Articles Tagged with ''drives''

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Medium voltage AC drive

The Yaskawa MV1000 medium voltage AC drive uses two 5-voltage step bridges per phase to generate a 17-level line-to-line voltage output delivered to the motor.

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Plastic guide rollers

RoHS-compliant, Winco GN 753 metric-sized, plastic guide rollers move or guide smaller loads.

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Helical-bevel gear drives

 Available with output torque up to 7.7 (870 Nm) and input power to 10hp (7.5kW), Boston Gear SS2000R right-angle, helical-bevel gear drives meet the demands of washdown applications. 

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Linear positioning drives

 Nanotec Electronic hybrid linear positioning drives include a rotating screw mounted on the stepper motor; the linear movement is generated with the aid of an external nut. 

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Motor/drive combination

Siemens Industry combination motor/drive packages are power-matched for 480V high-overload operation through a 20hp range. 

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Compact drive

The Rockwell compact Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 525 AC drive features a modular design in power ranges from 0.5 to 30hp or 0.4 to 22 kilowatts at 100 to 600 volt input. 

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Helical gear drives

 Meeting the requirements of a variety of applications including industrial conveyors, food processing equipment, industrial washers and dryers, wire and cable reels and progressive cavity/positive displacement pumps, Boston Gear Series 2000 C-face inline helical gear drives feature a front-mounting face and field-installable output flange.  

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Drive system

The Siemens Sinamics S120 drive system includes Profinet, Ethernet TCP/IP and EtherNet/IP connectivity for single-plant network industrial Ethernet communication.

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Manufacturing automation drive

Providing comprehensive control across complete machines, the Control Techniques Unidrive M800 manufacturing automation drive utilizes the CoDeSys programming environment with standard IEC 61131‐3 programming languages and standard Ethernet for communication across drives, I/O, HMIs, PLCs and other industrial devices.

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Tech Update: Power Transmission Equipment - Increasing uptime in demanding environments

The key to long life and less energy usage is proper maintenance.

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