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  • What to consider when moving to an Inverter
    What to consider when moving to an Inverter
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    Inverters offer many benefits over traditional mechanical drives with fewer moving parts, larger speed ranges, broader horsepower range, and reduced maintenance.  But they do have limitations the largest of which is their torque characteristics.  sss

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  • Electrical Service Types and Voltages
    Electrical Service Types and Voltages
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    In commercial and industrial applications, voltages can be in excess of 1000kV.  Most equipment supplied by DisperseTech will operate at one of several common voltages 208, 240, 480, and 600 volts.  

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  • Equipment in Hazardous (classified) Locations
    Equipment in Hazardous (classified) Locations
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    The need to place general-purpose equipment in hazardous (classified) locations is not new, yet in the last three decades, the need has grown dramatically.

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  • Defining Hazardous Areas
    Defining Hazardous Areas
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    Today’s modern chemical facilities often contain both flammable gases and ignitable dust, which pose explosion risks. To prevent explosions from happening in harsh environments whereby flammable gases or combustible dusts are present directives and guidelines are put in place to protect both the public, workforce, and environment.

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  • Purged Cabinets and Enclosure Protection Systems
    Purged Cabinets and Enclosure Protection Systems
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    In 1967, the NFPA Technical Committee on Electrical Equipment in Chemical Atmospheres established recommended practices, entitled "NFPA 496 - Purged and Pressurized Enclosures for Electrical Equipment." Since then, the NFPA has expanded its document by adding recommendations for enclosure ventilation and dilution.

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