Press Release Summary:
Protective cover helps prevent accidental contact with current-carrying components such as line and load side terminals, coil terminals, and single-block auxiliary contacts. Flexible design allows users to retrofit installed contactors and starters and does not compromise accessibility, allowing users access to terminal screws or lugs for wiring, continuity testing, and maintenance. Installation can occur without removing existing wiring.
Original Press Release:
Rockwell Automation Introduces New Protective Cover Accessory for NEMA Starters and Contactors
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2003 - A new power component solution introduced by Complete Automation® leader Rockwell Automation helps increase employee safety by providing a unique protective cover for NEMA starters and contactors. The protective cover is designed to help prevent accidental contact with current-carrying components, including line and load side terminals, coil terminals and single block auxiliary contacts.
The protective cover features a flexible design that allows users to easily retrofit installed contactors and starters. Upgrades are fast and simple and can be installed without removing existing wiring. Once attached, the cover becomes an integral part of the Allen-Bradley Bulletin 500 line of starters and contactors.
The cover's protective design does not compromise accessibility. With the cover accessory in place, the starters and contactors are still easy to wire and mount. The cover is designed to allow users easy access to terminal screws or lugs for wiring, continuity testing and other maintenance.
Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a world-leading provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation® solutions, including Allen-Bradley® controls and engineered services and Rockwell Software® factory management software, Dodge® mechanical power transmission products, and Reliance Electric® motors and drives. The company also is a leading provider of contact management technologies and applications that help companies more efficiently manage interaction with their own customers. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs about 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
For more information on the NEMA protective cover, please contact the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1596.