CENTIEL: In Pursuit of Technical Excellence

CENTIEL: In Pursuit of Technical Excellence

By David Bond, Chairman CENTIEL UK CENTIEL is an innovative, high quality UPS manufacturer with a long heritage.  The innovators behind the company were pioneers of the industry, previously developing the first three-phase transformerless UPS and the first three-phase...

A Different Way of Thinking

A Different Way of Thinking

Louis McGarry, Sales and Marketing Director, CENTIEL UK Ltd provides a different way of thinking when it comes to designing add-on structures (GRP or Shipping Containers) which can be integrated into your existing real estate. When there is a need to protect critical...

Do the Numbers Add Up?

Do the Numbers Add Up?

By Aaron Oddy Sales Engineer, CENTIEL UK There comes a tipping point where over the long-term, the cost to replace equipment becomes less than the cost to maintain and repair it.  For any item of kit, this calculation needs to take into account a number of variables,...

Getting the Best from Your Batteries

Getting the Best from Your Batteries

How can facilities maximise performance and get the best from their batteries? Aaron Oddy, sales engineer at Centiel UK examines the issue. Batteries make up around 50% of the cost of a UPS purchase, so maximising their design life is essential. VRLA batteries usually...

Zen and the Art of UPS Maintenance

Zen and the Art of UPS Maintenance

By Mike Elms, Managing Director, CENTIEL UK Zen…that wonderful state of mind, of calmness, stability, and clarity; a mind free of delusions and confusions; a mind at peace! So, what has that got to do with UPS maintenance I hear you ask? In his own words, Robert...

Boxing Clever

Boxing Clever

By Louis McGarry, Sales and Marketing Director, CENTIEL UK Shipping containers used to house UPS systems are not new.  Over the years, the military have taken advantage of a self-contained, purpose-built, secure source of power protection that could easily be...

Horses for Courses

Horses for Courses

Louis McGarry, sales and marketing director at Centiel UK compares monolithic UPS with more modern-day modular technology and highlights how mono has moved on. We regularly talk about the evolution and benefits of modular UPS. Modular is the thoroughbred of UPS...

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

Louis McGarry looks at how a flexible approach to Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) will sweeten the pill in our post COVID-19 world. The Pandemic has undoubtedly changed the world in which we live. We have seen huge shifts in behaviour dramatically impacting on...

Battle of the Budgets

Battle of the Budgets

Over the last 25 years, we have seen significant advances in the efficiency of UPS systems across the industry. Moving from around 85% efficiency to the >97% range that we commonly see today, this has been a big step change in the march towards reducing the overall...

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