FREE 3-month NHS Cover to support Hospitals during Coronavirus Crisis

Quantum Controls are now offering free 3-month cover to UK Hospitals to keep them up and running during this difficult time. We are here to keep the hospitals open for all. All Hospitals have Variable Speed Drives installed to help with ventilating clean air and in no other building is indoor air quality so important, …

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COVID-19 Drives & Motors Resilience Plan

To keep your site running through these times, we can work together to identify key risks and implement a resilience plan to cover the next 3 months. We know site visits may not be an available option to you right now so we can create this plan through our Online Conference Call System, GoToMeeting. This …

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COVID-19 Contingency Plan

As you are all aware the Coronavirus is escalating quickly and as a result, you may have questions in relation to Quantum Controls and the level of support we can provide to help your business keep operational through this difficult period. We are implementing a full plan to ensure our business remains fully operational and …

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Do Motors and Drives bought this year still benefit from the governments enhanced capital allowance scheme?

Have you heard of the government backed scheme which lets you replace your old inefficient drives & motors with new environmentally friendly models and be able to claim 100% back in capital allowance? The ACA rate has been decreasing steadily to now, this year 1.4.2020, it will be abolished. If equipment is ordered, bought and …

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Achieving 100% across the board – Achilles Verify B2 Audit

We are very proud to announce we have achieved 100% across the board in our recent audit for our Achilles Verify accreditation at the B2 Level. We have worked extremely hard to achieve this high score and would like to thank all the staff involved in the audit especially our Operations Director, Karen Hall, we …

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Quantum’s Innovative Drive Asset Management System nominated for Water Industry Awards Final

After already winning the prestigious Maintenance & Engineering Excellence award for Process Innovation of the Year, our Drive Asset Management System (DAMS) has been nominated for yet another award. Our unique system has been shortlisted for the Asset Optimisation Initiative of the Year at the Water Industry Awards 2020! This category recognises the ability to …

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Variable Speed Drive Applications

Probably the first question that should be asked is what type of application you are considering for a VSD. There are basically three types: constant torque, variable torque and constant kW applications. It must be pointed out that constant and variable torque loads are the dominate two types of applications. A constant torque load is …

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Sell Your Old Inverters, Soft Starts and Motors to Quantum

At Quantum, we believe that recycling is an important element in helping the environment; instead of disposing of old equipment at a cost, we will purchase it from you. Old, unwanted Soft Starts, drives and motors clogging up storage space can have a drain on your production budget. Selling your ageing and redundant stock is …

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The correct commissioning of VSDs

The main purpose of commissioning VSDs is to ensure that: The AC converter and motor have been correctly installed and meet the wiring and safety standards such as IEC 60364 The power and motor cables are correctly sized, installed and terminated. All power cable shields have been correctly earthed at both ends, to the PE …

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Your Industrial Emergency Service

You will be all too aware of how disastrous it can be when your site suffers a drive breakdown, this affects the bottom line of your business and your engineering department budget and in extreme cases threatens life itself. So, what do you do when this happens to your site? Do you have a trustworthy …

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