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Top 10 reasons of equipment failure and overvoltage

February 2nd, 2015 | 1 Comment | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Introduction

Most of the complaints that get registered about the damage of electrical equipment state that, “the equipment failed after power interruption.” But what might have caused these power interruptions? Lightening? Voltage swells? Or switching transients?

Sometimes the reasons behind power interruptions are quite obvious and sometimes, they are not. There are many known and unknown reasons that lead to equipment failure following power interruptions. Following reasons occupy top 10 positions in such list:

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