AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Pompéo Tricycle Breaks Paradigms with New Concept Vehicle

The vehicle comes as a new concept in transportation. With WEG electric traction, its most attractive feature is economy and versatility. Who has never thought, while caught up in traffic, of the possibility of transporting people from the house to school and work in a more efficient way, with less traffic jams, less pollution and less energy consumption? An answer to this question is being...

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AC Variable Speed Drive is suited for asynchronous motors.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Variable Speed Drive is suited for asynchronous motors.

Able to be used with AC induction motors, VariFlex2-RVDF series employs microprocessor technology that manages to control all drive functions. There are 2 frame sizes available to suit main supply voltages, which include 110/230 Vac for 1- and 3-phase as well as 480 Vac for 3 phase. Compatible with general-purpose asynchronous motor control applications from 0.2-2.2 kW, products are offered in...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Horton and Hub City Introduce Mechanically Driven Variable-Speed Fan Drive System with Gearbox

Better cooling for rear-engine buses, motor homes and motor coaches with side-mounted cooling modules ROSEVILLE, Minn.-Horton, Inc., in conjunction with Hub City, Inc., has introduced a mechanically driven variable-speed fan drive system with gearbox for more efficient cooling of rear-engine buses, motor homes and motor coaches with side-mounted cooling modules. The system includes the Horton...

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Dallas's Cowboys Stadium Provides Dramatic Backdrop for ABB Power & Control Road Show
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Dallas's Cowboys Stadium Provides Dramatic Backdrop for ABB Power & Control Road Show

Nearly 600 customers turn out to see, show, venue, and attend technical workshops in the stadium seats Arlington, Texas, November 8, 2009 - Visitors to the ABB Power & Control Road show in the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium, November 4th and 5th, got to see ABB's automation solutions in static exhibits - and the ways in which the stadium utilizes a variety of these solutions to operate much of the...

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AC Drive targets general-purpose applications.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Drive targets general-purpose applications.

Available in power ranges from 0.75-250 kW or 1-350 hp at 400/480 Vac and 540/650 Vdc input, PowerFlex 753 supports multiple languages and complies with global standards and certifications. DeviceLogix control technology enables users to combine inputs and/or outputs, as well as local logic functions to determine drive's behavior. Drive can also be configured to provide advanced notification of...

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AC Micro Drives suit constant torque conveyor/mixing applications.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

AC Micro Drives suit constant torque conveyor/mixing applications.

Available in 230 and 460 V versions with power ranges from fractional to 20 hp, 3G3MX2 series offers sensor-less vector control functionality and built-in safety inputs. Range of industrial communication options are supported, and functionality covers machine control operations such as positioning, speed synchronization, and logic programming. As drive and controller, products deliver 200%...

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Industrial Drive Modules feature embedded safe-torque-off.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Industrial Drive Modules feature embedded safe-torque-off.

Rated for 1.5-600 hp at 480 Vac, ACS850 Drive Modules are suited for extruders, cranes, mixers, and web handling machinery. Integrated Safe Torque Off feature removes torque from motor shaft, conforming to SIL 3/IEC 61508 requirements. Engineered to work with ABB high-speed serial interface modules, drives support DeviceNet, Modbus RTU, Profibus, and CANopen. Additional features include removable...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Magnet Drive System meets NEMA Premium and EPAct standards.

Equipped with WISE insulation system, W Magnet Drive System(TM) incorporates W Magnet Drive inside motor, which is controlled by CFW11 variable frequency drive rated 380-480 V and 20-200 hp. Motor, rated at 460 V and 15-200 hp, is fitted with NdFeB magnets inserted inside rotor, instead of conventional aluminum alloy squirrel cages. CFW11 drive used with W Magnet Drive System uses vector control...

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Low Harmonic Drives eliminate distortion.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Low Harmonic Drives eliminate distortion.

Featuring modular design, VLT® Low Harmonic Drives eliminate current distortion at source by performing real-time analysis and actively imposing currents, as needed, to restore and ensure optimized sine waves from power supply grid. Units come in power ranges of 132-630 kW high overload and 160-710 kW normal overload, and voltage range of 380-480 Vac, 50-60 Hz. Offered in IP 21/NEMA1 or...

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Micro Drive controls AC motors up to 30 hp.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Micro Drive controls AC motors up to 30 hp.

Available in M5 frame size measuring 11.5 x 6.5 x 9.8 in., VLT® Micro Drive covers 3-phase, 380-480 Vac, 25-30 hp range. Variable frequency drive offers true side-by-side mounting without derating. Flying start feature maximizes uptime, while electronic thermal relay eliminates need for external motor protection. Additional features include serial communications via RS-485 Modbus RTU and FC...

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