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Drive Basics

What Does a Drive Do, Anyway?

If you’re new to drives, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. Here’s a short introduction.

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IGBT: Automation's Unsung Hero?

You could say the IGBT is the critical element of future technology. But it’s taken many years to get to this point in our journey. Here's the history.

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How Drives And Motors Are Used In HVAC

Energy costs have become a major concern for businesses and building owners alike, energy-efficient and vfd in HVAC applications are in high demand.

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How do mental health discussions help retain staff?

Mental health has never been more prevalent and valued than it is today.

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Cleaning up the environment with Automation 

With the race on to reduce the effects of Global Warming, reaching net zero by 2050 should be at the top of the agenda.

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Evolution In The Industrial Automation Industry

Looking back over 50 years of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) and the machines that transformed industrial automation. 

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Aerial view of tanks at a large wastewater treatment plant
Innovation in the Water Industry

Control Techniques experts discuss the future of water sustainability.

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Drives in The Packaging Industry

The packaging industry is pivotal to the smooth functioning of our society.

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Drives in Flood Defence Systems

The water pump continues to get more effective against flood disasters.

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EU Legislation Introduces Mandatory IE4 Motors to Improve Energy Efficiency

The EU has introduced a comprehensive framework aimed at enhancing the efficiency of electric motors used in industrial processes.

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PLCs for Drives in Industry

Variable speed drives have brought precise and intelligent motion control to industry and applications, co-ordinating power of the PLCs.

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Drives and Machine Safety

People’s safety is dependent on various types of protective measure. Drive-based safety systems are less complicated and time-consuming to install.

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