VFD

  1. How do you inspect a rental VFD?

    How do you inspect a rental VFD?

    Renting a VFD can be a good option for customers looking for a short-term solution to control a motor’s speed and create a softer ramp up. One concern we’ve heard from customers before is knowing...
  2. How to think ahead and save money on your electrical system

    How to think ahead and save money on your electrical system

    High-efficiency energy systems significantly reduce utility bills.   But even the lowest cost electrical systems are major investments. And when they fail, they cause significant downtime and expensive repairs.  That’s why owners need to build reliability...
  3. Medium Voltage VFD Maintenance

    Medium Voltage VFD Maintenance

    What is the first consideration with Medium Voltage VFD Maintenance? Almost every company spends a lot of money and time setting up their safety programs, processes, and safeguards.  However, these same companies will not hesitate...
  4. How to Stop VFDs From Ruining Your Motors

    How to Stop VFDs From Ruining Your Motors

    Common Causes and Solutions for VFD-related Electric Motor Failure Electric motor breakdowns are the source for plenty of business for service companies, but even they would never wish it on a customer. Motor experts would...
  5. VFDs and Harmonics – Why You Should Care

    VFDs and Harmonics – Why You Should Care

    What Problems Can Come With VFDs? Most people that buy and use a variable frequency drive (VFD) are aware of the benefits they offer, such as speed control over their motor application or energy savings...
  6. dV/dt – What Is It and Why Should You Care?

    dV/dt – What Is It and Why Should You Care?

    Problems Caused From VFD Use: Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are helpful in many applications. They can help to control speed and save energy, but they can also present problems. One of the side effects that...
  7. How to Protect VFDs in Long Term Storage

    How to Protect VFDs in Long Term Storage

    Keeping a Spare VFD Many applications that utilize a variable frequency drive (VFD) are critical and can’t afford to have extensive downtime. One option that many opt for is to keep a spare VFD on...
  8. Is Your VFD Covered Under Warranty?

    Is Your VFD Covered Under Warranty?

    The Importance of Warranties When shopping for a low voltage variable frequency drive (VFD) it is important to look at the warranty on each option you consider. You may hope to never need the warranty...
  9. Four Mistakes That Are Killing Your VFD

    Four Mistakes That Are Killing Your VFD

    Are You Killing Your VFD? Not too long ago, I was at a facility that had a variable frequency drive (VFD) mounted on the wall. That VFD had been there for almost 20 years and...
  10. Can a VFD Convert Single-Phase Power to Three-Phase?

    Can a VFD Convert Single-Phase Power to Three-Phase?

    Using VFDs To Convert Single-Phase To Three-Phase One of the most common calls we receive at VFDs.com is asking about phase conversion: Can a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) convert my single-phase power supply to run...

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