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INTRODUCING NEW POWER CONTROL PRODUCT FROM EUROTHERM – the E-PACK MINI-CONTROLLER

March 21, 2013

Invensys Eurotherm, one of the world’s premiere suppliers of temperature control and data acquisition equipment, is pleased to announce the new “E-Pack” power controller and SCR. In 2009, Eurotherm announced the release of the new E-Power power controller system, which provided advanced configuration, control, diagnostics, and communications in a powe


What problem does it solve?

Many low-amp SCRs are “build-to-order” with the specific control method, amperage, voltage, and options all designed for one specific application. Should anything change with the application, a whole new unit would need to be ordered and the other scrapped.r control package for applications of 150 Amps or higher. Now that same capability is released for a low-amperage SCR design (1-63 Amps).

The New E-Pack features the following:

  • Local iPod-like screen for configuration and visualization of process variables 
  • Two hardware models spanning the entire range from 1 – 63 Amps, with up to 500 Volts available for the voltage feed 
  • Configuration via computer software or front face 
  • Built-in unmanaged Ethernet switch with two Ethernet RJ45 ports 
  • Advanced Load Diagnostics 
  • Controls comprehensive ranges of loads: resistive, infrared, transformer primary, molybdenum disilicide, silicon carbide 
  • Energy Usage Measurement available 
  • Voltage squared, Current squared, and True Power Control 
  • Modbus TCP standard