Motors, Drives & Controls

Making bakery production future-ready thanks to data transparency

At this year’s trade press days in Karlsruhe, Mitsubishi Electric switched the focus to the bakery industry with its presentation “Increasing Productivity through Automation Technology in the Food Industry”. Stefan Knauf, corporate account manager, food and beverage, CPG, at…

🕘 19/05/2014

Forward thinking delivered by the MLX series

As the solar industry matures, there needs to be a solution for commercial and utility power plants that both addresses the fierce cost challenges in the PV market and which is global and easily adaptable to regional needs. The MLX series from Danfoss combines the advantages of a decentralised…

🕘 09/05/2014

Turkish ICCI conference and exhibition sees success for Danfoss

Last week Danfoss Solar Inverters and sales partner Zenit participated in this year’s ICCI in Istanbul, a conference and exhibition show targeting the Middle East. The experiences and know how gained by Turkish companies are seen as a benchmark for the entire region. The three days showed the…

🕘 06/05/2014

Norfolk village hall chooses green energy heat pump

Local residents living in the village of Thornham near Hunstanton in Norfolk are reaping the benefits of renewable energy from a Danfoss ground source heat pump for their exciting new Village Hall. Thornham Village Hall has been completely rebuilt, thanks to lottery funding, as a community venue…

🕘 06/05/2014

The potential savings from variable speed drives could be huge

VIDEO: Ole Møller Jensen, president of Danfoss Power Electronics, explains the huge potential for energy and cost savings that can be realized by implementing Variable Speed Drive technology and how Danfoss Drives can provide a solution that optimises the performance of your system. Ole…

🕘 01/05/2014

Demonstration of the possible savings offered by the Energy Box from Danfoss

VIDEO: The Energy Box software from Danfoss Drives is a tool used to calculate energy savings, cost savings and pay-back times following installation of a VLT Variable Speed Drive. Although it is possible to base your calculations on default load profiles, the VLT Energy Box software also allows…

🕘 30/04/2014

Danfoss VLT attracts visitors at Drives and Controls exhibition

The working conveyor that Danfoss Drives had on display at the recent Drives and Controls exhibition generated a lot of interest, giving visitors to the stand the opportunity to see the VLT OneGearDrive and the VLT Decentral Drive FCD302 in action. Combined with the VLT AutomationDrive, these…

🕘 29/04/2014

Mechanical optimisation offers potential savings to drivetrain solutions

While motor efficiency and speed control currently enjoy the majority of media coverage, the fact is that mechanical optimisation accounts for the majority of potential savings in most existing drivetrain solutions. In fact, the opportunities are so vast that Bauer has split it into two further…

🕘 24/04/2014

Are inverter rated motors essential?

There are documented cases of motors that have given 20 or 30 years’ service only to fail within hours of being fitted with a variable speed drive which was meant to save energy and protect the motor from high load on start-up. It’s a fairly unusual occurrence, but production engineers…

🕘 31/10/2013

Aiming for a quieter flight

British Airways (BA) pilots are benefiting from a quieter flight simulator environment following the installation of ABB drives in an Air Handling Unit (AHU) at the their Flight Training Centre near London’s Heathrow Airport. The AHU is used to cool the flight deck and instruments on one of…

🕘 10/09/2013