We are hiring! Financial Controller vacancy available!

Quantum Controls are the largest supplier of variable speed drives, motors and associated services in the UK. We are currently in a period of sustained growth and now have premises in Prudhoe, Thetford, Glasgow and a manufacturing facility in Birtley. We have an exciting opportunity within our finance team for someone who is enthusiastic, driven …

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Excellent Sales Engineer Wanted Now!

Could you be the next great Sales Engineer we are seeking to cover the South West/Midlands area? Quantum Controls, the ‘UK’s Drives and Motor Supplier of the Year’ Winner for the last three years have been the UK’s largest Independent Supplier of Variable Speed Drives and support Services since 1994. Our rapidly growing business is …

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Excellent Drive Service Engineers Wanted!

Could you be the next great service engineer we are seeking to work full time repairing, servicing and installing variable speed drives in South East Area of England? Quantum Controls have been the UK’s largest Independent Supplier of Variable Speed Drive Services since 1994 and we are looking to offer excellent electrical engineers a full-time …

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Did you know that 16% of motor failures are due to external factors?

Here are the reasons why: 1. Motor operating temperature The industry standard for LV motor insulation systems is class F, with a limit on temperature rise of class B. Other insulation systems offering higher levels of protection are available. Tips: Ensure that the cooling systems of the motor are suitably maintained. Broken fans, clogged vents …

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What is Overall Equipment Effectiveness and how to calculate it?

The Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measures the manufacturing productivity by indicating the degree to which a manufacturing plant is truly productive. It can be used to monitor the efficiency of the manufacturing processes and help to identify areas for improvement. This metric allows the identification of losses, benchmarking progress and improving the productivity of the …

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Control Techniques Appoints Quantum Controls as Service Partner for UK Service, Maintenance and Repairs

Control Techniques, part of the Nidec group of companies, today announces it has appointed a dedicated drives business, Quantum Controls Ltd., as a key partner to support its UK customer base. Quantum is an accredited repairer of Control Techniques drives and under the agreement Quantum will offer a service, maintenance and repair contract for all …

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Did you know that 16% of motor breakdowns are caused by a stator winding failure?

Here are the reasons why: 1. Over Heating The cooler the motor operates, the longer its expected life… A 10°C reduction in operating temperature typically doubles the motors lifetime. Excessive starts are a major cause of over-heating. During a non-VSD start-up a motor typically sees between 6 to 8 times its rated current. This increases …

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Introducing the New Commander Series

Control Techniques, part of the Nidec group of companies, has announced the return of its Commander family of drives. The Commander series are simple and compact AC motor speed controllers that meet advanced requirements in a wide range of applications. Their small footprint – among the smallest in their class – makes them ideal for …

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UK’s Leading Variable Speed Drive Repair

Our DriveCare Repair Services can offer: Repair available for all makes of Variable Speed Drives 12 month warranty included for all repaired drives Speedy turn-around – within 24 hours if needed Not just repaired – fully restored Load tested – certificates issued Fully qualified drive engineers carrying out repairs Installation and commissioning service available An …

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Introducing Innovative New Features in Drives – Danfoss VLT Aqua Drive

Most modern drives have features incorporated as standard that can provide huge benefits to the user. In this new monthly feature from Quantum Controls, the UK’s leading independent supplier of Drives Services, we introduce to you the very best features from all major manufacturers. The VLT® AQUA Drive is designed to provide the highest level …

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Introducing Innovative New Features in Drives – Schneider Electric

Most modern drives have features incorporated as standard that can provide huge benefits to the user. In this new monthly feature from Quantum Controls, the UK’s leading independent supplier of Drives Services, we introduce to you the very best features from all major manufacturers. Schneider VSD’s now measure energy consumption, efficiency and performance and can …

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