Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

DCS matt davis 400

Drives & Control Solutions had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Davis of Newfoundland Power, a talented young professional working as a Protection and Controls Engineer.

 

 

 

DCS RMI Profile 400

Founded by John Pawloski, Rolling Motion Industries operates along side Jewelers Machinist Company, which began with John and his brother Ray’s grandfather.

 

 

 

Chris Beharrell Exceed 400

Chris Beharrell is a Control Systems Engineer for Exceed Electrical Engineering, a company he founded earlier this year along with Joshua Laye.

 

 

 

DCS Tervit Canada Controls 400

Canada Controls, currently in their fifth year, is a unique company in the system integration and building controls industry.

 

 

 

EIN Medeiros ABB 2 400Stephanie Medeiros leads ABB Canada’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure team, as well as transit bus charging in the United States and Canada. She has been with ABB in various positions for 10-years, compiling a diverse skillset that includes work all over the world.

 

 

Jon Watson Eramosa 400After attending Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario for Electrical Engineering Technology and Automated Systems, Jon Watson began as a System Integrator at Eramosa right out of school.

 

 

 

DavidBlake 400At 68-years young, David is a veteran of the industry, spending the majority of his 40-year career with Electrozad dealing with automation related components, dating back to the introduction of PLCs.

 

 

 

PB 3 6 Stellar 400In 2015, Vector Drive Systems (Port Coquitlam, BC) and Advanced Drive Systems (Maple Ridge, BC), announced a strategic merger. The companies had competed locally as Yaskawa Distributors, but the merger resulted in the creation of a new company called Stellar Power & Control Solutions.

 

 

 

JMP logo Frappier 400JMP Solutions is a leader in industrial automation and technology, headquartered in London, Ontario.

 

 

 

PBSI 3 2 BillMaki 400Bill Maki is a 51-year-old Electrical Engineer from Thunder Bay, Ontario working as a Control Systems Integrator for TS Manufacturing. Maki studied Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University, following his graduation he got his start in the industry with Lakehead’s Engineering Department, where he worked for six-years.

 

 


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Powerflex 755tThere’s a contaminant that has long troubled water and wastewater operations, and you won’t find it in the water.

Harmonic distortion is like a pollutant on a power line. It can cause electrical equipment to act erratically or shut off, resulting in unplanned downtime. And it can frustrate workers by making water treatment systems more difficult to optimize.

The IEEE 519 standard gives industry a target to achieve: a total harmonic distortion of 5% or less. The question is, how do you hit this target with minimal risk or impact to your operations?

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3M Canada WebinarRegister for 3M Canada’s upcoming webinar: How TTS™ Heat Trace Cables can help you on site.

3M Canada will be hosting a heat trace cables webinar, where you’ll learn about heat trace, heat trace applications (i.e.: pipe freeze protection, roof and gutter, and surface snow and ice melting), and the benefits of self-regulating heat trace cables—TTS™ Heat Trace Cables.

 

 

 

 

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Flir Application SpotlightWithout power, factory operations cannot continue. That’s why regular scheduled maintenance is important to ensure your electrical distribution system is in working order. A combination of a thermal imager and a clamp meter can help you detect hot spots and diagnose electrical issues at the point of failure before an outage occurs, quickly and safely.  Download the Application Spotlight today.

 

 



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Festo Automation SuiteWith the free, PC-based Festo Automation Suite commissioning software, getting a new drive package up and running couldn’t be simpler and faster. Only five easy steps are needed to parameterize and configure all parts of an installation, from the mechanical system to the controller using the Automation Suite’s commissioning wizard. It’s all very intuitive.

The Automation Suite is one of Festo’s digital tools to simplify and accelerate automation projects. It works with both Festo and third party controllers.

 

 

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The frequency inverter CFW-08 Wash is an inverter dedicated to applications that require a higher ...
Bihl+Wiedemann offers with the speed monitors an effective method for safe processing of signals ...
Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor ...
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The IronHorse GSD8 series of DC drives is a microprocessor-based design with non-volatile memory ...
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As it continues to evolve, adding new capabilities and connectivity, the revolutionary Festo Motion ...
Every so often a game-changing idea like Festo’s new CPX-AP-I decentralized remote I/O ...

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