Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
TELE offers voltage monitoring for complex multi-wire networks. This means that also networks with strongly non-symmetric loads and with disruptive influences, TELE monitoring relays carry out their reliable work. And they do so not only in Europe for the usual three-wire networks with or without zero cable 3(N)~ 400/230V, but also for global application in different voltage levels and multi-wir systems that are switched in other ways.
A major application area for three-phase voltage monitoring is building technology. Here, it is important to monitor the height of the individual phase voltage in order to initiate emergency lighting with undervoltage and to protect consumption points from overvoltage. With the TELE devices specialised in these fields, the deviation of the phase voltage is set directly and the device switches off when at least one of the phases leaves the permissible range. The ENYA and KAPPA series are designed for contact-safe installation in the installation distributor. To simplify the wiring, most devices take their auxiliary energy from the current circuit measured.
The GAMMA industry series focuses on the monitoring of the supply voltage of motor. Damage can be prevented by switching off the motor in the event of network errors. Over- and undervoltage as well as asymmetrics errors are also reliably detected in complex industry networks. TELE monitoring relays are immune to voltage retroactivity of three-phase loads.
To ensure the operation of 1-phase consumption points, it is worthwhile monitoring the power network. If the power supply is interrupted, this can lead to malfunctions in the system. TELE monitoring relays detect unreliable statuses at an early stage and initiate the measures envisaged for this. However, overvoltage can result from a network error that represents a major risk for entire system parts. This, however, can largely be prevented with robust monitoring technology.
The application areas of one-phase voltage monitoring range from battery monitoring to the control of the inverter in solar systems with insufficient energy production or the recognition of a drop in voltage with overlong cables. One-phase voltages over a wide area can be monitored with the devices of the GAMMA and TREND series. The compact automatic voltage controllers of the ENYA and KAPPA series are specialised in the undervoltage monitoring for typically standardised supply voltages.
TELE current sentinels protect machines and loads through the monitoring of the system for overvoltage or undervoltage. During monitoring of the overvoltage, switched off or failed consumption points are recognised and the TELE current sentinel issues an alarm message.
For universal use, the WatchDogs of the GAMMA series have 3 measurement ranges. Specifically for use in combination with current or signal converters, the inputs are designed with a nominal value of 5A, 1A or 20mA respectively.
The integrated start-up bridging avoids false activation resulting from the increased start-up current of a Motor.
In the conductive fill-level monitoring, the moistening of the probe rods is analysed. The recording of the conductivity using alternating current of a few milli-amperes with 12 V voltage is used. The use of alternating current effectively suppresses galvanic effects such as those that can occur with a static direct voltage.
The advantage of this method is that the probe rods only have to meet the condition of electrically isolated installation and the conductivity of the probe themselves. The probes can therefore be simply adapted to the requirements of the environment. Whether it is particularly robust in animal breeding, agriculture or wastewater preparation, or also resistant against high temperatures such as those that can arise with sterilisation through hot steam.
To avoid the connected pumps being frequently switched on and off too frequently, a switching hysteresis can be defined by the distance of the max & min probe. However, this can also be completely deactivated, if the device is to be used as an overfill protection or dry-run protection for a pump.
Yes! TELE works with its partners and customers to develop monitoring and control solutions for special sets of problems. Using our modular development platform, we can handle even industry-specific problems quickly, with standardization, and at the required scale. Are you struggling with issues related to plant safety, network stability, or energy efficiency and do you need a solution that is network-capable with the ability to visualize or save data? Challenge us!
For the current monitors series GAMMA the maximum overload is indicated app. 20% above nominal current. In case of a starting a motor there will be an inrush current eventually higher than this.
The TELE current monitoring relays are designed to work properly under real life conditions. In respect to high inrush currents of motors and bulb lamps the short time inrush current for GAMMA current monitoring G2I…. G2C…… and G2J…. types
is much higher than the stated continuous over current.
The values found below are supposed to be an inrush current applied to a cold unit (room temperature) Please let the unit cool down without any load prior to every test cycle for about 5 minutes
Values for G2I…and G2C…
|10A-range:||50A for 5sec||75A for 2sec||100A<1sec|
|5A-range:||20A for 5sec||30A for 2sec||100A<180msec|
|1A- & 2A-range:||10A for 5sec||15A for 2sec||50A<180msec|
|100mA-range||800mA for 5sec||1,5A for 2sec||6A<180msec|
20mA range: no separate inrush current specified.
Signal transmitter usually limit the current below the max. permissible continuous current of 250mA
Three-Phase-Current monitoring G2JM
|3 inputs 5A- each:||25A for 2sec||15A for 5sec|
Load Monitors: G2B…G4B…
Input range 12A:
|32A for 10sec||45A for 5sec||70A for 2sec||100A < 1sec|
Input range 16A:
|40A for 10sec||60A for 5sec||90A for 2sec||130A < 1sec|
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