Efficiency is quickly becoming the mantra across construction organizations. Even minor variances in construction practices can affect profit. All components need to be designed and engineered for productivity, reliability and safety in order to meet or exceed industry standards and pass inspections. Mistakes on the job site cause delays or rework which increases overall project costs and can lead to missed deadlines:
Time lost when people, materials, or equipment are kept waiting
Poor handling of materials and equipment around a site
Excess materials not needed
Unsafe job site conditions due to improper grounding, arc flash hazards, worker injury/fatigue
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Power interruptions and power quality are frequent causes of downtime in manufacturing, costing the average operation thousands of dollars each year in lost productivity.
Recovering quickly from an event is critical; when the machinery has recovered and is ready to go, having production wait on the infrastructure to “reboot” is simply unacceptable.
Just that situation can occur—network switches, PCs, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are key parts of modern control systems, and even short “blips” in power can cause restarts that delay device availability for up to several minutes.
As ensuring power to these devices during outages is critical to quick machine recovery, many manufacturers rely on a traditional battery-based UPS (uninterruptible power supply) system as an insurance policy.
However battery-based UPS systems are reliant on battery maintenance. Users must be willing to implement a rigorous program to monitor, maintain and properly dispose of batteries to ensure effectiveness.
Some of the common identified issues with traditional UPS systems: