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Archive | August, 2016

How to Extend the Life of Your Equipment

Practical tips for monitoring and regulating power consumption Large, 3-Phase motors, compressors, pumps, and equipment used in an industrial setting benefit from operating at certain voltages (and amperages). While managers and machine operators may be aware of the OEM specs and operational guidelines, few practice practical condition and energy monitoring over the lifetime of their […]

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How Energy Monitoring Can Save Money

From electricians to homeowners, city planners to CEOs, energy monitoring is a buzzword that means more than environmental friendliness, it means big savings.

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Explanation of Accuracy Specifications for Current Transformers

Accuracy/Tolerance Explanations: A question is often asked about what the difference is between the tolerances specified by Magnelab and other companies. Don’t be deceived by the numbers or catch phases, know what you are getting when ordering current transformers (CT’s). When looking at the specifications for a CT, the accuracy rating or class can be […]

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Current to Voltage vs Current to Current Transformers

Many meter manufacturers and others ask why use a Magnelab standard, pre-burdened voltage output current transformer (CT) for monitoring power instead of the traditional 5 amp output current transformer (CT) that’s been used for decades. There are several similarities and differences between the two CT types–the similarities are that both CT’s operate under the same […]

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Advantages & Applications of Rogowski Coils

Feeling like your electrical efficiency is sub-par? Submetering might be exactly what you need to optimize your building – and your business.

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