Buckles-Smith's Tech Blog

Posted: Apr 27, 2017
Categories: Motors and Drives
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Protect Your Drives and Avoid Downtime

A line reactor is an inductor that absorbs high voltage microsecond transients that can damage the Variable Frequency Drives running your facility. Line reactors achieve this by slowing the rise time of the voltage spike to keep your VFDs safe. Line reactors are a relatively inexpensive way to protect several drives in an installation.

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Posted: Apr 20, 2017
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24x7x365 Technical Support for Allen-Bradley Products

In the Industrial Automation Industry many people only call customer service when they have a product issue. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, many of these requests are made late in the afternoon to a manufacturer support line across the country or overseas. An afternoon support request may not be answered until the following business day. Rockwell Automation and Buckles-Smith take a different approach.
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Posted: Apr 6, 2017
Categories: Supply Chain
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Author: Bob Schmidt

Minimize your costs with Buckles-Smith’s VMI

As part of Buckles-Smith’s Supply Chain Solutions we can provide your company with a customized Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution. Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Buckles-Smith provides VMI services to both end users and machine builders. Leverage your relationship with Buckles-Smith to effectively outsource a significant portion of your supply chain management. This service allows your company to focus on its core competencies, while reducing acquisition and material handling costs with zero increase in cost of goods.

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