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How Do You Get Rid of the Harmonics in an Electrical System?

Harmonics have been around longer than you might realize. Since the development of the very first AC generator more than a century ago, electrical systems have suffered the plague of harmonics. Harmonics are voltages and currents, that contain frequencies at … Continue reading

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What Are Harmonics and What Do They Do?

Power quality is the ability of electric utilities to provide un-interrupted electrical power. In order to measure power quality, it’s important to examine any deviation from a perfect sinusoidal waveform or “sine wave”. In a sinusoidal wave, the flow of … Continue reading

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VFDs and Harmonics

The Definition of Harmonics Present in both current and voltage distortion, a harmonic is a byproduct of modern day electronics. Harmonics are caused by non-linear loads from devices such as battery chargers, personal computers, uninterruptible power supplies (USPs), and most … Continue reading

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