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Are you getting the most out of your VSD?

Author : Marek Lukaszczyk, WEG UK

01 December 2021

It’s one thing opting for energy-saving equipment, but it’s also important to make sure the equipment is properly installed and continually monitored, so that you reap ongoing and maximum energy improvements.

Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG UK, asks the important question: are you getting the most out of your VSDs?

From straightforward motor upgrades to installing soft starters, there’s an abundance of information out there concerning energy efficiency for plants. But one of the most popular improvements is opting for a VSD. VSDs can effectively control rotating equipment, such as fans, compressors and pumps in industrial processes. In fact, according to the European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (CEMEP) a 20 percent reduction in speed could lead to a 50 percent reduction in energy. 

Read the full article in DPA's December issue

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