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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

How Switch-Rated Plugs Benefit the Craft Brewing Industry

How Switch-Rated Plugs Benefit the Craft Brewing Industry

As the craft brewing industry continues to grow, brewers need a large array of tools and equipment at their disposal. This equipment isn’t cheap, as we all know, and installation can be a burden. If you’re used to the old pin and sleeve connectors, then you’re undoubtedly familiar with the costs that come with them. In addition to the pin and sleeve connectors, you’ve got to use the line of sight disconnect switches, which only

Top Questions to Ask when Investing in a UPS System

Top Questions to Ask when Investing in a UPS System

Equipment inside your organization or manufacturing plant may experience problems if the power supply from the local utility is not available at all times. Therefore, making the decision on the right Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for your network closets and data centers requires thoughtful consideration. An unreliable utility source can damage equipment. A UPS is important for protecting equipment during power failures. They provide continuous battery backup during shorter outages.

At EMR Associates, we have the

How to Become More Environmentally Friendly Using Eaton's Variable Voltage Transformer

How to Become More Environmentally Friendly Using Eaton’s Variable Voltage Transformer

One of the greatest challenges facing engineers and scientists is to find new sources of energy without causing irreparable damage to the environment. The research is expensive and time-intensive, but every breakthrough helps us all. Eaton hopes to assist oil exploration and production companies with their discoveries using Thermal Assisted Gravity Drainage (TAGD) with their variable voltage transformers for a cost-effective, environmentally-safe approach to oil shale and bitumen recovery.

According to Eaton’s newsletter: “TAGD is an

5 Ways the Food and Beverage Industry Benefits from Automation

5 Ways the Food and Beverage Industry Benefits from Automation

The food and beverage industry is a great beneficiary of the technological advances in automation sector. If your company invests in the food and beverage industry, these advances help optimize many aspects of your company’s routine. These machine and software upgrades both lead to better production efficiency through a variety of means.

To begin, modern control systems rely on input data being interpreted and implemented by computer applications and PLCs. These developments are cost efficient and

Webinar: NFPA 70B Overview: Why Electrical Preventive Maintenance Programs are Critical for Safety

Grace will be hosting a webinar on the topic of NFPA 70B on July 17, 2017. The webinar will cover the topic of Electrical Preventive Maintenance and its significance in Electrical Safety. The webinar will be offered in two sessions at 10AM & 2PM (CDT).

Electrical maintenance is increasingly becoming a big part of electrical safety in minimizing the risk of electrical arc-flash hazards at workplace. This webinar will focus on the preventive maintenance topics to cover the

Tips For Your Data Center UPS

Tips For Your Data Center UPS

Data centers are incredibly important hubs for business. Usually they house key information and, well, data. This is why a reliable UPS is crucial for any data center. What good is your data or data center if it disappears in a power outage, surge or sag? This is why we are fans of models such as the Mitsubishi 9900AEGIS. A good UPS can offer peace of mind and stability in an facility. However, as with

Unique Substation Packaging & Protection Using VFI Transformers from Eaton

Unique Substation Packaging & Protection Using VFI Transformers from Eaton

Let’s start with an easy question, shall we? Have you made the “switch” from traditional switch and fuses to the VFI Transformer solution? Substation protection options improve tremendously when we look at the advances in VFI transformers. Let’s look at ways your facility could benefit from upgrading!

Looking at substation protection options brings us to a few reliable solutions. As we know, primary fuses react slowly to secondary arcing and ground faults. The trip times are

April Technology Spotlight: J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU

April Technology Spotlight: J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU

Xtreme Power Conversion (XPC) continues to be a global leader in offering quality power distribution products and this month’s spotlight on the J40 Ultra-Slim Surge PDU series is no exception. Our last spotlight on their products was the popular P80 UPS and we believe you’ll find this just as intriguing.

The sleek J40 models pack loads of advanced surge suppression technology in a tiny package. The 10A version barely tips the scale with dimensions of

Power Survey Product Feature: Low Voltage Power Factor Correction Solutions

Power Survey Product Feature: Low Voltage Power Factor Correction Solutions

Power Survey remains an industry leader for Commercial & Industrial energy users looking for power disturbance resolution solutions. If you need equipment for power factor correction capacitors, harmonic filtering, and power monitoring and analysis, Power Survey is a great option. This month’s spotlight will focus on Power Survey products designed for low voltage power factor correction solutions. If you need to boost your facility’s energy efficiency and productivity, then read on for a variety of