Power Distribution Articles

  • Guomao Brand Cycloidal Pin wheel reducer Features

    Guomao Brand Cycloidal Pin wheel reducer Features: 1) Large ratio 2) High efficiency 3) Impact size 4) Less problem, long working life 5) Stable reliable turning 6) Easy disassembly, maintenance 7) High overloading, attacking and less inertia torque, the unit can be used in case of frequency starting and reversing. 8) Specification: a) Single-stage: 1-11 eleven type totally (X ...


    By Sogears

  • Shaft Voltage Measurement - Case Study

    Motor; 460kW Leroy Somer Permanent Magnet Compressor Motor. 400V, 3600rpm. ...


    By Avonmore Electrical Co. Ltd

  • BP Clair Ridge: Time, money & weight saved by installation of aluminium raised access floor system - Case Study

    The Alphastrut aluminium raised access floor and cable management system was selected for use on the BP Clair Ridge platform, which was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea. ...


    By Alphastrut Ltd

  • Grid Integration of Renewables

    Facts : A large European system operator must connect 9 MW of new wind power on its 63 kV grid. Contraints : Building a new HV line will cost € 24 M with a 5-year delivery time. Ampacimon solution: ADR Sense was installed in 3 months, allowing a 50% increase in capacity, thus avoiding line congestion. ...


    By Ampacimon s.a.

  • Focus on 2018 Philconstruct and Show quality of BeiYi

    From November 8th-11th, 2018, The 2018 Philippine Construction Machinery and Mining Machinery Exhibition was successfully held at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. This exhibition is mainly based on construction machinery. BeiYi has been actively and extensively communicating and sharing with various industries over the years, especially in the areas of production ...

  • F series reducer for baldor motors power transmission is used in small space, slim design and ideal torque

    We are best suited for gearboxes with small space applications. A wide range of mounting positions and variants ensure that the gearbox meets the needs of a wide range of applications in complex installation conditions while maintaining performance. It also has the inherent advantages of our reducers: maintenance-free, long operating life and zero-wear gears with high fatigue strength baldor ...


    By Sogears

  • Knowledge is Power: It Takes more than software…

    In the time it takes the average person to read this sentence, 36 petabytes of IoT data, (an amount roughly equivalent to 720 million four-drawer filing cabinets filled with text) will be created. That number will double by the end of 2019. During lunch today (for those fortunate enough to take lunch), GE Power Digital’s ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Annular Motor Design - Oil and Gas - Case Study

    Problem: An oil field application required a rotary motor for downhole actuation of a proprietary device.Requirements included a design with a large open bore through the center and use of a rechargeable battery pack that would be recharged through periodic inductive charging from the surface. Results: Using in-house proprietary motor topology, PCDworks created and modeled a number of candidate ...


    By Product Concept Development

  • Join me at Autodesk Accelerate 2018 experience in Toronto

    The Accelerate with Autodesk event is September 19th and 20th and is for those interested in the future of design and manufacturing. The early bird rate is only $49 until June 15, 2018 for 2 days of sessions. You will also get a bonus tour of the MaRS Discovery District which is the world’s largest urban innovation hub and where the new ...


    By Autodesk, Inc

  • Feature: Permian oil producers have a natural gas problem

    A natural gas bottleneck in the Permian Basin could force oil producers to shut wells or seek waivers to flare large amounts of natural gas if takeaway capacity does not catch up by the end of this year. Lack of natural gas pipelines could impact oil output Producers may seek to expand flaring to keep oil flowing Citi says severe glut ...


    By S&P Global Platts

  • Leviton GFCI Circuit Breakers Deliver Safety Ahead of Their Time

    Like you, we take safety seriously. As the market leader in ground-fault protection, Leviton naturally engineered the GFCI and Dual Function AFCI/GFCI circuit breakers in our new Leviton Load Center using state-of-the-art technologies that provide added layers of safety over traditional residential circuit breakers. ...

  • 2500 and 3000 kVA Padmounts to Jamaica!

    Check out these 2500 and 3000 kVA padmount transformers we just manufactured for a specialty utility project in Jamaica! Designed with 3 high voltages and dual low voltages, with taps on all reconnectable primaries, these units are a great example of VanTran’s ability to manufacture custom units to our customers’ exact specifications. While VanTran typically manufactures transformers ...


    By VanTran Industries, Inc

  • VanTran Replaces Old Transformers to Exact Specifications

    Check out these 2500 kVA Substation Transformers that left our factory earlier this week! Manufactured for a Polyurethane chemical producer in Louisiana, these transformers were built as direct replacements for two units the customer had on site. Given a strict delivery date of November 1, and strict dimensions to maintain, VanTran accepted the challenge and built both units to precise retrofit ...


    By VanTran Industries, Inc

  • VanTran Keeps our Delivery Promises!

    Check out this 2500 kVA substation that left our factory this week! When the customer came to us in late August saying they needed a transformer and needed it on site no later than October 12, we jumped at the challenge! While a 6-week lead time would be cutting it close for most, VanTran’s mission is to manufacture the highest quality transformers for our customers on-time, every time. So, ...


    By VanTran Industries, Inc

  • 5000 kVA Multi-Tap Substation: A VanTran Signature Product!

    A VanTran signature product, the last week in September, we had a 5000 kVA multi-tap substation transformer leaving our facility. Earlier this summer, when power lines were accidentally cut on the coast of North Carolina, one of our loyal rental power customers supplied a VanTran Multi-Tap Substation they had in their rental fleet to help assist in getting power back up and running. Because the ...


    By VanTran Industries, Inc

  • Did you know VanTran manufactures standard transformers in addition to specialty units? And our lead times are great!

    Leaving our factory this week we have this 1500 kVA Padmount Transformer. Shipping to Pennsylvania, this transformer is a standard dead-front, loop-feed unit with DOE 2016 Compliant Aluminum windings. While VanTran often prides ourselves on our ability to jump at engineering challenges others might shy away from, we also have a long history of supplying our customers with the highest quality ...


    By VanTran Industries, Inc

  • The Future Promise of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Integration: A Sociotechnical Review and Research Agenda

    Abstract Vehicle-grid integration (VGI) describes various approaches to link the electric power system and the transportation system in ways that may benefit both. VGI includes systems that treat plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) as controllable load with a unidirectional flow of electricity, such as “smart” or “controlled” charging or time-of-use (TOU) pricing. ...


    By Annual Reviews

  • How Do Relays Function in Industrial Power Distribution Systems?

    How Do Relays Function in Industrial Power Distribution Systems? Power distribution systems that manage large currents come with components that protect the system from abnormal conditions, which can damage the unit. One of these components is a relay, which is used to isolate, limit or control electrical loads. Relays, or simple switches that are ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Modified Sine Wave Inverters vs Pure Sine Wave Inverters

    Most everyday appliances and commercial tools run on AC power. This is fine if you’re connecting the device to a wall outlet that provides AC power. But what if you want to use power from a DC source, like a solar-powered generator or a car battery? In such cases, individuals need to use an inverter – a device that converts DC power to AC power. There are several types of ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Lighting Considerations for Indoor and Outdoor Sets

    Movie sets have meticulous lighting requirements. Optimal lighting conditions can enhance filming by contributing to the mood of the scene and illuminating dark spots in the shot. Bright lighting systems may also help promote safety for crew members setting up electrical wirings and installing fixtures on the set. Read on to learn about unique lighting considerations for indoor and outdoor sets. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

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