Articles Tagged with ''drives''

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Drive system

January 9, 2013

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

January 9, 2013

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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D-frame drives

October 10, 2012
Available in a power range from 125 to 450hp (90 to 315kW), Danfoss D-frame VLT drives leverage back channel cooling to remove 90% of the heat generated by them to keep electronics within optimal operation temperatures.
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Miniature, automated chocolate factory assembles bars for guests

September 25, 2012
Though a guest attraction at HERSHEY’s Chocolate world, this automated line works just like its big brothers in the plant.
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Energy efficiency drives electric drives in Europe

April 19, 2012
In an area where the cost of energy is high, the food industry is seeking out AC drive systems.
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Gear drives

April 5, 2012
Able to withstand frequent, intense and aggressive cleaning processes that may include exposure to acids and alkaline solutions, NORD gear drives have wide radii and are optimized for cleaning solutions to wash off easily in all installation positions.

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Cold storage warehouse cools energy costs by 35 percent

April 5, 2012
The use of variable frequency drives also improves operational efficiency throughout refrigeration infrastructure.

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Intelligent drive

March 7, 2012
Equipped with CAN/CANopen and optionally with EtherCAT interfaces, the Technosoft iPOS3602 MX micro-sized, pluggable intelligent servo drive provides a flexible solution adapted to the decentralized control of any rotary or linear brushless, DC brush or step motor up to 75 W (36 V, 2 A).

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Gear drives/motors

February 6, 2012
Featuring unique mounting registers and keyless tapered bushings, Boston Gear Series 2000 C-face gear drives have rounded housing surfaces, and integrated O-rings and premium acrylic paint pigmented with 316 stainless steel flake.

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