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Transformer Winding Dry Out By Low Frequency Heating
Since 2009, PBA has provided a conventional transformer winding dry out service, heating the windings via hot dry oil and applying a vacuum or in an oven again with vacuum. This service has generally been provided by building a temporary oven on-site or by transporting the transformer to an off-site workshop oven.   Read more here…


The Foundation of Innovation
Innovation – The process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value for which customers will pay. What is innovation? If you do a Google search, you would probably find more than 300 versions of what Innovation is all about. What probably wraps it up is this one from the Business dictionary.  Read more here…





Measuring Motor Shaft Voltage Discharges
Voltage pulses from a variable speed drive can couple from a motor’s stator to its rotor, causing a voltage to appear on the rotor shaft. When this rotor shaft voltage exceeds the insulating capacity of the bearing grease, voltage arcs or electrical discharge machining can occur, causing pitting and fluting of the motor bearing race, damage that can cause a motor to fail prematurely.   Read more here…


The Future of Power Factor Correction has Arrived
Traditional Power Factor Correction (PFC) is technology that utilises AC capacitors switched into circuit in defined steps to offset inductive loads. This helps to improve the power factor and power quality by increasing the efficiency of the supply, but times are changing.    Read more here…