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Variable speed drives have been around for many years, but they are still breaking new ground and finding new uses throughout all sectors of industry. Matt Handley, Mitsubishi Electric’s Product Manager for Drives and Low Voltage, considers the current hot buttons for drives.

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Energy efficiency and beyond – The benefits of variable speed drives

Variable speed drives have been around for many years, but they are still breaking new ground and finding new uses throughout all sectors of industry. Matt Handley, Mitsubishi Electric’s Product Manager for Drives and Low Voltage, considers the current hot buttons for drives.

Today, the three most important topics for drives are energy, energy and energy! After that you can list developing standalone drives systems, networking drives and servos, and integrating safety into drives as almost as significant.