Monthly Archives: March 2010

Does Canada Need Harmonics Emissions Limits?

The Canadian Standards Association has been pursuing adoption of IEC 61000-3-2: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) – Part 3-2 and 61000-3-12: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) – Part 3-12 that provide requirements on limiting device harmonic current emissions.  These documents, and IEEE 519, provide requirements for

A Thing of the Past?

The loss of 2 million manufacturing jobs in the last two years has reinforced the widely accepted notion that the U.S. really doesn’t make much of anything anymore. Even though the sector faces significant challenges in competing internationally for innovation