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Converters and battery chargers designed for extreme conditions
A series of 850W DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules and battery chargers has been designed by Schaefer. The C/B3500 series utilises industrial grade components, and the compact and robust 6U design provides a highly efficient, space-saving solution for the most extreme environments including a variety of on-board (74VDC-110 or 24VDC) and wayside installations (115VAC-12 or 24VDC).
Converter modules provide solutions for wayside communication
The C600 series of DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules has been introduced by Schaefer. The highly-reliable, compact and ultra-rugged 3U design uses industrial-grade components and provides a high-density, space saving solutions for wayside signal and communication installations globally. These units are ideal for redundant systems with two units per 19” sub-rack.
Ruggedly designed 5kW power converter for harsh environments
The C/B 4800 Series of 6U DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules ranging in output power up to 5kW has been introduced by Schaefer.
Rack systems are suited for mission critical applications
Designed for mission critical applications where high-reliability is essential and loss of power difficult, Schaefer has announced redundant and dual redundant rack systems. The systems output power from 250 to 5,000W in one 19” chassis using Schaefer’s C500 to C4500 series units (higher power systems available upon request).
Inverter/frequency converter series utilises communication interfaces
Schaefer has announced the CI, IT, IV and K series of single or three-phase heavy industrial & mil inverters & frequency converters with CAN, Ethernet, Modbus and Analogue communication interfaces for mission critical applications. These highly reliable, fully-customisable 'built-to-project' pure-sine-wave inverters offer 10VDC to >1,000VDC+ input voltage and 200VA-3MW output voltages.
Battery chargers deliver up to 1600W of output power
Schaefer introduces the C/B 4500 Series of 6U DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules and battery chargers that delivers up to 1600W of output power. Utilising industrial grade components, the compact and robust design provides a highly efficient, space-saving solution for the most extreme environments in industries such as rail and transit for railway controls, communications equipment and beyond (onboard and wayside), military applications, transport...
20-25kW liquid cooled power systems for heavy industrial projects
Schaefer announces the addition of the CPW-5700 series (AC/DC) and BPW-5700 Series (Battery Charger) to its Heavy Industrial/Military COTS/MOTS (20 to 30KW) power series. Designed for projects that demand robust and shock resistant power supplies in the harshest operating conditions (Mil-Std-901D/Mil-Std-810). Some of these applications include but not limited to COTS military systems, industrial automation, fiber laser, communications, radar/son...
1250W converters target extreme environmental conditions
The C3700 series of 1250 Watt DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules and battery charger has been released by Schaefer. Utilising industrial grade components, the compact and robust 6U design provides a highly efficient, space-saving solution for the most extreme environments in industries such as rail and transit for railway controls and communications equipment.
DC/DC & AC/DC converter modules save space
The C/B 600 series of DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules and battery charger (B600 models) has been announced by Schaefer. The highly-reliable, compact and rugged 3U design uses industrial-grade components and provides a high-density, space saving solution for applications in industries such utility, oil/gas, automation, heavy industrial, military, telecomms/datacomms, alternative energy, transit/railway, process control and power stations.
Pure sine wave inverters meet rail standards
A series of pure sine wave inverters, which provide up to 3000VA of power, has been released by Schaefer. The PRP-3000 series of inverters features models that meet industrial and rail standards. Standard input voltages of 24, 36, 48, 72 and 110VDC are inverted to adjustable 120VAC or 230VAC outputs that are regulated to 4% or better. Units can be configured for three phase synchronisation.
Power supplies sealed in a heat conducting potting material
A series of AC/DC power supplies, which are sealed in a heat conducting potting material, has been introduced by Schaefer. Offered in 700, 1200 and 2000W outputs, the TERa power supplies operate across a wide temperature range of –50 to +85°C. For higher power or redundancy, the devices can be operated in parallel.
Turnkey inverter systems operate from 6 to 90kVA
A series of turnkey, DC/AC pure sine wave inverter systems has been introduced by Schaefer. According to the company, the Series IT of 'built-to-project' inverters offer the industry's most complete range of input and output voltages, with a power range from 6 to 90kVA. Available in a range of styles and mounting configurations, the more advanced models in the series feature an integrated UPS, static switch, battery ...
DC/DC converters target harsh industrial environments
Operating over a wide temperature range from -60 to +125°С, the TEC-100 and TEC-200 series isolated DC/DC converters are designed for industrial applications and harsh environment conditions. Introduced by Schaefer, the converters provide 100 and 200W of continuous power at high efficiencies of up to 93%.
Industrial filters complement AC/DC power supplies
Suitable for all types of applications, Schaefer has introduced 10 and 20A industrial filters for the company's TER series of low profile, AC/DC power supplies. The TER-10ASF and TER-20ASF filters are designed to complement the power supplies by providing compliance to EN-55022 Class B Emissions.
Energy storage systems operate in extreme conditions
Schaefer is proud to announce the SCS family of air or liquid cooled energy storage solutions for mission critical or remote location requirements that need to perform under extreme environmental conditions in alternative energy, military and rail. The SCS has a maintenance-free design that offers the ability to provide highly reliable energy storage as a standalone solution or to extend the battery life of your present storage solution.
Compact sine wave inverters deliver up to 260W of power
Delivering up to 260W of power in a compact chassis-mount package, the PRP-260 Series of pure sine wave inverters has been announced by Schaefer. The PRP-260 Series has versions that comply with industrial (EN60950) or rail (EN50155) standards.
AC/DC supplies deliver shock resistant performance
Sealed in a heat conducting potting material, the TER family of AC/DC power supplies has been expanded to include 500W and 600W models. The power supplies, from Schaefer Inc, feature an ultra-wide temperature range of –50ºC to 85ºC, making these units suited for projects that demand reliable and shock resistant performance in the harshest operating conditions.
Harmonic filters designed for “out of reach” locations
Designed to meet IEEE-519, the PB-W (Wall-Mount) Series of three-wire and four-wire active (3x200VAC to 3x480VAC) harmonic filter modular systems has been announced by Schaefer. The systems are scalable, with the wall-mount versions designed for mounting in small and confined areas, as well as required “out of reach” locations.
PB filters feature 21µs reactive power compensation
Schaefer have released the new PB Series of three-wire and four-wire active harmonic filter modular systems. Meeting IEEE-519, the Power Balance (PB) family is scalable and offers a practical solution for improving power quality for tower buildings as well as automation, wind turbine and a wide range of industrial applications.
AC-DC supplies for the harshest operating conditions
The new TER Series of rugged, ultra low-profile AC-DC power supplies has been unveiled today by Schaefer. Designed for projects which require reliable and shock resistant power supplies, all of the units are uniquely sealed in a heat-conducting potting material.