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Matrix AP – Reducing Harmonics on Large Power Supply Systems

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Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters are used to reduce harmonics on high power induction heaters.

An OEM that manufactures large power supplies (over 3 Megawatts) has harmonic issues that are created by the system. These power supplies have a Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR) bridge to generate and regulate power for heat treating and hardening. These large rectifiers cause significant distortion on the power line if left unmitigated. The effect can cause serious damage to neighboring power consumers causing disturbance to various electronics such as computers, televisions, telephones, and stereos.

  • MTE-AP-004-E Matrix® AP – Reducing Harmonics on Large Power Supply Systems application profile.