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Effect of Voltage Variation on Induction Motor Characteristics

What is voltage variation? Voltage variation is the deviation of voltage from the rated voltage; NE...

The Difference Between AC and DC Motors

When choosing a motor for your application, you will come across two different types: AC and DC mot...

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What is a VFD, and How Does it Work?

If you've been around AC electric motors for a while, you've probably heard about Variable Frequency...

DC Motor RPM vs Voltage

Though the AC induction motor is increasing in popularity, many industries still use DC motors. They...

VFD Regeneration Explained

At its most basic, an electric motor is essentially an energy conversion device. It takes power from...

How to Size a VFD for a 3-Phase Motor

With hundreds of electric motor and motor control options on the market, it can be hard to decipher ...

What Types of Motors Can Be Used with VFDs?

While the AC induction motor was a marvellous invention that forever changed the way we do work, the...

Wiring a Pressure Transducer to a VFD

In some applications, a simple on/off switch just doesn't quite cut it. You'll find machinery that o...

Running a DC Motor with a Solar Panel

The purchase price of your electric motor only accounts for a small percentage of the total lifetime...