Variable Speed Drives:

Reducing energy costs in pharmaceutical manufacturing

There are more motors per square metre in chemicals operations than in any other industry. Installing Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) on motor driven equipment can be an effective energy and operating cost saving measure for companies in the sector

Topics covered in this fact sheet include:

  • What is a VSD?
  • VSDs in the chemicals industry.
  • The Putting VSDs to work in your pharmaceutical manufacturing process.
  • Other considerations for improving the energy efficiency of your manufacturing process.
  • Eskom’s national Advisory Service.
  • Call 08600 37566 and leave your name and number and one of our advisors will contact you. Alternatively, ask for a specific advisor to contact you. email address: