Dimensioning a drive system

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Choosing a variable speed drive (VSD) as part of a drive system requires careful consideration, with respect to the motor, the electrical context, the application, and the operating environment. In this guide, we will help you understand:

  • How load characteristics can influence the performance of your drive system
  • The role of the power supply and its considerations presented for your variable speed drive
  • How to read a motor nameplate and how to use this information to dimension your drive system
  • How to choose the right variable frequency drive based on your application
Dimensioning a drive system