Reduce Power Consumption by Improving Power Quality

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If you want to reduce the power consumption in your electrical facility, you must make sure that your power quality is optimized. This allows your equipment to maximize the electricity drawn from your power line and minimize reflected energy.


A poorly compensated power line will have several harmonics and voltage deviations in it. This causes connected equipment to draw more power than needed. The distortion also causes overheating especially in motors and transformers which can eventually fail after a while. To help correct the problem, you must determine the amount of distortion in the power line to know how much correction should be applied. 
Power quality analyzers are used to assess the quality of the power line. It helps engineers visualize the spikes, sags and harmonics present. The Fluke 465 power quality analyzer is one of the most popular testers used by technicians. It has the ability to measure single and 3 phas power lines. This Fluke power quality analyzer conforms with the IEC 61000-4-30 Class A standard to  ensure accurate measurements. It also has a CAT III 1000V and CAT IV 600V safety rating to ensure the safety of the user.

You might want to consider renting the Fluke F65 power quality analyzer from Protec. Enjoy affordable rental rates when you rent from us. Call us at 866-352-5550 if you have any questions on available equipment you can rent.