Cables, Connectors, Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8226/more en NFPA 79 2015 ELECTRICAL STANDARD FOR INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NFPA 79 is the U.S. Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery and is referenced by the National Electrical Code under Article 670. 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It remains the most common way to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:40:00 +0000 47611 at http://machinedesign.com Real-World Problems for Machine Manufacturers http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Downs, Colder Products Co. (CPC) </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Connection-related problems that were overcome in actual fluid-handling equipment took advantage of communicating couplers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:07:00 +0000 49931 at http://machinedesign.com The Rise of Intelligent Fluid Connectors http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rise-intelligent-fluid-connectors <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Downs, Colder Products Co. 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