Mechanical Motor Drives

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, 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

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

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

Actuator Control features microprocessor-based design.

September 21, 2015

Combining AC to DC switching power supply with regenerative PWM drive, DCH Series is suited for applications requiring control of 12 or 24 Vdc motors when only 115 or 230 Vac power is available. With isolated front end, series is compatible with 0-5 or 0-10 Vdc analog signals from any PLC. True low voltage output allows control over low voltage motors without current spikes or large Bus voltage. With 4Q reversing, actuator can perform contactorless braking and/or reversing-on-the-fly. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor/Driver Packages have built-in controller.

June 17, 2015

Available from 30–400 W with 16 speed settings, BXII Series provides speed control up to 4,000 rpm with speed regulation to +0.05%. Units are available in round shaft, parallel shaft gearheads, or hollow shaft flat gearhead with electromagnetic brake options. Parallel geared types produce up to 610 lb-in. of torque, while hollow shaft flat geared types produce up to 970 lb-in. Digital setting on face of drive is used for built-in speed control, positioning, or torque limiting functions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stepper Motor and Driver Package includes absolute sensor.

May 20, 2015

Offering closed loop control, AZ Series 0.36° Battery-Free, Absolute Sensor Equipped Motor and Driver package is designed for advanced positioning applications. Absolute Sensor operates autonomously, without additional battery back-up or external sensors. Package is offered with built-in controller or pulse input type with single-phase 100–120 Vac, single-phase/3-phase 200–240 Vac, or 24/48 Vdc input. Round shaft motor only type or 4 different geared types are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Programmable 3-Phase Brushless Motor Drive produces smooth motion.

May 1, 2015

Refining motion by incorporating trapezoidal and s-curve profiles, PBL4850E IDEA drive™ utilizes sinusoidal commutation to produce smooth motion with minimum torque ripple. GUI offers automatic motion profile parameter population, facilitated application prototyping, and on-screen button-based motor programming. Accepting 12–48 Vdc input, this 4-quadrant brushless controller offers programmable current control of up to 5.6 A peak with optional current boost during ramping of up to 6.5 A peak. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Elevator Drive combines facilitated integration, reliability.

April 29, 2015

Suitable for modernization projects, M1000 provides control functions required for high-performance elevator controllers involved in operation of Induction Motor (IM) and Permanent Magnet (PM) motor applications. Features include elevator-specific application software, adjustable parameters, and serial interfacing consistent with Magnetek’s Quattro® and HPV® elevator drives. Product delivers 70,000+ hr of maintenance-free operation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor/Driver delivers up to 610 lb-in. max torque.

April 20, 2015

Available in round shaft or geared type with inch or metric output shafts, BMU 200 W (1/4 hp) brushless DC motor and driver package supports 200–240 Vac, single- or 3-phase input power. Starting torque and continuous running torque foster adoption into larger-load applications. Flat speed torque (continuous duty) is 3,000 r/min, with total speed torque range of up to 4,000 r/min, and max output torque reaches 610 lb-in. when combined with gear head. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Integrated Drives feature synchronous reluctance technology.

March 5, 2015

Combining Simotics reluctance motors and Sinamics converters, Integrated Drive Systems offer efficiency in full and partial load range. Reluctance motors, available with aluminum or gray cast-iron enclosure, cover output range from 5.5–30 kW. Sinamics G120 converter incorporates vector control designed specifically for reluctance motors. Identification of pole positions prevents jerking movements of drive on activation, while flying restart enables synchronization with running motor. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital Motor Drive features sensorless, brushless design.

November 18, 2014

Designed to drive delta- or wye-connected brushless motors at up to 150,000 rpm, DPFlex™ II provides sensorless control, minimizing wiring complexity. Unit outputs up to 48 V and 30 A peak with 1,200 W of power to drive wide range of motors. Offering 20:1 speed control range, drive features full protection against most faults, including thermal overload. Patented technology enables detection of motor rotor position at standstill for reliable starting without rotor movement and while under load. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital Servo Drives deliver up to 1,000 W of motor power.

September 8, 2014

Panel- or DIN-rail mounted, Series SXD 15 can drive DC brush, DC brushless, or AC brushless motor requiring 1 kW of power. Standard ratings are 12–80 Vdc bus, 15 A continuous, and 30 A peak current. In addition to torque, velocity, and position control modes, drives provide 4 digital inputs, 1 digital output, 2 analog inputs, and 1 analog output. Series SXD 15 communicates via RS232, RS485, or CAN and offers full protection against short circuits, voltage excursions, and temperature extremes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC - GPM Induction Motors have energy efficient design.

July 8, 2014

Stock versions of Large AC – GPM induction motors come in ratings of 250–1,000 hp, 2,300/4,000 V, Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), foot mounted designs. Custom motors are available in 250–1,500 hp; 460, 575, 2,300/400 V, TEFC, foot mounted designs. Suited for industrial applications requiring high torque, motors feature all-cast iron construction, drive end slinger, insulated opposite drive end bearing, winding RTDs, space heaters, provisions for bearing RTDs, and ground lug in conduit box. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Multi-Megawatt Drives foster energy efficient machine automation.

May 13, 2014

While promoting energy efficiency through power regeneration, IndraDrive CL/ML drives also ensure optimal protection of people and machines via integrated safety functions. Power range for these air- or liquid-cooled drive systems is 110–500 kW, and Smart Energy Mode functionality manages consistent energy demand from mains side to conserve energy and avoid voltage spikes. Using parallel connection, up to eight 500 kW drives can provide up to 4 MW. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor and Driver offers 80-4,000 rpm speed range.

April 9, 2014

Housed in maintenance-free package, BMU Series includes 30 W (1/25 hp), 60 W (1/12 hp), and 120 W (1/6 hp) models. When used with parallel gearhead, up to 260 lb-in. of permissible torque can be attained. Expanded functions and specifications such as optimized speed regulation, torque limitation, programming, and various display functions can be set on driver. Motor/driver packages target designers using servos, 3-phase AC motors with inverters, or those seeking optimized speed control options. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Single-Axis Drive/Controller works with electric actuators.

April 2, 2014

Combining servo or stepper drive and controller, ACS (Actuator Control Solution) works with electric actuators to create single-axis linear motion solution for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating processes. Drives are controlled from PLC or master controller via 24 Vdc digital I/O, 0–10 Vdc or 4–20 mA analog I/O, and Ethernet or Modbus RTU over RS-485. Capable of infinite position capability, servo/controller operates on 10-60 Vdc bus, while stepper drive/controller operates on 24 Vdc. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

EtherCAT Modules feature 2- and 4-axis universal drives.

March 31, 2014

With ratings of 12–80 Vdc and 2.5–20 A, UDMMC EtherCAT Motor Drives are programmable to control 2- or 3-phase servo motors, DC brush motors, voice coil motors, and 2- or 3-phase step motors. Four-axis unit can be ordered with mixed current specification. With optional ServoBoost™ algorithm, positioning systems can achieve speeds of m/s and nanometers of jitter. Safe torque off cuts power to motor without removing power source for applications that need to comply with SIL-3 and PLe safety levels. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Rackmount Recorders operate in extreme environments.

February 25, 2014

Housed in 4U military-specified chassis constructed using heavy-duty wrought aluminum extrusions, Talon® RTX Series provides aggregate recording rates up to 5 GBps. QuickPac™ canister allows storage drives to be removed and replaced in field. Each canister holds 8 SSDs, providing 7.68 TB of storage. Up to 4 QuickPac canisters can be installed in chassis for over 30 TB of total storage. In addition to forced air cooling system, recorders include 600 W, 85–264 V, 47–400 Hz AC power supply. 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

Intelligent Panel Mount Drive features EtherCAT interface.

December 19, 2013

Capable of 10 A continuous and 20 A peak current, Model iPOS8010 BX-CAT offers universal solution for control of rotary or linear brushless, DC brush, and step motors with powers up to 800 W and voltages up to 80 V. Unit can operate as standard EtherCAT drive that accepts CAN application protocol over EtherCAT, or as intelligent drive that can be programmed to execute complex motion profiles directly at drive level using built-in motion controller as well as Technosoft Motion Language. Read More