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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UL 508 Listing for a UPS

When do you need it? UL 508 is the Underwriters laboratories (UL) safety standard covering industrial control panels (ICP), and the equipment installed inside.  To receive a UL 508 listing and the authorization to apply the UL 508 listing label, the equipment manufacturer must submit the equipment to UL* for inspection and testing. Once found…

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Unstable Power Causes Computer-based Equipment Failures Worldwide

Unstable Power Causes Computer-based Equipment Failures Worldwide  Many users install step-down step-up transformers to use U.S. equipment overseas, but still deal with equipment failures. Why?  Because more power protection is needed. To protect sensitive micro-processed based equipment exported overseas, Falcon’s Automatic Voltage Regulators provide a cost-effective, total solution by converting frequency and stabilizing voltage with…

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911 and Public Safety with an On-line UPS pt. 2

The Difference in UPS Designs There are three basic UPS designs: off-line, line-interactive and on-line. They provide three different levels of backup and power protection.* Off-Line – The off-line UPS is the lowest cost and is capable of providing basic battery backup and limited surge protection only. In every case the unit is designed around…

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