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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
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
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
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
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
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
Power failure: What does a drive do when power dips?
Public electricity supplies are generally reliable, but they do suffer disturbances. Obviously a total loss of supply results in all
What is maximum length of cable run allowed between variable speed drives and motors?
Long cables between the motor and the drive should generally be avoided, but sometimes lengthy cable runs are unavoidable. When
Where can I compare IE2 vs IE3 motor running costs?
The below table will provide you with everything your need to compare IE2 motors versus IE3 pole Kw IE2 Efficiency
When to use a Soft Start versus a Variable Speed Drive
A soft starter is, as you would expect, a device which ensures a soft starting of a motor. A Soft Start
Four-core cables – Why these should be avoided in drive installations?
Many installers prefer using four-core cable, as this is the traditional way for many installations and also because it provides
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.