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Why should you install a home voltage protector?


Would you live in a house with No MCB ? Would you feel safe to live in that house?

Whenever a building is designed, all safety factors are taken into consideration. From electrical installation point of view , the safety factors to be considered are

  1. Over current
  2. Spikes
  3. Over voltage

All of them have to considered from worst case scenario basis, if not then it can cause fires and loss of property, worse.. loss of life.

Generally short circuit is taken care with help of MCBs/ fuse. While MCB/fuse can handle overload issues , short circuit, which is the worst case scenario is also taken care

Lightning protection

Lightning protection is generally taken care in high rise building , but the measure taken are incomplete and only from structural integrity point of view as lightning strike on a building will result in structural damage. Lightning rod is installed on top of building and connected to an earthing pit so that lightning pulse can be directed to the ground with out causing damage to building

As the lightning strikes the rod and passes to ground the wire carrying the lightning pulse to ground with gets magnetized. If there is any utility wire which is in the magnetic field of wire carrying lightning pulse, the charge can transferred to the utility cable, this is how normally electronic equipment get damaged due to lightning.

Spike protection

Every on off action of any electrical or electronic device will create a spike. This is how spike is generated inside your house. Dont believe us? Do a small experiment.

  1. Go to your bath room and switch on the light bulb and now switch on the geyser
  2. you will notice that the light from the bulb flickers or goes dim.
  3. now switch off the geyser , you will see that light goes bright again.
  4. Congratulation!!! You have created voltage fluctuation in your house!!!

The geyser is generally 3000-4000 Watts and it causes voltage fluctuation during its on -off operation. Now imagine the same for other equipment in your home. viz. TV, refrigerator, AC.

So the bottomline is that the spikes are always there in your house. Its not a question of if but when it will damage your electronic items.

Do you have any safeguards against spikes in your home? now that you know that spike are also always there, does it not scare you?

Over voltage protection

The MCBs and fuses are current sensing protection. In a Fuse when the current increases, wire melts in fuse to disconnect the circuit. In an MCB there is bimetallic strip inside it bends due to heat causing it MCB to release contact and make it trip.

If the voltage changes from 230V to 280-290 V, it has not effect on the current and as a result the MCB/ fuse do not react. Your equipment can get damaged by high voltage and MCB / fuse will not react

This brings us back to question ” Are you really protected in your home from electrical problems?”

This is the reason why you should install a home voltage protector.

For more details you can get in touch with me on

9769996205 ( whatsapp no.)

email: asm@microsystemservices.com

OVCD- Over Voltage Cut-off Device


Only protection device for protection against neutral open and double phasing protection

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Most of the equipments today are having power supply which can handle fluctuations between 170V to 270V.  Also a lot of equipments have built in over voltage protection. 

However there are accidental cases where trees fall on over head wires or accidentally neutral opens  and resulting fault causes voltage in single phase to shoot upto 440V. The in built over voltage protection of  any equipment is of no use , because they get damaged themselves. OVCD is protection device for protection against such problems of  neutral open or double phasing.

If you look at the pictures above you can see a typical distribution line problem. There is chance of wire sagging and over head wires touching each other . this can easily cause double phasing condition.

OVCD cuts off the supply to equipment whenever there is such a problem and connects the supply only when the voltage comes back to normal.

It effortlessly withstands voltage fluctuations up to 440 Volts and spikes up to 6000 Volts. It is programmed with a power-on delay of 3 seconds (configurable) for initial surges which are harmful to any other device.

 

Why should you consider using OVCD before your equipment?

1.No problems due to voltage fluctuation.
2.Zero downtime
3.Your equipment becomes more rugged
4.Less service calls = Increased profitability + Increased credibility.
5.Better perception of quality of your system in the minds of the customers
6.Increases the chances of repeat sales or referral sales.

USP:

Now you can install your equipment in the worst electrical conditions without being bothered about service calls.

Cost to company if your product breaks down.

Man power cost Rs 800 Travelling and per day costof service person
Production down time Rs 1000 Could cost upward dependingthe type of machine
Part replacement Rs 500 Could cost upward
Equipment decay Yes Reduction of life of equipment
Goodwill lost Yes Incalculable
Customer’s loss Yes Significant
Disturbing to business focus Yes Significant( both to customersand vendor)
Replacement of product Product cost Capital Loss

All figures in Indian rupees

Costs projected are indicative and may vary for product and services


Features

•Neutral open protection (Protection up to 440 volts)
•Withstands up to 6000V spikes
•Smart start
•Under/over voltage protection
•No wave form distortion
•Lightweight , transformer-less design
•Compact size.
How it works.

OVCD is connected at before the equipment in use.

Incoming current will first pass through OVCD then into the equipment. OVCD continuously monitors the line voltage.

Whenever the voltage is above or below the set voltage limits the OVCD simply cuts the voltage to the equipment thereby saving it from the line disturbance. It reacts within fraction of second to the disturbance. OVCD will withstand the voltage even as high as 440 Volts.It however does not stabilize the voltage as in the case of other devices in the same category like Stabilizer, CVTs.

When the voltage returns to normal , the OVCD resumes the supply to the equipment with short power-on delay of 3 seconds(configurable). This feature is called the Smart Start. It prevents the initial harmful transient that may damage the Equipment.

 

How is OVCD better than other power conditioning / protection products?

1.Superior protection
2.Occupies less space
3.Lightweight
4.Transformer less design
5.Portable.
Feature comparison with other devices in the same category
FEATURES  OVCD Servos  Stabilizer CVT Spike buster
Protection up to 440V

Yes

No No No No
Under voltage / Over voltage protection Yes No No No No
Protection from spikes Yes
No No Yes Yes
Protection from over load Yes
No No Yes No
Line indication Yes
No No No Yes
EMI /RFI filters Yes
No No No No
Waveform distortion No
No No Yes No
IC technology Yes
No No Yes No

Customized to suit your requirements.

We can customize the OVCD in following ways.

1.Voltage Settings( higher cut off, Lower cutoff voltages)
2.Power on delay
3.Input and output terminations
4.Enclosures
5.Configurations

 

 

End Use application

UPS AC drives Medical Equipments
Solar power plants Compressors CCTV system
Refrigeration equipments Control Panels Dish Satellite System

 

Product breakdown management


Many Equipment manufacturers have sold their units all over India. They might be very successful in mass distribution, but with large sale comes the liability of servicing the faulty units.
Even a conservative 1% defect ratio over one lakh units sold would mean 1000 units all over India
For every faulty equipment there is huge cost on servicing.
This would consists of cost of service technician per day, his travelling cost, accommodation , cost of spares, replacement of parts
MSS has protection devices which can reduce 75% of incidents of product failure.

As the old saying goes ” Money saved is money earned”
This would translate into huge savings which directly affects the bottomline of the company.

This is what we do. We help equipment manufactures save money on product breakdown.

For more queries mail us at: micross@microsystemservices.com.

Or visit us at http://www.microsystemservices.com

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