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backup power

An additional power source that can be used in the event of power failure. See UPS and backup.


A Half Minute of Backup
This roomful of lead acid batteries stands ready to drain itself entirely in less than a minute. It serves as backup power in a large datacenter between the time a power outage has been detected and the generators can come up to full speed.
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According to Durapipe UK, the construction of BIA's new passenger terminal, in addition to the expansion and refurbishment on the existing terminal, requireda new Central Utilities Complex to house the airport's emergency power system which has been constructed to feed power and water to the new terminal.
AS THE HEALTHCARE construction industry grows, associated technology continues to advance, bringing with it a large number of emergency power system options.
Products supported under the agreement include air management systems, electric power generator and start system, emergency power system, primary and remote power distribution systems and auxiliary power control systems accessories.
Hamilton Sundstrand and its subsidiaries supply a wide range of systems for this multipurpose new-generation airlifter, including the A400M's Auxiliary Power Unit, Secondary Electrical Power Distribution Center, Ram Air Turbine emergency power system, Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuator, Throttle Control Assembly, Cockpit and Load Master Workstation Lighting, and an eight-bladed 17.5-foot diameter Propeller System, the largest all-composite propeller in production.
Not only was the plant affected by the earthquake, but the coup de grace took the form of a tsunami which swamped the emergency power system that had been built into the safety systems of the plant.
Under the terms of the agreement the company will provide inventory support services, repair services, logistics, and technical cooperation for the electric power system, air management system, nitrogen generation system, emergency power system, and primary and remote power distribution systems of JAL's 787 fleet.
The system includes motor control stations, transformers, generators, an emergency power system, plant lightings, a CCTV system for plant surveillance, a radar tank gauging system, a fire alarm and all field instruments.
It actually is able to monitor the entire emergency power system to tell you what's on, what's off, what positions the switches are in, and you can actually do testing with that system that'll meet all of the joint commission standards for testing emergency power systems."
Titan Energy Worldwide today said its wholly owned subsidiary, Stellar Energy Services Inc., has completed delivery of an advanced backup emergency power system to Quality Bicycle Products of Bloomington, Minn.
The trust has revealed that during two unexpected power failures in Lichfield its emergency power system had to be deployed at its Lichfield ambulance depot last week.
The starter package is an IPP--Integrated Power Package--which combines the functions of an auxiliary power system, an emergency power system and an environmental control unit.
``For instance, there is no generator backup for power outages and in the event of a power failure the UPS (emergency power system) provides only 30 minutes backup.''
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