All your drive needs taken care of, for less than the price of a cup of coffee a day.

There are over 10,000,000 motors installed in the UK with over 50% of them controlled by variable speed drives, that percentage increase to a staggering 92% on critical drive applications. Today’s modern drives have on average over 1000 different parameters that can bet set by the user to exactly match your process. Modern drives have …

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Quantum wins prestigious ‘Best ABB Drive Service Provider’ from Global 100 of 2018

We are delighted to win this award, our constant drive to always exceed our customers’ expectations in every aspect of our business has led to our growth and success. Winning awards like this is important for our staff and our clients, it enables them to feel assured they are working for and contributing to a …

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Prepare yourself and your machines for the winter conditions!

Cold weather can affect outdoor work in a variety of ways, but the work needs to get done regardless of the elements. Without the right personal protective equipment, working outside in the cold can be uncomfortable or even hazardous. In addition to proper training and safe working conditions, the proper protective equipment can help your …

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What happens when the problem goes beyond the drive application?

Last month we had a callout to a utility customer who had an ABB low harmonic 315kw VSD fail on short circuit failure, this was in the early hours of a Sunday morning and the failure was beyond an onsite repair due to the extent of the damage. So we were on site and installing a hire …

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Why you must use Variable Speed Drives in pumping applications!

Variable speed drives in pumping applications Pumping applications represent a significant opportunity for applying variable speed drives (VSDs) in new, as well as retrofit installations. The majority of pumping applications need to be controlled. It is unlikely that a pump will run continuously at a maximum speed.     Many analyses show that energy consumption is …

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Recruiting Electrical Design Engineers (Control Panels)!

Quantum Controls are looking to recruit an experienced and capable Electrical Design Engineer to carry out all aspects of design and engineering of control panels. This vacancy has arisen due to continued growth and a strong order book with both existing and new clients. We have been established for over 25 years and are the …

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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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Top Safety Tips for Electrical Engineers

Introduction Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. Every year many accidents at work involving electric shock or burns are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Most of the fatal incidents are caused by contact with overhead power lines. Those using or working with electricity may not be …

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Top Ten Tips for getting the right Variable Speed Drive

  Identify the type of application You will need to identify the type of application and likely demand of the drive, it is important to know which type of load is to be controlled, before making any selections. There are essentially three different load types:   Constant torque – This occurs when fixed volumes are …

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Quantum Controls wins prestigious ‘UK Drive Rental Company of the Year’ Award 2018

  “We are delighted to win this prestigious award, working with market leading products makes our work much easier.” says Mark Hodgkinson UK Drive Rental Fleet Manager. Since launching the Rental Department back in 2015, it has been a steady increase for the department. During 2016 we saw our business double in size as we …

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