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Drives & motors
Protective cover ensures outdoor VSD operation whatever the weather
ABB introduces a weatherproof solution which protects drives operating in outdoor locations. A weatherproof enclosure is available which allows standard, wall-mounted ABB variable speed drives (VSDs)...
When will the variable speed drive come of age?
David Hughes, managing director for ABB in the UK, reflects on the past, present and future of the ubiquitous variable speed drive as new generation of engineers are increasingly becoming aware of ...
Inverter drive helps speed up the drilling process
With Tool Drives’ modern high-speed drilling units, it takes just 17 seconds to drill 100 holes 6mm in diameter and depth in a coated composite wood panel, with the greatest precision. During this ...
Compact servo drives for demanding positioning applications
Festo has expanded its range of servo drives with the introduction of the CMMT-ST. Complementing the existing CMMT-AS, this new servo drive is equally reliable but much more compact and economical. ...
Hire drives keep water flowing for Anglian Water customers
A pumping station is repaired within hours following a drive breakdown, avoiding 2,000 homes being left without water...
Bauer TorqueControl4.0 converts 130-year old technology into a smart drive
WEG extends its SSW900 soft starters range
The squirrel cage asynchronous motor was invented in 1889. 130 years later it is still one of the most frequently used electric motor designs for standard industrial applications. Bauer’s ...
WEG’s SSW900 series of soft starters previously consisted of four frame sizes A to D, covering output currents from 10 A to 412 A in the voltage range of 220 to 575 V 3-phase AC. Now, the company has ...
Interroll will give UK premier to new DC Platform at IMHX 2019
Conveyor technology expert, Interroll is set to showcase a number of innovations at IMHX 2019, the UK’s largest logistics event, which takes place on 24-27 September at the Birmingham NEC. For ...
New generation of servo drives and motors launched by Control Techniques
Control Techniques, part of the Nidec group of companies, has launched Digitax SF, a new generation of servo drives and motors to complement its existing portfolio. Competitive, compact and easy to ...
InterContinental Hotel deploys ABB technology to cut energy usage by 40 percent
A landmark hotel in Madrid is saving energy and meeting its environmental goals after equipping its heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with ABB drives and high efficiency motors....
Drive belts from Nitta for textile machines
Nitta Industries Europe GmbH presents drive belts for use in textile manufacturing. The flat belts conform to the stringent requirements for textile applications and are particularly noteworthy for ...
ABB launches IEC Food Safe motors designed for easy cleaning and long life
ABB’s new Food Safe stainless steel motors for food and beverage plants can withstand high pressure cleaning, helping to maintain hygiene standards while reducing downtime.
ABB has launched a full ...
ABB drives eliminate burst pipes at Scottish Water pumping station
Replacing direct-on-line starters with ABB variable speed drives eliminates pipe bursts at Scottish Water pumping station. Over £12,000 in maintenance costs is saved per year by eliminating burst ...
ABB launches UK-wide variable speed drives hire fleet
Users of low voltage variable speed drives (VSD) can now keep processes running, test new applications or prove predicted energy savings before purchase, through a leasing program provided by the ABB ...
New video animation reveals the secrets of new compact escalator drives
Invertek helps Canadian marine contamination response team keep fleet efficient
Do you have the UK's oldest working Danfoss drive?
Rulmeca’s smart alternative to conventional geared drives
Thomson introduces hybrid stepper motor/lead screw actuator with anti-rotational guidance built in
OEM standardises using ABB drive to improve boiler range efficiency
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