CPL #3 Multidrive

February 22, 2018

Design, Manufacturing, Supply, Delivery to Site, Installation and Commissioning of one Multi-drive for the replacement of Group 3 AC Multi Drive System and the re-use of the existing motors and motor cables.

The project entailed the replacement of the existing Drive Systems for continuous Pickling Line No 3 at ArcelorMittal, Vanderbijlpark facility.

Scope of Work:

  • Engineering, Supply, Installation, and Commissioning of the Multi-drive System comprising of 2 Regenerative Rectifier Units supplying a common DC Bus with 17 inverters ranging from 75kW Motors up to 500kW.
  • ABB ACS 880 Multi-drive equipment was used.
  • Braking Resistors were provided to stop the Process Line under power failure conditions.
  • Load sharing Software was developed to ensure tension in the strip, remains constant under line operating conditions.
  • The project was implemented over a 10 day Shutdown period.

HEAD OFFICE: VANDERBIJLPARK

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Cnr. Hertz & Becquerel Street, Vanderbijlpark, 1900,
Gauteng, SA

+27 (0)16 933 3925

contact@leadepc.com

Secunda

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Grand Palace, Heunis St,
Secunda,
2302,
Mpumalanga, SA

+27 (0)87 004 3595

contact@leadepc.com

Mauritius

Lead Engineering & Projects Limited:
6/7 Floor, Dias Pier Building, Le Caudan, Waterfront,
Caudan, Port Louis,
Mauritius

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

Uganda

Lead EPC Uganda Limited:
3rd Floor Rwenzori Courts, Plot 2,
a Nakaseero Road, Kampala,
Uganda

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

HEAD OFFICE: VANDERBIJLPARK

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Cnr. Mc Colm & Hertz Boulevard, CW 5, LSP Industrial Park, 1911, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, SA

+27 (0)16 933 3925

contact@leadepc.com

Secunda

Secunda

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Grand Palace,
Heunis St, Secunda,
2302,
Mpumalanga, SA

+27 (0)87 004 3595

contact@leadepc.com

Mauritius

Lead Engineering & Projects Limited:
6/7 Floor, Dias Pier Building, Le Caudan, Waterfront,
Caudan, Port Louis,
Mauritius

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

Uganda

Lead EPC Uganda Limited:
3rd Floor Rwenzori Courts,
Plot 2, a Nakaseero Road,
Kampala, Uganda

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

HEAD OFFICE: VANDERBIJLPARK

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Cnr Hertz Boulevard & Becquerel Street, 2659, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, SA

+27 (0)16 933 3925

contact@leadepc.com

Secunda

Lead Engineering & Projects (Pty) Ltd:
Grand Palace, Heunis St,
Secunda,
2302,
Mpumalanga, SA

+27 (0)87 004 3595

contact@leadepc.com

Mauritius

Lead Engineering & Projects Limited:
6/7 Floor, Dias Pier Building, Le Caudan, Waterfront,
Caudan, Port Louis,
Mauritius

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

Uganda

Lead EPC Uganda Limited:
3rd Floor Rwenzori Courts, Plot 2,
a Nakaseero Road, Kampala,
Uganda

contact@leadepc.com

contact@leadepc.com

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