Transformers, Inductors, Converters, Power Supplies, Power Factor Corrected
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Transformers are the nerve centre of many organisations, powering infrastructures such as hospitals, transport hubs and any number of commercial buildings. They ensure businesses keep going but, if not managed effectively, there are signficant risks to a company’s reputation, continuity and the bottom line.
The UK government has announced plans to double the capacity off-shore wind farms with backing of £500m (€600m).
Siemens will supply 102 high voltage gas insulated switchgear (GIS) for a UK wind farm in a multi-million euro deal. The switches operate with a vacuum circuit-breaker and clean air instead of polluting sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) as the insulating medium.
The capacitive isolation concept board from Helix Semiconductors has passed UL testing under the IEC 60950-1:2005 standard, opening up the design of transformerless AC-SC power supplies.
ABB has launched a 1600A cabinet design with ETL listing to UL 1008S for its digital static transfer switch (DSTS) product offering using a new digital signal processing algorithm.