PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Power management company Eaton today announced it will help U.S. 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 U.S. 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.
Eaton's Electrical Engineering Services and Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system's life cycle, whether design, build or support. To learn more, visit www.eaton.com/service.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.