Episode 1 of the Pumps & Systems podcast features Patrick Hogg of Nidec Motor Corporation. Hogg joins the podcast to discuss how motors run on VFDs and how these two components interact.
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Some discussion points from within the podcast with Hogg:
Why is this a hot topic to cover and why would people be interested?
How a drive affects a motor and how to protect the motor from those effects.
What to consider when installing the components together.
Does the interaction of the components affect efficiency?
Do pump users need to make any changes to their pump before adding a variable speed drive system?
What are some worst-case scenarios for installations?
Each episode of the Pumps & Systems podcast will be on pumpsandsystems.com/podcasts