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Ingress Protection for Industrial Sensors

As has been discussed previously, industrial sensors must be able to withstand some pretty punishing conditions.  Although industrial sensors incorporate some of the same high-end technology found in, say, the blu-ray disc player in your home theater system, it’s not … Continue reading

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Defining IP Ratings and NEMA Ratings

As I was preparing to write my blog entry, I was browsing my e-mail and came across an article in the October Issue of TIA Newsletter (Totally Integrated Automation) from Automation World, concerning IP Ratings. I found the article very informational as it broke down the different degrees of IP ratings, as well as, some similarity and differences between IP ratings and NEMA ratings. I only wish there was some information involving IP69K. This is a great starting point to learn about IP Ratings. Continue reading

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