Khalifa International Stadium: Cool under pressure

Posted by AuCom on 10/10/19 13:38

The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar have just drawn to a close after 10 days of intense competition. The Khalifa International Stadium, the main venue for the event, is home to the world's first stadium air conditioning system, as well as 86 AuCom medium voltage panels. Following this successful event, the stadium is set to host a number of matches during the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Topics: Projects, Soft Start Control, Success Stories, Building Services, Industry Applications, HVAC


AuCom MV: Trusted by heavy industry

Posted by AuCom on 15/07/19 14:00

Samsung Heavy Industries, one of the world’s largest shipbuilders – is currently undertaking construction of eight ‘Neo-Panamax’ container shipping vessels that will utilise Samsung’s revolutionary SAVER Air lubrication system.

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Topics: Projects, Soft Start Control, Success Stories, Marine


AuCom MVE panels: Built tough.

Posted by AuCom on 16/04/19 13:33

All our AuCom MVE panels are built to last. For our North American customers, we offer the MVE in a range of NEMA configurations, including NEMA 1, 2, 3R and outdoor rated enclosures.

The MVE medium voltage soft starter has what it takes to handle the demands of your application. But don't just take our word for it; take a look at a few examples of how it's being used in the field:

Eagle #1 Mine, Bolt Mountain, WV.

So confident that this AuCom MVE can withstand whatever harsh conditions the climate of West Virginia can throw at it, the customer has positioned the starter outdoors on nothing more than a solid concrete slab.

The 4.16 kV MVE starter supplied as part of a complete fan package by Pauls Fan Company controls a 500HP fan to circulate air through the mine at Bolt Mountain, West Virginia.

Application: Fans for air supply to mine.
Motor: 500HP, 4160V, 1800 RPM
Customer: Pauls Fan Company
End User: Rockwell, Eagle #1 Mine
Location: Bolt Mountain, WV
Starter Package: MVE-0360-V04-C12-N3R-SPL

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Topics: Soft Start Control, Success Stories, Mining & Quarrying, Industry Applications, HVAC


Keeping things cool in the UAE

Posted by AuCom on 19/03/19 13:24

As global experts in fixed speed motor control we're committed to providing our customers with world class support. For our team in the UAE, this means offering a maintenance service and 24/7 on-call emergency support to end users to keep their critical systems running smoothly and reliably.

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Topics: Projects, Soft Start Control, Success Stories, AuCom Services, Building Services, HVAC


Successful commissioning of Nice Tramway tunnel ventilation

Posted by AuCom on 18/01/19 11:31

Twenty two EMX4e soft starters have just been commissioned by Fuji Europe in Nice, France as part of the Nice Tramway expansion project.

The starters are responsible for the control of ventilation fans in the 3.2 km tunnel stretch of the new Line 2 Ouest-Est (T2) section of the Tramway.

In case of fire in the tunnel, the starters will work together with Fuji variable speed drives to channel smoke out of the tunnel and manage the oxygen supply.

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Topics: Projects, Success Stories, AuCom Services, Industry Applications, HVAC


Ease of commissioning an invaluable benefit for Colombia's Macing SAS

Posted by AuCom on 22/08/17 14:03

Connecting the city of Villavicencio, Colombia to the capital city of Bogota, the Tunel Buenavista (East Tunnel) is a key component in the Autopista al Llano highway and plays a vital role in the nation’s transport network. Stretching more than 4.5km underground, the tunnel is one of the most complex infrastructure challenges in Colombia.

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Topics: Soft Start Control, Success Stories, Industry Applications


Flawless performance in demanding conditions

Posted by AuCom on 10/08/17 11:58

Oman’s construction sector now accounts for around 8% of its GDP, growing rapidly to an estimated worth of $6.0bn in 2016.  This growth is fuelling significant demand for a wide range of construction materials, including aggregates. 

Helping to meet this demand, AuCom OEM partner Horizon Bright supplies ASTEC aggregate and mining solutions to aggregate producers across the region.

In 2012, Horizon Bright supplied a crusher solution to a local aggregate plant – choosing AuCom soft starters to provide a reliable starting outcome for their clients.

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Topics: Soft Start Control, Success Stories, Mining & Quarrying, Industry Applications


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