Solution Controls acquires Altek Power; adds switchgear to product offering

Solution Control Systems is proud to announce the acquisition of Altek Power and Controls. 

With this exciting acquisition, effective immediately Solution Control Systems will be offering LV and MV custom switchgear solutions in addition to our diverse controls product portfolio to better serve our clients. With our team of expert and challenge-loving designers, we are driven to finding the solution for your switchgear needs.

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All ABout Control Panel And Its Popular Types

Electrical panels are the heart of electrical supply to a facility and act as load control centers. They are used for controlling actions, including power transmission, power distribution, and the protection of power systems. They are hence power sources in a way and include the controls and the operator devices. Below are some essential types and variations on electrical control panels.

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What To Look For In A Control Panel Manufacturer Before Appointing It Your Partner

Whether you want a panel for the dumping boxes of your truck or an industrial process and scenario, choosing a reliable control panel manufacturer and partner is quite essential for aspects including durability, allied services, safety, and inclusion of essential features, among others. If you are looking for a standard or custom panel for your manufacturing unit, motors and machines, below are some points you should look at before finalizing your control panel manufacturer and/or supplier.

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VFD Retrofit Options and Benefits for Units and Plants

VFDs or variable frequency drives are essential nowadays in industrial environments for their cost efficiency and better performance. However, firms need to spend the money only after proper analysis. A retrofit application can also be considered when the VFD is being upgraded, replaced, and in other instances. The new drives can also be installed by using the same enclosures and wirings.

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The Benefits and Features Of Purged Panels

Electrical equipment can be used and safely placed in the electrical enclosure, even in hazardous locations, through purge and pressurization. The purge electrical control panels, or the pressurized enclosures, are built to maintain the right pressure within their interiors, which ultimately does not allow the outside gases to penetrate the insides of the enclosure and panel.

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Points to Keep in Mind When Designing Enclosures that Protect Against Water and Debris

When it comes to the matter of designing electrical enclosures intended to protect against debris and water, considering NEMA or IP standards is essential. Before initiating the design, careful consideration should be made as to what is the purpose of designing. As per the guidelines set by the control panel manufacturer, this will help in creating a better functional enclosure.

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Get the Knack of Industrial Control Panel Design Guide

The machinery framework by control panel manufacturer states about panels consisting of power circuits which provide signals directing towards the performance of the equipment. This panel is mounted over a back panel as per the requirement of its application. Taking note of the design guide provided by the control panel manufacturer, control panel design initiates with evaluating design requirements with specifications and developing plans.

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Electric Motor Enclosures that Ensure Safety

A motor enclosure should hold the motor components together and save them from damage from moisture, contaminants, abrasion, and chemicals. While the process is hazardous in itself, the presence of class 1 div 2 enclosure means that the enclosure should have proper cooling to save the motor from inflaming from gases and vapors by appropriate cooling.

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Important Aspect of Distribution Panel That Electrical Panel Manufacturers Produces

We have been neglecting the importance of even power distribution on our homes, workplaces and other essential places since forever. However, it is impossible to get even a single appliance work if you have a different power distribution across the board.

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Why is it Necessary to Upgrade an Electrical Service Panel?

The electrical control panel is an important unit that exists in domestic and commercial places. It is significant to enclose dangerous wirings and electric fittings that control the power supply in an entire designated area. In many areas, it is seen that an electrical control panel needs to upgrade due to wear and tear or least protection issues. Hence, if a property doesn’t have a suitable electrical service panel, then after up-gradation, there are some valuable benefits-

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