Eight Most Popular Blog Posts
Drive Modernization Part III 1305 to PowerFlex 525
7/16/2019 - Scott Savage
Part three of a series on drive migration, helping you avoid legacy drive failure which can put your facility at risk. Let’s explore the path to converting a 1305 drive to PowerFlex 525.
VLANs: Why Do I Need Them?
2/7/2019 - Ryan Shenk
A VLAN allows a group of Ethernet devices (subnet) to be physically separated by many Ethernet switches but communicate as if they were all connected to the same physical Ethernet switch.
Basic Rules for Dynamic Braking Resistors
3/10/2020 - Scott Savage
Dynamic braking with VFDs allows for long life without mechanical wear on your braking system. Braking resistors are cost-effective and don't require any downtime maintenance.
6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety
8/13/2019 - Horizon Solutions
It’s OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week and a great time to evaluate your safety program. This post will help you improve workplace safety at your site or facility and keep employees safe and sound.
Drive Modernization Part IV PowerFlex 70 to PowerFlex 525
7/21/2020 - Scott Savage
Is it time to upgrade your PowerFlex 70 to PowerFlex 525? This post will give you the instructions and information you need to modernize your drives.
VFD Series: Motor Cable Length Matters
8/29/2016 - Kevin Beach
How long can my motor cables be when using a VFD? Well, the simple answer is, there really isn’t a simple answer. This post looks at motor cable lengths and how to get the longest length possible.
Inertia Ratio: Avoiding an Inertia Mismatch
5/9/2019 - Chris Williams
In a motion control or servo system, both the motor and load have inertia. The ratio between their inertias impacts system performance. This ratio is often overlooked.
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