Improve Power Factor with Zero Cross Transformer Mode
Utilizing Phase Angle control has disadvantages - increased harmonics and decreased power factor. However, it is still the usual choice for system designers with isolation transformers in order to prevent transformer saturation.
Control Concepts has recently introduced a new solution: Zero Cross Transformer (ZCT) Mode. Our goal was to develop a cost-effective way to eliminate harmonics/power factor issues without compromising performance, quality, or reliability. ZCT Mode is already in use on the field and has produced excellent results.
Are you a good candidates for ZCT Mode?
1. Do you want improved power factor?
2. Do you use transformer-coupled loads?
3. Do you have high thermal inertia OR require less stringent process control?
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