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Harmonizing Safe Use of Electromagnetic Energy

Harmonizing Safe Use of Electromagnetic Energy

This piece was originally published in the March 2017 issue of electroindustry. Ken Gettman, Director, International Standards, NEMA The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety (ICES) looked at human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and related safety provisions at a recent meeting. ICES Technical Committee (TC) 95 addresses protection against harmful effects in humans. Among the concerns are the potential for Read more […]

NEMA Motor Standards Provide Foundation for Industry

NEMA Motor Standards Provide Foundation for Industry

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. John Malinowski, Senior Manager of Industry Affairs, Baldor Electric Company, a Member of the ABB Group At one time, there was no industry standard for integral horsepower severe-duty AC induction motors. Each manufacturer had a product line with features that it believed enhanced performance and reliability in a particular process industry. Thus, feature sets varied from manufacturer Read more […]

IAS Workshop Promotes Electrical Safety

IAS Workshop Promotes Electrical Safety

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Julie Chavanne, Communications Director, ESFI The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recently attended the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop held in Jacksonville, Florida, in March. The workshop is an international forum that aims to change electrical safety culture while advancing the application of technology, work practices, codes, Read more […]