AC Variable Speed Drive Basics Part 2

Details: Dec 5th from 9-3pm, lunch provided

Price: $90/ticket.

Description:  This presentation is the second of a two part session on AC drives.  Building upon the material presented in the Drive Basics Part 1 class this session expands into drive installation topics such as cabling recommendations, common drive / motor issues such as surge voltage and shaft bearing currents, common drive faults, and setting up and basic programming of a general purpose AC drive done through a hands on lab.  The programming lab will be done on ABB ACS 355 or 550 drives but knowledge gained will be applicable to any drive manufacturer.

Who should attend:  Anybody looking for an introductory level class to AC drives installation, basic troubleshooting, and programming setup.

Sales, Machine Builders, OEM’s, Maintenance

Requirements to attend:  Knowledge of AC motors and electricity is helpful.  A very basic understanding of AC drive is useful but not necessary.

No prerequisites required.

Length:  Approximately 6 hours.

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Electric Motor Basics

Description:  This presentation is designed to cover the basics of the electric motors to include the history and an overview of electricity.  Motor components, types and specifications are covered as well as nameplate data. Installation issues and basic motor maintenance with failure methods will also be covered.

Who should attend:  Anybody looking for an entry level understanding of what an electric motor is, how it works, and how to care for it.  Sales, Maintenance, Purchasing, Machine Operators.

Requirements to attend:  None, but basic electricity is helpful.


AC Variable Speed Drive Basics Part 1

Description:  This presentation is the first of a two part session on AC drives.  It starts with a short review of what an electric motor is and how it functions. Next comes an explanation on what is a drive and how they are constructed.  From there it goes on to how the drive actually functions to control a motor.  Different types of drive configurations are mentioned and what their purpose is.  Applications and load types are discussed.  The day ends on an introduction to drive issues / problems that may arise when applying a drive.

Who should attend:  Anybody looking for an entry level understanding of what an AC variable speed drive is, how it functions, and when / how it’s applied.  Sales, Maintenance

Requirements to attend:  None, but basic electricity and AC motor knowledge is helpful.


AC Variable Speed Drive Basics Part 2

Description:  This is part two of the drive presentation.  This covers the installation and startup of a drive.  Also covered are the basic programming of the parameters required to get a drive functioning.  Drive troubleshooting is also covered.  There is also a hands on lab in setting up the drive for a basis configuration.

Who should attend:  This is part two for those who want to learn how to install, program, and setup a drive in a basic configuration.  Also those wanting a basic troubleshooting knowledge of drives. Sales, Maintenance

Requirements to attend:  Basic drives and motor knowledge or attend Drive Basic Part 1

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