Ten ways to design safety and customer value into your product's electrical panel
Machine and control design engineers often overlook the electrical control panel as a place to add customer value. The control panel, also called a power panel, is a point of user interaction, too, and one that could ruin an otherwise flawless customer experience. Within the panel, when a fuse opens, the user usually wants to find it fast and return to production quickly. Maintenance workers don't want to see disorderly layout and wiring, and they do not want to feel that you did not pay particular attention to their safety and convenience.