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WEG's Reliable Enclosed Starters Can Meet Your Demands

WEG’s Reliable Enclosed Starters Can Meet Your Demands

Our world faces environmental challenges in many areas today, and companies around the world in many of those fields are rising to meet those demands. WEG is one of those companies.

Responsible environmental management is based on a commitment to practicing those preventive measures that can meet all of the environmental challenges our world currently faces. WEG focuses on the development of technologies that contribute to the sustainability of our planet and has developed its line

The Benefits of Active Harmonic Filters

The Benefits of Active Harmonic Filters

The Benefits of Active Harmonic Filters

Power Survey is a prominent brand that’s known for excellence in everything from harmonic distortion correction to power factor correction. It’s also known for first-rate active harmonic filters. Power Survey specializes in AHF offerings that pinpoint whether harmonic currents are in place. These filters also establish anti-currents. Anti-currents are important because they have the ability to minimize harmonics and bring them down to suitable and fitting degrees of intensity. These

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance

In today’s era of technological advancements, managing and securing sensitive data in an organization is more than important, it’s critical to success. According to statistics from The National Survey on Data Center Outages, the consequences of power outages and interruption are estimated at around $136,761.00 per unplanned outage. Therefore, IT professionals, consultants, and managers need to ensure they avoid power supply outages by investing in the right Uninterruptible Power Supply(UPS) systems

The Advantages of Liquid-Filled Transformers Over Dry-Type Transformers

The Advantages of Liquid-Filled Transformers Over Dry-Type Transformers

The Advantages of Liquid-Filled Transformers Over Dry-Type Transformers

What types of transformers is your company using in your day-to-day operations? Eaton released an informative study showcasing how beneficial liquid-filled transformers are over dry-type in a variety of ways.

We present five reasons you should consider switching from dry-type transformers to liquid-filled.

 

Greater Energy Efficiency

In terms of cost-effectiveness, evidence shows dry-type transformers have significantly higher operating costs.

 

Lower Sound Level

Sound pollution is an issue in many factories. Earplugs

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options From Controlled Power Company

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options From Controlled Power Company

Centralized Emergency Lighting Inverter Options
From Controlled Power Company
 

For our November Technology Spotlight, Controlled Power Company is our feature, with an emphasis on their Emergency Lighting Inverters. These products could have a positive impact in numerous ways if you need a backup system for your lighting.

 

What is a centralized emergency lighting inverter and why would you need one?

Here is the industry definition: A centralized lighting inverter is an electronic system that converts DC battery power

How a Voltage Test Station Helped a Virginia Town

How a Voltage Test Station Helped a Virginia Town

In this month’s Automation Spotlight, we wanted to highlight a find from a featured manufacturer, Grace Engineered Products. A routine visit and test turned into the creation of a new product!

This account was relayed by their Regional Sales Manager, Don Sparks:

A city located in Virginia contains 411 wastewater lift stations. In a partial power blackout, two hundred stations lacked power. According to protocol, the station required a visit to decide whether the station needs to

Essential Tips for Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

Essential Tips for Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

Fast and reliable access to your data is critical to your business’s success. The safety of your data depends on the design, implementation, and maintenance of your critical power system. There are many specifications that impact your critical power system, but the key design consideration is how the UPS interacts with your other equipment such as the generator.

Your UPS provides uninterrupted power to your data center by filtering out any power anomalies, but any failure

3 Reasons the GE Multilin 850 Will Benefit Your Company

3 Reasons the GE Multilin 850 Will Benefit Your Company

3 Reasons the GE Multilin 850 Feeder Management Relay Will Benefit Your Company

Multilin continues to impress with quality Feeder Protection Systems with the Multilin 850. This iteration offers enough improvements over the existing SR 750/760 or 735 protection relays to warrant an upgrade to your system. Today, we’ll highlight what’s new in the system and how it can benefit you and your company.

 

Updated Technology and Design

 

The 850 features a full-color Graphical Control Panel

Motor Plugs Simplify Motor Change-outs and Reduce Costs

Motor Plugs Simplify Motor Change-outs and Reduce Costs

Meltric recently announced an update to their switch-rated motor plugs and the results could benefit your automation needs.

Meltric touts their Switch-rated Motor Plugs and receptacles as the safest and most cost-effective solution for connecting motors and other electrical equipment. The reasoning is because when you buy a Motor Plug and receptacle you are effectively getting a disconnect switch for free. They are UL approved for branch circuit disconnect switching and motor circuit disconnect switching. They

How to Achieve Lower PUE in Your Data Center

How to Achieve Lower PUE in Your Data Center

PUE or Power Usage Effectiveness indicates the ratio of a data center’s energy usage to the amount of energy consumed by the center’s IT equipment alone. The ideal Power Usage Effectiveness ratio is 1.0. This is due to the fact that a data center’s central objective is to provide IT resources for an organization or consumers. Ideally, all the energy used up by a data center goes towards the center’s IT equipment.

That would mean no