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  • 2015.11.20 In with the In Crowd – EURO-DIESEL attends DCD Europe 2015 with great results


    EURO-DIESEL attended DCD at London ExCel on the 18 & 19 November 2015; a key exhibition in the Data centre events calendar with over 130 speakers giving 90 sessions over the two days.   [+]

  • 2015.10.29 UK | New to the Team…


    EURO-DIESEL continues to enjoy one of its busiest order books, with projects secured from all corners of the globe, and the Company is building on this momentum and strengthening its UK sales team.  Rob Pitt, UK Managing Director comments:  “We are enjoying significant sales growth in many of the markets we serve worldwide.  Now is the time to capitalise on this momentum.  


  • 2015.10.26 UK | EURO-DIESEL Scale New Heights


    Lifting a 1500 kVA DRUPS onto the roof of a 10 storey building in one of the busiest areas of North London is no mean feat.

  • 2015.10.21 CHILE | Containerized units ordered by MOLYB filial CODELCO


    Pictures of containerized units ordered by MOLYB filial CODELCO presently transiting to their final destination in Mejillones (Chile). The units will be set to service before the end of the year. 


  • 2015.09.22 BELGIUM | Great visibility for EURO-DIESEL at Talentum


    On Thursday, September 17, 2015, Stijn Briers, Partick Scarpa, Manuel Santiago Fernandes, Corinne Volders and Hélène Herwats attended one of the most known job fairs in Belgium: Talentum; it was the regional edition which took place in Liège.


  • 2015.05.29 Agreement for the acquisition of EURO-DIESEL by 3i


    On 19th May 2015, the international investment manager 3I Group plc (“3i”) has reached an agreement with our current shareholder Buy Out Fund for the acquisition of our company.


pROJECT : Semicon Industry

Area : Belgium
Manufacturer of mixed signal chips for microelectronics


The manufacturing process of mixed signal (digital and analogue) chips for microelectronics is an extremely sophisticated process demanding a very strict manufacturing environment.


These chips are used for telephone switchboards, GSM chipsets, ADSL modems, in Bluetooth technology and in the area of automation for access control, sensors, airbags, and in Xe light control. Other applications are for computer peripheral hardware such as control motors for printers, scanners and battery management systems.


A Belgium based manufacturer of such chips found it necessary to undertake detailed research of its site before placing the first stone on a new factory's foundation. Part of the study involved checking the power supply quality and site vibrations. Any loss of electrical power or disturbance in the building could seriously damage the production process. in addition, any impact on production would result in serious financial losses.


The site analysis included monitoring the quality of the power supply delivered by the utility. It was found that disruptions (voltage dips, spikes, and transient interference) occurred approximately eight times per year and lasted less than one second. In addition to this, complete power failure occurred approximately once per year. The consequences of these incidents could then be associated to financial losses by calculating the amount of scrap product, the costs to clean and re-instate production lines and the personnel shift time lost.


It was found very profitable to invest on an Uninterruptible Power Supply and to install it on the new site. The DRUPS would clean up the mains power and guarantee production continuity with no interuption should the mains fail.


Containerised DR-UPS SolutionEURO-DIESEL was contacted by the customer's engineers to help solve the power problems at the site and also  to  help meet the stringent environmental constraints, particularly with respect to vibration levels.

The engineers opted to split the site load into critical and non-critical elements to enable the optimum use of the diesel back-up.

proposed a DRUPS system comprising of two EURO-DIESEL NO-BREAK E1®SB machines and housed in containers located outside the factory. The noise level was kept within narrow tolerances to comply with the stringent local regulation and the containers were mounted on heavily reinforced concrete slabs, isolated from the surrounding ground by polystyrene layers.

The NO-BREAK E1®SB system is an original solution enabling both critical and non-critical loads to be supported from one machine in the event of a mains failure.

In normal operation the mains power to the critical load is fed through a choke working in conjunction with a synchronous generator, which filters the mains power and provides voltage stabilisation. Meanwhile, non-critical loads are fed directly from the mains as normal.

When the mains power fails, the back-up diesel engine is started in less than 3 seconds. During this time the critical load is supported by the stored kinetic energy in the uniquely designed EURO-DIESEL accumulator and it suffers no interruption. The non-critical loads will experience a short outage of approximately 12 seconds and are then reconnected to the NO-BREAK E1®SB.