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Sprint Electric, a world leading manufacturer of drives
July 2023

Senior engineer appointed to support AC expansion

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Vivek Khistariya as Test and Validation Engineer. Vivek will be based at the Sprint Electric technology centre within the University of Nottingham. He will provide invaluable input to the design validation process for a new range of regenerative, energy-saving drives being developed by Sprint Electric.

Sprint Electric Xmas 2022 - Seasonal Opening 2022
December 2022

Seasonal Opening 2022

Our Seasonal Opening 2022 – our hours are as follows: CLOSED from MIDDAY on THU 22 DEC 2022 RE-OPENING at 08:30am on TUE 03 JAN 2023 We remain open and available to process orders and answer technical enquiries until midday on Thursday 22nd December. Over the Festive Break our info@sprint-electric.com email inbox will be checked … Continued

Replacing Discontinued Small DC Drives with Sprint Electric equivalents
October 2022


Some suppliers have made the decision to review their product lines and have discontinued small DC Drives in their ranges. Pre-pandemic, we were aware that a certain manufacturer took the decision to discontinue their larger DC Drives. Recently we have seen a surge of enquiries seeking available alternatives for smaller DC drives due to a … Continued

Sprint Electric Xmas 2021-22
December 2021


Season’s greetings form Sprint Electric and our opening hours for 2021-22 SEASONAL OPENING HOURS FOR CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR CLOSED from MIDDAY on THU 23 DEC 2021 RE-OPENING at 08:30am on TUE 04 JAN 2022 We remain available to process orders and take technical enquiries etc. until midday on the 23rd December. For technical support … Continued

Sprint Electric Fast Delivery
December 2021


Have you heard about our DC Drive emergency delivery service? If an emergency hits your critical application you can rely on Sprint Electric to deliver a replacement fast. When a critical machine went down in an industrial mixer in a UK tyre rubber factory recently we ensured our distributor Transdrive Engineering Services came to the … Continued

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


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


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


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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