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REO UK Articles

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20th July 2016
Consistent results with portable power supplies

Power quality specialist REO UK has refreshed its REOLINE range of portable power supplies for laboratory, test and factory applications. The range provides an adjustable low-loss output voltage, integrated short-circuit protection and does not generate ElectroMagnetic Interference (EMI), ensuring that the power supply is consistent and reliable.

6th July 2016
Water-cooled power controller offers extended lifespan

The REOTRON MDW 700WK offers reliable regulation of current, power and voltage as well as integrated current and voltage monitoring from absolute zero to 10V. The module can be easily switched between two modes; three phase-angle, ideal for controlling ripple sensitive electrical loads, and burst-fire up to 3x450A, better suited to applications that require low radio frequency interference (RFI).

15th June 2016
Powering reliable research

Power quality specialist REO UK has refreshed REOVAR, a series of variable transformers that provide adjustable output voltages with a constant sinusoidal waveform. REOVAR is designed to eliminate high-frequency electrical interference in test and research facilities where it can lead to falsified results but where various output voltages are required.

19th May 2016
The journey of railway electrification

If you were to step onto High Speed 2 (HS2) in the northern reaches of the UK for a trip to London, you would witness a significant change of landscape in a relatively short amount of time. The same can be said for the journey of railway electrification, which in 133 years has gone from a quarter mile of track to the majority of the UK. Here Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist, REO UK, looks at the electrification of rail....

Component Management
6th April 2016
A smart approach to electrical interference

REO UK has launched a range of power line filters to combat electromagnetic interference (EMI) and Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) on power lines. The CNW 161 and 163 filters are designed for building controls, renewable and factory automation applications.

15th March 2016
Current transformers ensure high power efficiency & quality

Power quality specialist REO UK has launched a range of current transformers designed to ensure high power efficiency and quality by offering highly accurate linear current sensing and electricity metering. These transformers come in a selection of power ranges to suit industry sectors including automation, railway engineering and renewable energy.

18th February 2016
Top 3 trends in smart city power

The race is on to develop smart cities of the future that are cleaner, greener, easier to navigate and better to live in. The prospect of living in a place where utilities, roads and even buildings work in harmony to make life easier, all while reducing environmental impact, may still seem farfetched, but it's quickly becoming a reality. Here Steve Hughes, managing director of REO UK considers the top three trends in power quality that are the ke...

11th February 2016
No more medical shock horrors

REO UK has launched PROMED, a series of large electrical transformers designed to provide fully isolated power in operating theatres and other medical environments. The transformers are fully compliant with the EN 60601 medical directive, offering low current leakage and efficient isolation.

20th January 2016
Future ready: the road to renewable power quality

In a perfect world, all industries and applications would be fuelled by renewable energy and provide us with sustainable power. Unfortunately, as Steve Hughes, Managing Director of power quality expert, REO UK, explains, there are many problems to resolve before industries can fully rely on a consistently sustainable source of power.

8th January 2016
A journey of 25,000 volts

Electric rail might be the accepted standard of powering train journeys across the UK now, but it is still a relatively new system. To help electrical and transport professionals better understand the history of rail electrification, power quality specialist REO UK has put together an infographic outlining its journey. The infographic is available to download from the company website.

8th December 2015
The future is (almost) now

Buzzwords fly around in industry like wasps at a picnic. Industry 4.0 is one of these hugely popular concepts, particularly when it comes to manufacturing. Here Steve Hughes, Managing Director, REO UK, gives further insight into Industry 4.0.

22nd September 2015
Take control of cathodic protection

REO UK has launched the REOTRON SMP-CP, a range of transformer-rectifier power supplies designed specifically for Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) applications. Using the latest in primary switch mode technology, the SMP-CP provides an economical and reliable solution to remote cathodic monitoring and control.

11th August 2015
Remote monitoring on cathodic protecion

Often dubbed the inconspicuous killer, rust costs the global economy $2.2 trillion dollars every year. It accounts for anywhere between 3.5 to 4.5% of gross domestic product and is responsible for the structural failure of steel frames around the world. From bridges and cars, transcontinental and marine pipelines, to industrial machinery, tools and parts, rust contributes significantly to plant downtime the world over.

14th July 2015
Parity Medical becomes REO Healthcare Solutions Provider

Healthcare IT solutions provider Parity Medical has announced that it has achieved REO UK's Healthcare Solutions Provider status. The Wirral based IT firm will now be able to add more value to sales of its systems by including REO's medical isolation transformers in an application. The company will be able to offer its customers preferential levels of pricing and service on the devices.

25th June 2015
Liquid-cooled SMPS suit laser perforation applications

REO UK has launched a range of Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) for use in laser perforation applications. The REOTRON SMP is used to overcome power quality issues caused by conventional power supplies when used for high frequency laser perforation in applications including food and beverage, printing, packaging and food processing.

2nd June 2015
Medical isolation transformers updated to comply with regulation

The medical isolation transformers from REO's REOMED range have been updated to bring them into line with changes to the third edition of IEC/EN/UL 60601-1:2005. The range is targeted at patient environments where the rise in the complexity of medical devices has increased mains electrical interference and introduced the risk of electrical shocks and errors in monitoring equipment.

18th May 2015
Hidden healthcare savings

Using a REOMED medical isolation transformer is a cheap and easy way to protect patients and use less energy. Despite the many cost saving measures introduced over the last decade, healthcare providers are still some of the most energy intensive users of electricity in the UK. The NHS, for example, spends on average over £750m annually, spread over 2,300 hospitals, 10,500 general practices, as well as numerous additional trusts.

8th May 2015
Electrical isolation in medical device setups

The increased complexity of medical device setups is causing concern in the medical industry. As more and more healthcare professionals use a variety of electrical equipment as part of their diagnosis and measurement regime, there is a knock-on effect on the stability of the mains power supply. Here, Steve Hughes, Managing Director at REO UK, explains the importance of electrical isolation and good product design.

23rd April 2015
Exploring liquid cooling in high power applications

The last few years have seen an increase in high power applications, from railway and EVs to manufacturing and renewable energy. Traditional air-cooling is unsuitable for these applications due to high temperature and low space constraints. Here, Steve Hughes, Managing Director, REO UK, explores the world of liquid cooling and how it can provide significant efficiency gains.

12th February 2015
Braking resistor frees up panel space

A braking resistor, which incorporates a component mounting surface, has been released by REO. This design will free up installation space for mounted components used within motors and Variable Speed Drives (VSDs). Featuring a high IP rating and forced cooling, the BW156.9 also provides improved power efficiency and safety. 

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