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Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

21/04/2020 - 23/04/2020

The show brings together key suppliers of state-of-the-art equipment representing the multi-tasking culture (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)


Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Safe and secure– Complete Machine Protection

Safe and secure– Complete Machine Protection

Phoenix Contact has announced a free, one day workshop is to introduce Complete Machine Protection. Three trend topics are covered; these include machine safety, surge protection and cyber security. 

This workshop would suit anyone with some form of basic electrical knowledge or anyone who is involved in panel design/build or involved in electrical control systems, machinery refurbishment/upgrade, OEM integrators as well as industrial electrical systems installers or industrial network managers.

The machine safety aspect of the workshop will include:

  • What is functional safety? (13849 simplified)
  • Practical workshop – PL & wiring architecture examples including software options. 

The workshop also focuses on surge protection, looking at:

  • Circuit breakers for protection of 24 volt DC circuits
  • Surge arresters for the power supply, types 1, 2 and 3
  • Surge arresters for measurement and control protection
  • Surge arresters for data and communication lines
  • Testing of arrestors using the Checkmaster.

The final aspect covered is cyber security, focusing on:

  • Why do we need to protect our industrial networks?
  • What type of attacks can occur?
  • Introduction to the mGuard product range

Visit the Phoenix Contact website to see the dates and locations of the workshops and to book your place. Places are limited, so the company recommends booking early to avoid disappointment.


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