POY Finalist: Pump drive
Finalist in Electric Motors and Drives in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The P9 is an adjustable speed drive for the pump industry. The ARRA-compliant drive is designed to dramatically reduce pressure buildup and energy consumption, thereby maximizing efficiency, energy savings, and the life of pumping equipment.
It's features include linearizing traditional nonlinear pump curves, providing precise variable pumping control. The P9 self-calibrates and eliminates common pump anomalies, and can protect against dead head, loss of suction pressure, cavitation, and thrust bearing. The P9 is also able to load balance multiple pumps, which eliminates the need for PID tuning.
Toshiba America, Inc.