Tag Archives: NEMA

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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Get Rid of Remote I/O Cabinets Once and For All

Every time I travel, customers tell me, “we just wire everything into a box.” Equipment designers go through a phase of their design process where they need to decide how their I/O gets from their sensors and their valves to their controller. Some people use I/O cards on their PLC, or networks with IP20 solutions inside remote I/O cabinets. Continue reading

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