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Power Quality

Many incidents or failures that appear unexplained can often be attributed to issues with power quality. Here, we provide an overview of the key facts.







Power quality issues can lead to sudden outages, fires, or abnormally high equipment wear and tear. This puts employees at risk and results in high costs and equipment damage. The root cause often remains a mystery, as power quality problems can go unnoticed and continue to cause harm. Properly recording and analyzing power quality can prevent these issues. It makes problems visible and allows for timely action to mitigate negative consequences and address underlying causes.

Power Quality Impairment
The voltage in the grid can be influenced by a wide variety of factors. Causes include grid distortions from power electronics and rectifiers, resonance, or lightning strikes. To assess power quality, various factors are considered. Some typical factors include:​