As data centers, manufacturing and other facilities look to increase power quality and reliability, they are faced with a choice of UPS systems. There are a few types of UPS units that are seen in the market today including static UPS systems that can either be coupled with a flywheel or battery system.
From time to time, we’ll have a client with a UPS unit that has been discontinued or is no longer supported by the manufacturer. Even if those systems appear to be running fine, waiting for components such as batteries, capacitors and fans to reach end of life means you are gambling with your critical power source.
A UPS service provider should be a solid partner to help you track your service requirements on your UPS system. Battery replacements, capacitors, fans and eventually UPS replacement are all part of a UPS system lifecycle. So, if you’ve received a notice from your UPS service team that your unit is reaching end-of-life soon, what should you do?