The largest potential for electric motor energy savings lies in system- and process-level optimization
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Energy management and energy efficiency are key elements of the desired objective, and automation professionals can do their part by acting not only on the numerator (work required) but also on the denominator (energy supplied or inputs), says Ian Verhappen.
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Posted: Feb 02, 2017
One area where innovation continues to make great strides is in variable frequency drives (VFDs), also known as adjustable speed drives or variable speed drives. A VFD is a device that regulates motor speed by controlling the frequency and voltage of the p