Inverter – Energy Saving Tool from Mitsubishi Electric

The the new Energy Savings Estimator program for Mitsubishi Electric variable speed inverter drives estimates electrical energy consumption for fan and pump applications when using an AC motor in combination with an Variable Speed Drive. The software compares the use of an Adjustable Speed Drive against conventional control methods such as outlet dampers, inlet vanes, throttling […]

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Is it an inverter or a VFD?

  Both.  Inverter is a term frequently used to describe a type of ac variable speed drive.  However, inverter is also the term used for a device that converts a supply voltage from dc to ac: a typical inverter application may be to convert 12V dc from a car battery to 240V ac to run […]

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New Omron SX inverter drives. Safe force: smooth flow

  Force and Flow in Harmony For high power drive applications Omron has introduced the SX series inverter drive for ac motors from 90kW up to 1000kW at 500-690V.   A direct torque version is available for control and vector braking of high-torque applications such as cranes, crushers, mills and mixers while a variable torque […]

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