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Increase Efficiencies and Save Energy with Power Regeneration

Topic: Mechatronics
By: Paul Gross, Drives Product Manager

Power regeneration is the process of recovering kinetic energy created by a motor, often controlled by a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), during stopping or braking and converting that energy to electricity, and feeding it back into the power grid.

Lowest Cost Solution to Meet Your IEEE-519 Requirement

Topic: Mechatronics
By: Derek Dibble, Drives Product Manager

The IEEE-519 Standard (Recommended Practices and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electric Power Systems), established levels of voltage distortion acceptable to the distribution system and has been a standard among the industry for over 35 years.

Logix - The Latest and Greatest!

Rockwell Automation recently held Automation Fair 2016 this past November in Atlanta Georgia. At the show they launched some of the newly released products within the Logix platform of Programmable Automation Controllers PAC’s. Here's a review:

Root Cause of Safety Downtime

Topic: Safety
By: Rockwell Automation Product Manager

New access to data about safety-related downtime and higher levels of connectivity bring a turning point for improving safety, compliance and productivity.