Difference between AC and DC Drives

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 28, 2020 3:55:16 PM


Understanding the distinction between AC and DC drives and their roles in the regulation of speed and power in electric motors can be critical to helping your business. Simply put, a drive is a device that is used to control the speed of an electric motor by altering the frequency of the electrical supply to the motor. AC and DC drives perform this action in markedly different ways and to differing effects. Below, we’ll discuss the distinctions between the two types of drives and help you determine which drive - whether AC or DC - would be best suited for your application.

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Topics: DC Drives, AC Drives, Drives

Lenze Washdown AC Drive Product Overview

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 19, 2017 8:37:31 AM

The Lenze SMV Inverter Drive is comprehensive solution for all motor applications, allowing the user to finely auto-tune and gain a fast, dynamic torque response along with low-speed operation, all in a physically compact package. The range is specially designed for motor-related applications where timely control of speed and torque are a mandatory requirement for proper operation such as conveyors, food production lines, pump systems, etc.

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Topics: AC Drives, Industry News

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