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Phaseback Math

Phaseback Math An Explanation of What Happens When The Phaseback VSGR (Voltage Stabilizing Ground Reference) Corrects A Power Quality Problem Written by William Hinton, Director of Engineering and Dan Princinsky, President   What does the Phaseback VSGR Do? The Phaseback VSGR corrects voltage imbalance and prevents voltage surges in the most efficient manner possible. Unlike most…

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transient over-voltage

Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences There have been some unintended consequences in the advances of technology in manufacturing as well as other uses of digital technology. Before the advent of Programmable Logic control, relay logic controlled the operation of machines in the manufacturing process. At that time, transient over-voltage occurred due to the on/off cycling of operating equipment. The…

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Arc Flash Elimination

Arc Flash Elimination: Understanding the Difference Between Workarounds and a Solution Written by Bill Hinton and Dan Princinsky Arc flash: the mere mention of this term can send shivers down an electrician’s spine. Engineers around the world consider it the most dangerous and feared of all electrical issues. If you ask engineers what they think…

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An Open Question to All Electrical Engineers

An Open Question to All Electrical Engineers Written by Bill Hinton and Dan Princinsky Consider the electrical safety mechanisms in a facility or industrial workplace. Assume that you are responsible for these safety mechanisms. An Open Question Would you intentionally disconnect the ground from each piece of equipment from your facility and allow it to…

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Geomagnetic Storms: Are you protected? It is time!

Geomagnetic Storms: Are you protected? It is time! Written by Cy Cates Geomagnetic storms are expected to happen every 11 years, according to NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Are we past due? These storms have taken down Electrical Grid Systems over very large areas, causing damage to Electrical equipment and much inconvenience to the affected population.…

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Arc Flash

Arc Flash

Arc Flash It is the responsibility of a business owner or manager to provide a safe work environment for all workers. There can be many dangers in a facility which could cause injury or death. When electrical insulation breaks down due to dirt, moisture or is damaged electricity can flash-over causing a high temperature event…

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Trade Wars

Trade Wars and Winning Them

Trade Wars and Winning Them Trade wars begin when countries tax goods and services coming in to their country increasing the price of those goods and services making them less cost competitive. The price of manufactured goods is based on the markup from cost of production and overhead. Increasing production plus lowering energy consumption and…

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