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May 30, 2019

Some time back, it has been official: Phoenix Contact E-Mobility is the “2019 Innovator of the Year”. Michael Heinemann, CEO of Phoenix Contact E-Mobility, officially accepted the Business Award from DDW – “Die Deutsche Wirtschaft”, the German economy information portal, at a ceremony in Düsseldorf: “We feel honored that the jury selected us. And we simply did not expect to receive the People’s Choice Award on top of that.” A total of 20 companies received awards but only three were given the People’s Choice Award, which was decided by a vote among the readership.

The People’s Choice Award was personally conferred by laureate Dr. Vladimir Klitschko. The innovative high-power charging (HPC) technology that Phoenix Contact E-Mobility developed for its quick-charging connector was decisive for the nomination. “They listened to their customers,” said speaker Armin Reins, the owner of the Reinsclassen agency and 2018 award winner. With HPC technology, electric vehicles can be charged for a range of 100 km in just three to five minutes. It is a key building block for the mobility of the future. The innovative technology enables electric cars to be charged in the time it takes to visit the gas station today.

The heart of this crucial advanced development in charging technology is an environmentally friendly, low-maintenance liquid cooling system integrated into the charging connector and cable. It enables charging powers of up to 500 kW. The system’s cooling power is regulated based on demand via real-time temperature measurement that also safely prevents overheating. Robert Ewendt, head of the HPC charging connector project, reported, “Our research for this charging technology and the charging connector design was practically from the ground up. The only part that is specified in standards is the mating face.”

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DCS HPS Putting Power Quality to the Test 1 400x275

The HPS Power Quality Lab allows customers to experience real time testing of line side HPS power quality products such as transformers, line reactorsactive harmonic filters and passive harmonic filters as well as load side products such as load reactors and different types of dV/dT filters with various cable lengths. The power quality products can run at full load using either 10HP, 25HP and 100HP VFD systems and associated motor/load. 

The HPS Power Quality Lab will be available for booking starting in October.

HPS Power Quality Lab FAQs

Where is the HPS PQ lab located?

The HPS PQ Lab is located at our Headquarters in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

What products can be tested in the HPS PQ lab?

The main products that can be tested are line/load reactors, passive harmonic filters, active harmonic filters and dV/dT filters.

How long is a typical session in the lab?

It is expected that a session will typically be completed within 1 hour depending on how many products, sizes and operating conditions are to be addressed.  

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DCS Keep Your Distance and Saty Safe New MP8000 Bluetooth Enabled Safety Relay from Littelfuse 1 400x275

Introducing the Revolutionary New MP8000 Bluetooth® Enabled Overload Relay. This smart, universal relay can communicate directly with your smart phone via Bluetooth®. No need to open the control panel. Monitor and control unlimited relays through the Littelfuse App on the smartphone you already own from a safe distance.

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"This is a HUGE opportunity. During a new installation, I can be right next to the motor at start up to see if it’s binding (or other problems).”



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Promass Q 300/500, the high-tech Coriolis flowmeter series from Endress+Hauser for demanding fluids, now boasts revolutionary 4-tube technology, opening up numerous additional applications in the oil and gas industry in particular – for example, as a highly accurate duty meter for custody transfer and fiscal metering, or as a precision reference device (master meter) for on-site verification measurements. Furthermore, Promass Q now is available for three larger pipe sizes: DN 150 (6”), DN 200 (8”) and DN 250 (10").

Compared to Coriolis flowmeters with two measuring tubes, four-tube measurement allows up to 25% higher flow rates. This accelerates all transactions and ultimately saves money. For example, it reduces standstill times for loading and unloading oil tankers, resulting in lower charges.


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