BTU Load Banks

TUTCO manufactures BTU Load Banks to mimic the load that a power source will see in a wide-range of real-world applications and environments. Our load banks are used to test emergency back-up, UPS, inverters, turbines, production line testing, field testing, and all forms of on-site power. 

TUTCO open coil heating technology is at the heart of our resistive load bank. Our engineers address every requirement to ensure the longevity, stability, and safety of each unit. The accuracy of open coil elements can be to .01 ohms, AC or DC input power, 50/60 HZ, .5 to 600 Volts.  Load banks can used to test a large range Kilowatt levels from small loads to 100% of the KW rating required.

 

Contact TUTCO for custom load bank solutions.

 

Key Features 

  • Voltage up to 600V
  • 1 or 3 Phase
  • 50 – 60 HZ
  • 10kW to 6000kW
  • IP55 standard protection
  • Permanent or transportable models
  • Standard canopy sizes to 2000kW
  • Container packages for 1000kW and above
  • Multiple 1kW load steps
  • Stainless steel finned elements
  • Choice of control system for all units – suited to application & operators
  • In and on buildings as part of power generators (Gen-sets)
  • Emergency back-up for critical situations such as hospitals
  • Testing constant current regulators in high power situations
  • In industrial and test lab environments
  • Commissioning power systems
  • Battery testing
  • Direct substitution of a computer, modem or server to simulate heat and power loads
  • Assisting with server placement in data rooms
  • Testing and verify HVAC capacity in large data centers
  • NFPA 110 testing requirements
  • Testing both long and short-term
  • Research and Development
  • Fan fail, over temp, over-voltage, etc.
  • Voltage sensing relay protection
  • Wrong voltage protection
  • Cooling air loss protection
  • Disabled if access doors are open
  • Motor overload protection
  • Fan requirement before element can to take a load
  • Autoload dump circuit
  • Operating fault log
  • Faults automatically disconnect unit as necessary
  • Internal temperature monitoring
  • Protections at inlets and louvers
  • Cable sets
  • Terminal blocks
  • Plugs
  • Twist plugs
  • Quick Connect Camlocks
  • Detachable line cord
  • Cat-5/RJ-45 connectivity
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