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Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

Another way to go green electrically is to install variable frequency drives, or commonly referred to as VFD’s, where they are applicable.  In a manufacturing facility motors start and stop several if not hundreds of times daily.  Starting a motor requires a great deal of inrush current and torque, which can be harmful to the motor; thereby decreasing the life of the motor.  Conversely, some motors run 24 hours a day and 7 days a week at their full rated frequency or RPM.  Running without pause and at the maximum frequency can be very costly and inefficient.  Installing a VFD can reduce inrush current, correct the load generated power factor, and intelligently throttle back the motor speeds, which make the process more efficient.  Using a VFD to improve process control will result in a more efficient operating system.

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