Drives

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive/Motor Combination targets HVAC applications.

February 4, 2016

Available in 2 variants, VLT® DriveMotor includes features designed specifically for OEMs. VLT® FCM106 consists of 0.55–7.5 kW drive mounted as factory package on either induction or permanent magnet motor, while VLT® FCP106 utilizes same 4X drive, and, when purchased with adaptor plate, can be mounted on customers’ motor. With removable memory module, user can store motor database, drive software, parameters, SIPV files, error logs, and sensorless data. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Aftermarket Clutches extend service life by decreasing downtime.

February 2, 2016

With high-performance friction material, Meritor® AllFit series serves heavy-/medium-/light-duty and off-road applications. Respective torque ratings are 620–1,400 lb-ft and 1,250–2,250 lb-ft for manual-adjust 14 and 15.5 in. clutch assemblies. Latter includes 7-, 8-, 9-, and 10-spring disc designs. Also available, 15.5 in. easy-pedal effort clutches offer single-motion adjustment. At 15.5 x 2 in., self-adjusting model comes with 7 springs or 9 springs in 4- and 6-paddle options. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact Frame Size AA Drive delivers high power density.

January 29, 2016

Supporting use with motor cable lengths up to 165 ft (shielded) and 495 ft (unshielded), 6.8 x 2.8 x 6.1 in. G120C FSAA (Frame Size AA) replaces G120C FSA (frame size A) in power ratings from 0.55–2.2 kW (0.75–3 hp), including communication variants for USS, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and EtherNet/IP. Re-engineering is not required when migrating from G120C FSA. In addition to reducing space requirements, AC drive's design offers UL open type, IP20 protection. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

SATA 6G SSD (2 TB) sustains performance under heavy load.

January 25, 2016

Along with 2.0 TB capacity, Mercury Electra MAX 2.5 in solid state drive (SSD) uses MLC flash and offers SATA 3.0, 6G speed fully compatible with SATA 2.0 (3G) and SATA (1.5G). Controller technologies include global wear leveling algorithms, free space management, hardware error-correcting code, and security protocol support, including 128/256-bit-AES full-disk encryption. Respective read and write rates reach up to 490 and 471 MBps nominally or 466 and 447 MBps for incompressible data. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Customizable Precision XY Motion Platform offers 150 mm travel.

January 20, 2016

Capable of operating in any orientation, 306 x 358 x 66 mm CXY-BS Series attains linear velocities to 150 mm/sec and has clean design with apertureless frame. Components include brushless servo motor directly coupled to zero backlash precision ground ball screws; crossed roller bearings; hi-res (0.1 µm) linear SS scale encoder; and optical limit switches with home. Orthogonality (10 arcsec) and parallelism enable X/Y travel with 10 µm linear accuracy and 1 µm linear repeatability.
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drives support streaming content distribution.

January 18, 2016

Equipped with Fixstars proprietary SSD controller, 10 TB Fixstars SSD-10000M and 13 TB Fixstars SSD-13000M provide fast, sustainable I/O performance with read speeds up to 540 MBps and sequential write speeds up to 520 MBps throughout lifetime of drive. Typical applications include object storage, streaming content distribution, CG/VFX productions, 4K/8K video processing, and other use cases in which steady sequential access is critical. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drives maximize computer productivity.

January 8, 2016

With Gen 3 x 4 interface and NVMe 1.2 compliance, Hellfire M.2 PCIe SSD will reach speeds up to 2,500 MBps read and 600 MBps. Unit is powered by Phison 5007 controller and MLC NAND, and is available in capacities of 240, 480, and 960 GB. To boost PC performance, Hellfire PCIe AIC (Add-in Card) provides sequential read speeds up to 3,000 MBps and write speeds up to 2,200 MBps. Card also utilizes Phison 5007 with MLC NAND and is available in 240, 480, and 960 GB capacities. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Top-Mount Smart Valve Positioner optimizes flow control.

January 7, 2016

Designed to mount directly to top of control valve, Research Control® SRD991 uses linear connection, which mitigates hysteresis between positioner and actuator by feeding back actual position of actuator consistently and accurately. Unit is available with graphical LCD screen, 2 levels of diagnostics, and variety of protocols including HART, PROFIBUS-PA, and FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1. All diagnostic features can be configured and displayed by positioner DTM. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Miniature Piezo Hexapod provides dynamic error correction.

December 28, 2015

With 1,500 g load capacity, 6-axis Model P-915KWEF is designed for dynamic error correction for 6° of freedom. Capacitance direct metrology sensors and parallel-kinematic design with piezo actuator direct drives result in compact and stiff positioning solution. Product provides 1 nm linear resolution, 0.07 µrad angular resolution, and positioning range up to 70 µm. Mounted inside rotary stages, Model P-915KWEF virtually eliminates wobble and eccentricity errors. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact USB Flash Drives are available with 128 GB capacity.

December 8, 2015

Tab compact portable flash drive with minimalist design; Vex compact drive with colorful, minimalist design; Spark with metal uni-body design; and Supersonic mini with compact, rubberized, and rugged design are all available in 128 GB capacity. Each 128 GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 flash drive is backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and 2.0. Read and write speeds will reach up to 110 and 20 MBps respectively. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for crystallography, light measurement, measurement of surgical cutting blades, microscopy, laser positioning, and inspection applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Material Handling & Storage

Precision Linear Stepper Stage offers stability, high resolution.

November 16, 2015

As 2-phase micro stepper motor platform, L-511 offers 2, 4, and 6 in. travel ranges and incremental motion as small as 0.02 µm for precision positioning. Recirculating ball bearings enable max load capacity of 22 lb and durability at repetitive cycle rates with velocities up to 45 mm/sec, and precision ball screw drive unit with 2 mm pitch is nested in stress-relieved aluminum base. Centrally located linear encoder provides 1 nm resolution if operated with MC Hydra controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor Drive features 8 opto-isolated GPIO.

November 10, 2015

With IDEA™ PBL4850E, users can create distributed stand-alone complex motion profiles, eliminating need for additional motion control components. Four-quadrant, 3-phase motor drive utilizes sinusoidal commutation to produce smooth motion and communicates via USB to mini USB. Unit offers programmable current control up to 5.6 A peak with optional current boost during ramping of up to 6.5 A peak. Hall cell signals are used for phase initialization, and encoder provides positional feedback. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drives support CFast, mSATA, and M2 form factors.

November 3, 2015

Ranging from 4–256 GB, Solid State Drives are available in both Industrial and Enterprise class grades. Industrial SSDs, made of SLC NAND flash, operate from -45 to 80°C and are suited for mission-critical applications deployed in data centers, finance, and aerospace or manufacturing facilities. Also operating from -45 to 80°C, Enterprise class SSDs use MLC NAND flash which is less durable since higher storage capacity per cell incurs higher read/write cycles per cell than SLC SSD. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Drive Module suits limited space applications.

October 27, 2015

Featuring dual/quad-axis universal drive, UDMSD Series is designed for servo, step, and voice coil motors with continuous power range of 10–100 W. Module supports up to 4 digital incremental encoder channels and 2 absolute encoder channels. Serial Peripheral Interface supports other feedback devices, such as autofocus signals. Available with currents of 1.25/2.5 A and 2.5/5 A (cont/peak), unit is powered by 12–48 Vdc drive supply voltage and separate 24 Vdc ±20% control supply. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Portable X-Ray Generator meets needs of industrial applications.

October 27, 2015

Able to penetrate steel, concrete, and other materials, Linatron® Xp portable industrial linear accelerator weighs <250 lb and can be integrated with PaxScan 2530HE flat-panel digital image detector or built into systems using computed radiography. Liquid-cooled version, designed for high-duty applications, can run continually without having to stop for cool down, while air-cooled version is designed to be used in short bursts with thermal recovery periods in between. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Servo Motor Air Bearing Stage has 38 mm overall height.

October 16, 2015

Floating on air cushion without rollers or sliding components, frictionless PIglide A-141 delivers vibration-free motion with velocity stability and zero mechanical component wear. Miniature linear positioner has preloaded air bearings and integral optical linear encoder. Latter provides position information down to 20 nm resolution. Smooth motion, without any cogging or attractive forces, is provided by ironless linear motors, which reach velocities up to 0.5 m/sec and acceleration to .75 g. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Arc-Resistant Regenerative Drive reduces safety risks.

October 15, 2015

Medium-voltage drive, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000, incorporates ArcShield technology, which redirects hazardous energy and gases created from arc-flash event away from personnel to help reduce safety risks and protect equipment in heavy process industries. Offering full regeneration capabilities and integrated arc-resistant Allen-Bradley CENTERLINE starter, system provides 50 kA arc rating and meets Type 2B protection to provide full perimeter personnel protection. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Drives offer automatic shaft cleaning and lubricating.

October 15, 2015

As option, Amacoil-Uhing Linear Drives are available with combination shaft wiper/grease fitting, which removes dirt from shaft while drive is running and simultaneously assures adequate shaft lubrication with manufacturer-approved grease. Shaft wiper consists of O-ring made of specially formulated rubber which is mounted in Delrin® brand plastic fitting. One wiper is attached to each end of drive unit. As drive moves back and forth, wipers push debris to either end of shaft. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drive comes in IP66/NEMA 4X models.

October 6, 2015

Supplied in dust- and water-resistant housing for harsh environments, Model AC10 features output frequency up to 590 Hz and full 150% overload at 0.5 Hz for 1 minute. Auto-tuning sensorless vector mode takes drive beyond simple V/Hz control, allowing users to benefit from drive's 0.5% speed and 5% torque accuracy. Available through 20 hp, UL-listed drive will run either AC induction or permanent magnet motors. Integrated keypad facilitates installation, setup, and commissioning. Read More