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How to buy the right industrial power inverters on a tight budget

If you are looking for industrial power inverters but are on a tight budget, these tips should help you buy the perfect unit at the right price.

1. Keep future power needs in mind

If your inverter needs have been stable for some time, and you don’t expect any changes very soon, there’s no need to consider your future power needs. However, if there’s a chance of your inverter needs changing, it’s better investing in a system that will be able to accommodate your growing needs. This is where modular inverters are a better option for their scalability.

2. Stock and not custom models

It’s true that custom models are tailored to your power needs, reliable and supports productivity. These very benefits make it a bit more expensive than stock equipment, though. It’s always better to first check if a stock model meets your requirements before opting for custom models.

3. Modular inverters have their benefits

Modular inverters may be a better investment. Instead of buying a new solution that needs scaling up with increased power needs, you just have to purchase additional compatible inverters and slide them into the open slots of the modular inverter assembly chassis. You can then save thousands in equipment expense over the years.

4. Maintenance costs

Inverters need regular maintenance, which is performed in three ways. There are the manufacturers who do the support, in-house maintenance or hiring third-party maintenance providers. If you compare costs, the manufacturer’s maintenance is the most expensive, followed by hiring a third-party while in-house support is the cheapest.

5. Load capacity

The inverter’s load capacity is an important feature to consider when making your choice. If the inverter cannot handle the electrical load flowing through its circuit, it’ll be of no use to you at all. If you have a power load of 10,000 watts, you have to buy industrial power inverters that will carry at least that much wattage.

When checking the inverter’s load capacity, you also have to consider its peak load or ‘surge power.’ This is the maximum wattage the inverter can hold for a few seconds to a few minutes. These temporary power spikes are generally due to power surges in a utility line or electrical surges when starting motors.

Now that you know the five essential elements to consider when choosing industrial power inverters, you should be able to buy the best inverter for your money. Visit www.exeltech.com for more tips and help.