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Maintenance

Drive systems in modern times: bearing current

Bearing currents: what are they and why can they be problematic? A few months after starting up, some new drive

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Motors

The 10 Motor Types Every Engineer Should Know

When selecting a motor, it is important to ensure the motor meets the needs of your application.  Here we provide

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Variable Speed Drives

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for Variable Speed Drives to reduce downtime?

Variable speed drives (VSDs) are now more efficient, productive, and easy to use than ever before, but efficiency levels

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Variable Speed Drives

11 Things Engineers Must Know About Drive Delays! 

Recently, you may have noticed long delays in many items being delivered throughout the UK  leading to empty supermarket shelves

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The Super Deduction Scheme 2021

What is the new super-deduction scheme and how does it work? The super-deduction scheme offers ‘a new 130% first-year capital

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Variable Speed Drives

How can I tell the age of a Danfoss VLT Drive from their serial number?

Quantum Controls supply thousands of Danfoss Drives into the UK market every year and are an Official Service Partner for

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Energy Efficiency

Energy Saving with Variable Speed Drives

With the rising costs of energy and growing concern about climate change, any energy-saving solutions in industrial plant and commercial

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Variable Speed Drives

What can a Schneider Drives part number tell you?

Quantum Controls supply thousands of Schneider Drives into the UK market every year and are an Official Drives Partner for

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Variable Speed Drives

How to tell the age of a WEG Drive from its nameplate?

A range of information can be found on a WEG Nameplate, including its manufacturing date to allow you to identify

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Variable Speed Drives

How can I tell the age of Schneider Altivar Process Drives from their serial number?

Quantum Controls supply thousands of Schneider Drives into the UK market every year and are an Official Service Partner for

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Variable Speed Drives

What can a Siemens Drive tell me?

Many customers require information on the installed variable speed drive (VSD) to support their operations once installed and commissioned. Typically

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Motors

How do I classify the temperature limits of an Electric Motor?

BS EN 60034-1 classifies the temperature limits (and rise limits) of insulation materials. It specifies the maximum permissible temperatures that

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Variable Speed Drives

How to select the right Drive Supplier

Not all variable speed drives suppliers are the same. To help you identify the best supplier for your drives, here

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Variable Speed Drives

How does a VSD Pump Cascade System work?

Safe and reliable pump operation for critical cascade pump processes delivers a big jump in performance. Multi-Master support for VLT®

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Variable Speed Drives

How do I tell the age of ABB Drives from their serial number?

Quantum Controls supply thousands of ABB Drives into the UK market every year, all manufactured at ABB’s Drive Factory in

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Contract Features

Will Quantum handle any warranty issues I may have?

The Problem All Drive Manufacturers offer a global product warranty and a standard warranty for 37kW and below drives is

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