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Buckles-Smith Hosted Event

Variable Frequency Drives: Basics of Inverters

Mar 30

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.

8:30a - 12:00pBasic Overview: AC Motor and VFD Theory

Design & Installation Considerations & Issues

Application Issues

Harmonics, wiring, and grounding

Basic Programming on PowerFlex 525 VFD

Basic Programming on PowerFlex 750 VFD

Basic Programming using ControlLogix Controller
12:00p - 12:30pLunch
12:30p - 1:30pMarathon Overview
1:30p - 3:00pOptional Session: Hands-on Programming Labs

Steve Studebaker

Steve is an Allen-Bradley Product Specialist focusing on variable frequency drives, motor control centers, motion controls, and mechatronics. Steve started in industrial sales in 1990, with 20 years selling variable frequency drives! When he’s not answering several customer phone calls, he leads a local band named Blind to Reason. He is also an avid sports fan. Steve has traveled to multiple bowls and playoff games supporting his Oregon Ducks.


Mar 30

8:30 am to 3:00 pm


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