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Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) Explained

Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) Explained

Factory Acceptance Test Explained Learn the steps for performing a Factory Acceptance Test through a practical example. ; In the world of industrial automation, a Factory Acceptance Test or FAT is simply a test for a newly manufactured control system that takes place...
Terminal Blocks Explained

Terminal Blocks Explained

Terminal Blocks Explained Terminal blocks are classified based on characteristics and termination options. Let’s explore some Types encountered in the industry today. ; In this article, we’re going to introduce you to the Terminal Block which is an important...
Diode Module | How does it work?

Diode Module | How does it work?

Diode Module | How does it work? Learn how a diode module or diode block works in a easy-to-follow format. ; So how does a diode module or diode block work?  For you to be able to understand how a diode module works, you first need to understand how a single diode...
How to Follow an Electrical Panel Wiring Diagram

How to Follow an Electrical Panel Wiring Diagram

How to Follow an Electrical Panel Wiring Diagram In this article, we’re going to go back and have a look at the control panel, and try and figure out some of the connections by following a wiring diagram. 3 This article is unlike any of the articles we’ve done...
What is the Purpose of the Main Switch?

What is the Purpose of the Main Switch?

What is the purpose of the Main Switch? The Main Switch is the one part of a control panel which has a large impact on progressing a project, and applies or disconnects the power of the control panel. 3 We’ve already covered some of the important aspects of a...
What Does an Orange Wire Do in A Control Panel?

What Does an Orange Wire Do in A Control Panel?

WHAT DOES AN ORANGE WIRE DO IN A CONTROL PANEL? Why would we want to keep things on when we’ve turned the power off. 3 In a previous article, we covered the basics of an Electrical Control Panel. Now we’re going to take a closer look at some of the other...