Canaport LNG taking advantage of mobile DUSTRON possibilities!
The new ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU
Canaport LNG taking advantage of mobile DUSTRON possibilities! What is even better than a happy customer? A customer sharing their satisfaction and success of Industronic products with the community and industry leaders! Canaport LNG, a Repsol and Irving Oil joint venture operating the LNG receiving and regasification terminal on the Canadian east coast in Saint John, New Brunswick, has successfully implemented our DUSTRON app on intrinsically safe mobile devices for their daily operations and maintenance activities.
Speech intelligibility and current standards with PAGA systems
Author: Carina Knörzer Within the scope of harmonizing the laws of the Member States of the European Union the ATEX Directive has been amended. From April 20th 2016 the new Directive 2014/34/EU is applicable. It replaces the former directive 94/9/EC and covers equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. Just like […]
Alarms Can Save Lives
History Not so many years ago speech intelligibility was synonymous with audibility. And audibility is nothing else than good sound coverage which means: ‘Speakers must be 10 to 15 dB louder than the ambient noise’… …but that is only half the truth. With the following article we want to show you what can influence speech […]
Sirens – Mass Notification since 1819
It is important for the staff of an industrial plant to pay close attention to alarms broadcasted via speakers or sirens in order to respond appropriately in case of an emergency (e.g. fire, gas alarm). Alarms usually consist of three pillars: acoustic signals, voice announcements, and visual signals. Acoustic signals notify people of an emergency […]
The Spirit of the German Mittelstand
A siren is an acoustic device which is normally characterized by a high-pitched whine risingup and down.They have always served primarily as a mass notification system in military and civil areas.Especially with disaster alerts like fire or flooding, sirens are used to effectively warn and inform the public.In industrial sectors, sirens are mostly used as […]
New Terms added to INDUSTRONIC’s Glossary
Author: Carina Knörzer In times of economic crisis you can hear the term German Mittelstand as a reason for the relatively stable economy here in Germany. The small and medium-sized companies are a driving force for the growth of Germany’s economy. But why is that? What is so special about these companies? Definition Let us […]
Ingress Protection Ratings Explained
Do you know the difference between a router and a switch? No? Then, have a look at INDUSTRONIC’s online glossary. It includes a selection of common INDUSTRONIC terms and specific terms used among industry experts. To display the different entries, click on the desired letter in the alphabet or enter the word you are looking […]
IP-Technology: A segmented approach or the overall solution?
The ingress protection ratings (short form: IP ratings or also called IP codes) classify the degree of protection that an electrical appliance provides against the ingress of solid objects, dust, accidental contact, and water. The different IP ratings are included in the IEC 60529 standard developed through the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). An IP rating […]
Loudspeaker Loops – Keep It Usable
IP is everywhere – Just look around you Booking a flight or a hotel, buying a DVD, checking your stock market price, watching a video – nearly everybody uses Internet, Mail, SMS or other services which are based on IP technology. Even if you make a call with your home phone you use IP technology, […]
You probably know how to connect a speaker: Simply connect one two-wire cable from the amplifier to the speaker – done. This is similar with industrial PA/GA systems, however, the approach is quite different here when considering the premise Safety and Reliability. Cable break – What next?