Motors, Drives & Controls

Increasing motor life and reducing EMI whilst increasing ROI

Business purchasing decisions are increasingly being made in a vicious cycle of short-termism, even under circumstances where a long term strategy may yield higher return on investment (ROI). At a time when austerity measures are leading businesses to cut costs, Tim Cooke, business development…

🕘 15/07/2014

Keeping the World Cup cool

The global company Danfoss has supplied products for several of the FIFA World Cup facilities in Brazil. Common to all installations is that Danfoss is helping to keep players and guests cool and comfortable - while saving energy. In the World Cup sports arenas, Danfoss technology - such as…

🕘 09/07/2014

Aseptic drives keep food production areas clean and efficient

Food manufacturers need to ensure that the cleanliness of their production lines is maintained to the highest standard to avoid contamination of product. When a European fruit processor needed to improve its glass jar filling line it was keen to specify equipment which would meet its strict hygiene…

🕘 18/06/2014

Total flexibility for plant design

Modern manufacturing regimes need higher efficiency, more flexibility and greater reliability in their drive systems than ever before – all necessary to reduce manufacturing costs and lower energy consumption. To meet this need, Danfoss has developed the VLT FlexConcept, an integrated…

🕘 11/06/2014

New VLT FlexConcept conveyor solution

Video: Danfoss Drives exhibited at the Drives and Controls Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham in April 2014. The Process Industry Forum team had the opportunity to interview Dean Russell, Danfoss area sales manager, about the various inverter drives and systems that were on display during the…

🕘 10/06/2014

Perfect indoor climate in world’s largest skyscraper

The Lotte World Tower in Korea might not be the highest skyscraper in the world, but it is definitely the largest measured in volume. And size matters when it comes to skyscrapers. Barb Park and his PE sales team in Danfoss South Korea got the order for the first phase of the Lotte World Tower by…

🕘 09/06/2014

VLT drives control any type of motor

VIDEO: Tobias Dietz, sales director Danfoss Germany, explained at the recent Hannover Messe 2014 how Danfoss is a “motor independent” drives manufacturer. He goes on to explain that Danfoss VLT Drives are able to drive any type of motor (permanent magnet or asynchronous) and that…

🕘 06/06/2014

Packaging company’s compressor waste heat helps to warm local college

Greiner Packaging’s production plant in Northern Ireland is helping a neighbouring college cut its £40,000 annual heating bill by donating waste heat from its compressors and its process cooling installation. Dungannon Integrated College, a secondary school with 500 pupils, receives the…

🕘 22/05/2014

Rotork wins valve control contract in project to boost Malaysia’s oil and gas industry

Rotork has received orders for over 700 of its latest IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric valve actuators with Pakscan P3 two-wire digital control systems for the Pengerang Terminal on the south east coast of Malaysia. Situated near to the city of Johor Bahru, the five million cubic metre…

🕘 22/05/2014

Geared motors help keep motorised sign going after 50 years

The Wilhelm-Marx-Haus building, located in Düsseldorf, is known for being one of Europe's first high-rise office buildings. Since 1964 the building has been crowned on all four sides by the word 'Persil' in large, illuminated letters. Due to legal issues surrounding 'product propaganda' in…

🕘 22/05/2014