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Questions tagged [industrial]

Questions related to electronic circuit design in industrial environments where environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, vibration, noise are significant and require careful consideration above what would be needed in commercial settings. Includes questions on Industrial Grade parts.

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Why is the temperature range of industrial and military products so high?

From Wikipedia the common temperature range for electrical components is: Commercial: 0 to 70 °C Industrial: -40 to 85 °C Military: -55 to 125 °C I can understand the lower part (-40°C and -55°C) ...
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Digital logic input with very wide input voltage range

We are developing an industrial controls product that will be used to monitor the presence or absence of voltage ranging from 5V to 480V. Since the unit will be generic and programmable, this input ...
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Waterproofing electronics by dipping into polyurethane or lacquer

I've been looking at and thinking about a few related topics... https://arduino.stackexchange.com/questions/9163/using-arduino-for-industrial-process Reliability of the Arduino platform for ...
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Why is zero represented by 4mA in 4 - 20 mA industrial control systems?

Ideally, to drive a controller the required current must be just above 0 mA. However, practically we consider readings only taken from 4 mA as the valid data sets. Now, my question is why do we take 4 ...
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Hall Sensor NJK-5002-C Configuraion

Here is the link to the sensor I am talking about. Now the problem is that according to the label it has as shown, it says that Brown wire goes to V+, Blue wire to V- and the Black wire goes to Signal....