Energy saving incentives for retrofitting VSDs

Installers of new plant and equipment, can be confident that it is energy efficient. The UK Government encourages the use of energy efficient equipment through tax and investment subsidies. The Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund provides more guidance on these programmes, including when retrofitting VSDs and other energy saving equipment.   Retrofitting VSDs There are […]

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ABB motor and drive deliver astonishing turnaround in machine performance

    Installing an ABB motor and drive to an ageing blow moulding machine has provided an astonishing turnaround in performance and savings. These included a 30% increase in usable product and a 60 % fall in energy costs for the machine. PrimePac Limited in Northern Ireland, specialises in continuous extrusion blow moulding. It manufactures […]

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ABB ACS 580 improving productivity of old machines

  ABB ACS 580 improving productivity of old machine Retrofitting two twenty-year-old production machines with ABB variable speed drives (VSDs) and motors improved productivity and efficiency by reducing stoppages. In addition it enhanced the quality control of the finished product.   Samuel Taylor produces precision metallic components for the aerospace and automotive industries at its […]

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