Applied Case Studies

Here are just a few of the hundreds of thousands of applications where Control Techniques Drives have been successfully applied

Aerospace
Agriculture
Automotive
Biofuels
Building & Construction
Commercial Laundry
Cranes & Hoists
Entertainment
Food and Beverage
Forestry & Woodworking
Glass, Ceramics & Stone
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Medical
Lifts & Elevators
Machine Manufacturing
Machine Tools
Marine

Material Handling
Metals
Mining, Cement & Aggregate
Non-Wovens
Packaging Machinery
Printing
Renewable Energy Research & Development
Rubber & Plastics
Solar & Photovoltaics
Test Stands
Textile Machinery
Water & Wastewater
Wire & Cable

Aerospace

Drive Gives Aero Test Rig Flexibility


Agriculture

Drives Support Growing Market in Holland


Automotive

DaimlerChrysler opts for Control Techniques Drives


Biofuels

Drives make Californian Dairy Farm Even Greener

Latvian boiler company cuts costs and noise with Commander SK


Building & Construction

Road Testing South Africa Style

The drive behind the climb to the top

Open and Shut Case for Door Control

Unidrive SP Features on World's Fastest Security Gate System


Commercial Laundry

Commander SK cuts imbalance and noise in washing machines


Cranes & Hoists

Control Techniques Drives Win Again for Italian Crane Refurbishment

Mexican Port Cranes get New Lease of Life with Cutting Edge DC Drives

Diesel Saving System gives Fast ROI at Port of Felixstowe

STS Crane Refurbishment in Honduras

Control Techniques Gives Train a Lift

Unidrives feature in Floating Grab Crane Retrofit

Coal loader downunder depends on Control Techniques drives

Modular luffing crane offers unique user benefits - Thanks to Control Techniques Drives

Electronic systems cuts Crane fuel consumption by 20 percent

Energy-saving for Turkey's Biggest Shipyard Crane


Entertainment

Drives Have Major Role in RSC Automation

Commander SK Drives Keep Cinema Trailers and Ads on Schedule

From Seamers to Googlies, Drives Produce Consistent Bowling

Drive for Perfect Aqua Massage

Water Feature Dazzles Toronto Shoppers

2.4MW of fan power keeps Dutch Skydivers airborne

Tourists have smooth and safe ride up Kong Dong thanks to Control Techniques' drives

Drives give great ball control at Soccer Circus

Revolutionary rotacaster rocks and rolls thanks to Commander SK

Driven to Terror - Unidrive SPs Chosen for Zero Gravity Ride

Groundwater sprinkler system depends on Advanced Drives


Food & Beverage

The drive for Sweet Success at Fox's

Control Techniques provides sweet solutions at British Sugar

Drive provides Cool Energy Saving Solution at Henry Denny

Drives save the day at Danish Dairy

Control Techniques drives boost Boumans business

The drive to produce more Pot Noodles

Cheese is fast food for French market

Swiss cheese gets wash and brush up

Cool Control In Unilever Ice-Cream Plant 

Independent Drive System for Flatbread Line Achieves Payback in Just 6 Weeks


Forestry & Woodworking

Raute finds modular drives a-peeling

Drives give improved safety of woodworking machines

Drives installation cuts operating costs at sawmill


Glass, Ceramics & Stone

Control Techniques AC Drives Offer Smooth Precision Control for Production of Glass for Photovoltaic Panels

Pilkington Automotive sees clear benefit of CT drives


Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)

Alton Towers Resort Looks to Control Techniques for Total Reliability

Commander SK Creates Significant Energy Savings for Grocery Business

Top marks for HVAC Drives

Drive provides Cool Energy Saving Solution at Henry Denny


Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Medical

ServoDrives Provide Accuracy Required For Total Body Irradiation Treatment Table

Major Drives Project for Bulgarian Antibiotic Plant


Lifts & Elevators

New Lift Control Gives Improved Efficiency and Operation at Swiss Hospital

Simply A Better Lift Solution - Italian elevator manufacturer chooses Control Techniques for 'Special' Range

Drives give patients a lift at Milan Hospital

SP is drive of choice for lift control manufacturer

Drive for Quality in German lift market

Drive Technology Advances elevator System

Drives keep up the pressure in Swiss Elevators 


Machine Manufacturing

Precision Drives for Precision Profiles

Cool Solution for Hot-plate Production

Soprem choose Control Techniques to be the heart of their new automatic welder

Drives with Style give precision cutting

Driving down costs of block paving

Commander SK - in the right place at the right time for Crevoisier SA!

Automated welding boosts towbar production at Witter

Drive cuts cost of Rotational Welder

CAMU Chooses Intelligent SP Drives for Precision Metal Cutting

 

 


Machine Tools

Spindle on Personal CNC goes digital with Commander SK

Drives give improved safety of woodworking machines


Marine

First Automated Hull Cleaner is Servo-Controlled

The drive for precision geo-positioning


Material Handling

Control Techniques Drives Chosen for High Density Automatic Car Parking in Taiwan

Lancashire Company Offers Solution to Glass Cullet Shortage


Metals

New DC Drives Improve Steel Throughput

Control Techniques wins Contract for Highveld Four-Strand Billet Caster

Upgrade of Static Cut-Off Machine Slashes Downtime at Corus

Control Techniques Awarded South African Steel Contract

Cool solution doubles efficiency of induction heaters

Keeping up the pressure in German aluminium plant

CAMU chooses intelligent SP drives for precision metal cutting

Control Techniques drives continuous casters at Corus


Mining, Cement & Aggregate

Drives improve cement quality

Fan Control Gives Security for Slovenian Cement Production

Unidrive SP is making the earth move!

Variable Speed Drives give cool savings


Non-Wovens

Switch to AC Drives cuts maintenance costs and boosts production at incontinence products manufacturer


Packaging Machinery

Servo Control Improves Flexibility of MIMI (Tosa Group) Shrink Wrapping Machine

Boxing Clever in Spain

Servo-Control Boosts Wrapping Speed by 70 percent

Servo drives key to vertical packaging revolution

Consistent Filling performance thanks to Control Techniques Servo Drives

Servodrives crucial to high speed vertical form, fill and seal machine

A Fresh Approach to Packaging

Sweet Taste of Servo Success in Confectionery Packing

Driving out packaging problems


Power Plants

Payback in Months for Two Large Fan Drives

 

Printing

Intelligent Drives at the Heart of Printing, Converting and Finishing Machines from Rotary Logic Systems

Traditional Flat Screen-Printing Comes Of Age with Advanced Servo Control

Afinomaq Attribute 50 percent Increase In Throughput to Unidrive SP

The Drive for Ultra-Fast Ultra Violet Drying and Curing Improves Control and Cuts Energy Usage by up to 50%



Renewable Energy Research & Development

Tests Completed on Advanced Generator for Wind Turbines

New Wind Turbine Company Chooses Unidrive SP

Power Take-Off Rig for Ocean Energy Research and Testing

Restored Italian Mill Generates Clean Power from Micro-Hydroelectric Scheme

Oyster Marine Energy Wave Generator

Green drives crucial to green project

Versatile drives chosen for wave energy project

Archimedes Screw Powers River Dart Country Park 

Latvian Boiler Company Cuts Costs and Noise with Commander SK


Rubber & Plastics

Michelin Dundee Dramatically Cuts Energy Usage

Stema Wins Major Contract for Tyre Plant Upgrade

European Recycling Market Leader Cuts Maintenance and Noise with Switch from DC to Control Techniques AC

Velocity Control Saves Energy and Eliminates Angel Hair


Solar & Photovoltaics

German Solar Park Chooses Control Techniques Unidrive SPV Solar Inverters

Central PV Inverter Maximises ROI

Bankability Key Factor for SPV Choice in Italy

Control Techniques Delivers First 1.5 MW Central Inverter to Ikaros Solar

Italian PV Entrepreneur Seeks Out Superior Technical Grid-Tie Solution in New Venture

Emerson Wins Major Contract to Provide Inverters and Plant-Wide Controls for What Will Be California's Largest Photovoltaic Facility

 

Emerson SPV Grid Inverter Solution chosen for UK Sun Park


Test Stands

Modular drives chosen for regen test stands


Textile Machinery

Precision Control for Coating Line

WARP DRIVE - Unidrive SP Controls Spanish warping system

Spinning a spanish yarn with a special twist

A stitch in time thanks to Control Techniques servo drives


Water & Wastewater

On top of the world with Control Techniques' Drives in Wastewater Treatment Plant

Intelligent pump cleaning cuts maintenance at Irish Pumping Station

Byzak and Control Techniques Co-operation reduces expensive pump downtime in the water industry

Intelligent Pump Control Proven to Give Significant Maintenance and Energy Savings at Scottish Water Trial Site


Wire & Cable

Drives give accurate pay-off on optical fibre lines

Spanish Stranding Machine Manufacturer standardises on Control Techniques