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AC-DC Power for Additive Manufacturing

February 15, 2018 by Paul Shepard

Ideal Power Ltd. announced the availability of a brand-new line of ac-dc power supply units (PSU’s) suited to power 3-Dimensional printing systems used for additive manufacturing.

The 30WLC550 series is suitable for machines operating from 12- to 58-Vdc and up to 550W (forced air cooled). It is equipped with a fan output connector, together with hiccup mode overcurrent, overvoltage and short circuit protection. The series features an MTBF of 3 million hours.

In addition, the series incorporates power factor correction > 0.95 at full load, together with an efficiency of up to 92% and an isolation voltage rating of 3000Vac.

Meeting IEC/UL/EN 60950-1 and certified to both CB and NEMKO standards, the 30WLC550 series meets the demands of additive manufacturing with ease.

External Power Supplies Built for Purpose

Ideal Power’s versatile range of PSUs for additive manufacturing does not end there, the company also offers a comprehensive range of Level VI switch mode external power supplies suitable for 3D scanner units.

With many series equipped with features including universal input, short circuit protection, low consumption and high-efficiency ratings in addition to a vast range of topologies, there are PSUs to meet a variety of system needs.

From desktop to fixed-plug and interchangeable units, Ideal Power’s complete range of switch mode external power supplies can be supplied with a choice of ac heads, output and input connectors and cables (minimum order quantities may apply).