Eaton to Improve Power Reliability and System Safety at US Army Testing Facility


Power management company Eaton will help US Army modernize the electrical infrastructure of the Temperature Test Facility at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR). Under the contract, Eaton will provide turnkey engineering services and power distribution equipment to improve power reliability and system safety at the specially designed laboratory in White Sands, New Mexico. The project will help the facility continue to support the development of military technology though the simulation of environments ranging from severe heat to subfreezing temperatures.

“A reliable electrical system and consistent power supply are vital to support the accuracy of critical testing at scientific research and development facilities such as the White Sands Missile Range,” said John Stampfel, vice president and general manager, Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, Eaton. “With a proven record of successful electrical modernization projects, Eaton is well positioned to help the US Army reestablish functionality to its unique testing facility, enhancing research validity and mission readiness.”

Eaton’s Electrical Services and Systems Division, which has one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system engineers in the industry, will provide turnkey electrical system design, testing and commissioning for the project.

Eaton will also provide a range of electrical solutions to promote safe and reliable power distribution at the facility, including motor control centers, metering equipment, voltage regulators, transformers, fault interrupter switchgear and electrical switches.

 

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