Category: News & Events

Training Courses designed for Apprentices!

All engineers need regular training, including your apprentices. Most drives that find their way onto end user plants are not set up correctly for the particular applications. To ensure you are getting the best out of the installed base and ensure their own personal development, engineers need to keep in touch with their drive supplier …

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Strong 2019 Performance leads to Further Expansion for Quantum Controls

41% increase in Variable Speed Service Contract Partnerships throughout the UK in 2019 has led to 200+ current Service Contracts and over 20,000 Variable Speed Drives covered under contract by 3 year running Winner of the prestigious “UK Drives and Motor Supplier of Year” award, Quantum Controls. This continued growth of new VSD Contract Partnerships …

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Knowledge is Power

How far is the sun from the earth? It’s a question that intrigued early astronomers. Nobody could get the calculations right but in the 18th century it was realised that Venus passes directly between the sun and the earth every few years. If several observations of the transit where made from different continents simple trigonometry …

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“A great service, Quantum did something our previous Drive Suppliers couldn’t.”

-Richard Friend, Anglian Water Quantum Controls were contacted by a one of our Water Framework customers to help them with an issue that had been going on for over a year, after they had been passed from pillar to pillar. They had replaced some old ACS600 drives with new ACQ580s, using another ‘drive’ company to …

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Commander Drives: Now With Free Five-Year Warranty

Control Techniques has launched a free, five-year warranty for its Commander range of general-purpose drives. Anyone who purchases a drive from the Commander range will now be able to register to extend the products’ warranty from two years to five, at no extra cost. The new offer relates to the Commander C200 and C300 – …

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Wireless Remote VSD Control from 5 Kilometres away.

Background Part of the process on a large construction scheme in Central London involved the requirement of the speed control of pumps pumping bentonite into a hopper, this was critical as the mixture and flow of the media would determine the correct mix of the solution that was to be injected into the ground during …

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Schneider Electric announces Quantum Controls as System Integrator Partner.

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced Quantum Controls as a certified service and system Integrator partner, as well as an authorised Altivar Process Modular (APM) panel builder in the UK. The partnership combines Schneider Electric’s market leading Altivar range of Variable Speed Drives (VSD) with Quantum Control’s …

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It’s all about family.

In almost every company there are families working together, could be cousins, sister and brother or even husband and wife, there may even be multiple families! At Quantum we have the extraordinary 4 lots of Father and Son; Ian and Tom Lippeatt, John and Brandon Smith, Gary and Michael Soulsby, Kevin and Luke Brown. Gary …

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Quantum Controls Rental Services helps keep UK water shortage under control.

We have recently helped Water Companies around the UK with re-commissioning in-active boreholes. The UK Water companies installed and commissioned many boreholes during the last period of sustained drought like conditions, some dating back to the mid 1970’s. However as most of the borehole stations have been mothballed for many years, their control and starter …

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How the Whaley Bridge disaster was prevented…

In August there was a recorded 94mm of rain that fell across the UK in the first couple of weeks, 5% higher than the average for the entire month! The concrete slabs on the overflow spillway that keep the water contained had become dislodged from the sheer amount of water. The Environment Agency issues a …

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