Gambica updates VSD Best Practice Guide for pumping applications

    Gambica updates VSD Best Practice Guide for pumping applications.   Pump systems are often operated inefficiently. The reasons will vary from process to process and application to application, but the constant outcome is the cost to industry through wasted energy, which runs into millions of pounds per year, and the cost to the […]

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How selecting the right drive brings long-term benefits

ABB has produced a technical guide to help users select the correct micro drive from the ACS 55, ACS150, ACS355 and ACS 310 Series.  Correctly selected and tuned motor control works better in applications and ensures correct operation in abnormal situations.   There might be different external and internal conditions that need to be considered […]

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How do I convince top managers to start a Lean programme?

Manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has launched a free new video designed to help innovative staff and managers sell the concept of Lean to their senior management team.   World-class technique Lean is a world-class technique, already used extensively by industry heavy-weights, that transforms businesses through a process of continuous improvement that cuts out waste and encourages […]

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2015 revisions clarify functional safety standard ISO 13849-1

According to test and certification provider TÜV SÜD United Kingdom’s Stewart Robinson, the ISO is making some revisions to ISO 13849-1 to help clarify the functional safety requirements.   The changes have been published as a “Final Draft Amendment”, meaning that there will be no further editorial or technical changes, with the publication of the […]

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New cabling accessories simplify ABB drive installation

  New cable mounting accessories simplify ABB inverter drive installation   ABB Low Voltage Drives have introduced a new range of cabling accessories for their low voltage variable speed drives to make mounting and installation of the drives more convenient and cost-effective.    Wall mounting up to 250 kW It means wall mounted drives are […]

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