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  • When To Use Multi-function Safety Relays | White Paper

    When To Use Multi-function Safety Relays | White Paper

    Multi-function safety relays are often the best choice for applications where single-function relays aren’t capable enough and a safety-rated PLC is overkill. This White Paper describes how multi-function safety relays can often improve application costs by replacing multiple basic single-function safety relays.…

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  • Group Motor Protection | White Paper

    Group Motor Protection | White Paper

    Our Group Motor Protection White Paper explains how the usual way of preventing a small motor from drawing too much current is to install overcurrent protection in the form of a circuit breaker or some other kind of limiter. But installations that employ …

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  • Top 10 Tips: Specifying VFDs | White Paper

    Top 10 Tips: Specifying VFDs | White Paper

    VFDs can significantly extend the life of motors and cut operating costs, but selecting the right unit is critical to achieving these benefits. This White Paper provides detailed information, such as determining load and braking requirements, to help users choose the right …

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  • Understanding Encoders | White Paper

    Understanding Encoders | White Paper

    Encoders are used to determine the position, velocity and direction of a motor shaft or other mechanical motion. They provide information required for the precise control of a variety of applications, such as positioning a rotary table, pick and place, machine assembly, packaging, …

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  • PLCs and PACs Simplify Data Acquisition | White Paper

    PLCs and PACs Simplify Data Acquisition | White Paper

    In today’s competitive market, companies need detailed and timely information about process variables, and production amounts, as well as alarms in real time. In the past, PLCs did not have the capabilities to provide such information, and PACs were not …

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