ASCO Load Bank Digital Binder 05-03-19

Company Timeline Since 1947 providing the market with the Broadest Load Bank Portfolio in the World.

Manufactured first radiator mounted load bank

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Avtron Helidyne

resistive load element

SIGMA Intelligent Hand-Held 1 9 9 7

Terminal launched

Modbus connectivity launched for load bank

USMC awarded Avtron a contract for 300+ 2 0 0 7

portable load banks to help support their

worldwide deployments

Froment 8800 Step 2 0 1 7

Down Transformer and Load Bank within 20ft. containerized con-

struction introduced

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Froment founded by N J Froment

First load bank (250 kW) designed for 400 Hz Jet Aircraft Test Stand Avtron founded by Dwain Fritz, P.E.

First to offer UL listed permanent load banks

First monocoque load banks are launched

Avtron acquires Froment

Avtron and Froment become brands of

ASCO Power Technologies

Introduced Network Capable 150 kW Portable Load Bank

SIGMA Instrumentation System launched for direct supply on test instrumentation

After 9/11, the White House chose Avtron portable

load bank for their mobile com- munications activities

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Developed first

SIGMA PC Basic

Software launched

multi-voltage (AC &

(50, 60, 400 Hz) trailer mounted load bank

Released PC based

DC), multi-frequency

Interactive HMI interface launched for container

line of neutral grounding and industrial resistors

backup generator to ensure personal data is secure

Began to offer complete

First high capacity (750 kW) permanent installed load bank Froment begins manufacture of load banks

Administration. The load bank used in conjunction with a

diagnostics, configuration,

and calibration application

Introduced SIGMA Intelligent Load Bank Control System

5MW, Medium Voltage Load Bank sold to Social Security

Additional combined (resistive/reactive) Froment models are launched

Additional user benefits added to SIGMA Hand-Held Terminal

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Developed first multi- voltage rack server

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SIGMA LT Digital Control Platform introduced

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Avtron begins manu-

facture of load banks.

(10 kW) load simulator

bank

SIGMA PC

with SIGMA LT

SIGMA 2 Control

System Released

Manufactured first high capacity (400 kW) portable load bank

direct connect (no step down transformer)

Introduced 500 kW

Software launched

Developed first true

Portable Load Bank

case-style high capacity portable load banks

Manufacture SIGMA

Networking Platform

medium voltage load

Control Resistive/Reactive Container Load Bank

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