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#189328 - 10/01/09 08:39 PM Looking for a reliable VFD manufacturer
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I like to keep things simple as practical up here. I have been trying to standarize equipment and components across my service area. I will likely be in the market for one and possibly more VFD's in the very near future and coming years. I am looking for a economical but a reliable line of VFD's. I do not anticipate needing all kinds of bells and whistles with them. I do not believe needing anything over 5 hp or even 3hp. Single phase, three phase, everything in between. They will be mainly for ventilation fans. Any recommendations? good experiece with any particular line of VFD's? Thanx
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#189329 - 10/01/09 08:57 PM Re: Looking for a reliable VFD manufacturer [Re: sparkyinak]
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Edited by electure (10/02/09 08:42 AM)
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#189347 - 10/02/09 04:26 PM Re: Looking for a reliable VFD manufacturer [Re: WESTUPLACE]
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I have used automation direct before, got severel of their VFDs running right now.

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#189361 - 10/03/09 06:15 PM Re: Looking for a reliable VFD manufacturer [Re: wire twister]
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I can not use them, they are made in China and the feds have the Buy America clause


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#189365 - 10/03/09 08:13 PM Re: Looking for a reliable VFD manufacturer [Re: sparkyinak]
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I can't attest to their product's performance, but here is a made in the USA source at Drives Warehouse.

http://www.driveswarehouse.com/?manufact...21&filter=1

Polyspede is their own product.

I've bought Hitachi VFDs from Drives Warehouse in the past, and they were extremely easy to work with.

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