AC Drives & Inverters
Electromechanical and Drives Technology - A Look Back on 2019
Thanks to our loyal followers for all of the interest in the topics covered in this blog over the past year. In examining the most-read blog posts over the course of 2019, it becomes obvious that...
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VFD Eliminates Bottleneck in Canning Plant
How do you eliminate a bottleneck in a food and beverage canning plant?  Apply good engineering design and use a variable frequency drive solution. Beverage bottling or canning has always been a...
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High Performance Drives Can Achieve Optimal Control of Cast Film Lines
Stretch films are essential in the packaging industry as they provide a versatile and high-quality solution for packing products in a safe and economical way. Film is produced by a flat die extrusion...
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Variable Frequency Drives Benefit Constant Speed Applications
Using a variable frequency drive (VFD) can be beneficial in many constant speed applications driven by electric motors, such as those that require controlled starting and have been historically served...
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Improving Hydraulic Systems for Better Performance and Energy Efficiency
For a long time, the use of hydraulic power in industrial processes has been associated with its traditional benefits: high power density, precise control, and long-term performance. Yet...
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Improve Safety and Air Quality in Europe’s Largest Underground Car Park
The renewal of the entire ventilation system in the underground car park serving the largest European business district, was not limited to the simple replacement of filters and some...
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Key Technology Considerations for Dynamic Metrology Applications
Throughout the world, various types of metrology applications share a common need for increased precision. Metrology is the scientific study of measurement. Metrology applications take some type...
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Gearbox Test Rigs Need Reliable, High-Precision Parts
When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
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How VFD Technology on Hydraulic Power Units Helps Improve Performance | Case Study
Combining electronic and hydraulic technologies can add efficiency and functionality to machinery and processes that use hydraulic pressure to operate. The hydraulic power unit (HPU), a workhorse...
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New Winding Technology for Paper Converting Delivers Energy Savings
The advancements in hydraulics and variable speed drives (VSD) were running in parallel for many years but on opposite sides of the fence from each other in solving paper converting...
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Meeting Demand for Efficient Automotive Vehicle Testing & Dynamometers
The automotive vehicle industry has experienced introductions of several new technologies and upgrades. One significant example is the rising amount of electrical content per vehicle. Testing...
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Improve Steel Coiling Process Efficiency With DCP
A common method of coiling and uncoiling processed steel web is center winding. Steel coilers are powered by electric variable speed drives and motors. Large motors are usually selected...
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Energy-Saving Hydraulic Systems Using Drive Controlled Pump (DCP)
Modern industrial machinery is creating ever-increasing demands on hydraulics to provide more efficient and quieter solutions with a smaller footprint, while maintaining the benefits traditionally...
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AC Drives Accelerate Automatic Cable Winding Machine | Case Study
Meccanica Nicoletti, a leading Italian designer and manufacturer of automated machines for winding and unwinding cable needed to improve winding performance on its latest generation of Automat...
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5 Reasons to Control your Compressor with a Variable Frequency Drive
Recent improvements to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) feature sets mean they now offer more than just their well-known energy savings capability, particularly when paired with a motor/compressor...
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How VFD Controls Pumps to Prevent Flooding | Case Study
A forward thinking holiday caravan park took an innovative and proactive approach to flood management when they used a variable frequency drive (VFD) to control a unique pumping system. Living in the...
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Let Automation Come to You
In today’s modern, fast-paced business environment it is becoming ever more challenging for engineers to spare the precious time needed to visit trade shows. With more and more business being...
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Addressing Environmental Challenges in Automation
Modern machines demand modern solutions. Our goal is to keep one step ahead of the rapidly changing demands of our customer by introducing innovative and technically advanced products and solutions...
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Sindex 2014 Showcases Innovative Products and Systems for Automation
What better place to showcase the latest innovations in automation - motion and control - but the Swiss technology trade show, SINDEX – opening its doors from September 2 to 4, 2014 in...
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How to Protect Customer Investment with Automation
It makes sense to use standard products for controlling the majority of automation functions, but increasingly it’s being recognised that by customising “critical” elements of a system, OEM’s can...
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