Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) 101

This basic 1/2-day Introduction to Variable Frequency Drives class is designed for those who need to use, implement or purchase VFDs, and would like to learn more about what they are and how they work.

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December 5, 2019 Fresno, CA Register Details
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Cost: $395.00 (includes PowerFlex 525 Drive, USB Cable and Programming Software)

Seminar Agenda (2019):

8:30 - 12:20p
  • Basic Overview: AC Motor and VFD Theory
  • Design & Installation Considerations and Issues
  • Application Issues
  • Harmonics, wiring and grounding
  • Basic Programming on PowerFlex 525 VFD
  • Basic Programming on PowerFlex 750 VFD
  • Basic Programming using ControlLogix Controller
12:15 - 12:30p Lunch
12:30 - 1:30p Marathon Overview
1:30 - 3:00p Optional Session
  • Optional: Hands-on Programing Labs

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Buckles-Smith and Rockwell Automation - Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) 101