Energetics

Electrical hazard definition – Types of electrical hazard

One of the most vital group of electrical hazard are those associated with the impacts of electric current on the body. To start with,...

Complete Energy-Meter Evaluation Board from STMicroelectronics Combines Low-Cost Sensors and Robust Galvanic Isolation

A new evaluation board from STMicroelectronics speeds design of 3-phase AC Watt meters that meet the most stringent international quality and accuracy standards using...

Optical coupler by Wurth Elektronik with 5 kV insulation

Wurth Elektronik presents for the first time optical couplers with a phototransistor result. The new WL-OCPT 816 series consists of coplanar couplers that include...

Tips on Providing Electrical Safety in Buildings

Every system in any commercial building needs to function as efficiently as possible. When talking about building systems, it covers everything-- even its electrical...

General overview for 5 types of wires

There are many types of wires that you can go with. Each of the wires has some advantages and disadvantages. We will see an...

Vishay Intertechnology’s ENYCAP™ Energy Storage Capacitors Now Available in Seven Smaller Case Sizes

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced that its ENYCAPÔ electrical double-layer power storage capacitors for energy harvesting and power back-up applications are currently...

Contactor vs Control Relay: Difference between Contactor and Control Relay

Contactors and Control relays are electrically run switches utilized for switching of lots and for managing the electric circuit respectively. Generally the tool of...

Measuring and Instrument Transformers – What are they used for?

Current Transformer The current transformer is a suitably designed measuring transformer in which, during normal operation, the secondary current is almost proportional to the primary...

What is Automatic Circuit Recloser (ACR) used for?

Automatic Circuit Recloser Permanent network disturbances are most often caused by broken line wires, transformers, cables not working and system devices that must be repaired...

MICOM P123 – Three-phase overcurrent and earth-fault protection

MICOM P123 MICOM P123 devices are relays operating on the basis of digital technology. The module has 4 analog inputs, including 3 current inputs and...