AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Vacon, Inc. Manufactures Custom AC Drive for Bristol Compressors International Inc.

MEQUON, WISC., - Vacon, Inc. a global manufacturer of AC drives, announced today that they have entered a three year supply agreement with Bristol, Virginia based Bristol Compressors International Inc. This agreement will be to design and manufacture Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) that will be used to control Bristol Compressor's Benchmark VStar variable speed compressors. The custom designed,...

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Vector Control Inverter employs sensorless technology.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Vector Control Inverter employs sensorless technology.

Featuring output frequency up to 1,000 Hz, SE2-series adopts high-efficiency speed sensorless vector control technology to enhance overload capacity to 200% (1 sec) as well as reduce inverter tripping potential. Built-in EMC filters effectively reduce electromagnetic disturbance and promote conformance to standard specifications of EN61800-3. Series can also be safely implemented in impact load...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Variable Frequency Drives operate in hazardous environments.

Available up to 60 hp, ACE Series is suited for installation in Class I, Div 1 or 2 areas. Explosion-proof units feature NEMA 7 enclosure with active cooling technology that enables operation in ambient temperatures up to 50°C without overheating. To minimize energy consumption, drives allow motor level to be adjusted exactly to performance needs. Built-in diagnostics constantly monitor...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Siemens to Supply Topside Solutions for FPSO in Brazil

Siemens Energy has been awarded several contracts for the supply of topside solutions including power generation, water injection and power distribution packages for a Brazilian FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) project. Purchaser for the power generators and power distribution systems is Singapore-based Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. and Wasco through its subsidiary Gas Services...

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ABB Standard Drives Reach a Not-so-standard Achievement
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

ABB Standard Drives Reach a Not-so-standard Achievement

The two millionth ACS550 drive rolled off the production line in April, marking it the first for an ABB drive series to reach the two million unit production mark. April 18, 2011, New Berlin, WI - Since its introduction in 2003, the ABB standard drive, ACS550, has continued to grow in popularity with customers across industries because of its proven performance, flexibility and its wide range of...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Vacon's Mobile Showroom Presents "Are Your Drives Happy" Training to All Who Visit

2011 Drive Ahead Road Show Tour Launches in North America April 19, 2011 - MEQUON, WISC., - Vacon, Inc. a global manufacturer of AC drives, will once again hit the streets with their custom mobile product showroom and training center. The Drive Ahead Road Show Tour kicks off the 2011 tour on Tuesday, April 19th in Louisville, KY at distributor partner, Kaman Industrial Technologies located at...

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Variable Frequency Drive features modular design.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Variable Frequency Drive features modular design.

Available with 400-2,500 hp control unit, CFW11-M Inverter is supplied with all electrical and fiber optic connecting cables, panel rails, and fuses installed. Controls provide 3-phase, 380-690 Vac induction motor control with IPS1 interface card. To help prevent heat buildup, drive includes monitoring and protection functions, including IGBT overload protection feature, which monitors junction...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Variable Frequency Drives accommodate wide application range.

Configurable via front keypad or ProDrive software, L700 Series incorporates sensorless vector control algorithm that lets inverter develop 150% torque at 0.5 Hz. EzSQ programming function provides PLC functionality, with program developed on PC and downloaded to inverter. Along with micro-surge voltage suppression and trip avoidance functions, features include configurable sink/source logic on...

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Drives and Inverters for a New Bottling Plant
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Drives and Inverters for a New Bottling Plant

Nord Drivesystems provides drives and gears for the packaging, palleting and transport technology systems designed and installed by BMS Maschinenfabrik in the new factory of the Hacklberger Beverage company. Distributed capability, high positioning accuracy and low energy consumption of the Nord Drivesystems solutions are key success factors for this new installation producing up to 36 000...

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Variable Frequency Drive suits pressure control applications.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Variable Frequency Drive suits pressure control applications.

Supplied in NEMA 3R enclosure with 0-200 psi pressure transducer, VARIOspeed® is available from 5-150 hp at 208-240 V and 5-250 hp at 380-480 V, single phase or 3-phase supply voltage. As flow and head conditions change in pumping system, drive automatically controls pump speed and maintains constant discharge pressure. Built-in features include P.I.D. control, energy optimization control,...

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