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'Hands-on' training with EDC

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


At EDC we believe ‘hands-on’ training is the best way to teach your engineers. That’s why OUR engineers built a bespoke demonstration / training panel. Designed by Steven Quinn and our engineering team, the panel houses three ABB ACQ580 drives and an ABB HMI interface.This interface provides a system overview... [Details]


ABB WINS PRESTIGEOUS TRAINING AWARD

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


Well done to ABB this month for being crowned winners of the Motion Control Industry (MCI) award for 'Contribution to Skills and Training' for their top-of-the-range VSD and motor training. All ABB Authorized value providers (AVPs) receive extensive on-going training from ABB, so when your engineers train with an AVP... [Details]


FREE BREAKFAST BRIEFING!

Posted May 22, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Join EDC and ABB on 25th June 2019 for our breakfast seminar on 'Smart Technology and Saving Energy in Process Plants' in Falkirk. If you work in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry you can't afford to miss it! The briefing will cover two key industry topics faced by companies:1) Energy... [Details]


ABB HIRE DRIVES - HIRE THE BEST

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


At EDC we only hire the best. And we only hire ABB. Scrupulously maintained by ABB-trained engineers (so you know they’re ready to plug & play) our vast range of ABB hire drives (we stock up to 500kW) can be shipped same day to your site, where they can also... [Details]


How to commission an ABB ACQ580 water drive, creating an intelligent pumping system.

Posted April 30, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Think you need a PLC? Think again. EDC commissioning enginner, Steven Quinn, demonstrates how you can commission four ABB ACQ590 variable speed drives, digitally linking four separate inverters to form one intelligent pumping system. PLCs need not RSVP.... See more on the ABB ACQ580 range of inverters. Perfect for the... [Details]


EDC wins ABB energy appraisal competition

Posted April 26, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


Watch your kilowatts crumble with an energy survey by the award-winning EDC group! EDC has just been announced as the winner of ABB’s AVP ‘Energy Appraisal Competition 2018’. Last year EDC estimated customers who undertook an energy survey could have saved £1,664,079 (annual savings) 26,362,937 (energy saved in kWh) and... [Details]


Service engineer's ode

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


David's Diary: The call came in on a rainswept day,could we attend a breakdown  - straightaway!All machines were down, production lost,no telling what would be the cost.Our man set out, suitcase in hand,prepared to traverse throughout the land,to find, identify and repair,whatever drive he might find there.On his arrival, warmly... [Details]


Hire drives from EDC north east

Posted April 01, 2019 For more updates why not follow us on Linkedin?


The strength of the ABB brand, the knowledge and expertise of the EDC North East engineers. Hire drives up to 500kW can be sited, installed and commissioned on a same day service (with cables as required). Our ABB trained (and trusted) engineers can assist with your hire drive selection, choosing... [Details]


EDC drive care service contracts: the benefits of signing up.

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


This panel was brought back to EDC during a routine visit to a customer with a Drivecare service contract. It’s not what they were intended for, but our engineers were asked to look at the panel while servicing the ABB drives.In need of a significant overhaul, the panel was brought... [Details]


EDC - your roadside emergency service

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


Ad-VAN-tage EDC! During an emergency breakdown, two of our VSD engineers changed over IGBTs in the back of one of our fully-fitted mobile workshops (our company vans!). Due to environmental conditions and the equipment required, it was easier - and faster - to conduct the work in our van, rather... [Details]