Invertek Drives

Invertek Drives: Innovative Variable Frequency Drives for Industrial Applications

Invertek Drives

Over the years, 258 Engineering Supplies has forged a close relationship with Invertek Drives, becoming a trusted distributor of their cutting-edge products. We offer everything from their General Purpose Optidrive E3 to the High Performance Optidrive P2, not to mention a host of accessories such as keypads and cables. In this article, we will delve into the history of our partnership with Invertek Drives and examine their innovative product offerings.

  • A brief on the relationship between 258 Engineering Supplies and Invertek Drives
  • The products we offer from Invertek Drives, and their uses
  • The importance of variable frequency drives in industrial applications
  • The value-added services 258 Engineering Supplies provides for Invertek Drives’ customers

Invertek Drives: Powering Industry for Over Two Decades

Invertek Drives burst onto the scene over two decades ago and quickly made a name for themselves as a leading manufacturer of variable frequency drives. With their user-friendly designs and a plethora of enclosure options, their products have found favour in a wide array of industrial applications.

“Our partnership with Invertek Drives began years ago,” says Joe Banks, CEO of 258 Engineering Supplies. “We recognised their commitment to quality and innovation, and we knew our customers would benefit from their excellent product range.”

Our relationship with Invertek Drives is not just about selling their products. We also offer expert advice and guidance to our customers, helping them select the right product for their specific requirements. In addition, we provide continued support throughout the product lifecycle, ensuring that our customers always get the most out of their Invertek Drives.

One of the major reasons for the success of Invertek Drives is their Optidrive range of variable frequency drives. These drives are designed for general-purpose applications and are notable for their compact size, reliability, and ease of use. Whether it’s the E3 General Purpose Drive or the High Performance Optidrive P2, these drives deliver excellent performance and energy efficiency right out of the box.

The Optidrive E3 General Purpose Drive: A Workhorse for the Industry

The Optidrive E3 General Purpose Drive is one of the most popular products in the Invertek Drives lineup. This compact and user-friendly drive is ready to go as soon as you power it on. With a wide range of power ratings and multiple input voltages, the Optidrive E3 is an excellent fit for a variety of applications.

The E3 Drive also offers sensorless vector control, providing precise motor control without the need for additional hardware. With pre-programmed application macros, built-in Modbus and CANopen, and an integrated keypad, it’s a truly versatile and feature-rich drive.

The Optidrive E3 Single Phase Drive: Cost-Effective and Easy to Use

The Optidrive E3 Single Phase Drive is an efficient and cost-effective solution for single-phase motor applications. This drive offers a range of power ratings, along with multiple enclosure options, making it a versatile solution for a variety of applications.

The E3 Single Phase Drive features a special boost phase for reliable motor starting, and its built-in communication protocols make it easy to integrate into any control system. With a built-in keypad for easy operation and an EMC filter to reduce electromagnetic interference, this drive is easy to use and highly functional.

The Optidrive ECO Energy Saving Drive: Optimal Efficiency for HVAC and Pumping Applications

The Optidrive ECO Energy Saving Drive is a variable speed drive designed specifically for HVAC and pumping applications. This drive offers energy-efficient and quiet motor control, with specialised features for fan and pump operations.

One of the standout features of the Optidrive ECO is its energy optimisation mode, which continuously adjusts the motor speed to maintain optimal energy usage. This feature not only helps reduce energy costs but also extends the life of the equipment by reducing unnecessary wear and tear.

For HVAC applications, the Optidrive ECO has features such as a real-time clock, a built-in BACnet, and Modbus RTU. It also includes fire mode operation to keep essential services running in emergency situations. For pumping applications, the drive features dry run detection, pipe fill mode, and flow rate control, ensuring the utmost efficiency and reliability in these critical systems.

The Optidrive P2 High Performance Drive: Superior Control and Flexibility

The Optidrive P2 High Performance Drive is Invertek Drives’ top-tier offering, providing superior control, flexibility, and features for the most demanding applications. Whether you’re working with a standard induction motor, a permanent magnet motor, or a synchronous reluctance motor, the Optidrive P2 delivers precise and energy-efficient control.

The P2 drive offers sensorless vector control for excellent motor control, even at low speeds. It also provides advanced parameter cloning and stores up to four parameter sets for quick setup. The P2 drive is an ideal choice for applications requiring high starting torque, precise speed control, or rapid acceleration and deceleration.

Our Commitment to Our Customers

At 258 Engineering Supplies, our commitment to our customers goes beyond just supplying high-quality products. We also provide expert advice and guidance to help our customers choose the right product for their needs. Our team is highly knowledgeable about the full range of Invertek Drives products and can provide valuable insights and advice based on years of experience in the field.

We also offer a range of value-added services such as installation, maintenance, and repair of Invertek Drives products. Our technicians are factory-trained and have the skills and knowledge to ensure your drive operates at peak efficiency.

Wrapping Up

Invertek Drives has a solid reputation for producing high-quality, innovative variable frequency drives. At 258 Engineering Supplies, we are proud to be a trusted partner and distributor of Invertek Drives’ products. We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service and support, ensuring that they get the most out of their Invertek Drives.

Whether you’re looking to reduce energy costs, improve motor control, or require a specific feature for your application, there’s an Invertek Drive for you. Contact us today to find out more about how we can help you find the perfect solution for your needs.

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