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June 26, 2024
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24x7 Hotspot Detection

Early identification of temperature rise in bus duct and bus bar power distribution systems

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Bus duct joints are typically the weak spots

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Heat, stress and vibration compromise the joints

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Joints can become loose and corrode over time

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Reducing conductivity and can result in power failures

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Bus Duct Monitoring Solution

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Build resilience into power distribution systems

The Bus Duct Monitoring Solution matches the modularity of bus duct for electrical power distribution. It's quick and easy to install, and just as versatile.

The solution gives users a call-to-action on a specific bus bar or bus duct joint which is potentially faulty and needs attention before a more serious problem occurs.

Continuous monitoring of these electrical joints provides a 24x7 early warning system to detect critical temperature rise and reduce the risk of power loss.

Benefits

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Save money

Reduce CAPEX and OPEX by eliminating the need for thermographic inspection at the installation stage. Operators will also save by avoiding the cost of unplanned electrical outages.

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Enhance safety

Improve personnel safety across your facility by minimizing the need for staff interaction with faulty, compromised, or potentially dangerous electrical assets. 

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Increase efficiency

Build in greater resilience by protecting your operation against the inconvenience of unplanned downtime, and the risk of failing to deliver on end customer requirements.

Features

Identify potentially faulty bus duct joints before a more serious problem occurs

Simple installation

  • Works straight out of the box
  • Attaches quickly and easily
  • Sensors fit directly to joints
  • No complex commissioning

Flexible solution

  • Modular build
  • Install at the same time as bus duct
  • Fits all complex bus duct systems
  • Maintenance free

Data integration

  • Digitally transform electrical assets
  • Provides 24x7 temperature and alarm data
  • Modbus 485 data taken direct to EPMS/BMS
  • Monitor trends over time

See how bus duct monitoring works

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Identify potentially faulty joints

  • 1Modbus datacard connectivity
  • 2Sensors alert operators
  • 3Simple C-clip attachment
  • 4Sensors align with joints
  • 58 sensors over 24m lengths
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Sensor cables ‘daisy chain’ together with simple modbus datacard connectivity

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Sensors alert operators to a specific location when a change in temperature occurs

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Simple C-clip attaches cables to bus duct joints

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Sensors correspond to bus duct sections and align with joints

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Sensor cable supplied in 24m lengths comprising 8 thermal sensors

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Sensor cables ‘daisy chain’ together with simple modbus datacard connectivity

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Sensors alert operators to a specific location when a change in temperature occurs

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Simple C-clip attaches cables to bus duct joints

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Sensors correspond to bus duct sections and align with joints

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Sensor cable supplied in 24m lengths comprising 8 thermal sensors

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Sensor cables ‘daisy chain’ together with simple modbus datacard connectivity

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Sensors alert operators to a specific location when a change in temperature occurs

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Simple C-clip attaches cables to bus duct joints

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Sensors correspond to bus duct sections and align with joints

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Sensor cable supplied in 24m lengths comprising 8 thermal sensors

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Sensor cables ‘daisy chain’ together with simple modbus datacard connectivity

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Sensors alert operators to a specific location when a change in temperature occurs

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Simple C-clip attaches cables to bus duct joints

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Sensors correspond to bus duct sections and align with joints

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Sensor cable supplied in 24m lengths comprising 8 thermal sensors

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Sensor cables ‘daisy chain’ together with simple modbus datacard connectivity

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Sensors alert operators to a specific location when a change in temperature occurs

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Simple C-clip attaches cables to bus duct joints

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Sensors correspond to bus duct sections and align with joints

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Sensor cable supplied in 24m lengths comprising 8 thermal sensors

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Why Choose Exertherm?

Exertherm has a history of technological innovation spanning over 30 years. As a world leader in thermal monitoring of electrical and mechanical infrastructure, we have developed a suite of solutions to help build resilience into power distribution networks.

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24x7 Thermal Monitoring

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Simple Installation

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Increase Team Safety

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Zero Maintenance

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Lifetime Guarantee

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Get in touch to find out more about Bus Duct Monitoring by filling in the form. One of the Exertherm team will reach out to learn more about your requirements as soon as we can.

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