What is an AC Drive?


Electric motors play a very important role in our everyday businesses and lives. They move and run practically everything we need for business or pleasure.
All these motors run on electricity. In order to provide torque and speed, they need the corresponding amount of electrical energy.
A motor’s speed should match exactly what is required by the application.

ABB Drives work by converting fixed frequency AC power into variable frequency, variable voltage AC power.

Here’s how the drive does this:

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