How The UNR Chemistry Department Continues Operating When The Electric Company Fails

Battery Backup UPS Protecting UNR Varian VNMRS 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer

The University Of Nevada, Reno Chemistry Department ( routinely performs "state-of-the-art chemistry research". The department operates sophisticated laboratory instruments that require clean power to function correctly.

Battery Backup UPS Protecting UNR Thermo Nicolet 6700 FTIR

Unfortunately, the electric utility serving the school and surrounding area (NV Energy) has one of the lowest satisfaction ratings in the country (Consumer Affairs, Reports of consistent power issues range from complete black outs to wild voltage fluctuations. This situation makes it extremely difficult to operate sensitive electronics. 

Battery Backup UPS Protecting UNR Tecmag Discovery 400 MHz Solid-State NMR Spectrometer

Battery Backup Power, Inc. UPS systems have resolved this issue for multiple departments within UNR. The most recent department to receive help was the Chemistry Department. Below are a few images of high end laboratory instruments that are no longer hindered by bad power coming from NV Energy. 

Battery Backup UPS Protecting UNR Varian VNMRS 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer

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