PureWave UPS System run time extended from 30 to 60 seconds

Chicago, IL, Dec. 8, 2006 — Testing of the inverter and batteries in the redesigned S&C PureWave UPS System has confirmed that both the low- and medium-voltage versions can provide 60 seconds of run time at full load, says S&C Electric Co.

The enhanced capability offers advantages to critical power users, according to the company. To obtain power protection beyond 30 seconds, such power users formerly needed to install a costly back-up generator. For facilities already incorporating a back-up generator in the power protection scheme, the full minute of run time yields reserve battery power for repeated power quality events, permitting an additional crank cycle of the generator.

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