation

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Figure 1: Contact wear in an electromechanical relay

As a mature technology, electromechanical relays and circuit breakers are well established, however they continue to suffer from some inherent weaknesses. Moving to solid-state technology can address these but introduces its own challenges. So, what is the right solution? In the movies, whenever the
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Date:
10/31/2019
When Cloverland Electric Cooperative wanted to replace the aging subsea cable that serves Drummond Island in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, they turned to experienced utility consultant GRP Engineering, Inc. to plan and design the tricky project. As the successful bidder to Cloverland Electric, Kerite Corporation
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Date:
06/30/2014
More than often it is common that when technical equipment fails, finding the root cause of the failure consumes significantly more time than actually fixing the problem. In highly sophisticated factory automation environments where capital-intensive equipment is in operation or where time-coupled chemical processes
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Date:
06/24/2014