Product News: Construction Equipment and Supplies
Radio Remote Control targets crane and hoist applications.
Press Release Summary:
April 27, 2012 - Utilizing crane's variable frequency drive control, Flex Pro Handheld Transmitter provides true stepless load control. Unit offers choice of 8 or 12 proportional button configurations, and adjustable speed control with 4 mode settings of 25, 50, 75, and 100% output. I-CHIP module enables universal transmitter to be programmed in field. Featuring rugged nylon housing, ergonomically designed control is NEMA 4/IP66-rated to withstand harsh, industrial environments.
Original Press Release
Magnetek Introduces Flexible Proportional Control of Overhead Cranes and Hoists in a Handheld Transmitter
Press release date: April 25, 2012
Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and energy delivery applications. The Company is North America's largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek provides Energy Engineered® drives, radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America's foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world's largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators. Magnetek is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis. in the greater Milwaukee area and operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Canonsburg, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.