Starline expands busbar offering with new XCP High Power Busbars
Starline , a Legrand company and a world leader in the development of customisable power distribution systems , has unveiled the XCP High Power Busbar , designed for data centre grey space .
The new offering is ideal for installations that require 630 – 6300 amps for
THE XCP PRODUCT LINE CAN BE CONFIGURED AND CUSTOMISED FOR ANY PROJECT DESIGN , INCLUDING MULTI-FLOOR DISTRIBUTION . continuous duty at 1000V and ambient operating temperature up to 55 degrees – all while being deployed within extremely compact dimensions .
Complementing the operational features , the XCP High Power Busbar ’ s proprietary software guarantees fast and accurate layout / REVIT development .
Starline offers complete High Performance ( XCP-HP ) and Standard Performance ( XCP-S ) solutions that are specifically designed to meet everchanging power requirements with industry-leading flexibility , performance and safety . More specifically , the new XCP High Power Busbar offers :
• Flexibility – Extra-compact , efficient and easy-to-install with features and accessories that help simplify the planning and design of missioncritical infrastructures . With copper or aluminium conductors , a full range of components and power connections , as well as tap-offs up to 1250 amps – the XCP product line can be configured and customised for any project design , including multi-floor distribution .
• Performance – A unique design using high-end materials that enables industry-leading ambient temperature ratings , low electrical losses and negligible electromagnetic emissions resulting in world-class reliability and cost savings .
• Safety – Certified and manufactured in accordance with IEC 61439-1 and 6 and contains features such as fire and seismic resistance , high shortcircuit ratings , excellent ingress protection and superior insulation technology to help ensure the operations team safety .
John Berenbrok , Senior Product Manager for Data Centers , Starline , said : “ Data centres are being designed and built as quickly as possible today and with Starline ’ s PSSL busbar layout software having the ability to work with BIM models and AutoCAD , it is easy to pre-design busbar runs in order to meet aggressive on-site project schedules .”
The pace of data centre construction continues to quicken as end-users grow impatient for new compute , storage and processing . Frost and Sullivan forecasts US $ 432.14 billion will be invested in the data centre market by 2025 , up from US $ 244.74 billion in 2019 .
In addition , there will be increased investments by data centre operators and strong growth in emerging economies will serve as key market drivers . The Asia-Pacific region will become the largest market by 2025 , followed by North America and EMEA .
This high growth rate underscores the need to pre-design as much of the facility as possible to ensure construction deadlines are met , and the XCP High Power Busbar is an ideal solution . ◊ intelligent POWER AND COOLING www . intelligentdatacentres . com