Case Studies

Case Studies

ONE PAGE CASE STUDIES

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21st Century Protection Case Study

American Axle wanted to test the performance of EP’s waveform correction technology against industry standard technology. The testing laboratory equipment hit each device with A1 and B3 Ring Waves. These are typical internally generated waveforms which are responsible for ballast failures, equipment malfunctions, computer freezes, wasted energy and shortened asset lifecycles. The results convinced American Axle to change their spec to standardize EP’s technology.

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800 Ton Press Machine

EP’s waveform correction technology was tested on an 800 ton press machine at Nakanishi Metal Works in Osaka, Japan. Due to skin effect and proximity effect there was a significant imbalance in the current distribution. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminated the skin effect and proximity effect and as a result increased the production of the machine by 48 percent.

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Alaska-Pipeline

Alaska Pipeline

When high frequency noise was corrupting the data on Conoco Phillips’ heat trace system, EP was called in to investigate. Variable frequency drives were polluting the communication signal with noise. Sure enough the EP’s waveform correction technology was able to eliminate this harmful noise and ensure the communication signal was safely delivered.

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Drives-PLC-MCC-Case-StudyDrives, MCC’s & PLC’s

Wheeling Corrugating called in EP to discover if waveform correction technology could help solve their problem of burned circuit boards, blown fuses and failing PLC’s. After analyzing the electrical system it was clear. Harmful high frequency noise was wreaking havoc and causing these equipment failures. EP eliminated this noise and solved the problem.

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Improving Motor Efficiency

EP’s waveform correction technology was installed at the Star of the West Mill to combat noise. There was significant voltage and current noise between 3kHz-1MHz. This noise was contributing to slip losses. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminated these slip losses and improved the efficiency of the motors. This translated to a savings of $0.0067 per bushel or more than $42,000.00 annually.

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Switching Transients

Although necessary for safety, fuse and protections relays generate significant switching transients when switched on and off. A typical facility will have hundreds of fuse and protection relays many of them turned on and off every day. EP’s waveform correction technology protects facilities from this threat by absorbing & dissipating the transients to harmless levels.

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Waste Water Treatment Facility

The city of Biddeford Maine implemented an energy savings project that introduced sophisticated equipment into the existing infrastructure. After powering up all the new equipment, drives failed, controls lost programming, and ground noise triggered release valves dumping raw sewage. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminated the noise and rescued the project.

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FOUR PAGE CASE STUDIES

Interested in reading a little more in-depth analysis of EP’s case studies? Below are four page case studies, designed to show you step-by-step how EP’s waveform correction technology improves power quality. If you are interested in more technical papers please visit the EP library.


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800 Ton Press Machine

EP’s waveform correction technology was tested on an 800 ton press machine at Nakanishi Metal Works in Osaka, Japan. Due to skin effect and proximity effect there was a significant imbalance in the current distribution. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminated the skin effect and proximity effect and as a result increased the production of the machine by 48 percent.

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A1 & B3 Ring Wave Protection

American Axle wanted to test the performance of EP’s waveform correction technology against industry standard technology. The testing laboratory equipment hit each device with A1 and B3 Ring Waves. These are typical internally generated waveforms which are responsible for ballast failures, equipment malfunctions, computer freezes, wasted energy and shortened asset lifecycles. The results convinced American Axle to change their spec to standardize EP’s technology.

Read here

Alaska-Pipeline

Data Corruption—Power Line Communication

Power line communication technology allows facilities to transmit data signals over existing power lines. This dramatically reduces infrastructure costs because data and power can use the same wire. High frequency noise can corrupt this date and ruin the cost savings. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminates harmful noise and protects equipment.

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T-8 & T-5 Ballast

Truland Services was managing a facility that was burning T-8 & T-5 ballasts at a rate of $2,500.00 per month. An analysis of the electrical system showed that voltage and current high frequency noise was polluting the cause. EP’s waveform correction technology eliminated noise and eliminated the need for monthly replacement within 90 days.

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Central Michigan University

The main audiology lab is home to a multi-million dollar diagnostic testing machine that was burning boards at a cost of $24,000.00 and a 4-6 week lead time. After analyzing the system it was clear that noise on the ground was the culprit. EP’s waveform correction technology was able to solve these issues and this machine has not burned a board in more than 4 years.

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