Quad Plus Technical News

Zentel Tech Optimizes Rare Book Storage HVAC

Zentel Tech was contacted by the director of commissioning for a world renown institution to investigate issues with the HVAC in their rare book storage. Zentel Tech reviewed all of the information and equipment. The initial complaint was that the heat was being carried over to the supply air from the desiccant regeneration system causing the temperature to rise in the rare book storage. A secondary issue was the motor for the desiccant wheel failed due to the motor leads overheating.

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Shredder Life! A 4,000HP Belted Shredder System!!!

Quad Plus was out for our annual maintenance on a 4,000HP Belted shredder system! Quad Plus works with companies of all sizes to create AC or DC drive systems that include an electric motor, transformer(s), circuit breakers, and electric drive cabinet. This technology converts electricity from the utility line to power the shredder, providing more functionality at a lower cost. Making this energy-efficient yet powerful technology available to customers is the primary focus of the Large Drive Division within Quad Plus.

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Scott's Scraps: SIEMENS Sinamics PM240 Power Block

The Drive had a massive failure within a U phase IGBT, causing damage to the IGBTs, IGBT Control Board and the Bus distribution plate and insulators. VeeArc will clean and repair the IGBT and IGBT Control Board assembly, rebuild the Bus distribution plate Insulators and perform a full functionality test to save the end user the cost of a New Drive replacement and get their motor back up and spinning like a ballerina on a merry-go-round.

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Scott's Scraps: SIEMENS K-Frame Rebuild

A complete teardown and rebuild of a SIEMENS MasterDrive K-Frame caused by an improperly placed IGBT within the U phase leading to a dangerous arc-flash event. Our in-house expert Scott, documents the steps that Quad Plus takes to rebuild from this costly issue. Make sure to always have your drives serviced and maintained.

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Quad Plus™ – Houston now certified to ISO 9001:2015!

Quad Plus™ is excited to announce that our Houston office successfully transitioned the NSA Quality Management System (QMS) Certification to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard. The Houston office received its ISO 9001:2008 certification in April 2016 and has passed each External Registrar audit without a finding. The transition to ISO 2015 presented us with an opportunity to streamline many of our work processes while also incorporating the new requirements for business strategic planning, risk evaluation/mitigation, and organizational knowledge sharing into the QMS. We congratulate our team for successfully achieving this critical milestone, but more so for patiently using the QMS work processes in order to help us improve them. We are looking forward to our 3-year ISO 9001 Certification renewal audit in February 2019.

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