Technical Articles

Altech Corp. has published these technical articles:

(Industrial Machine Safeguarding)
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Fixed hard guarding is generally preferred due to its simplicity. However, since this prevents access to the machinery for maintenance, repairs, adjustments or product manipulation, other alternatives... (View Full Article)
(Safety Sensors and Switches)
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The purpose of a foot switch is to provide the user with a comfortable, hands-free way to activate one or more processes on a machine or device. These switches or pedals provide foot-activated control... (View Full Article)
(Uninterruptible Power Supplies)
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Altech's CBI "all-in-one" UPS power solution offers a unique approach to backup power, combining several solutions in just one device. It includes a power supply unit, a battery charger, a battery... (View Full Article)
(Enclosures)
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Overheating and moisture can shorten the life expectancy of the equipment in need of protection, resulting in major system failures and the possibility of electrical shock to users. An enclosure such... (View Full Article)
(Enclosures)
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The Altech AKIII industrial enclosure has a patented air ventilation system that eliminates condensation while preserving the high protection class IP65. Occurring condensation is transported out of... (View Full Article)
(Batteries and Accessories)
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Efficient, rechargeable and economical battery systems are needed in a wide variety of industries. Uses can range from generator sets to transceiver base stations, from onboard chargers for electric... (View Full Article)
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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An unintentional electric path between a source of current and a grounded surface is referred to as a "ground fault." Ground faults occur when current is leaking somewhere. It is frequently the result... (View Full Article)
(Enclosures)
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It is well-known that many industrial installations and production facilities are often harsh settings, with oil, dirt, vibration, physical abuse and other numerous issues. In contrast, many people... (View Full Article)
(Enclosures)
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If sealed enclosures are used in environments with fluctuating temperatures and air humidity, condensation problems may arise as water vapor collects on the internal surface of the enclosure. If the... (View Full Article)
(Safety Sensors and Switches)
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To support the implementation of safe "smart" factories, Altech is introducing Bernstein AG's non-contact Smart Safety Sensor. Designated SRF (an abbreviation of Safety RFID), it features an... (View Full Article)
(Uninterruptible Power Supplies)
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Ultra-capacitors are best suited to these and other mission-critical applications that require seamless transition to backup power (UPS) over relatively short periods of time. In the event of a main... (View Full Article)
(Uninterruptible Power Supplies)
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Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) provide critical protection for a wide range of industrial applications. From telecommunications to automation and control to assembly production, DC-UPS systems... (View Full Article)