Mitsubishi FR-F700: the energy saving inverter

  Designed for fan and pump applications up to 630kW the Mitsubishi Electric’s F700 variable speed inverter drive offers a wealth of benefits for the user and installer.   The built in energy optimisation software boosts motor efficiency to unprecedented levels and intelligently maximises energy savings during acceleration, deceleration and constant speed operation.  It also […]

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Energy saving inverter drives for fan & pump applications

Quickly estimating the energy savings available by installing variable speed drives to motors is simple as their power consumption is governed by the cube law (see earlier article).   In the example given, a 10% speed reduction saves 27% of the running cost. Energy savings calculators are also available for more complex applications, but flow applications are particularly suited to this type of […]

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Mitsubishi inverters drives reduce operating and servicing costs by €70k

  Variable-speed drive solutions are used in all branches of modern industry. The aha Zweckverband Abfallwirtschaft, Region Hannover in Germany, has also benefited from the many advantages of modern asynchronous three-phase AC motors powered by frequency inverter drives. The installation of FR-F740 frequency inverter drive systems from Mitsubishi Electric has drastically reduced the operating and […]

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Vegetable processing machine improves product quality

Today ready-prepared and chopped vegetables are available from supermarkets. Feltracon supplies the machines that produce these high-quality end products, and specialises in the development of machines for processing fresh vegetables into a finished product. With the use of Mitsubishi Electric inverters, Feltracon machines help end users to expand their production capacity while minimising energy consumption […]

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British Airways saves more than energy with Altivar 61

          British Airways (BA) has incorporated Schneider Electric’s Altivar 61 variable speed drives (VSDs) into the condenser water pump system at its Flight Training facilities at Heathrow Airport. The solution has resulted in a significant energy saving and overcome problems with the system.   In the main boiler house there are […]

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