QVARx

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Anyone can build a capacitor bank,
but only QVARx can build an arc-resistant one.


About the company

The QVARx team is proud to offer its products of professional design and quality. The products are designed and manufactured at their factory in St-Jerome, about 30 mins from the Montreal airport.QVARx Inc, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of mid to high voltage capacitor and harmonic filter systems. Their arc-resistant metal enclosed capacitor product line offers the ultimate in safety to industry and utilities.

 ABB Norway / SABIC Saudi Arabia 13.8 kV Enclosed Filter Banks, 9 Banks x 17 MVAR, 153 MVAR total, Arc-Resistant to IEC and IEEE

ABB Norway / SABIC Saudi Arabia 13.8 kV Enclosed Filter Banks, 9 Banks x 17 MVAR, 153 MVAR total, Arc-Resistant to IEC and IEEE


QVARx Inc. is pleased to offer the following capacitor systems:

  • Metal enclosed capacitor banks and harmonic filters (<36 kV)
  • Self-ventilated systems (SMC™)
  • Systems with minimal maintenance (LMC™)
  • Medium voltage dry type systems (DMC™)
  • Open stack capacitor/harmonic filter banks (5 to 230 kV)
  • Medium and high voltage cable simulators
  • Medium and high voltage control and protection systems
  • Engineered systems for special applications
  • Dynamic VAR compensation systems
  • Active Harmonic Filters
  • Modular substations

Standard features                              
 

  • CRS Welded steel cabinets ompliant with CSA, ANSI or IEC enclosure types
  • High-quality spray or powder coating
  • All film-type and fluid impregnated with internal or external fuses
  • Self-cooled and anti-condensation system sized to ambient conditions
  • Temperature alarm/trip signal
  • Interlocked doors
  • 3-Point door latch with Kirk interlock device (stainless steel external hardware)
  • Capacitor unbalance detection
  • Tin plated copper bus bars

Optional features

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  • Arc-Resistant Enclosure, to IEEE or IEC
  • Switching contactor, SF6 or vacuum
  • Isolating disconnect switch with interlock and padlock provision;
  • Primary fuses, up to certain amp limits
  • Harmonic tuning reactors
  • Inrush limiting reactors
  • Harmonic damping resistors
  • Saturable magnetic discharge for rapid reclosing
  • Phase CT's and overload/overcurrent protection relay
  • Power factor, VAR, or voltage controller
  • Custom coating colors
  • Stainless steel enclosure
 ABB Norway / Statoil, 52 kV Cable Simulator 10 pi section

ABB Norway / Statoil, 52 kV Cable Simulator 10 pi section

Quality control (ISO9001)                            

  • Inspection and test points throughout the design and manufacturing process
  • FAT testing according to CSA, IEEE and IEC standards
  • Type tests including thermal, Hipot and Impulse are conducted in the QVARx test laboratory. Others are made at nationally certified high voltage test facilities
  • Control according to ISO 9001
  • Frequency sweep tests on harmonic filters and specialized systems
 52 kV Cable Simulator assembly and testing

52 kV Cable Simulator assembly and testing


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