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Inverter Drive Systems Ltd

IDS are ABB Inverter specialists. We specify, install, commission, repair, service and hire variable speed drives.

DC Motor Efficiency Explained

DC Motor Efficiency Explained

It is a commonly held view in industry that an AC high efficiency motor and inverter is better in so many ways that an older DC motor and drive. These are the main reasons: Increased efficiency leading to power and cost savings. Reduced maintenance cost – no brushes, carbon, commutators or tachos to worry about. Reduced production downtime to carry out maintenance. AC motors and inverters are standard, off the shelf for quick replacements. Improved power factor…

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