AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Industrial Shredder Costs Significantly Reduced with Less Wear and Energy Usage
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Industrial Shredder Costs Significantly Reduced with Less Wear and Energy Usage

An Italian industrial automation control systems supplier has significantly cut energy costs in the use of an industrial shredder by introducing variable frequency drive (VFD) technology into the process. High electrical absorption was being created on start-up by an existing Star/Delta starter. This, combined with a lack of motor speed control, were creating high energy costs and wear on the...

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Label Printing Company Reduces Costs and Downtime with Optidrive VFD
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Label Printing Company Reduces Costs and Downtime with Optidrive VFD

Reduced downtime and increased motor control have helped a commercial printing company improve the efficiency of its die cutting machine with reduced costs and improved control, thanks to Invertek Drive’s Optidrive E3 variable frequency drive (VFD). MCC Labels (Kuala Lumpur) SDN BHD uses Iwasaki die-cutting machines for cutting printed labels used on a range of products by its customers, from...

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New Variable Frequency Drive with Single and Three-phase Input of 200 to 480 V
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

New Variable Frequency Drive with Single and Three-phase Input of 200 to 480 V

Designed to operate specifically with CO2 refrigerant condensing systems, it can provide end-users with energy savings of up to 25%. Includes ambient operating range in its class of between -20c to +60c, making it ideal for use in a wide range of environments, including retailer chill and freeze refrigeration systems. Compatible with all motor types including induction motors, permanent magnet...

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New AC Drives with Single-phase Input Capability
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

New AC Drives with Single-phase Input Capability

GS20X series features dynamic braking, PID, removable keypad and RS-485 Modbus communication. Available from 1/4 to 30 hp in single-phase 120 VAC input, single-phase/three-phase 230 VAC input and three-phase 460 VAC and 575 VAC input. Speed control modes are available including standard V/Hz control with pulse input feedback SVC for IM and PM and precise FOC for maximum open loop speed regulation...

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Italian OEM Produces First Automated Production Line for Surgical Face Masks with Integrated Optidrive P2 VFDs
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Italian OEM Produces First Automated Production Line for Surgical Face Masks with Integrated Optidrive P2 VFDs

The global Coronavirus pandemic created unprecedented demand for critical medical devices and products, including face masks to help stem the spread of the virus and to protect medical staff. Italian automation and robotics company DBA Robot designed and manufactured one of the first automatic lines for the production of surgical face masks within weeks of the pandemic striking the country. The...

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New NORDAC PRO SK 500P Variable Frequency Drives Comes with USB Interface for Voltage-Free Parameterization
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

New NORDAC PRO SK 500P Variable Frequency Drives Comes with USB Interface for Voltage-Free Parameterization

Equipped with integrated multi-protocol Ethernet interface and multi-encoder interface for multiple axis operation. Cover rated motor powers from 0.33 to 7.5 HP and feature connectivity, functionality, and versatility. Plug-in control, safety, and option modules ensure maximum flexibility and enables space-saving installation in control cabinets.

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New Soft Starters and Micro VFD Drive Encompasses Simple Manual Controllers
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

New Soft Starters and Micro VFD Drive Encompasses Simple Manual Controllers

WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters are compact, digital with state-of-the-art DSP controller designed to provide high performance on motor starts and stops. Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive is a single-phase input (110/230 VAC) developed for applications ranging from 1/4 to 1hp (0.18 to 0.75 kW). CFW100 series features compact size and is ideal for applications on machines or equipment that require...

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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes
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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes

The Dodge Raptor coupling epitomizes the innovation and value that has made Baldor a world leader in industrial electric motors. For almost 100 years Baldor has been the go-to source for industries across the globe. The Raptor coupling is just one example of our dedication to engineered excellence and commitment to providing value and performance. See our video to learn more.

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