Cascade system


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1.(Elec.) A system or method of connecting and operating two induction motors so that the primary circuit of one is connected to the secondary circuit of the other, the primary circuit of the latter being connected to the source of supply; also, a system of electric traction in which motors so connected are employed. The cascade system is also called tandem system, or concatenated system; the connection a cascade connection, tandem connection, or concatenated connection, or a concatenation; and the control of the motors so obtained a tandem control, or concatenation control.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The THISION L range of light commercial boilers from MHS BOILERS (part of ELCO Heating Solutions) can now be supplied in a powerful and class-leading cascade system offering combined outputs up to 1,140kW.
The Cascade system will be located at CSCS's new high performance computing facility, which was inaugurated last month in Lugano, Switzerland.
By adopting the enclosed cascade system at these points, the amount of material wasted and pollution created during the loading process is dramatically reduced.
In a two-circuit cascade system, two independent refrigerating units are coupled through a heat exchanger termed a cascade condenser, where the refrigerant vapors of the low-temperature cycle are condensed, rejecting heat to the refrigerant in the high-temperature cycle.

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