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How to dimension drives for performance and reliability?

When selecting a variable speed drive (VSD), it’s important to take the time to dimension it correctly.
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A tail with a twist

Plastic container manufacturer PrimePac Ltd gained 60% energy savings and 30% production improvement when they replaced a 23 year old blow molding machine.

5 things to consider when selecting a mooring winch motor and drive

Selecting the most suitable motor and drive combination for a mooring winch can prove to be tricky. Here's my checklist to help you in the process.

5 tips to reduce energy consumption of fans

Did you know that factories, hospitals, schools and other buildings are full of fans that contribute a significant portion to the electricity bill?

ABB reaches 99.05% efficiency, the highest ever recorded for a synchronous motor

Pioneering technology leader ABB sets world record efficiency for synchronous motor.

Reducing the risk of dust explosions in the food industry

Dust explosions are a known and preventable danger. Installing certified dust ignition proof motors helps to mitigate the risks.

Evolving protection concepts for motors – Non-sparking becomes part of increased safety

If you use motors for explosive atmospheres, you may have heard about standard changes covering the non-sparking and increased safety protection concepts.

ABB Ability: digitalization in distribution

Balancing renewables and distributed energy resources with traditional sources such as coal, hydro, natural gas, and nuclear

Pre-engineering and online tools reduce delivery times for high voltage motors

Even in the world of high voltage motors, a highly customized motor is not always needed. When is a pre-engineered general purpose motor the best option?
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