Entries by Ryan Chamberlin

ABB ACS250 VFD Now Replaced With ABB ACS255 Series

The ABB ACS250 VFD has reached the end of its life cycle. The new ABB ACS255 VFD will now supersede the ABB ACS250 VFD. ABB will no longer build the ACS250, so once ACS250 stock runs out, ABB will fill all ACS250 orders with the ACS255. These changes were announced in January but ABB ACS250 […]

Lenze AC Tech Corporation Announces Product Price Increase

Lenze AC Tech Corporation Announces Product Price Increase: Lenze iscommitted toproducing the most innovative products in the industry. Lenze AC Tech Corporationlatest product offerings of the i500 and the g500 are proving to give our customers a competitive edge in their marketplace with their motion control solutions.Due to lower productionlevels on Lenze phase-out products, Lenze […]

ABB Solar Power Products

ABB solar power products are designed and manufactured by ABB. ABB provides an extensive portfolio of products, systems and solutions along the solar powervalue chain that enable the generation, transmission and distribution of solar power for both on-grid and off-grid applications.Environment friendly energy is one of the biggest global challenges we face today and major […]

ABB Automation Builder

ABB Automation Builder is PLC programming software made by ABB. ABB Automation Builder allows for machine builders and system integrators the ability to automate machines and systems in a cost-effective way. Industrial automation has been around for decades. Many processes have now become so complex that the job of efficiently automating processes has become cost-prohibited […]

Cutler Hammer VFD Repair

Cutler Hammer VFD repair should be taken with extreme caution andonly be performed by trained technicians. Only experts in the electrical field should repair or troubleshoot industrial electrical equipment. Mostdrive controllershave an internal DC bus that retains a charge after power has been cut to the drive, and as a result, the power being cut […]

Lenze USA VFD Drives

Lenze USA is a manufacturer based out of Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Lenze USA is also known as Lenze Americas and AC Tech. Lenze USA manufactures high-performance VFD Drive products used to optimize new and existing machinery. Lenze USA is one of the leading drive and automation specialists in the field of machine engineering. Rapidly changing times […]

ABB Drive Browser Software

ABB Drive Browser is an Ethernet network based drive monitoring and tuning PC tool that supports low voltage machinery, general purpose, and industrial drives throughout their life cycle. ABB Drive Browserhelps users monitor, maintain and set drive parameters on drives connected to an Ethernet network.ABB Drives using an Ethernet adapter can share the same network […]


The three products that make up the ABB ACS880 series are:single drives, multidrives, and drive modules.In this article I will provide a brief product overview for each of the three ACS880 drives.ABB ACS880 VFD products are designed to tackle all motor-driven applications, in all industries, and in allpower ranges. The ABB ACS880 is compatible with […]

VFD Speed Controller

A VFD speed controller is also known as a variable frequency drive, variable speed drive, adjustable frequency drive, VFD or, aninverter.A VFD speed controller is asolid state electric motor control system, designed to control the speed of an electric motor. A VFD speed controller can reduce energy costsup to 50% by speed reduction on electric […]

Compressor Speed Control Products – Repair Or Replace?

A compressor speed control is also known as a VFD, variable frequency drive, adjustable speed drive,or an inverter. To repair the compressor speed control, unique experience and training are needed. Repairing a compressor speed control should be taken with extreme caution. Alwaysconsult an expert in the field when repairing or troubleshooting industrial electrical equipment. Most […]

ABB Variable Speed Drives

ABBvariable speed drives are designed formotor-driven applications in any industry and all power ranges. ABB variable speed drivesare compatible with nearlyall processes, automation systems, users and business requirements. The innovation behind ABB variable speed drives is architecture that simplifies operation, optimizes energy efficiency and helps maximize process output. At the core of ABB variable speeddrives […]