Energy Management & Enclosures
Rittal debuts RiLine Compact smart power distribution system
February 22, 2018 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Feb. 22, 2018 – Rittal has introduced the new RiLine Compact system for power distribution in enclosures and small control cabinets.
Designed for control units that require a maximum current of 96 A, the solution meets cUL and IEC standards. According to the company, the busbars do not require holders and have end-to-end contact hazard protection, adding that the switching and protective devices can be connected “quickly and easily.” The main board and the various components can be securely mounted without the need for tools, explains the company, and because the system is shielded by covers, users are protected against live parts, it says. A connection can be established anywhere along the length of a busbar via a series of access apertures – called the pitch pattern – in the board. Switchgear and control units can be plugged in using a variety of adaptors. In addition, an adapter for connection to round conductors is available, as well as a variety of functional modules for motor and power control. According to the company, the technology is ideal for small switchgear and controllers, and for direct integration into plant and equipment.