Industrial Control Panels

Below is information on components often found in industrial control panels along with educational literature to help understand their application.

Component Information

Components found in industrial control panels have a variety of different characteristics and limitations.  This section addresses some of the more common components.

Educational Literature

New requirements for industrial control panels specify Short-circuit Current Rating marking among other things.  Cooper Bussmann has published a number of documents to help in understanding SCCR calculations and other requirements.

Component Application Papers

These application papers are specific to topics related to industrial control panels (the use of power distribution blocks and small conductors). They reference UL and NFPA requirements as well as other specifications.