ABB drives reduce chiller compressor running costs by £6k p.a.

    ABB drives reduce chiller compressor running costs by £6k p.a.     Poole’s Pies of Wigan, in the UK, employs 100 staff and can produce 200,000 meat pies a day, as well as 80,000 other puff pastry products.   Since refrigeration systems typically run 24 hours, most fan and pump applications are potential […]

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ACS550 drive saves UK packaging maker £2800 pa on baling machine

    Changing a baler from a fixed speed compressor motor to variable speed has saved a UK manufacturer £2800 p.a. in energy usage. Smurfit Kappa’s Northampton plant produces packaging such as fruit and vegetable trays, fresh produce boxes and retail-ready packaging. A hydraulic baler is used to compact off-cuts from the company’s cardboard processing […]

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ACS550 from ABB Drives UK reduces plant extraction costs by 50%

    By installing five ACS550 inverter drives from ABB Drives UK, a manufacturer of wooden doors and window frames has halved their ventilation running cost and given a pay-back time of under ten months.   Heron Brothers, based in Northern Ireland, sells its products to public sector bodies, large private building contractors and builders’ […]

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