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Posted: Oct 17, 2013
Categories: Power Engineering
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Author: Joe Kreisel

Dry-Type Transformer Calculation

The HPS Tool Box created by Hammond Power Solutions includes a simple and easy to use online calculator that quickly calculates the size of the dry-type transformer needed for your application. All you need is the basic load data: Number of Phases, kVA, Volts or Amps. Once you specify two of the three power supply requirements, the current calculator will calculate the missing value.

Let’s look at an example:

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Posted: Oct 9, 2013
Categories: Motors and Drives
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Top Ten Takeaways

Aaron Osgood, Rockwell Automation Account Manager, recently attended a VFD 101 Seminar at Buckles-Smith Training Center in San Jose, CA. With just over one year of industry experience, Aaron has learned a ton about the electrical industry, specifically industrial automation, power and control. Aaron attended the VFD 101 Seminar and was kind enough to share with us his Top Ten Takeaways.

Buckles-Smith hosts its Industrial Automation 101 classes on a quarterly basis. Upcoming classes can be found on Buckles-Smith’s Online Seminar Schedule. Additionally, upon customer’s requests, Buckles-Smith will host seminars directly at a customer’s site. To schedule a seminar today, please email our Training Coordinator at training@buckles-smith.com.

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Posted: Oct 3, 2013
Comments: 2
Author: David Dohm

Your Guide to Selecting the Perfect Patch Cord for the Job

Knowing the difference between different types of Fiber Optic Patch Cords will help you choose the best cable and connector for your project. Here is your guide to selecting which Fiber Optic Patch Cords are the ones you need to get the job done. Fiber Optic patch cords come in a variety of cable and connector types. In order to obtain the proper patch cord you need to determine several attributes:

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