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Monitoring Your Medium Voltage Switchgear

Posted in Power, Wireless on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. No comments yet
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When I worked in the offshore oil & gas business many years ago, production platforms typically had low-voltage electrical systems running motors no larger than 480VAC. Over the years as the process sophistication grew and motors with variable speed drives replaced engine-driven compressors and other assets, the need for medium voltage systems (between 1KV and […]

Medium and High Voltage Electrical Equipment Testing and Monitoring

Posted in Electrical Reliability, Plant Equipment on Monday, April 27th, 2009. No comments yet
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Storms blew through Austin the week before last knocking out power to our building. It reminded me of the criticality of reliable power to conduct business in this information age. If you’re responsible for maintaining the power distribution facility at your plant, you know how critical it is to avoid unplanned power outages. I caught […]