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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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Variable Speed Drives

Variable Speed Drive Applications

Probably the first question that should be asked is what type of application you are considering for a VSD. There

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Variable Speed Drives

What is A PWM Inverter?

Voltage source PWM inverter drives are the most common type of low voltage inverter drives that are currently in use. The

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Motors

Will it be illegal to buy EEF1, EEF2 or EEF 3 motors once the EU MEPS legislation commences?

The EU MEPS (European Minimum Energy Performance Standard) scheme sets mandatory minimum efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the

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Why Quantum Controls?

Quantum Controls are the UK’s leading supplier of Variable Speed Drives, Electric Motors & Support Services. During 2018 we formed new Service Partnerships with major Drive Suppliers in the UK and are the Official Drives Service Partner for Schneider, Danfoss, Vacon, Mitsubishi and Control Techniques Nidec, and have engineers fully trained on Siemens Drives.

We’re also proud to be the winner of the prestigious Corporate Excellence ‘Drives and Motor Supplier of the Year’ award for the last four years in a row.