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ABB Drives & Power Products: Transformerless medium voltage drive

The ACS 2000, ABB’s active front end drive for general purpose applications where a medium voltage installation is required-- such as pumps, fans, blowers and conveyors--is now available with higher power capabilities, up to 3000 HP.
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High performance palletizer

New Downstacker series palletizers from TopTier support from 11 to 30 high performance drives to maximize performance. The control technology, from B&R Industrial Automation, has reduced wiring, simplified startup and maintenance.
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World record application in linear motion

Summit Publishing blogger, Keith Campbell, reports on the importance of price versus performance when it comes to investing in new technology in his article “What is appropriate technology?” He makes his point by presenting an example where B&R Industrial Automation was able to achieve world record results in linear motion.
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Aerotech, Inc: Rotary stages in worm-gear-drive package

Aerotech’s AGR series motorized rotary stages provide significant improvements in speed, load capacity, and long-term positioning performance over previous generations of worm-gear-drive stages to address a wide range of applications for general purpose positioning in an economical package.
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Siemens Industry Inc: Single-axis drive operates pumps, fans, compressors

Siemens’ new single-axis Sinamics V20 drive for basic applications comes in four frame sizes covering the performance range from 1/6–20hp and is used to operate pumps, fans, compressors and conveyor systems, and features short commissioning times, easy operation, and cost and energy benefits.
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AutomationDirect: Low-cost microstepping drive, accessories

AutomationDirect’s SureStep line of motion control products now includes a low-cost digital stepper drive in a compact package that operates with high-speed pulse input signals (Step and Direction, or jumper-selectable CW/CCW step) and has a selectable resolution range of 200 to 20,000 steps per revolution.
Danfoss VLTR FlexConcept
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Danfoss Drives: Drive solution

Danfoss’ new VLT® FlexConcept is a complete, highly energy efficient drive solution is optimized for use in dry, wet and aseptic process areas.
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Yaskawa America, Inc: Variable speed drive

Designed for industrial fans and pumps, the P1000 variable speed drive from the Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. provides simple, reliable, cost-effective control for variable-torque loads through 500 HP and planned expansion through 1000 HP.
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Hitachi America, Ltd.: AC variable frequency drive

Hitachi America’s two new 100 V Class models in the WJ200 series of inverters are rated at ½ hp and 1 hp, 100-120 VAC, single-phase input, and 200-240 VAC, 3-phase output.
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MYNAH Technologies: Ethernet driver for FPSO subsea integration

MYNAH Technologies’ FMC722 Ethernet Driver for the DeltaV Virtual IO Module provides a high-performance integration solution between Emerson’s DeltaV Process Systems and FMC Technologies Subsea control systems used in Floating Production and Storage Operation (FPSO) Oil and Gas Production Facilities.


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