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    GENLINK™ DPNL

    Dissimilar Pitch Neutral Limiter

    GENLINK DPNL is a multiple winding reactor that, when installed in the common neutral
    of paralleled sources either between the dissimilar generators or the generator and the
    utility supply, can greatly reduce the neutral circulating currents that result from the
    instantaneous voltage differences. These neutral circulating currents, which are
    predominantly triple frequency, have the potential to cause a considerable amount of 
    damage with respect to overheating generators and causing false-protection trips.

    Voltage differences in paralleled generators made by different manufacturers or
    differences in standard pitch design configurations in generators made by the same
    manufacturer can result in heavy neutral circulating currents. Additionally, alternative
    energy sources such as solar and wind power that generate AC power can introduce 
    heavy circulating currents in 4-wire parallel applications. When applied, GENLINK
    will impede the flow of circulating currents while adding only minimal impedance to
    the fault current path.


    GENLINK DPNL can be used in both 3-wire and 4-wire systems. For 4-wire applications where there is return neutral current
    from 1-Ph loads, the DPNL must be sized for this current as well as the circulating current. For 3-wire applications where there
    is no return neutral current from 1-Ph loads, a smaller size DPNL can be used. Grounding of the neutral must be done at only
    one location, which is recommended to be the distribution switchboard.

    Features

    Inserts >40% impedance in neutral current circulating path

    Reduces neutral circulating current by >75%

    Adds <1% saturated impedance to 1-Ph fault path

    No impedance to 3-Ph fault path

    Use in 3-wire or 4-wire applications or any parallel source application with a common neutral and dissimilar voltage
        waveforms

    Eliminates generator overheating and false protection trips caused by triple frequency circulating currents

    Easy to install

    Reliable and proven performance