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Apr
13
2018

The UK’s largest drive repair facility

All equipment requires maintenance or repair at some point. Whether dealing with an unexpected breakdown or replacing worn parts at a scheduled maintenance interval, Quantum provides all levels of repair for all makes of VSD equipment. Recent investment in our brand new test facility is set to provide many additional benefits, allowing us to further …

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Mar
26
2018

Quantum Controls – the fourth Emergency Service?

Obviously, we say this with tongue in cheek! As important as our services are to UK manufacturing, when our engineers are called upon it is not a matter of life or death. The ladies and gents of the police, fire and health services deserve all the recognition they get (and much better salaries in our …

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Mar
02
2018

Snow doesn’t beat Quantum, the right vehicle for the job saves the day!

Earlier this week Quantum Controls took a call from a cable manufacturer who had a DC motor failure within his production line, and the extreme weather conditions meant getting through the snow to site was difficult – but our 4 x 4 vehicles meant our engineers were still mobile. The motor had already failed three …

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Feb
27
2018

‘One Call’ is all it took…

Since the launch of our One Call VSD Contract we have been amazed by its popularity and the number of clients that have deemed this the perfect solution for their business. Our One Call Contract provides 24/7 technical telephone support, 24/7 emergency call out and a guaranteed first visit fix on all manufacturers’ equipment for …

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Jan
16
2018

Quantum Controls enters into new agreement with ABB Drives

After a 25-year partnership as the UK’s leading ABB partner, we have signed a new deal with ABB Drives. Due to the growth of Quantum Controls (QC) nationally, it was mutually decided that QC has outgrown the ABB Drives Authorised Value Provider (AVP) network – a collection of engineering companies appointed to solely supply ABB …

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Aug
09
2017

Quantum Golf Day 2017

Quantum’s annual seminar and golf day took place last month at Rockliffe Hall, Darlington and once again the turn out was brilliant – and the weather a significant improvement on 2016’s event! Our morning seminar covered the new ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for motors, today’s drives and what they can do for your process, and …

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Jun
22
2017

Minimise lost production for your plant with Quantum’s expanding hire fleet of Drives and Motors

Quantum has recently taken delivery of further 800kW and 1.2Mw ABB panels as part of a continued growth strategy throughout 2017, with our hire fleet now made up of: 5kW – 5Mw ABB Drives Voltage supply at 450V, 690V and 3.3Kva IP21, IP54 and IP66 enclosure ratings Hiring a Variable Speed Drive or Motor is …

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Dec
19
2016

Quantum awarded maintenance contract for Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge

Quantum is ‘bridging’ out… Quantum has recently been awarded the maintenance contract for one of only three working transporter bridges left in Britain, Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge (MTB) – and to celebrate our MD recently bungee jumped off it… MTB awarded Quantum Controls the contract to provide 24/7 immediate emergency engineer response and annual maintenance for …

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Jul
06
2016

Quantum Controls Golf Day 2016

Our annual Golf Day took place at Rockliffe Hall, Darlington on Tuesday 28 June and it was a great success. Even the heavy rain did not deter us! We would like to thank everyone who took part in the event and to those involved in organising the day. Big congratulations to the overall winner Alan …

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Jun
01
2016

Energy Saving Specialist of the Month

Recent article published by the Industrial Process News publication: Industrial Process News is incredibly pleased to feature Quantum Controls Limited as its designated Energy Saving Specialist of the Month. The company’s roots date back to 1989 when it was founded as Slater Drive Systems, the soon established foremost UK supplier of ABB drive and motors. …

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