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How fail-safe is the system? Is there any redundancy built-in?
A: The AcornVac system is designed to provide complete redundancy on all primary Vac Center components. This includes dual collection tanks and multiple pumps to ensure that the system can continue to operate so long as electrical power is available.
When the Vac Center is operating on an emergency power generator, it is designed to switch the pump control strategy to a method that is most compatible with this power source. For those facilities with generators that have marginal capability for starting induction motor loads such as a vacuum pump, we offer electronic motor starters which minimize the inrush current of a pump as it is being brought on-line.