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630 Douglas St., Uxbridge, MA, 01569, USA

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mechanical power transmission, green & clean

Belt Conveyor Drive Package offers energy efficient solution.

February 6, 2013

Using Lenze DSD software to tailor drive system to application requirements, Energy Efficient Solution Package features 4-pole L-force MF 3-phase AC motors with GKR bevel gearbox, 120 Hz frequency, and supply voltage of 400 V. Motors exceed efficiency class IE2, deliver constant torque in speed ranges of 24:1, and are optimized for variable motion in power ranges of 0.55–22 kW. By combining AC motor with 0.5-10.0 hp Lenze 8400 motec inverter with VFC eco mode, system offers energy efficient solution. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission, green & clean

Motor Inverter offers high energy efficiency mode.

May 7, 2010

Suited for intralogistic applications/general mechanical engineering, 8400 motec mounts directly on motor and covers power ranges from 0.37-1.5 kW. In VFC eco mode, it adjusts magnetizing current to actual load requirements to optimize energy efficiency. Unit also includes color-coded, illuminated area on surface for visible diagnostics in field or from different mounting positions. Operation and diagnostics are handled by L-force Engineer software. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, controls & controllers

Operator Terminal features 3.5 in. TFT display.

May 7, 2010

Measuring 104 x 130 x 34 mm, EL 103 HMI Terminal features touch-sensitive display with LED backlighting; Ethernet, USB, and CAN interfaces; and SD card slot. Unit requires no fans or batteries for buffering real-time clock and uses 5 W. Based on XScale processor, terminal runs Windows CE and is available with 32 MB Flash and 64 MB RAM memory. It can be optionally equipped with soft PLC including maintenance-free UPS for storing residual PLC data. Read More

controls & controllers

Servo Drives include safety circuit.

January 21, 2010

Available on PositionServo Drives with suffixes ES and RS, safety circuit disables drive output to motor so that drive cannot generate torque in motor. Termed Safe Standstill, safety function meets requirements of ISO 13849-1, which addresses safety circuits in programmable electronic systems. Even in event of single fault, ISO 13849-1 safety circuit will still function and disable drive. Read More

controls & controllers

AC Drives are designed to handle VFD applications.

May 16, 2008

Offered with power range from 15-30 hp for VFD applications, SMVector NEMA1 drives incorporate programmable digital input, terminals for RS-485 communications, and keypad. They also offer capability to wire RS485 directly into drive and give users immediate access to drive operation if external control is removed. Featuring 4 modes of operation, auto-tuning products deliver dynamic speed regulation and accept input from 120 Vac, 1-phase to 600 Vac, 3-phase. Read More

controls & controllers

Servo Drive is available with integrated resolver.

March 5, 2008

Model 941 PositionServo Drive has integrated resolver with scalable emulated encoder output that scales resolution back into end-user's controller, providing 15 options of positioning resolution. Resolver can measure position of motor shaft within one revolution, and product offers capability of controlling basic torque and velocity applications through fully programmable coordinated motion. Read More

controls & controllers

AC Inverter Drive accepts plug-in communications options.

February 6, 2008

SMVector drive accepts pop-in DeviceNet, CANopen, ModBus/RS485, and PROFIBUS-DP communication module options that can be factory-installed or inserted into already existing drive. Modular nature lets users maintain their own communication preferences, and PROFIBUS-DP option makes drive compatible with almost every machine environment by allowing mainstream process to talk to upstream as well as downstream devices. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Spring-Applied Brakes provide up to 10,000,000 cycles.

October 24, 2007

Constructed with cast iron casing, Series BFK458-L includes 4 sizes with rated torque from 4-46 Nm and shaft sizes from 10-25 mm. Units are released by applying dc voltage to electromagnetic coil. Brake coils can be supplied for 24 V low-voltage connection or rectified mains at 103, 180, and 250 V. Read More

controls & controllers

AC Vector Drives offer NEMA 4X enclosure option.

June 5, 2007

Suitable for food and beverage industries, SMVector Drives with NEMA 4X enclosure are protected against foreign objects such as dust, as well as harmful effects of water and corrosion. Units offer input voltage ranges from 120 Vac, 1-phase to 600 Vac, 3-phase with RS-485/Modbus, CANopen, and DeviceNet communication options. NEMA4 enclosure options are available with up to 3 hp ratings. Read More

controls & controllers

Digital Servo Drive features asynchronous control.

November 21, 2006

Compatible with G-motion line of asynchronous gear motors, Model 940 PositionServo Drive with motion controller uses BASIC-like motion-programming language to provide indexing and positioning but can also run in traditional velocity or torque modes. Electronic Programmable Module removable memory chip allows servo control parameters and motion control programs to be transferred from one drive to another, even without power applied. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Brushless Servo Motors suit space-restricted applications.

October 19, 2006

Maintenance-free MUS Series is fitted with high flux density Neodymium Iron Boron magnets, reducing rotor inertia. Motors cover torque range from 380 W to 3.5 kW and feature torque-to-inertia ratio that promotes acceleration and dynamic responses. Design and location of thermal sensor eliminate risk of overheating and demagnetizing. Read More

controls & controllers

Vector Drives offer multiple communication options.

September 29, 2006

With power range up to 25 hp and input voltage from 120 Vac, 1-phase to 600 Vac, 3-phase, SMVector Drives provide 4 modes of operation, including V/Hz, Enhanced V/Hz, Vector Speed, and Torque. Communication options include RS-485/Modbus, CANopen, and DeviceNet. Offering auto-tuning, low-speed control, and dynamic speed regulation, drives are suited for packaging machinery, food processing machinery, material handling/conveying systems, and HVAC systems. Read More

controls & controllers

Variable Frequency Drive has dynamic speed regulation.

May 23, 2006

Featuring power range up to 20 hp and input voltage range from 120 Vac 1-phase to 600 Vac 3-phase, SMVector Drive is designed for packaging and food processing machinery, material handling/conveying, and HVAC systems. Modes of operation include V/Hz, Enhanced V/Hz, Vector Speed, and Torque. SMVector also includes Electronic Programming Module, which is drive's memory in removable chip that enables users to program multiple drives in seconds. Read More

controls & controllers

Variable Speed AC Drives feature a removable memory chip.

July 29, 2003

Offering controlled start-up and overload protection, smd Series drives incorporate removable memory chips and desktop programming modules that reduce programming and service time. Controls on front are provided for speed adjustment and basic programming. Additional features include adjustable slip compensation, voltage boost, and DC injection braking. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Module System speeds drive programming.

April 4, 2002

Electronic Programming Module (EPM) System consists of memory chip that plugs into front of SC Series drive and hand-held EPM Programmer. Programming changes can be made from drive's front keypad, PC, or by plugging drive's EPM into EPM Programmer. Drive profiles can be copied from EPM into Programmer memory. Using EPM Programmer's backlit 16-character LCD display, operator can label and store up to 30 files for later review, editing, or transfer. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Microdrives deliver constant and variable torque.

December 19, 2001

MC 4X stainless steel enclosed microdrives use external heatsinks for natural convection cooling. Models range in power from fractional to 20 HP and voltages are 240, 480, and 590 Vac. Features include 4 pre-set speeds; 2 skip speeds with adjustable bandwidth; PID setpoint control for temperature, pressure, and flow; and either Modbus or Metasys serial communication protocol. Control board has surface-mount components and integrated Intel 196 processor. Read More

mechanical power transmission

HVAC Drives can be programmed for any application.

December 5, 2001

MCH Series can be used for centrifugal fans, blowers, pumps and cooling towers. Programming is via front panel keypad and 32-character, 2-line, English language backlit display. Drives have PID control, V/Hz profile for centrifugal loads, 66 programmable parameters, and RS485 communications. Options include input disconnect or circuit breaker, line reactor, and manual or automatic three-contactor bypass. Drives are available from 1-250 hp. Read More

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