Since their introduction into North America just a few decades ago, IEC devices have slowly taken over the controls market that NEMA devices once dominated. Designers, integrators, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) each acknowledge the benefits realized through the use of IEC devices including lower costs and greater safety.
A-Z of BUSBAR with Sean Northcott
Rittal has become synonymous with ‘Enclosures’ of all types and sizes for every application and industry, but it’s surprising that many may not know that Rittal also manufactures Reliable Power Distribution Solutions that power up these enclosure systems! Traditional wiring relying on cable connections that require loads of space is a thing of the past and busbar power distribution is now the industry standard for all industrial enclosures.
Globally, companies are deploying busbar to power their modular enclosures, primarily due to safety. Busbar alleviates pain points in panel design, engineering, and operation via many factors, but each primarily hinges on the high level of customization and unique design capabilities compared to traditional wired panels. Now it’s time for Rittal to answer your questions on every aspect of our busbar solutions, and provide an open forum where you can ask and be answered by a panel of experts. Each section below contains everything you need to know about this suite of solutions.