When specifying uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), the type of load being supported is often overlooked and there are many issues that can have an impact on the overall performance of UPS systems. Kohler Uninterruptible Power’s, Alex Emms, discusses how to avoid costly mistakes when installing UPS power supplies.
He explains that UPS systems are being used in a wide variety of applications and each application has its own pitfalls. Things to consider include:
- The type of load
- The environment – temperature control, dust, humidity and noise attenuation are all key issues that need to be addressed.