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Student wind problem solved

25 January 2013

When an old inverter driving airflow through a simple wind tunnel broke down, bringing student research to a stop at Coventry University, Lenze partner Modern Drives & Controls stepped in with an IP65 enclosed SMV inver

When an old inverter driving airflow through a simple wind tunnel broke down, bringing student research to a stop at Coventry University, Lenze partner Modern Drives & Controls stepped in with an IP65 enclosed SMV inverter. Two working days later the wind tunnel was back in service.

The Lenze SMV inverters can be mounted without a panel in areas where there might be splashed water or low pressure jets. They cover a range from 0.25 to 7.5kW with options for 1 and 3 phase supplies in a range from 120 to 600VAC. The wind tunnel required a 0.75kW drive for a single phase 240VAC supply.

SMV inverters are sensorless vector drives with high performance, for example 200% starting torque and a highly dynamic response.
 
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