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The Hydraulic Institute offers four-part webinar series on variable speed drives

August 22, 2014 – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced the dates of the upcoming Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series. Webinar participants will be led by leading industry experts. The opening session will be held September 9, 2014. Participants who complete the full series earn 4 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits directly from HI.


August 22, 2014
By PEM Magazine

Webinar participants learn how to significantly improve pump systems reliability when using Variable Speed Drives (VSDs). The series covers how VSDs may be used to accommodate duty cycles with variable flow and head as well as applications to avoid. Energy optimization, life cycle reduction, single-phase to three-phase power conversion, and inrush current reduction will be discussed in the series.
The following is a schedule for the Variable Speed Drives 4-part webinar series:

  • Session 1 – Intro 101, September 9, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
  • Session 2 – Application & Installation Considerations, September 11, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
  • Session 3 – Protection for VFD & Proper Output, September 16, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
  • Session 4 – Troubleshooting Problems with VFDs, September 18, 1:00-2:00pm EDT

Advance registration is required and HI members and standards partners receive a 25 per cent discount off the regular registration fee for the series.

To register, visit VSD.