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Turndown Ratio in AC Motor Speed Control

The ability to slow down the speed of the motor is needed in some operations. However, if a motor ru...

VFD Maximum And Minimum Speeds

A VFD enables fine control of AC induction motor speed, creating opportunities for increased effici...

Selecting the Right Controls for Your Electric Motor

Whether you’ve already purchased an electric motor or are still in the planning stage, famili...

AC and DC Motor Speed Control

Choosing a speed controller is an important part of building an electric motor drive application an...

7 Considerations when Choosing a Speed Controller (VFD) for Your Electric Motor

Choosing the right speed controller will extend your motor's lifetime and maximize efficiency in al...

Benefits of Soft Starters vs. VFDs for Electric Motors

We want longevity in our motor applications to avoid expensive maintenance costs, productivity loss...

Preventing VFD-Induced Bearing Damage in Electric Motors

Electric motors fitted with Variable Frequency Drives are at risk of bearing damage due to a build-...

Troubleshooting a Failed VFD

Variable Frequency Drives, or VFDs, enable precise speed control of AC induction motors in a wide ra...

What to Consider When Pairing Your AC Induction Motor with a VFD*

When pairing your AC induction motor with a variable frequency drive (VFD), there are a few consider...