cycloconverter


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cycloconverter

[¦sī·klō·kən′vərd·ər]
(electricity)
A device that produces an alternating current of constant or precisely controllable frequency from a variable-frequency alternating-current input, with the output frequency usually one-third or less of the input frequency.
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5 MW ring-motor, cycloconverter transformers, excitation transformer, cycloconverter and the ABB control system for the mill and its auxiliaries.
5 Hz can be used with evaluations of cycloconverter or when a motor is started.
In addition, the order comprised a 220 kilovolt (kV) gas insulated switchgear, harmonic filters and power factor correction and three containerized E-houses hosting cycloconverter equipment, motor control centers and control panels.
In addition to replacing obsolete parts related to the cycloconverter, SSAB wanted a more reliable motor and to reduce maintenance costs associated with the existing equipment," said John Powell, SSAB facilities engineer, electrical and utilities.
Boost's focus has been energy storage devices including rechargeable lithium engine start batteries and power conversion equipment including multi-chemistry battery chargers, cycloconverters, and engine start inverters.
The ship was heading to San Juan, Puerto Rico, when a malfunction occurred on one of the ship's two cycloconverters, said Carnival spokesman Andy Newman.
Two gearless mill drives and Sinamics cycloconverters will be utilized in future in the new production line with one SAG mill and one ball mill.