Saving Energy & Lowering Operating Costs with AC Drives

  • November 10, 2014
  • PanelShop.com
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The first electrical AC motor was designed in 1899 to convert electric energy into mechanical energy by electromagnetic induction. Electrical motors are characterized by fixed speed and fixed torque, which is not suitable for all processes. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), industries consume about 42% of all electricity generated, and motor-driven applications account for 70% of that. More than 90% of industrial motors cannot adjust their power consumption, with many running at full speed regardless of the actual output it needs.

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