About us

Variable Speed Systems cc is owned and managed by a Professional Electrical Engineer and started doing what we do best on 1 December 1997.

Variable Speed Systems cc is an Approved System Integrator of the Siemens Industry Automation and Drive Techologies Division and regularly do work for Siemens offices, both locally and abroad.

We specialise in the design, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of variable speed drive systems and the associated higher-level control systems.

We have been in business for 18 years and our Managing Member has 25 years experience gained across a wide range of industries and applications, which includes the following:

Cement - ID fans, Cooler fans, Weigh feeders, Train tipplers.
General - Pumps, Fans.
Marine - Propulsion and Thruster drives, Oil Rig Draw works, Mud pumps.
Materials - Conveyors, Stackers, Reclaimers, Train tipplers
Metals - Rolling mills, Shears, Coilers, Casters, Stamping presses, Pickling lines, Galvanising lines.
Mining - HPRC Chrushers, Ore mills, Winders, Slurry pumps, Conveyors, Compressor motor exciters.
Oil & Gas - Large compressor softstarters and variable speed drives.
Paper - Paper machines, Coaters, Rewinders.
Plastics - BOPP lines, Extruders, Winders.
Rubber - Rubber mixers, Extruders, Gumdip lines.
Transport - Automated People Movers.

Our services include the following:

Supply of Siemens Automation and Drive equipment
Conceptual design of drive and control systems.
Detailed hardware design of drive and control systems.
Detailed software design of drive and control systems.
Commissioning of drive and control systems.
Fault-finding, optimisation and maintenance of drive and control systems.
Installation of drive and controls systems (Sub-contracted to our experienced Installation partners).