Delivering on the Promise of a ‘Zero Carbon’ Transport System

Electric vehicle charging

Our Transport Customers face two massive environmental challenges. Firstly, how to reduce the detrimental effect our transport system has on the planet and secondly, the effect of the environment on the reliability of the electronics that we all now depend on for our safety.

In 2018 the UK government announced that vehicles powered by the Internal Combustion engine (ICE) are to be effectively banned from sale by 2040. Battery technology and the performance of electric vehicles (EV’s) are improving dramatically, but it is our ability to install and maintain the charging infrastructure at an exponential rate that will determine the success or failure of this initiative.

APS partner with clients in the delivery of component level maintenance solutions for Rapid and Ultra-Rapid DC chargers for EV’s. A massive skills shortage is just around the corner and many installers and operators are giving little regard to future maintenance provisions. Help is at hand with APS in the form of our workshop repair service for DC power supply modules. Talk to us now, before you find that you need us!

 

How to improve the reliability of electronics on our road systems

From Smart Motorways to signalling systems; electronics and computers now control and monitor pretty much all of our road systems in the UK.  But the harsh environment surrounding our road system presents a challenge for those installing and maintaining this tech.

Moisture ingress together with airborne pollution combines to form an extremely damaging environment for electronics in general and power supplies in particular. Conductive carbon particulates and acids formed from sulphur and nitrogen compounds in diesel fumes are largely to blame for circuit board corrosion and electrical flash-overs, leading to premature equipment failure.

If you are struggling with unachievable service delivery commitments or you are suffering from the effects of repeated power supply failure; consider talking to us about the consultancy, repair, refurbishment and ruggedisation services we offer to help in this sector. To find out more about how we might help you, please get in touch with us from our Contact Us page