News & Events

Condition monitoring for LV motors

Fitting the ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor solution could help to…

  • Reduce downtime by as much as 70%
  • Extend lifetime by up to 30%
  • Increase energy efficiency by around 10%
24 November 2016

The ACS800 Turns Classic

Written by Halcyon Drives

Do you still have sites heavily populated with ACS800 or in the process of considering the ACS800 on a current project? December 2016 will see the ACS800 turn into its classic phase.

Effortless climate control and simplified operation with drives that allow you to focus on what counts

11 December 2015

ABB ATEX Certification for hazardous area

Written by Halcyon Drives

ATEX is an area where specialist knowledge is compulsory, margin for error is dangerous when processes are located within explosive or flammable atmospheres. ABB continually develop the strength of their ATEX motor product offering, for use in gas or dust areas which can be fixed speed or certified for use with an ABB Variable Speed Drive as a Motor package.

14 October 2015

IP69K Stainless Steel Light Curtain for Wash down Areas

Written by Halcyon Drives

In wash down areas light curtains are not the most effective method of presence sensing. Datasensor have addressed this need and produced the SG4-H safety light curtains which will withstand wash down and heavy detergents.

19 June 2015

NEW - ABB Drives & Motors Catalogue 2015

Written by Halcyon Drives

Download your FREE copy of NEW ABB Drives and Motors 2015 Catalogue. Alternatively Call us on 0113 2361509 or Contact Us to request your FREE copy in the post.

1 April 2015

Safecontractor Accreditation Awarded

Written by Halcyon Drives

Halcyon Drives has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

31 March 2015

PIANO extends the PULS product range

Written by Halcyon Drives

PIANO has now extended the PULS product range to service new market segments. Applying new techniques and concepts from design to manufacturing, the new PIANO series offers reliability, service lifetime and efficiency figures usually only available in higher cost products.

The testing of ABB's flameproof, non-sparking and dust ignition protection motors together with the ABB ACS880 drive family is now finalized.

20 October 2014

Halcyon goes solar powered

Written by Halcyon Drives

Solar panels take advantage of a powerful yet free energy source - the sun. In a single hour the sun transmits more energy to the earth's surface than the world uses in a year.