ISA Hamilton Section
November 2012 -  Meeting Reminder

November - Getting ColdIn This Issue:

1 - Our November Membership Meeting
2 - Privacy Policy


Our Upcoming Membership Meeting

Date: Tuesday - November 27th, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM  -  Networking and Dinner
6:30 PM  -  Membership Meeting & Presentation
RSVP: ISA Hamilton Section cordially invites you to participate in a unique opportunity to network with Industry Experts and your Automation Peers. In addition to an interesting and informative presentation, a complementary luncheon/meal will be provided. (Don't forget to advise us of any dietary restrictions you might have) 
Please RSVP by Monday morning - November 26th (or sooner) to allow us sufficient time to organize the meal and any dietary restrictions.
To confirm your attendance,  choose one of the following....
(1) Send an e-mail message to our Program Chairman (Jerry Gelata) at
(2) Send a telefax with your confirmation to (905) 332-4127
(2) Submit the Meeting Attendance Confirmation form which you access by clicking on this link: 
++ RSVP by Monday morning - November 26th or sooner ++
Venue: ABB Canada (Burlington)
3450 Harvester Road, Burlington, Ontario
Google Maps >>  Map/Directions to ABB

Meeting IEEE 519 Limits in Variable Frequency Drive Applications


Mirus InternationalOur presentation will cover the following:

  • Mirus InternationalPWM VFD Review

  • How PWM VFD's Generate Harmonics

  • Short IEEE 519 General Review

  • Limits for Current Distortion

  • How Harmonic Currents Create Voltage Distortion

  • Limits for Voltage Distortion

  • What Problems can VFD Harmonics Create?

  • Various Methods Used to Mitigate Harmonics

  • Why is Leading Power factor an Issue on Generator Supply?

  • Generator Reactive Capability Curves

  • Application questions

Speaker: Al Archambault  -  Director of Sales, MIRUS International Inc.

Al Archambault has over 46 years of VFD applications experience
 - Graduate of Ryerson University in Electrical Technology
 - Worked with Canada Wire and Cable Plant Engineering
 - Klockner Moeller, Motor Control Sales and Applications
 - Canron Motors And Generator Division, in Motor and Drives Sales and Applications
 - Relcon Drives, General Sales and Marketing Manager
 - Siemens, Energy and Automation, Sales and Marketing Manager
 - Teco Westinghouse, Drives Business Development Manager
 - MIRUS International Inc., Director of Sales


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