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Employee Spotlight: Kjel Mjoen

At Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company, we believe our employees are one of the key ingredients to our success. As a company, we strive to show appreciation, provide an environment with continuous learning opportunities, and place trust in the capabilities and knowledge of our employees. To show our appreciation, Lakeland Engineering is starting an employee spotlight. [ … ]

Expand Micro PLC Capabilities with IDEC MicroSmart FC6A Plus

The new IDEC MicroSmart FC6A Plus CPU has capabilities that go beyond micro PLC limits. With its 2,060 I/O capacity, this PLC can control large machines or entire small-scale manufacturing facilities to allow more capabilities for the most demanding projects. The MicroSmart FC6A comes equipped with: 511 analog I/O Bluetooth communication FTP Client/Server protocol SD [ … ]

Connecting Your Plant Floor to Prepare for IIoT

How Protocol Conversion can Connect Your Plant Floor to Prepare for IIoT Have you considered implementing a solution that would allow you to become more intelligent about your manufacturing plant, machines, and overall processes? The buzz around Industrial IoT is growing immensely as more and more industries realize the benefits connectivity can provide. These benefits [ … ]

Automatically Verify Absence of Voltage with 6 Steps in 10 Seconds

Panduit VeriSafe™ Absence of Voltage Tester A voltage verification test is required when servicing electrical equipment to validate the absence of voltage. This is mandated by NFPA 70E, requiring workers to verify that equipment is in an electrically safe state, including the absence of voltage test. There are two common tools to measure absence of [ … ]

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How to Reduce Energy Costs with VFDs and Power Factor Correction

VFD Energy Cost Savings  Taking steps to reduce the amount of energy your business consumes provides year over year cost savings. There are multiple ways to reduce energy consumption and cost. Utility companies including Xcel Energy are also rewarding users for improving their energy usage through a rebate system. One way to save energy is [ … ]

Pfannenberg Kinetic Cooling Transforms the Industry

NEW Pfannenberg PKS 3000 Series Air/Air Heat Exchangers Looking to reduce the energy, maintenance and footprint associated with traditional enclosure cooling units? The new Pfannenberg Air/Air Heat Exchanger may be the right solution for you. The PKS 3000 Series Air/Air Heat Exchangers uses Pfannenberg’s Kinetic Cooling System™ to exchange and remove heat from an electrical [ … ]