Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller provides a more economical alternative to drives and more advanced control than across-the-line starters, and includes a newly-designed three-phase, fully solid-state, silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) power structure.
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The next generation of Bodine’s type E and F gearmotors, the 42A5-FX is a completely redesigned permanent magnet DC (PMDC) parallel shaft gearmotor that provides up to 40% more torque than previous E/F models.
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.
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.
Control Techniques' Unidrive M is a comprehensive family of AC and servo motor controls that enhances machine performance, reduces commissioning and diagnostic times, lowers machine costs, and provides flexibility.
Bison Gear’s PowerSTAR, a new hypoid, maximum efficiency, right-angle gearmotor, uses the company's Robusticity design to improve energy efficiency for a smaller carbon footprint and maximum power density.
Lenze focused its Pack Expo message on how an emphasis on mechatronics results in drives, motors, and gear boxes that let machinery OEMs keep machine performance at a high level while footprint is minimized.