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ABB Wins $62 Million Order in Oman

Electrical and automation systems to maximize efficiency at iron ore processing plant Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $62 million from Vale to supply electrification and automation systems and related equipment for a new iron ore pellet plant in Oman. The new Vale plant, 230 kilometers northwest of...

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SMD Planar Transformer promotes output winding flexibility.
Transformers

SMD Planar Transformer promotes output winding flexibility.

With footprint of 35 x 25 mm and profile under 10 mm, planar transformer component designed for battery input voltage (24-48 Vdc) handles power up to 200 W with natural cooling and 240 W with heatsink. It has switching frequency range of 100-300 kHz, efficiency of up to 99%, and leakage inductance of less than 300 nH. PCB layout design allows different input and output possibilities as well as...

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IGBT Drive Transformers enable reliable motor control.
Transformers

IGBT Drive Transformers enable reliable motor control.

Operating from 500-3,000 V and up to 350 VA and 500 kHz, IGBT power control transformers may be used where high power and harsh electrical environments coincide. Products are custom-designed using circuit simulation and magnetic modeling techniques to control parasitics such as dc winding resistance, winding capacitance, and leakage inductance. Corona values are less than 10 pC @ 3.3 kV, HIPOT at...

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Miscellaneous Controls

ABB Wins $ 63-Million Power Order in Saudi Arabia

Upgraded substations will increase capacity and strengthen power network Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 17, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $63 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's national power transmission utility, to upgrade 15 substations in the country's Eastern and Central provinces. The substations are spread...

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Gate Drive Transformers feature 1,500 Vdc isolation.
Transformers

Gate Drive Transformers feature 1,500 Vdc isolation.

Housed in miniature SMT packages ranging from 3-7.8 mm, HM42 Series operates from 50 kHz to 1 MHz with 1,500 Vrms insulation between primary and secondary windings. DCRs range from 0.6-2.0 W for primary winding and 0.3-2.0 W for secondary winding. Operating from -40 to +125°C, RoHS-compliant devices are suited for power circuits in switchmode power supplies as well as any power electronics...

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HPS Expands Energy Efficient Transformer Product Offering
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HPS Expands Energy Efficient Transformer Product Offering

HPS transformers meet NEMA TP-1-2002 and C802.2 energy efficiency standards... GUELPH, Ontario (January 21, 2009) - Hammond Power Solutions (HPS), the leading manufacturer of dry-type electrical transformers in North America, has expanded its energy-efficient transformer product offering to provide its customers with the broadest selection of energy-efficient transformers in the industry. HPS...

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ABB Successfully Commissions World's Largest Aluminum Smelter Potline
Power Distribution Systems

ABB Successfully Commissions World's Largest Aluminum Smelter Potline

Sohar Aluminum Company potline now operating with 1650 V DC, with an annual output of 350,000 tons of aluminum Baden, Switzerland, January 28, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced the successful completion of the commissioning of Sohar Aluminum Company's (SAC) aluminum smelter potline in Oman. With an annual capacity of 350,000 tons, the SAC potline is the...

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Electrical Regulators

Elster and ABB Announce Partnership to Combine Technologies of Elster's Advance Metering Infrastructure and ABB's Instrument Transformers

New technology enhances Elster's and ABB's smart grid capabilities Raleigh, North Carolina, January 29, 2009 -- Elster, a leader in smart metering and smart grid systems and solutions, and ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance, today announce the development of a new revenue grade medium voltage metering...

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Transformers

ABB Successfully Tests Ultrahigh-Voltage Transformer, Key for Power Superhighways

New transformer to be used on world's longest power transmission link in China Zurich, Switzerland, Dec. 23, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully tested a new type of transformer that is a key component of power superhighways, or power links that can deliver vast amounts of electricity over very long distances. ABB developed the 800-kilovolt transformer...

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Circuit Breakers

ABB Wins $22-Million Contract in Italy

Power and automation systems to increase the reliability of oil refinery Zurich, Switzerland, November 10, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today it has won, in first half of 2008, a contract worth over $22 million from Eni Raffineria di Gela SpA for the turnkey supply of a new high-voltage substation, integrated automation and electrical power systems and...

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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler
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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler

As a leader in industrial sampling equipment at Sentry Equipment, our success is built on a history of innovation and designs that epitomize value and efficiency. The new Hygienic Automatic Sampler is another example of our dedication to developing quality engineered products. To learn how this product can streamline the sampling process for dry, free-flowing materials, see our new video.

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