The landscape of the electrical power products market has transformed considerably over the past number of years and is, in fact, ever changing.
Many AC-DC electronic power supplies are now certified to meet the ITE (Information Technology Equipment) IEC 60950-1 standard and also the medical IEC 60601-1 standard. These supplies often have two internal fuses, one in the Line and one in the Neutral connection.
When you need a 24 V DC power source for an industrial control system, it’s easy to think that almost any standard power supply will do the job.
Increasing demand for renewable energy, along with the requirement for stable grid/utility networks, is driving major changes within the power industries across GB, Europe and the USA – and the changes are imminent.
A look at the significance of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) for data centres and how modern, efficient UPS design can contribute to this metric.