Controller reduces harmonic distortion
Smart Bypass Controller minimizes harmonic distortion produced by a variable frequency drive (VFD) during peak loads while improving efficiency up to 5%.
Smart Bypass Controller minimizes harmonic distortion produced by a variable frequency drive (VFD) during peak loads while improving efficiency up to 5%. Unlike conventional circuits that are only used for emergency bypass operation, the unit has a patent-pending, solid-state controller to monitor VFD system requirements (demand, speed, and load) and minimizes distortion automatically.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey