We’re experiencing another heat wave in the tri-state area and as temperatures heat up, your drive cabinets and drives may be at risk. With rising temperatures, your variable speed drives are more susceptible to overheating and faulting. Here are some common issues that heat can cause and what you can do to prevent or troubleshoot.
If your drive is overheating, you may be seeing a PowerFlex 525 F08 [Heatsink OvrTemp] or F09 [CC OvrTemp] Faults
In our PowerFlex 750 Series drives, we have predictive maintenance parameters. Here are just a few things we can monitor in the drive – and motor!