Motors & Drives
Variable frequency drives (VFDs) and variable speed drives (VSDs) play a key role in manufacturing facilities and those are shifting and changing due to real-world and technology changes.
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Tim Albers and John Malinowski answer questions from the audience on variable frequency drives (VFDs), determining the optimal speed for efficiency and more.
Tim Albers and John Malinowski outlines installing and adding a variable frequency drive (VFD) into a system.
Tim Albers and John Malinowski discuss energy efficiency in motors and synchronous motors and the benefits engineers can realize.
Developing a strong motor maintenance strategy can provide companies with many benefits long-term as it reduces downtime and can help companies avoid large repair or replacement costs.
Advantages of using adjustable speed drives vary, and different applications may require different options.
Scott Sullivan walks through the basics of motors and safety, variable frequency drives, the three sections of a drive and how pulse width modulation works.