Power Transfer Switch: Scheduled Care Guarantees Proper Outage Detection Your emergency or secondary electrical generation unit contains various switches designed to manage current flow. Circuit breakers are intended to stop the flow of current when a fault is present by means of a tripping mechanism that breaks the arc resided between a set of contacts. [...]
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Emergency generator maintenance is a measure for preventing the event of failure when secondary power is required for your building. Devices dependent on consistent electricity cannot suffer even the shortest glitch. Generators are the most efficient method for making certain this necessity is available. The assistance of generator services inCarolinaprovides the right protection for continued [...]
Why is Switchgear Maintenance Vital to the Operation of a System? A series of breakers and switches make up the switchgear used by your backup power unit. This combination of parts or disconnect components isolate electrical equipment to control the amount of electricity being transferred into a building. These components have the ability to disconnect [...]
Generator power services such as preventive maintenance are essential to the performance of your backup system. A generator is a building appliance used to obtain continuous power at times when the main source becomes unavailable. This equipment is necessary for preventing the disruption of critical processes and protecting certain devices used within your building. A [...]
Prime Power Services won the Cobb Chamber of Commerce 1998 SmallÂ Business of Year award, and we were honored.Â This year theÂ Cobb Chamber decided to create a Small Business Hall of Fame and Prime Power Services was selected as one of the first inductees.Â It made a number of us at PPS reflect back to when we won [...]
Power Generation Services: Routine Care Prevents Usage Complications Power generation services entail the design, installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial generators. A diesel backup electrical unit requires continual care to be ready for a failure. Basic preventive care increases the longevity of operation and supplies continued peak performance. If your system has been installed for [...]
The reliability of the transfer switch in an Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS) determines the reliability of the entire system. During an outage, the component is responsible for changing the electrical load of a building from the primary source (i.e. utility feed) to the secondary source (i.e. generator feed). To ensure the component works as [...]
To remain in good condition, your facility emergency power supply system (EPSS) requires regular maintenance and testing. Concerning the latter, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has set guidelines for testing Level 1 and level 2 generators (a.k.a. gensets) on a monthly and yearly basis. Below is an outline of these guidelines according to NFPA [...]
conductors or the air between a grounded conductor and an ungrounded conductor. Arc faults can occur when as little as 120 volts are present, but arc flashes that result from medium and high voltage switchgear involve dangerous amounts of energy that could cause critical injuries. In a facilityâ€™s switchgear, the power source for an arc [...]
A service that specializes in Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPSS) is an important resource for facilities that have generators. An EPSS is a significant investment, one that protects the business of a company by providing electricity generation during an outage. If your company needs a service to maintain its EPSS, the tips below will help [...]
- NFPA Generator Testing: A Basic Overview April 20, 2012
- Professional â€“ Electric power generators supplying backup power in case of emergencies December 13, 2010
- Emergency Generator Inspection: Seven Reasons Why Generators Fail January 13, 2012
- Power Transfer Switch: Scheduled Care Guarantees Proper Outage Detection September 25, 2012
- Emergency Generator Maintenance Averts Failure When Dependability Matters Most August 10, 2012
- Why is Switchgear Maintenance Vital to the Operation of a System? July 24, 2012
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