Seven Tips to Minimize Variable Frequency Drive Callbacks

11/17/2020

VFD Article (2)Wouldn’t it be nice if you could eliminate or reduce callbacks on your water system installations? A big benefit of variable frequency drives (VFDs) – at least where water system professionals are concerned – is how they offer an array of monitoring and troubleshooting solutions. That’s why installing VFDs correctly is so important.

Franklin Electric product manager Terry Smith advises, “It’s the attention to detail that makes a difference when installing VFDs.” He gave Water Well Journal his advice for getting the most out a VFD install, weighing in on the Top Seven Tips to minimize VFD callbacks.

  1. Read the manual before you start: especially the safety tips
  2. Select the right drive for the application
  3. Avoid electronic interference with proper ground connections
  4. Choose the right wiring size for input & output
  5. Make sure the motor rotation is correct
  6. Use the right pressure sensor
  7. Set the overload

Check out the full article here to read more detail about these tips.