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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

GE's Multilin 869 Offers World Class Motor Protection

GE’s Multilin 869 Offers World Class Motor Protection

GE Multilin 869 – An innovation in motor protection solutions

The workhorse of any industrial plant is its motor. Without the motor, the plant fails to be productive. As such an integral factory component, the onus is on the company to ensure their facilities have world-class motor protection so production continues unhindered.

GE’s Multilin 869 is an innovative protective relay designed with maximum productivity and motor protection in mind. It features advanced functionality and versatility by being

WEG's Hydraulic Units Offer Energy-Reducing Power Solution

WEG’s Hydraulic Units Offer Energy-Reducing Power Solution

As manufacturing professionals can tell you, hydraulic-powered equipment actually requires a certain amount of electrical energy to run. The electric motor helps circulate the hydraulic fluid. When the equipment does not need to move, the electric motor keeps circulating the fluid at rated speeds. This causes excessive wear and tear on the motor and can heat the hydraulic fluid up.

The Solution

WEG has developed energy-reducing power solutions for hydraulic equipment. This solution involves adjusting the

Gaining Awareness in Data Center Energy Efficiency

Gaining Awareness in Data Center Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency is a Top Priority

Energy efficiency is a top priority for data center managers. As more of daily life moves online, data storage needs are increasing rapidly and with them, energy needs.

ASHRAE recommendations and variable CRAC units make it easier than ever to maintain the perfect temperature range for your data center. Managers are finding new ways to combine legacy technology, new technology, and creative problem solving to lower operating costs. By increasing

Elgin Power Solutions and Neutral Ground Reactors

Elgin Power Solutions and Neutral Ground Reactors

The Need for Elgin Power Solutions
The modern grid is becoming more robust. Industrial companies and their facility engineers are working to maintain better voltage stability at their sites. One area of concern surrounds issues that are caused by higher ground fault currents. Many of these issues are dangerous.

Switchgear can be at risk. When it’s design is underrated, it may not be able to survive higher fault currents. The switchgear can fail, and it will need