Altivar 600 improves the pumping driveline

  Altivar 600 improves the pumping driveline.   Most VSDs combine with other electromechanical or mechanical devices to form a driveline. However, in pumping systems, inefficiencies can reduce performance of the driveline.   For example, a mismatch between the pump deployed and the actual system need. Similarly, the improper use of throttling valves and damper […]

Posted in Inverters, Schneider Electric
Tagged in ,
Read more

Lunchtime CPD training in water systems

  ABB has introduced a series of lunchtime CPD training in water systems courses. The certified System Efficiency training courses focus on improving the electrical efficiency of pump systems and save up to 20 percent in energy costs. The Lunch ‘n’ Learn CPD training sessions are part of ABB’s 20+20 vision for improving customer outcomes […]

Posted in ABB Drives, Inverters
Tagged in ,
Read more

Mitsubishi FR-F800 water industry inverters give better control

  Inverter drives in the water industry.   As with most industries, water companies are following legislation that encourages operations to be more efficient. An example of this is sewage waste being used to generate energy. When implemented locally. it reduces the energy input of the process.   Unsurprisingly, inverters or variable speed drives are […]

Posted in Industry, Inverters, Mitsubishi Electric
Tagged in , ,
Read more

Altivar ATV600 booster control offers constant outlet pressure

Booster control is used to maintain a constant pressure at the outlet by automatically varying the speed of the pumps. Altivar Process ATV600 drives allow the pumps to have an optimised consumption of power whilst time providing optimal monitoring features.   Booster Control is used in several pumping processes. A typical application is water and […]

Posted in Applications, Inverters, Schneider Electric
Tagged in ,
Read more

Pumping station software optimises energy and reduces leaks

The modernisation of hardware and software in a large scale water supply system has improved the overall operational effectiveness of the entire operation and delivered a 51% reduction in power consumption. It has also enabled the supplier to reduce outlet pressure, leading to an 8% fall in emergency call-outs.   In 2015, Samara Municipal Systems […]

Posted in HMI, Inverters, Mitsubishi Electric, Programmable controller
Tagged in , ,
Read more