Load Bank Energy Dissipation Units - EDU

Load Bank Energy Dissipation Units - EDU
  • Portable, Forced Air Cooled Energy Dissipation Unit
  • 100 – 1000 kW Resistive Capacity
  • 240 or 480 V, 3-Phase, 60 Hz (600V Available)
  • Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel Construction
  • Heavy Duty 0.475” Dia. INCOLOY® Sheath Tubular Elements
  • 1 kW or 10 kW Load Step Resolution
  • NEMA 3R Electrical Enclosure for Outdoor Protection
  • Standard Digital Keypad and Display for Load Switching
  • Optional Voltage/Dual Voltage and Wattage
  • Optional Multifunction Digital Readout Meter (V, A, kW, Hz)
  • Optional Selector Switches or Push Buttons for Load Switching
  • Optional Load Management Module for Combined Loads up to 5 MW

Chromalox EDU Load Banks provide durable, precise energy control for applications requiring from 1 kW to megawatt power capacity. Stainless steel construction and INCOLOY tubular elements offer superior durability and performance even with heavy usage and in extreme environments.

Applications include factory or field testing of diesel generators, braking resistors for inverter drives, base loading of remote or standby power plants, battery discharge testing, and UPS testing.


  • INCOLOY sheathed tubular heating elements provide long life under harsh environments.
  • Stainless steel construction of a Chromalox load bank ensures strength and corrosions resistance.
  • A multi-stage, contactor-based control system with 1 kW resolution ensures accurate control.
  • High limit temperature control and low limit airflow control ensures proper safety.
  • All electrical enclosures are protected to NEMA 3R construction.
  • Chromalox EDU Load Banks can be used to satisfy National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for emergency and standby power systems.

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