Engine & Motor Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Unidrive M700 Variable Speed Drives for cooling in power station.

January 28, 2017

Controlling 22 cooling tower fans in two towers of power station, Unidrive M700 VSD minimizes power usage at low unit loads. VSDs have soft start, prestart braking and real-time Ethernet capability. M700 VSDs enable for flexible controlling of induction and permanent magnet motors. 

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Controls & Controllers

Brother Gearmotors Expands Portfolio with Optimized VFDs from American Control Electronics

January 21, 2017

SOUTH BELOIT, IL – American Control Electronics (ACE) announces that they have partnered with Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation. Brother Gearmotors will now offer ACE’s premium selection of variable frequency drives (VFDs) as a product add-on to its portfolio of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmotors and reducers. OEM customers benefit by having easy... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

84855104 BDE PRO Motor Drive comes with overvoltage protection.

January 19, 2017

Featuring red/green LED indicators for operation status, 84855104 BDE PRO Motor Drive controls speed and torque of motor. Having performance characteristics ranging from 25A peak current and 15A continuous current, unit supports Hall-effect sensor and incremental encoder type feedback. Designed to optimize operation of 15W to 100W DC mind brushed motors, drive is suitable for medical... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Economical, Custom, Modular Motors and Gearbox Drives

January 16, 2017

ABM drives are tailor-made specifically for the application whether it requires compact design, low-noise operation or maximum operating safety. A flexible modular design system allows cost-effective low volume production runs. Custom motors and drives are available for a wide range of application types: forklifts, electric vehicles, lifting technology, biomass heating systems, textile... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Effective Protection for Electric Motors and Loads

November 18, 2016

  •  High-performance Simatic ET 200SP motor starter with new versions and functions
  •  Now particularly powerful with four adjustment ranges up to 5.5 kilowatts
  •  New fail-safe versions for a wide range of switching and monitoring tasks
  •  New functions, such as motor blocking protection and Quick Stop, for greater throughput, productivity and availability
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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Simotics HV HP Motor offers Short delivery periods.

November 18, 2016

Covering power of up to 70 megawatt, Simotics HV HP motor offers optimized base frame to reduce noise and vibrations. Available with gas and dust explosion protection and variety of cooling methods, unit ensures optimum interaction to Sinamics medium-voltage converters within Integrated drive System (IDS). Suitable for use in aggressive and potentially explosive atmospheres, motor meets API,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

November 16, 2016

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

PowerFlex 755TM,755TR,755TL offers adaptive control of velocity.

November 13, 2016

Available in three models, PowerFlex 755TL, 755TR, 755TM, drive systems offer harmonic mitigation, regeneration and modularity. Compliant to IEEE 519 specification, 755TL drive is available from 250 to 1800 Hp. With regeneration and coordination of multiple motors in common bus configurations, 755TM drive enables power range from 250 to 3000 Hp. Offering regenerative and harmonic mitigation... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

October 28, 2016

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help produce... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor/Drive/Controller supports single-axis applications.

October 27, 2016

Creating space-saving, integrated servo motor/drive/controller electric actuator solution for single-axis applications, ACSI is suitable for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. IP65-rated unit creates linear motion in desired units (mm or inch) via USB or Ethernet port. Available in NEMA 23 and 34 sizes, ACSI features variety of operating modes, such as digital I/O... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Regenerative SCR Control supports OEM applications.

October 19, 2016

Intended for use with permanent magnet DC motors only, MGB Series features streamlined design with power in, power out, speed pot, direction switch, and stop/start switch. Microprocessor allows for custom programming where needed. Featuring 115/230 Vac input, 90/180 Vdc armature output, and 8 A armature current, series is engineered for OEM applications that require controlled deceleration,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

New AxCent Servo Drives for Centralized Motion Control Systems

October 14, 2016

The AxCent™ Servo Drive (Axes for Centralized control schemes) product platform from ADVANCED Motion Controls brings the proven and powerful performance expected of ADVANCED Motion Controls, with improvements to the design architecture that utilize our years of experience in the industry and the latest advancements in modern servo system design. AxCent drives operate with brushless (3Ö)... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hybrid Drives feature NEMA 4X/IP65 enclosure.

October 7, 2016

Housed in heavy-duty die-cast aluminum package C enclosures, 5 hp Model KBAC-217 and 10 hp Model KBAC-416 combine digital technology of microprocessor with analog interface. Trimpot adjustments and selectable jumpers are used instead of complicated programming. S-suffix models contain mechanical interlock on/off switch equipped with safety lockout feature that can be used with padlock, which... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Drive System suits demanding geared motor applications.

October 6, 2016

Designed for use with Sinamics S120 Drive System, Simotics S-1FG1 Servo Geared Motor features low torsional backlash for precise, dynamic motion sequences. Motor is available in helical, parallel shaft, bevel, and helical worm gearboxes with up to 25 transmission ratios. Sinamics S120 Drive System comes in blocksize and booksize hardware types for use with servo geared motors. Pre-fabricated... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC/DC Drives From Control Techniques Give Crane Overhaul Specialist A Lift

October 3, 2016

A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a landmark $500,000+ order involving the upgrade of 10 LeTourneau cranes. Three cranes have already been completed with no reported down-time in the first 18 months of operation, whereas prior to the upgrade, maintenance would be required on a weekly or... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fan Motor Drivers accelerate appliance design.

September 30, 2016

Designed to drive 3-phase BLDC motors via 180° sinusoidal waveforms, Models LV8811, LV8813, and LV8814 have voltage ranges of 3.6–16 V, 6–16 V, and 3.6–16 V, respectively. Software-less motor drivers reduce acoustic noise and vibration, and can be controlled by single Hall sensor. Motor speed can be set by either pulse width modulated signal or DC voltage. Drivers are suited for use in... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

Delta Presents Integrated Automation Solutions for Industrial Machinery at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Bring your "Delta Passport" to booth E-4338 to join Delta's journey to smart manufacturing and experience hands-on floor demos CHICAGO - Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today invites International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) attendees to join it on the journey to smart manufacturing. At booth E-4338, visitors will see first-hand how Delta's... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

Magnetek to Exhibit High-Performance Elevator Controls at 2016 United Convention & Exposition

September 12, 2016

Magnetek to Exhibit High-Performance Elevator Controls at 2016 United Convention Exposition MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Magnetek, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, will be exhibiting their HPV® 900 AF Elevator Drive, their family of Quattro® Elevator Drives, the M1000 Elevator Drive, and the RegenAC™ Regenerative Braking Product at the 2016 United Convention and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Gearheads vs. Programmable Index Drives for Horizontal Rotation Application

September 7, 2016

In Industrial Automation, it seems there is a growing trend of rotation devices to become infinitely programmable. When doing so, some find using a gearbox or gearhead would work fine for this, coupled to a servo motor or AC motor with encoder. Others have been finding out the difficult way that on horizontal rotating applications where high inertias coupled with the requirement for high accuracy... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Learning Soft Starters suit motor applications up to 100 hp.

August 29, 2016

Supporting use with AC induction motors up to 100 A, 75 mm wide RSGD Series (220–600 Vac) employs self-learning algorithm that works with different applications without requiring adjustment of initial torque. These 3-phase soft starters, along with integrated electronic overload protection, PTC input, and diagnostic functions, provide Modbus 2-wire serial communication protocol for... Read More