Matrix Designed VFDs The Yaskawa U1000 Matrix Drive is a relatively new VFD that was designed as a Clean Power VFD and solution for regenerative power applications. The drive provides low harmonics, with less than 5% iTHD at the input terminals of the VFD and is ideal for a host of industrial applications. The design of the drive obviates the DC bus by using nine bi-directional IGBTs (insulated-gate bipolar transistors) in a matrix arrangement to generate the [...]
Lakeland and PMC provide one of the most comprehensive selections of electrical components, system solutions, and test and measurement equipment in the Midwest. We specialize in providing tailored solutions for water and wastewater facilities, in addition to the services and support to calibrate, install and maintain your equipment. As a result, providing the products and services that can help your plant run more efficiently, extend facility life, and improve water quality. Lakeland and PMC also [...]
As part of our commitment to serving our community, the Lakeland Companies has partnered with the Salvation Army North for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. The Salvation Army can stretch your dollar to purchase three times as many meals as you can get at your local grocery store. Join the "Feed Your Neighboor Challenge" by watching the video below. For every view the video receives, the Lakeland Foundation will donate the cost of a meal up [...]
New Lenze VFDs: Less Means More. Lenze now offers a new product line of variable frequency drives (i500) that are smaller, cheaper, better and more cost-effective. What makes the Lenze VFDs unique is their streamlined design (smallest on the market), scalable functionality, and exceptional user-friendliness. What make the i500 drives so easy to work with? They have wi-fi capabilities rather than analog, and include USB communications, wireless modules, CANopen, Modbus, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and an optional [...]
The Danger of Arc Flash: Are you Protected? An arc flash is a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through the air from one conductor to another, or to ground. The results can be violent and extremely dangerous. If a human is nearby, the arc flash can cause serious injury or even a fatality. An arc flash can be caused by a lot of things. Causes of arc [...]
Our Commitment to the Community: Lakeland has a long tradition of giving back to the communities in which we live and do business. Since 1993, the Lakeland Foundation has donated significant amounts of money to local and national charities. During the holiday season, Lakeland employees volunteer for the Salvation Army’s annual bell-ringing campaign in the Twin Cities and Omaha. The Lakeland Foundation then matches collected donations up to $1,000. Upcoming Activities: Salvation Army Bell Ringing [...]
Lakeland Services: More than Meets the Eye. Lakeland is more than a parts and components distributor. We are also a full service provider. Need troubleshooting advice or a product recommendation? Give us a call. We are expert consultants who have decades worth of experience in everything electrical. Need engineering design for a control system or industrial software integration? We can help! We can also provide you with equipment testing, instrument calibration, industrial signage services, and [...]
2016 Customer Appreciation Golf Outing On July 18, 2016, Lakeland celebrated the company's 19th annual customer appreciation outing at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. More than 100 customers and suppliers convened for lunch, an 18 hole scramble-style golf tournament, dinner, and an awards ceremony. Thanks to everyone who came and made it our most successful event yet.
New Lakeland Website Welcome to the Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company website! Finally, after being in business for more than 50 years, we have a place to call our online home. Please use this site to learn more about us as a company, our suppliers, the products we distribute and the services we provide. We also value your feedback. If you have any comments or suggestions, please let us know.