Today, the term "Drives" refers to numerous electronic devices that control AC and DC motors, but NORMALLY
is used in reference to that device that can control one of those motors AND
vary the speed. This is not always necessary, but for the most part, a drive is
used to control the speed of an electric motor.
Power Devices that control the starting and stopping of a
motor, but do NOT vary the speed are usually referred to as STARTERS or
CONTACTORS and these devices can be found on the
page of our website.
Use one of the links below or on the navigation bar to the
right to visit the appropriate page for the type of device you'd like to