Fan Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Z-Wave Thermostat enables remote control via mobile device.

January 20, 2015

With Model Z-TZEMT400AB3NX, users can remotely control heating and cooling system via Virtual Keypad App, which is downloaded to smartphone or mobile device. In addition to by-degree temperature control, users may also select Heat, Cool, Auto, Fan, or Off. Once customers begin using Favorites on Virtual Keypad App, they will be able to assign multiple Z-Wave devices to single command. Z-Wave requires 738Z Z-Wave module and supports 232 modules. Read More

HVAC, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Reference Design aids cooling fan motor control.

January 8, 2015

Reference design, built around TMPM375 MCU with Vector Engine (VE) technology and peripherals, simplifies complex motor control designs in high-performance cooling fans and similar products for servers and data centers. VE technology employs vector control in hardware to aid handling of complex field-oriented vector control and space-vector modulation methods. Options range from single-phase Brushless DC Motor control to Vector Controlled Brushless DC Motor systems. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Variable Fan Drive and Plastic Fan cool equipment engines.

February 14, 2014

Modulator® LCV40 Fully Variable Fan Drive and WindMaster® Plastic LS11 Fan help improve fuel economy of agricultural, construction, and transportation equipment. Controlled by engine's electronic control unit (ECU), completely sealed Modulator LCV40 Fan Drive offers variable-speed operation. WindMaster LS11 blades, constructed with UV-stabilized materials, can be trimmed to appropriate size and are optimized for minimum deflection, reduced fan stress, and airflow stability. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Humidity Sensor/Fan Control automatically controls ventilation.

January 9, 2014

Using digital sensing technology, Humidity Sensor and Fan Control automatically turns on ventilation fan to reduce condensation in humid or damp areas. Adjustable settings for sensor sensitivity, humidity level, and automatic time out can be set to meet specific needs of room. As single pole device for control of ventilation fan or fan/light combination, product is compatible with incandescent, LED, CFL, and fluorescent lighting loads and may be used with ventilation fans up to 1/6 hp. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Thermostat System communicates wirelessly via mesh network.

November 20, 2013

In addition to controlling occupancy sensors, lighting, fans, and plug loads, plug-and-play Web Comfort™ System can be used with meter to monitor and track energy use for specific area, load type, or building. Based upon sensor input, schedule, local input, curtailment, and event information, adjustments to devices are implemented in real-time to minimize energy waste. Each device acts as repeater, passing signal in daisy chain sequence to seamlessly communicate back to Web Comfort Manager. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers

Airflow Controller optimizes fan testing.

August 9, 2013

Supporting fans and fan trays up to 30 A, FSC-200 Fan Speed Controller provides precise management of fan speeds during thermal management studies of electronic devices. Unit comes with ATS stageSPEED software, which allows use of PC to incrementally control speed from 0–100% of max power. Communicating with PC via USB connection, FSC-200 controls fans and fan trays with 0.5% resolution and provides ±1% data accuracy. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers

Fan Drive Control offers reversing and zero-speed capability.

April 25, 2013

Available for H1 piston pumps, PLUS+1™ Compliant Fan Drive Control utilizes closed-circuit technology to meet demand for hydraulic cooling fan systems in Tier 4-compliant mobile off-highway equipment applications. Unit is available in 12 and 24 V models and is suitable for machines above 20 kW. In addition to proportional forward control, FDC can automatically reverse direction of fan to purge trapped dirt and debris, and stop fan completely in circumstances where cooling needs are minimal. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Single-Axis Drive covers 0.12-15 kW power range.

January 23, 2013

Available in 4 frame sizes from 1/6–20 hp, Sinamics V20 operates pumps, fans, compressors, and conveyor systems. Drive can be connected directly in-line and mounted as push-through installation in addition to conventional wall-mounting method. Equipped with Basic Operator Panel for trouble-free on-site commissioning and operation, drive uses Keep Running Mode to automatically adapt to power supply, and ECO-mode which automatically adapts magnetic flux in motor to optimum operating point. Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drive is optimized for pump and fan applications.

November 16, 2012

Available in 0.75–250 hp and 230–500 V ranges for water and wastewater and building automation applications, VACON® 100 FLOW provides dedicated functions that benefit flow control processes while also offering Multimaster and Multifollower features for controlling multiple pumps simultaneously. Graphical, multilingual display and configuration wizards foster usability, and built-in block programming functions allow AC drive to be tailored for unique requirements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Digital Programmable Thermostat offers heat pump control.

June 4, 2012

Ranging from 32-99°F with ±1°F accuracy, Model PLVT1 directly controls furnace, small boiler, air conditioner, circulator fan, and heat pump in commercial or residential buildings. Unit has LCD that shows current temperature and operating mode. In case of power outage, thermostat can be operated off 2 AAA batteries. Unit can be set to automatically switch between heating and cooling to minimize need to switch modes for different seasons. Read More

HVAC, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Fan Control System accommodates up to 30 networked fans.

March 14, 2012

With iFAN(TM) System, facilities can network High Volume Low Speed fans and control them from centralized location. Fans are networked to 23 in. touchscreen computer, complete with custom graphics representing exact fan layout. System can also display tailored variety of performance metrics for each fan, by zone, or for entire facility, which can be archived and viewed later for trend analysis. If fire suppression sprinklers are triggered, Fire Control Panel initiates instant shut down of all fans. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Cooling Fan Control IC optimizes rotation speed.

August 2, 2011

Able to control single-coil brushless cooling fan speed using PWM or analog signals, Hall effect-based Model MLX90287 is suited for desktop computers, gaming consoles, and LED automotive headlights. Unit operates from supply voltage of 4.5-16 V and within ambient temperatures from -40 to 150°C. With integrated power stage, IC can drive fans rated up to 550 mA. Device directly accepts, without any external circuitry, PWM frequency range of 100 Hz to 100 kHz. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fan Drives target Class 8 commercial trucks.

June 23, 2011

Combining viscous technology with electronic control, Visctronic® Fan Drives operate only when needed and at appropriate speed, freeing up engine power and contributing to fuel economy. Through specifically calibrated software, drives communicate with engine's electronic control unit to continuously determine engine's cooling needs. Fluid-actuated valves and high-speed reservoirs deliver right amount of cooling when needed. As self-contained units, drives require no service or maintenance. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fan Drive Conversion Kit extends under-hood operating life,.

April 8, 2011

Featuring double row angular contact (DRAC) sheave bearing and air cartridge seal, DM Advantage(TM) On/Off Conversion Super Kit converts standard DriveMaster® On/Off Fan Drive to DM Advantage On/Off Fan Drive. Converted product has fail-safe design that promotes reliability and extended operating expectancy. Drives are suited for high-heat, under-hood applications, and kit contains everything needed to completely rebuild fan drive. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Green & Clean

Solar Air Heater optimizes efficiency via true match airflow.

February 11, 2011

Item No. SAC120CFM, Solar Air Heater Fan with Controller, is factory set to end-user's specification. Using thermistor to constantly monitor inside panel temperature, controller ensures critical airflow matching for optimal efficiency. Solar air heater programmable circuit design enables preset temperature settings, which enable fan to ramp up/down depending on inside panel temperature. Read More

HVAC, Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Fan Control operates up to 18 HVLS fans.

February 1, 2011

Fan-Commander(TM) controls operation of up to 18 High Volume/Low Speed (HVLS) Revolution® Fan or Revolution® SP Fan models. In addition to adjusting fan speed to match winter and summer conditions, it can also be programmed to operate fans only when needed. Users can customize each fan name to specific building locations and visualize each fan's settings and status. Fan-Commander can also prevent unauthorized employees from adjusting fan speeds. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Distributed Drive suits material handling applications.

December 14, 2010

Offering plug-and-play power and control, Sinamics® G110D operates with pumps, fans, compressors, and other industrial equipment. Drive is suited for either direct communication with PLC or control via I/O inputs. Housed in IP65 metal enclosure, unit can be installed in close proximity to motors where dust and water ingression are of concern. Optional Intelligent Operator Panel enables text application setup with alarm status alerts and resolution advice for troubleshooting. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Torque Drive operates at up to 1,400 hp.

December 7, 2010

Suited for industrial variable torque applications, VLT® Automation VT Drive is available for 240 and 480 Vac single- and 3-phase, or 575 and 690 Vac 3-phase operation with ½-1,400 hp. Included Smart Logic Controller, main disconnects, and fusing simplify installation, while dedicated pump functions simplify programming and commissioning. Unit has ambient temperature rating of 50°C without derating. It also provides autotuning of PI-controllers as well as password protection. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

AC Drive targets OEM pump and fan applications.

November 16, 2010

Ranging from 200-480 Vac/0.5-30 hp, Model ACS310 comes with 2 independent PID controllers for regulating pressure, flow, or other quantities on basis of need. Pump and fan control switches auxiliary pumps on and off as required by capacity changes, while auto-change function alternates between pumps to keep duty times equal. For pump protection, variable frequency drive uses Pipe Fill control method, which starts pump system and fills pipelines with water before closed-loop control is activated. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

External Rotor Motors utilize multi-pole NeFeB magnets.

October 27, 2010

Measuring 63 x 52 mm, VDC 3-49.15 Series is available in 2 versions with nominal voltage of 48 and 24 Vdc and operating voltage range of 18-55 or 18-30 V. Units feature output power of 105 and 63 W at 2.9 and 3.5 A current consumption, respectively. With nominal speed of 4,000 rpm, nominal torque reaches 250 mNm or 150 mNm, while max torque controlled by I2t function can be twice as high. Maintenance-free motors include solid flange with 3 tapped holes for direct mounting. Read More