Load Bank Basics

What are load banks and why are they needed?

How do load banks work?

Resistive, Reactive and Resistive-Reactive Load Banks

What is a Resistive Load Bank?

What is a Reactive Load Bank?

What is a Resistive-Reactive Load Bank?

Choosing the right load bank for your application

Determine the kind of load you are trying to simulate.

Determine the voltage, phase and kW or kVA requirement for the application

Determine where you will install the load bank.

Determine the type of controls and instrumentation you need

Connecting your load bank

Types of connections

Connecting the load bank to the power source

Should you buy or rent your load bank?

Renting a load bank

Purchasing a Load Bank