Reactive energy compensation is a specific activity that requires specific action in order to secure the installation. Certain parameters, such as installation in high-temperature areas, lack of acknowledgement of operating conditions of cabinets in their environment and/or insufficient maintenance of compensation cabinets, may entail a lesser working life of a capacitor, thereby leading to increased risk of incidents.
It has come to our attention that a number of Legrand | Alpes Technologies capacitors have not been installed onsite according to our recommendations.
Certain sites are currently undersized and there is a lack of maintenance of the capacitors installed on these sites. We urge those in the industry technical department to please contact Legrand in order for us to intervene and ensure the installation of our capacitors conforms to good installation practices and to current standards.
Legrand South Africa
Tel: 011 444 7971