Mechanical Motor Drives

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

October 28, 2016

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help produce... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Regenerative SCR Control supports OEM applications.

October 19, 2016

Intended for use with permanent magnet DC motors only, MGB Series features streamlined design with power in, power out, speed pot, direction switch, and stop/start switch. Microprocessor allows for custom programming where needed. Featuring 115/230 Vac input, 90/180 Vdc armature output, and 8 A armature current, series is engineered for OEM applications that require controlled deceleration,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

Delta Presents Integrated Automation Solutions for Industrial Machinery at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Bring your "Delta Passport" to booth E-4338 to join Delta's journey to smart manufacturing and experience hands-on floor demos CHICAGO - Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today invites International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) attendees to join it on the journey to smart manufacturing. At booth E-4338, visitors will see first-hand how Delta's... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Voltage Motor Control uses single phase AC line source.

August 29, 2016

Combining regen-capable switching power supply with low voltage drive, Model DCH403-10 controls low voltage motors without negative effects of current spikes or large BUS voltage associated with typical 115/230 Vac controls. Built-in circuitry diverts regenerative current to dump resistor, allowing for quick braking. Additional features include NO or NC contacts for alarm output, torque mode... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

August 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drives support multiple industries.

July 27, 2016

Featuring modular design, Model AD1000 can reduce energy consumption by automatically adjusting to changing operating conditions in water, wastewater, irrigation, and other pump applications. Low-voltage Model AD700E, providing precise motor control for variable speed applications up to 30 hp, is suited for food/beverage and packaging industries as well as conveyors, pumps, and fans. Integrated... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor and Drive Package delivers up to 610 lb-in.

June 29, 2016

Available with 200 Watt (¼ hp) or 400 Watt (½ hp) motor, BMU Series features flat speed torque curve, compact design, and digital speed indicator. Motor rated at 200 W is available in 100-120 Vac input and existing 200-240 Vac input, while 400 W model produces approximately 40% more starting torque and provides 100% more continuous running torque. Offered in inch or metric geared output... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

MPU-Based Motor Controller extends device run time.

May 4, 2016

Suited for mobile equipment and linear actuators, DCR Series provides control of PMDC motors. Ability to maintain variable speed control while batteries discharge increases run time for battery-powered devices. Along with 12–48 Vdc input and 1/100–7.5 hp ranges, this 4-quadrant drive features microprocessor-based design that offers flexibility for customized OEM solutions with... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Retrofit of Controls at Ulbrich on Steel Rolling Mill Increases Power Factor from 0.2 to 1.0

April 1, 2016

Advanced motors and drives replace old equipment, with estimated total cost of upgrade being recouped in less than two years of energy savings alone, thanks to regenerative drive technology from Siemens    Most coil steel companies spend considerable time repairing and replacing their line equipment, owing to all the factors one would expect in the heavy-duty world of coil... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Gear Motor Drive offers flexible control and integrated safety.

February 22, 2016

As motor-integrated drive for Simogear gear motors, Sinamics G110M serves material handling applications in various industries. Plug connections for onboard I/O, as well as optional power connectors, accelerate installation. Delivered pre-configured, this IP66-rated solution offers onboard diagnostics. Options, such as internal braking resistors and motor brakes (operational... Read More

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... 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.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

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... 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... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, 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.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

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... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, 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... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Combined Solution from Emerson Industrial Automation Improves Extrusion Machine Efficiency and Accuracy Combined Solution from Emerson Industrial Automation Improves Extrusion Machine Efficiency and Accuracy

May 5, 2015

The manufacturing site of Clariant at Izmit, Turkey, has adopted the latest high performance Emerson Industrial Automation technology to help it overcome issues surrounding maintenance and inefficiency. Control Techniques' Unidrive M, in tandem with a Leroy-Somer Dyneo® permanent magnet synchronous motor from Emerson Industrial Automation, is being used on a process-critical extrusion... 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... 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.... Read More