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1 March 2016 Understanding AC motor control models
Since the late 1970s, many control models with different names have been developed for AC motors. Examples at SEW-EURODRIVE include V/f control, VFC, CFC and SERVO control.
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22 February 2016 Success is our drive – 85 years and counting
Innovation, tradition and customer focus are the cornerstones of SEW-EURODRIVE. That was the case when our company was founded 85 years ago and it is still true today. What began as a small workshop with 16...
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3 February 2016 SEW-EURODRIVE to streamline operational efficiencies in 2016
The operations division is at the heart of SEW-EURODRIVE, and the division’s newly-appointed General Manager Greg Perry is eager to consolidate on current successes to improve service delivery
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8 December 2015 Safeguarding of confidential data is a priority for SEW-EURODRIVE
SEW-EURODRIVE is committed to the highest level of information security throughout the value creation chain, and its certification according to the new globally established ISO27001:2013 security standard is...
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16 November 2015 ‘BottleBot’ wows 2015 PneuDrive judges
The University of Stellenbosch has been named as the winner of the 2015 PneuDrive Challenge, after submitting its concept of the innovative BottleBot – an automated solution that enables micro-breweries to transport...
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13 November 2015 Oil bath lubrication system enhances electric cylinder performance
A flexible and entirely maintenance-free range of electric cylinders has been introduced to the African market in late-2015 by leading drive specialist SEW-EURODRIVE, following overwhelming success of the product in...
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6 November 2015 Customer service key to growth in economic lull
In order to improve its competitiveness in increasingly-challenging economic conditions, SEW-EURODRIVE is placing greater focus on enhancing its service offering, while improving customer satisfaction.
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19 October 2015 SMC announced as new co-sponsor of 2016 PneuDrive challenge
With the 2015 PneuDrive Challenge nearing a conclusion, SEW-EURODRIVE is proud to announce that it has teamed up with its new partner, SMC Pneumatics South Africa, which will be co-sponsoring the 2016 event.
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15 October 2015 First SA girth gear installation is a success
SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has successfully installed its first-ever girth gear to a rotary kiln at the R1.8-million Mamba Cement plant currently under construction in Limpopo.
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25 September 2015 New frequency inverters dramatically reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions at VW plant
The installation of SEW-EURODRIVE frequency inverters has resulted in the Volkswagen Autoeuropa vehicle manufacturing plant in Portugal achieving a 28 percent reduction in energy consumed by large fans that dry car...
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