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Products That The Water Industry Needs

Products That The Water Industry Needs

Having worked in the power supply industry for over 80 years, we regularly get asked which products are suitable for a range of sectors, and how to know which products are right for businesses within those sectors. With a £50 billion investment recently announced as part of AMP7 to keep water flowing efficiently and safely, we thought it would be a good time to talk about the products that could benefit the water industry greatly.

Our WIMES UPS Power Supply

With critical power important for the water industry, a WIMES UPS could be the solution your water site needs for continuous flow. WIMES UPS power supply provides emergency power to a system’s load when the input power source or mains power fails, or the voltage drops to an unacceptable level. Consider all the equipment you need to produce water at your customers’ taps, shower heads and basins. Our WIMES UPS power supply systems ensure that water equipment is always operational, that your customers can always access the water they need, and that your water supply is protected.

Our selection of WIMES UPS power supply systems are available in single phase and three phase, and offer a wide input voltage range that is compliant with Industrial Environment Protection options up to IP55. This means that they are protected against dust that could interfere with the UPS power supply’s operation, as well as solid object and water contaminants. Our WIMES UPS comprise high frequency UPS power supply systems with double conversion technology that can truly meet your water supply needs. What’s more, our WIMES UPS power supplies provide a 10 year battery life too, so you know that they are reliable, dependable and won’t let you down when water is in high demand – for example, during the summer months.

Also compliant with WIMES 3.07 – which relates to uninterruptible power supply, efficiency and battery characteristics – our WIMES UPS systems comprise many great features, including:

  • Output ratings available from 10kVA to 160kVA
  • Compliant with WIMES 3.07
  • AC Input Nominal Voltages: 220/230/240V (single phase input); 380/400/415V (three phase input)
  • AC Input Frequency Range: 40 to 65Hz (single phase input); 40 to 65Hz (three phase input)
  • AC Output Voltages: 220/230/240V (single phase output); 380/400/415V (three phase output)
  • Power Factor: 0.9
  • AC Output Frequency Range: 50 to 60Hz +/- 0.1 Hz
  • AC Output Efficiency: >88% for 1:1 ph, >94% for 3:1 ph (single phase output); > 95% (three phase output)
  • Overload Capability: <110% 60min/<125% 10min/<150% min (single phase output); <110% 60min/<125% 10min/<150% min (three phase output)
  • Environmental Conditions:
  • Operating Temperature Range: 0 to +40°c
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 10 to 90% Non condensing
  • Storage Temperature Range: -20 to +40°c
  • Altitude: 0 to 1500m
  • Audible Noise: 60dB Maximum
  • Environmental protection ratings up to IP55
  • Increased panel protection ratings up to IP55
  • Voltage free relay alarm contacts
  • Redundant cooling and fan failure indication
  • Extended battery autonomy options
  • Optional relay or SNMP communications module
  • Remote communication options – including, DPS Insight remote monitoring.

With further options including anti-condensation heaters, panel lighting and a manual bypass switch, our WIMES UPS power supply range can give your water site the power generation protection it needs.

Generators For The Water Industry

For that extra level of protection, a diesel generator or backup generator is always a good idea. Producing energy by converting diesel fuel into mechanical rotating energy, this is then used by an alternator to generate electricity. Therefore, if the main power supply cuts off, a diesel generator can be automatically switched on, providing a continuous supply of emergency power.

From our medium voltage generators and heavy range generators through to our industrial generators and silent range generators, here at Dale Power Solutions, we have a vast offering. For the WIMES industry, the industrial range is a popular option, because with their wide kVA and superb voltage range, they can supply power to everything from small desalination plants in isolated towns to large-scale water processing installations in large urban centres.

Our Industrial Range WIMES Generators Include:

The HZA1-6C T6

  • 5.8 kVA Generator set Soundproof
  • Powered by: HATZ
  • Alternator: SINCRO
  • Three phase generator
  • 60 Hz generator
  • Diesel generator
  • 1.800 r.p.m.
  • Standard Voltage: 480/277
  • Rated At Power Factor: 0,8 Cos Phi
  • Electric control and power panel with measurements devices and control unit (according to necessity and configuration)
  • Electrical control panel with earth leakage protection

The HLW1-11 T5

  • 10.8 kVA Generator set Open Skid
  • Powered by: LOMBARDINI
  • Alternator: STAMFORD
  • Three phase generator
  • 50 Hz generator
  • Diesel generator
  • 1.500 r.p.m.
  • Standard Voltage: 400/230
  • Rated At Power Factor: 0,8 Cos Phi
  • 4-pole thermal magnetic circuit breaker
  • Starter battery/ies installed (cables and bracket included)

For more information on our industrial range, as well as our other diesel generators, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.

Bypass Switches For The WIMES Industry

Though uninterruptible power supplies are very reliable, sometimes, there may be a need to externally bypass the UPS. For example, to carry out any removal, repairs, maintenance and routine servicing of your UPS, a bypass switch would enable this without disrupting the critical load. This would result in reduced downtime, and help towards reducing expensive future costs.

The majority of UPS power supply systems above 5kVA already include some type of internal UPS maintenance bypass capability, but an external device allows the UPS to be completely removed from the electrical circuit if required for an upgrade or swap out, while still functioning effectively.

Having an external UPS bypass switch is especially important in the WIMES industry, where downtime can lead to loss of trust in your business, and therefore loss of customers. With an external maintenance bypass switch as part of your back up power solution, you can quickly and easily divert the mains supply around the UPS, providing power straight to the load with no risk of power outages or power failure.

Padlocks & Castell Interlocks

To reduce vandalism and keep everyone safe, padlocks and Castell interlocks provide that extra bit of protection for your power equipment.

Trapped key interlocking ensures that a process is followed and can’t be evaded. The transfer of a key ensures that wherever staff find themselves, in either starting or shutting down operations, they can have peace of mind knowing that they are safe.

A key is used to start the process and remains trapped whilst the machine is running. The only way to remove the key is to isolate the hazard. This key is then used to gain access to the dangerous area and remains trapped in position while the gate or door is opened. The key can only be removed when the gate or door has been shut. In this way the key is either trapped when the machine is running and access cannot be gained, or the key is trapped while access is gained and the machine cannot be started.

Castell interlocks are especially useful for UPS applications, as well as use in wind turbines and rail electrification systems.

From UPS power supply systems and diesel generators through to bypass switches and Castell interlocks, the products the water industry needs are far-reaching, but can make all of the difference to your operations. We can help with all of this and more, and have helped water sites across the UK. Therefore, if you’re a WIMES business located in areas such as Manchester, Liverpool, London, Kent, Scarborough and Glasgow, please get in touch with us today on 0330 999 3000 to learn more about how we can help you.

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