Why should I use a bypass contactor with a soft start, and how does it work?

The bypass contactor opens when the motor reaches full speed to reduce power (heat) losses in the solid-state power section. This translates to much smaller enclosures without need for special cooling. Also, the bypass contactor on lower power modern unit is internal to the soft starter, eliminating the need for additional devices, further reducing enclosure […]

Quantum wins the Innovation & Excellence in Energy Audit Award

Quantum Controls Ltd is the 2016 Winner of the Prestigious Innovation and Excellence Award. The UK’s leading supplier of ABB Drives and Motors since 1994 and are an official UK ABB Service Partner. Over recent years Quantum has previously won 3 national awards for their innovative energy saving solutions provided to UK Industry. Utilising Motor and VSD technology saving £millions in reduced electricity […]