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Don't have a vsd meltdown

Posted October 17, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


You just call out our name, and you know wherever you are, we’ll come running, to see you again... Having a maintenance contract for your variable speed drives could literally save you from having a meltdown. Our engineers noticed this issue during a routine service visit, preventing it from becoming... [Details]


Food & beverage motors on the red carpet

Posted October 16, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


A study on scarlet. On the equivalent of the red carpet is one of the new ABB low voltage IEC food and beverage stainless steel motors. Peerless in food production areas, from canning kumquats to brewing beer. And you don’t have to be Sherlock to deduce that the design is... [Details]


We can rebuild it: we have the technology

Posted October 11, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Pictured is David Kerr, our Technical Director working side by side with one of our apprentices. Our engineering team has worked hard redesigning an MCC compartment for use with ABB ACS880 variable speed drives and M3GP abb motors. Our workshop is currently halfway through the overhaul. Part of an upgrade... [Details]


ABB'S ACQ580-31 ULTRA LOW HARMONIC DRIVE

Posted October 08, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


It’s not a soprano, contralto, tenor, or even a bass: it’s a harmonisation of them all. ABB’s ACQ580-31 ultra-low harmonic drive is a symphony of compatibility, energy saving and distortion reduction. Developed specifically for pumping applications in the water and wastewater industry, the new ULH drive has harmonic mitigation built-in.... [Details]


You're in safe hands with EDC North East

Posted September 27, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


You’re in safe hands with EDC NE, the approved ABB drive value provider for north east England. “One of the most credible assessment standards in the country”. The Safe contractor certificate now hangs proudly in the offices of EDC North East, another accolade for our awesome staff! Well done everyone... [Details]


Cool, smooth running: avoiding transients

Posted September 13, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


To drive or not to drive? That is the question: whether it’s smarter to suffer pressure transients, or to install ABB ACQ580 drives with PID control, and, by their utilisation, maintain system pressure, avoid pump switching transients and stop the over pressuring of your system. An EDC built panel comprising... [Details]


EDC: the best technical advice - always

Posted September 06, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Sometimes staff need to be told just how well they've done. And this was very eloquently put by a caller to EDC... "I recently went up in my loft to read the meter on my Solar PV system, only to discover it registered only about 150 since early July. In a... [Details]


find your local ABB hire drive provider

Posted September 05, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Portable, powerful and plentiful : EDC North East ABB hire drives. This ACQ580 drive is part of the fleet of ABB hire drives, common to ABB drive value providers. Often our engineers can fix drive breakdowns on site, using our bespoke ABB service suitcases cases, but there are times when... [Details]


EDC NORTH EAST EXPANDS

Posted August 28, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


EDC North East welcomed another variable speed drive engineer on board this week. Rory Floyd, who has a  Sports & Exercise Science Degree from Northumbria University, as well as an Electrical Engineering HNC, served an apprenticeship at Houghton International  before moving on to ‘hands-on’ experience at Northumbrian Water. Commenting on... [Details]


EDC scores 100% in Audit

Posted August 19, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Because in business, percentages matter. Within a week EDC underwent both our Achilles and our LRQA audits. It was a lot to undertake, but then, as an ABB drive Value Provider we’re used to be audited to the highest standards. HUGE thanks to our inimitable Quality Manager, Alison Leith. A... [Details]