Discover Germany | Special Theme | Hannover Messe 2016
NESSY network voltage stabilisation system, 630 kVA.
Providing solutions is their strength When we switch on the light, the television, our computer or any other electricity driven device, we are not really thinking about what is happening ‘behind the scenes’. We do not realise how the electricity we depend upon is generated or what needs to be done so that we may use it without fail. TEXT: SILKE HENKELE I PHOTOS: EISENMANN THERMAL SOLUTIONS, TOBIAS KOCH
When brothers Adolf and Ernst Ruhstrat founded an electric company in 1888, they had little idea of the success story they had initiated. Their cooperation with German Nobel Prize winner Professor Walter Nernst from the University of Göttingen only six years later led to the construction of an adjustable sliding resistor which was to become the basis for adjustable resistances, voltage, and current, a novelty in the still young and 70 | Issue 37 | April 2016
developing market of electronic appliances. Further developments entailed the manufacture of the first resistance-heated high-temperature furnace, which also involved the engineering and manufacture of the transformer needed for the operation of the furnaces. When tradition meets modernity Since then Ruhstrat has become a label that stands for excellent technical support,
innovative technologies as well as indepth knowledge of technological modes of operation. “Our clients know that they can expect the best from us,” acknowledges Andreas Möbus, head of electrical technology at Ruhstrat. “With more than a century of experience and a young and highly motivated team dedicated to excellence, we are able to provide the market with solutions ‘Made in Germany’ – a guarantor for quality and efficiency.” Today Ruhstrat is a nationally as well as an internationally renowned and established company with a singular position in the market. “Our team,” says Möbus, “consists of highly dedicated specialists who manage to combine tradition
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