Industrial electronics and automation

Rectifiers. Graetz circuit and Illarionov circuit

Rectifiers convert AC power to DC power. In most rectifiers the resulting output current is not constant but pulse current. Different filters are used for…

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Thyristors and triacs

Thyristors are controllable multi-layer diodes. They are semiconductors and have a non-linear volt-ampere characteristic with two stable states – of low and high conductivity. Thyristors…

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Electronic components

The constituent parts of an electronic circuit are called electronic components. Electronic components are the building blocks of electronics. They have two or more terminals…

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Automation Part I

Automation or automatic control is the strong reduction or even the exclusion of human intervention in various industrial and technological processes associated with manufacturing, design,…

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Motor protection

Motor protection is necessary and indispensable to use together with other automation tools. It is intended to protect motors and engines from overheating and overloading.…

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Switches and indicators

Switches are used to control motors, actuators, relays, contactors and consumers and to commutate control circuits in industry and households. When push button switches are…

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Connectors

Connectors solve the problem with the output, extension and branching of the cable route, providing stable and reliable connection between different cables, devices or components.…

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LED floodlights

LED floodlights replace metal halide and halogen floodlights in more and more areas of life. They represent an optical system that focuses light on a…

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Potentiometers

A potentiometer is a voltage divider, i.e. a resistor with 3 terminals, one of which is movable. Potentiometers are passive components, where the ratio between…

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Thermostats, thermoregulators, thermal fuses, thermal protection

Thermal protection, thermoregulators and thermostats are thermodependent relays that switch specific heating or cooling devices when the temperature they regulate reaches a certain preset limit.…

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