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...

Five Reasons to Purchase from a UPS Manufacturer

Five Reasons to Purchase from a UPS Manufacturer

To buy direct from a UPS manufacturer or not to buy direct from a UPS manufacturer, that is the question…   However, as manufacturers of quality UPS solutions we do believe there are important advantages to buying direct, here is a snapshot of the top 5…1 -...

Taking Extra Safety Measures

Taking Extra Safety Measures

By Sid Miah, Senior Engineer, CENTIEL UK As a service and maintenance engineer for leading uninterruptible power supply (UPS) manufacturer CENTIEL, it has been necessary to put extra safety measures in place during the Pandemic. It’s important to keep our staff and...

An agile UPS approach

An agile UPS approach

AN AGILE APPROACH to UPS installation can offer datacentres a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), increased flexibility and increased availability and here’s how. I often see UPS installations designed and configured for a much greater load than is actually...

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