Pump Control: Variable-speed Drive

Variable-speed drives (VFDs) generally offer the capabilities of contactors and soft starters plus can accept control commands from other controllers or control and vary the speed themselves. This provides additional energy savings and can eliminate the need for other hardware in a system. Various drives are shown and features discussed using application examples.

A quiz is available after the video; a certificate of completion is available after the series.

The video features long-time automation trainer Doug Bell, Interconnecting Automation, and Eaton Corporation’s Tom Neuberger, product manager for variable frequency drives and soft starters. Sponsored by Eaton Corporation; produced by CFE Media publications, Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer, to be noncommercial and educational. Runtime is approximately 8:15 minutes.

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