Selecting and buying industrial power inverters is not something to be taken lightly. These inverters will be powering high-powered equipment so a mistake in the choice of inverters can create havoc and lead to more repairs than work done.
1. Assess power requirements
You first have to assess how much power you require. Calculate how much power all your equipment uses, and add the required power needed to power lights, fans and other similar equipment.
This gives you a rough estimate of the amount of power the inverters should be able to put out. Look for something slightly higher than this amount to compensate for possible power outages. Something lower will not serve the purpose of buying industrial power inverters in the first place.
2. Type of inverter- Customize if necessary
Once this is done, you have to decide what type of inverter you require because there are different units for residential, commercial and industrial use, in different power capacities.
If you are lucky, you may find standard inverters befitting your power requirements. However, there is always the possibility that you won’t find the right inverter.
If this is the case, don’t just compromise and make adjustments with existing standard inverters. You may end up damaging your equipment this way. It’s better to have it customized. There are many manufacturers, like Exeltech, that will happily manufacture customized inverters for their customers.
3. Buy direct from manufacturer
This is why it is always better to buy your industrial power inverters from the manufacturer and not from retailers. Retailers not only charge more because of their added commission, they will not offer the option of customizing an inverter because they want to sell the inverters they have in stock.
4. Check certifications
Always make sure you check the manufacturer’s inverter certifications, and clarify any doubts you may have. Check out what pre-sales support the manufacturers offer because most of them offer plans with the warranty. This is actually a sane option because the manufacturer will guide you on the action to take if problems arise.