A recent article in tED Magazine announced that Eaton Corporation, a manufacturer that provides energy-efficient solutions to help manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably, is honoring it’s Mississauga Distribution Centre facility in Ontario, Canada, for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by …
IEEE C37 and IEC 62271 electrical standards govern the ratings, performance, features, and testing of circuit breakers and switchgear. Eaton’s High Voltage Circuit Breaker Standards – Comparative Guide compares the similarities and differences among the requirements of these electrical circuit breaker standards.
Eaton’s Generator Circuit Breakers Have Special Requirements for Generator Protection white paper summarizes unique and demanding aspects of protecting generator circuits and compares differences between the requirements for generator circuit breakers and those for standard distribution circuit breakers.
Eaton’s Securing Access at the Machine Level white paper discusses key remote access capabilities, security technologies, security threat vectors, and gives recommendations to achieve connectivity and secure access.
Motors often require large amounts of energy when quickly accelerating to full speed. Soft starters and variable frequency drives can both be used to reduce inrush currents and limit torque— protecting your valuable equipment and extending the life of your motor by reducing motor heating caused by frequent starts and stops. Choosing between a soft starter and a variable frequency drive often depends on the application, system requirements, and cost (both for initial startup and over the life cycle of the system). Read Eaton’s Choosing Between a Soft Starter and a Variable Frequency Drive to Fit Your Application white paper for a few tips to pick the best soft starter and VFD for your application.
What is ground fault sensing? How can it impact your design for grounding your breaker? Find out in Eaton’s Ground Fault Isolation with Loads Fed from Separately Derived Grounded Sources white paper.
Electrical equipment used in cold weather regions are subjected to different environmental conditions than covered by most standard approvals. There are two main areas of concern for products used in cold weather—safety and function. Low temperatures affect both the properties of the materials used in the construction of the electrical equipment and the properties of the explosive atmospheres to which the equipment can be exposed. Functionality of the electrical equipment…
Looking to save money, enhance sustainability and ease compliance with environmental regulations, data center operators around the world are eagerly investigating new energy efficiency strategies. The most effective such strategies generally involve distributing power to IT loads at higher voltages, something data centers can do using either AC or DC power. Eaton’s AC Versus DC Power Distribution white paper discusses the leading AC- and DC-based distribution alternatives, examines their relative advantages and disadvantages and then proposes a new AC distribution option capable of reducing energy waste as much as DC distribution does at…
Eaton’s Clarifications of DoED-Line 6-8 Transformers Contained for Commercial Equipment white paper provides guidance to engineers regarding the efficiency levels of low voltage, dry-type distribution transformers and use of the Department of Energy Design-Lines 6, 7, 8 contained within 10 CFR 430 and 431.
Read Eaton’s DOE Energy Standards for Distribution Transformers white paper discusses Eaton’s Cooper Power Systems stance on the proposed efficiency level 1 (EL1) standard for most liquid-filled distribution transformers. Excerpt: The U.S. Department of Energy….