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Engineering Capabilities – Experts in Our Field

Decades of experience. Leadership in national standards organizations. Innovative ways of thinking. Products and solutions that solve challenges around the globe.
 
When you partner with PDI, you access all of these qualities. Our engineering teams develop power management and protection equipment for a comprehensive range of industries and markets, working directly with customers to engineer cost-effective, highly reliable solutions. 
 
Technical Expertise
Experience, industry knowledge, and specialized analysis and design skills – all of these set us apart from our competition.  Our engineering teams are comprised of Electrical, Mechanical, RF, Magnetics, Manufacturing and Test Engineers with over 700 years of combined experience.
 
Comprehensive Capabilities
From surge protection, grounding and EMI assessment to power load, thermal design testing and more, our capabilities cover the full range of power management and protection applications. Working closely with our customers and OEM’s we engineer over 800 custom designs annually to support global power quality network requirements
 
Emphasis on Technology
Our footprint is innovation. We continually strive to incorporate the latest technological advances, patent our innovation, incorporate test lab environments and prototyping technologies to address the ever-changing demands of today’s applications.  
 
Built to All Relevant Standards

Our engineers serve on several international standards boards, and industry standards are key to everything we design

ANSI               AREMA          DOE            NEMA
CSA IEEE IEC MIL-STD
Motorola R56 NEC  UL RoHS

Engineering Leaders within Regulatory Agencies

PDI engineers are industry leaders and decision makers within regulatory agencies including DOE, IEC, IEEE, UL, NEMA, ANSI, NEC, CSA and ABS.  In collaboration with our customers, we design innovative power transformers and line reactors for global markets that include data centers, solar, oil & gas, medical, industrial, education, gaming, military and rail.

At PDI we believe an important part of creating innovative technology is understanding changing market requirements and industry standards. PDI's engineering teams serve on the following committees.

Agency Standards Committee
IEC
IEC 62040-1 Uninterruptible Power Systems- General & Safety Requirements
IEC 62040-3 Uninterruptible Power Systems-  Methods of specifying Performance & Test Requirements
IEC 62040-4. Uninterruptible power systems - Environmental aspects, requirements and reporting
IEC 62310-1  Static Transfer Systems(STS) - General & Safety Requirements
IEC 62310-3 Static transfer systems (STS) - Method for specifying performance and test requirements
UL
UL 1778/CSA C22.2 No. 107.3 Uninterruptible Power Systems
UL 1008S Standard for Solid-State Transfer Switches
IEEE
C57.12.33 Loss Evaluation Guide
C57.100 Thermal Evaluation of Power and Distribution Transformers
IEEE-PES SC Dielectric Tests Committee
IEEE-PES SC Insulation Life Committee
C57.93 Installation Guide FOR LIQUID IMMERSED TRANSFORMERS
C57.12.34 3-ph Pad mount Distribution Transformers
C57.138 Impulse Guide (Distribution)
IEEE-PES SC Distribution Transformers Committee
IEEE-PES TF Transf. Efficiency & Loss Evaluation (DOE Activity)
IEEE-PES SC Insulating Fluids Committee
IEEE-PES TF Tertiary/Stabilizing Windings Committee
C57.12.16 Wind Turbine Generator Transformers
C57.157 Functional Life Tests on Switch Contacts
C57-12.96 DRY TYPE TRANSFORMER LOADING GUIDE
IEC 60076-52-1202  PHASE SHIFTING TRANSFORMERS
IEC TC 14 -IEC 60076-20-2- Efficiency of Substation Power Transformers
C57.120 LOSS EVALUATION GUIDE
C57.12.00 Requirements for Liquid Immersed Distribution, Power & Regulating Transformers
C57.12.01  Requirements for Dry Type Distribution & Power Transformers Incl. Solid Cast & Resin Encapsulated
C57.159 DISTRIBUTED PHOTOVOLTAIC TRANSFORMERS
C57.94 Guide for Installation Application Operation & Maintenance of Dry Type Transformers
IEEE-PES SC Performance Characteristics Committee
EMA
POWER ELECTRONIC SECTION - 1 PE - UPS, STS, INVERTERS, DATA CENTER ROAD MAP, Member US TAG/ US Expert IEC UPS & STS Stds, UL/CSA BINATIONAL STDs
TRANSFORMER SECTION - NEMA 8 TP - POWER & Distribution Transformers, Transformer Standards, DOE Efficiency,  Member of US TAG/ US Expert IEC Transformer Stds (IEC TC 14)