Many electrical power quality issues are external to your facility. Utilities are unable to control weather related events. Industries therefore need to provide their own power quality correction.
Advanced manufacturing lines have become more agile and advanced. These technologies are energy-efficient equipment with electronic control systems to increase efficiency. In many of these cases, these technologies are sensitive to power quality variations. Any interruptions of a critical process will result in significant financial loss. These are some of the typical issues:
Voltage sags are the primary cause of unplanned production stoppages in industry. Causes include electrical network faults due to weather, animals across terminals, traffic accidents, load switching upstream, startup of large loads or transformer energization.
A sudden change from the nominal voltage or current may be caused by faults in the network, switching of large loads, load shedding, or switching of capacitor banks upstream in the utility network. Voltage surges also occur but may be less severe.
Momentary power loss is complete loss of voltage on one or more phase conductors between 0.5 cycles and 3 seconds. The most common forms of power failure are due to utility protection systems, e.g. recloser operations, switching, breaker tripping and equipment failures.
The use of non-linear loads is the main cause of harmonic distortion. The injection of harmonic currents results in voltage distortion which may cause electronic equipment failure, increased heat in drives and transformers, unwanted tripping, malfunction of sensitive equipment and controls and failure of imaging and scanning equipment.
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Lightning and other seasonal power disturbances create havoc everywhere, and high-speed manufacturing is one of most susceptible industries. Omniveter solutons are design for high inrush current and dynamic load behavior: