Eight Most Popular Blog Posts
5 Workplace Safety Tips for 2020 and Beyond
1/10/2020 - Horizon Solutions
Our workplace safety tips are based on what our readers search for most. Focused on safety areas, this list will help you keep site workers and visitors safe and sound in 2020 and beyond.
VFD Series: Motor Cable Length Matters
8/29/2016 - Kevin Beach
How long can my motor cables be when using a VFD? Well, the simple answer is, there really isn’t a simple answer. This post looks at motor cable lengths and how to get the longest length possible.
Inertia Ratio: Avoiding an Inertia Mismatch
5/9/2019 - Chris Williams
In a motion control or servo system, both the motor and load have inertia. The ratio between their inertias impacts system performance. This ratio is often overlooked.
VLANs: Why Do I Need Them?
2/7/2019 - Ryan Shenk
A VLAN allows a group of Ethernet devices (subnet) to be physically separated by many Ethernet switches but communicate as if they were all connected to the same physical Ethernet switch.
Control Panel Best Practices and Options
3/14/2018 - Michael Cinquino
How do you handle your electrical control panels? This comprehensive, skill-building post covers best practices for devices, components, placement, and other technical considerations.
Converting a 1305 Drive to PowerFlex 525
7/16/2019 - Scott Savage
Part three of a series on drive migration, helping you avoid legacy drive failure which can put your facility at risk. Let’s explore the path to converting a 1305 drive to PowerFlex 525.
Networking: Ring Topology Protocols
10/5/2018 - Kyle Carreau
Let’s look at popular ring topology protocols: REP (Resilient Ethernet Protocol) and DLR (Device Level Ring). This post explains how they work and why to choose one ring or the other.
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