Let’s Talk Networking: What is Software-Defined Networking in Operational Technology?
August 31, 2020
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a way to control and manage a physical network. SDN creates a central location for devices to be provisioned, monitored, and supported. With this centralized location,…
Let’s Talk Projects: What is a Start-Up Coordinator?
August 13, 2020
To help with large, complex start-up projects, we recently developed the Start-Up Coordinator role. With this role as part of a project, we can better coordinate the moving parts so…
Let’s Talk Automation: Take Control of Your Grain Facility
August 3, 2020
Our new Grain Management Automation offer gives facility owners safe and reliable control of their facility to increase uptime and move product. By providing operators with start/stop control, equipment monitoring,…
Let’s Talk Design: 5 Reasons to Consider Close-Coupled Substations
June 29, 2020
A combination of different types of equipment provided in a coordinated package by a single vendor is called close-coupled substations. We want to share 5 advantages of using a close-coupled…
Let’s Talk Design: Solidly Grounding vs. High Resistance Grounding
June 17, 2020
In substations in power systems, there are two basic types of system grounding: solidly grounding and high resistance grounding. Solidly grounding is the most diverse and can handle 3 phase,…
Let’s Talk: Why Use UL Listed Panels
June 15, 2020
We have provided UL 508A Listed panels for over 25 years from our Sioux Center office. We have now added UL 508A listing capability from our Rocky Mountain Regional Office…
Let’s Talk Power: How Are You Rating Your Protective Devices?
June 4, 2020
When looking at short circuit ratings, there are two categories, protected and protective devices. Protected devices are those that withstand short circuit currents until a protective device opens the energy.…
Let’s Talk Design: What is 3D Scanning and Modeling?
June 1, 2020
Dustin Geissert, a 3D Scanning Specialist at Interstates, discusses our capabilities with 3D scanning. We are committed to leveraging 3D technology for electric room design and believe it allows for…