Did you know that 16% of motor breakdowns are caused by a stator winding failure?

Here are the reasons why: 1. Over Heating The cooler the motor operates, the longer its expected life… A 10°C reduction in operating temperature typically doubles the motors lifetime. Excessive starts are a major cause of over-heating. During a non-VSD start-up a motor typically sees between 6 to 8 times its rated current. This increases […]

Introducing the New Commander Series

Control Techniques, part of the Nidec group of companies, has announced the return of its Commander family of drives. The Commander series are simple and compact AC motor speed controllers that meet advanced requirements in a wide range of applications. Their small footprint – among the smallest in their class – makes them ideal for […]

UK’s Leading Variable Speed Drive Repair

Our DriveCare Repair Services can offer: Repair available for all makes of Variable Speed Drives 12 month warranty included for all repaired drives Speedy turn-around – within 24 hours if needed Not just repaired – fully restored Load tested – certificates issued Fully qualified drive engineers carrying out repairs Installation and commissioning service available An […]

Introducing Innovative New Features in Drives – Schneider Electric

Most modern drives have features incorporated as standard that can provide huge benefits to the user. In this new monthly feature from Quantum Controls, the UK’s leading independent supplier of Drives Services, we introduce to you the very best features from all major manufacturers. Schneider VSD’s now measure energy consumption, efficiency and performance and can […]