Rittal introduces Blue E cooling units designed to provide energy savings of up to 45 per cent
Blue E cooling units
Rittal claims that its Blue E cooling units have the same nominal cooling output, physical size and cut-out dimensions as the equivalent Rittal Basic cooling units and can realise energy savings of up to 45 per cent.
Each cooling unit features additional monitoring functions on the seven-segment display, including high-condensate-level warning, a clogged-filter mat alarm, enclosure internal temperature and error messages. As a result, the health of the unit can be checked at a glance.
Using the SK BUS system, up to 10 Rittal Blue E cooling units can be connected together in a master and slave configuration.
- Passcode protection — this both restricts access and prevents accidental adjustment
- Ridiag II software — this setup, diagnostic and data acquisition tool may be used in conjunction with the Toptherm Blue E cooling unit
From 1 January 2015, it will be illegal to use any recycled or reclaimed ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) R22 refrigerant gas to service cooling units. Rittal is urging companies to seek out suitable replacement products. The company’s climate control range includes enclosure cooling units with outputs from 300W to 4,000W and water chillers with capacities between 1kW and 481kW.
At DatacenterDynamics Converged London 2014, Rittal will showcase its RiMatrix S data centre for small to medium-sized enterprises. Packed into a shipping container on the back of an articulated lorry, the data centre will also appear at a series of roadshows.
Kiesling Maschinentechnik supplies Assemblex assembly frames that support and rationalise processes throughout every stage of the machining, assembly, wiring and testing of enclosures.
Rittal’s RiLine60 shrouded busbar system has been developed to distribute power up to 1,600A. Featuring a range of adapters, the system is designed to give design engineers total flexibility. RiLine60 is suitable for power switchgear systems and automation control panels.
At this year’s Hanover Fair, Rittal unveiled its new operating housings, which have handle strips and are based on the support arm system CP 60/120/180.