Quantum Client Awarded Energy Efficient Installation of the Month

Alma Products Ltd have been awarded the Energy Saving Installation of the Month by ABB following Quantum Controls installation of AC Drives.  Alma Products, based in Runcorn, Cheshire, supplies extruded plastic products to the food industry.  Following the successful installation of ABB drives by Quantum Controls Alma Products will make an estimated saving of £80,000 […]

When should I replace, upgrade or retrofit an AC drive?

Many of the AC drives used by the building services community are approaching 20 years old. With careful maintenance throughout this period, the drives should still be giving good service. But there comes a point in any drive’s life cycle where the decision has to be taken: do you replace, upgrade or retrofit? But which […]

How do I replace my Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Batteries?

Complete UPS Battery replacement service The Quantum service team provide a complete UPS battery replacement service for any make or model of UPS. We undertake everything from the initial site survey and battery calculations through to delivery and installation of the new batteries and the environmentally friendly disposal of the old batteries. To arrange a […]

Who can provide a Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Battery installation service?

Complete UPS Battery Installation service Good quality UPS battery Installation is essential. All static Uninterruptible power supplies rely on batteries to support the critical load in the event of mains interruption. As batteries fuel the UPS it is vital to ensure their reliability. Although regular maintenance and ideal environmental conditions can extend the working life […]

Who can provide a Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) battery testing service?

Battery set replacement prevention We provide a UPS battery testing service to keep your battery installation at optimum condition. If detected quickly, a relatively simple single block replacement or adjustment of charging characteristics can prevent the need for a costly battery set replacement. If you use a multimeter to check the voltage of a battery […]

Who offers a WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service?

UPS Battery disposal service-WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service Are you aware that you are legally required to responsibly dispose of waste batteries? Quantum is a registered electrical waste service provider. We can remove the worry of a possible fine, by disposing of your waste batteries as recommended by the Environment agency WEEE Directive. All exhausted batteries […]

Where can I dispose of my Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) batteries?

UPS Battery disposal service-WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service Are you aware that you are legally required to responsibly dispose of waste batteries? Quantum is a registered electrical waste service provider. We can remove the worry of a possible fine, by disposing of your waste batteries as recommended by the Environment agency WEEE Directive. All exhausted batteries […]

What maintenance is required on UPS Systems?

Blackouts and power crises aside, installing a UPS is not a guarantee of continuous power without compromise. Performing comprehensive maintenance and testing is the best way to guarantee the continued performance of a UPS. The power range of a UPS module will dictate what type of testing and maintenance is appropriate. Test procedures for smaller, […]

What is the natural degradation of a Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Battery?

All lead acid UPS batteries, wet or gel, are prone to natural decay. This is caused by metals and acid sharing the same plastic container but that’s what a battery is! Natural degrading is typically about 5% per annum, depending on the type and brand of battery used. It is because of this degradation that […]

How often should I check the health of Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Batteries?

Quantum recommends a full health check every year.   We provide a UPS battery testing service to keep your battery installation at optimum condition. If detected quickly, a relatively simple single block replacement or adjustment of charging characteristics can prevent the need for a costly battery set replacement. If you use a multimeter to check the […]