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Pump drive

Providing microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25hp, the Yaskawa iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive comes in NEMA 1- and NEMA 4X-rated models; NEMA 3R-configured packages are available.


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Low-voltage VFD

Designed to move air in HVAC applications, the Mitsubishi F800 Series low-voltage variable frequency drive can be used with air handlers, cooling towers and pumps; it also controls and supports a range of motor types, including AC induction and permanent magnet motors.


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Cabinet-free drive technology

The Rexroth IndraDrive Mi cabinet-free drive solution merges drive electronics and motors into an integral unit; it virtually eliminates the drive electronics in the cabinet.


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Decentralized servo drive

A compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive, the Siemens Sinamics S120M decentralized servo drive allows moving the motor inverter outside the control cabinet and directly onto the motor.


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Multi-pump drive

The VACON 100 FLOW AC drive controls the flow and pressure of a maximum of 8 pumps (or fans) without an external controller; it is equipped with built-in Ethernet for commissioning and maintenance, as well as local or remote monitoring.


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Conveyor belting should be seen and not heard

When belting runs quietly, there’s little wear, and that means long life and very little downtime.
Table Talk Pies, located in Worcester, MA since 1938, makes those four-in. round pies that, if you live in the Northeast, you’ve probably have had the opportunity to try.


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Auto-tensioning motor base

The Browning Tenso-set Series 600 horizontal sliding motor base for V-belt drives automatically maintains belt tension for extended periods; a coil spring inside the screw housing pushes against the carriage to maintain tension as the belt wears or seats itself further into the sheave groove.


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Drive components

Meeting the IEEE 519 standard for preventing interference between electrical components, REO-USA liquid-cooled resistors and reactors dissipate and remove heat from variable frequency drives used in food processing and HVAC applications; they have “water pockets” and are encapsulated on a metal plate with integrated cooling channels.


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