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For Complete Energy Assessments Rent the Fluke 1735

by Protec Tech Team January 15, 2018

 Fluke 1735 Three-Phase Power Quality Logger In order to supply homes, businesses and industry with electric power, electric utilities generate three-phase electric current that is transmitted across an electrical grid.

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Doble M5400 SFRA Analyses Common Problems in Transformers

by Protec Tech Team January 15, 2018

Doble M5400 Sweep Frequency Response AnalyzerFrequency response analysis (FRA or SFRA) is utilized to test the mechanical integrity of transformer cores, windings, and press frames, in power transformers.

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Rent Megger ODEN AT to Test High Current, High Voltage Power Systems

by Protec Tech Team January 08, 2018

Primary current injection testing is usually associated with high current and high voltage power distribution systems generally found in an electricity substation, or in a large industrial installation.

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Detect Vibration in Rotating Machinery with a Fluke 810 Tester Rental

by Protec Tech Team January 08, 2018

Vibration in rotating machinery is simply the back and forth movement or oscillation of a machine and components, such as drive motors, driven devices (pumps, compressors, etc.), and the bearings, shafts, gears, belts and other elements that make up mechanical systems. Vibration itself is not the problem, but excess vibration is a symptom of internal issues, such as bearing failures, imbalance, misalignment and looseness that shorten equipment lifespan.

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To Test Delta or Wye Transformers Consider Renting a Vanguard TRM-403

by Protec Tech Team January 03, 2018

Transformer configuration designations like “Delta” and “Wye” originate from the way the windings are connected inside the transformer. These connections determine the way the transformer will perform, and they also determine the methods of calculation required for properly applying a given transformer.

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With Shipping Rates on the Rise, Protec Saves You Money

by Protec Tech Team January 03, 2018

At Protec Equipment Resources, we know that staying abreast of shipping expenses and rate changes is crucial, and we are aware that these costs directly impact your rental decisions, not to mention your bottom line profitability.

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FLIR T640 Thermal Imaging Camera Essential for Infrared Diagnostics

by Protec Tech Team December 22, 2017

Originally developed for military, thermal imaging cameras have migrated into other fields and have found many uses.

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Rent the Megger BITE 2P to Precisely Measure Internal Cell Impedance

by Protec Tech Team December 22, 2017

Battery impedance is a combination of internal resistance and reactance where internal resistance plus reactance equals impedance when using an AC stimulus.

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For High Power Capacitor Testing Rent the ABB CB-2000

by Protec Tech Team December 14, 2017

Among the most useful of all electronic components is the Capacitor. The term capacitance refers to the ability of a capacitor to store charge. It’s also the measurement used to indicate how much energy a particular capacitor can store. The more capacitance a capacitor has, the more charge it can store.

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Protec - Your Trusted Source for Electrical Test Equipment Calibration

by Protec Tech Team December 14, 2017

Calibration of electrical test and measurement equipment should not only check the accuracy of the instrument and determine the traceability of the measurement, but in practice, calibration should also include repair of the device if it is out of calibration. A report should also be provided by the calibration expert, which shows the error in measurements with the device before and after the calibration. 

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Rent the Doble TDR9000, TDR9100 to Assess Circuit Breaker Capability

by Protec Tech Team December 07, 2017

Doble circuit breaker testing systems are perfectly suited for simplified field testing. And, with the ability to resist electrostatic or magnetic interference during testing while at the same time allowing for self-diagnostic tests, these test sets ensure accuracy of results.

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Vanguard EZCT-2000C Plus CT Test Set Should be Part of Routine Testing

by Protec Tech Team December 07, 2017

Metering current transformers and the protective current transformers differs in roles and design, but require the same common current transformer testing practices to ensure their electrical condition, and that they are properly connected to the rest of the system.

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