Ted Wilke is product line manager of the Eaton Corp. Engineered Drives business. Eaton Corp. was the Frost and Sullivan Power Quality of the Year in 2006 and is the market leader in harmonic solutions, including 18-pulse drives, passive and active filter technology.
A manager for a Wisconsin-based MRI manufacturer stated that electrical harmonics are “the No. 1 problem” faced in equipment performance. Clearly harmonics can’t be ignored as the electrical engineer’s problem.