2 Power Quality Background Why is it Such a ConcernMany people blame the power utility for degrading power when in most cases, the problem is caused by poor power distribution within a facility. Equipment such as computers, TVs, phone systems, alarm systems, production equipments, process controls and even heating , ventilation and air-conditioning system in your building use microprocessor technology to function. As a result you must ensure that your electrical environment has a good power to have reliable system operation.
3 Major Causes of Power Line Disturbances Overloaded circuitsPower Factor Correction CapacitorsFast Switching of Large LoadsIncorrect or Poor Wiring Connections
4 How Power Line Disturbances Affect Your Equipment Interruption/Dropouts/OutagesData lossEquipment downtimeComputer lock-upsClock timing errorsImpulsive TransientsElectronics damageInsulation breakdown in transformers and motorsData errors, data loss
5 How Power Line Disturbances Affect Your Equipment Swell/Surge/Over-voltageDiscomfort from flickering lightsComputer damageDegradation of power protection equipmentSags/Under-voltageEquipment shutdownPower-down circuitry in power supply operates incorrectlyComputer lock-upsDiminished speed of disk drives (data errors)
6 How Power Line Disturbances Affect Your Equipment Frequency VariationIncorrect clock timingWriting errors in storage devicesHarmonics DistortionOverheating of motors and transformersFrequent tripping of circuit breakersFrequent fuse blowingCapacitor failures
7 How Power Line Disturbances Affect Your Equipment Harmonics DistortionOverloading of transformer neutralsTelephone interferenceMisoperation of SCR drivesPLC and computer failuresInsulation failuresSevere lamp flicker
8 Elec-Saver TVSSElec-Saver TVSS is an electrical device designed for homes, businesses and manufacturing companies to filter out the damaging effects of transient spikes before they reach the electrical equipment or machinery.Elec-Saver TVSS was invented twenty years ago and has been improved to peak efficiency and durability.Elec-Saver TVSS is a nationally known brand name and is unsurpassed in its ability to instantaneously remove the transients and other forms of electrical pollution.
9 Summary of BenefitsImproves performance & reduces equipment malfunction and downtime.Reduces maintenance and replacement costs.Extends the life of lamps and ballasts, greatly reducing the frequency of ballast and bulb replacement.Protects computers & Point-of-Sale Systems against hard-drive crashes and lost data.
10 Summary of BenefitsProtects the entire electrical system from lightning and power surges which can originate from internal and external sources.Promotes greater overall reliability and operating efficiency of total system. Provides both "Catastrophic" and "Preventive" protection of all electronics, computer & telecommunications systems and most sensitive equipment from Line power faults.
11 Summary of BenefitsPromotes greater operating efficiency of air conditioners, refrigeration, appliances and wiring by reducing operating temperatures.Extends the life of electrical appliances and electronic equipment.