Energy Saving Drives
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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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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How Variable Speed Drives Become Simpler and More Efficient
You are already interested in variable speed pump drives, which save up to 70 percent energy compared to conventional drive solutions. But you are still hesitant due to their greater complexity. For...
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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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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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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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VFD Cuts Costs on Factory Air Compressor
Using an AC variable frequency drive (VFD) to control a large air compressor in a pump manufacturing plant not only helped the plant save energy, it also resulted in the air compressor running...
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VFD Slashes Airline Energy Use on Flight Simulators
Can a variable frequency drive help an airline slash the use of energy in its flight simulators? When British Airways wanted to cut the energy consumption of its flight simulator cells, an approach it...
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VFD Provides Energy Saving on Hydraulic Power Unit | Case Study
Consider a variable frequency drive (VFD) to provide a quiet, energy-saving operation on a hydraulic power unit (HPU). An HPU can make for an interesting example of a hybrid system that...
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Advantageous Series Hybrid Technology Applications
A variety of practical series hybrid vehicles applications are currently available. Parker has partnered with customers to design light weight, efficient power conversion devices that enhance savings....
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VFD Slashes Wastewater Treatment Plant’s Energy Costs
Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) are used in many applications where motors drive fans and pumps. In one case, a city in South Carolina is using VFDs as a reliable alternative to obsolete technology...
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Series Hybrid Vehicle Electrical Systems
Previously, we discussed the advantages of the series hybrid vehicle architecture over parallel hybrid designs that results in superior fuel savings and reduced emissions. Now we will examine the...
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Series Hybrid Vehicle System Design
Significant reductions in emissions and improved fuel economy have led to a rapid increase in the popularity of hybrid technology in both vehicles and equipment. Advances in power...
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What’s Trending in Industrial Automation?
It might surprise you how quickly the face of industrial automation is changing. Technologies such as more advanced drives, FieldBus-based pneumatic installations and piezo-actuated valves all point...
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Electromechanical Technologies and Key Markets
Electromechanical is the technology of controlling mechanical devices via electricity. Parker electromechanical systems and components improve precision and increase productivity. Electromechanical...
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