Pump Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Alarm/Pump Control Panels issue high-level alerts.

February 27, 2015

Intended for single-phase pump applications under 1 hp, Simple Simplex™ (SSP-X) UL-Listed panels feature lockable, 8 x 6 x 4 in., NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure. SSP-1 and -2 feature 2 or 3 float operation, high liquid level alert, and control capabilities for 120/208/240 V pumps, while SSP-3 Plugger provides high liquid level alert and includes 120 V receptacle to facilitate installation of pump/pump switch. High liquid alarm features include red beacon light, 85 dB buzzer (@ 10 ft). Read More

Controls & Controllers

Intelligent Pump Drive handles loads up to 25 hp.

December 17, 2014

Available in NEMA 1 and NEMA-4X rated models as well as NEMA 3R Configured Packages, iQpump Micro provides microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25 hp. As process variables change, iQpump automatically adjusts pump operating conditions to meet system demand, while maintaining pump performance and protection. Drive is suitable for light commercial, industrial, agricultural, and ground water well systems requiring simplex and multiplex constant pressure pump control. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Speed Pump Drive provides high dynamics.

November 11, 2014

Covering wide performance range up to 120 kW, Sytronix SVP 7010 offers comprehensive selection of hydraulic-specific functions and can be used in both open and closed loop hydraulic circuits. Control can eliminate pressure overshoot and position linear axes to high degree of accuracy, without instability. Algorithms allow for reduction of pressure ripple inherent in certain pump designs. To save energy, drive reduces pump speed during idle and partial load operation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drive offers multi-pump control solution.

October 8, 2014

Covering power range of 0.75–250 hp and voltage range of 230–500 V, VACON® 100 FLOW AC Drive offers 3 multi-pump control solutions: single drive multi-pump, multi-drive multi-master, and multi-drive multi-follower. Unit offers control of flow and pressure for up to 8 pumps or fan without need for external controller—communication between drives is provided by integrated RS-485. Available with UL Type 1 or UL Type 12 approved enclosures, drive is equipped with built-in Ethernet as standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pump Monitor Relay warns of over-temperature, seal leakage events.

June 26, 2014

As replacement for Xylem-Flygt Mini-Cas Relay, PMR2 Pump Monitor Relay provides motor over-temperature and seal leakage alarms for submersible pumps equipped with FLS or CLS sensors. If sensor current is in normal range, relay is energized to allow normal pump operation. Front contains LED indicators for power, seal leakage condition, and over-temperature condition as well as one selector switch for choosing between auto and manual reset. Over-temperature reset pushbutton is also included. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pump Control Panel combines simplicity and versatility.

December 23, 2013

Able to used for range of duplex pump applications, 331-SV Pump Control Panel with Station View™ operates with floats, level transducer, or both. One panel covers 3 phases and 3 voltages, promoting operational versatility. Graphic display, controller, and intuitive menu let user apply appropriate overload modules into starter to accelerate pump system setup and initiation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Duplex Pump Controller suits lift station applications.

December 23, 2013

Providing pump amp, pump flow, power loss, and pump HOA selector switch monitoring, Station View™ duplex pump controller is able to operate with 4–20 mA submersible transducer or 4 float switches. This engineered custom panel solution, intended for lift station applications, offers facilitated navigation, intuitive set up, and real-time clock via integrated graphic backlit display. Also included, SD card slot offers data logging capabilities. 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

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Drive System runs insulin pumps.

November 20, 2013

Based on coreless, brushless DC motor technology, Miniature Drive System features integrated position sensing system and miniature planetary gearbox. High position sensing resolution enables precision dosing, while robust mechanical structure extends product life and makes drive system suitable for insulin pumps used for juvenile patients. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PLC-Based Controller monitors all pump station functions.

November 6, 2013

Available for Smith & Loveless pumping systems, QUICKSMART™ System Controls provides ability to monitor and adjust all pump station functions. GUI layout facilitates modifications, screen navigation, and viewing of pump station status, while screen function buttons and status bar are accessible from each screen. UL listed/recognized, this 7 in., 65K-color TFT LCD touchscreen HMI controller also offers alarm management, wet well level simulation, and optional STATIONCOMM™ integration. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Waste Handling Equipment

Industrial Grade Control Panel suits water and sewage systems.

July 22, 2013

Designed to control two 3-phase pumps in industrial and commercial water and sewage systems, Model 32S covers wide variety of pump motor amperage requirements by field installing overload modules, up to 32 A each. Panel is rated 10 hp max at 208, 240, 480 V, 3-phase. Housed in padlockable stainless steel NEMA 4X enclosure with tri-voltage step-down control transformer and separate alarm/control fuses, panel uses standard 4 float operation: off, lead start, lag start, and high level. 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

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Wellsite Asset Manager supports artificial lift applications.

June 13, 2013

Using GENESIS, operators can remotely access and manage downhole and surface artificial lift assets in real-time. Plug-and-play system features web-based user interface, on-board pump simulation and real-time well diagnostics, as well as dynagraph cards, data histories, and searchable card database. By integrating well control algorithms and artificial intelligence, GENESIS alerts operators with sufficient time to take corrective action and limit operational downtime. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pump Drive System keeps output pressure nearly constant.

May 21, 2013

Combining variable frequency drive and PLC in one package, which can be mounted on fan cover of TEFC pump motor, Hydrovar eSV ensures constant pressure by varying pump speed as flow rates change. Drives are pre-programmed with patented pump specific software, designed for centrifugal pumps. MODBUS-compatible package uses included 4–20 mA transducer with 0–3,000 psi range. No external contactors, PLCs, or motor protection is required. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Control System manages BOPs in deepwater drilling operations.

May 16, 2013

Used to close oil and gas wells in emergency, SeaONYX BOP Surface Control System incorporates Mark VIe architecture, which provides obsolescence management and enables components to be hot swapped while system is running. System’s Engineering Workstation is based on Proficy Historian software, which collects and archives data at high speeds, sending it to electronic archive. Software also enables future applications that may include advanced monitoring, diagnostics, and predictive analytics. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Drill Control Interface operates underground rigs.

March 15, 2013

With fully electronic drill control interface (DCI), drillers can operate LM™ series underground drill rig and rod handler at safe distance. One-touch rod feed and pull functionality allows operator to efficiently trip rods, while wireline drum counter enables semi-automatic descent and retrieval of wireline. Incorporating CANBUS technology for self-monitoring, DCI provides immediate feedback of drilling conditions and data logging for reporting and analysis. 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

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pump Station Level Controller features redundant level sensing.

November 13, 2012

Equipped with non-contact ultrasonic sensor, PSL 5.0 is suitable for sewage lift stations, wet wells, and storage tanks. Users can also connect loop-powered pressure sensor for redundant sensing in applications with foam or grease. Controller will continuously recalibrate pressure sensor and automatically switch back and forth from ultrasonic to pressure sensor as required. In addition to isolated 4-20 mA output, PSL 5.0 provides 6 programmable control relays and automatic pump run time logging. Read More