Streamlining electrical components

Manufacturing a REO medical transformer

Variety is the spice of life. But, as anyone who’s tried to throw a curry together without a recipe knows well, you can certainly have too much. When specifyingelectrical components, engineers are often presented with dizzying spreadsheets filled with technical datapoints, for hundreds of devices. Here, Steve Hughes,managing director of electrical component specialist REO UK, explains why REO is streamlining its offerings to improve support for electrical and design engineers. American author Alvin Toffler coined the term overchoice in 1970. This […]

Choosing between air and water cooling resistors

REO UK Water-cooled-resistor

With rising ambitions to meet sustainability targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) aims to have 220 million electric vehicles(EVs) on the road by 2030, EVs are fuelled by battery power and overheating must be avoided to ensure reliable and efficient operation, Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of specialist electrical components manufacturer REO UK, explains the difference between air […]

Resistor for renewables

The REO UK new REO BW151 Resistor

With UK Government figures reporting that renewable energy accounted for almost 30 per cent of energy generated, power quality specialist REO UK is focussing on ensuring reliable power generation for the future. The company has launched the REO BW151 Resistor Kombi, a braking resistor for renewable applications such as wind turbines and electric cars. Braking […]