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  • What is a Surge Current?
    What is a Surge Current?

    Simply put, a surge current is a sudden spike and drop in voltage above what's normal or rated for that piece of equipment. Also called inrush current, this occurs most often when the device is first ...

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  • Energy Audits on Large Industrial Loads
    Energy Audits on Large Industrial Loads

    Until recently, little attention has been directed toward the energy usage or efficiency of industrial equipment or process systems. The electrical energy required by a particular system or process ...

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  • Why VFDs?
    Why VFDs?

    A VFD, which stands for “Variable Frequency Drive”, is an electronic device used to control an electric motor. Compared to conventional motor control (which simply starts and stops the motor), VFDs ...

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