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Triplex Pump Control Using Cost-saving Alternating Relays

Monday: June 29, 2020 : Alternating Relays

Macromatic specific-purpose Triplexor relays are ready to go right out of the box. ATP Series is pre-programmed for various triplex and duplex pump control applications. Save panel space. Reduce labor. No programing.


Our 45th Anniversary: A Message to our Employees and Customers

Thursday: May 7, 2020 : Blog

May marks the 45th anniversary of Macromatic Industrial Controls, Inc. It's also been one year since our management team purchased Macromatic.


Macromatic Recognized as Outstanding Supplier by Grainger

Saturday: April 25, 2020 : Blog

Macromatic Industrial Controls, Inc. has received a Partners in Performance Award for 2019 from senior leadership at Grainger, the broad line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products. 


What Are the Advantages of Using General Purpose Relays?

Wednesday: April 22, 2020 : General Purpose Relays

General Purpose relays are economical, so they can reduce system costs on control panels with limited space. The relays’ small profile and side-by-side DIN-rail mounting simplifies installation and wiring.


Macromatic Industrial Controls Remains Open in Wisconsin

Tuesday: March 24, 2020 : Blog

The Governor of Wisconsin, Tony Evers, has issued emergency order #12 – Safer at Home Order.  This order requires all individuals living in the state of Wisconsin to stay at home except for reasons outlined in the order including to participate in “Essential Businesses.” Macromatic Industrial Controls is classified as an essential business as defined by Wisconsin’s Emergency Order #12 (section 13) and by the federal government Department of Homeland Security (DHS).



Macromatic Names New Regional Sales Manager for Canada

Friday: January 31, 2020 : Blog

Rich Gibson has joined Macromatic as the new Regional Sales Manager for Canada. Rich will report to Tim Burns, Vice President – Sales and Marketing. Rich Gibson has joined Macromatic as the new Regional Sales Manager for Canada.



Understanding Time Delay Relay Functions

Thursday: October 17, 2019 : Time Delay Relays

Issue: What is the difference between On Delay, Off Delay, Single Shot, Interval On and all these other time delay functions? Solution/Resolution: Understanding the differences between all the functions available in time delay relays can sometimes be a daunting task. When designing circuits using time delay relays, questions such as what initiates a time delay relay,


What Is Phase Unbalance? How Can I Protect My Equipment?

Monday: October 14, 2019 : Three-Phase Monitor Relays

Phase unbalance of a three-phase system exists when one or more of the line-to-line voltages in a three-phase system are mismatched. Line-to-line voltages typically vary by a few volts, but a difference that exceeds 1% can damage motors and equipment. How Can I Protect My Equipment?


What type of power systems can Macromatic relays protect?

Tuesday: October 1, 2019 : Three-Phase Monitor Relays

Macromatic devices work on many systems. Here are the guidelines and recommended connections for Open Delta, Corner Grounded and High Leg (Red Leg, Wild Leg) Delta systems. Contact Macromatic for technical information on other systems.


What Is Undervoltage? How Can I Protect My Equipment?

Wednesday: September 25, 2019 : Three-Phase Monitor Relays

What Is Undervoltage? How Can I Protect My Equipment? Undervoltage occurs when the average voltage of a three-phase power system drops below intended levels, and is sometimes referred to as a brown-out. Operating in Undervoltage conditions can drastically reduce the life of the electromechanical equipment and lead to premature failure.


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