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The study of harmonics and LV energy compensation

The harmonic currents are mainly down to the nonlinear loads in the installations. The most frequent harmonic sources are linked to the use of electric arcs (welding, arc furnaces, discharge lamps, etc.) and to magnetic… Read more

Aug 20, 2018 | Edvard

The study of harmonics and energy compensation

Why overmotoring an application is not such a good idea

In many instances, the practice has been to overmotor an application, i.e., to select a higher-horsepower motor than necessary. The disadvantages of this practice are: Lower efficiency Lower power factor Higher motor cost Higher controller… Read more

Mar 13, 2017 | Edvard

Why overmotoring an application is not always a good idea


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