Many customers refer to their UPS system as that big box that sits in the corner of the room making noise. While enjoying the good fortune (or luck) of having functional power, some customers don’t fully understand or appreciate how critical its function is until it’s too late.
For Nationwide Power, that big box is our core focus. Whether it be properly maintaining existing systems or providing you with a new system, our job is to make sure that our customers can focus on their business, uninterrupted by costly and inconvenient power losses.
Proper UPS Maintenance is Fundamental
UPS systems are complex pieces of highly technical electronic equipment and need regular preventative maintenance (PM), much like a car does. The maintenance intervals can vary from one to four PM visits per year or in some cases, even monthly. This maintenance needs to be performed by an experienced, highly trained UPS Field Engineer, skilled in the theory and operation of UPS Systems.
What does UPS maintenance entail? There are many checkpoints to make on a UPS. Many of these are industry standards that have been established by IEEE, the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
During a Preventative Maintenance (PM) inspection, our Field Engineers will perform several visual and mechanical checks. They will inspect for any burned or darkening electrical components (indicating wear/failure), check for loose connections, perform a thermal scan for hot spots, take electrical readings, and perform general cleaning of the unit, just to name a few.
As batteries are the weakest link/most common critical failure point of a UPS, our Field Engineers will check/test the batteries at every scheduled maintenance inspection. They are looking for internal breakdown, external corrosion and bad connections.
No Matter Your Brand, We’ve Got You Covered
Because Nationwide Power is a multi-brand UPS service provider, our Field Engineers are familiar with many makes and models. Most of our Engineers completed their formal training with one of the OEMs. They took this experience and applied it to other manufactures brands. This multi-brand experience gives our Engineers superior problem solving skills and abilities. They know UPS electronics in both operation and theory. They apply this knowledge to solve problems and also prevent problems from happening in the first place.
How Can Nationwide Power Help You?
Our Field Engineers are the critical link in our success of keeping your equipment properly maintained and operating. When the moment comes that you need your UPS most, you can be confident it will work. Let Nationwide Power’s highly skilled Field Engineers look after your equipment and leave the maintenance management to us. Call us today at 800-868-2780 or for a quick quote, please use the form at the top right of this page.