Motor Systems Controls

Controls & Controllers

Embedded Servo Drives withstand use in harsh environments.

August 30, 2010

Designed to handle applications in outdoor, mobile, and other rugged environments, Advanced Motion Controls' AZX series can control brushed, brushless, or voice coil motors. These 3.35 oz plug-in modules, operating from -40 to +85°C, feature heat sink temperature shutdown at 115°F and full temperature range cycling under 2 min. Able to withstand shock and vibration, drives offer 10-80 Vdc... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

NORD Integrated Solutions to Save Energy

August 26, 2010

NORD employs a wide range of technologies to provide customized cost efficient and eco friendly drive solutions. They include regenerative braking, automatic magnetization adjustment, copper rotors, 87 Hz operation, and intermediate circuit coupling. When machine motions must be slowed down repeatedly or regularly, the released braking energy is not utilized in conventional frequency inverter... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

National Instruments Releases New High-Performance Servo Drives and Motors

August 18, 2010

New Products Provide a Distributed Motion Solution with EtherCAT Technology August 5, 2010 - National Instruments today announced new AKD Servo Drives and AKM Servo Motors that make it possible for engineers and scientists to easily build scalable, distributed motion control systems. The new products simplify setup and configuration for deploying custom motion applications to any NI real-time... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Consistent Communication Interfaces for Baldor

August 17, 2010

Baldor Electric Company has upgraded its range of smart drives with HMS. This range is now able to communicate with a PLC, it is much more open to communication standards and its communication interfaces are consistent throughout the entire range. "We wanted to develop enhanced versions of our MotiFlex e100 three-phase drive ranges, able to communicate with any PLC and to comply more easily with... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Wire Rope Hoist Drives offer lifting capacities to 3,200 kg.

August 17, 2010

Classified FEM 2m, Series GH 3201 is suitable for drum diameter of 140 mm and can reach speeds of 8 m/min with 4/1 reeving. Units feature high grade helical gears in parallel shaft gearbox that promote smoothness and minimize wear. With outputs from 0.37/2.5 kW to 0.6/4.0 kW, hoist motors operate reliably even with unstable power supplies and in tough environments. Drives are adaptable to crane... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Rexroth's IndraDrive Cs Economy Version Compact Servo Drive Provides Higher Value, More Flexibility for Low Power Machine Applications

August 12, 2010

Rexroth's IndraDrive Cs Economy Version Compact Servo Drive Provides Higher Value, More Flexibility for Low Power Machine Applications The IndraDrive Cs Economy version gives machine builders more flexibility when selecting a compact servo drive that delivers the right amount of functionality for their low-power applications. The IndraDrive Cs Economy is a compact servo drive featuring SERCOS III... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Modular AC Drives feature 450 kW/700 hp rating.

August 12, 2010

With design that facilitates access for installation and maintenance, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 AC Drives are suited for motor control applications in variety of heavy industries. Advanced diagnostics indicate blown fuses and surge protectors, as well as monitor operating data on cooling fans, I/O relay cycles, and motor run times for preventive maintenance. Supplied with embedded Ethernet... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor Controller suits electric vehicles/robotics.

August 11, 2010

Model BL1650 drives brushless DC motor up to 150 A at up to 50 V. Accepting commands from pedal/joystick, standard R/C radio, or RS232 interface, 7.50kW unit includes Basic Language Interpreter capable of executing over 50,000 Basic instructions/sec. Product offers current sensing that automatically limits power output to 150 A in all load conditions, and protection against overheat, stall, and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PCD45x1 Series Controls Two-Phase Stepper Motors

August 11, 2010

RADFORD, VA--Nippon Pulse's PCD45x1 series controller chips are programmable pulse generators that are equipped with an excitation sequence generator circuit that allows for the driving of two-phase steppers motors. The PCD45x1 series is a low-cost option and eases the user's ability to configure a multi-axial motion control system. The PCD4541 controls four axes, the PCD4521 two axes, and the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive Module supports 5 axes of brushed/brushless motors.

July 28, 2010

Measuring 120 x 140 x 20 mm, 5-Axis Drive Card operates with NYCe4000 motion control system, which controls applications in semiconductor, solar, and metrology industry. Card uses PWM amplifiers that handle up to 70 W and can be configured to accommodate brushed or brushless motors. Tight integration of I/O with drive allows functions such as high-speed position capturing, laser synchronization,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

NEMA 4X/IP66 AC Drive withstands harsh environments.

July 23, 2010

Series V1000-4X features epoxy-coated, corrosion-resistant enclosure that meets NEMA type 4X/12 indoor use requirements, UL type 4X/12 standards, and IP66 rating of IEC 60529. Drives come in 200-240 Vac, 50/60 Hz single-phase versions rated from 1/8-5 hp as well as 200-240 Vac and 380-480 Vac 3-phase, 50/60 Hz versions rated from 1/8-25 hp. Function-block diagram programming, DIO, and 2 msec scan... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Performance Stepper Motor Drivers have bottom-side heat sink.

July 16, 2010

ROHM Microstep Motor Drivers offer selectable excitation modes of full-step to 16th step with 1.0 or 2.0 A output current and full-step to 8th-step with 2.5 A output current. Featuring selectable fast/slow/mixed decay pattern modes, they also have Ghost Supply Prevention function that prevents aberrant operation in off mode. Single clock input is converted by device's internal translator into... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Line Voltage BLDC Drive Saves Energy

July 14, 2010

The new 720 Series Line Voltage brushless DC drive from Dart Controls was developed in response to increasing demand from design engineers to incorporate energy-savings BLDC drive systems in their equipment. The 720 Series commutates power into standard 3-phase brushless DC motors using 120 VAC source power while providing up to 3.1 amperes of continuous current. Avialable in open and closed... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual Full-Bridge Motor Driver ICs have overcurrent protection.

July 7, 2010

Dual DMOS full-bridge stepper motor driver ICs A4986/A4987 can be controlled in full-, half-, and quarter-step modes. Each full-bridge, controlled by PHASE, I0, I1 logic inputs, offers output rated up to 35 V and ±2 A. Along with parallel input communication and overcurrent protection, features include 2-bit nonlinear DAC, synchronous rectification control circuitry, and fixed off-time PWM... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Adjustable Speed Drives provide repeatable speed settings.

July 5, 2010

With Micro Dial(TM) feature, users of Zero-Max Adjustable Speed Drives can accurately set and re-set various speeds to meet performance levels for different applications. Units accept input speeds from 0-2,000 rpm and provide speed control for inputs from ¼ to 1½ hp applications with output torque ratings from 12-200 lb-in. When used as prime mover, drive acts as variable speed device, and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Brushless DC Motor Pre-Driver IC targets office automation.

June 30, 2010

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm QFN package, A4936 provides outputs for direct high current gate drive of all N-channel power MOSFET 3-phase bridge with 38 V max supply voltage. Integrated elements include 3 Hall-element inputs, sequencer for commutation control, fixed off-time PWM current control, and locked-rotor detection. While output current is scaled by capability of external MOSFETs, locked rotor... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Motor Capacitors at Global Industrial

June 29, 2010

Global Industrial's website, GlobalIndustrial.com, continues to improve their Motors department. The recent addition of Packard brand Capacitors has helped Global increase their product offering. With Packard capacitors, Global is now providing customers with even more replacement parts for HVAC products including air conditions, heaters and more. Packard, a distributor and manufacturer of the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact AC Drive is customized for machine builders.

June 25, 2010

Available in power ranges from 0.5-30 hp, 0.37-22 kW, ACS355 is offered with standard IP20 panel-mounted chassis and supports control of standard AC induction and permanent magnet motors. Safe Torque Off (STO) function keeps drive energized when motor has been stopped and ensures there is no torque on machine. NEMA 1/UL type 1 kit enables wall mounting, and for wash-down applications, IP66/UL... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushed DC Motor Control Module features CAN interface.

June 25, 2010

Model MDL-BDC24, Black Jaguar Stellaris® Brushed DC Motor Control Module with CAN provides variable speed control for 12 and 24 V brushed DC motors at up to 40 A continuous current. It has RS232-based serial control input that also functions as serial-to-CAN bridge, as well as 32-bit Stellaris® MCU to implement open-loop voltage control and closed-loop control of speed, position, or motor... Read More