Is Induction Causing Your Mysterious VFD Problems?
When odd, unexplained VFD (variable frequency drive) problems have you baffled, electromagnetic induction issues could be at work. Induction usually occurs when low-voltage control wiring is run alongside high-voltage power wiring, which induces voltage into the control cables. To avoid induction, high and low voltage cables should be separated by at least six inches in conduit and control cabinets, and it is important to use the right type of wire for specific applications.
Wiring errors that cause induction are usually committed inadvertently by electrical contractors lacking controls knowledge. Controls wiring should always be entrusted to a building controls specialist like MSC who can ensure that installation is done properly from the outset to prevent frustrating anomalies down the line.
About MSC - The Go To Guys
We are a service subspecialist in the technical intricacies of HVAC, process cooling, and building automation systems in commercial, industrial, and institutional environments. MSC is recognized as the leading industry expert in solving elusive problems and attaining peak performance from clients’ mechanical equipment and overall systems.
Located in northern New Jersey, MSC is the only specialized contractor of our kind in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. We are MSCA STAR-qualified, NEBB-certified, fully-licensed in electrical, plumbing and HVAC, and our engineers and technicians are the most knowledgeable in our field.
Mechanical Service Corp.
41 South Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ 07981