New 2G Motion System from Kollmorgen Comes in Single-Cable Design
Servo Motor Controllers and Drives

New 2G Motion System from Kollmorgen Comes in Single-Cable Design

Designed to harness the performance capabilities of Kollmorgen’s AKD2G servo drive and AKM2G servo motor. Features SafeMotion monitor, WorkBench GUI, extended I/O variant, extensive feedback options, single- and dual-cable options, shaft, mounting and connector options. Ideal for industrial printing, laser cutting, packaging, robotics, inspection and measurement, machine tools, winding machines...

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Bosch Rexroth SafeMotion Achieves CIP Safety™ over EtherNet/IPTM Certification From ODVA
Servo Motor Controllers and Drives

Bosch Rexroth SafeMotion Achieves CIP Safety™ over EtherNet/IPTM Certification From ODVA

With this new CIP Safety certification, Rexroth's IndraDrive servo drive system supports an unrivaled variety of bus systems New certification gives machine builders more options to utilize Bosch Rexroth’s drive-integrated SafeMotion functionality, even with third-party PLC platforms using different automation bus interfaces. Bosch Rexroth’s drive-integrated SafeMotion machine safety...

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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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VFD Increases Precision and Speed of Food Packaging Sealer for Latin American Manufacturer
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

VFD Increases Precision and Speed of Food Packaging Sealer for Latin American Manufacturer

A manufacturer of food packaging and sealing solutions is helping its customers increase productivity while reducing packaging costs and wastage with the introduction of Optidrive variable frequency drive (VFD) technology. Brazil-based JCV Maq manufactures a range of packing, sealer, weighing and feeder machines used by food producers and manufacturers. It was keen to increase the precision of...

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Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies
Servo Motor Controllers and Drives

Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies

Can be used with Micro800 controller or Logix controller, allowing OEMs to choose how the product best functions in their applications. Offers built-in safe torque off option that users can remove motor torque without removing power, allowing a machine to restart faster after it has reached a safe state. OEMs can create a motorized, or automated, system that can help speed up changeovers.

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New ACR7000 Controllers from Parker are Ideal for Tabletop and Laboratory Style Instruments
Miscellaneous Controllers

New ACR7000 Controllers from Parker are Ideal for Tabletop and Laboratory Style Instruments

Offers ethernet communications, RJ-45 Connection, selectable micro-stepping resolution up to 51,200 steps/rev and four micro-stepping drives with up to 4Amps for each motor. Includes 800MHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, 24VDC motor input power and four encoder inputs. Features Parker Motion Manager (PMM) software development tool that has ACR-View and years of user feedback.

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VFD Technology Replaces Inefficient Start/Stop Pump Control System to Ensure Clean Water Supply
AC Motor Controllers and Drives

VFD Technology Replaces Inefficient Start/Stop Pump Control System to Ensure Clean Water Supply

Replacing an inefficient start-stop transformer-based control with a variable frequency drive (VFD) on a high-powered water pump has produced 36 percent savings in energy costs within weeks of installation. As a result, the Invertek Drives Optidrive P2 VFD has also significantly cut pump downtime and maintenance costs. ENACAL, the government-owned Nicaraguan Company of Aqueducts and Sewers,...

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