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PREPARING FOR A MODERNIZATION
DC MODERNIZATION* has comparable energy savings to
ONCE YOU DECIDE TO MODERNIZE, IT IS KEY TO PREPARE:
MODERNIZATION TASKS
1. Evaluate the existing DC machine
2. Clean the DC machine
a. Make any required repairs b. Verify repairs
3. Properly match AC mains voltage to DC armature voltage
a. Use of an auto-transformer or isolation transformer is recommended
4. Install Quattro® DC motor controls
replacement AC PM at a lower cost.
POWER CONSUMPTION BY CONTROL TYPE
PM Gearless
Quattro DC
DC SCR
AC Geared
M-G
0 4000 8000 12000 16000
a. Optimize settings as necessar y
5. Confirm and baseline modernization performance
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kWh (kilowatt hours)
*Comparison based on 500ft/min. elevator, 2200 lb, 13 floors and 301,000 starts per year


































































































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