Rittal is launching a major upgrade to their RPE design software, complemented by the IEC 61439 guide book, which covers aspects of the standard that effect all control panels. The new version 6.2 provides the ability to design motor control centres, electrical switchgear, control panels and generate bill of material, costs and designs that comply with IEC 61439 switchgear standards.
Key features for users of Rittal's RPE software include generation of copper connection drawings; production of design verification documentation and the ability to generate users own documentation; internal enclosure temperature calculation; application examples; excel configurator for temperature rise calculations up to 630A and up to 1600A according to IEC 61439 section 10.10.4.2 and new partial doors and front panels.
For a copy of the guide book and latest RPE software please contact Rittal. Alternatively, an upgrade from version 6.1 to 6.2 can be achieved automatically via the Internet. Please go to www.rittal.co.uk.