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AC - GPM Induction Motors have energy efficient design.
Baldor Electric Company
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Jul 08, 2014
Stock versions of Large AC – GPM induction motors come in ratings of 250–1,000 hp, 2,300/4,000 V, Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), foot mounted designs. Custom motors are available in 250–1,500 hp; 460, 575, 2,300/400 V, TEFC, foot mounted designs. Suited for industrial applications requiring high torque, motors feature all-cast iron construction, drive end slinger, insulated opposite drive end bearing, winding RTDs, space heaters, provisions for bearing RTDs, and ground lug in conduit box.
NMOS Low-side Driver replaces Darlington transistor arrays.
Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
Dallas, TX 75243-4136
Jul 03, 2014
With 600 mA drain current per channel, 7-channel Model TPL7407L drives LED matrix, relay, or stepper motor in high-voltage applications, such as white goods, building automation, lighting, and HVAC. Integrated circuit offers 40 V output and very low output leakage of less than 10 nA per channel. Available in 16-pin SOIC and TSSOP packages, IC operates from -40 to 125°C and includes internal free-wheeling diodes for inductive kick-back protection.
Brushless DC Motor Controller leverages 0.18 um CMOS technology.
Frieburg D-79108 Germany
Jul 02, 2014
Suited for automotive and industrial applications, embedded brushless DC motor controllers use X-FAB XH018, 0.18 µm modular mixed signal high-voltage CMOS technology. These single-chip, high-voltage controllers with flexible peripherals and direct motor driving capabilities integrate diverse digital and analog components. Computation capacity supports complex motor control algorithms, such as Space Vector Modulation, in addition to 6-step commutation with sensor feedback or sensorless control.
EtherCAT Closed Loop Control works with pulse/direction drives.
ACS Motion Control
Plymouth, MN 55447
Jun 26, 2014
Operating under any ACS EtherCAT® master and acting as EtherCAT node, PDICL enables system performance upgrades without requiring complete redesign. This 121 x 100 x 48 mm, 2- or 4-axis EtherCAT pulse/direction drive interface module specifically delivers position verification/closed loop control of stepper and servo drive/motor combinations with pulse/direction input. Module supports up to 4 axes with up to 4 digital encoders (incremental or absolute) at max speed of 50 million counts/sec.
Variable Frequency Drive promotes simple, reliable motor control.
Parker Hannifin - SSD Drives North America
Charlotte, NC 28273
Jun 23, 2014
Available for 0.25–30 hp applications, Parker AC10 Micro Drive features sensorless vector mode, output frequency up to 650 Hz, and full 150% overload capacity at 0.5 Hz for 1 min. This AC motor speed control will run either AC induction or permanent magnet AC motors. Minimal wiring requirements and 2 accessible terminal rails facilitate and accelerate installation, while auto-tuning sensorless vector mode allows functionality beyond V/Hz control with 0.5% speed and 5% torque accuracy.
DC Servo Drive targets electric subsea thrusters.
Ingenia Motion Control
Jun 20, 2014
Based on 3-board assembly which allows multiple configurations to achieve various current and voltage ranges, Model i146-SCE delivers up to 1 kW continuous power operating with voltage range of 100–400 Vdc. Drive uses digital Hall sensors for both servo motor commutation and velocity feedback loop, avoiding external feedback devices. Capable of operating in velocity and current modes using external analog command source, drive is suited for thrusters on manned submersibles, AUV’s, or ROV’s.
Automatic Range Expander increases machine capabilities.
Gorham, ME 04038
Jun 12, 2014
Individually controlling each brake to increase capabilities of existing machines, P3000HD creates multiple operating ranges by utilizing only necessary amount of pads to create required torque. Machines can then become more effective at running multiple types of materials with differing tension levels, gain greater control at lower torque ranges, run high mass rolls at lighter tensions, run low torque/tension applications that require high torque to stop, and reduce friction pad wear.
EtherCAT Servo Drive delivers 4,000 W of power.
Elmo Motion Control, Inc.
Westford, MA 01886
Jun 03, 2014
At less than 1 oz, Gold Twitter Nano Drive delivers ultra high current of 50 A/100 V with support for EtherCAT and CANopen fieldbus communication standards. Unit runs on any servo motor and operates in current, velocity, and advanced position modes. With FASST Fast and Soft Switching Technology, drive provides >99% efficiency with negligible EMI. Gold Twitter can operate as single-axis control solution or as part of multi-axis control system in distributed configuration real-time network.
Servo Drives compensate for errors in advance.
B&R Industrial Automation Corp.
Roswell, GA 30076
May 15, 2014
ACOPOS servo drives are available with repetitive control, which improves accuracy of production processes with stationary disturbances by using predictive following error compensation. Embedded in standard speed control loop, repetitive control adjusts torque setpoint to reduce periodic portions in speed or following error. By undergoing constant learning process, algorithm ensures changes to load profile do not have any effect on drive.
Multi-Megawatt Drives foster energy efficient machine automation.
Bosch Rexroth Corp.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192-3707
May 13, 2014
While promoting energy efficiency through power regeneration, IndraDrive CL/ML drives also ensure optimal protection of people and machines via integrated safety functions. Power range for these air- or liquid-cooled drive systems is 110–500 kW, and Smart Energy Mode functionality manages consistent energy demand from mains side to conserve energy and avoid voltage spikes. Using parallel connection, up to eight 500 kW drives can provide up to 4 MW.
AEC-Q100-Qualified Motor Driver provides high performance.
Microchip Technology, Inc.
Chandler, AZ 85224 6199
Apr 25, 2014
Supplied in 8-pin, 4 x 4 mm DFN package, automotive-qualified MCP8063 provides 1.5 A peak phase current for 180° sinusoidal drive of 3-phase brushless DC motor and fan applications. Integration reduces PCB area, while sinusoidal-drive performance maximizes efficiency and minimizes acoustic noise and mechanical vibration. Operating from -40 to +125°C, driver offers various safety features and supports sensorless driving of BLDC motors, eliminating need for Hall sensor.
VSD Motor Control Software helps cut energy use.
AC Kinetics, Inc
Armonk, NY 10504
Apr 22, 2014
Available as application programming interface, turn-key VSD Motor Control Software Library enables variable speed drives to dynamically adapt to any application, eliminating wasted energy and ensuring reliable motor performance. Software includes routines that automatically configure real-time algorithms for optimal dynamic control and energy efficiency with push of button, requiring no user hand tuning.
Brushless DC Motor and Driver offers 80-4,000 rpm speed range.
Oriental Motor U.S.A. Corp.
Torrance, CA 90502
Apr 09, 2014
Housed in maintenance-free package, BMU Series includes 30 W (1/25 hp), 60 W (1/12 hp), and 120 W (1/6 hp) models. When used with parallel gearhead, up to 260 lb-in. of permissible torque can be attained. Expanded functions and specifications such as optimized speed regulation, torque limitation, programming, and various display functions can be set on driver. Motor/driver packages target designers using servos, 3-phase AC motors with inverters, or those seeking optimized speed control options.
Single-Axis Drive/Controller works with electric actuators.
Hamel, MN 55340 9499
Apr 02, 2014
Combining servo or stepper drive and controller, ACS (Actuator Control Solution) works with electric actuators to create single-axis linear motion solution for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating processes. Drives are controlled from PLC or master controller via 24 Vdc digital I/O, 0–10 Vdc or 4–20 mA analog I/O, and Ethernet or Modbus RTU over RS-485. Capable of infinite position capability, servo/controller operates on 10-60 Vdc bus, while stepper drive/controller operates on 24 Vdc.
EtherCAT Modules feature 2- and 4-axis universal drives.
ACS Motion Control
Plymouth, MN 55447
Mar 31, 2014
With ratings of 12–80 Vdc and 2.5–20 A, UDMMC EtherCAT Motor Drives are programmable to control 2- or 3-phase servo motors, DC brush motors, voice coil motors, and 2- or 3-phase step motors. Four-axis unit can be ordered with mixed current specification. With optional ServoBoost™ algorithm, positioning systems can achieve speeds of m/s and nanometers of jitter. Safe torque off cuts power to motor without removing power source for applications that need to comply with SIL-3 and PLe safety levels.
Decentralized Servo Drive enables flexible machine design.
Siemens Industry, Inc.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Mar 28, 2014
Affording flexibility for new and existing machines, Sinamics S120M compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive offers option of moving motor inverter outside control cabinet and directly onto motor to reduce cabinet space and required cooling. Decentralized axes are connected back to central S120 components in cabinet via hybrid cable and AM600 adapter module. Pre-assembled hybrid cable contains all encoder and power cables and serves multiple S120M axes via daisy chaining.
Variable Frequency Drives work with submersible/centrifugal pumps.
Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
Mar 17, 2014
Compatible with multiple pump brands, VARIOspeed MICRO series VFDs offer pre-engineered, variable speed options for deep well submersible pump or centrifugal pump constant pressure control applications. There are two models available, and features include single-phase 230 Vac input, selectable 230 Vac single- or 3-phase output, 0–99 psi transducer, and 4–20 mA signal. Respectively, max output for MICRO-D and MICRO-D Plus models is 11 and 14 A. Design facilitates installation and setup.
Engine Start Module caters to medium-duty diesel trucks.
San Diego, CA 92123
Mar 13, 2014
Eliminating cranking problems caused by weak or discharged batteries, 16 lb ESM ULTRA 31/900 assumes starting responsibility for class 3–6 medium-duty trucks. Ultracapacitor-based module provides 900 cold cranking amperes (CCA) or 3 sec crank and enables reliable starting of up to 9.9 L diesel engines from -40 to +149°F. No-acid, lead-free energy storage solution also allows extensive use of lift-gates and buckets while engine is off without impacting truck starting capability.
Decentralized Servo Drive System minimizes cable use.
Radford, VA 24141
Feb 24, 2014
Suitable for packaging machines and production systems, Model AKD-N leverages IP67-rated drives positioned next to motor and supplied by central power module located in switchgear cabinet. Hybrid cable, measuring 11 mm in diameter, delivers power and fieldbus communication to servo drives, enabling them to operate directly in series, supplying up to 4 kW per axis. Integrated into system, Safe Torque Off functionality can be deactivated on individual or collective basis.
Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.
Dover Flexo Electronics, Inc.
Rochester, NH 03867
Feb 19, 2014
Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb™ can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle.
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