Is it cost effective replacing functioning VSDs?

How cost effective is replacing functioning VSDs?   ABB advises replacing functioning VSDs, even if they have not failed, depending on the circumstances. But then, they would say that wouldn’t they, as they get to sell another drive. Their arguments are sound, and suggest an old drive could be costing money unnecessarily, compared to more […]

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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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