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Inverter Drive Systems Ltd

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

Why the Reluctance?

Why the Reluctance?

When it comes to efficiency, if you were to put a synchronous reluctance motor (SynRM) head-to-head against an equivalent induction or permanent magnet motor the former will easily come out on top. Yet, despite this and many other advantages, SynRM remains far from ubiquitous in industry. Dave Hawley, General Manager for Motors & Generators, ABB, explores five myths surrounding the technology. MYTH: SynRMs are only suitable for certain applications SynRMs are compatible with almost any…

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