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How To Size A Variable Speed Drive

Post By: Tom Rowse On: 26-09-2019

VSDs (Variable Speed Drives) come in a bewildering array of sizes and alternative names. They are sometimes also called Variable Frequency Drives, Adjustable Speed or Frequency Drives, Microdrives, AC Drives and Inverters...


How To Troubleshoot A Noisy Contactor

Post By: Tom Rowse On: 26-09-2019

It's not unusual for electrical equipment to emit a buzzing, humming or chattering noise, which can sometimes be loud enough to keep you awake at night, disturb the silent ambience...


Everything You Need To Know: Terminal Blocks

Post By: Tom Rowse On: 19-09-2019

Selecting the right terminal block can be as challenging and complex a process as choosing the right motor or microprocessor...


Top 10 Most Common Light Curtain Issues

Post By: Tom Rowse On: 30-08-2019

As an authorised distributor of ABB products and safety items, we at Rowse have seen and installed many systems that use light curtains...


Control Panel Wiring Colour Codes

Post By: Ryan King On: 16-07-2019

Standardisation is vital for the safe installation of electrical components, and even more so when machines are becoming so sophisticated...



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Automation and control systems are at the heart of Rowse. We have been working with many industrial businesses both locally and across the UK. During this time we have developed a deep understanding of our products and what our customers require when looking at automation and control systems.

We have taken this knowledge and have started sharing content here on our blog on all automation and control topics. From industry 4.0 to electrical automation, our in-house team are actively sharing our knowledge with you.