Did you know that 16% of motor failures are due to external factors?

Here are the reasons why: 1. Motor operating temperature The industry standard for LV motor insulation systems is class F, with a limit on temperature rise of class B. Other insulation systems offering higher levels of protection are available. Tips: Ensure that the cooling systems of the motor are suitably maintained. Broken fans, clogged vents […]

We are hiring! Financial Controller vacancy available!

Quantum Controls are the largest supplier of variable speed drives, motors and associated services in the UK. We are currently in a period of sustained growth and now have premises in Prudhoe, Thetford, Glasgow and a manufacturing facility in Birtley. We have an exciting opportunity within our finance team for someone who is enthusiastic, driven […]

What is Overall Equipment Effectiveness and how to calculate it?

The Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measures the manufacturing productivity by indicating the degree to which a manufacturing plant is truly productive. It can be used to monitor the efficiency of the manufacturing processes and help to identify areas for improvement. This metric allows the identification of losses, benchmarking progress and improving the productivity of the […]

Control Techniques Appoints Quantum Controls as Service Partner for UK Service, Maintenance and Repairs

Control Techniques, part of the Nidec group of companies, today announces it has appointed a dedicated drives business, Quantum Controls Ltd., as a key partner to support its UK customer base. Quantum is an accredited repairer of Control Techniques drives and under the agreement Quantum will offer a service, maintenance and repair contract for all […]

Excellent Sales Engineer Wanted Now!

Could you be the next great Sales Engineer we are seeking to cover the South West/Midlands area? Quantum Controls, the ‘UK’s Drives and Motor Supplier of the Year’ Winner for the last three years have been the UK’s largest Independent Supplier of Variable Speed Drives and support Services since 1994. Our rapidly growing business is […]