Danfoss seminars centre on maximising VFD performance

02 what is a variable frequency driveA VFD is a type of motor controller that drives an electric motor by varying the frequency and voltage of its power supply. (Image source: Danfoss)Danfoss, provider in drives technologies and digital solutions, shed light on key considerations for maximising variable drive frequency (VFD) performance, achieving greater energy efficiency, minimising costs and achieving the highest return on investment

Gregers Geilager, head of next generation platform, Danfoss, led the session on harmonics mitigation, which centred on effective methods of reducing harmonic distortion to maximise potential energy savings, during the seminars conducted on the challenges and trends in VFDs on 9-10 October in Riyadh and Dubai, respectively.

He also headed the closing session, which zeroed in on key factors, standards and processes involved in specifying the appropriate VFDs for various applications and systems.

Niko Honkonen, product manager for Vacon 100, Danfoss, conducted the second session, which focussed on the current trends in the business as regards efficient energy consumption and on global efficiency standards.

Speaking on the sidelines of the successfully concluded seminars, John Conboy, director of sales, marketing and services for drives,  Danfoss Middle East and North Africa said, “We have always been a trailblazer in the drives sector. As such, the onus is upon us to recognise and address not only key technical issues but also larger concerns affecting our world today, such as energy efficiency and cost mitigation. This year, we are celebrating Danfoss’ 50th year in the drives business. This milestone was made possible by the commitment and dedication of our professionals around the world, and by the trust, support and collaboration from our partners and customers. The active participation and the warm acceptance for our products only show that our key stakeholders are as passionate as we are about the future of the technology and of our rapidly changing world."

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