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Ip Rating
Power Supplies

What is the meaning of the IP ratings for power supplies?

August 25, 2023

The IP rating indicates to what extent an electrical device is protected against the penetration of foreign objects and moisture. In this blog post, you can find out which IP codes there are, what the differences are between them and what you need to pay attention to when choosing a power supply. Environmental influences such […]

Learn more about backfeeding.
Power Supplies

Analysing backfeeding events with the help of power supply data

July 12, 2023

Backfeeding is a physical process that is highly desirable in many applications, such as electric vehicles, for the purpose of energy recovery. However, in an industrial setting, backfeeding can be a problem and lead to costly system downtimes if the power supply units fail. In this blog article you will learn how power supply data […]

Blog article: How can the availability of a system be increased?
System Availability
Mains Voltage
Systems Approach

How can the availability of a system be increased?

February 13, 2023

For plant operators, the primary goal is to ensure maximum availability of machines and systems. This requires a reliable power supply throughout the entire lifetime of the system. Therefore, it is important that the applied power supplies are reliable, safe and durable. Within a power supply system, however, the power supply unit is often just […]

Parallel connection and redundancy of power supplies – What is the difference?
Parallel Use
Power Supplies

Parallel connection and redundancy of power supplies – What is the difference?

November 28, 2022

You are in need of a higher total power for your system or machine, or want to ensure a reliable power supply? Common solutions include the parallel connection or establishing a redundant power supply system. In this blog post, you will learn more about the definition, the differences and the correct use of both system […]

What does daisy chaining mean for power supplies?
Power Supplies
Parallel Use
Daisy Chaining

What does daisy chaining mean for power supplies?

October 20, 2022

The colloquial term daisy chaining has established itself as a description for the direct connection of technical devices in series. In this blog article, you will learn what you should consider if you want to operate several power supplies in a daisy chain. Daisy chaining refers to a wiring scheme in which several devices, such […]

Medical power supplies must be safe, efficient and quiet.
Medical Technology
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How do medical power supplies help protect patients and hospital staff?

August 8, 2022

In medical technology, the protection of patients and hospital staff has top priority. For this reason, medical power supplies are subject to strict requirements regarding safety, reliability and EMC. In this blog article you will find out how medical technology can benefit from the experience gained in machine building and system engineering. Power supplies have […]

Derating schaetzt Netzteile vor zu hohen Temperaturen.
Power Supplies

What does derating mean for power supplies? And when is it necessary?

July 14, 2022

Derating is a protective measure which allows the use of power supplies at high temperatures, at high altitudes or in alternative mounting orientations. In this blog article you will learn what you should consider when it comes to derating. Most power supply manufacturers specify ratings for lifetime, output current, and reliability (e.g. MTBF) for their […]

DC-USV - mit Batterie oder Kondensator?

DC-UPS modules – with battery or capacitor?

April 7, 2022

An uninterruptible power supply is essential in certain industries: If manufacturing processes are disrupted due to power interruptions, high costs can be incurred. There is also a risk of data loss and damaged systems. DC-UPS modules reduce this risk by bridging power outages or load fluctuations with the help of batteries or electrochemical double layer […]

Die Dezentralisierung erfordert neue Lösungen bei der Stromversorgung.

How does decentralization affect power supplies?

April 4, 2022

The demand for flexible, modular systems is shaping the world of systems engineering as we know it. A major development in this regard is the decentralization of system components. In this BLOG article you will learn how this development affects power supplies and what possible solutions are available. By speeding up the system planning process, […]