White Papers by Power Control


Covering both technical and non-technical insights.

These informative papers have been written by members of our very own Power Control team.

Thermal Imaging Whitepaper

Capturing The Essence Of Preventative Maintenance

Thermal imaging records the concentration of radiation in the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum and converts in into a visible image. Today, thermal imaging is often the first choice in preventative maintenance and is one of the most non-intrusive, non –invasive and non-destructive diagnostic tools for predictive maintenance of a UPS.

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Advanced Batt Testing Whitepaper

Advanced Battery Testing

A large and rapidly growing mass of lead acid batteries are providing critical backup power to data centres, banks, hospitals, telecom sites and many large commercial and industrial installations. It is essential that these batteries remain in superior condition at all times.

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Li-ion batteries

Lithium-ion Batteries, An Alternative to VRLA

The principle difference between li-ion batteries and VRLA batteries is the chemical makeup of molecules in the electrodes (anode and cathode) and of the electrolytes. This paper compares the batteries and explains the different performance capabilities of each.

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Caps and Fans Cover

Capacitors and Fans Within UPS Systems

When capacitors are proactively changed when recommended, it protects the UPS system against major failure and reduces the risk of unplanned downtime. Maximised performance can be achieved with careful planning by replacing these components towards the end of their rated service life or just before.

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UPS Design Configurations Whitepaper

UPS Design Configurations

Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are installed for mitigating risks to critical infrastructure, this is often achieved by scaling the number of UPS systems in a configuration to cope with the; load requirement, budget, existing infrastructure and risk tolerance. This whitepaper explores the five principle UPS arrangements, explaining the suitable applications and advantages and limitations of each.

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