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Brown outs #8208 03/12/02 03:56 PM
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Chuck 0131 Offline OP
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Hello all.
we have quite a few "brownouts" ( low voltage from power co,)due to weather, during the course of a year.
I have a customer that owns a small tavern & rest. his panel is quite a distance from the bar & he can't get to the panel to shut off power to compressors very fast.
would like to have a device to monitor & disconnect power during Brownouts.
Anyone have any ideas.....thanks Chuck

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Re: Brown outs #8209 03/12/02 04:31 PM
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I know that there are relays that monitor voltage, especially for 3 phase. These could be wired to a contactor for the equipment or maybe to a relay placed in the control circuit. Or, if he's got some serious bucks, install shunt trip breakers & wire them into the low voltage sensor.

TimeMark, ASCO & many others make this type of relay, check with your local electrical supply house.

Tom


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Re: Brown outs #8210 03/12/02 04:37 PM
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I have used the PLC-240K6-44T relay on pumps and chillers. It is not designed for a panel but will protect individual equipment.
Just wire it into the control circuit.

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Re: Brown outs #8211 03/13/02 07:10 AM
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Chuck,
I use Greenlee ice cube relays {PDF file} about $ 140+-
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