Gold Coast (07) 5679 6816

Electric motors & motor variable speed drives Gold Coast Queensland

Supply us with part numbers and quantities and we will provide you with a quote on a motor or drive that is correct for your application.

With the design specifications we will source you the most suitable motor and drive from a selection of brands depending on your budget.

A high level overview of the install process below,

Ship to site, install the infrastructure, electrical equipment, cabling,
Electrically test the power circuit, control circuits, record tests, de-isolate the breaker and energise the system,
Function test system parameters and operation against the design specifications.

All activities are conducted as per manufactures requirements and recommendations.



What is a “Drive”

A “drive” is an electronic device that converts the AC mains fixed values, into variable voltage and frequency to provide infinitely variable speed control of, but not limited to, three phase AC motors.

There are various abbreviations for this product which are identifiable by the below.
AFD Adjustable Frequency Drive
VSD Variable Speed Drive
VFD Variable Frequency Drive


Manufactures we use,

Danfoss, ABB, Toshiba, ARC, Emerson, Rockwell, Siemens


Benefits of a drive:  

  • Controlled Starting Current
  • Reduced Power Line Disturbances
  • Lower Power Demand on Start
  • Controlled Acceleration
  • Adjustable Operating Speed
  • Adjustable Torque Limit
  • Controlled Stopping
  • Energy Savings
  • Reverse Operation
  • Elimination of Mechanical Drive Components
  • Advanced start/stop and protection features.
  • Compact and cost effective
  • Where direct online starting is undesirable
  • These items replace the outdated and inefficient “star-delta-starter” voltage starting method
  • Soft starter can be used to replace or in conjunction with “Direct on-Line”, most commonly called DOL.


Benefit of Motor Upgrade:

Motor efficiency is one factor that can significantly affect running costs of any motor under given sets of conditions.

Small improvements in efficiency can result in big savings in annual running costs.

Toshiba standard High Efficiency Motors include:

  • Heavy Duty Construction
  • Premium Efficiency Laminations
  • Low Loss Windings
  • Insulation and Thermal Standards
  • Low Noise Levels
  • Long Life Bearings
  • Corrosion Resistant Finish
  • Rated as IP54, IP56, IP66
  • Only motor that is fully built and manufactured to ASI359 and MEPS2006


Gold Coast: Toby Di Cola - (07) 5679 6816

Cairns: Daniel Gane - 0408 727 357 - Cairns - Gold Coast


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