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Sprint Electric DC Drives Driving Thrills in Fairground Rides
April 2022

DC Drives Driving Thrills in Fairground Rides

World leaders in theme park ride engineering, Amusement Technical, regularly retrofits Sprint Electric DC Drives into renowned fairground rides such as the Frisbee, Ferris wheel, Breakdance, Magic, Lift-hills, Crazy buses, Pirate boats and powered roller coasters. Built in the 80’s & 90’s these giant, German-built popular rides were in high demand, and many are still … Continued

Metals Industry focus and Good News for Q2 2022
March 2021

GOOD NEWS AGAIN FOR Q2 2021

Spring sees new life blossoming everywhere and this looks to be a positive month as covid restrictions are being tentatively lifted in parallel with the vaccine roll out, here in the UK. There’s good news from Make UK, who represent UK manufacturers. Their recent survey of 314 companies showed that manufacturing output had increased in … Continued

Sprint Electric Helping you Navigate Difficult Times
November 2020

HELPING YOU NAVIGATE DIFFICULT TIMES

As the pandemic continues just how do you navigate difficult times? 35% of manufacturers say that lockdowns are their biggest concern in next 12 months, a recent Make UK survey has discovered. Hopefully, a successful vaccine roll out in the coming months will prevent future lockdowns but what else is being done to kick-start the … Continued

Retrofitting a Discontinued DC Drive with a Sprint Electric Product
July 2020

RETROFITTING A DISCONTINUED DC DRIVE

It can be increasingly difficult to find a manufacturer who holds stock when you are looking to retrofit existing DC motor applications with a discontinued part. This has been exacerbated recently by a major drives manufacturer stopping production of DC motor controllers above a certain rating (500HP / 350kw about 850 amps). SO HOW DO … Continued

Sprint Electric Erweiterte Serie an Gleichstromrichtern
February 2020

Erweiterte Serie an Gleichstromrichtern

Sprint Electric Digital DC Drives get full German language programming feature. Sprint Electric has added a full German language option, developed by native speaking engineers, to the two-line text programming of its PL/PLX drive range, to aid fast and efficient intuitive set up. DC variable speed drives are used throughout manufacturing industry and in many … Continued

Technical sales expert Neill Drennan joins Sprint Electric
May 2018

NEILL DRENNAN JOINS SPRINT ELECTRIC

Technical sales expert, Neill Drennan, joins Sprint Electric as Business Development Manager. His long pedigree of specialist knowledge includes 11+ years at Parker SSD plus experience working at Oracle Drive Systems, SIEI UK, Eurotherm Drives and Renold. Originally a mechanical engineer apprentice, Neill re-trained on finding more attraction to electrical engineering. He systematically built valuable … Continued

IoT Ready Sprint Electric PLX Digital Drives
July 2017

IOT READY PL/X DIGITAL DRIVES

How many times have you read that the Internet of Things (IoT) will change our lives for the better? For all of us using smartphones and various interconnected technologies at home, we already know the benefits of IoT. In the world of industrial automation, end users are becoming well versed in the technology advantage – … Continued

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