How to Specify: Simplex Compact Automatic FuelPort

A Simplex Compact Automatic FuelPort (Model CAFP) allows remote filling of one or more diesel fuel tanks. The CAFP fuel fill station is FDEP-approved for leak detection, spill containment and overfill prevention. It is designed for wall or rack mounting, and is available in standard carbon steel or stainless steel construction. Here are our recommended … Read more

Medium Voltage Load Banks & Step-down Transformers

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Simplex’s load bank product line includes equipment designed for use in medium voltage power generation applications. These medium voltage load banks use step-down transformers to provide safe and reliable operation for the owner. While other manufacturers offer load banks that accept direct application of medium voltage, Simplex prefers the use of a transformer. Here’s why…

Withstand Ratings and Lake Shore Electric Automatic Transfer Switches

Lake Shore Electric ATS

Interrupting ratings are the highest current at rated voltage that a device is intended to interrupt under standard test conditions. Withstand ratings are the highest current at rated voltage that a device is intended to carry under standard test conditions. When applied to automatic transfer switches, these ratings become the highest rated current that the transfer … Read more

Announcing: Emergency Power Symposium Aug. 20-21, 2015

Fuel Technologies International‘s Emergency Power Design Reliability Symposium will be held August 20-21, 2015 in Palm Springs, CA. This symposium is directed to engineers and facility managers concerned with the operation of emergency/backup power systems and fire pumps. Registration is limited to 30 attendees. Information on schedule and CEU credits can be found here.