Application Profiles

Mitigating Harmonics for a Multi-national Internet-based Services Company

Download a PDF version of this page Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters proved to be the optimal solution for reducing harmonics and meeting THID performance requirements in data server centers. Clean, quality power is critical to the operations of data server centers. This is especially challenging because the HVAC systems used to cool these centers can generate high harmonic distortions…

Expanding Global Growth for a Textile Machinery Manufacturer

Download a PDF version of this page Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters provided the valuable solution to meet global THID performance standards. A textile machinery manufacturer looking to expand its operations internationally discovered a problem with harmonic distortion in their systems. The use of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) within their machines improved efficiency and precision by controlling motor speeds but created…

Reducing Downtime for a Consumer Electronics Manufacturer

Download a PDF version of this page Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters provided the necessary solution for reducing harmonics to stabilize operations and increase efficiency. Good quality power can make a significant difference for many manufacturing plants such as those that build consumer electronics. Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) are often used to control the water and ventilation systems for these plants…. Read more »

Seismic Certification Enables Essential Electrical Systems to Remain in Operation Following a Catastrophic Event

Download a PDF version of this page Seismic-compliant Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters are built to withstand physical shocks from a catastrophic event and provide full proven performance once the event is over. Critical needs facilities such as hospitals, police and fire stations, emergency shelters, and operations centers play a vital role in providing services 24 hours a day, seven… Read more »

Achieve Superior Product Performance and Reliability!

Download a PDF version of this page For an oil producer, Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters with 6-pulse drives proved to be a higher performance, lower cost harmonic mitigation solution when compared to multi-pulse drives. Progressive Cavity Pumps (PCPs) on artificial lift systems are often driven by Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs). These drives help the motors run more efficiently but also…

Reducing Harmonics on Large Power Supply Systems

Download a PDF version of this page 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…

Smart Solutions for Reduced Utility Costs

Download a PDF version of this page Reduce harmonic distortion and significantly reduce utility bills! Traditionally used to improve power quality, equipment life, and reduce heat loss, harmonic filters can also reduce utility costs. As energy demands increase, utility companies are turning to smart meters as a means to measure the total amount of power consumed. Smart meters, built with…