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What are Sensitive Loads?
Sensitive loads
In general, modern equipment and appliances have incorporated electronics and microprocessors, which improve performance capability but are also more sensitive to common power quality and reliability problems.

These are examples of sensitive loads:

  • Digital Computers
  • Variable Frequency Motor Drives
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Equipment
  • Automated Systems and Processes
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Digital Clocks