Speed Controls & Controllers

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

High-Voltage, Rib-Cooled Motors carry up to IP66 rating.

March 13, 2015

Available in frame sizes from 355–450 and power ratings from 100–1,250 kW, NXR motors supports diverse industries and applications. Enclosure is completely dust tight and will withstand water jets, while size, shape, and positioning of cooling ribs optimize cooling performance. Pre-engineered fixing points on sides facilitate installation of accessories and ensure airflow over cooling surfaces is not affected. Coil ends and bearings can be inspected with endoscope without removing end shields. Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Motor Speed Control drives motors rated up to 1 hp.

December 31, 2014

Housed in NEMA-4X/IP65 aluminum die-cast enclosure, Model 2999 Pacesetter™ is suited for stand-alone AC gearmotor applications that require variable speed, controlled acceleration, and reversing. Unit drives 230 Vac, 50/60 Hz, inverter-duty 3-phase gearmotors and motors rated up to 1 hp/746 W. Allowing for up to 200% starting torque, control ensures startup of high frictional loads. Slip compensation with static auto-tune and boost circuitry provides load regulation over wide speed range. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Programmable Motion Control features 2 signal set points.

July 29, 2014

By continuously monitoring rotary speed, MSD-800 protects indoor/outdoor rotating equipment from damage. Unit alerts operator of change in speed by sending signal to control unit which can sound alarm and/or shutdown equipment completely. Installed remotely, control unit can be programmed to indicate 2 under-speed points or 2 over-speed points, or 1 of each. Speed sensor, installed directly to shaft of rotating equipment, is enclosed in weatherproof and dust-tight cast aluminum housing. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Variable Frequency Drive promotes simple, reliable motor control.

June 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. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software, Green & Clean

VSD Motor Control Software helps cut energy use.

April 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. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

DC Motor Speed Control supports dynamic braking.

February 13, 2014

Housed in NEMA 1/IP-20 enclosure, Model 0794 provides smooth speed control for PMDC gearmotors and motors. Forward-Brake-Reverse switch allows dynamic braking for applications where motor needs to be manually and infrequently reversed. Accepting 115 Vac, 50/60 Hz, 1-phase input, control supports motor power ratings of 7/16 hp at 90 Vdc or 5/8 hp at 130 Vdc. It is suited for bi-directional applications such as conveyors, packaging machines, medical devices, and labeling equipment. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motors feature built-in controller.

January 31, 2014

Available in 30 W (1/25 hp), 60 W (1/12 hp), and 120 W (1/6 hp) models, Type BLE Series with built-in controller (stored data) can be driven by connection to PLC or other devices. Motors come with round shaft, parallel geared, or hollow shaft flat geared combination. Offering stable speed control range of 80–4,000 rpm, maintenance-free systems feature long-life gearheads rated for 10,000 hours. All are IP65-rated from face mounting back. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Parallel Shaft AC Gearmotors suit fixed-speed applications.

January 24, 2014

Driven by 3-wire reversible, 42R6-frame, 115 Vac/60 Hz, single-phase, ¼ hp, AC induction motor, 42R6-FX features hardened helical steel gears and needle bearings that lend to optimized torque and product life. FX gearhead provides up to 350 lb-in. continuous torque, and 3-wire winding facilitates wiring and reversal of gearmotor. Models are available with gear ratios from 5:1 to 300:1 and rated output speeds of 5.7–340 rpm. Synthetic lubricant broadens gearhead operating temperature range. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Gearmotor drives OEM pumps.

December 16, 2013

Featuring fully integrated speed controller, DriveSure™ is suited for biopharmaceutical, medical device, and process analysis equipment. Panel-mount unit features 51:1 control ratio and 408–8 rpm speed range. Offered in 24 and 48 Vdc options, drive directly accepts market-standard analog control signals. DriveSure offers range of panel-mount brushless DC motor gearboxes and controllers as package, designed for OEMs wishing to panel-mount pumpheads for flow range from 0.1–6100 mL/min. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean, Services

Control Unit enhances variable speed drive capabilities.

November 6, 2013

Designed to supplement Sinamics G120 variable speed drive, Sinamics CU250S-2 provides universal vector control with encoder feedback. Operation of single-axis applications with exact speed and torque control on induction motors, as well as positioning tasks with high demand on I/O, are also supported with different encoder interfaces provided on module. Additional integrated features – Safe Torque Off, Safe Brake Control, Safe Stop 1 – enable application on basic safety requirements. 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

Engine-Coolant Pumps minimize parasitic power losses.

July 19, 2013

Equipped with electronically controlled Visco system, Engine Coolant Pumps maximize fuel economy savings for heavy trucks. Visco technology covers variable-speed, fuel-saving air- and coolant-flow products by hydraulically isolating engine-input speeds and minimizing power consumption under high-speed operation and light engine loads where maximum flow rates are not required. Designed for life of vehicle, Visco coolant pumps do not require periodic maintenance. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Bracket Assemblies aid mounting of speed sensors.

June 25, 2013

Model EZ-3/4 in. Easy Mount Bracket Assemblies are compatible with Electro-Sensors 906 and 932, while EZ-18 mm assemblies work with Electro-Sensors ST420, ST420-LT, ST420-DI, Series 18, and SpeedTalker DN-BH. Designed for applications up to 300 rpm, both units mount directly to tapped shaft. Pulser Disc within CPVC housing provides 8 pulses/revolution. Assemblies are used with speed sensors to generate pulses or 4–20 mA signals for use with display meters, speed switches, or PLC inputs. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Speed Controls drive PMDC gearmotors and motors up to 1/3 hp.

August 30, 2012

Utilizing pulse width modulation technology, Type WPM Speed Controls are available for 12 or 24 V permanent magnet DC gearmotors and motors up to 250 W. Units feature 5 trim pots to adjust min/max speed, torque limit, and acceleration time. Available with ¼ in. quick connect tabs or plug-in terminal block, controls provide continuous output current ranges from 14-17 A, dependent on model. Speed may be controlled with single-turn speed pot or isolated 0-5 Vdc remote signal. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Speed Controls drive brushless DC gearmotors and motors.

June 25, 2012

Operating from 12 or 24 Vdc, Series ABL-3906C is suited for portable or remote applications where connection to AC line is not possible. Motor speed can be controlled by external potentiometer, onboard speed trim potentiometer, or 0-5 Vdc analog input signal. If user changes direction signal without bringing motor to stop, Smart Reverse(TM) circuit prevents plug reversing. Controls provide continuous output up to 20 A, with peak output current up to 30 A. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Voltage Stock Controls drive brushless DC gearmotors/motors.

June 22, 2012

Operating from DC power supply or battery (12 or 24 Vdc, depending on model), ABL-3906C provides variable speed control for low-voltage BLDC (ECM) gearmotors and motors. Motor speed can be controlled via external potentiometer, onboard speed trim potentiometer, or 0-5 Vdc analog input signal. Along with plug reversing prevention, features include 20 A max continuous output rating, 30 A peak output rating, and trim pots for adjusting max speed, torque (current) limit, and acceleration time. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Intelligent Servo Drive takes up 21 x 54 mm of PCB space.

April 5, 2012

Offering up to 360 W of peak power, Model iPOS3604 VX combines controller, drive, and PLC functionality into single unit that can be mounted vertically or horizontally onto motherboard. Drive can control brushless DC, brushless AC, DC brushed, and step motors up to 144 W continuous power. Operating in single-axis, multi-axis, or stand-alone configurations, unit performs position, speed, or torque control. CAN interface enables operation in CANopen and TMLCAN protocols. 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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Multi Axis Motor Control is offered as OEM style daughter board.

July 18, 2011

Operating as standalone controller or integrated into final product as sub-board, EPOS2 36/2 Motherboard features snap-apart construction with 11 nodes connected via CAN-Open, allowing multi-axis customization on single board. Two digital inputs and 1 digital output are mapped on board with additional I/O expansion module as option. In addition to motor speed, torque, and position control, EPOS2 36/2 is capable of synchronously running coordinated multi-axis path dictated by interpolating points. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Closed Loop DC Speed Control has programmable display.

April 11, 2011

Intended for DC motors up to 2 hp, OMDC-MD series offers digital closed loop feedback and LED display. Latter supports decimal point position and intensity adjustment and may be programmed to display any engineering unit of measure. Min/max speeds and acceleration/deceleration are all adjustable, and pulse input capacity for speed feedback is 50,000 pulses/min (833 Hz). Non-volatile memory provides programmable power-on initial settings; all custom settings are stored for future use. Read More