Contact: Steve Bleier ( 585) 263-7700
ROCHESTER, NY — As the latest digital technology finds its way onto the manufacturing floor, the need for power quality management and analysis is more important than ever for controlling critical real-time processes.
Power interruptions are more than just an inconvenience. They often cause damage to microprocessor-based electronics, corrupt valuable data or result in costly production downtimes that directly impacts revenues and profits. The ability to understand and manage power quality oftentimes is the first step in implementing cost-saving solutions.
The Meridian Ultra portable power quality analyzer from AMETEK Power Instruments is a compact, self-contained unit is that simply the best tool available for the capture and analysis of voltage sags and swells, high-frequency impulses, harmonics, transients, and other power distortions. With its ability to diagnose power problems quickly and accurately, the Meridian Ultra analyzer is able to reduce costly work stoppages, equipment and communications failures, processing and control errors that result from poor power quality.
The Meridian Ultra is a unique diagnostic tool as all configuration, real-time display and post analysis can be performed directly on the unit using an integral keyboard and touch-screen display. Its Pentium-class processor, 10 GB hard drive and 4 MHz peak detector offer unmatched power and performance. The Meridian Ultra uses a powerful software platform with automatic report generator designed to diagnose power problems quickly and accurately. Quick set up with predefined surveys and real-time display of any measured or calculated value ensures users that the Meridian Ultra captures the most important data with minimal user effort.
The Meridian Ultra is an excellent tool for monitoring power quality in a plant or substation when fast and accurate answers are needed. It’s built-in Ethernet and modem communications capabilities provide remote access anywhere in the world.
It is ideal for service consultants, contractors, energy service companies, power quality service departments, and facility managers and is a must for industrial high-tech production, continuous processes, and users of sensitive electronic equipment.
AMETEK Power Instruments is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of power measurement and recording instrumentation used worldwide by the electric power and manufacturing industries. Through innovative, cutting-edge technology, it consistently designs and manufactures best-in-class products and provides solution-driven results.
AMETEK Power Instruments also offers the most extensive line of fault recorders, annunciators, and power measurement products in the electric power industry and is a leader in sensor systems for gas turbine engines and for boilers and burners used by the utility, petrochemical, process, and marine industries worldwide.
AMETEK Power Instruments is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors with annual sales of more than $1 billion.
For more information on the Meridian Ultra power quality analyzer, contact AMETEK Power Instruments, 255 North Union Street, Rochester, NY 14605. Tel: 585-263-7700. Fax: 585-454-7805. Website:www.ametekpower.com
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