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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6XL)

11/02/2020 - 13/02/2020

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

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)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)

14/05/2020

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)

Rittal's heavy current busbar systems approved for use on board ships

Rittal's heavy current busbar systems approved for use on board ships

The safe use of electrical equipment on board ships brings with it particular challenges. It’s an area that Rittal continues to invest in, not least to ensure its systems function effectively under the test conditions which are required by the marine industry.

Now, the efficacy of its busbar systems RiLine, Maxi-PLS and Flat-PLS has been recognised by leading international shipping organisations. Approvals for on board use have been granted by Lloyds Register (LR), Germanischer Lloyd (GL), Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). This follows the announcement last year that Maxi-PLS and Flat-PLS had successfully passed the environmental test on vibration, satisfying the requirement of 0.7g in the frequency range 5–100Hz. 

As such, these busbar systems and related components now have the required test data and documentation for: short circuit, temperature rise, dielectric strength, thermal resistance, use under vibration conditions.

RiLine, Maxi-PLS and Flat-PLS can be used on board ships in designated sealed areas, such as engine rooms, subject to observance of the required technical characteristics and the valid technical regulations. Design-type approvals will also mean use of the busbar components in maritime applications is now much easier.

 

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