load shedding spikes

South Africans are currently experiencing the worst year of load-shedding recorded, and the rotational power cuts can profoundly affect electrical devices and appliances.

While load-shedding itself can cause damage to electrical equipment, the surges that can occur when power returns after rotational power cuts often pose a greater risk.

As the name suggests, a power surge is a rush of electricity exceeding the typical voltage supplied to households. Any device connected to mains power when a surge occurs is at risk of being irreversibly damaged.

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