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Straight to the Point: Siemens 3VA Molded Case Circuit Breaker

Straight to the Point: Siemens 3VA Molded Case Circuit Breaker

The new Siemens 3VA circuit beaker is anything but typical. The 3VA’s scalability, ease of use, compact size, and global certifications makes the application space of this circuit protection solution limitless. Whether your application requires a traditional thermal magnetic trip breaker or requires high end functionality such as electronic trip, communications or power meter functionality – the 3VA has it all!

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GIVEAWAY Weidmueller Stripax Plus 2.5

GIVEAWAY Weidmueller Stripax Plus 2.5

Most electricians would agree that a ferruled termination is much better than a non-ferruled termination, if you’d ask them. Historically, the procedure for crimping ferrules was cumbersome and required multiple tools. This resulted in an increased amount of time needed per termination, preventing electricians from using ferrules unless they were absolutely necessary.

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Straight to the Point: New Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus Communication Head

Straight to the Point: New Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus Communication Head

Check out our new ‘PCC’s Straight to the Point’ video where Application Engineers, Rich Parkhurst and Todd Preder, discuss the new Siemens ET 200SP I/O MultiFieldbus communication head which is now available. This solution will support EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and of course PROFINET from a single device (6ES7155-6MU00-0CN0) via a simple software configuration change.

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Case Study: Medical device manufacturer, Metal Craft, improves labor efficiency through robotic automation

Case Study: Medical device manufacturer, Metal Craft, improves labor efficiency through robotic automation

Metal Craft, a Minnesota based manufacturer serving the medical device industry, had a need to address labor efficiency in their precision machining area. These skilled machinists’ time needed to be used more effectively and efficiently. Automation was a clear solution and Metal Craft formed a plan. The management team determined the best approach was to invest in an existing intern college student on staff, Eric Stevens, and find a partner who could deliver a collaborative robot system while training the internal resource at the same time.

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Case Study: Local manufacturer finds added benefits through automation

Case Study: Local manufacturer finds added benefits through automation

Therm-Cast Corporation, a Wisconsin based die-caster, was looking to improve labor efficiency in their machining area though the use of automation.  Due to the high-mix, low-volume nature of their business they felt a collaborative robot approach would suit their needs best. Often times a human worker would spend too much time simply loading and unloading the machining center versus more productive activities like CNC programming and part inspection.  After researching potential collaborative robot partners, Therm-Cast chose PCC Robotics to help automate one of their machining centers.   

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An important message to our customers and community

An important message to our customers and community

Today Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued Emergency Order ‘Safer at Home’ that closes all non-essential businesses.  Under this order Professional Control Corporation (PCC) is considered an essential business operation and will continue to operate and support our customers in a manner that is safe for our employees and our community.  
Please continue to communicate with PCC as you are accustomed to.  Our team is available working remotely, along with the minimal required staff working out of our Germantown distribution center.  As usual we are here to help any way possible in the hope we will exceed your expectations, even in these difficult times.

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