What are non-linear loads and why are they a concern today?

Published by Mirus International Inc., [2010-01-08] MIRUS-FAQ001-B2, FAQ’s Harmonic Mitigating Transformers, 31 Sun Pac Blvd., Brampton, Ontario, Canada. L6S 5P6. Harmonics and Harmonic Mitigating Transformers (HMT’s) Questions and Answers This document has been written to provide answers to the more frequently asked questions we have received regarding harmonics and the Harmonic Mitigating Transformer technology usedContinue reading “What are non-linear loads and why are they a concern today?”

Harmonics & Waveform Measurements Low Pass Filter & Sine Wave Filter for a 460V 100HP AC Motor with VFD

Published by Dranetz™ Technologies, Inc., Case Study, Website: dranetz.com. This case study was submitted by Ing. Leopoldo Martínez Basulto, Dranetz México. INTRODUCTION Harmonics are an important PQ issue today. Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), computers, LED lighting, electronic ballasts, etc. are widely used in all kinds of facilities. It is well knownContinue reading “Harmonics & Waveform Measurements Low Pass Filter & Sine Wave Filter for a 460V 100HP AC Motor with VFD”

Advantages of 6-Pulse VFD with Lineator AUHF vs Active Front End (AFE) Drives

White Paper (August 20th, 2015) Published by Anthony (Tony) Hoevenaars, P. Eng , President and CEO Mirus International Inc. INTRODUCTION Active Front End (AFE) Drive manufacturers will claim that their technology provides the best solution for treatment of harmonics associated with variable frequency drives (VFDs). They are quick to point out benefits over standard 6-PulseContinue reading “Advantages of 6-Pulse VFD with Lineator AUHF vs Active Front End (AFE) Drives”