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Variable Frequency Drives: the Pros and Cons for Overhead Cranes

Starting an overhead crane’s load toward its final destination is just as important as figuring out how to stop it safely. But is your current system the best it could be? We’re going to take a look at the way variable frequency drives (VFDs) changed the entire overhead material handling game.

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In this video, we cover: 
► What a variable frequency drive is and why they became so popular (0:56)
► What components it affects and problems it can solve (2:28)
► Adjusting to your new VFD system (3:41)

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