Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

PV Array Simulators help improve solar power production.

September 1, 2015

Supporting use in laboratories and on manufacturing lines, N8937APV (208 Vac) and N8957APV (400 Vac) help engineers develop, verify, and maximize performance of inverter maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms and circuits. Both single-output, programmable DC power sources can simulate I-V curve characteristics under different environmental conditions. Additionally, simulators provide built-in voltage and current measurements and autoranging output from 500–1,500 V and 10–30 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean, Electronic Components & Devices

Photovoltaic Simulators emulate dynamic electrical behavior.

August 31, 2015

With Embedded TerraSAS™ Terrestrial Solar Array Simulators, users can test isolated and non-isolated string inverters with voltages up to 1,000 Vdc and currents up to 15 A. Each simulator consists of programmable DC power supply with control software and GUI, high output isolation, and embedded PV simulation engine that provides I-V curve in single standalone unit. ETS1000Y is available in 3 configurations: [5 kW 1,000 Vdc at 5 A, [10 kW 1,000 Vdc at 10 A, and [15 kW 1,000 Vdc at 15 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Photovoltaic Modules feature double-glass design.

August 20, 2015

Encapsulated using 2.5 mm thick tempered glass on both sides with frameless design, 60-cell multi-Si Modules are weatherproof for deployment in extreme environments with high temperature/humidity, wind, salt, and arid conditions. Modules are based on IEC standard for 1,500 V system with no greater than 2.5% power degradation in first year followed by linear annual degradation rate of 0.5%. In addition to passing IEC61215 and IEC61730 reliability tests, modules obtained TUV SUD certifications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Power Systems provide bus stop and shelter lighting.

July 24, 2015

Made from rugged die cast aluminum, SEPCO Bus-Stop and Shelter Systems come complete with LEDs and solid-state driver that operates each fixture from integral solar-charged storage-battery system with low-profile solar panels. Lighting wattages range from 3.4 W with single fixture to 6.8 W with double fixture, evenly illuminating area for safety and security. Solar-power assemblies range from 10–425 W, with storage-battery sizes providing minimum of 5 days of self-powered autonomy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Off-Grid Energy Storage System supplies power in remote areas.

July 21, 2015

Modular Energy Storage Solution (MESS) uses solar and wind energy, along with generator and Li-ion batteries for backup, to generate, store, and distribute 5–750 kWh of DC power. While dimensions make this hybrid, commercial-scale system transportable, plug-and-play characteristics allow for accelerated installation and startup. Interconnectivity and monitoring capabilities suit operation in remote locations. Uses include generating and delivering power for wireless base stations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Solar Simulation Interface tests photovoltaic I-V curves.

July 20, 2015

Offered as user-installable, plug-and-play option for SM3300 Series programmable DC power supplies, INT MOD SIM (Simulation Interface Module) offers custom programmable table for complex I-V curve simulation. PV simulation interface can also be used for simulation of foldback current limit and testing dynamic Maximum Power Point Trackers (MPPT) efficiency to EN 50530 standard. Features include Windows Web interface GUI and compensation for voltage drop in load leads without sense wires. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Panel uses n-type multi-wire busbar cells.

July 16, 2015

For optimized reliability, LG NeON 2 utilizes Cello™ technology, which consists of 12 thin wires instead of 3 busbars. Circular-shaped wires effectively scatter light while minimizing electrical loss. Rated at 320 W, panel boasts 6.4 kWp capacity with 20 modules (60 cells). Unit is suitable for homeowners who want to maximize energy production potential within limited rooftop space. Annual degradation has been reduced by max of 2% in first year and not more than 0.6% in following 24 years. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Panel targets utility-scale power plants.

July 16, 2015

Designed for maximum system voltage of 1,500 V, Utility-Scale Solar Panel is compatible with most tracking and mounting systems. Unit includes aluminum frame and extra layer of protective coating on solar cells that ensures resistance to Potential Induced Degradation. By minimizing required number of home run cables, combiner boxes, and fuses, panel drives balance-of-system savings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Smart Solar Modules meet 2014 NEC Rapid Shutdown safety standards.

July 9, 2015

Via technology built into junction box, NEC 2014 690.12-compliant Trinaswitch modules foster seamless integration for safety and compliance and feature upgradeable functionality, such as string flexibility, and performance optimization features. PV module parameters, such as overvoltage, over-temperature, and overcurrent, are constantly monitored. PV-Safe mode is entered upon detection of safety hazard, which is reported to Cloud Connect for single module or system shutdown assessment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

X-Ray Generators suit medical radiography applications.

June 30, 2015

Featuring 450 kHz maximum output frequency, Z Series X-Ray Generators offer various options, including dual speed starter, dual filament drive, and variety of control console choices. Units are available from 32–65 kW peak power with 40–150 kV output voltage, and up to 5 different manual and AEC operating modes. Measuring 595 x 410 x 475 mm, generators have flexible interface that facilitates integration, installation, calibration, and service. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

PV Monitoring Systems target residential solar plants.

June 25, 2015

Supporting plug-and-play socket meter installation with no onsite configuration, Solar-Log® & GE Meters provide certified Revenue Grade Metering incentive reporting. Systems are compatible with any microinverters and string inverters (240 Vac single-phase). In addition to online plant performance and power meter monitoring via Solar-Log WEB, systems utilize Solar-Log Dashboard for presenting plant performance via local or public display. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Brushless Alternator features air-cooled design.

May 27, 2015

Rated at 535 A and 28 V, Power 535 Brushless Alternator delivers 325 A at idle and performs under harsh commercial conditions. Corrosion-resistant unit is ground isolated and has electrical noise suppression feature to provide clean electrical power. Equipped with 4 in. air inlet duct and oversized bearings, cradle-mount alternator provides 83% efficiency. Typical applications include transit bus, mining, on-highway/off-highway, and power generation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single-Axis Solar Tracking System promotes uptime and reliability.

May 15, 2015

Design of DuraTrack™ HZ v3 maximizes modules per row, minimizes number of motors and columns, offers automatic row alignment, and provides snow/sand dune obstruction protection on automatic and individual row basis. Also, single-bolt per module mounting bracket reduces module installation time. Passive wind mitigation feature eliminates storm survival risks, complexities, and maintenance issues associated with active stow components and UPS systems. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

High Amp Alternator targets medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

May 7, 2015

Available in 4 output versions of 170, 185, 205, and 220 A, PowerEdge Alternator features patented segment conductor technology, which incorporates square wire copper stator design. Unit is equipped with heavy-duty bearings, long-life brush composition, and remote sensing technology to prolong battery life. Providing 100% coverage for pad-mount applications, compact alternator provides optimal efficiency and helps minimize fuel consumption. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Electric Vehicle Range-Extender promotes quiet, clean ride.

May 6, 2015

Used within Wrightspeed's range-extended architecture, Fulcrum 80 kW turbine generator recharges battery system only when needed and does not provide direct propulsion to drive wheels. Recuperation design and 2-stage compression process optimize efficiency and power, while multi-fuel capabilities allow this 250 lb unit, which carries 10,000 hr lifetime rating, to burn diesel, CNG, LNG, landfill gases, biodiesel, kerosene, propane, heating oil, and more. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Efficiency PV Module achieves up to 25% efficacy.

May 4, 2015

HyPro high-efficiency PV modules deliver average mass production cell efficiency of up to 20.5% with PERC technology. Four-busbar module design minimizes probability of micro-cracks and hotspots, which reduces susceptibility to malfunctions that lead to power degradation. While HyPro 60 cell module can produce 290 W at peak performance, HyPro 72 cell module can produce up to 345 W. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Power Kits target remote applications.

April 20, 2015

Designed for applications where power is needed but unavailable, Remote Power Kits include electronics, solar panels, and mounting accessories. Systems provide 24 hours of continuous power and 7 days of stored backup power. NEMA 4X/IP65-rated lockable enclosure is made of powder coated aluminum and has space inside for batteries, cables, and controls, as well as DIN rail with breakers, terminal blocks, and MPPT charge controller to protect against overcharging or over discharging. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Below-the-Hook Vacuum Generator handles spherical loads.

April 16, 2015

Offered in electric and compressed air models, VPF Series lets one operator safely handle spherical and shallow conical loads. Features include all-welded steel frame, adjustable handlebar with built-in controls, safety locking attach and release valve, vacuum gauges, audio-visual alarm, and 2,000 lb max load capacity. Also available, vacuum pad attachment features soft, replaceable foam seal that grips dome-shaped, round loads (500 lb max) with smooth or semi-textured surfaces without marring. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

I-V Bias Generators foster high-speed signal acquisition.

April 14, 2015

With 6 kV isolation and electronic protections, 100% solid-state UFBG-602/A/6kV (EDR88111/A/H6) aids data acquisition of signals generated by excited carbon atoms during MR Imaging recordings. UFBG-602/XXX utilizes high-speed SPDT&N and SPST switches and 2 bias power supplies. While SPDT&N (T4F152A05/5) changes biases in 150 nS, equally from +Vb to -Vb and vice versa, SPST (D3F152A1/5) switch discharges excess energy accumulated in output capacitance that occurred while +Vb was applied. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Power Generator utilizes Lithium Ion battery technology.

March 26, 2015

With Lithium Ion battery technology, PowerTap 2000 delivers portable power with zero-noise/zero-emissions and without fumes of gasoline. Unit operates with one on-switch and provides up to 6,000 W of power for applications such as power tools, water sump pumps, lighting and sound systems, and sporting equipment. Recharging in 90 minutes through standard electrical outlet, PowerTap 2000 provides up to 12 hours of uninterrupted power and is suited for indoor/outdoor use. Read More