They may be called by different names – AC Drives, VFDs, inverters, adjustable speed drives, variable speed drives, variable freq drives or microdrives, but no matter what you call them – they accomplish the same thing and that is to adjust the motor speed to match output requirements and reduce energy costs by 10 to 50 percent.

If you have an AC motor drive application that doesn’t need to run at full speed all the time, then you can reduce energy costs by controlling the motor with a variable frequency drive. VFDs allow you to match the speed of the motor to the requirements of your process. This means that variable speed drives consume less energy when your load requirements are less than full speed. This is an ideal solution for HVAC applications.

Because variable speed drives gradually ramp the motor up to operating speed sudden and abrupt starting of the motor is avoided. This reduces the stress on the motor and extends the life of the motor and reduces the burden on other power components.

Service Provider for Variable Frequency Drives

At Baker Technical Services we do the whole package. We sell, install and repair all of our variable frequency drives. Many of our competitors are authorized to sell just a few products, but we are authorized to sell over ? different variable speed drives. That means that we can help you find the right variable drive that works with your equipment and not just try to sell you a variable speed drive from a limited selection of inventory.

Because we sell and install such a wide range of products that means we have an unsurpassed knowledge of how variable frequency drives work and interact with existing components.

Baker Technical Services is an authorized stocking distributor for the following brands of variable frequency drives:

  • ABB
  • AC Tech
  • Air Specialties
  • Allen Bradley
  • Altivar
  • Auma
  • Badger
  • Baldor
  • Benshaw
  • Cutler Hammer
  • Delta
  • Eaton
  • Emerson
  • Endress & Hauser
  • Flygt
  • Fuji
  • GE
  • GE/MDS
  • Gefran
  • Hach
  • Honeywell
  • IDEC
  • Lenze
  • Magnetek
  • Mitsubishi
  • Motortronics
  • MTE
  • Panametrics
  • Reliance
  • Robicon
  • Rosemount
  • Rotork
  • Schneider Electric
  • SECO
  • Sprecher + Schuh
  • Square D
  • SymCom
  • Telemanchaniqe
  • Toshiba
  • US Drives
  • Yaskawa
  • York

Would Your Business Benefit from a Variable Frequency Drive

How do you know if a variable frequency drive would be a good choice for you, your business, and your motors? Ask yourself these questions:

  1. Do you have AC industrial electric motors in your facility?
  2. Do you want to lengthen the life of your motors by running them at speeds designed for variable loads?
  3. Do you want to save 33% on energy costs?
  4. Do you have an HVAC application?
  5. Do you need a drive to run your three phase motor on single phase power?

If you said yes to the above questions then you should seriously consider installing variable frequency drives on your AC induction motors.

If you would like help selecting a variable frequency drive give us a call. We are here to help you select the right product, the right manufacturer, and the right sized variable frequency drive for all of your motor needs.

Our team of specialists includes professionals have been in the repair business for many years.

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