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How to save >20% on energy costs at pumping stations

Variable-speed motors and drives are normally much more efficient than fixed-speed types, but even they don't always work at peak efficiency. An analysis of VSDs at one drinking water pumping station helped save over 20% of energy costs –...

Why is there an arrow on your current clamp?

As you can see in the images above, on all current clamps and current clamp accessories there is an arrow placed on there, close to the beak or inside the beak opening. So what should we do...
hat kind of electrical technician or engineer are you?

What kind of electrical technician or engineer are you?

Rambo, Einstein, Edison... What kind of electrical technician or engineer are you? Find out which persona best matches your style! Even maintenance and troubleshooting professionals are allowed to have fun, right? Get a free detailed description of your professional profile and share it with your...

How much is poor power quality costing you?

Detecting energy waste and improving uptime is an important aspect of daily work in any facility. Diagnosing and solving poor power quality can be a challenge, though, with many variables to take into consideration. Prevent downtime by detecting poor power...

Energy efficiency and ISO50001

To improve energy efficiency in industry, the International Organization for Standardization has developed the voluntary ISO50001 energy management standard. This is similar to the ISO 9001 quality management standard. Systematically and regularly checking the efficiency of electric motors can...

Understanding the basics of electrical power

Electrical power usage is changing constantly. It means load on the electric network is changing: more harmonics and unbalance. This so-called 'bad' power costs money and wastes energy. To deal with this, we often need more understanding of the...

Choosing the right current clamp

Many users of an energy logger, power logger or power quality analyzer usually use the tool’s supplied current clamp in their application. Since the supplied clamp has a specific measurement range, it’s very well possible that it doesn’t fit...

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How to setup the 173x series energy logger

Most of us work in tech support departments and one of the most frequently asked questions we receive is: how to set up a energy...

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