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PV Fires

March 2018 - PV Fires
In 2015, the BRE was instructed by DECC to investigate and report on the causes of PV fires in the UK. Its preliminary findings reported at a recent PV Fire Workshop make very interesting reading. Graham Viney, Quality Manager at IMO, takes a look at what we can learn...Click here to read more.


Case Study - Jaguar VXT Motor Generator Set Solution...Click here to read more.

Case Study - Jaguar VXT Motor Generator Set Solution

Case Study - Jaguar VXT Motor Generator Set Solution
The customer - Liberty Specialty Steels - were looking for an energy saving solution that removed the need for a motor generator base load to supply some high frequency hand held grinders...Click here to read more.

Case Study - Jaguar VXH Heating & Ventilation Solution

Case Study - Jaguar VXH Heating & Ventilation Solution
The customer - a London-based European Bank - approached TH Electrical Ltd from Colchester to carry out some repairs on their existing HVAC system which was located on the 5th floor roof. The existing system which used a Tasc Variable Speed Unit that employed an electromagnetic coupling...Click here to read more.

FireRaptor Now UL Approved

November 2017 - FireRaptor Now UL Approved
The FireRaptor Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown solution from IMO has now achieved UL and cUL approval to UL 1741, certification for Photo Voltaic Rapid Shutdown System equipment. So, the FireRaptor now really is the UL-timate solar panel rapid shutdown system. Supplied with a standard 20 year product warranty, the FireRaptor is FCC approved and meets the current requirements of NEC2014 & NEC2017. It has also been tested by TUV, as requested by Fire Services to demonstrate that once activated in shutdown mode, the FireRaptor will sustain solar panel isolation at zero volts even when exposed to an open flame with incremental temperature increase to above 700c (in accordance with DIN EN 60695-11-3) ...Click here to read more.

Case Study - iSmart Training Centre Lighting Solutions

Case Study - iSmart Training Centre Lighting Solutions
The customer - Liberty Specialty Steels - were looking for a lighting solution for their apprentice training centre. The 25 year old system which needed replacing, utilised high bay light fittings which were left on all the time, even though the training centre operated from 8am to 6pm...Click here to read more.

Case Study - SD1 Diamond Wire Quarry Machinery

Case Study - SD1 Diamond Wire Quarry Machinery
The customer, one of the largest manufacturers of automation machinery for use in the stone field, required a dual solution for one of their marble cutting machines. After careful evaluation, the customer opted to utilise two IMO SD1 AC variable speed drives...Click here to read more.

NEW SIM Mini Solar Isolators

June 2017 - NEW SIM Mini Solar Isolators
IMO’s heritage of manufacturing TRUE DC solar isolators is unrivalled. Our market-leading SI range has surpassed 3.5 million field installed units worldwide, with ZERO reported electrical failures. As an evolution of the DC Isolator product range, we have now manufactured a compact version with a 35% reduction in cubic volume, we like to call the SIM Mini Solar Isolator....Click here to read more.

IMO Automation Sponsors Golf Event

October 2016 - IMO Automation Sponsors Golf Event
Monday, October 10, 2016 witnessed the 13th annual Dick Paden Memorial Golf Tournament, benefitting Carolinas Electronic Representatives Association (CERA) Scholarship Fund, and IMO Automation were amongst its proud sponsors. This year the event was held at the Wild Wood Green Golf Club in Raleigh NC, and featured hole-in-one prizes of $10,000 cash on all par 3's, plus a $5,000 putt for cash team event, amongst other fun events...Click here to read more.

33 Years with Jaguar

October 2016 - 33 Years with Jaguar
"Who controls the past, controls the future!" When George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four way back in 1949, he had no idea that 50 years later Big Brother would be a successful TV show where contestants lived in isolation from the outside world. He also wouldn't have had any idea that some of the concepts introduced in his novel would be as ground-breaking today, and they were inconceivable back then. His timeless quote "Who controls the past, controls the future" is so pertinent today, especially when you consider the IMO Jaguar Drive and its long-standing IMO customers...Click here to read more.

IMO forges new partnership in China

July 2016 - IMO forges new partnership in China
As part of IMO's continuous global business development, we are delighted to announce a new partner distributor located in China. ShenZhen SANYILIANGUANG (Sunyilg) Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd., founded in 2007, is a National Hi-tech Enterprises company that provides technical research and development, production, sales and service...Click here to read more.

Case Study - Solar Cube Canada

Case Study - Solar Cube Canada
IMO Canada was approached to offer a reliable solution for solar tracking control to replace existing programmable relays and time-based PLC tracking controls. The client indicated a large number of high quality; 2 axis solar arrays built on rural and farm properties that were starting to fail.......Click here to read more.

Case Study - i3A Solar Thermal Solution

Case Study - i3A Solar Thermal Solution
The customer is a competent and successful designer and installer of solar thermal systems. On receiving an out of the ordinary large system enquiry he contacted IMO to discuss their range of combined HMI and PLC controllers....Click here to read more.

IMO Automation
LLC

March 2016 - IMO Automation LLC
IMO is pleased to announce the launch of its US subsidiary, IMO Automation LLC and the appointment of Dennis Fairfield as US Country Manager....Click here to read more.

Case Study - i3A Lobster Containment Solution

Case Study - i3A Lobster Containment Solution
The customer required remote alarm messaging in case of any critical system faults to a sometimes unmanned live Lobster containment facility...Click here to read more.