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Industrial Power Outages: Using Solar Panels With Inverters

If there is ever a time when we appreciate how much we depend on the electrical grid for industrial power, it’s during an electrical power outage. According to a 2017 report from Diesel Service & Supply — a longtime supplier of industrial power generators and related hardware — “The... [Read More]

Inverter Maintenance: Inverter Manufacturers vs. Third Parties

Compared to many types of complex electrical equipment, industrial power inverters are fairly easy to maintain. Remove a few screws and lift away the rigid equipment housing, and you have a relatively small piece of equipment you can place on a tabletop to perform the maintenance operation. However, while... [Read More]

Modular Inverters: A Scalable Solution for Small Business

If you run a small business that needs an inverter, and the expansion of your business will eventually require additional inverters, you have two options for scaling up: add new inverters independently, as the need arises; or scale up using modular inverters that are housed in a central chassis,... [Read More]

Common Mistakes When Installing Inverters

Industrial power inverters have a straightforward purpose, but there are several mistakes users can make when installing the equipment. Below, we take a look at four of the most common of these mistakes. As you’ll see, by simply taking your time with the installation process and using common sense,... [Read More]

4 Simple Ways to Tell Inverter Manufacturers Apart

There are hundreds of inverter manufacturers in the U.S. alone, and they all manufacture power inverters. Is there a difference between the companies, or do they simply saturate the inverter market and try to mop up as many sales as possible? As it turns out, there are quite a... [Read More]

4 Reasons for Imperfect Part Fitment With Modular Inverters

The phrase “perfect parts fitment” refers to equipment whose parts are in precisely the correct position, right down to the smallest unit of part fitment measurement. When you order modular inverters from Exeltech, every component of the equipment is positioned as it should be. But how do you make... [Read More]

Can You Sell Surplus Industrial Power to the Electric Company?

Each month, your organization receives a utility bill from the electric company. Wouldn’t it be nice to receive a check instead? Hypothetically, that’s what can happen when you generate surplus electricity, and form a contract with the electric company to buy the power. The federal government requires utilities in... [Read More]

Should the Manufacturer or a Third Party Maintain Your Inverters?

Like other types of complex electrical equipment, power inverters require scheduled maintenance and occasional repairs. Unless the user’s in-house maintenance personnel perform the work, there are two basic service options: Have the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) do the job, or outsource maintenance and repairs to a third party. Below,... [Read More]

Choosing an Inverter Supplier: 4 Essential Characteristics

As Americans, we live in a consumerist economy, where the advice to “shop around” before we buy something is engrained in our psyche. But the key to making the right purchase involves more than exploring all the options; it requires knowing what you’re looking for, as you explore those... [Read More]

DC to AC Power: Why is AC Used Instead of DC?

Two types of electrical current can be used to power electrical equipment: Direct Current (DC), which is characterized by the unidirectional flow of an electrical charge; and Alternating Current (AC), which is characterized by an electrical charge that can reverse directions. In Thomas Edison’s day, the power grid delivered... [Read More]