Equipment > Drives & starters

NORD wins Vanderlande Supplier Award

17 October, 2017

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been awarded the Vanderlande Supplier Award 2017 for its outstanding operational excellence and responsive supply chain, high innovative capability and strong competitiveness.

ABB ACS380 variable speed drive

13 October, 2017

The ABB ACS380 variable speed drive is specifically designed for heavy-duty loads and persistent predictability in large-scale producing machinery.

HYDAC DOL starter panels

01 April, 2017

HYDAC, as part of its local capabilities, now makes electrical control panels, and is currently offering four models of direct on-line motor starter.

Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T AC drives

09 March, 2017

Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives provide harmonic mitigation, regeneration and common bus system configurations.

ABB PSTX soft starters

19 December, 2016

Control Logic has introduced a range of soft starters from ABB adding updated functionality such as inline and inside delta connection and support for most major communication protocols.

ABB ACSM1 solar drives

10 October, 2016

ACSM1 solar drives from ABB are designed to reduce carbon footprint utilising solar power.

Smart devices rely on even smarter engineering

06 July, 2016 by Peter Tomazic, Rockwell Automation

As industrial machines become more sophisticated and connected, the need for 'smart engineering' and detailed application knowledge continues to grow to increase productivity and safety, lower risk and reduce costs of compliance.

Remote condition monitoring service for ABB drives

25 May, 2016

Enabled by the IoT, a new service delivers accurate, real-time information about drive events and helps to predict maintenance needs, operational risks and possible system faults.

Effective motor control for high-efficiency motors

08 May, 2016 by Tony Foster, Regional Sales Manager, Intelligent Energy Management Systems, Power Parameters Pty Ltd

Modern high-efficiency motors have the drawback of higher inrush and starting currents, which means protection equipment must be specified differently.

Drive automation for bogie changes

27 April, 2016

Traditional methods of railway carriage bogie exchange are time-consuming and present significant safety risks. A new automated drive solution is halving the time while improving safety.

Schneider Electric TeSys H compact motor starters

26 April, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced TeSys H, a 22.5 mm-wide multifunctional, ultracompact starter for electrical motors.

Kollmorgen SFD3 servo cable system

14 April, 2016

Kollmorgen's SFD3 single servo cable system allows drive and feedback between motor and drive in a single cable.

Schneider Electric AccuSine PCS+ and AccuSine PFV+ active filters

18 February, 2016

AccuSine PCS+ is an active filter that stabilises electrical networks, providing fast harmonic cancellation, power factor correction and load balancing, while AccuSine PFV+ is an active reactive current compensation system.

Schneider Electric TeSys LR9D electronic thermal overload relay

12 February, 2016

The TeSys LR9D electronic thermal overload relay provides advanced, flexible and reliable protection for motors.

Hoisting a gondola for building maintenance

17 December, 2015

How do you lift a 2.5-tonne gondola, at various speeds, up a vertical hoist, and stop it at the right position, within ±2 mm accuracy?

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