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Eaton Ltd

Bedford Heights
Manton Lane
MK41 7LF
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01234 242020
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IS Ethernet interface reduces installation time 05/04/2016
Eaton has launched an intrinsically safe (IS) Ethernet interface, MTL ExLAN which allows OEMs to simplify their product design and certification, saving time and associated costs in launching products for mounting in Zone 0 or 1 hazardous areas, while offering the benefits of open Ethernet connectivity. Full Story...

Hazardous area remote terminals 12/08/2014
Eaton has introduced a new MTL GECMA RT remote operating terminal, which is said to enable reduced operation costs as well as helping to optimise productivity and increase plant safety. Full Story...

IP66 protection enables decentralised drive use 04/04/2014
Eaton is now offering its PowerXL Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) rated up to 7.5 kW with IP66 protection. The robustness of the devices enables it to be surface mounted directly next to the motor or at the machine, offering versatility of use and easy retrofitting, even in harsh industrial environments. Full Story...

Electrical solutions for the Sadara Chemical Complex 24/06/2013
Electrical solutions and services supplied by Eaton will enhance safety and reliability for Sadara Chemical Company, one of the world’s largest integrated chemical complexes. Full Story...

Multifunction motor starter with integrated motor protection 04/06/2013
Eaton has launched its first multifunctional motor starter with integrated motor protection in a 30 mm mounting width for motors with ratings from 0.06 to 3 kW. Full Story...

Soft starters cut wiring times 22/11/2012
Savings in wiring time and costs are said to be benefits offered by new versions of the DS7 soft starters from Eaton’s electrical sector which feature built-in interfaces for the SmartWire-DT panel wiring system. Full Story...

Strategies for reliability in oil and gas 14/11/2011
A plant breakdown or accident in the oil and gas sector can have huge financial implications, which puts a strong emphasis on maximising safety, reliability and performance in every aspect of operation. These three crucial factors are not independent of each other – it is impossible to maximise plant safety and performance without addressing reliability. Full Story...

Motor control – Making a case for intelligence 08/11/2011
Conventional low-voltage Motor Control Centres (MCCs) are ubiquitous in the oil and gas sector and in general, meet industry requirements for safe, reliable and efficient operation. So, are there any real benefits to be gained by choosing the new generation of Intelligent Motor Control Systems (IMCSs) for future projects? The answer is undoubtedly yes except, perhaps, for the most undemanding of projects. Full Story...