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Electric Variable Speed Drive

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Electric Variable Speed Drive

presented by
Lincoln Lagasi – Schneider Electric  & Sean Burke -United Electric Supply

Friday, October 28, 2022 8AM – 2PM


Course will cover the below and includes three hours of classroom training and two hours hand on training. Students will need to bring their meters to class.

  • Safety Considerations when using VFDs
  • Identification of Hardware Components
  • Discussion of Basic Drive Theory and Applications
  • Education on Basic Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Introduction to SoMove Software (if applicable)
  • Hands-on Drive Labs

About the Instructors:

Lincoln Lagasi is the Area Drives Manager for Schneider Electric and oversees the growth of the Altivar drives and soft starter business. Schneider Electric has been in the drives industry for decades with the acquisition of Telemecanique in 1988 to the current Altivar offering sold today with a range of LV and MV products.




Sean Burke has been in the electrical field since graduating from Stevens Trade in Lancaster PA in 1995. The bulk of his background is in industrial end markets including 15+ years in steel manufacturing, commercial baking and overhead crane applications. Also has extensive experience in PLC’s and VFD’s from multiple well known manufacturers along with motion systems.


October 28
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


IEC Chesapeake
8751 Freestate Drive, Suite 250
Laurel, MD 20723 United States
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