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British DC drive manufacturer celebrates 20th anniversary

Arundel, England -- Sprint Electric Ltd., a manufacturer of DC drives in Arundel, England, is celebrating its 20th ...


Arundel, England — Sprint Electric Ltd., a manufacturer of DC drives in Arundel, England, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The company was founded in 1987.

Sprint Electric offers a wide range of DC motor control, covering a power range from 0.37 to 265 kW. Over 50 models are available, analogue or fully digital, covering both single-phase and three-phase, regenerative and non-regenerative applications, from low-voltage servo performance controllers to fully digital three-phase DC variable speed drives of many hundreds of amps.

Whether in original equipment or in retrofits, Sprint Electric DC drives are being used in many different applications including the metal processing industry, the pulp and paper industry, rubber and plastic processing, lifting equipment, food processing, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing.

DC drives from Sprint Electric are sold all over the world, with an export share of approximately 75%. In Candaa, Sprint Electric products are distributed through MDA Controls Inc. of Oakville, Ont.