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Siemens to Supply Pumping Solution for TransCanada's Keystone Expansion in North America Order Volume More Than USD180 Million

Siemens Energy has received an order to supply integrated pumping solutions for TransCanada's Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Project. The pipeline will transport crude oil from Alberta, Canada to serve markets on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The expansion will complement the overall Keystone pipeline system, with the first phase expected to begin delivering crude oil to the U.S. Midwest in mid-2010. The...

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Variable Frequency Drive features washdown duty design.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Variable Frequency Drive features washdown duty design.

Featuring NEMA 4X enclosure, Model CFW08 VFD can be exposed to water, sprays, high humidity, and dusty environments without damage. Unit is rated for heavy-duty applications supporting 150% current overload capacity and can handle temperatures from 32-104°F with 90% humidity at altitudes up to 3,300 ft. Protective features include over current, motor overload, drive over temperature, short...

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Potentiometer Now Available on SMVector Inverters
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Potentiometer Now Available on SMVector Inverters

UXBRIDGE, MA - FEBRUARY 2, 2010 - Lenze-AC Tech announces the release of the Potentiometer Option for SMVector NEMA 4X Inverter models. According to company sources, the Potentiometer option is built right into the terminal cover, providing direct front panel access. Steve Dextraze, Inverter Product Manager at Lenze-AC Tech, calls it robust and easy to maneuver and states that the potentiometer...

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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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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
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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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