We are excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for two awards at this years Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.
We’ve just taken delivery of a wide range Indramat parts including a heap of RAC3 spindle drives and DDS2 servos. Keep an eye out for them appearing on the website as we book them into stock over the next few days.
Earlier this week we received an enquiry at around 4:30 pm for a 55kW Altivar 66, these drives are now obsolete which wasn’t good news as the customer was on breakdown with a line stopped. The customer was expecting to have to work through the night to get the line back up and running. As
This week’s repair of the week was a WiesheuElektronik control unit for Havencare Management, a Funeral Directors based in Rawtenstall. These control units are used on each of the company’s Binz hearses to raise and lower a deck in the coffin compartment.
In this video David takes you through his top 10 tips for buying used automation parts. You can also read our tips below:
This week’s repair of the week is a 110kW Siemens Simovert inverter drive we repaired for a compressor service centre based in Derbyshire. A machine of this size is plant critical so time was of the essence. We knew the inverter was coming up F012 overcurrent on power up so we had our engineers stripping
Northern Industrial were recently contacted by international wall covering giant Graham and Brown when a servo drive of theirs had failed. The drive was installed on one of their lines and its failure had crippled production.
This week we attended Control Techiques’ System Integrator meeting to get all the details on the Unidrive M – their latest AC and servo drive family dedicated to manufacturing automation.
Check out the video above for a brief history of Simatic control systems by Siemens. This video shows the beginnings of applications in industrial control systems way back in the 1950s and the direction of development for the future.
In the video we tell you our top 10 Preventative Maintenance tips for inveter drives. We hope these useful tips will help you keep yourac drives, variable speed drives and invertersrunning for longer and avoid unneccessary downtime. Anyone with a basic electrical knowledge can perform these maintenance tips. Any questions please drop us an email.