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When the Problem Isn’t the Motor, It Doesn’t Mean It’s the Drive

Jul 11, 2018

Blog post by Scott Sullivan, electrical engineer at Electronic Drives and Controls who specializes in on-site field service of AC drives. Recently, I was called in to troubleshoot a customer’s air handler drive. This particular unit was blowing fuses on its input from the main line. The customer’s in-house electrician correctly determined that something was […]

Film Coating Line Downtime Resolved with EDC’s Successful Drives & Controls Upgrade using Rockwell Automation Products

Jun 26, 2018

Manufacturers across the country are faced with the challenges of costly downtime related toaging equipment with obsolete drives and control systems. At some point, trying to patch and repair outdated systems becomes unrealistic. The good news is that investing in new advanced drive and control system technology can breathe new life into your equipment and […]

Traverse Spool Winder Mechanical and Control System Upgrade Results in 40% Productivity Gain

May 09, 2018

Under the roof of Diehl Metal Applications, The Miller Company markets strips made of innovative copper alloys for Diehl Metal as its partner in the US market. The Miller Company serves the electronics industry and other demanding markets that require the highest quality copper-based alloy strip available. The company was experiencing downtime with its multi-strip […]

Top 4 Reasons to Implement a Control System Preventative Maintenance Program

Mar 22, 2018

What is Preventative Maintenance? Preventative Maintenance (PM) is a program designed to maintain optimal function of your control systems (Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), PLCs, etc.) in real time while also preventing deterioration and failure in the future. With regularly scheduled maintenance, PM allows users to realize the greatest return on their investment. How does Preventative […]

BOMA NY Members Wowed by One World Trade Center

Feb 27, 2018

Last month, the Building Owners Management Association (BOMA) of New York hosted their first off-site Brunch N’ Learn at One World Trade Center, highlighting the latest technology in vertical transportation from ThyssenKrupp Elevator. Electronic Drives and Controls, Inc. (EDC) has been a BOMA, NY member for 11 years.  EDC’s Deborah Deluca, Vice President, serves as […]