AC Motor Controllers and Drives

WEG Improves the Environmental Impact of the La Corona Sugar Mill in Argentina
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

WEG Improves the Environmental Impact of the La Corona Sugar Mill in Argentina

WEG Manufacturing in San Francisco, CÃ-³rdoba, recently installed the largest low voltage variable frequency drive (2280A) controlling a WEG 900kW, 6-pole, 380V electric motor at a sugar mill in Argentina. This new solution will replace an existing diesel engine, resulting in significant productivity and environmental benefits. WEG is investing continually in technological innovations for...

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Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

MILWAUKEEÂ- – Rockwell Automation recently supplied South African Breweries’ (SAB) first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for its new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa. The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plantwide visibility and...

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Retrofit of Controls at Ulbrich on Steel Rolling Mill Increases Power Factor from 0.2 to 1.0
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

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

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 SiemensÂ- Ã‚ Â  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...

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Hybrid Drives feature NEMA 4X enclosure.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Hybrid Drives feature NEMA 4X enclosure.

Housed in NEMA 4X/IP65 die-cast aluminum enclosure with hinged cover, Model KBAC-217 is rated 5 hpÂ- and operates from 230 Vac line, while Model KBAC-416 is rated 10 hp and operates from 460 Vac line. Both units are watertight for indoor and outdoor use. S-suffix models contain factory-installed On/Off AC Line Switch, which is equipped with mechanical interlock that prevents drive...

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Slash your Parking Garage Energy Bills by Downshifting your Exhaust Fans Using Demand Control Ventilation Systems
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Slash your Parking Garage Energy Bills by Downshifting your Exhaust Fans Using Demand Control Ventilation Systems

Having a parking garage in your apartment or commercial building is very convenient and it will make your tenants happy. At the same time it will probably drive your utility bill way up. In a large office building and/or mixed-use development, parking garage ventilation can represent 30% or greater of the property’s total annual energy bill, consuming upwards of 400,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per...

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IE4-Rated EC Motor features integrated VFD.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

IE4-Rated EC Motor features integrated VFD.

Featuring IE4 Super Premium efficiency rating, U.S. MOTORS® brand 3–10 hp Electronically Commutated Motor is integrated with tuned Variable Frequency Drive. Brushless permanent magnet motor and drive are designed with ferrite magnets rather than rare earth magnets and have integrated user interface for setup. Design eliminates cabling between motor and separate control while minimizing...

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Simply Practical. Simply Good Drive Selector App Enjoys Growing Polarity
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Simply Practical. Simply Good Drive Selector App Enjoys Growing Polarity

For some time, it has been apparent that mobile apps have been spreading more and more across the industrial environment and have become a popular medium among users. One special feature in this field is the variable frequency drive app for the easy selection of all necessary components from the respective corporate portfolio. The online selection is always up-to-date, available in many different...

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Daishinku (KDS) and SiTime Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - SiTime Corporation, a MEMS and analog semiconductor company and a wholly owned subsidiary of MegaChips Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6875), today announced a strategic partnership with Daishinku Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6962), a leading manufacturer and seller of quartz crystal devices and resonators. This partnership brings together two industry leaders with...

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Parker Hannifin Extends Range of AC10 VFD to 250 HP
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Parker Hannifin Extends Range of AC10 VFD to 250 HP

Charlotte, NCÂ- – The Parker AC10 Variable Frequency Drive, a simple, reliable and economical AC motor speed control, is now available through 250 HP. With features normally only associated with higher specification drives, including sensorless vector mode, output frequency up to 590Hz, and a full 150% overload at 0.5 Hz for 1 minute, AC10 provides an optimized solution for machine...

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Variable Frequency Drive comes in IP66/NEMA 4X models.
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Variable Frequency Drive comes in IP66/NEMA 4X models.

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...

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