EMHEATER VSD and Solar Drive Fault Diagnosis

The EMHEATER Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) and Solar Drives include 35 types of warning/protection functions. In case of a fault, the protection function will be triggered, the inverter will stop output, and the faulty relay contact of the inverter will … Continued

Choosing between a VSD and a Soft Starter

VSD vs Soft Starter Soft Starters utilise silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) to perform phase angle control, while Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) use insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) to perform pulse-width-modulation (PWM) control. VSD technology continues to evolve, while Soft Starters are considered … Continued

ESKOM Fact Sheet: Lower your farm’s irrigation costs with Variable Speed Drives

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Using VSDs for Lowering Costs The electric motors that drive pumps on irrigation systems are extremely energy-intensive, making irrigation systems one of the largest consumers of electricity on South African farms. Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) can reduce energy consumption at … Continued

ESKOM Fact Sheet: Reduce the cost of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in commercial buildings with Variable Speed Drives

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Using VSDs for Lowering Costs By virtue of their energy intensiveness, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems account for a large percentage of companies’ energy costs. Continued misuse can dramatically impact on the effectiveness of companies’ energy-saving projects and … Continued

ESKOM Fact Sheet: Reduce motor and pump costs in oil, gas and petrochemical plants with Variable Speed Drives

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Using VSDs for Lowering Costs Many applications in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries rely on motor driven pumps and pumping systems that are energy-intensive. Installing Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) on motor driven equipment can be an effective energy and … Continued

ESKOM Fact Sheet: Reducing energy costs in horticulture with Variable Speed Drives

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Using VSDs for Lowering Costs Because of the growing consciousness of the enormous challenges of feeding the world’s expanding population in future, the concepts “farm to the fork” and “farm for the future” are extremely important. Both concepts place the … Continued

New EM15 Series VSDs and Solar Drives

New EM15 Series VSDs and Solar Drives TCGC is pleased to announce that we will be receiving our first shipment of the new EMHEATER EM15 Series VSDs and Solar Drives (replacing the previous EM12 Series) during November 2020. Below is … Continued

Single-Phase To 3-Phase Converters

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Single-Phase To 3-Phase Converters If you have a 3-Phase motor/device and do not have ready access to 3-Phase power, there are workarounds you can use to get your equipment properly powered. Numerous types of 3-Phase converters are available. These units … Continued

Advantages of using a Variable Speed Drive (VSD)

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Advantages of using a Variable Speed Drive (VSD) A Variable Speed Drive (VSD) is also called a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Adjustable Speed Drive, Adjustable Frequency Drive, AC Drive, Microdrive or Inverter. A VSD is a type of motor controller … Continued

EMHEATER Variable Speed Drive Product Intro Video

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EMHEATER – Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) EMHEATER Variable Speed Drive Product Intro Video… Manufacturers of Variable Speed Drives, Soft Starters, Solar Drives and Servo Drives/Motors. For more information regarding VSDs, please refer to the following related blog posts: What is … Continued

What is a Variable Speed Drive?

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Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) Explained Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) are also known as Adjustable Speed Drives, Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), Adjustable Frequency Drives, Inverter Drives, Microdrives or AC Drives. These drives are an excellent method for controlling motor speed in … Continued

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