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6 Things to Consider When Adding a VFD to Your System

12/10/2019

Have you been thinking about adding a variable frequency drive (VFD) to an electric motor in your plant? VFD's are great controls that allows you to change the speed of the machine at the push of a button or you can program it into your automation platform. 

Before adding a Variable Frequency Drive to an electric motor in your plant, take a look at these 6 factors and see if its the right for for you:

Do You Know What Motors Are In Your Plant?

10/17/2019

Don’t you love when a motor fails on you in your plant and come to find out you didn’t even know that motor was there or even worse there is no spare?  Now you have unwanted downtime, rush repair costs/rushing in a new motor, rigging cost and an unwanted hit to your budget. This then makes you realize there could be another piece of equipment in your facility that you don’t know about, that is vital in your process.

On-site vs. Off-site Electric Motor Repair: 4 Factors to Consider

11/15/2017

A dilemma every industrial facility comes to time and time again. An electric motor in your facility has an issue, it could be a vibration issue, bearing issue, or a variety of other items. Now is decision time... should you remove that motor from service and send it out to a motor repair shop or should you ask the motor repair shop to come to you and service the motor right where it sits?

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