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"Off the Shelf" 3 ø Panel Units come in 4 sizes. A Panel Unit may be indicated for multiple small and/or intermittent motors. Size needed can be determined by your Circuit Breaker Panel size.
This unit is the smallest non-residential unit, operating with a 3 Phase Circuit Breaker. If you operate a business with a small refrigerator and air conditioning, this is the unit you need. This unit is not commonly recommended because of its small size.
Kvar Model Numbers are designated by:
PU: Stands for "Panel Unit"
The next number indicates "Phase": Three Phase
Next numbers indicate amps.
This unit is for a Three Phase, installed at the Circuit Breaker Panel. The smaller amperage (50 Amps) is for fewer inductive load capacities at the load center.
Kvar Panel units are installed on the top breaker of your breaker box. Dedicated Circuit Breaker.
"Dedicated" (by itself on the breaker) If an appliance is on the same breaker as the Kvar unit, and there is a power surge or lightning strike, your Kvar unit will take the impact- along with your appliance.
Top Circuit breaker is important to intercept the flow of electricity. Installing anywhere else will not give you the full savings benefit.
Kvar is manufactured and installed according to article 460 of the National Electrical Code. It is strongly recommended that installation be performed by an Electrician. Installation and Technical information.
If most of the panel is lighting, or if you have a large amount of inductive loads, please contact us for more information.
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Kvar Units are recommended for large inductive loads