LiFePO4 Battery Lowers Lifetime Costs by 75%

Now, thanks to Falcon’s engineering team, the award-winning online rackmount SSG Industrial UPS models (1.5 to 6kVA) are now available with a hot-swap Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery. Why is this significant? The Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery dramatically increases the service life of a UPS. The LiFePO4 battery can last over 10 years depending…

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UPS systems keep water facilities operating reliably

As the availability of clean, abundant water continues to be a concern ­– especially in the Southwest – protecting the networked systems and devices that clean and distribute this precious resource is vital. Power dependent equipment such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks control the entire water-treatment process and require clean, uninterrupted electrical…

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Falcon Electric Solves Complex Power Requirements

Technological Achievement: Supporting the North American Eagle Challenger Break the Land Speed Record Protecting mission-critical applications such as emergency call centers as well as industrial processes and transportation technologies against power outages is our lifeblood.  So is powering critical military systems. In fact, we at Falcon Electric take pride in solving complex power requirements.  We…

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CSE 2015 Product of the Year Finalist Award

FN Series Scalable UPS Wins Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) has awarded the 2015 Product of the Year Finalist to Falcon’s FN Series Scalable N+1 Rackmount UPS. This is an honor since CSE magazine sets high engineering standards and is written by engineers and industry professionals.

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A UPS for All Seasons

Falcon SSG Industrial UPS Series: The next time you are traveling in adverse weather conditions consider the fact that many of the traffic signs reporting current conditions on a toll way or freeway are backed up in the event of a loss of utility power, by an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Not just any UPS,…

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Industrial Production Operates 24/7

Industrial Production Operates 24/7 with Scalable, Redundant N+1 UPS Scalable, N+1 Redundant UPS can be vital to protecting critical systems with reliable power 24 hours a day.  Many industrial applications must operate 24/7. Industrial production cannot stop otherwise thousands of dollars and materials will be lost. The solution is an on-line UPS with redundancy, plus…

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MILCOTS UPS: Powering Military Applications Part 2

MILCOTS UPS: Meeting Mil-STD 810 for Shock and Vibration Another problem that may be encountered is the UPS’s ability to withstand shock and vibration. The Department of Defense has issued MIL-STD 810 that details the manufacturing and performance guidelines specifying allowable parts and environmental condition ranges in which mobile equipment and computers must operate to…

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MILCOTS UPS: Issues for Powering Military Applications

MILCOTS UPS In today’s military applications, the diversity of environmental factors that can render a computer-grade on-line uninterruptible power supply (UPS) inoperable is only exceeded by the number and magnitude of power quality related problems that are often encountered. Most on-line UPS products have been designed for installation in a fixed and protected environment with…

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Protecting Pipeline SCADA Systems with Industrial UPS pt2.

A commercial-grade on-line UPS having a UL or ETL Listing for operation over a 0°C to 40°C temperature range typically has been submitted by the manufacturer to a safety agency for an engineering evaluation. As part of the evaluation, a temperature profile is taken of the highest heat generating components and heatsinks to assure they…

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How to Protect Pipeline SCADA Systems with Industrial UPS

Protecting oil and gas pipeline SCADA systems is critical.  Our VP of Engineering, Michael Stout, contributed an article to Pipeline & Gas Journal.  This blog focuses on assisting industry professionals—here are helpful excerpts with updated information.  This is a series in 2 parts:   Part 1: The management of complex gas and oil pipeline systems…

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