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December 12, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Power Equipment Sales has been named as the exclusive Sales Representative Firm for Harmonics Limited Inc. in New England.

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Glossary Of Terms

DISPLACEMENT POWER FACTOR

The ratio of real to apparent power for an inductive or capacitive linear load. (Displacement Power Factor= kilowatts60 Hz / kilovoltamps60 Hz, or FP (displacement) = kW60Hz / kVA60 Hz). For an inductive load the current lags the voltage and the power factor is called “lagging.” For a capacitive load the current leads the voltage and the power factor is called leading. In all cases if the current and voltage are in phase, the displacement power factor is unity (1). Displacement power factor ranges from unity to zero. The value of displacement power factor is also given by the cosine of the angle by which the current lags or leads the voltage. (see: Leading; Lagging; Linear Load; Power Factor.)

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